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RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 934 works in 1,936 publications in 6 languages and 41,884 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  War films  Biographical films  Comedy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Gangster films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video (Firm)
Nicholas and Alexandra by Franklin J Schaffner( Visual )

7 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the years Tsar Nicholas cannot satisfy the needs of the people or prevent Russia's entry into World War I, and the Empress falls under the spell of the evil monk, Rasputin
Glory by Edward Zwick( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and Newari and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two idealistic young Bostonians lead the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, America's first Black regiment 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 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of T.E. Lawrence, 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 obscurity
Care Bears movie II : a new generation( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 511 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
The Caine mutiny by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A combat-weary, paranoic Captain Queeg, loses his nerve during a typhoon and is relieved of command by his first officer
Dr. Strangelove, or, How I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

11 editions published between 1963 and 1999 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A USAF general launches a nuclear attack on Russia. When it can't be recalled, and destruction is inevitable, all concerned sit back and wait the destruction of the world
Look who's talking by Amy Heckerling( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If you've always wanted to know what a baby thinks of the world around him, you've finally got your chance. With Bruce Willis supplying the voice of Mikey's thoughts, this is one baby who says exactly what's on his mind
A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An insurance check can allow the Youngers to escape their frustrating life in a crowded Chicago apartment, but escape means different things to each family member
Bizet's Carmen by Georges Bizet( Visual )

7 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 19th century Seville, the lusty, tempestuous Carmen seduces a naive Army corporal, newly assigned to the village fortress. He abandons his career, his fiancée and even his dying mother for the love of this sultry gypsy. But soon she spurns him in favor of a toreador. Crazed with jealousy, he begs Carmen to return to him, but her taunting declaration of independence results in tragedy
All the king's men by Steven Zaillian( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A political demagogue governor of a Southern State believes that every man has his price and that the end justifies the means
On the Waterfront by Elia Kazan( Visual )

10 editions published between 1954 and 1995 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ex-fighter Terry Malloy could have been a contender, but now toils for boss Johnny Friendly on the waterfront. Terry is guilt-stricken when he lures a rebellious worker to his death. It takes the love of Edie Doyle, the dead man's sister, to show Terry how low he has fallen. When his crooked brother, Charley the Gent, is murdered for refusing to kill him, Terry battles to crush Friendly's underworld empire
A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

13 editions published between 1966 and 1995 in English and held by 437 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?
From here to eternity by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

9 editions published between 1953 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 420 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
A passage to India by David Lean( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 413 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
Who's Harry Crumb?( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 412 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 390 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 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Video for American Cinema Class. 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
The Natural by Juan Gabriel( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and held by 379 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
A soldier's story by Norman Jewison( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 363 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
Steel magnolias by Herbert Ross( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Six divas of the silver screen - Sally Field, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine, Daryl Hannah, Olympia Dukakis and Julia Roberts - come together as bosom buddies in this hilarious and heartwarming story of life, love and loss in a small Louisiana Parish. At the center of the group is Shelby Eatenton (Roberts), newly married and joyfully pregnant, despite the fact that her diabetes could make childbirth life-threatening. Terrified and angry at the possibility of losing her only daughter, M'Lynn Eatenton (Field) looks to her four closest friends for strength and laughter as she battles her deepest fears of death in order to join Shelby in celebrating the miracle of new life"--Container
 
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