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Video Images (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,042 works in 1,471 publications in 3 languages and 7,129 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Silent films  Historical films  Documentary films  Film adaptations  Short films  Nonfiction films  Animated films  War films 
Roles: Distributor, pre, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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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 371 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 )

11 editions published between 1981 and 1998 in French and English and held by 256 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 220 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 John Halas( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in English and held by 146 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 Napoleon, whose slogan is "all animals are equal but some animals more equal than others."
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
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

Shakespeare's comedy with Olivier as Orlando and Bergner as Rosalind. Disguies & mistaken identities cause merriement in the Forest of Arden
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

Five short films selected from the avant garde movement of the 1920's and 1930's
The plow that broke the plains by Pare Lorentz( Visual )

7 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in English and held by 90 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 )

5 editions published between 1925 and 1998 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 82 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 72 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
Triumph des Willens : das Dokument vom Reichsparteitag, 1934 = Triumph of the will. by Leni Riefenstahl( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in German and English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film commissioned by Adolph Hitler as the official record of the Nuremberg Party Rally of 1934. Produced as an important piece of political propaganda to introduce the new German leaders to the nation and to impress foreign audiences
The Birth of a nation( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in English and held by 66 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 Thornton Wilder( Visual )

8 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with life in a small New Hampshire community during the early years of the 20th century. A boy and girl, children of neighboring parents, fall in love, get married and have a child. Presented are their toils and pleasures, their secret dreams and sorrows
Nazi war crime trials( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents five newsreels, a theatrical trailer, and a documentary from the Soviet Union, dealing with the Nuremberg Trials. Goering, von Papen, Hess, Schacht, Streicher, Keitel and other high ranking Nazis and German military officers are seen. Contains scenes of hangings and executions by firing squads that are not for the squeamish
 
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