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MPI Home Video (Firm)

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Works: 2,675 works in 3,646 publications in 3 languages and 106,283 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 2,395 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 1,615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shot in 24 countries across six continents, this film, without narration or dialogue, presents a visual spectacle emphasing 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 )
14 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 1,262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Martin Luther King's speech at the Lincoln Memorial, 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 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of Martin Luther King, Jr's. major speeches and minor asides, tracing the development of his oratorical style
Martin Luther King "I have a dream." ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
I Have A Dream contains King's entire inspirational speech in Washington D.C. on August 28, 1963
Samsara ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Prepare yourself for an unparalleled sensory experience. Filmed over a period of almost five years and in twenty-five countries, SAMSARA 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, SAMSARA's mesmerizing images of unprecedented clarity illuminate the links between humanity and the rest of nature, showing how our life cycle mirrors the rhythms of the planet. Neither a traditional documentary nor a travelogue, SAMSARA is a guided meditation on the current of interconnection that runs through all of our lives"--Container
The speeches of John F. Kennedy by John F Kennedy ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 706 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 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Enjoy the spellbinding adventures of the world's greatest detective in these made-for-television dramatizations of the stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
On the road ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 676 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 Baader Meinhof complex ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in German and held by 662 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
The voyage of La Amistad a quest for freedom ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 599 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
Only the ball was white ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 597 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 592 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 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Sir Charles Baskerville arrives at his family's estate from America, he finds a death threat awaiting him and a curse hanging over the family. He calls in Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson to solve the mystery
Islam, faith and nations ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A journey through Islam from its beginnings 1300 years ago to the present day. Presents the similarities between the Muslin, Christian, and Judaic faiths. Helps to understand the outrage of millions of Muslims who found Salman Rushdie's "Satanic Verses" so offensive
A moment in history the inauguration of Barack Obama ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 556 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
The speeches of Adolf Hitler by Adolf Hitler ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and German and held by 547 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 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains a selection of speeches of John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Jr., Gerald Ford, and Ronald Reagan
Coca-Cola the history of an American icon ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Behind-the-scenes chronicle will inspire you with the story of a product that began as a dream to find the perfect formula for a soda-fountain drink. When it was coupled with innovative and pioneering marketing techniques, it sparked a social revolution that made Coca-Cola the world's favorite soft drink. The story of this American icon is told with the help of rare photographs and previously unseen footage"--Container
The 20th century ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brings the 20th century back to life through narration, rare photographs and stunning footage
 
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German (6)
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