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Video Images (Firm)

Overview
Works: 989 works in 1,489 publications in 3 languages and 6,648 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Silent films  Short films  Documentary films  Historical films  Television adaptations  Comedy films  War 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 )

11 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live TV adaptation of the classic Sheridan satire of 18th century English morals and manners
Nuit et brouillard = Night and fog by Alain Resnais( Visual )

12 editions published between 1981 and 1998 in French and English and held by 242 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 208 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 by Molière( Visual )

9 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in French and English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comic opera-ballet performed by the Comédie Française. Molière satirizes the aspirations of a man to attain a higher station in society
Animal farm by John Halas( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This rendering of Orwell's classic is set in the beautiful Irish countryside and populated with a wide variety of barnyard animals. Chaos ensues when the animals take over the farm
A doll's house by Henrik Ibsen( Visual )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 126 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
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about the impetuous yearnings of love among mere mortals, especially when the woodland's elves and fairies intervene
Phèdre by Jean Racine( Visual )

8 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in French and held by 115 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
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Visual )

7 editions published between 1980 and 1999 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosalind is the daughter of banished Duke Senior and is being raised at the court of Duke Frederick, with her cousin Celia. She falls in love with a young man named Orlando, but she is banished by Duke Frederick, who threatens death if she comes near the court again. Celia goes with Rosalind. Disguised as the boy Ganymede, Rosalind enters the forest of Arden. Upon their arrival in the forest, they happen upon Orlando and his manservant, who are fleeing the wrath of Orlando's eldest brother. What follows is an elaborate scheme devised by the cross-dressing Rosalind to find out the verity of Orlando's supposed passion for her, and to further capture his heart, through the witty and mischievous façade of Ganymede
Truman Capote's A Christmas memory by Truman Capote( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and held by 97 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
Triumph of the will = Triumph des Willens : das Dokument vom Reichsparteitag 1934 by Leni Riefenstahl( Visual )

12 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in German and English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A propaganda film of the 1934 Nazi Party Congress in Nuremburg, Germany, glorifying the Party, the German youth movement, and the new Reichsfuehrer Adolf Hitler
Avant garde and experimental films( Visual )

10 editions published between 1980 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of five experimental short silent films with accompanying musical soundtracks made between 1928 and 1934
The plow that broke the plains by Pare Lorentz( Visual )

7 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in English and held by 84 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
The Battleship Potemkin by Sergei Eisenstein( Visual )

7 editions published between 1925 and 1998 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 79 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
The birth of a nation by D. W Griffith( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This epic story of the Civil War as seen through the lives of two families is a controversial classic of film history
The General by Buster Keaton( Visual )

8 editions published between 1926 and 1985 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A foppish student (Keaton) returns to his father's ramshackle Mississippi riverboat and after many misadventures ends up marrying the daughter of his father's rival
Avant garde #2( Visual )

8 editions published between 1978 and 1999 in English and French and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes three silent experimental films with music scores: Symphonie diagonale (1924), L'Etoile de mar (1928), and Entr'acte (1924). The films exemplify the cinematic Dada movement of 1921-1929 in France and Germany
Das Leben von Adolf Hitler( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in English and held by 68 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
Richard Nixon : "Checkers", "Old Glory", "Resignation"( Visual )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1983 in English and held by 66 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
The Plow that broke the Plains ; Night mail( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first work is the story of America's Great Plains, which details the ravages of drought and the area's history, and the migration of farmers to the Pacific Coast. The second work, by Britain's famed GPO Film Unit is a homage to the British postal and railway systems
 
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Languages
English (105)

French (29)

German (10)