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Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc

Overview
Works: 3,871 works in 7,565 publications in 3 languages and 440,446 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Historical films  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Animated television programs  Children's films  Children's television programs  Action and adventure films  Western films 
Roles: Distributor, fds, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc
The King's Speech by Tom Hooper( Visual )

20 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 3,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The King's Speech" presents a sideways glance at a crucial period in 20th-century history--as the monumentally awkward Prince Albert, or Bertie, becomes King George VI unexpectedly in 1936 when his older brother Edward VIII abdicates to marry American divorcée Wallis Simpson. In imperial Britain between the wars, that was problem enough, but Bertie suffered from a chronic stammer that made his public appearances painful for everyone. In an age of radio, the monarch has become a symbol, which means that the King speaks to his people--regularly. Bertie and his wife, the high-spirited Princess Elizabeth find their way to an Australian-born speech therapist and amateur actor named Lionel Logue. Logue isn't a doctor, has no academic credentials, and is viewed by proper authorities as a charlatan. Oddly enough, each of these men is a desperate misfit badly in need of a new friend and a bit more self-esteem. A real friend, it seems, was exactly the medicine the future king required
Thomas' snowy surprise & other adventures by Britt Allcroft Company Production : HIT Entertainment Company( Visual )

39 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join Thomas and his construction friends as they go on site for more Island of Sodor adventures. See Oliver's exciting discovery at the construction site for the new school. When Patrick announces he is the most important engine, not everyone agrees
Thomas & friends by Thomas the tank engine and friends( Visual )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 2,769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Salty tells a story about a lost pirate treasure on the Island of Sodor, Thomas sets out to discover if it is true. Meanwhile, Dennis, a new diesel engine, is playing tricks, and Henry tries to prove he is the strongest engine on the Island of Sodor
Silver Linings Playbook by David O Russell( Visual )

22 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a man who has lost everything, his house, his job, his wife, and how he creates his own silver linings from the bonds he forms with his family and friends
The imitation game by Morten Tyldum( Visual )

13 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 2,585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"During the winter of 1952, British authorities entered the home of mathematician, cryptanalyst and war hero Alan Turing to investigate a reported burglary. They instead ended up arresting Turing himself on charges of "gross indecency," an accusation that would lead to his devastating conviction for the criminal offense of homosexuality - little did officials know, they were actually incriminating the pioneer of modern-day computing. Famously leading a motley group of scholars, linguists, chess champions and intelligence officers, he was credited with cracking the so-called unbreakable codes of Germany's World War II Enigma machine. An intense and haunting portrayal of a brilliant, complicated man, "The Imitation Game" a genius who under nail-biting pressure helped to shorten the war and, in turn, save thousands of lives."--Container
Django Unchained by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

21 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Con la ayuda de un cazador de recompensas, un esclavo liberado se dispone a rescatar a su esposa del brutal dueño de una plantación de Misisipi
The Iron Lady by Phyllida Lloyd( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 2,475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A surprising and intimate portrait of Margaret Thatcher, the first and only female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. One of the 20th century's most famous and influential women, Thatcher came from nowhere to smash through barriers of gender and class to be heard in a male-dominated world
Philomena by Stephen Frears( Visual )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and French and held by 2,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Judi Dench stars in the story of Philomena Lee, mother to a boy conceived out of wedlock and given up for adoption. Nearly 50 years later, Philomena meets Martin Sixsmith, a former BBC reporter looking for his next big story. Together, they embark on a journey to locate her long lost son. As the pieces of the puzzle come together, the unlikely travel companions form a comic and heartwarming friendship."--Container
The Giver by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

9 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 2,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story centers on Jonas, young man who lives in a supposedly ideal world of conformity and contentment. Yet as he begins to spend time with the elder, who is the sole keeper of all the community's memories, Jonas quickly begins to discover the dark and deadly truths of his community's secret past. At extreme odds, Jonas knows that he must escape their world to protect them all; a challenge that no one has ever succeeded at before
The Butler by Lee Daniels( Visual )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by a true story, Cecil Gaines is a devoted husband, father, and White House butler who served eight Presidential administrations during the turbulent politics and civil rights battles of twentieth century America
August: Osage County by John Wells( Visual )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The darkly hilarious and deeply touching story of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose lives converge when a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional mother who raised them"--Container
The hateful eight by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 2,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When eight strangers take refuge in a stagecoach stopover during a blizzard in post-Civil War Wyoming, their conflicts with one another threaten to erupt into deadly violence
Woman in Gold by Alexi Kaye Campbell( Visual )

9 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 2,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basada en una historia real. Maria Altmann (Helen Mirren), una mujer judía que huyó de Viena durante la II Guerra Mundial (1939-1945), regresa sesenta años después para reclamar las propiedades que los nazis confiscaron a su familia, entre las que se encuentra el célebre 'Retrato de Adele Bloch-Bauer I', de Gustav Klimt . Un joven abogado (Ryan Reynolds) la ayudará en su lucha con el gobierno austriaco y la Corte Suprema de los Estados Unidos. Al mismo tiempo, Maria deberá enfrentarse a las terribles verdades de su pasado
Bully( Visual )

17 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film documenting a school year in the lives of five families which have been affected by bullying, detailing the different kinds of bullying and how bullying takes place both at school and at home
Paddington by Michael Bond( Visual )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and held by 1,952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young Peruvian bear Paddington's adventures on his trip to London begin when he is found and taken in by the Brown family at London's Paddington Station
My week with Marilyn by Simon Curtis( Visual )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the summer of 1956, 23-year-old Colin Clark, determined to make his way in the film business, worked as a lowly assistant on the set of The Prince and the Showgirl, the film that famously united Sir Laurence Olivier and Marilyn Monroe. When his diary account was published, one week was missing. This is the story of that week: an idyll in which he escorted a Monroe desperate to get away from Hollywood hangers-on and the pressures of work
The visitor by Tom McCarthy( Visual )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A disaffected college professor develops a friendship with two illegal immigrants
Last chance Harvey by Joel Hopkins( Visual )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harvey, a divorced, down-on-his-luck music jingle composer, and Kate, a lonely British airline employee, are brought together by chance. Harvey comes to London for his daughter's wedding, planning only to attend the wedding ceremony. However, he ends up being let go from his job before going back to America and decides to stay for the reception, asking Kate to accompany him. Thus begins a growing connection between these two guarded strangers
Mandela : long walk to freedom by Justin Chadwick( Visual )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on South African President Nelson Mandela's autobiography of the same name, it chronicles his early life, coming of age, education and 27 years in prison before becoming President and working to rebuild the country's once segregated society
Lion by Rooney Mara( Visual )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five-year-old Saroo gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of kilometers across India, away from home and family. Saroo must learn to survive alone in Kolkata, before ultimately being adopted by an Australian couple. Twenty-five years later, armed with only a handful of memories, his unwavering determination, and a revolutionary technology known as Google Earth, he sets out to find his lost family and finally return to his first home
 
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