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Video Images (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,027 works in 1,462 publications in 3 languages and 7,191 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Silent films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Documentary films  Short films  War films  Biographical films  Animated films 
Roles: Distributor, pre, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Video Images (Firm)
School for scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( Visual )

9 editions published between 1981 and 1998 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic satire of the morals and manners of eighteenth century England. Presents the adventures and romantic exploits of two brothers and their wealthy uncle who devises a scheme to test their true merits
Nuit et brouillard = Night and fog by Alain Resnais( Visual )

11 editions published between 1981 and 1998 in French and English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briliant documentary graphically showing the horror of the Nazi concentration camps
An occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge by Ambrose Bierce( Visual )

9 editions published between 1962 and 1998 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the final thoughts of a condemned man as he stands on a bridge awaiting hanging by Union soldiers
Le bourgeois gentilhomme = The would-be gentleman by Molière( Visual )

8 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in French and English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A screen adaptation of Moliere's comedy, this is a lively satire on the pretensions of a rich but silly man to the snobberies of the aristocracy
Animal farm by George Orwell( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of farm animals successfully revolt against their cruel human owner, only to be enslaved anew by the unscrupulous pig Napolean, whose slogan is "all animals are equal but some animals more equal than others."
The plow that broke the plains by Pare Lorentz( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first work depicts the social and economic history of the Great Plains from the settlement of prairies by cattlemen and farmers through the World War I boom to drought and depression. The second work examines the L.M.S. Railway and the Royal Mail system prior to World War II
A doll's house by George Schaefer( Visual )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All her life, Nora has been protected like a fragile possession ... a doll in a doll's house. After she marries, she becomes frustrated and realizes that, under the dominance of her husband, she will never have an identity of her own. Nora leaves her husband and children to find a new life for herself
Phedre by Jean Racine( Visual )

7 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in French and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Racine's adaptation of the legend of Thesus, king of Athens, his wife, Phedre, and his son, Hippolyte, written in 1677
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1999 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about the impetuous yearnings of love among mere mortals, especially when the woodland's elves and fairies intervene
Olivier's As You Like It by William Shakespeare( Visual )

7 editions published between 1980 and 1999 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film adaptation of Shakespeare's well known comedy. A pastoral romance set in the Forest of Arden in medieval France
Truman Capote's A Christmas memory( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reminiscence of a Christmas shared by a seven-year-old boy and a sixtyish childlike woman, with enormous love and friendship between them
Avant garde and experimental films( Visual )

8 editions published between 1980 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of five experimental short silent films with accompanying musical soundtracks made between 1928 and 1934
Triumph des Willens : das Dokument vom Reichsparteitag 1934 by Leni Riefenstahl( Visual )

10 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in German and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pictorial record of the sixth Nazi congress at Nuremburg, and a controversial propaganda film on Nazi Germany. Shows troops of Hitler youth at play, ranks of laborers, parades of storm troopers, cheering citizens, close-ups of Hitler, etc. creating a mystical, primitive union between the dictator and his followers and exalting Nazi unity. Created to introduce the new German leaders to the nation and impress foreign audiences
The Battleship Potemkin by Sergei Eisenstein( Visual )

5 editions published between 1925 and 1998 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Odessa - 1905. Enraged with the deplorable conditions on board the armored cruiser Potemkin, the ship's loyal crew contemplates the unthinkable - mutiny. Seizing control of the Potemkin and raising the red flag of revolution, the sailors' revolt becomes the rallying point for a Russian populace ground under the boot heels of the Czar's Cossacks. When ruthless White Russian cavalry arrives to crush the rebellion on the sandstone Odessa Steps, the most famous and most quoted film sequence in cinema history is born
Das Leben von Adolf Hitler( Visual )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses rarely seen archival footage to examine Hitler's rise from early life to the death camps of World War II
La passion de Jeanne d'Arc = Passion of Joan of Arc by Carl Theodor Dreyer( Visual )

9 editions published between 1980 and 1998 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of the trial and execution of the famous martyr
The Birth of a nation( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays life in the South during and after the Civil War, its effects on both a Northern and a Southern family, and a romance between a member of each
October 1917 by Sergei Eisenstein( Visual )

in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silent film reenactment detailing the events leading up to the Russian Revolution. The film was commissioned to Sergei Eisenstein to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Russian Revolution. Eisenstein chose to capture the spirit of the era by focusing on one place at one point in time: Petrograd between February and October 1917, and using a political perspective. The original version was heavily censored by Stalin, and released in the US as 'Ten days that shook the world'. In 1967 a full restoration was made, and a music score by Shostakovich and sound effects track were added
Our town by Sam Wood( Visual )

8 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores daily life, love, marriage, and death in a small New Hampshire town in the early 1900's
Richard Nixon : "Checkers", "Old Glory", "Resignation"( Visual )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents three separate speeches which former president Richard M. Nixon gave including one from his first campaign for national office and his last address to the nation as President
 
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English (91)

French (24)

German (10)