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Playhouse Video

Overview
Works: 263 works in 454 publications in 1 language and 12,917 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  Musical films  Animated films  Short films  Children's television programs  Historical films 
Roles: Publisher, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Playhouse Video
The secret garden by Agnieszka Holland( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten-year-old Mary comes to live in a lonely house on the Yorkshire moors and discovers an invalid cousin and the mysteries of a locked garden
The Lorax by Seuss( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Lorax" is a lovable creature who speaks for the trees, trying to stop the profit-greedy Once-ler from destroying the forest
Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat by Seuss( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young children face the sad prospect of rainy day boredom. Then in walks the madcap mischief-maker who won't leave till he finds his moss-covered, three handled gredunza. The search virtually destroys the house, only to be magically cleaned-up by the Cat in the Hat in just the nick of time. The afternoon becomes fun indeed!
Cinderella by Shelley Duvall( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cinderella comes to life in this lavish version of the classic fairy tale
How to eat fried worms( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy wants a dirt bike so badly he makes a bet with his friends that for fifty dollars he'll eat a worm every day for fifteen days. Animated
A tree grows in Brooklyn( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Película que nos cuenta la infancia de una niña, describiendo sus relaciones con amigos, parientes irlandeses, etc. en el barrio de Brooklyn de principios de siglo
The Little Colonel by David Butler( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An old-fashioned Southern colonel has disowned his daughter formarrying a Yankee and resists all entreaties for a reconciliation; but he can't resist the charms of his granddaughter
Halloween is Grinch night( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sleepy peace of Hooville is disturbed by the howling soursweet wind, signaling the beginning of Grinch Night. Soon the evil Grinch sets forth with his dreaded paraphernalia wagon to terrorize the villagers, all of whom are paralyzed with fear. But one little boy, young Eukariah, sets out to save his family and town
Conrack by Martin Ritt( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an idealistic, innovative teacher on a remote South Carolina island. His unorthodox teaching methods bring him into conflict with the reactionary school superintendent
Johnny Appleseed( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Johnny Appleseed, the American legend, who traveled the frontier wearing a burlap sack, sporting a pot for a hat, and carrying a pouch full of apple seeds."--Container
Dr. Seuss Green eggs and ham and other stories( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Zax: are two stubborn creatures who absolutely refuse to step aside for each other when they cross paths
Annie Oakley by George Stevens( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jamie Lee Curtis stars as the famous Little Miss Sure Shot, Annie Oakley, in this chaming portrayal of the legendary shooting markswoman
The Princess and the pea by H. C Andersen( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prince's domineering mother insists on an unusual test to find a true princess
Winnie-the-Pooh( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four Winnie-the-Pooh stories presented by storyteller, Willie Rushton and based on the original illustrations. Animated and live action
The gunfighter( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimmy Ringo, the deadliest shot in the West, has decided to end his killing days, but is constantly pursued by young gunners determined to shoot the great man. He returns to Cayenne, hoping to resume a life with his estranged wife. But with more young gunslingers aiming for him, he has to put his fate in the hands of the sheriff, his old bandit buddy
The Three little pigs( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Faerie Tale Theatre presentation of The Three Little Pigs features Jeff Goldblum as the Big Bad Wolf, and Billy Crystal as the smart pig. Ingenious sets, colorful costumes, and hilarious make-up superbly bring this children's classic to life
Music and feelings by Fred Rogers( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mister Rogers celebrates the many ways music touches our lives. Talking about feelings can be hard, but letting the people who love us know how we feel is an important part of growing
Casey at the bat( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even on the fateful day when Casey strikes out, he remains the hero who brought joy back to Mudville, saved the town stadium, and gave America it's national pastime
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A supertitious schoolmaster, in love with a wealthy farmer's daughter, has a terrifying encounter with a headless horseman
The littlest rebel( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Only a plea to President Lincoln can help when the father of a plantation girl is arrested and charged with espionage against the Yankees
 
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Alternative Names
CBS Fox Video. Playhouse Video

Languages
English (74)

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