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LIVE Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 148 works in 217 publications in 2 languages and 6,858 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Action and adventure films  Made-for-TV movies  Historical television programs  Science fiction films  Historical films 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by LIVE Home Video (Firm)
William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Visual )

4 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television adaptation of the National Theatre's stage production, directed for the stage by Jonathan Miller
Roll of thunder, hear my cry by Mildred D Taylor( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 405 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
Basic instinct by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 396 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
Chaplin by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 344 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
The crying game by Neil Jordan( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 338 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 )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 317 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."
Charles Dickens' A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the dock of a British courtroom, French aristocrat Charles Darnay stands accused of spying. The outlook appears grim until some last-minute help comes from the mysterious Sydney Carton. Darnay goes free and makes plans to marry Lucie Manette. Carton keeps his love for her to himself, yet assures her that he would make the ultimate sacrifice for her 'or for anyone you love'"--Container
Antony & Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Shakespeare's famous play which explores the calamitous consequences of an overwhelming passion. Octavius Caesar (later known as Augustus), Mark Antony, and Lepidus form a triumvirate to rule the Roman Empire. Antony will rule in the east and goes to Egypt, where he becomes the lover of Queen Cleopatra. When Pompey raises an army to fight the triumvirate, Antony returns to Rome and marries Caesar's sister, Octavia. Cleopatra becomes jealous and plans to win Antony back. Caesar breaks a deal with Pompey and defeats him. Antony sends Octavia home to Rome and goes back to Cleopatra, and in Egypt he raises an army and a navy to fight Caesar. Antony's forces lose a critical sea battle when Cleopatra's ship flees. Antony hears Cleopatra has committed suicide and falls on his own sword. Cleopatra is taken prisoner and kills herself
L.A. story by Mick Jackson( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wacky television weatherman thinks his life is perfect except for an erratic relationship with a style-conscious girlfriend. 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 and, ultimately, to true love with the woman of his dreams
Terminator 2 : judgment day by James Cameron( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Terminator is sent back to the past to protect the future leader of the freedom fighters
The House of the spirits by Bille August( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic tale spanning three generations of the Trueba family. Central is the love story of the supernatural Clara and her conservative husband Esteban
The field by Jim Sheridan( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 205 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 190 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 160 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 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the Cold War over and defense budgets slashed, the entire Universal Soldier team is facing elimination, including Seth, the super-computer that controls the ultra-warriors. Seth decides to seek revenge by destroying his creators and implementing a reign of terror on the outside world
Iron & silk( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 141 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
Reservoir dogs by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"They were perfect strangers, assembled to pull off the perfect crime. Then their simple robbery explodes into a bloody ambush, and the ruthless killers realize one of them is a police informer. But which one?"--Jacket
Air America by Roger Spottiswoode( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two renegade pilots (Gibson and Downey) are ensnared in the madness of covert operations over Laos during the Vietnam conflict. They form a crew of the CIA's Air America, a not-so-secret airline that drops everything from live pigs to opium over villages throughout the war zone
Jacob's ladder by Adrian Lyne( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 1991 in French and held by 125 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
 
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