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Paramount Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,664 works in 3,213 publications in 4 languages and 120,527 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Western films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Documentary television programs  Film noir  Comedy films  Biographical 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 Oliver Sacks( Visual )

20 editions published between 1952 and 2016 in English and held by 2,873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drifter and retired gunfighter comes to the assistance of a homestead family terrorized by a welathy cattleman and his hired gun
Harold and Maude by Hal Ashby( Visual )

14 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in English and held by 1,764 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 )

14 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 1,752 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 1,684 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 1,664 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 )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and held by 1,627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reds is the story of the love affair of John Reed and Louise Bryant in a war-torn world and how the Russian Revolution shook their lives. John Reed was an American Communist, journalist, and activist who was buried next to the Kremlin wall. Louise Bryant was a writer and feminist
A place in the sun by George Stevens( Visual )

6 editions published between 1979 and 2001 in English and held by 1,558 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 )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,462 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 1,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brash, street smart Detroit detective follows the trail of a friend's murderer to the posh surroundings of Beverly Hills
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 1,339 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 1,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the Starship Enterprise set out to rescue two humpback whales from San Francisco in the year 1986
Dexter by Jeffry P Lindsay( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,178 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 puts him in the sights of powerful Assistant DA Miguel Prado, and the pressure might be too great for even Dexter to hack
Serpico by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

8 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,167 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 1,097 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 West by Geoffrey C Ward( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,062 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
The sons of Katie Elder by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the hopes and aspirations Katie Elder has for her four sons
Paint your wagon by Joshua Logan( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and held by 1,022 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
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

18 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in English and German and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indiana Jones, an adventuresome archaeologist, sets out to find the famous Ankara Stone and thus save hundreds of children who've been enslaved by a mysterious Indian cult
The shootist by Don Siegel( Visual )

9 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A terminally ill gunfighter seeks to retire quietly but is embroiled in one last battle
Fatal Attraction by Adrian Lyne( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New York attorney has a romantic fling while his wife is out of town, and then shrugs it off. But the woman involved with him won't be ignored, even if it means destroying his family 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