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Fries Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 155 works in 207 publications in 1 language and 4,456 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Short films  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Fiction  History  Documentary films  Television plays, American  Western television programs  Educational films 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 813
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Most widely held works by Fries Home Video (Firm)
Rappaccini's daughter by Nathaniel Hawthorne( Visual )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1987 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story is set in 18th century, Italy. A young scholar falls in love with a beautiful, yet forbidden, girl who tends her father's poison garden
The Horse dealer's daughter( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A haunting short story of a young woman's search for identity. Taken for granted by her brothers after the death of her father, she struggles with an uncertain future -- discovering her own self worth through the eyes of the young town doctor
Richard Wright's Almos' a man by Richard Wright( Visual )

6 editions published between 1976 and 1987 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story about a Black, teenage farmworker, who, faced with the prospect of working to pay for a mule he has accidentally killed, and armed with vague notions of manhood, escapes from the farm
Noon wine( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Texas in 1896, follows the routine of life on the Thompson family farm with their hired hand, until Hatch arrives on the farm and becomes the cause of much trouble
Ambrose Bierce's Parker Adderson, philosopher( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parker Adderson is a confessed spy whose philosophizing about his fate forces his executioner to confront his own mortality. In The music school, John Updike explores the turmoil of a writer in search of form and harmony in life
The Jilting of Granny Weatherall by Katherine Anne Porter( Visual )

4 editions published between 1980 and 1994 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a matriarch on her deathbed who struggles to resolve tormenting memories of her past
The Kremlin( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Russian military officer takes the first American crew, invited by Nikita Khrushchev in the early 1960s, on a tour of the Kremlin and presents information about the history of Russia against the background of the splendors of the Kremlin
America in portrait( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents recitations from the works of various American poets including Robert Frost, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Edgar Allan Poe, Carl Sandburg, and Edgar Lee Masters
With a feminine touch( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readings from the poetry of some of the foremost women poets, including works by Edna St. Vincent Millay, Emily Dickinson, Emily Bronte, Sylvia Plath and Charlotte Bronte
Strange interlude( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about Nina Leeds, a possessive woman, and the six men whose lives she defines
The history of great black baseball players( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the accomplishments of great black baseball players from the infancy of the old Negro National League in 1920, through its heyday in the 1930's and 40's; from the first appearance of a black player in the major leagues to the emergence of today's superstars
Mark Twain's The man that corrupted Hadleyburg by Mark Twain( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small town is visited by a stranger who concocts a scheme to test the honesty of the town's leading citizens
The Open window ; &, Child's play( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hector Hugh Munroe (Saki) had a wonderful imagination. He was fascinated with the intricacies of the mind and the casual influence one can exert over others by the suggestive powers of language. In "The Open Window" perhaps the best known of his stories as it is studied in most of our schools, we see how a young girl's descriptive narrative fuels the imagination of her attentive visitor. In "Child's Play" we find the story of a young boy's struggle for identity amid the conflict with his restrictive guardian. Each film represents the unique art of storytelling that was "Saki."
Whispers on the wind( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an exciting and innovative look at the timeless poetry which shapes our literary heritage. Includes the works of D.H. Lawrence, DeBose Heyward, Alexander Pope, James Dickey, and Tennessee Williams
The Displaced person by Flannery O'Connor( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the difficulties of integration experienced by a Polish refugee who arrives with his family at a Georgia farm in the 1940's
Stephen Crane's The blue hotel by Stephen Crane( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of how the beliefs of a stranger in a small Nebraska town attract to him the tragedy he anticipates
Willa Cather's Paul's case by Willa Cather( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young working-class Paul dreams of escaping his dreary existence in turn-of-the-century Pittsburgh. Paul gets his chance by stealing some money and running off to glamorous New York City. Once there, Paul experiences everything he ever dreamed of, from a luxurious hotel suite to his first taste of champagne. However, when reality finally comes crashing down around him, Paul realizes the desperate course he must now take
A quip with Yip and friends( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents limericks and light verse by Ogden Nash, e.e. cummings, Dorothy Parker, Edgar 'Yip' Harburg, Phyllis McGinley, and anonymous works
James Thurber's the greatest man in the world( Visual )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The press and politicos are determined to make Smurch into their kind of American hero at any cost
The Louvre by Simon Macovet( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the world-famous building. It's been a prison, a palace, a fortress and public place and honored as the Soul of France
 
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