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HBO Video (Firm)

Works: 2,705 works in 4,733 publications in 3 languages and 214,375 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television programs  Television mini-series  History  Historical television programs  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Historical films  Television adaptations  Comedy films 
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 )

24 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 3,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Larry's got it all: a loving wife, good friends, a successful carreer, 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 )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shy Greek American woman meets the man of her dreams, turning her personal, professional, and family life upside-down
John Adams by Kirk Ellis( Visual )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 2,695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While his 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
Band of Brothers by Phil Alden Robinson( Visual )

26 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 2,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Easy Company of the US Army Airbourne Paratrooper division and their mission in WWII France during Operation Overlord
The Sopranos by David Chase( Visual )

34 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 2,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With Tony's mother and uncle plotting against him, his older sister Janice wreaking her own special kind of havoc, and the very real threat that one of his closest allies is wired by the FBI, Tony needs the support of his psychiatrist more than ever
When the Levees Broke : a Requiem in Four Acts by Spike Lee( Visual )

14 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 2,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world watched in horror as Hurricane 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 between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 2,056 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
The Sopranos( Visual )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tony faces a myriad of immediate, stress-inducing crises at home, at work and from the law. Tony's wife Carmela plans for a future she's not sure will arrive, and son AJ and daughter Meadow find that adulthood holds its own surprises
Maria full of grace by Joshua Marston( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and English and held by 1,940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maria Alverez, a bright, spirited 17 year old, lives with three generations of her family in a cramped house in rural Colombia. Desperate to leave her job stripping thorns from flowers in a rose plantation, Maria accepts a lucrative offer to transport packets of heroine-which she must swallow-to the United States. The ruthless world of international drug trafficking proves to be more than Maria bargained for. She becomes ultimately entangled with both drug cartels and immigration officials
Angels in America by Mike Nichols( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,936 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
4 Little Girls by Spike Lee( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 1,834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

he 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
La vie en rose by Marion Cotillard( Visual )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in French and English and held by 1,772 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 1,747 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 Mike Nichols( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,747 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. She finds that the fine line between life and death can only be walked with wit
Bury my heart at Wounded Knee by Yves Simoneau( Visual )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Begins powerfully with the Sioux triumph over General Custer at Little Big Horn and goes on to center around three powerful men. Charles Eastman is a young, Dartmouth-educated Sioux doctor. Sitting Bull is the proud Lakota chief who refuses to submit to U.S. government policies designed to strip his people of their identity, dignity and sacred land. Senator Henry Dawes is one of the men responsible for the government policy on Indian affairs. While Eastman and schoolteacher Elaine Goodale work to improve the lives of the Sioux on the reservation, Senator Dawes lobbies President Grant for kinder Indian treatment
American Splendor by Robert Pulcini( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pekar is a frustrated file clerk working at the local V.A. Hospital. He is also a comic book fan who befriends the young illustrator Robert Crumb and is soon inspired to create comic books based on his own life. Along his bumpy journey he meets, marries and falls in love with Joyce, an admiring comic book seller
The wire( Visual )

28 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a single sprawling drug and murder investigation in Baltimore. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, where easy distinctions between good and evil are challenged at every turn
The Sopranos by David Chase( Visual )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 1,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sluggish economy has not been good for Tony Soprano's family business and some of his people are not happy with his recent decisions. Contains the entire 13 episodes from the fourth season
Elizabeth I by Tom Hooper( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,363 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
Miss Evers' boys by Alfre Wood( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,303 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
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My big fat Greek wedding
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