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Samuel Goldwyn Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 137 works in 260 publications in 4 languages and 6,019 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  War films  History  Musical films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Animated films  Biographical films 
Roles: Originator, Publisher, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Samuel Goldwyn Home Entertainment (Firm)
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thrust onto the throne at a young age, Henry V struggles to become a decisive leader and win the loyalty of his subjects. After being insulted by an emissary from the French king, Henry asserts a hereditary claim to the throne of France. He gathers his army and embarks on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs and forever change the face of Europe
Wuthering Heights by William Wyler( Visual )

6 editions published between 1939 and 2003 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Laurence Olivier, Merle Oberon and David Niven star in this internationally-acclaimed masterpiece based on Emily Brontë's classic story of passion, hatred and revenge. Olivier and Oberon are brilliant as Heathcliff and Cathy, whose tortured love affair ends when Cathy marries the wealthy Edgar (David Niven). Heathcliff's savage retaliation upon the woman he loves explodes in a stunning climax."--Jacket
Guys and dolls by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

12 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical comedy about the romancing of a beautiful Salvation Army missionary on a bet by a New York gentleman gambler. What initally begins as a bet, however, turns into true love
The Madness of King George by Nicholas Hytner( Visual )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the life of King George III, this is the story of royal intrigue, sexual indiscretions, backstairs plotting and a battle for power between Parliament and the throne, all occurring while the king is being treated for an unknown illness
Madame Bovary by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and French and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In nineteenth-century France, the romantic daughter of a country squire (Emma Rouault) marries a dull country doctor (Charles Bovary). To escape boredom, she throws herself into love affairs with a suave local landowner (Rodolphe Boulanger) and a law student (Leon Dupuis), and runs up ruinous debts. This film version closely follows Flaubert's novel and includes most of the famous scenes, such as the wedding, the ball, the agricultural fair, the operation on the clubfoot, and the opera in Rouen
Huckleberry Finn : [&] The proud rebel [&] Walking Thunder( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

HUCKLEBERRY FINN: After being kidnapped by his drunken father, Huck heads down the Mississippi with his buddy Jim and have many adventures. THE PROUD REBEL: After John Chandler's son goes mute following a tregedy, John searches for a doctor who can help him. Before he finds one, he and his family must work off a debt using their talented sheepdog, Lance. When a doctor is found, John has no money to pay for help for his son and must decide whether to sell Lance, which will devastate his son, or get the boy help. WALKING THUNDER: Fourteen year old Jacob and his family are stuck in the Rockies when a bear destroys their wagon on their way west. They meet a medicine man and a mountain man who teaches Jacob survival skills that he must use with the giant bear called Walking Thunder on the prowl
A night to remember by Roy Baker( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his unforgettable rendering of Walter Lord's book of the same name, A Night To Remember, the acclaimed British director Roy Ward Baker depicts with sensitivity, awe, and a fine sense of tragedy the Titanic's final hours. Featuring remarkably restrained performances, A Night To Remember is cinema's subtlest, finest dramatization of this monumental twentieth-century catastrophe
The secret life of Walter Mitty by Norman Z McLeod( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mild-mannered mouse of a man imagines himself to be a number of daredevil heroes in the whimsical adaptation of James Thurber's short story
The best years of our lives by William Wyler( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This academy award winning film recounts the story of the problems faced by three returning WWII veterans as they attempt to pick up the threads of their previous lives
The Perez family by Mira Nair( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Free-spirited Dottie Perez is leaving Cuba for America, her head filled with dreams of movies, mascara and dates with John Wayne. Strait-laced Juan Perez is headed for a reunion with Carmela, the wife he hasn't seen in 20 years
Cinderella by Sergey Prokofiev( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cinderella comes to life in this enchanting version of the most beloved fairy tale
The little foxes by Lillian Hellman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regina Giddens is a vicious woman who destroys everyone around her while trying to satisfy her desire for wealth and social position
Road scholar( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrei Codrescu takes a six week, 4,500 mile odyssey across America in a cherry-red '68 Cadillac convertible. Road Scholar is a delightful portrait of America in all its confounding diversity and inspiring self-confidence
The Red shoes by Michael Powell( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victoria Page is a young ballerina caught between her love for Julian Craster, the composer rehearsing her company's orchestra, and her artistic devotion to Boris Lermontov, her ballet master. Against this story is set the story of the ballet, based on the Hans Christian Andersen tale, of the girl whose bewitched shoes nearly dance her to death
Hotel terminus : the life and times of Klaus Barbie by Marcel Ophüls( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Klaus Barbie was a Nazi war criminal who escaped and remained hidden for 40 years. This Academy Award winning documentary traces the 40-year hunt for Barbie which ended when he was brought to trial in 1987
Dodsworth by William Wyler( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged American retires and he and his wife go to Europe where they find a new set of values and relationships
Los Santos inocentes = The Holy innocents by Mario Camus( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in Spanish and English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A peasant family working for well-to-do landowners in northern Spain struggles with the callousness of the employers and dreams of rising out of poverty and changing their life of subordination
Stella Dallas by King Vidor( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stella Dallas, a lower-class woman who married an executive, must learn to give up her daughter so that the girl may have a better life
Desert hearts by Donna Deitch( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A repressed English professor goes to Reno for a quickie divorce in 1959. She stays at a nearby dude ranch while awaiting her final divorce papers. While there, she meets up with a beautiful young casino worker. The two develop a friendship that stirs desires in the English professor which she cannot deny. Then their attraction for one another slowly deepens into bold sensuality
Eat drink man woman by Ang Lee( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in Chinese and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gastronomic delight from Academy Award winning director Ang Lee (Life of Pi, Brokeback Mountain), Eat Drink Man Woman is a classic tale of simmering frustrations and relationship woes as semi-retired Master Chef Chu (Sihung Lung) shares his culinary skills and tends to his three unmarried daughters' respective emotional journeys. Jia-Jen (Kuei-Mei Yang) is a chemistry teacher Jia-Chien (Chien-Lien Wu) an airline executive and Jia-Ning (Yu-Wen Wang) works at a fast-food establishment. Together they help prepare and eat a sumptuously elaborate dinner each Sunday, a family tradition which allows for considerable insight into their lives and fuels the fire for each daughter to deal with the turmoil of new romantic challenges
 
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