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Video Images (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,036 works in 1,520 publications in 3 languages and 6,389 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Silent films  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Comedy films  Short films  Historical films  Animated films  Political fiction 
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 )

10 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 331 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 )

12 editions published between 1981 and 1998 in French and English and held by 221 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 )

7 editions published between 1962 and 1998 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization about the last moments of a young southern spy, condemned to hang for an act of sabotage committed during the American Civil War
Animal farm by John Halas( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in English and held by 129 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."
A Doll's house by Henrik Ibsen( Visual )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman 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 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published between 1981 and 1996 in French and held by 103 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
Le bourgeois gentilhomme = The would-be gentleman by Molière( Visual )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in French and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comic opera-ballet about a rich bourgeois who strives to become a nobleman, by hook or by crook
Truman Capote's A Christmas memory by Truman Capote( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reminiscence of a Christmas shared by a seven-year-old boy and a sixtyish woman with the love and friendship between them
William Shakespeare's As you like it by William Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1999 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film adaptation of Shakespeare's well known comedy. A pastoral romance set in the Forest of Arden in medieval France, this story is full of kindliness, good fellowship, and goodwill. Although shortened from the original, this version is considered an honest interpretation of the play, with no modern day additions
Avant garde and experimental films( Visual )

11 editions published between 1980 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 84 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 76 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
Avant garde #2( Visual )

9 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
The Battleship Potemkin by Sergei Eisenstein( Visual )

5 editions published between 1925 and 1998 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Re-creates the 1905 mutiny on the battleship "Prince Potemkin." It focuses on a mutiny by the battleship's crew and the subsequent massacre of civilians, reflecting the spirit of the times
Le bourgeois gentilhomme = The would-be gentleman by Molière( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1996 in French and English and held by 70 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
Triumph of the will = Triumph des Willens : das Dokument vom Reichsparteitag 1934 by Leni Riefenstahl( Visual )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in German and English and held by 67 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
Richard Nixon : "Checkers", "Old Glory", "Resignation"( Visual )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1983 in English and held by 63 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
Das Leben von Adolf Hitler( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rare archival films of the entire life of Hitler and the Nazi party
Coriolanus by William Shakespeare( Visual )

5 editions published between 1951 and 1997 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This modern dress version and live-TV adaptation of Coriolanus turns the settings of ancient Rome into Facist Italy. Starring Richard Greene, Judith Evelyn, Richard Purdy, Tom Poston
The general ; Cops ; Playhouse by Buster Keaton( Visual )

7 editions published between 1926 and 1985 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 61 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
 
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Languages
English (100)

French (29)

German (9)