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Key Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 291 works in 497 publications in 2 languages and 10,872 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  History  Western films  Legal 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 823 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 608 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 Benjamin Britten( Visual )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 290 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 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dancing great Bill Williamson takes a look back on the beginnings of his career and his romance with fellow rising star Selina. Their romance is brief because Selina does not want to settle down. The movie includes an all-star show hosted by Cab Calloway
All about Eve by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 239 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 212 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 )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 171 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
Les quatre cents coups = The 400 blows by François Truffaut( Visual )

4 editions published in 1986 in French and English and held by 166 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 )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 154 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 144 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
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

5 editions published between 1962 and 1987 in English and held by 143 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 Irwin Shaw( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 142 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 140 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
The hound of the Baskervilles by Terence Fisher( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 125 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 124 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 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenager is accused of killing his father. Eleven people on jury vote him guilty. The twelfth, convinced of his innocence, attempts to have them reconsider their decision
Mr. Hobbs takes a vacation( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 103 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 102 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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