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MPI Home Video (Firm)

Works: 2,718 works in 3,662 publications in 3 languages and 107,697 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Pictorial works  Biography  Detective and mystery television programs  Fiction  Documentary films  Historical films 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: E185.97.K5, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about MPI Home Video (Firm)
Most widely held works by MPI Home Video (Firm)
Becket by Peter Glenville( Visual )

11 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 2,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite differences in rank and background, King Henry II and Thomas Becket are lifelong friends. The King is in constant conflict with the Church, which refuses to contribute financing to his wars in France, and jealously guards the tax-free status granted it by previous monarchs. When the Archbishop of Canterbury dies, Henry has a brilliant idea: rather than another pious cleric loyal to Rome, he will appoint his old friend, Thomas Becket--technically a deacon--to the post. Unfortunately, Becket takes the job seriously, holding devotion to God and the Church above his loyalty to the throne, or the person of its inhabitant. In opposition to Henry, he proves abler than his predecessors do, and the clash of two powerful personalities leads to destruction
Baraka by Ron Fricke( Visual )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shot in 24 countries across six continents, this film, without narration or dialogue, presents a visual spectacle emphasizing religious ritual as well as addressing the human condition and the idea of humanity vis-à-vis nature
Martin Luther King, "I have a dream" by Martin Luther King( Visual )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 1,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recording of Martin Luther King's televised speech given on August 28, 1963, to the civil rights marchers at the Lincoln Memorial, with additional footage from other demonstrations and King's funeral
Martin Luther King "I have a dream."( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I Have A Dream contains King's entire inspirational speech in Washington D.C. on August 28, 1963
The speeches of Martin Luther King by Martin Luther King( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of Martin Luther King's major speeches and minor asides, tracing the development of his oratorical styles
Samsara( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prepare yourself for an unparalleled sensory experience. Filmed over a period of almost five years and in twenty-five countries, it explores the wonders of the world from sacred grounds to industrial sites, looking into the unfathomable reaches of man's spirituality and the human experience. Photographed entirely in 70mm and transferred to 4K digital projection format, its mesmerizing images of unprecedented clarity illuminate the links between humanity and the rest of nature
On the road( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traveling cross-country, young writer Sal Paradise has his life shaken by the arrival of free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter a mix of people who each impact their journey indelibly
The speeches of John F. Kennedy by John F Kennedy( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John F. Kennedy was the first President to utilize the medium of television; every speech contained in this tape reverberates with his special lifeforce. You will see all the major addresses, from his 1960 Presidential campaign through his three controversial years in office
The adventures of Sherlock Holmes( Visual )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enjoy the spellbinding adventures of the world's greatest detective in these dramatizations of the stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The Baader Meinhof complex( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in German and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Germany 1967: murderous bomb attacks, the threat of terrorism, and the fear of the enemy inside are rocking the very foundations of the still-fragile German democracy. The radicalized children of the Nazi generation, led by Andreas Baader, Ulrike Meinhof, and Gudrun Ensslin, are fighting a violent war against what they perceive as the new face of fascism. The man who understands them is also their hunter, the head of the German police force, Horst Herold
Only the ball was white( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pays tribute to the many topflight players from the Negro Leagues in baseball when players were denied stardom by the color line
Il divo la spettacolare vita di Giulio Andreotti( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in Italian and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven-time Italian prime minister Giulio Andreotti's long career was dogged by persistent accusations of conspiracy, Mafia connections and state-sponsored terror. This compelling film explores the shocking political machinations and shady criminal underworld surrounding this fascinating and controversial figure
The hound of the Baskervilles( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Holmes investigates the strange death of Sir Charles Baskerville
The voyage of La Amistad a quest for freedom( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary tells the story of the revolt aboard the slave ship La Amistad, in which Africans abducted from Sierra Leone in violation of international law took over the ship on which they were held, only to end up in the American court system. They took their case all the way to the Supreme Court, with various abolitionists and former president John Quincy Adams leading the way. Based on court documents and transcripts, letters written by the Africans and their lawyers, newspaper articles, and testimony from present-day scholars
A moment in history the inauguration of Barack Obama( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features one of the most important events in history, and includes the pre-inaugural events from the morning of January 20, 2009, the Oath of Office and Inaugural Speeches in their entirety, benediction from Dr. Joseph Lowery, recitation by Elizabeth Alexander, and much more
Islam, faith and nations( Visual )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a journey through Islam from its beginnings 1300 years ago to its place in the world today. Introduces the culture, philosophy, and staples of the Islamic life-style
The speeches of Adolf Hitler by Adolf Hitler( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and German and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology of speeches delivered by Adolf Hitler. Shows the propaganda oratory techniques that helped Hitler hold a hypnotic grip over the German masses
The speeches collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains a selection of speeches of John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Jr., Gerald Ford, and Ronald Reagan
GMO OMG( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Director and concerned father Jeremy Seifert is in search of answers. How do GMOs affect our children, the health of our planet, and our freedom of choice? And perhaps the ultimate question, which Seifert tests himself: is it even possible to reject the food system currently in place, or have we lost something we can't gain back? These and other questions take Seifert on a journey from his family's table to Haiti, Paris, Norway, and the lobby of agra-giant Monsanto, from which he is unceremoniously ejected. Along the way we gain insight into a question that is of growing concern to citizens the world over: what's on your plate?--Film's website
I hate Valentine's Day by Nia Vardalos( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genevieve Gernier owns a flower shop in Manhattan. She has a personal, strict philosophy on dating. Her rule: no more than five dates with a man to ensure that she will never get dumped or hurt. When Greg Gatlin buys a restaurant nearby her shop, they decide to date. However, after five dates, Genevieve is not happy with her rule and does not know how to meet Greg again. The rule that she swore to never break, could end up breaking her heart
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The speeches of John F. KennedyThe adventures of Sherlock HolmesThe Baader Meinhof complexThe hound of the BaskervillesThe speeches of Adolf Hitler