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American Express Films

Overview
Works: 21 works in 60 publications in 2 languages and 4,454 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Allegories  Interviews  Fiction 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by American Express Films
A delicate balance by Edward Albee ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Agnes, as domineering and sarcastic as her husband Tobias is equivocating and guarded, finds her empty nest invaded by her alcoholic sister, their divorced daughter, and friends who are terrified of being alone for unknown reasons
Eugene O'Neill's The iceman cometh by Eugene O'Neill ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the faded, Vermeer-like light of Harry Hope's 1912 New York skid row bar, a rag tag group of fallen men await the annual arrival of their friend Hickey. But now Hickey is sober, and he wants his drunken friends to do the same
John Osborne's Luther by John Osborne ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Martin Luther and his eventual condemnation of the Catholic Church and incitement of the Protestant reformation
Eugene Ionesco's Rhinoceros by Eugène Ionesco ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rhinoceros tells the story of a French town plagued by rhinoceroses. These are not ordinary rhinoceroses, but people who have been victims of "rhinoceritis." Or is it something else entirely?
Harold Pinter's The homecoming by Harold Pinter ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Deals with an all-bachelor family in North London disrupted by the return of the eldest son and his wife from America
Simon Gray's Butley ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Butley, a professor at a London University, finds out that his wife wants a divorce, his boyfriend is leaving him and his untalented colleague is getting a book published all in one day
The last rites of Joe May ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Short-money hustler Joe May always believed he had a glorious future ahead of him, despite all evidence to the contrary. Released from the hospital after a long battle with pneumonia, Joe is forced to confront the harsh reality of his legacy: Everyone he knew had assumed he was dead, and life had gone on around him without missing a beat. Even as Joe doggedly pursues his comeback, he finds the odds stacked against him. Bonus features included
Beware the Gonzo ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eddie 'Gonzo' Gilman wants to write the truth in the school newspaper. But when he is thrown off the staff by his editor and arch-nemesis, Gavin Riley, Gonzo vows revenge. He starts an underground paper, 'The Gonzo Files,' to give a voice to the misfits victimized by Gavin Riley and his cronies. 'The Gonzo Files' becomes a runaway hit and turns the whole school upside down, but the more successful Gonzo becomes, the more he learns that with truth come consequences
The Trotsky ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leon Bronstein is a young man who has made the discovery that his birth name is the same as that of Leon Trotsky, the celebrated Russian revolutionary and socialist theorist. This coincidence leads Leon to believe that he is the reincarnation of Trotsky and it is his destiny to follow his path as closely as possible, which is a bit difficult when you have rich parents and attend an upscale private school in Montreal
Road, movie ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in Hindi and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Vishnu is being trained to take over the family hair oil business. Embarrassed by this, he jumps at the chance to drive his uncle's beat-up Chevy truck across India to its new owner. Along the way he picks up a runaway, a wandering old entertainer, and a beautiful woman. As the four embark on a magical journey together, the trip will change Vishnu's life forever. Includes music video, theatrical trailer, and more
The iceman cometh by Eugene O'Neill ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1973 and 2004 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Harry Hope's Last Chance Saloon, the regulars anxiously await the annual arrival of Hickey, a fun-loving travelling salesman. But the Hickey that shows up is a changed man -- one who urges them to discard their illusions and accept reality. From the Video Playhouse series
Edward Albee's A delicate balance by Edward Albee ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Agnes, as domineering and sarcastic as her husband Tobias is equivocating and guarded, finds her empty nest invaded by her alcoholic sister, their divorced daughter, and friends who, for unknown reasons, are terrified of being alone
Luther by John Osborne ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles 29 years in the life of Martin Luther, the 16th century religious leader and reformer, covering his intellectual battle with the church in Rome, the Peasant's Revolt, the Diet of Worms, the burning of the Papal Bull at Wittenberg Castle, and the final break away quarrel with Rome
Rhinoceros by Eugène Ionesco ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rhinoceros tells the story of a French town plagued by rhinoceroses. These are not ordinary rhinoceroses, but people who have been victims of "rhinoceritis." Or is it something else entirely?
Lost in the stars by Maxwell Anderson ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stephen Kumalo, a black South African minister searches the unfamiliar back alleys and shanty towns of Johannesburg for his son, Absalom. But Kumalo's unwavering faith is put to the test when he finds Absalom in jail facing a capital murder charge. Courage, dignity and sacrifice fall prey to the whirlwind of racist hypocrisy and hollow justice in Absalom's trial. Absalom's reunion and reconciliation with this father, his jailhouse marriage to his pregnant sweetheart, and his heroic determination to tell the truth set the stage for a tragic climax
The homecoming by Harold Pinter ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When successful professor Teddy brings his young wife home to meet his working class family, he finds the house of his birth filled with the awkward tensions and loneliness of hisbrothers and father
Three sisters by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nearly a thousand miles away from their beloved Moscow, three sisters live in virtual exile. Olga attemps to support her family and home that is the sole legacy from their late father. Masha finds relief from an empty marriage by being involved with a passionate young colonel. Irina wills herself to return the affections of an ardent suitor in the hope that he will whisk her off to the city. Sift through the debris of their shattered dreams on the eve of the social and political upheaval that will transform Russia forever
Butley by Simon Gray ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A gay college teacher in London is left by his boyfriend, finds out his ex-wife is remarrying and that a less esteemed colleague is having a work published --all in one day
Kurt Weill and Maxwell Anderson's Lost in the stars ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A South African black minister discovers that his son has killed the son of a white friend. In spite of the anger and tension generated by the crime, the two older men resolve to maintain their friendship. A powerful early cry against apartheid
Black butterflies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Poetry, politics, madness, and desire collide in the true story of the woman hailed as South Africa's finest poet. In 1960s Cape Town, as Apartheid steals the expressive rights of blacks and whites alike, young Ingrid Jonker finds her freedom scrawling verse while frittering through a series of stormy affairs. Amid escalating quarrels with her lovers and her rigid father, a parliament censorship minister, the poet witnesses an unconscionable event that will alter the course of both her artistic and personal lives
 
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