Monterey Home Video (Firm)
Most widely held works by Monterey Home Video (Firm)
The Incas remembered ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 697 libraries worldwide
A look at the ancient Incan civilization from its beginnings to its demise at the hands of the invading Spanish conquistadors, focusing on its scientific and architectural achievements.
The tell-tale heart ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and held by 631 libraries worldwide
A murderer recounts the bizarre details of his crimes against "the old man with the evil eye."
Rappaccini's daughter ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1980 and 1987 in English and held by 596 libraries worldwide
This story is set in 18th century, Italy. A young scholar falls in love with a beautiful, yet forbidden, girl who tends her father's poison garden.
The Jilting of Granny Weatherall ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1980 and 1987 in English and held by 576 libraries worldwide
A spunky old lady of eighty who on her deathbed struggles to resolve tormenting memories of her past when she was left standing at the altar. Still, her indomitable will to live and act independently infuses the last day of her life.
Bernice bobs her hair ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1976 and 2001 in English and held by 558 libraries worldwide
In the Midwest, around 1920, a shy girl gets advice from her cousin on how to interest men.
Cry, the beloved country ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1979 and 1992 in English and held by 491 libraries worldwide
This is a story of two men, two fathers, one black, one white, drawn together through one father's search for a lost son.
To the lighthouse ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in English and held by 437 libraries worldwide
At their holiday home in Cornwall, a distant lighthouse holds a haunting attraction for the members of an Edwardian family as disillusionment, turmoil, and a world on the brink of war plague the family's relationships.
Soldier's home ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1976 and 2001 in English and held by 434 libraries worldwide
Returning home after World War I to a community in which he feels alien, a soldier struggles to make sense of the past and face the uncertainty ahead.
Almos' a man ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1976 and 1994 in English and held by 421 libraries worldwide
Story about a Black, teenage farmworker, who, faced with the prospect of working to pay for a mule he has accidentally killed, and armed with vague notions of manhood, escapes from the farm.
The blue hotel ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and held by 394 libraries worldwide
A paranoid Swedish immigrant turns the other hotel guests and the owner against him because he suspects hostility everywhere. When he himself becomes hostile he causes his own death.
The Man that corrupted Hadleyburg ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1980 and 1985 in English and held by 385 libraries worldwide
Hadleyburg, a small town in America, has a reputation for unshakable honesty, that is, until a stranger comes to town and plots a revenge on the hypocritical residents by promising a fortune to a citizen who once showed him charity many years before. One by one the leading citizens scheme for the money.
Noon wine ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and held by 383 libraries worldwide
On a small Texas farm at the turn of the century, a Swedish immigrant asks for work and begins his new life. Through no fault of his own, he causes the downfall of his new found employer when a suspicious visitor comes to call.
The Forbidden City ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 367 libraries worldwide
Explores the history and culture of China as reflected in the art and architectural treasures of the Forbidden City.
Native son ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 356 libraries worldwide
Bigger Thomas picked up a very drunk Mary Dalton from a night on the town. He had to quietly carry her up the stairs at the house, so as not to wake Mrs. Dalton. But Mrs. Dalton called out to Mary, and in order to keep from being discovered, he covered Mary's face with a pillow - silencing her forever. Terrified, Bigger hid the body, which led to a feverish manhunt, and a trial which shook not only the Dalton family but the whole city of Chicago as well, exposing the fears and prejudice of the 1940s.
William Faulkner's Barn burning ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 332 libraries worldwide
Based on the story of the same title by William Faulkner, about the son of a tenant farmer who must choose between his aversion to playing his father's accomplice in violent acts against their landowners and his desire to win his father's acceptance.
The Displaced person ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 330 libraries worldwide
Portrays the difficulties of integration experienced by a Polish refugee who arrives with his family at a Georgia farm in the 1940's.
Barn burning ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 325 libraries worldwide
The son of a tenant farmer must choose between his aversion to playing his father's accomplice in violent acts against their landowners and his desire to win his father's acceptance.
The world of Emily Dickinson ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 310 libraries worldwide
Claire Bloom portrays Emily Dickinson in this dramatic presentation of her "Letters to the world."
Pigeon feathers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 293 libraries worldwide
A young man searches through the questions of life and death.
New England in autumn the poetry of Robert Frost ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
Provides biographical insight on Robert Frost through dramatic presentations of his poems and letters.
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