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Paramount Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,715 works in 3,294 publications in 3 languages and 119,843 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Western films  Documentary television programs  Detective and mystery films  Film noir  Science fiction films  Biographical films  Biography 
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 2017 in English and held by 2,855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drifter and retired gunfighter assists a homestead family terrorized by an aging cattleman and his hired gun
An officer and a gentleman by Taylor Hackford( Visual )

15 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 1,751 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 1,680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The plot is a labyrinth of successive revelations having to do with Los Angeles water reserves, land rights, fraud and intra-family hanky-panky, climaxing in Los Angeles's Chinatown on a street that seems no more mysterious than Flatbush Avenue"--The New York Times, reviewed by Vincent Canby
Ordinary people by Robert Redford( Visual )

5 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in English and held by 1,646 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 )

13 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and held by 1,638 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
A place in the sun by George Stevens( Visual )

6 editions published between 1979 and 2001 in English and held by 1,556 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 )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aliens abduct all adults; genius Jimmy and his friends build an interstellar space fleet, rescue them, and get home in time for dinner
Beverly Hills cop by Martin Brest( Visual )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 1,425 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 )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,349 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 1,259 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
Serpico by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

8 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of a true story where 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 1,100 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 )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 1,066 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
The West by Ken Burns( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,063 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
Paint your wagon by Joshua Logan( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and held by 1,038 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
The shootist by Don Siegel( Visual )

9 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 1,015 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
 
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Shane
Languages
English (153)

Spanish (3)

French (1)

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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 shootist