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Key Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 293 works in 486 publications in 2 languages and 11,590 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Historical films  Comedy films  Legal films  History  Western films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Key Video (Firm)
Drums along the Mohawk by John Ford( Visual )

8 editions published between 1939 and 2007 in English and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A historical drama that tells the story of a young frontier leader, his spirited wife, and their struggles in the backwoods of New York state
The Grapes of Wrath by John Ford( Visual )

5 editions published between 1946 and 1996 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Great Depression brought hardship all across the United States, but the hardest hit was perhaps the Dust Bowl. Based on the book by John Steinbeck, this movie tells the story of a simple but courageous farmer who sets out with his family to California
Billy Budd by Peter Ustinov( Visual )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the clash between the young, innocent sailor, Billy Budd, and his corrupt superior, Claggart
Stormy weather by Andrew L Stone( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A delightful musical strung together with a silly romantic show biz script. Horne sings the title song, Waller does a rendition of "Ain't Misbehavin'"
All about Eve by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the moment she glimpses her idol at the stage door, Eve Harrington moves relentlessly towards her goal: taking the reins of power from the great actress Margo Channing. The cunning Eve maneuvers her way into Margo's Broadway role, becomes a sensation and even causes turmoil in the lives of Margo's director boyfriend, her playwright and his wife. Only the cynical drama critics see through Eve, admiring her audacity and perfect pattern of deceit
Young Mr. Lincoln by John Ford( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized account of Abraham Lincoln's early years as a lawyer in Springfield, Ill. The film is essential John Ford Americana; Fonda's Lincoln is a mythic rugged individualist
Rebecca by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young bride is brought by her new husband to his manor house in England. There she finds that the memory of her husband's first wife haunts her, and she tries to discover the secret of that mysterious woman's death
Les quatre cents coups by François Truffaut( Visual )

4 editions published in 1986 in French and English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a lonely Parisian youth whose alienation from his parents and teachers propels him into rebellion and small-time crime
Les misérables( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Valjean is a young man accused of stealing. He escapes prison and spends the rest of his life miserable and being chased by one man: a policeman named Valert
Viva Zapata! by Elia Kazan( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emiliano Zapata, an ally of Pancho Villa, leads the Mexican peasants in a bloody revolt against an oppressive government and overthrows President Díaz
Modern times by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hapless factory worker cracks under the strain of his job and runs amok. Unemployed on the streets of Depression America, he joins forces with a young woman fleeing the childcare authorities, and they embark on a misadventure-filled search for happiness
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

5 editions published between 1962 and 1987 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An enchanting drama of the impetuous yearnings of love among mere mortals, especially when the woodland's elves and fairies intervene
The Young Lions by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The video tells the story of World War II from the American and the German perspectives
Lifeboat by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an American vessel is torpedoed during World War II, eight survivors find refuge in a tiny lifeboat. Hopelessly short on food and water, their situation is further complicated when they rescue a crew member from the very submarine that sank their ship. Given the helm because he is the most capable sailor aboard, the passengers wonder if he is a savior steering them towards rescue, or their sworn enemy, delivering them into the arms of his fellow Nazis
The hound of the Baskervilles by Terence Fisher( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson investigate the reappearance of a seemingly supernatural hound, bent on destroying the House of the Baskervilles in accordance with an ancient curse
Charlie Chan at the opera( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie squares off against Boris Karloff, who portrays a talented opera singer suffering from amnesia and an insane need for revenge
Jules et Jim = Jules and Jim by François Truffaut( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in French and English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before World War I in Paris, a girl alternates between a French student, Jim, and a German student, Jules. After the war, they meet again and form a constantly shifting triangle
12 Angry Men by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts a jury of men who must decide the fate of a teenage boy who has murdered his abusive father. The jurors are from all walks of life, and bring with them their own opinions, prejudices, fears, and personal demons
John Ford's My darling Clementine by John Ford( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of Wyatt Earp's days in Tombstone and the gunfight with the Clanton gang at the O.K. Corral
Mr. Hobbs takes a vacation( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A couple assemble children and grandchildren and venture to a Pacific Coast beach house where bad plumbing, local eccentrics and family strife make for a vacation they will never forget
 
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