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Video Images (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,107 works in 1,528 publications in 2 languages and 6,289 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Short films  Documentary films  Silent films  Historical films  Animated films  War films  Fiction 
Roles: Distributor, pre, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Video Images (Firm)
School for scandal( Visual )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1998 in English and held by 209 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 )

8 editions published between 1981 and 1998 in French and English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brilliant documentary graphically showing the horror of the Nazi concentration camps
An occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge( Visual )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1998 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the last minute visions of escape by a man condemned to be hung by Union soldiers for attempting to destroy a bridge. Filmed in France
Le bourgeois gentilhomme = The would-be gentleman by Molière( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 1999 in French and English and held by 146 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
A Doll's house by George Schaefer( Visual )

10 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 121 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 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about the impetuous yearnings of love among mere mortals, especially when the woodland's elves and fairies intervene
Truman Capote's A Christmas memory by Truman Capote( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and held by 90 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
As you like it( Visual )

4 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in English and held by 86 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
Phedre by Jean Racine( Visual )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in French and held by 79 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
Animal farm by John Halas( Visual )

2 editions published between 1980 and 1983 in English and held by 78 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."
School for scandal( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live TV adaptation of the classic Sheridan satire of 18th century English morals and manners
Avant garde #2( Visual )

7 editions published between 1978 and 1999 in English and French and held by 66 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
Richard Nixon : "Checkers", "Old Glory", "Resignation"( Visual )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1983 in English and held by 62 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 Battleship Potemkin by Sergei Eisenstein( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 62 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
The Plow that broke the Plains ; Night mail( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in English and held by 61 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
Coriolanus by William Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 1951 and 1997 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live television adaptation of Coriolanus in modern dress. The settings of ancient Rome are turned into Fascist Italy
The plow that broke the plains by Pare Lorentz( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in English and held by 61 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
Das Leben von Adolf Hitler( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rare archival films of the entire life of Hitler and the Nazi party
Avant garde and experimental films( Visual )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1984 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five short films selected from the avant garde movement of the 1920's and 1930's
The Birth of a nation( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 50 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
 
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Languages
English (71)

French (20)