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HBO Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 2,571 works in 4,298 publications in 3 languages and 212,376 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television mini-series  Television programs  History  Film adaptations  Historical television programs  Television comedies  Comedy films  Documentary films  Television adaptations 
Roles: fds, Distributor, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by HBO Video (Firm)
Curb your enthusiasm( Visual )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 3,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Larry's got it all: a loving wife, good friends, a successful career, and a great home. He is prone to speaking the unspeakable, honest to the point of insensitivity, Larry is a walking victim of misunderstandings and missed opportunities
My big fat Greek wedding by Nia Vardalos( Visual )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toula is a quiet, devoted daughter in a big, crazy Greek family. Working in her father's restaurant, she hides behind her family and keeps the world at a distance. One day at the restaurant she finds herself pouring coffee for a man who inspires her to change her life, and the way she sees the world ... forever
John Adams by Kirk Ellis( Visual )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 2,623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While our new nation was suffering attacks from both within and without, John Adams had a vision of a nation of liberty and justice for all. He guided his peers--General George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson--in setting the values and agenda for a glorious, free America. Adams and his wife Abigail refined these ambitious democratic ideals, and their partnership became one of the most moving love stories in American history
When the Levees Broke : a Requiem in Four Acts by Spike Lee( Visual )

10 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 2,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world watched in horror as Hurrican Katrina hit New Orleans on August 29, 2005. Many were shocked, not only by the scale of the disaster, but the slow, inept and disorganized response of the emergency and recovery efforts. Structured into four acts, each dealing with a different aspect of the events that preceded and followed Katrina's catastrophic passage through New Orleans. Tells the heartbreaking personal stories of those who endured this harrowing ordeal and survived to tell the tale
Iron Jawed Angels( Visual )

8 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 2,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dramatized story of Alice Paul and Lucy Burns, leaders of the suffragist women who fought for the passage of the 19th Amendment. They broke from the mainstream women's rights movement to create a more activist wing, daring to push the boundaries to secure women's voting rights in 1920
Angels in America by Mike Nichols( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1985. Revolves around two very different men with AIDS, one fictional, one fictionalized. Roy Cohn, personifies all the hypocrisy, delusion and callousness of the official response to the plague. Nothing shakes Roy's lack of empathy: even on his death bed, he's fighting with his gay nurse and taunting the woman he helped put to death, Ethel Rosenberg. The other patient is Prior Walter, who is visited by an angel and deserted by his self-pitying lover, Louis. Louis moves on to a relationship with Joe Pitt, a Mormon lawyer whose closeted homosexuality drives his wife to delusions and brings his mother to New York
The Sopranos( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tony Soprano is a middle-aged, Italian-American businessman in New Jersey with a wife, a daughter, a son, and an elderly mother. He's got a psychiatrist to tell all his secrets to, except the one she already knows. He's also a mob boss facing several crises. Rival boss Johnny Sack is in prison and the always tense relations between the New Jersey and New York families are strained through the unpredictable behavior of Sack's surrogates
Maria Full of Grace by Joshua Marston( Visual )

5 editions published in 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor Columbian teenager, desperate for a brighter future in the United States, enters the dangerous world of drug trafficking
La vie en rose by Marion Cotillard( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in French and English and held by 1,762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edith Piaf was raised in a brothel, wrested from the only life she knew by her father so they could join the circus, Edith spent her teen years on the streets. She is finally "rescued" by a crime figure who gives her career a start, and, ultimately, her international success and final illness. She was always frail, sickly, malnourished, and wildly temperamental. She was often on drugs or alcohol, and she was always in search of true love. Middleweight boxer, Marcel Cerdan, captures her heart and gives her something to live for, besides her music - at least for a while
Real women have curves by Patricia Cardoso( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 1,742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Should she leave home, go to college and experience life? Or stay home, get married, and keep working in her sister's struggling garment factory? It may seem an easy decision, but for 18-year-old Ana, every choice she makes this summer will change her life
Wit by Margaret Edson( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English professor, who alienates her students, has always had control over her life. That is until she is diagnosed with a devasting illness. She agrees to undergo a series of procedures that are brutal, extensive and experimental. No longer a teacher, but a subject for others to study, she discovers that the fine line between life and death can only be walked with wit
4 Little Girls( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 1,622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Birmingham Campaign was launched in 1963. Martin Luther King Jr. and other activists were soon jailed, but it was the participation of the children that advanced the momentum of the Birmingham movement. They marched alongside the adults and were taken to jail with them as well. Because the 16th St. Baptist Church was close to the downtown area, it was an ideal location to hold rallies and meetings. On Sunday morning, Sept. 15, 1963, dynamite planted by the Ku Klux Klan, exploded in the building. Under the fallen debris, the bodies of four girls were found. Denise McNair, Addie Mae Collins, Carole Robertson and Cynthia Wesley died because of the color of their skin. Features archival film footage, home photographs, comments by surviving family members, and interviews with local and national figures of the time
Elizabeth I by Tom Hooper( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[E]xplores the intersection of the private and public life of Elizabeth I in the latter half of her reign, offering a personal look at her allies, her enemies, and her suitors as she struggles to survive in a male-dominated world."--Container
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosalind is the daughter of banished Duke Senior and is being raised at the court of Duke Frederick, with her cousin Celia. She falls in love with a young man named Orlando, but she is banished by Duke Frederick, who threatens death if she comes near the court again. Celia goes with Rosalind. Disguised as the boy Ganymede, Rosalind enters the forest of Arden. Upon their arrival in the forest, they happen upon Orlando and his manservant, who are fleeing the wrath of Orlando's eldest brother. What follows is an elaborate scheme devised by the cross-dressing Rosalind to find out the verity of Orlando's supposed passion for her, and to further capture his heart, through the witty and mischievous façade of Ganymede
Capturing the Friedmans by Andrew Jarecki( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Friedmans seem to be a typical family from affluent Great Neck, Long Island. One Thanksgiving, as the family gathers for a quiet holiday dinner, a police battering ram splinters the front door and officers rush inside. The police charge Arnold Friedman and his son Jesse with hundreds of shocking crimes. As police investigate, and the community reacts, the fabric of the family begins to disintegrate, revealing questions about justice, family and finally the truth
Miss Evers' boys( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It is 1932 when loyal, devoted Nurse Eunice Evers is invited to work with Dr. Brodus and Dr. Douglas on a federally funded program to treat syphilis patients in Alabama. Free treatment is offered to those who test positive for the disease, including Caleb Humphries and Willie Johnson. But when the government withdraws its support, money is offered for what will become known as 'The Tuskegee Experiment'; a study of the effects of syphilis on patients who don't receive treatment. Now the men must be led to believe they are being cared for, when in fact they are being denied the medicine that could cure them. Miss Evers is faced with a terrible dilemma - to abandon the experiment and tell her patients or to remain silent and offer only comfort"--Container
Prime suspect by Lynda La Plante( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young woman is found brutally murdered, and the DCI in charge is unable to take up the case, the role is passed on to Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison, the first female DCI to handle such a responsibility. Between a slippery suspect and resistance from her team of detectives, Tennison has her hands full
 
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English (136)

French (6)

Spanish (3)

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