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Paramount Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,726 works in 3,304 publications in 2 languages and 120,206 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Western films  Gangster films  Film noir  Documentary television programs  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Paramount Home Video (Firm)
Shane by George Stevens( Visual )

20 editions published between 1952 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drifter who is also a retired gunfighter assists a homestead family terrorized by an aging cattleman and his hired gun
Harold and Maude by Hal Ashby( Visual )

14 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in English and held by 1,761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man obsessed with death falls in love with a 79-year-old woman
An officer and a gentleman by Richard Gere( Visual )

15 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 1,760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A timeless tale of romance, friendship, and growth. Loner Zack Mayo enters Officer Candidate School to become a Navy pilot and in thirteen weeks he learns the importance of discipline, love and friendship
Chinatown by Roman Polanski( Visual )

18 editions published between 1974 and 2002 in English and held by 1,682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Los Angeles of the thirties, a private detective takes on a seemingly routine matrimonial inquiry. His persistence in investigating leads to violence and murder as he uncovers evidence of public and personal corruption. Drought-stricken Los Angeles in 1937 is a disorientingly alien place. In this multi-layered narrative, marked by dark humour, the mysterious Chinatown, where social and moral norms break down, acts as a metaphor for a pervasive corruption implicating the past, the present and even the future. DVD
Ordinary people by Robert Redford( Visual )

5 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in English and held by 1,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of a wealthy family's deterioration after the death of the eldest son in a boating accident
Reds by Warren Beatty( Visual )

12 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and held by 1,639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of the love affair of John Reed, American Communist, journalist and activist and Louise Bryant, writer and feminist
A place in the sun by George Stevens( Visual )

6 editions published between 1979 and 2001 in English and held by 1,567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor young man is determined to win a place in respectable society and the heart of a beautiful socialite. A factory girl has dark secret that threatens his professional and romantic prospects. Consumed with fear and desire, he is ultimately driven to a desperate act of passion that unravels his world forever
Jimmy Neutron, boy genius by John A Davis( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 1,461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy genuis must rescue the adults of his home town before they are used as human sacrifices
Beverly Hills cop by Martin Brest( Visual )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 1,430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A street-wise Detroit detective pursues his friend's murderer to Beverly Hills where he gets involved in an international network of smugglers and drug peddlers
Mario Puzo's The godfather by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

33 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in English and held by 1,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Corleone Family nearly falls from power in America but rises to observe the passage of rites from father to son. There is a balance between family life and the ugly business of crime in which they are engaged
Not for ourselves alone : the story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony by Ken Burns( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the history of women's suffrage in the United States through the dramatic, often turbulent friendship of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan Anthony. Part 1 covers the years from their youth up to the establishment of the National Woman Suffrage Association in 1868. Part 2 spans the period from 1868 to the passage in 1919 of the 19th amendment to the Constitution which gave women the vote
Star trek IV : the voyage home by Leonard Nimoy( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kirk and his crew time travel back to 1986 San Francisco where they encounter the alien life of punk, pizza and exact-change buses while trying to capture two almost-extinct humpback whales to take back with them to the 23rd century
Serpico by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

8 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of the true story of a young New York police officer refuses to extort money from criminals as the other officers do. His fellow police officers turn against him when he seeks to expose the situation during a grand jury investigation
Next by Lee Tamahori( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Las Vegas showroom magician Cris Johnson has a secret which torments him. He can see a few minutes into the future. Sick of the examinations he underwent as a child and the interest of the government and medical establishment in his power, he lies low in Vegas under an assumed name. There, he performs cheap tricks and lives off small-time gambling "winnings." But when a terrorist group threatens to detonate a nuclear device in Los Angeles, government agent Callie Ferris must use all her wiles to capture Cris and convince him to help her stop the cataclysm
The sons of Katie Elder by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The day that Katie Elder is buried, her four sons return home to Clearwater, Texas, to pay their last respects. It is a he-man story, as well as, a drama of the maternal influence of Katie Elder, her sacrifice, love and incredible valor. The hopes and aspirations for her sons is movingly communicated from beginning to conclusion
The West by Geoffrey C Ward( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the history of the American West, starting with the first European explorations and ending with the beginning of the 20th century. Examines the impact of the white settlers on the lives of the Native Americans and the land. Also discusses the Gold Rush, the Civil War, the building of the transcontinental railroad, the battle of Little Bighorn, and the massacre at Wounded Knee
Paint your wagon by Joshua Logan( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and held by 1,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

À l'époque de la ruée vers l'or en Californie vers 1850, Ben Rumson, un bagarreur alcoolique, et Pardner, un jeune fermier romantique du Michigan découvrent de l'or et s'associent
The shootist by Don Siegel( Visual )

9 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging and ill gunfighter seeks to retire quietly but is enmeshed in one last valiant battle and dies with honor
Fatal Attraction by Adrian Lyne( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dan, a New York attorney, has a brief fling with a stranger, Alex, and later shrugs off the affair as a mistake and considers it over. However, Alex refuses to be ignored and is prepared to destroy Dan's family in her attempt to keep him
 
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ChinatownOrdinary peopleJimmy Neutron, boy geniusNot for ourselves alone : the story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. AnthonyStar trek IV : the voyage homeThe sons of Katie ElderThe shootistFatal Attraction