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Monterey Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 445 works in 798 publications in 2 languages and 33,544 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Short films  History  Television adaptations  Educational films  Fiction  Internet videos  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 813
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Most widely held works by Monterey Home Video (Firm)
F. Scott Fitzgerald's Bernice bobs her hair by F. Scott Fitzgerald( Visual )

9 editions published between 1976 and 2001 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It{u2019}s the hot summer of 1919. Visiting her cousin Marjorie (Veronica Cartwright), sweet-but-dull Bernice (Shelley Duvall) 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{u2019}s interest - including Marjorie{u2019}s boyfriend, Warren (Bud Cort) The now worldly Bernice has the last laugh{u2026}a clever and ironic twist. One of the best screen translations of F. Scott Fitzgerald{u2019}s literary work, Bernice also includes the delightful supporting role performances of Dennis Christopher (Breaking Away) and Polly Holliday (Alice)
The Incas remembered( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 557 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
William Faulkner's Barn burning by William Faulkner( Visual )

10 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of 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
Willa Cather's Paul's case by Willa Cather( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young working-class Paul dreams of escaping his dreary existence in turn-of-the-century Pittsburgh. Paul gets his chance by stealing some money and running off to glamorous New York City. Once there, Paul experiences everything he ever dreamed of, from a luxurious hotel suite to his first taste of champagne. However, when reality finally comes crashing down around him, Paul realizes the desperate course he must now take
Richard Wright's Almos' a man by Richard Wright( Visual )

9 editions published between 1976 and 2000 in English and held by 467 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
Go tell it on the mountain by James Baldwin( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 459 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 )

7 editions published between 1980 and 1993 in English and held by 452 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
The tell-tale heart by Edgar Allan Poe( Visual )

3 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A murderer recounts the bizarre details of his crimes against "the old man with the evil eye."
Robert Frost : New England in Autumn( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of Frost's poems chosen to suit a perfect New England autumn day. Filmed in the beautiful farm country of Massachusetts
Rappaccini's daughter by Nathaniel Hawthorne( Visual )

7 editions published between 1980 and 1987 in English and held by 415 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
Women First & Foremost( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers shining examples of how generations of women have achieved their deserved place at the forefront of history. Volume 1: Remember the Ladies. Volume 2: Touching the Clouds with Pen and Plane. Volume 3: A Lady in the Spotlight
Mark Twain's The man that corrupted Hadleyburg by Mark Twain( Visual )

9 editions published between 1980 and 1987 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small town is visited by a stranger who concocts a scheme to test the honesty of the town's leading citizens
Spoon River Anthology : a Poetic Portrait Gallery by Edgar Lee Masters( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Shatner stars in this celebration of poetic portraits featuring excerpts from Edgar Lee Masters⁰́₉ Spoon River Anthology. Poems include⁰́Œ ⁰́Gone, ⁰́₊ by Carl Sandburg ⁰́₋Samuel Sewall, ⁰́₊ by Anthony Hecht ⁰́₋Miss Helen Lang, ⁰́₊ by Robert Hillyer ⁰́₋Volunteer Fireman, ⁰́₊ by Phyllis McGinley ⁰́₋The Librarian, ⁰́₊ by Richard Armour ⁰́₋The Mannequins, ⁰́₊ by Louis Simpson ⁰́₋True Love, ⁰́₊ by Judith Viorst ⁰́₋Tomorrow Is My Birthday, ⁰́₊ by Edgar Lee Masters ⁰́₋Spoon River Anthology, ⁰́₊ by Edgar Lee Masters ⁰́₋Aunt Emma, Uncle Al, ⁰́₊ by Marion Montgomery ⁰́₋To My Dear and Loving Husband, ⁰́₊ by Anne Bradstreet
Bonjour les amis( Visual )

13 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in French and English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to teach introduce children to the French language, this animated series uses songs and various situations to present vocabulary. Words are subtitled on the screen in English
Soldier's home by Ernest Hemingway( Visual )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2001 in English and held by 348 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
The Displaced person by Flannery O'Connor( Visual )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In post-war Germany, a young black war-orphan discovers the only other black he has ever seen, an American soldier, and dubs him "papa."
Who am I this time? by Kurt Vonnegut( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Small town community theatre's shy leading man meets the lovely telephone worker who's new in town
Cry, the beloved country by Darrell Roodt( Visual )

2 editions published between 1979 and 1992 in English and held by 323 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
Ring Lardner's The Golden Honeymoon( Visual )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1986 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elderly couple takes a winter vacation in St. Petersburg, Florida, in the 1920s and discovers that 50 years of marriage have not prevented the arousal of old jealousies nor diminished the chances of an even deeper love
Stephen Crane's The blue hotel by Stephen Crane( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and held by 305 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
 
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The Incas remembered
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