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Monterey Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 400 works in 698 publications in 1 language and 28,638 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 637 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 631 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 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A murderer recounts the bizarre details of his crimes against "the old man with the evil eye". Murder, madness and betrayal from within interweave in this fascinating study into the mind of one driven by his own demons to take the life of another
Rappaccini's daughter by Nathaniel Hawthorne( Visual )
5 editions published between 1980 and 1987 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member 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
Go tell it on the mountain by James Baldwin( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story of violence and desire, of tenderness and compassion, so gripping and moving, which lays bare the trials and sufferings, the yearings and aspirations of three generations of an African American family. The journey of a family from the rural South to "big city" Herlem, seeking both salvation and understanding and of a young boy struggling to earn the approval of a self-righteous and often unloving stepfather
The Jilting of Granny Weatherall by Katherine Anne Porter( Visual )
5 editions published between 1980 and 1987 in English and held by 478 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
Bernice bobs her hair by F. Scott Fitzgerald( Visual )
5 editions published between 1976 and 2001 in English and held by 456 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 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adaptation of Hemingway's short story about a soldier returning home after World War I. Th young man returns to a community in which he feels alien and struggles to make sense of the past and face his uncertain future
Cry, the beloved country ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1979 and 1992 in English and held by 380 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
Almos' a man by Richard Wright( Visual )
7 editions published between 1976 and 1994 in English and held by 358 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
New England in autumn the poetry of Robert Frost ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides biographical insight on Robert Frost through dramatic presentations of his poems and letters
To the lighthouse by Virginia Woolf( Visual )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in English and held by 344 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
The Displaced person by Flannery O'Connor( Visual )
8 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 340 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
Who am I this time? by Kurt Vonnegut( Visual )
6 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two shy people find love through their roles in a local theatre production
Mark Twain's The man that corrupted Hadleyburg by Mark Twain( Visual )
5 editions published between 1980 and 1985 in English and held by 308 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
The blue hotel by Stephen Crane( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and held by 302 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 298 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 295 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 290 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 266 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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