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RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 985 works in 1,906 publications in 6 languages and 44,913 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Comedy films  War films  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  Romance films  Martial arts films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Producer, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video (Firm)
Glory by Edward Zwick( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and Newari and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young Bostonians lead the first black regiment to fight for the North in the Civil War
Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean( Visual )

12 editions published between 1983 and 1989 in English and Spanish and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of T.E. Lawrence (Peter O'Toole), the heroic and troubled man who organized the Arab nations to fight the Turks in World War I and then, having reached a pinnacle of power in Mideast politics, retired to postwar military obsurity
The Caine mutiny by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bogart plays the captain of a ship whose erratic behavior forces a mutiny
Dr. Strangelove, or, How I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

10 editions published between 1963 and 1999 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire in which the U.S. president and his military advisors struggle ineptly to avert a holocaust after a psychotic Air Force general launches a nuclear attack on the Soviet Union because he fears that the Russians are poisoning the water supply in the United States
Care Bears movie II : a new generation( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a peaceful summer camp, evil Dark Heart makes a bargain with an unhappy little girl to trap the Care Bears and destroy goodness. But when she learns the cost of her decision, she realizes that she must race to save them before it is too late
A Raisin in the Sun by Daniel Petrie( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1987 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film of the award-winning play about a struggling black family living on Chicago's South Side and the impact of an unexpected insurance bequest. Each family member sees the bequest as the means of realizing dreams and of escape from grinding frustrations
On the Waterfront by Elia Kazan( Visual )

10 editions published between 1954 and 1995 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young dockworker, Terry Malloy, tries to break the hold of a waterfront boss. When his crooked brother, Charley the Gent, is brutally murdered for refusing to kill him, Terry battles to crush Friendly's underworld empire
Bizet's Carmen by Georges Bizet( Visual )

7 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film version of the classic opera, with Migenes-Johnson as the sultry gypsy Carmen who seduces and then spurns the young army corporal played by Domingo
All the king's men by Steven Zaillian( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An honest man from a small town is elected mayor and then governor, but power corrupts him absolutely and he ruins his own life and those of his friends before being assassinated."--Halliwell's Film and video guide, 5th ed
A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

12 editions published between 1966 and 1995 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry VIII wants to divorce his wife, and seeks the approval of the aristocracy. Sir Thomas More is a man of principle and reason, and is thus placed in a difficult position: should he stand up for his principles, risking the wrath of a corrupt King fond of executing people for treason? Or should he bow to the seemingly unstoppable corruption of Henry VIII, who has no qualms about bending the law to suit his own needs?
Old Gringo by Luis Puenzo( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harriet, a frustrated spinster flees her unrewarding life in America hoping to discover the passion in her soul. Ambrose Bierce, the Old Gringo, is a retired journalist and adventurer who wanders through the hostile desert seeking some meaning to the last years of his life. Arroyo, a fiery young general, is driven by both the Revolution and his desire for Harriet. Set in the spectacle of the Mexican Revolution, their lives become inexplicably drawn together as they face love, death and war
A passage to India by David Lean( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1993 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on a trip in 1928 to visit her son, Mrs. Moore, accompanied by her son's fiancee, becomes appalled at the treatment of the Indians by the ruling British government. Later, they befriend a native Indian who, over-stepping the accepted norms of his culture, invites the two ladies on an excursion. In a strange turn of events, he is accused of attempting to rape the young girl
From here to eternity by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

8 editions published between 1953 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of a military camp stationed in Hawaii just before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor
Who's Harry Crumb?( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Harry, the last of the great sleuthing Crumbs--and the last person in the firm to ever get an assignment--finally gets a shot at a front-page kidnapping, it's only because his beady-eyed boss Eliot Draisen doesn't want the case solved
It happened one night by Frank Capra( Visual )

7 editions published between 1962 and 1993 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1934 Academy Award winning film about a pair of mismatched lovers. Colbert plays a runaway heiress and Gable is an unemployed journalist who is chasing her
Awakenings by Penny Marshall( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story as related by neurologist Oliver Sacks, Awakenings stars Robin Williams as the Sacks counterpart, here named Dr. Malcolm Sayer. Something of a klutz and naif, Dr. Sayer takes a job at a Bronx psychiatric hospital in 1969. Here he's put in charge of several seemingly catatonic patients who, under Sayer's painstaking guidance, begin responding to certain stimulati. Apprised of the efficacy of a new drug called L-DOPA in treating degenerative-disease victims, Sayer is given permission to test the drug on one of his patients: Leonard Lowe (Robert De Niro), who has not communicated with anyone since lapsing into catatonia as a child. Gradually, Lowe comes out of his shell, encouraging Sayers to administer L-DOPA to the other patients under his care
The karate kid by John G Avildsen( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1997 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the martial arts, a boy develops both physical skills and the the faith and self-confidence to compete despite tremendous odds
The Natural by Barry Levinson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nothing was going to stop Roy Hobbs from fulfilling his boyhood dream of baseball stardom. As a 14-year old he fashions a baseball bat from an oak tree. He soon impresses major league scouts with his ability. His talent also catches the eye of a sportswriter who eventually becomes instrumental in Hobbs' career. The appearance of a mysterious woman, however, shatters his dream. Years later Hobbs reappears as a rookie for the New York Knights and has an opportunity to share in their race for the pennant
Tootsie by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Dorsey is an out-of-work actor who makes himself up as a woman to get a job. When his girlfriend, Sandy, fails an audition for a soap opera, Michael dresses up as "Dorothy Michaels" and lands the part. All goes well until "Dorothy" falls in love with beautiful co-star, Julie, and Julie's father, Lee, falls for "Dorothy."
A soldier's story by Norman Jewison( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black army attorney is sent to Fort Neal near the end of WW II to investigate the murder of Sgt. Waters, a black man who despised his own roots
 
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