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WinStar Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 195 works in 288 publications in 2 languages and 6,782 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Documentary films  Biographical television programs  History  Animated films  Historical television programs  Police films 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by WinStar Home Entertainment (Firm)
Paul Robeson : here I stand( Visual )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of singer/actor/activist Paul Robeson, from his days as an All-American Phi Beta Kappa at Rutgers to his self-imposed exile from America in the 1950s and 60s
Leonard Bernstein : reaching for the note : the definitive look at the man and his music( Visual )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A definitive look at the life and career of Leonard Bernstein, using archival footage and interviews
The Irish empire by Alan Gilsenan( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the scope of the Irish migration and their impact on cultures around the world
The Beat generation : an American dream by Janet Forman( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early 1950s a small group of writers and painters gathered in the Bohemian quarters of New York and San Francisco. They voiced their concerns over America's post WWII euphoria in a manner so raucous and colorful that the media took note and dubbed them the Beat Generation. This film portrait of this volatile period of American culture is illuminated perfectly through rare archival footage and interviews with those who lived through and influenced the era
The unknown Marx brothers : a unique look at film's most original comedy legends( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look back at the Marx Brothers, Groucho, Chico and Harpo, focusing on their comedy while also showing a side of the comedy troupe rarely seen by the public
Kumu hula : keepers of a culture( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The hula is the dance of the Hawaiian people and has been practiced since early Polynesians arrived in the islands around 500AD. Passed on from generation to generation by kahuna (priests and sages) and by kumu hula (master teachers), the hula has also been suppressed by 19th century missionaries and plantation owners, distorted by Hollywood movies, and exploited by the local tourist industry. In this film, shot at exotic locations throughout the islands, many of Hawaii's finest kumu hula reveal ancient traditions which have survived and flourished there for hundreds of years. This is Hawaiian culture as few outsiders have ever seen it: rich, expressive, colorful, and totally unique."--Container
Gulliver's travels by Dave Fleischer( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fully restored, feature-length version of the classic tale plus two "Gabby" cartoons, a Fleischer Studios documentary, a restoration demo, and previews
Alexander Calder : Calder's universe by Roger M Sherman( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the internationally acclaimed sculptor, Alexander Calder, who invented an art form: the mobile, which incorporates motion into sculpture. Through interviews with his contemporaries and many examples of his works, ranging from tiny mobiles to soaring monuments over seven stories high, this film captures the joyful exuberance that the artist displayed throughout his life and in his work
Vaudeville by Greg Palmer( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the history of vaudeville and its impact on contemporary media. Includes footage of vaudeville performances
Hellhounds on my trail : the afterlife of Robert Johnson by Robert Johnson( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heartfelt tribute to the influential and legendary bluesman Robert Johnson. Includes commentary about the man and his music, along with musical performances which took place in Cleveland, Ohio during a week long group of events dedicated to the artist
Great animation studios( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the earliest experiements with Koko the Clown to the beautifully advance Gabby, this is a complete sampling of the great Fleischer Studios' body of work from 1914-1941. Considered the major animation studio to beat, the Fleischer's were responsible for Betty Boop, Popeye, Superman and the first full-length animated film
Robert Rauschenberg : inventive genius by Chris Granlund( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrates the life and work of American painter Robert Rauschenberg. As guru of the movement that transformed modern art, Robert Rauschenberg is the ideal focus for an exploration of the revolution that has taken place in American art over the past 45 years. A rich mixture of visual images and engaging commentary examines the life of this revolutionary American painter
Hard-boiled by John Woo( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in Chinese and English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tequila, a die-hard cop, stops at nothing to see that justice is done. To avenge his partner's murder, Tequila joins forces with a rebel cop, and then the body count soars
Cartoon crazys : spooky toons( Visual )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Join Popeye, Casper, Betty Boop and Koko along with a cast of hundreds scaring and being scared throughout the vast haunted world of cartoon land"--Container
70 years of Popeye( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Celebrate 70 years of one of cartoon's most beloved characters, Popeye the Sailor Man. Oive Oyl, Bluto, Wimpy and more are all faetured in some of Popeye's all-time greatest cartoons of the last 70 years"--Container
Lou Reed : rock and roll heart by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders( Visual )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of rock musician Lou Reed, incorporating clips from concerts and interviews
Sun Ra : a joyful noise by Sun Ra( Visual )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary that examines the unusual performance techniques and beliefs of the enigmatic Sun Ra. Features performances by and interviews with Sun Ra and his Arkestra
Banned & censored( Visual )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes 13 full-length, fully restored cartoons, made during the 1930s and 1940s, which were banned or censored by the Hayes Office
Sam Shepard : stalking himself by Oren Jacoby( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary of the life and works of Sam Shepard--features excerpts from performances, Shepard reading from his own work, and interviews with famous friends and fans
Somewhere over the rainbow : Harold Arlen( Visual )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film chronicles the life of American songwriter, arranger and pianist Harold Arlen. Through introspective interviews with acclaimed artists, this popular composer's brilliant career is revisited. It also features solo piano performances and home movies by Harold Arlen
 
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Gulliver's travelsGreat animation studiosHard-boiledCartoon crazys : spooky toons70 years of PopeyeBanned & censoredSomewhere over the rainbow : Harold Arlen