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Fries Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 150 works in 212 publications in 1 language and 4,073 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Short films  Television adaptations  Educational films  Internet videos  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  History  Documentary 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 278 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 by D. H Lawrence( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in English and held by 200 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
Noon wine( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2018 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a small Texas farm at the turn of the century, a Swedish immigrant asks for work and begins his new life. Through no fault of his own, he causes the downfall of his new found employer when a suspicious visitor comes to call
Richard Wright's Almos' a man by Richard Wright( Visual )

6 editions published between 1976 and 1987 in English and held by 186 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
Ambrose Bierce's Parker Adderson, philosopher( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parker Adderson is a confessed Yankee spy whose philosophizing about his fate--hanging at sunrise--forces his executioner to take a long, hard look at death. The second work explores the turmoil of one man, a writer, in his search for form and harmony in life
America in portrait( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 143 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
The Kremlin( Visual )

6 editions published between 1963 and 1990 in English and held by 142 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
The Jilting of Granny Weatherall by Katherine Anne Porter( Visual )

4 editions published between 1980 and 1994 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spunky old lady of eighty who on her deathbed struggles to resolve tormenting memories of her past when she was left standing at the altar. Still, her indomitable will to live and act independently infuses the last day of her life
With a feminine touch( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 130 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
Mark Twain's The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 111 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
Strange interlude by Robert Z Leonard( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 111 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 109 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
The Displaced person by Flannery O'Connor( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 107 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
The Open window ; &, Child's play( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 99 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 88 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
A quip with Yip and friends( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 78 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
Paul's case by Willa Cather( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 75 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
Stephen Crane's The blue hotel by Stephen Crane( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of how the beliefs of a stranger in a small Nebraska town attract to him the tragedy he anticipates
James Thurber's the greatest man in the world by James Thurber( Visual )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An insufferable lout becomes a national hero after he flies nonstop around the world
Shirley Jackson's Come Along with Me( Visual )

3 editions published between 1981 and 1988 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mabel Lederer has spent her life denying her talent for the supernatural - and her stodgy husband Hughie wouldn⁰́₉t even acknowledge it. But when Hughie dies, even his continued complaining from the grave cannot stop Mabel⁰́₉s determination to break away and rediscover her life. Estelle Parsons plays this whimsical character who makes up her life as she goes along. Also starring Barbara Baxley, Sylvia Sidney, and the voice of Paul Newman as Hughie
 
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