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Monterey Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 194 works in 369 publications in 1 language and 27,501 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Short films  Internet videos  Educational films  History  Documentary films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Historical films  War films 
Roles: fds
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Monterey Video (Firm)
10 questions for the Dalai Lama( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten questions are posed to His Holiness the Dalai Lama by filmmaker and explorer Rick Ray. Ray examines some of the fundamental questions of our time by weaving together observations from his own journeys throughout India and the Middle East, and the wisdom of an extraordinary spiritual leader
Endgame( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working for P.W. Botha, Dr. Neil Barnard opens talks with imprisoned Nelson Mandela. But lesser known are the secret talks that take place in a rural English manor house. Both sides may win or lose all, including their own lives. Botha learns of the British talks and, with the inevitable demise of apartheid, he intends to control the endgame by using the tactics of divide and rule. Against all the odds, a precious arena of frail trust between the two warring parties is achieved
An occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge by Ambrose Bierce( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story, from 'Tales of Soldiers and Civilians' deals with a man's last moments as he faces hanging for Civil War sabotage
Eye of the dolphin by Adrian Dunbar( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of her mother, Alyssa moves to the Bahamas with her father, where she learns she can talk to the dolphins. When her father's research facility is in danger of closing, it is up to Alyssa and her gift to save it
William Faulkner's Barn burning by William Faulkner( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abe Snopes is a Southern tenant farmer whose unrelenting and violent nature proves to be his undoing in William Faulkner's Barn Burning. Adpated by Academy Award winning screenwriter Horton Foote
Whaledreamers by Kim Kindersley( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the connection between whales and the cultures and ancient civilizations around the globe that have incorporated this sea creature into their story of creation and existence. Narrated by Julian Lennon and Jack Thompson
Pearl diver by John Buck( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two sisters, haunted by the twenty-year-old murder of their mother, and what happens when a farming accident rips away the layers of secrecy and buried trauma surrounding that night. They learn that sometimes the secrets from the past can bring hope for the future
When I find the ocean by ( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The journey of a lifetime for young Lily Strickland begins not out of her love for adventure but out of heartache. Longing for the father she lost to the ocean and having no way to say goodbye, Lily strikes out on her own. Leaving behind a safe, loving environment with her grandparents and loving mother, she faces not only her fears but the obstacles the wilderness presents
Richard Wright's Almos' a man by Richard Wright( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the short story by Richard Wright. A black teenage farm worker believes that owning a gun is a mark of maturity
F. Scott Fitzgerald's Bernice bobs her hair by F. Scott Fitzgerald( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the hot summer of 1919. Visiting her cousin Marjorie (Veronica Cartwright), sweet-but-dull Bernice (Shelley Duvall) is transformed into a smooth-talking man-trap by her vampish kinches However, the makeover works too well; Bernice becomes the belle of the ball, captivating every boy's interest - including Marjorie's boyfriend, Warren (Bud Cort) The now worldly Bernice has the last laugh...a clever and ironic twist. One of the best screen translations of F. Scott Fitzgerald's literary work, Bernice also includes the delightful supporting role performances of Dennis Christopher (Breaking Away) and Polly Holliday (Alice)
The bracelet of Bordeaux( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Someone is dognapping the canine citizens of Chem City, Texas! Two tween girls overcome danger and conspiracies as they set out to solve the crime with the help of a magical bracelet. As they battle the mob, a punk gang, and a crooked cop, they learn about friendship, courage, and the importance of hanging with the right crowd
Ernest J. Gaines' The sky is gray( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the short story by Ernest J. Gaines. In rural Louisiana in the 1940's, a young black boy accompanies his mother into town and absorbs valuable lessons of pride, charity and dignity
The Red Baron by Mu le si qiong( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Europe, 1916: Baron Manfred von Richthofen is a crack pilot of the German aerial combat forces, a legend in his own time, a hero at home, and a man both feared and respected by the enemy. Von Richthofen and his fellow officers see their duels in the sky as tactical, almost sportsmanlike, challenges. But, when he falls in love with Kate, she opens his eyes to the fact that there is more to war than dogfights and he becomes aware of his role in the propaganda machine and senseless war
The exonerated by Greg Schultz( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a play, The Exonerated - acclaimed in major cities across America - was awarded the Drama Desk, Lucille Lortel, and Outer Critics Circle Awards. Now, as a film, the undeniable power of the true stories of six exonerated survivors of death row will engage your emotion, incite your passion, and envelope you in their search for the lost small pieces of dignity and the lives so unceremoniously interrupted. Twenty-nine Academy Award nominations, 87 Golden Globe nominations, 112 Emmy nominations: such is the incredible cast of actors who have lent their considerable talents and passion to The Exonerated
O. Henry's The gift of the Magi by Einojuhani Rautavaara( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A husband and wife sacrifice treasured possessions in order to buy each other Christmas presents
Local color( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1974, in the suburb of Port Chester, New York, the teenage aspirant artist John Talia has a troubled relationship with his homophobic father who does not understand John's talent. While visiting his friend Yammi, John finds that the genius Russian painter Nicoli Seroff lives nearby. He decides to pay a visit to his idol. John finds a bitter alcoholic who is still grieving the loss of his wife Anya. Somehow, he successfully befriends the master. When Nicoli travels to the countryside in Pennsylvania, he invites John to go with him to teach him how to paint. John meets Nicoli's neighbor Carla who grieves the loss of her son, and the arrogant critic of art and Nicolai's friend Curtis Sunday. Along their vacation, the synergy of Nicoli and John improves their individual lives
Nathaniel Hawthorne's Rappaccini's daughter( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 18th Century Italy, this is the tale of a young scholar named Giovanni who falls in love with a beautiful, yet forbidden, girl. Beatrice 's strange and unearthly beauty masks a terrifying curse which Giovanni tragically discovers. Her father, the mysterious Dr. Rappaccini, has made her the subject of a diabolical experiment. In Giovanni's attempt to free Beatrice from the control of her father and to escape the effect she has on him, he unwittingly destroys her
Edgar Allan Poe's The tell-tale heart( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poe's eerie tale of murder and revenge, as a young man is gradually driven mad by his obsession with the repulsive diseased eye of the old man he cares for. After murdering the old man, and burying the body beneath the floor of his room, he thinks he hears the heartbeat of his victim. When police come to investigate, he offers a confession, convinced that they can also hear the heartbeat
Trucker by Michelle Monaghan( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A long-haul trucker living a carefree life is forced to take care of the son she hasn't seen since he was a baby when his father is in the hospital. Now the child and mother must learn to live together and leave their strained past behind
Mark Twain's The man that corrupted Hadleyburg by Mark Twain( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of Mark Twain's best known . A mysterious stranger who was slighted by the people of Hadleyburg reappears to disprove the town's reputation
 
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Eye of the dolphinWilliam Faulkner's Barn burningF. Scott Fitzgerald's Bernice bobs her hairThe Red BaronThe exoneratedNathaniel Hawthorne's Rappaccini's daughter