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WinStar Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 202 works in 279 publications in 2 languages and 7,187 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Biographical television programs  History  Documentary films  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 )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 417 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 )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 370 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 205 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 )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 198 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 182 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 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on the hula, the dance brought to the Hawaiian Islands by the Polynesians in 500 A.D., passed on through the generations by kahuna (priests and sages) and kuma hula (master teachers)
Alexander Calder : Calder's universe( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The universe of Calder's rotating spheres, spinning mobiles, animated wire sculpture and his toys, prints, jewelry, tapestries, and theater designs are set in motion on the screen. We see Calder as he transforms an old spoon into part of a delicate mobile. He is captured at work and at play and revealed to be an artist for whom the two activities are inseparable
Vaudeville by Greg Palmer( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the history of vaudeville and its impact on contemporary media. Includes footage of vaudeville performances
Robert Rauschenberg : inventive genius by Dennis Hopper( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 141 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
Hellhounds on my trail : the afterlife of Robert Johnson by Robert Johnson( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 135 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 weeklong group of events dedicated to the artist
Gulliver's travels by Dave Fleischer( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 134 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
Hard-boiled by John Woo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in Chinese and held by 121 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 mounts to a hair raising climax
Lou Reed : rock and roll heart by Lou Reed( Visual )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of rock musician Lou Reed, incorporating clips from concerts and interviews
Cartoon crazys : spooky toons( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 108 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
Banned & censored( Visual )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 104 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( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 103 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
Sun Ra : a joyful noise by Sun Ra( Visual )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sun Ra - bandleader, keyboardist, composer and self-made myth - performs and philosophizes. His Intergalactic Omniverse Arkestra performs in elaborate costumes, ritual, and theatrical glitter. Includes blues, swing, modal chants, quasi-African drumming, and electronic music
Great animation studios( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sampling of the great Fleischer Studios classic cartoons from 1914-1941. From the earliest experiments with Koko the Clown in 1914 to Betty Boop, Popeye, Superman and the first full-length animated film, Fleisher Studios was considered as the major animation studio of its day
Norman Rockwell : painting America( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines "the artist of the people" using archival footage and visual images from the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Featuring interviews with historians, critics, family, friends and admirers, this production gives an in depth look at the artist, his art and the Americana he created with his brushstrokes
Somewhere over the rainbow : Harold Arlen( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 90 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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