WorldCat Identities

Playhouse Video

Overview
Works: 258 works in 460 publications in 1 language and 11,887 library holdings
Genres: Children's films  Juvenile works  Drama  Film adaptations  Animated films  Comedy films  Fiction  Musical films  Short films  Children's television programs 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Playhouse Video
The Secret garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 398 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 283 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
Johnny Appleseed by Johnny Appleseed( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in English and held by 272 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
Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat by Seuss( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 269 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 Sergey Prokofiev( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
How to eat fried worms by Thomas Rockwell( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 259 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 by Elia Kazan( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a young girl in turn of the century Brooklyn who adores her charming but irreponsible father and resents her mother who tries to hold the family together
The Little Colonel by David Butler( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An old-fashioned Southern colonel has disowned his daughter for marrying a Yankee and resists all entreaties for a reconciliation until he succumbs to the charms of his little granddaughter. Previews of other Shirley Temple films precede feature
Halloween is Grinch night by Seuss( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 193 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
The Three little pigs by Society for Visual Education( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 188 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
Conrack by Martin Ritt( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 185 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
Annie Oakley by George Stevens( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 185 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
Dr. Seuss Green eggs and ham and other stories by Seuss( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Green eggs and ham: the Seuss classic about the wiley Sam-I-Am whose favorite dish is an abomination. Until it's finally tasted, and savored!
The Princess and the pea by Janet Stevens( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prince's domineering mother insists on an unusual test to find a true princess
The gunfighter by Henry King( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the Old West, this is the tale of a man frustrated in his quest for a peaceful, law-abiding existence, both by his past and an all too violent present
Winnie-the-Pooh( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four Winnie-the-Pooh stories told by Winnie Rushton
Shelley Duvall's Tall tales & legends by Ernest Lawrence Thayer( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the summer of 1888, with baseball in its infancy, Boss Undercrawl, who rules Mudville, wants to use the local stadium as his factory's dump site. Just before a crucial game, a fan gives down-on-his-luck player Casey a magic potion to rub on his bat
The legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legend of the new schoolmaster, Ichabod Crane, the local bully, Brom Bones, and the ghost, the Headless Horseman
Music and feelings by Fred Rogers( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 154 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
The Dancing princesses by Maryedith Burrell( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overbearing king learns that being overprotective of his daughters is as unwise as being too permissive
 
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CBS Fox Video. Playhouse Video

Languages
English (81)