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Paramount Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,752 works in 3,234 publications in 3 languages and 122,773 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Gangster films  Western films  War films  Film noir  Action and adventure films  Documentary television programs  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 )

19 editions published between 1952 and 2016 in English and held by 2,881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drifter and retired gunfighter assists a homestead family who are being terrorized by an aging cattleman and his hired gun. In fighting the last, decisive battle, the hero sees the end of his own way of life
Harold and Maude by Hal Ashby( Visual )

16 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in English and held by 1,773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black comedy about a rich, disturbed, young man, fascinated with death and funerals, who has an affair and a series of adventures with an eccentric and independent 80-year-old woman
An officer and a gentleman by Taylor Hackford( Visual )

13 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 1,754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zack Mayo enters Officer Candidate School to become a Navy pilot and in 13 weeks learns about discipline, love, and friendship
Chinatown by Roman Polanski( Visual )

17 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in English and held by 1,721 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 1,661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of a wealthy family's deterioration after the death of the eldest son in a boating accident
Mario Puzo's The godfather by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

42 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in English and held by 1,614 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
A place in the sun by George Stevens( Visual )

6 editions published between 1979 and 2001 in English and held by 1,548 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
Apocalypse now redux by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

11 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in English and held by 1,506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francis Ford Coppola's vision of man's heart of darkness revealed through the peculiar madness of the Vietnam War
Jimmy Neutron, boy genius by John A Davis( Visual )

7 editions published in 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 1,460 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 1,426 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
Not for ourselves alone : the story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony by Ken Burns( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,327 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
Reds by Warren Beatty( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,282 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
Star trek IV : the voyage home by Leonard Nimoy( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 1,278 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
Dexter by Jeffry P Lindsay( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dexter is back with a new take on taking life. He is ready to put the past behind him until a high-profile case sides him with powerful Assistant DA Miguel Prado, and the pressure might be too great for even Dexter to hack. Includes
Serpico by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

8 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,159 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 )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,093 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 )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the hopes and aspirations Katie Elder has for her four sons
The West by Geoffrey C Ward( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,060 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
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

19 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and German and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indiana Jones, the daredevil archeologist, is out to find the famous Ankara Stone and to save hundreds of children who've been enslaved by a mysterious cult. Includes an interview with George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, and Harrison Ford following the feature film
Paint your wagon by Joshua Logan( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and held by 1,019 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
 
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ChinatownOrdinary peopleMario Puzo's The godfatherJimmy Neutron, boy geniusNot for ourselves alone : the story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. AnthonyStar trek IV : the voyage homeThe sons of Katie Elder