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Monterey Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 396 works in 695 publications in 1 language and 28,747 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  History  Television adaptations  Television plays, American  Poetry  Television programs  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 813
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Most widely held works by Monterey Home Video (Firm)
William Faulkner's Barn burning by William Faulkner ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member 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 Incas remembered ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member 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 by Edgar Allan Poe ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A murderer recounts the bizarre details of his crimes against "the old man with the evil eye."
Rappaccini's daughter by Nathaniel Hawthorne ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1980 and 1987 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 18th-century Italy, Giovanni falls in love with a beautiful, yet forbidden, girl who tends her father's poison garden
The Jilting of Granny Weatherall by Katherine Anne Porter ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1980 and 1987 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member 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
Go tell it on the mountain by James Baldwin ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"To be Black in America. To seek both salvation and understanding in the journey of a family from the rural South to 'big city' Harlem. To be a young boy struggling to earn the approval of a self-righteous and often unloving stepfather."
Bernice bobs her hair by F. Scott Fitzgerald ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1976 and 2001 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's the hot summer of 1919. Visiting her cousin Marjorie, sweet-but-dull Bernice is transformed into a smooth-talking man-trap by her vampish kin. However, the "makeover" works too well, Bernice becomes the belle of the ball, captivating every boy's interest, even Marjorie's boyfriend Warren. The now worldly Bernice has the last laugh--a clever and ironic twist
Soldier's home by Ernest Hemingway ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1976 and 2001 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member 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
Cry, the beloved country ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1979 and 1992 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member 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 by Virginia Woolf ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member 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
Almos' a man by Richard Wright ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1976 and 1994 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member 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 displaced person by Flannery O'Connor ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Set in Georgia during the late 1940s, the 'displaced person' is a Polish refugee (Mr. Guizac) who's relocated by a priest to work on Mrs. McIntyre's farm. Quickly the industrious and clever Mr. Guizac becomes a threat to the other farmworkers. Soon all are plotting Mr. Guizac's downfall until fate unexpectedly takes a hand in deciding this outsider's destiny ... and ultimately everyone's tragedy"--Container
New England in autumn the poetry of Robert Frost ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides biographical insight on Robert Frost through dramatic presentations of his poems and letters
Mark Twain's The man that corrupted Hadleyburg by Mark Twain ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1980 and 1985 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member 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
Who am I this time? by Kurt Vonnegut ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Small town community theatre's shy leading man meets the lovely telephone worker who's new in town
The blue hotel by Stephen Crane ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member 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
Noon wine ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member 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
Native son ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member 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
The Forbidden City ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the history and culture of China as reflected in the art and architectural treasures of the Forbidden City
Under the Biltmore clock ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comic story of a 1920s socialite who must cope with the eccentricities of her fiance's wealthy family
 
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