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Monterey Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 370 works in 732 publications in 1 language and 30,567 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Short films  Television adaptations  History  Made-for-TV movies  Educational films  Internet videos  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 813
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Most widely held works by Monterey Home Video (Firm)
The Incas remembered( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 587 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
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 568 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)
William Faulkner's Barn burning by William Faulkner( Visual )

10 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 567 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
Flannery O'Connor's The Displaced Person by Flannery O'Connor( Visual )

13 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flannery O'Connor is a writer with a keen sense of observation for the subtle cruelty that comes from fear of the unknown, and a case in point is her story "The Displaced Person". Set in Georgia during the late 1940s, the displaced person is Mr. Guizac (Noam Yerushalmi), a Polish refugee who's relocated by a priest (John Houseman) to work on Mrs. McIntyre's (Irene Worth's) farm. Quickly the industrious and clever Mr. Guizac becomes a threat to the other farm workers. 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. Oscar-winning screenwriter Horton Foote crafts the screenplay in this powerful and shocking story
Richard Wright's Almos' a man by Richard Wright( Visual )

9 editions published between 1976 and 2000 in English and held by 502 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 Jilting of Granny Weatherall by Katherine Anne Porter( Visual )

8 editions published between 1980 and 1993 in English and held by 495 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 465 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 tell-tale heart by Edgar Allan Poe( Visual )

3 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and held by 460 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 )

7 editions published between 1980 and 1987 in English and held by 441 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
Mark Twain's The man that corrupted Hadleyburg by Mark Twain( Visual )

9 editions published between 1980 and 1987 in English and held by 405 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
Robert Frost New England in Autumn( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 393 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
Soldier's home by Ernest Hemingway( Visual )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2001 in English and held by 384 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
Women first & foremost( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of women, a story of progress, forged by courage
Spoon River Anthology A Poetic Portrait Gallery by Edgar Lee Masters( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published between 1979 and 1992 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black minister and white land owner are united by a tragedy, with the potential for further hatred or healing
Stephen Crane's The blue hotel by Stephen Crane( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and held by 325 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
Who am I this time? by Kurt Vonnegut( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Small town community theatre's shy leading man meets the lovely telephone worker who's new in town
To the lighthouse by Virginia Woolf( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in English and held by 315 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
Ring Lardner's The Golden Honeymoon( Visual )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1986 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charley Tate (James Whitmore) is an old windbag, often a braggart, but somehow always lovable. Married more than 50 years to his ever-patient wife Lucy (Teresa Wright), the two of them are on their golden honeymoon in Florida. Everything goes perfectly until Lucy meets her former fiancée who⁰́₉s also vacationing with his wife. Suddenly there⁰́₉s a comic competition between Charley and the old boyfriend for Lucy⁰́₉s attention. After 50 years, cantankerous Charley has to win his girl all over again!
Noon wine( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a hot day in Texas in the 1890s, a stranger shows up at the small dairy farm of Royal and Ellie Thompson. He asks for work and is hired. He's a taciturn, English-speaking Swede from North Dakota; he's competent, strong, and good at farming and dairying. The years pass, the farm flourishes. Then one day a second stranger, Homer Hatch, also from North Dakota, arrives and lives are changed in ways no-one could have imagined
 
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The Incas remembered
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William Faulkner's Barn burning