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Crown Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 138 works in 188 publications in 6 languages and 4,794 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Silent films  Detective and mystery films  Science fiction films  War films  Christmas films  Dystopian films  Historical films 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Crown Video (Firm)
Say it by signing by Elaine Costello( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a video guide to the basics of sign language. Each dramatized lesson is followed by additional vocabulary and expressions. Demonstrates the manual alphabet
Return to glory : Michelangelo revealed : the restoration of the Sistine Chapel( Visual )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1980 work began on the restoration of Michelangelo's frescoes in the Vatican's Sistine Chapel. This is the exclusive film record of the first phase of the 12 year endeavor
Living language Spanish( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and Spanish and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program is so simple and easy that all you have to do is look, listen and you cannot help but learn Spanish. The lesson is composed of five re-created scenes common to travelers. English subtitles appear as needed and when the dialogs are repeated at a slower speed. There are many suggestions and reminders throughout the lesson which will help in the learning process
Living language. an introduction to essential conversational German by Walter Kleinmann( Visual )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A German language lesson re-creating dialogues and scenes common to travelers in German speaking countries
Living language. an introduction to essential conversational French( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A French language lesson re-creating dialogues and scenes common to travelers in French speaking countries
Frank Capra's It's a wonderful life by Frank Capra( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Bailey, a would-be suicide is convinced by his guardian angel not to take his life
Martha Stewart's secrets for entertaining : a buffet party for family and friends( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martha Stewart gives a complete lesson in planning and preparing a buffet party
The Battleship Potemkin by Sergei Eisenstein( Visual )

4 editions published between 1925 and 1984 in Russian and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Odessa - 1905. Enraged with the deplorable conditions on board the armored cruiser Potemkin, the ship's loyal crew contemplates the unthinkable - mutiny. Seizing control of the Potemkin and raising the red flag of revolution, the sailors' revolt becomes the rallying point for a Russian populace ground under the boot heels of the Czar's Cossacks. When ruthless White Russian cavalry arrives to crush the rebellion on the sandstone Odessa Steps, the most famous and most quoted film sequence in cinema history is born
Metropolis by Fritz Lang( Visual )

3 editions published in 1927 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An expressionsistic drama about authoritarianism and revolt in an industrialized metropolis of the 21st century
Olivier's As You Like It by William Shakespeare( Visual )

in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film adaptation of Shakespeare's well known comedy. A pastoral romance set in the Forest of Arden in medieval France
Martha Stewart's secrets for entertaining : a formal dinner party( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martha Stewart gives a complete lesson in planning and preparing a formal dinner party
Triumph des Willens : das Dokument vom Reichsparteitag 1934 by Leni Riefenstahl( Visual )

4 editions published in 1986 in German and English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film of the 1934 Nazi Party Congress in Nuremburg, Germany, glorifying the Party, the German youth movement, and the new Reichsfuehrer Adolf Hitler
Gold rush by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Little Tramp searches for gold and love in the Klondike. Includes both a restored version of the original 1925 silent film, and the 1942 re-issue, the latter featuring a new score and narration written and spoken by Charles Chaplin
Holiday entertaining with Martha Stewart( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martha Stewart presents her recipes and entertaining and gift ideas for Thanksgiving and other festive occasions
Alexander Nevsky by Sergei Eisenstein( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in Russian and English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of the invasion of Russia in 1241 by the Teutonic knights
The third man by Carol Reed( Visual )

in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder thriller set in post-World War II Vienna during the fourpower occupation of the city
Yōjinbō by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

3 editions published in 1986 in Japanese and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a samurai who wanders into a town in turmoil. Pitting the town's two warring clans against each other, the mysterious samurai plays a profitable, yet dangerous game
Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand( Visual )

in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 17th-century Paris, a long-nosed poet and swordsman helps his handsome friend win the girl he himself loves
The 39 steps by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the escapades of Richard Hanney, who stumbles into a conspiracy that involves him in a hectic chase across the Scottish moors
La grande illusion by Jean Renoir( Visual )

in French and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells of two French officers captured by German forces in 1916. While prisoners the two officers encounter an aristocratic German officer. The conflicts between enemies and between the classes emphasize their awareness that certain ways of life are gone forever. The message of the movie is the tragic observation that war itself is the grand illusion
 
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