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Turner Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,211 works in 2,019 publications in 3 languages and 57,886 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Comedy films  Film noir  Documentary television programs  Historical films  Journalism films  Biography  Musical films 
Roles: Distributor, Producer, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Turner Home Entertainment (Firm)
Doctor Zhivago by David Lean( Visual )

24 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and held by 1,910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the Nobel Prize-winning novel by Boris Pasternak, Doctor Zhivago covers the years prior to, during, and after the Russian Revolution, as seen through the eyes of poet/physician Yuri Zhivago Omar Sharif. In the tradition of Russian novels, a multitude of characters and subplots intertwine within the film's 197 minutes plus intermission. Zhivago is married to Tonya Geraldine Chaplin, but carries on an affair with Lara Julie Christie, who has been raped by ruthless politician Komarovsky Rod Steiger. Meanwhile, Zhivago's half-brother Yevgraf Alec Guinness and the mysterious, revenge-seeking Strelnikoff Tom Courteney represent the "good" and "bad" elements of the Bolshevik revolution
Scooby-Doo meets Batman( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The action begins as The Joker and The Penguin try to cash in on a crooked counterfeiting scheme only to be foiled by the Dynamic Trio of Batman, Robin and Scooby-Doo! But The Joker and The Penguin return to try and steal a flying suit until Scooby-Doo and the gang prove that with a little help they have what it takes to bring the sky-high scoundrels back to Earth
Out of the past by Jacques Tourneur( Visual )

5 editions published between 1947 and 2004 in English and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suspenseful tale of double-crosses, deceit and murder with Mitchum as a cool detective and Douglas his shady employer
Murder, my sweet by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

9 editions published between 1945 and 2004 in English and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a private detective who gets drawn into a complex web of murder, blackmail, and double-dealing while searching for a missing jade necklace
The postman always rings twice by Tay Garnett( Visual )

9 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in English and French and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Chambers (John Garfield) is a drifter who lands at a roadside gas station owned by jolly old Nick Smith (Cecil Kellaway) and his young, blonde wife Cora (Lana Turner). In a matter of minutes, Frank and Cora fall in love, and plot to murder Nick. Eventually wedding bells ring, the body count rises, and the gavel slams-of course, nothing ever goes as planned. Part of what makes the film noir is watching the characters react, as their plans are derailed one by one
Sweeney Todd : the demon barber of Fleet street by Tim Burton( Visual )

10 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Times are hard in 1846 London and one must make do. So Nellie Lovett adds something extra to the meat pies she peddles on Fleet Street. The secret ingredient: freshly murdered victims of her partner in crime, barber Sweeney Todd
The night of the iguana by John Huston( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A defrocked, alcoholic, and emotionally-troubled minister struggles with his desire for earthly pleasures as a tour guide in Mexico. Shepherding a busload of school teachers and one libidinous 18-year old girl, he becomes entangled with the teen, suffers a nervous breakdown when discovered, and strands the group at the remote and rundown seaside hotel of his old friend Maxine. As his emotional state continues to unravel, and the group's problems increase, the hotel is joined by a travelling artist and her aged poet father, with their own secret troubles
Dumb and dumber by Peter Farrelly( Visual )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and French and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a pair of dimwitted friends on a cross-country trip to return a case full of money
The adventures of Pinocchio by Steve Barron( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wooden puppet full of tricks and mischief, with a talent for getting into and out of trouble, wants more than anything else to become a real boy
Now and then by Lesli Linka Glatter( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A heartwarming comedy about the childhood mischief of four best friends who reunite after twenty years
Citizen Kane by Orson Welles( Visual )

21 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrait of Charles Foster Kane, a wealthy newspaper publisher, as he is remembered by his friends and former wife after his death. Loosely based on the life of William Randolph Hearst. Frequently called the greatest film of all time
Joseph by Roger Young( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph, the favorite son of Jacob and the enemy of his jealous brothers is sold to a powerful Egyptian landowner. He faces unbearable tests of cruelty and pain, but he uses his cunning and wiles to carve a place for himself with honor, hoping to escape. His master's wife accuses him of treachery and rape, sealing his fate. However, he eventually saves Egypt from famine and is reunited with his family
The set-up by Robert Wise( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An over-the-hill boxer thinks he can still win a bout, despite doubts from his wife and his manager. He goes into his next fight determined to beat his opponent, not realizing his manager has taken money for a 'dive' from a tough gambler. Heightening the tension, the film takes place over the course of 72 minutes, its approximate running time
Bringing up Baby by Howard Hawks( Visual )

11 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scatterbrained heiress uses her pet leopard, Baby, to attract the attention of a stuffy paleontologist
The bachelor and the bobby-soxer by Irving Reis( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through no fault of his own, artist and lady's man Richard Nugent finds a love-besotted teenage girl curled on his sofa. Through no fault of his own, the teen's sister is a judge who "sentences" thunderstruck Richard to date the girl until her schoolgirl crush wanes
Mortal kombat by Paul Anderson( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and Spanish and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summoned to a mysterious island, three martial arts warriors engage in the ultimate battle of good against evil--the supernatural tournament of Mortal Kombat
Thomas Jefferson by Ken Burns( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life and times of Thomas Jefferson, as he comes from the Virginia wilderness to lead in the establishment of a new government, and becomes an ambassador and then president
Hoop dreams by Steve James( Visual )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary about William Gates and Arthur Agee, two boys who see basketball as their way out of the Chicago projects. The film chronicles their lives for five years
The desperate trail by B. F Laurance( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A relentless marshal obsessed with serving justice trails an outlaw couple who are just as bent on freedom
The mask by Charles Russell( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A mild-mannered bank clerk discovers a mysterious ancient mask that brings his innermost desires to wild, screaming life!" ... [container]
 
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Scooby-Doo meets BatmanSweeney Todd : the demon barber of Fleet streetThe night of the iguanaDumb and dumberThe adventures of PinocchioCitizen KaneBringing up BabyThe mask
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Turner Home Entertainment Group

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English (161)

Spanish (4)

French (2)