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Milestone Film & Video

Overview
Works: 360 works in 922 publications in 9 languages and 22,560 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Horror films  Historical films  Biographical films 
Roles: prn, Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Milestone Film & Video
Le mystè̀re Picasso = The mystery of Picasso by H.-G Clouzot( Visual )

15 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in French and English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explora la mente y las motivaciones de Pablo Picasso mientras que él crea sobre quince trabajos antes de la cámara fotográfica. Usando las ' lonas transparentes especialmente diseñadas para proporcionar una visión sin obstáculo
The Charles Burnett collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My brother's wedding: A young African-American man navigates his conflicting obligations while trying to figure out what he really wants in life
Tabu : a story of the south seas by F. W Murnau( Visual )

13 editions published between 1931 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the South Seas land of Bora Bora, a maiden is chosen to be the new sacred maiden of all the islands. For the young man who loves her, this is a sad moment as she is forever tabu and must remain untouched by any man
Die Abenteuer des Prinzen Achmed = The adventures of Prince Achmed by Lotte Reiniger( Visual )

17 editions published between 1991 and 2018 in German and English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first full-length animated film is still hailed as an enchanting masterpiece. Taken from 'Arabian Nights', the film tells the story of a sorcerer who tricks Prince Achmed into mounting a magical flying horse which sends the rider off on a flight to his death. But the prince foils the evil plan and soars headlong into a series of adventures, joining forces with Aladdin and the Witch of the Fiery Mountains, doing battle with the sorcerer's army of monsters and demons, and falling in love
Le chagrin et la pitié : chronique d'une ville française sous l'occupation = The sorrow and the pity : stories of an occupied city( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in French and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through interviews with participants and newsreel footage, examines the occupation of France by the Germans during World War II as it occurred in the French city of Clermont-Ferrand. Concentrates on the themes of collaboration and resistance
The phantom of the opera by Rupert Julian( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A disfigured man in a mask abducts the prima donna of the Paris Opera House to his lair in the sewers below"--Halliwell's Film and Video Guide
Maboroshi no hikari by Hirokazu Koreeda( Visual )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2018 in Japanese and English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La soledad, el amor y la muerte se reflejan en esta historia de dos jóvenes que, después de casarse, él muere arrollado por un tren
The exiles( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Exiles" of the title are displaced Native Americans, living in late 1950s Los Angeles on Bunker Hill, a depressed area connected to the rest of the city by the Angels Flight trolley. The Indians were already exiles, from the moment they lost their ancestral lands and were confined to reservations. Starting on Friday afternoon and closing Saturday morning, the film follows pregnant Yvonne, her husband Homer, and their Mexican acquaintance Tommy Reynolds. Yvonne cooks dinner, Homer and Tommy drop her off at an "all-nite" movie and go to a bar, where they join a group on a joyride out to a hill--Hill X--and drunkenly greet the morning with tribal songs and dancing, while Yvonne sleeps in her neighbor's bed. A beautifully photographed slice of down-and-almost-out life, this is a portrait of women and men who are depressed over their diaspora, poverty, loneliness, alienation, lack of education and opportunity, and trying to escape the grip of a durable Los Angeles nightmare
Grass : a nation's battle for life by Ernest B Schoedsack( Visual )

13 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary in which Merian C. Cooper, Ernest Schoedsack, and Marguerite Harrison travel through Asia Minor and Iraq to reach a tribe of nomads in Iran known as the Bakhtyari. They follow these tribesmen on their forty-eight day trek across deserts, streams, and mountains to reach summer pasture for their flocks
Winsor McCay : the master edition( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Winsor McCay was the first master of animation and one of its greatest and most influential artists. His creations -- Little Nemo, the intrepid traveler in slumberland, and the mischievous Gertie the Dinosaur -- were bona fide movie stars who continue to astonish audiences today. [This collection] features every surviving film by McCay ... Completing this exploration of the great filmmaker's work is John Canemaker's wonderful documentary 'Remembering Winsor McCay'"--Container
Talmaga Tongjjogŭro kan kkadalgŭn? : Why has Bodhi-Dharma left for the east?( Visual )

16 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in Korean and Hindi and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a remote mountain monastery above a bustling city lives Hyegok, an old Zen master, his conflicted young apprentice Kibong, and Haejin, an orphaned boy studying to be a monk. The old master, nearing his end, wishes to make the ceremony of his death his final lesson to his apprentice, who is struggling to come to terms with the worldly life he left behind. Meanwhile the young boy has his own awakening to mortality as he attempts to nurse a bird he thoughtlessly injured with a stone
Matir moina = The clay bird( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Bengali and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the backdrop of Pakistan during the turbulent 1960s, a family is ripped apart by religious beliefs and civil war. A young boy from Bangladesh is sent away by his Muslim father to a Madrasah. He struggles to adapt to a harsh monastic life
Araya by Margot Benacerraf( Visual )

3 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Araya is an old natural salt mine located on a peninsula in northeastern Venezuela. In 1959, when Margot Benacerraf documented the life of the "salineros", the salt mine was still manually being exploited, five hundred years after its discovery by the Spanish. What Benacerraf documents is an archaic way of life that would ultimately disappear with the arrival of industrial methods of exploitation
Siddhartha by Conrad Rooks( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and German and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man's spiritual odyssey, filmed on location in Rishikesh and Bharatpur, and based on Hesse's novella
I am Cuba : the ultimate edition( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 'O mamute Siberiano, ' Vicente Ferraz documents the making of Soy Cuba, which was largely panned by Cubans, the Soviet Union and the West at its release, then nearly forgotten. Using new and archival footage and interviews, he also contrasts the Cuba shown in the film with the Cuba forty years later. Surviving members of the cast and crew are interviewed regarding the film's rediscovery and subsequent reclassification as a cinema masterpiece
Hana-bi = Fireworks by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in Japanese and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hard-boiled ex-cop, haunted by a troubled past and pushed to the edge by the shooting of his partner, confronts his demons in a ruthless quest for justice and redemption
The sorrow and the pity : chronicle of a French city under the Occupation = La chagrin et la pitié : chronique d'une ville française sous l'occupation( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in French and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through interviews with participants and newsreel footage, examines the occupation of France by the Germans during World War II as it occurred in the French city of Clermont-Ferrand. Concentrates on the themes of collaboration and resistance
It happened here by Kevin Brownlow( Visual )

9 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a rewrite of history, Germany has won World War II and Nazi troops occupy England. Pauline, an apolitical nurse, hopes that normal life will return to England. It is only after she accepts a nursing job with the Nazis that she slowly realizes the horrifying reality behind the occupation. This film tells the story of what might have happened if the Allied effort had failed
Chac( Visual )

6 editions published between 1975 and 2001 in Mayan languages and English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on ritual and legends from the Popul vuh and Mayan stories, the film focuses on a small Tzeltal village during a terrible drought. Desperate for relief, thirteen men set out on a quest to save their people by seeking a solitary diviner who lives in the mountains and knows the ways of the ancients. Hoping that he can summon Chac, the rain god, the men follow the diviner who takes them on a strange journey that challenges their beliefs and even their sanity
Electric Edwardians : the lost films of Mitchell & Kenyon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes scenes of trolley cars and crowded streets, soccer matches, temperance parades, throngs of workers leaving the factory, and a myriad of simple pleasures from northern England
 
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Electric Edwardians : the lost films of Mitchell & Kenyon
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