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Paramount Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 2,112 works in 3,980 publications in 3 languages and 116,673 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Detective and mystery films  Western films  Police films  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film noir  Comedy films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, fds
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Paramount Home Video (Firm)
Shane( Visual )

3 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in English and held by 2,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drifter and retired gunfighter helps a family being terrorized by a cattleman and his hired gun
Harold and Maude by Hal Ashby( Visual )

17 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in English and held by 1,713 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 )

21 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 1,709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

22 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in English and held by 1,593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seemingly routine matrimonial snooping job mushrooms into a murderous regional and personal scandal in pre-World War II Los Angeles
Ordinary people by Robert Redford( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in English and held by 1,579 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 )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in English and French and held by 1,568 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
The godfather by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

17 editions published between 1972 and 2004 in English and held by 1,516 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 1,465 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
Beverly Hills cop by Martin Brest( Visual )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Axel Foley is a brash, street smart Detroit detective who follows the trail of a friend's murderer to the posh surroundings of Beverly Hills. And before Axel gets his man, he gets up to his neck 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 )

8 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,371 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
Jimmy Neutron, boy genius by John A Davis( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 1,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aliens abduct all adults; genius Jimmy and his friends build an interstellar spacefleet and rescue them, and get home in time for dinner
Serpico by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

11 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,227 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
Star trek IV : the voyage home by Leonard Nimoy( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mysterious alien power is threatening Earth in the 23rd century by evaporating oceans and destroying the atmosphere. Kirk and his crew must time travel back to 1986 San Francisco where they encounter the alien life of punk, pizza, and exact-change busses while trying to capture two almost-extinct humpback whales to take back with them
Dexter by Jeffry P Lindsay( Visual )

2 editions 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
Witness by Peter Weir( Visual )

15 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and held by 1,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young Amish woman and her son get caught up in the murder of an undercover narcotics agent, their savior turns out to be hardened Philadelphia detective John Book, who runs head-on into the non-violent world of a Pennsylvania Amish community
The sons of Katie Elder( Visual )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 1,060 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
Paint your wagon by Joshua Logan( Visual )

10 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a goldmining boom town centering on the work-and-play partnership of two miners and the wife they share
The West by Ken Burns( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,042 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 shootist by Don Siegel( Visual )

12 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and held by 1,013 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 )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 1,009 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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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Shane
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ChinatownOrdinary peopleThe godfatherNot for ourselves alone : the story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. AnthonyJimmy Neutron, boy geniusStar trek IV : the voyage homeWitnessThe sons of Katie Elder
Languages
English (226)

Spanish (2)

French (1)