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PolyGram Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,209 works in 1,655 publications in 2 languages and 40,783 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Fiction  Biography  Musicals  History  Church history  Film and video adaptations  Interviews 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by PolyGram Video (Firm)
Elizabeth by Shekhar Kapur( Visual )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 1,767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1554 young passionate Elizabeth Tudor comes to the throne amidst bloody turmoil. She must learn to weigh her counsel carefully and ignore her private yearnings if she is to keep her crown--and her head
The game by David Fincher( Visual )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this thriller, Nicholas Van Orton, a shrewd and successful businessman who is always in control, has been enrolled by his brother in "The Game"--"a profound life experience" with no rules, which begins quietly but soon erupts in a confusing maze of devastating events. Terrorized by forces who seem intent on dismantling all that he has built, Van Orton has to win this deadly game or lose control of everything in his life."
What dreams may come by Vincent Ward( Visual )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 1,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chris Neilson dies to find himself in a heaven more amazing than he could have ever dreamed of. There is one thing missing: his wife. After he dies, his wife, Annie, kills herself and goes to hell. Chris decides to risk eternity in hades for the small chance that he will be able to bring her back to heaven
When we were kings by Leon Gast( Visual )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The untold story of the Rumble in the Jungle. This film offers a ringside seat to witness every breath and drop of sweat between two all- time heavyweight champions
The big Lebowski by Joel Coen( Visual )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Dude" Lebowski is mistaken for another Lebowski who is rich and owes some thugs a lot of money. After Dude comes home one day to find that the thugs have broken in and ruined his favorite carpet, he vows to get even
Lock, stock and two smoking barrels by Guy Ritchie( Visual )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four Jack-the-lads find themselves heavily in debt to an East End hard man and his enforcers after a crooked card game. The lads come up with a plan to nick the cash from their next-door neighbours, a gang of hardcase drug-dealers
Down by law by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
DJ Zack and pimp Jack end up in prison for being too laid-back to avoid being framed for crime they didn't commit. They end up sharing a cell with eccentric Italian optimist Roberto, whose limited command of the English language is both entertaining and infuriating -- but rather more useful to them is the fact that Roberto knows an escape route
The Borrowers by Peter Hewitt( Visual )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The miniature Clock family has lived with the human Lenders for years, unbeknownst to the Lenders. The Clocks are in the habit of borrowing household items from the Lenders for their own home within the walls. When an evil, scheming lawyer tries to evict the Lenders, the Clocks try to stop him with ingenious devices
The portrait of a lady by Jane Campion( Visual )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In her follow-up to The piano, director Jane Campion brings her vision to Henry James' classic novel of freedom and seduction. Step behind the scenes for a journey through the making of her film. Go on the set with cast and crew as they recreate the world of late 19th century Europe
Fargo by Joel Coen( Visual )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this drama, which is based on true events, a midwestern policewoman investigates a series of brutal and interconnected crimes. Steadily, she tightens the net on the killers and their accomplices in a kidnapping scheme gone wildly wrong
Cats by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The hit Broadway musical about the interactions in a group of cats
Dead man walking by Tim Robbins( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of convicted killer Matthew Poncelet and Sister Helen Prejean, his spiritual advisor, and the journey they undertake in search of the truth
Barney's great adventure-- the movie by Polygram Film Entertainment( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A trip to Grandpa's farm turns into an incredible journey as Barney and the gang look high and low for a magic egg that's about to hatch something very special
Hilary and Jackie by Emily Watson( Visual )
5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the complex relationship between sisters Jacqueline Du Pré & Hilary Du Pré, two English musical prodigies who led very different lives
Carnal knowledge by Mike Nichols( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the sexual triumphs and disasters of two American men as it traces their lives from college days to middle age
The adventures of Priscilla, queen of the desert by Stephan Elliott( Visual )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three drag queens from Sydney hit the road for Alice Springs in a bus dubbed "Priscilla." Their outrageous costumes, disco music and dancing get some pretty interesting feedback at every stop along the way
Homer sweet homer ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wishbone, lured by little Emily's dog treats, ends up a as prisoner far from home. He also plays Odysseus, a prisoner from Homer's Odyssey, who must fight to return home
The slobbery hound ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Sir Henry Baskerville is haunted by the family curse, death by hound. As the great detective, Sherlock Holmes, I try to save him in my biggest case ever
Franklin and the secret club ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In "Franklin and the secret club," Franklin teaches Porcupine the true meaning of friendship. In "Franklin rides a bike," Franklin learns the meaning of hard practice so that he can ride a bike without training wheels
The prince and the pooch ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joe has to coach Emily's T-ball team, and Wishbone explores the story of a pauper who resembles the crown prince of England
 
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