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Key Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 292 works in 502 publications in 2 languages and 10,675 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  History  Legal films  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 2005 in English and held by 813 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 )

6 editions published between 1946 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 597 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
Stormy weather by Andrew L Stone( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imaginatively photographed though otherwise conventional all-Black musical featuring a host of top musical performers
Billy Budd by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the clash between the young, innocent sailor, Billy Budd, and his corrupt superior, Claggart
All about Eve by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rise to fame of a ruthless and ambitious young actress
Young Mr. Lincoln by John Ford( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 225 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 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A timid young girl marries a troubled widower only to find her new home is haunted by the memory of Rebecca, the first Lady de Winter. Terrified and confused, she must discover the secret about the truth of Rebecca
Les Misérables( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 168 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 = The 400 blows by François Truffaut( Visual )

5 editions published in 1986 in French and English and held by 162 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 )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emiliano Zapata, an ally of Pancho Villa, leads the Mexican peasants in a bloody revolt against an oppressive government
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

5 editions published between 1962 and 1987 in English and held by 141 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
Modern times by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hapless factory worker cracks under the strain of his job. He becomes unemployed, arrested, jailed, then released when he accidentally averts a jail break and then finds life on the streets of Depression America, his worst ordeal yet. Joining forces with a young girl who is fleeing the child care authorities, they realize that they are unhappy with city life and they finally leave the city in search of modern times
The Young Lions by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 138 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 137 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 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Sir Charles Baskerville arrives at his family's estate from America, he finds a death threat awaiting him and a curse hanging over the family. He calls in Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson to solve the mystery
Charlie Chan at the opera( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 119 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 )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and French and held by 111 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 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic courtroom drama about a teenage boy accused of killing his father and the jury that must decide his fate
Mr. Hobbs takes a vacation( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 102 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
John Ford's My darling Clementine by John Ford( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 101 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
 
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