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LIVE Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 154 works in 229 publications in 2 languages and 6,520 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Television adaptations  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Biographical films  Made-for-TV movies  Detective and mystery films  Car-chase films 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by LIVE Home Video (Firm)
The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Visual )

5 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1860's Venice, a young Venetian borrows money from a Jew who gives him the money on the security of one pound of flesh. Upon default the Jew insists on payment of his bond and the young Venetian is rescued by the heroine disguised as a male lawyer
Basic instinct by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tough but vulnerable detective investigates a murder identical to one described in the latest novel of a cold, calculating and beautiful novelist with an insatiable sexual appetite
Roll of thunder, hear my cry by Mildred D Taylor( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Mississippi, during the Great Depression of the 1930's the Logans are one of the few Black families who own their own land. Nine-year-old Cassie Logan doesn't understand why her parents attach so much importance to this, any more than she understands the Night Riders-white men who terrorize her people
Chaplin by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Portrays the amazing life and times of the "Little Tramp" from his poverty-stricken childhood in England, to his friendships, his many wives and scandalous affairs, his acting career, and his relentless pursuit by J. Edgar Hoover."--Container
The crying game by Neil Jordan( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A haunting, humorous and shocking romantic thriller about Irish terrorists, their hostage and the hostage's exotic girlfriend
Incident at Oglala by Michael Apted( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the container: "In 1975, armed FBI agents illegally entered the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Gunfire erupted- a Native American and two FBI agents fell dead. After the largest manhunt in FBI history, three men were apprehended- only one, Leonard Peltier, was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison. This is his story."
Terminator 2 : judgment day by James Cameron( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Terminator is sent back to the past to protect the future leader of the freedom fighters
A Tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indifferent to the plight of France's downtrodden and pained by unrequited love for Lucie Darnay, London barrister Sydney Carton finds meaning through an act of ultimate sacrifice
L.A. story by Mick Jackson( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steve Martin is Harris Telemacher, a wacky television weatherman, who thinks his life is perfect except for an erratic relationship with a style-conscious girlfriend (Marilu Henner). Then, one bright and smoggy L.A. day, an electronic freeway sign changes his life, when its advice leads him into a frivolous romance with a young and beautiful blond (Sarah Jessica Parker) and, ultimately, to true love with the woman of his dreams (Victoria Tennant)
Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A presentation of the play by William Shakespeare
The House of the spirits by Bille August( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The core of this epic tale spanning three generations of the Trueba family is the stormy, yet passionate, relationship between the supernaturally gifted Clara and her controlling husband Esteban, who resists change both politically and personally
The field by Jim Sheridan( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The field is a plot of land in rural Ireland, rented and tended by an old man. When the owner sells the land to an American developer the old man decides to fight the change, regardless of the cost
The eagle has landed by John Sturges( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen German paratroopers are dropped on the coast of England with orders to bring Churchill back to Hitler
The scarlet and the black by Jerry London( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty, a Vatican official, who, under threat of death from the Gestapo, saved prisoners of war and others from the German forces occupying Rome during World War II
Universal soldier by Roland Emmerich( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two soldiers who killed each other in Vietnam (Van Damme and Lundgren) are among a group of military casualties who have been resuscitated by a secret government program to create genetically enhanced killing machines with no memory, no feelings, and no free will. The program goes awry when the memory of one man (Van Damme) begins to return. With the aid of an inquisitive reporter (Walker), he escapes and returns to his family home in Louisiana for a final showdown with the military and his old enemy
Iron & silk( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this autobiographical film, Mark Franklin (i.e., Salzman) studies and practices martial arts for two years in China. In the process, he learns much about himself and traditional Chinese ways
Air America by Roger Spottiswoode( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two renegade pilots are ensnared in the madness of covert operations over Laos during the Vietnam conflict. They lead the crew of AIR AMERICA, a not-so-secret airline that drops everything from live pigs to opium over villages throughout the Vietnamese countryside
Jacob's ladder by Adrian Lyne( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacob is a man living in a nightmare. Having survived Vietnam, he's back home in New York City. But memories of both his wartime demons and the accidental death of his son haunt and terrorize him. Jacob's grip on reality begins to slip and only his friend can save him
Tatie Danielle = Auntie Danielle by Etienne Chatiliez( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in French and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cantankerous, demanding, manipulative malcontent who must be waited on hand and foot methodically torments everyone around her in this biting comedy about not aging gracefully. When she moves in with her great nephew, it doesn't take long for the entire household to realize that taking in Auntie Danielle was a big mistake
Reservoir dogs by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"They were perfect strangers, assembled to pull off the perfect crime. Then their simple robbery turns into a bloody ambush and the ruthless killers realize one of them is a police informant. But which one?"--Container
 
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