WorldCat Identities

Sony Video Software Company

Overview
Works: 118 works in 165 publications in 2 languages and 3,587 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Biography  Film noir  Gangster films  Animated films  Fiction  Biographical films 
Roles: pre, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Sony Video Software Company
Celebrating Bird : the triumph of Charlie Parker by Gary Giddins( Visual )

16 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In film clips, photos, and interviews, the life of virtuoso saxophonist Charlie Parker is traced from Kansas City to the New York jazz scene of the 1950s
How the leopard got his spots by Rudyard Kipling( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells how the leopard got his spotted coat in order to hunt the animals in the dappled shadows of the forest
Brer Rabbit and the wonderful tar baby by Joel Chandler Harris( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates how the wily Brer Rabbits outwits Brer Fox who has set out to trap him
Red Riding Hood ; Goldilocks( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Red Riding Hood, the adventures of a little girl who meets a wolf in the forest on the way to visit her grandmother. In Goldilocks, a humorous adaptation of the classic tale in which a tired and hungry little girl helps herself to the belongings of three bears in the woods
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legend of the new schoolmaster, Ichabod Crane, the local bully, Brom Bones, and the ghost, the Headless Horseman
The Fisherman and his wife by Eric Metaxas( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fishman's greedy wife is never satisfied with the wishes granted to them by an enchanted fish
The Emperor's new clothes( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a royal procession, a vain emperor wears an invisible suit clothes made for him by two swindlers
One day in the life of Ivan Denisovich( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of Ivan Denisovich, prisoner in a Stalinist work camp in Siberia, and his determination to retain his sanity and his self worth in an oppressive system designed to break the human spirit. This film portrays the angst and hope conveyed by Nobel laureate Alexander Solzhenitsyn in his internationally acclaimed novel
The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher and the tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher: Mr. Jeremy Fisher, the frog, goes fishing for a minnow and has an unpleasant encounter with an enormous trout
Kazoku gēmu = Family game by Yōhei Honma( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in Japanese and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film that pokes fun at contemporary Japanese ideals, portraying a middle-class family as it battles against the Japanese educational system
Shinjū ten no Amijima = Double suicide by Masahiro Shinoda( Visual )

2 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in Japanese and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jihei has an affair and falls in love with the geisha, Koharu. His attempts to pay the price for her freedom bankrupts the family business. The town calls for divorce, and Jihei stands to lose his wife, children, and home
Norainu = Stray dog by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

3 editions published in 1988 in Japanese and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Tokyo during the late 1940's, the film captures the chaos and humiliation that existed in Japan immediately after World War II. When detective Murakami loses his revolver he must descend into Tokyo's underworld and face the killer who has taken it
Mother = [Okāsan]( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in Japanese and English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mother is a portrait of silent sacrifice and secret strength. The Fukuharas' struggles reflect the hardships facing many working class families during the postwar era."--Container
Bakushū = Early summer by Yasujirō Ozu( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in Japanese and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Noriko, a young woman who refuses to give up her job to get married because of her age
Tanin no kao = The face of another by Hiroshi Teshigahara( Visual )

3 editions published in 1988 in Japanese and English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychological study of a scientist whose face has been destroyed by an explosion. He decides to regain contact with society by wearing a mask, and assuming a new artificial identity
Curious George : vol. 2 by Margret Rey( Visual )

2 editions published between 1972 and 1983 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animated stories of the inquisitive little monkey that gets in the worst predicaments, but comes out smelling like a rose!
Sugata Sanshirō : 1943-nen 3-gatsu sakuhin by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in Japanese and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strengthened by a spiritual awakening, a follower of the newly founded judo movement masters his art and defeats rivals from competing martial arts schools
Twenty-four eyes by Keisuke Kinoshita( Visual )

3 editions published in 1988 in Japanese and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of an elementary school teacher and her students living on a remote island in prewar Japan and the beauty and innocence lost as progress and war intrude
Genroku chushingura = 47 ronin by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in Japanese and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cinematic exploration of heroism and self-sacrifice which provides a glimpse at the price men sometimes paid to preserve their honor
The Go masters = Mikan no taikyoku( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in Japanese and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film about the game of Go and the international conflicts that arise because of the ascendance of a Chinese master of the game. He must make the terrible choice between retaining his Chinese citizenship or becoming Japanese when he defeats the Japanese champion
 
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