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DVS Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 236 works in 352 publications in 1 language and 5,581 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Animated films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Science fiction films  War films 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about DVS Home Video (Firm)
 
Most widely held works by DVS Home Video (Firm)
Anne of Green Gables by L. M Montgomery( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne leaves Green Gables and Gilbert Blythe's proposal of marriage for a teaching position. When she returns, she finds Gilbert ill with a scarlet fever and is forced to re-evaluate her true feelings for him. Suggested audience: primary, intermediate, secondary
The miracle of life by Lennart Nilsson( Visual )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary which shows the actual conception and development of a baby. Looks inside the male and female reproductive organs to show the formation of sperm and the passage of a fertilized egg through the fallopian tube. Uses a microscope to observe DNA, chromosomes, and other minute body details building up to the moment of birth
Saving Private Ryan by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain John Miller must take his men behind enemy lines to find Private Ryan, whose three brothers have been killed in combat. Faced with impossible odds, the men question their orders. Why are eight men risking their lives to save just one? Surrounded by the brutal realities of war, each man searches for his own answer and the strength to triumph over uncertain future with honor, decency and courage
Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer by Romeo Muller( Visual )

in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christmas will be cancelled unless Santa can find a way to guide his sleigh through a blizzard
The Lion King by Walt Disney( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animated story of a young lion cub raised to be king who is sabotaged by his evil uncle and lives in exile until he realizes he must reclaim his true destiny in the "circle of life."
The Sixth Sense by M. Night Shyamalan( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A noted child psychologist attempts to help a frightened 8-year-old boy who is experiencing terrifying visions of the dead
Shakespeare in love by John Madden( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Will Shakespeare needs passionate inspiration to break a bad case of writer's block, a secret romance with the beautiful Lady Viola starts the words flowing like never before!
Lady and the tramp by Walt Disney( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady, a lovingly pampered cocker spaniel, and Tramp, a jaunty, freedom-loving mutt with a heart of gold, share an enthralling romance and thrilling adventures in this timeless animated story
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch stole Christmas! by Seuss( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why is the Grinch such a grouch? No one seems to know, until little Cindy Lou Who takes matters into her own hands and turns both Whoville and the Grinch's world upside down, inside out ... and funny side up in her search for the true meaning of Christmas
Amistad by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, the movie chronicles the incredible journey of a group of enslaved Africans who overtake their captor's ship and attempt to return to their beloved homeland. When the ship, La Amistad, is seized, these captives are brought to the United States where they are charged with murder and await their fate in prison. An enthralling battle ensues that captures the attention of the entire nation, confronting the very foundation of the American justice system. But for the men and women on trial, it is simply a fight for the basic right of all mankind ... freedom
Raiders of the lost ark by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An adventurer and a feisty woman search for the lost Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis obtain it for their own evil use."
The land before time by Judy Freudberg( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Littlefoot, a young brontosaurus, sets off on a journey in search of the Great Valley where dinosaurs can live in peace and safety. On this amazing journey, he meets four other young dinosaurs and they have incredible adventures
Back to the future by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American teenager of the Eighties is accidentally sent back to 1955 in a plutonium-powered DeLorean time machine invented by a slightly mad scientist
D.W. rides again by Marc Tolon Brown( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(First story) D.W. wants to ride in the bike-a-thon, but first she must get rid of those training wheels. (Second story) Arthur tries to avoid his pain-in-the-neck cousin, Mo, at the annual family reunion, but when a thunderstorm sends everyone inside Arthur's dread is transformed into a reunion to remember
Good morning, Vietnam by Barry Levinson( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imported by the Army for an early morning radio show in Vietnam, disc jockey Adrian Cronauer blasts the formerly staid, sanitized airwaves with a constant barrage of rapid-fire humor and the hottest hits from back home. The G.I.'s love him, but the brass is up in arms
Arthur makes the team by Stephen Krensky( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(First story) Arthur and his friends all sign up to play baseball on a team where everyone wants to pitch and no one knows the meaning of the word "teamwork". (Second story) Muffy and Francine make a secret bet that Francine can't be nice to everyone for a whole week
E.T., the extra-terrestrial by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 10-year old boy befriends a creature from another planet that has been stranded on earth. Nominated for 9 Academy Awards, including best picture; won Oscars for best score, sound, and special effects. Includes behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with members of the cast and production teams
Erin Brockovich by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erin Brockovich is a feisty young mother who convinces attorney Ed Masry to hire her and promptly stumbles upon a law case against a giant corporation for water pollution. Erin's determined to take on this powerful adversary even though no law firm has dared to do it before. The two begin a legal fight that will bring a small town to its feet and a huge company to its knees
Liar liar by Tom Shadyac( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fletcher Reed is a fast-talking attorney and habitual liar. When his son Max blows out the candles on his fifth birthday cake, he has just one wish-- that his dad will stop lying for 24 hours. When Max's wish comes true, Fletcher discovers that his biggest asset-- his mouth-- has become his biggest liability
Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets by Chris Columbus( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finds young wizard Harry and his friends Ron and Hermoine facing new challenges during their second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry as they try to uncover a dark force that is terrorizing the school
 
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Anne of Green Gables
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Rudolph the red-nosed reindeerShakespeare in loveDr. Seuss' How the Grinch stole Christmas!Amistad