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LIVE Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 148 works in 217 publications in 2 languages and 6,897 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  History  Made-for-TV movies  Science fiction films  Historical television programs  Televised plays 
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 522 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
Roll of thunder, hear my cry by Mildred D Taylor( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 406 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. DVD
Chaplin by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 345 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 )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 339 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

Examines the 1975 incident where armed FBI agents illegally entered the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, resulting in the deaths of a Native American and two FBI agents. Explores the controversy and potential abuse of justice surrounding the case of Leonard Peltier, who was the sole person in the incident convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison
A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 274 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
Antony & Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A presentation of the play by William Shakespeare
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, who thinks his life is perfect, except for an erratic relationship with a style-conscious girlfirend
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 returns to the past, this time to protect the young John Connor from the lethal T-1000 series terminator, and John's mother is determined to do something to change the future
The House of the spirits by Bille August( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 232 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 191 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

When the Germans occupied Rome during World War II, Monsignor O'Flaherty worked to help escaped POWs using his Vatican diplomatic immunity. Based on a true story
Universal soldier by Roland Emmerich( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 152 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 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 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After a bloody diamond heist, the crooks recall their previous actions and argue about what went wrong"--Internet movie database, March 13, 2000
Air America by Roger Spottiswoode( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 129 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'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 )

1 edition published in 1991 in French and held by 124 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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