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Monterey Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 449 works in 791 publications in 2 languages and 33,417 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Short films  History  Educational films  Internet videos  Television adaptations  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 813
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Monterey Home Video (Firm)
Bernice bobs her hair by F. Scott Fitzgerald( Visual )

9 editions published between 1976 and 2001 in English and held by 643 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 564 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 )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 539 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
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, fantasizes about escaping his existence in turn-of-the-century Pittsburgh and running off to glamorous New York City. Once there, Paul experiences everything he ever dreamed of ... However, when reality finally hits, he realizes the desperate course he must take
Richard Wright's Almos' a man by Richard Wright( Visual )

9 editions published between 1976 and 2000 in English and held by 477 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 )

7 editions published between 1980 and 1993 in English and held by 463 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 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
Ray Bradbury's Any Friend of Nicholas Nickleby Is a Friend of Mine( Visual )

6 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imagine a summer that would never end; imagine a boy who would never group up; imagine a small town, the kind you just don't find anymore. Enter a mysterious stranger. A man who calls himself Charles Dickens (Fred Gwynne), a writer by trade and a spinner of stories, whirls through town, and somewhere in the wide-eyed imagination of a 12-year-old boy and the loving eyes of a lady who would prefer to be known as Emily Dickinson comes a wondrous change that will affect their lives forever
The tell-tale heart by Edgar Allan Poe( Visual )

3 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and held by 439 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 )

7 editions published between 1980 and 1987 in English and held by 422 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
Robert Frost : New England in Autumn( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 419 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
Mark Twain's The man that corrupted Hadleyburg by Mark Twain( Visual )

9 editions published between 1980 and 1987 in English and held by 385 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
Bonjour les amis( Visual )

13 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in French and English and held by 383 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
Women First & Foremost( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 380 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
Spoon River Anthology : a Poetic Portrait Gallery by Edgar Lee Masters( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 376 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
Soldier's home by Ernest Hemingway( Visual )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2001 in English and held by 356 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
The Displaced person by Flannery O'Connor( Visual )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in English and held by 332 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
Cry, the beloved country by Darrell Roodt( Visual )

2 editions published between 1979 and 1992 in English and held by 326 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 318 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!
Who am I this time? by Kurt Vonnegut( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Small town community theatre's shy leading man meets the lovely telephone worker who's new in town
 
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