WorldCat Identities

Grapevine Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 935 works in 1,184 publications in 1 language and 3,265 library holdings
Genres: Silent films  Drama  Short films  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Kammerspiel films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Film serials  History 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Grapevine Video (Firm)
Within Our Gates( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this early silent film from pioneering director Oscar Micheaux, kindly Sylvia Landry (Flo Clements) takes a fundraising trip to Boston in hopes of collecting 5,000 dollars to keep a Southern school for impoverished black children open to the public. She then meets the warmhearted Dr. Vivian (William Smith), who falls in love with Sylvia and travels with her back to the South. There, Dr. Vivian learns about Sylvia's shocking, tragic past and realizes that racism has changed her life forever. Music by Paul D. Miller, aka DJ Spooky
D.W. Griffith director( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of ten short silent films directed by D.W. Griffith and released in 1909
The Italian by Reginald Barker( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The is the Thomas Ince produced story of Italian immigrants living in the slums of New York. When a man's child dies he seeks vengeance on the person who would not help him
The perils of Pauline( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally a 20-episode serial, "The Perils of Pauline" premiered March 23, 1914 at Loew's Broadway Theatre in New York City. The ward of wealthy Mr. Marvin, Pauline is engaged to his nephew Harry. When Mr. Marvin dies unexpectedly, it is revealed that he has left her inheritance in the care of his secretary, Mr. Koerner, until the time of her marriage. Although she truly loves Harry, Pauline wants to wait a while before marrying. She plans to become an author, and decides that to prepare herself, she must go out and have adventures. Mr. Koerner tries to turn Pauline's various adventures against her and have her "disappear" thus keeping the money for himself. Some of the perils Pauline faces include burning houses, kidnapping, runaway horses, sinking submarines, being left bound and gagged in caves and cellars, speeding cars, wild Indians, and hordes of rats
The white hell of Piz Palü( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best of the German "mountain film" genre, notable for its impressive photography, about a man who sets out with two companions to conquer an Alpine peak that has already claimed his wife
The perils of Pauline by Louis J Gasnier( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An heiress postpones her marriage to embark on a series of adventures. Unfortunately, her dead stepfather has placed her under the guardianship of a man who wants to kill her for her money and tries to make each of her adventures her last
City girl by F. W Murnau( Visual )

4 editions published between 1930 and 2003 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wheat farmer's son marries a waitress from the city, amidst depression, hailstorm and family problems
Animation, the beginning. 1906-1927( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of animated films dating from 1906 to 1927
The blot by Lois Weber( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poverty-stricken Professor Griggs struggles to maintain discipline while teaching the unmotivated sons of the rich and powerful. Griggs' neighbor, Olsen, is a wealthy businessman. Both Olsen and Reverend Gates are attracted to Professor Griggs's beautiful daughter, Amelia. When wealthy Phil West dates Amelia Griggs and befriends the poor Reverend Gates, he realizes the differences between his life and theirs and tries to rectify them
Veiled Aristocrats( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black man who passes for white and became a successful lawyer returns to his hometown for a family reunion
Films of George Méliès( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of George Méliès trick films. These short films combine live action and special effects and feature travelers in time or space to fantastic or exotic locations
A girl in every port by Howard Hawks( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sea-faring Romeo finds himself a step behind the competition when he visits his girlfriends in various ports of call
Beggars of life by William A Wellman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl, forced to kill her guardian to protect her virtue, joins a group of hobos
Dancing mothers( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during the 1920's flapper era a wealthy family is torn apart when the wife discovers that her husband is cheating on her. The shock opens her eyes for the first time to the selfishness and shallowness of her daughter and husband
Passion : the intimate romance of the little French milliner whom the world knew as the Comtesse du Barry( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of Madame DuBarry, the mistress of Louis XV of France, and her loves in the time of the French Revolution"--Container
Hotel Imperial by Mauritz Stiller( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a Russian-occupied town in the Austro-Hungarian Empire in WWI, this film concerns a Hungarian fighter who takes refuge in a hotel and falls in love with the young woman who works there, who is also suffering the attentions of a boorish Russian general
Lady Windermere's fan by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Convinced her husband is having an affair with a glamorous and slightly notorious older woman, young Lady Windermere turns her affections to amorous Lord Darlington, who is eager to encourage her suspicions about her husband's behavior
Variety( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama, using flashback technique, telling how a prisoner left his wife and child for a young dancer, returned to his life as a trapeze artist with the dancer as his partner, and ultimately killed her new lover, a third partner in the trapeze act
D.W. Griffith director( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of ten short silent films directed by D.W. Griffeth and released in 1909
Secrets of the soul( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An early attempt to interpret psychoanalysis on film, this work used expressionistic techniques to depict symbols of dreams and the unconscious. A patient's meetings with his analyst are intercut with dream-like sequences. The content reflects the influence of Sigmund Freud, and the filming was supervised by his associates, Jung and Adler
 
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