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RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 988 works in 1,902 publications in 5 languages and 45,036 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
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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 711 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

Cinematic account of the life of T.E. Lawrence, best known as Lawrence of Arabia
The Caine mutiny by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

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

During World War II, onboard a ship in the U.S. Pacific Fleet, an event occurs unlike any that the United States Navy has ever experienced. A ship's captain is removed from his command by his executive officer in an apparent outright act of mutiny. As the trial of the mutineers unfold, it comes to light that Captain Queeg was mentally unstable, perhaps even insane. The Navy must then decide if the Caine Mutiny is a criminal act or an act of courage to save a ship from destruction at the hands of her captain
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 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 527 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 521 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 tries to break the hold of a waterfront boss
All the king's men by Steven Zaillian( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dynamic backwoods lawyer batters his way into the governor's mansion, where he uses his unprincipled charm to become a brutal dictator
Bizet's Carmen by Georges Bizet( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in French and English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film version of the classic opera, with Migenes-Johnson as Carmen who seduces and then spurns the young army corporal played by Domingo. Made for the screen and shot on location in Andalusian Spain
A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

12 editions published between 1966 and 1995 in English and held by 483 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 468 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 457 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

In 1941, at a peacetime army camp in Hawaii, a captain's wife and a career soldier fall in love, while a private is cruelly punished for refusing to box on his unit's team
Who's Harry Crumb?( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 427 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
Awakenings by Penny Marshall( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 426 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
It happened one night by Frank Capra( Visual )

7 editions published between 1962 and 1993 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rich young woman marries an idle playboy against her father's will. Her father holds her captive on his yacht but she escapes and, while on her way to New York, becomes entangled with an unemployed news reporter
The karate kid by John G Avildsen( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1997 in English and held by 418 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 417 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 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stubborn, unemployed actor disguises himself as a woman to secure a part in a soap opera. His popularity on television coincides with an increasingly complicated love-life. Includes an audio commentary with Sydney Pollack; the original television trailer; The making of Tootsie, a documentary by Rocky Lang; a version of the book Making Tootsie by Susan Dworkin; and color photographs by Greg Gorman
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

Near the end of World War II a proud, black army attorney is sent to Fort Neal, Louisiana, to investigate the murder of Master Sgt. Waters, a vicious, bitter man who despised his own black roots
 
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