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Key Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 291 works in 482 publications in 2 languages and 11,685 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 )

6 editions published between 1939 and 2007 in English and held by 845 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 656 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 332 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 312 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 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the moment she glimpses her idol on Broadway, Eve Harington (Anne baxter) strives relentlessly to upstage Margo Channing (Bette Davis). Cunningly stealing Margo's role, Eve then disrupts the lives of Margo's director boyfriend (Gary Merrill), and her other friends in this juicy, witty drama
Young Mr. Lincoln by John Ford( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The early career of Lincoln from storekeeper to his first big law case. Based on real and conjectured incidents which include the railsplitting contest, his romance with Ann Rutledge, and meeting with Stephen Douglass and Mary Todd
Rebecca by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young serving woman marries a wealthy widower and goes to live in his palatial Cornish estate where she finds herself haunted by the spector of her husband's first wife
Les misérables( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fredric March stars as the heroic Valjean, an ex-convict who rises against all odds from galley slave to mayor. Charles Laughton is Javert, the fanatical police inspector who dedicates his life to recapturing Valjean
Les quatre cents coups by François Truffaut( Visual )

4 editions published in 1986 in French and English and held by 183 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
Viva Zapata! by Elia Kazan( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 166 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 163 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 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 WWII, 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 sub that sank their ship. Given the helm because he's 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. A gripping film depicting a desperate battle for survival, this classic is enduring drama that continues to thrill Hitchcock fans young and old
The hound of the Baskervilles by Terence Fisher( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 135 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 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Chan squares off against a talented opera star who suffers 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 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The friendship of Jules, who is German, and Jim, who is French, and their twenty year love for the same woman
12 Angry Men by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 114 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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