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Paramount Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,518 works in 3,153 publications in 3 languages and 124,251 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  War films  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  Film noir  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Paramount Home Video (Firm)
Harold and Maude by Hal Ashby( Visual )

13 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in English and held by 1,766 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 Taylor Hackford( Visual )

13 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 1,760 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 )

18 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in English and held by 1,727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widescreen. Private eye Jake Gittes, living off the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-war Southern California is hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair. Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double dealings and deadly deceits, uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together for one, unforgettable night in Chinatown
Ordinary people by Robert Redford( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and held by 1,669 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 )

6 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and held by 1,628 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
Apocalypse now redux by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

10 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in English and held by 1,519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francis Ford Coppola's vision of man's heart of darkness revealed through the peculiar madness of the Vietnam War
Beverly Hills cop by Martin Brest( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 1,420 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 1,318 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 )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 1,289 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 )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,154 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
Dexter by Jeffry P Lindsay( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,129 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
Next by Michael Crichton( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,098 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 under an assumed name in Vegas, performing cheap tricks and living 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 )

10 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 1,065 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
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

18 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and German and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indiana Jones, his sidekick Short Round, and nightclub singer Willie Scott go from high-flying action above the Himalayas to a nail-biting runaway mine car chase and finally a spine-tingling escape from a fortress-like mine in India while on the trail of a sacred stone
Star trek, the original series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spaceship U.S.S. Enterprise, with its 430 crew members captained by James T. Kirk, travels the universe "to boldly go where no man has gone before." Contains all 29 episodes from season one
The Godfather, part II( Visual )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continues the saga of two generations of successive power within the Corleone family
 
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Ordinary peopleNot for ourselves alone : the story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. AnthonyStar trek IV : the voyage homeThe sons of Katie Elder