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HBO Home Entertainment (Firm)

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Works: 646 works in 738 publications in 1 language and 31,465 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  History  Made-for-TV movies  Biographical television programs  Personal narratives  Interviews  Biography  Television programs 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
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Most widely held works by HBO Home Entertainment (Firm)
Temple Grandin ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An engaging portrait of an autistic young woman who became, through timely mentoring and sheer force of will, one of America's most remarkable success stories as a leader in the field of animal husbandry and the humane handling of cattle
Game of thrones ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Set in a world where summers span decades and winters can last a lifetime. From the scheming south and the savage eastern lands, to the frozen north and ancient Wall that protects the realm from the mysterious darkness beyond, the powerful families of the Seven Kingdoms are locked in a battle for the Iron Throne. This is a story of duplicity and treachery, nobility and honor, conquest, and triumph. In the Game of Thrones, you either win or you die"--Container
The Pacific by Jérémy Podeswa ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The extraordinary experiences of three men and their fellow Marines take them from the first clash with the Japanese in the haunted jungles of Guadalcanal, through the impenetrable rain forests of Cape Gloucester, across the blasted coral strongholds of Peleliu, up the black sand terraces of Iwo Jima, through the killing fields of Okinawa, to the triumphant, yet uneasy, return home after V-J Day
Grey Gardens ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the life stories Edith "Big Edie" Bouvier Beale and her daughter, Edith "Little Edie" Bouvier Beale who are the eccentric aunt and first cousin of Jackie Onassis. They were raised as Park Avenue débutantes, but withdrew from New York society. They took shelter at their Long Island summer home called 'Grey Gardens.' As their wealth and contact with the outside world dwindled, so did their grasp on reality. They were reintroduced to the world when international tabloids learned of a health department raid on their home. At that point, Jackie swooped in to save her relatives
True blood ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Welcome back to Bon Temps, home to mystery, Southern sensuality, and dark secrets. Tara finds herself in love and under a spell; Sam puts his trust in an unlikely ally; Jason becomes involved with an anti-vampire sect; and Eric recruits Sookie to investigate the disappearance of a 2,000-year-old vampire
4 little girls ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a bomb tears through the basement of a black Baptist church on a peaceful fall morning, it takes the lives of four young girls; Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, Cynthia Wesley and Addie Mae Collins. This racially motivated crime, taking place at a time when the civil rights movement is burning with a new flame, could have doused that flame forever. Instead it fuels a nation's outrage and brings Birmingham, Alabama to the forefront of America's concern
True blood ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Maenadian reign of terror may be over, but Sookie Stackhouse and the townspeople of Bon Temps face a new calamity that makes the bacchanalian evils of Maryanne Forrester seem tame by comparison. Sookie desperately tries to locate her fiancé, ending up in a netherworld of human and undead interlopers, among them the powerful Vampire King of Mississippi, Russell Edgington
You don't know Jack ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the late 1980s, 61-year-old former pathologist Dr. Jack Kevorkian launched a crusade to provide what he considered a humane and dignified option for the terminally ill--assisted suicide. Aided by his loyal friend Neal Nicol, and his older sister Margo Janus, Kevorkian begins offering his "death counseling" services to a grateful and burgeoning clientele. He earns the support of Hemlock Society activist Janet Good and the wrath of the county prosecutor's office. Repeatedly arrested, it was thanks to talented attorney Geoffrey Fieger that Kevorkian was repeatedly exonerated. But as the national news media catapulted him to notoriety, Kevorkian continued his work, risking everything in his fervor to change the prevailing laws and challenge society's attitude towards the right to die
True blood ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Another supernatural force has come to light in Bon Temps--witchcraft--and life for its residents will never be the same. Sookie finds herself entangled in a love triangle, torn between a vengeful Bill, the new Vampire King of Mississippi, and Eric, who's not the former Viking he once was. Led by a charismatic witch named Marnie, who threatens to let no one living or dead stand in her way, a powerful coven tempts Lafayette, Tara, and Jesus with otherworldly powers
Too big to fail ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Offers an intimate look at the epochal financial crisis of 2008 and the powerful men and women who decided the fate of the world's economy in a matter of a few weeks. Centering on Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, the film goes behind closed doors to examine the symbiotic relationship between Wall Street and Washington
True blood ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mixing romance, suspense, mystery and humor, season five goes deep into the battle between the Vampire Authority and 'vampire fundamentalists': a political power play whose outcome could decide not only the fate of Sookie and her Bon Temps friends, but of all human existence
Behind the candelabra by Michael Douglas ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This drama recreates the glittering private world of Liberace, the flamboyant, phenomenally successful entertainer whose extravagant costumes, trademark candelabra, and elaborate stage shows made him the most bankable entertainer of his time
If God is willing and da creek don't rise ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This follow-up to director Spike Lee's documentary, When the levees broke: a requiem in four acts, focuses on the rebuilding efforts in New Orleans, five years after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. Bookending stories of individual heartache and perseverance are two momentous events: the historic 2010 Super Bowl victory by the New Orleans Saints and the disastrous British Petroleum oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico
Into the storm ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This sequel to the award-winning film The Gathering Storm offers an intimate look at the making of a nation's hero, when Churchill was at his most commanding and effective. It shows how his prowess as a great wartime leader ultimately undermined his political career and threatened his marriage
The Sunset Limited by Cormac McCarthy ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A searing two-character drama about the choices people frequently make: to go on or give in to despair. Set in a New York tenement apartment, the story focuses on two very different men: a black ex-con who claims to hear the voice of Jesus, and the white professor he stopped from throwing himself in front of an oncoming train
A dog year ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jon Katz is a writer at a mid-life crossroads who decides to adopt and train a high-strung border collie named Devon, only to discover it's he himself who has the real lessons to learn. Based on a true story
Game of thrones ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the third season of the HBO hit drama series Game of Thrones, the Lannisters barely hold on to the throne after a savage naval onslaught from Stannis Baratheon, while stirrings in the north threaten to alter the overall balance of power. Robb Stark, King in the North, faces major calamity in his efforts to build on his victories over the Lannisters while beyond the Wall, Mance Rayder and his huge army of wildlings continue their inexorable march south. Across the Narrow Sea, Daenerys Targaryen- reunited with her three fast-maturing dragons- attempts to raise an army to sail with her from Essos, in hopes of eventually claiming the Iron Throne. In Season 3 of this original series based on George R. R. Martin's bestselling books, the battling families of Westeros continue to clash as bonds are strained, loyalties are tested, and cruel fates are met
Wartorn, 1861-2010 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beginning with the first documented cases from the Civil War, the film examines occurrences of PTSD through two World Wars and Vietnam, as well as more recent cases involving soldiers who served in Iraq and Afghanistan. The stories are told through soldiers' revealing letters and journals; photographs and combat footage; first-person interviews with veterans of WWII, the Vietnam War, Operation Desert Storm, and Operation Iraqi Freedom; and interviews with family members of soldiers with PTSD
Wishful drinking ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As she demonstrates in this uproarious and often poignant performance, Carrie Fisher is not just an accomplished actress, screenwriter and best selling author. She's the offspring of showbiz royalty, daughter of celebrated actress Debbie Reynolds and crooner Eddie Fisher, whose very public affair with Elizabeth Taylor ended a storybook marriage. Revealed is the not-so-glittering side of being a celebrity, combining wry wit and raw facts to humanize Fisher's topsy-turvy life
If these walls could talk ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A trilogy of stories set in the same house--with different occupants and spanning over 40 years--examines three women, the common crisis of an unexpected pregnancy, and the wrenching decision to have an abortion. In 1952, abortion is illegal. A widowed nurse deals with her unexpected pregnancy by taking drastic measures to obtain one. In 1974, a happily married woman, the mother of four children, discovers that she is pregnant again. Now she must choose between losing her lifelong dream and terminating her pregnancy. In 1996, a Catholic college student finds herself pregnant as the result of an affair with a professor. She decides on an abortion, but does not realize what it means to go through with one, while society rends itself asunder with violent protest
 
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