WorldCat Identities

Key Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 301 works in 511 publications in 2 languages and 9,103 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Legal films  History  Historical films  War films  Silent 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 )

10 editions published between 1939 and 2005 in English and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of Revolutionary times in upstate New York. Henry Fonda as a young frontier leader protects Mohawk Valley settlers from Indian attacks
The grapes of wrath by John Ford( Visual )

6 editions published between 1946 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 512 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 233 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 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imaginatively photographed though otherwise conventional all-Black musical featuring a host of top musical performers
All About Eve by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about 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 190 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 186 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 142 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
Viva Zapata! by Elia Kazan( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emiliano Zapata, an ally of Pancho Villa, leads the Mexican peasants in a bloody revolt against an oppressive government
Les quatre cents coups = The 400 blows by François Truffaut( Visual )

5 editions published in 1986 in French and English and held by 134 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
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

5 editions published between 1962 and 1987 in English and held by 119 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 116 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 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their vessel is torpedoed in the Atlantic Ocean during WWII, eight survivors find refuge in a lifeboat. Short on food and water, their situation is further complicated when they rescue a crew member from the German submarine that sank their ship
Modern times by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his boss demands more speed and efficiency, Chaplin goes crazy from his repetitious assembly line job. Primarily a silent film with music and sound effects, but occasional voices emanate from radios and television screens
The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sidney Lanfield( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 102 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 100 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 held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jules and Jim meet in Paris just before the start of the First World War, where they also meet Catherine, an enchanting but unpredictable woman. This story focuses on the life-long friendship of Jules, Jim and their mutual love for the same woman, and what becomes the most amicable of love triangles
12 Angry Men by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 91 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 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a businessman decides to take his family on a vacation in a rented cottage on the West Coast seashore, everyone starts to complain and create problems, until he steps in and saves the day
Hush-- hush, sweet Charlotte by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlotte Hollis lives out her days reliving the savage murder 37 years before of the man she loved
 
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Alternative Names
CBS Fox Video. Key Video

Languages
English (71)

French (5)