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White Star Video

Overview
Works: 372 works in 498 publications in 2 languages and 12,744 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Drama  Biographical films  Documentary films  Silent films  Historical films  Internet videos  Educational films  War films 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, B
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Most widely held works by White Star Video
John Cleese on "how to irritate people" by John Cleese( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Cleese shows his audience how to irritate for business or pleasure, as well as how to keep his victims just the right temperature under the collar ... one degree below boiling point
Chinese brush painting : an introduction by I-Hsiung Ju( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane Evans introduces the art of Chinese brush painting. The lesson begins with information about necessary materials, followed by flower painting demonstrations including a plum blossom, bamboo, an orchid, a chrysanthemum, and a peony. After explaining how to apply a final wash to a painting, Evans continues the lesson with more ambitious subjects including a small bird, a duck, a fish, a panda, some rocks, and a landscape
El Che by Maurice Dugowson( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the myth and reality of Che Guevara including his friendship with Castro, his world travels, his days as guerilla leader and his death at age 39
Louis Clyde Stouman's Black fox : the true story of Adolf Hitler( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the most feared and fanatical national leader in all history-- Adolf Hitler
Swoopes on hoops( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Houston Comets basketball star Sheryl Swoopes covers basic basketball skills: dribbling, passing, catching, rebounding, shooting, and defense. For beginners, but also helpful for more experienced players
William Faulkner, American writer, 1897-1962 by Malcolm Hossick( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life and literary career of William Faulkner, using photographs and views of places associated with his life
Ernest Hemingway : a concise biography by Anthony Burgess( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life and literary career of Ernest Hemingway, using photographs and views of places associated with his life
Battleship Potemkin : From the series "The year 1905" by Sergei Eisenstein( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Re-creates the 1905 mutiny on the battleship "Prince Potemkin." It focuses on a mutiny by the battleship's crew and the subsequent massacre of civilians, reflecting the spirit of the times
John Steinbeck, American novelist, 1902-1968( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life and literary career of John Steinbeck, using photographs and views of places associated with his life
The strange case of the end of civilisation as we know it( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unlike his grandfather, a descendant of Sherlock Holmes succeeds only in bungling every job he organizes. He plans to capture Moriarity before he gains control of the world. From then on nothing goes right
Frank Sinatra : the man & the myth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A revealing, honest, and comprehensive portrait of an American legend, from his boyhood in Hoboken, NJ through his phenomenal career as a singer and actor
The LBJ tapes : the Johnson White House tapes( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paranoid and fearful of history's verdict, LBJ secretly placed a bugging device across his own telephone line to leave a permanent record of his tumultuous years in power
The best of Ernie Kovacs( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Created from over 600 hours of footage, this set includes never-before-seen material as well as over 100 classic Kovacs comedy bits and routines. Also seen is footage from Kovacs' game show Take a Good Look, Ernie associate Edie Adams' infamous Marilyn Monroe imitation and interviews with his associates and admirers. Ernie Kovacs was a comedy genius whose innovations are remarkable; he could also be quite daring in his satires, especially for the time. But innovative or daring though his comedy may have been, it was always utterly hilarious
Mark Twain, American writer, 1835-1910( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life and literary career of Mark Twain, using photographs and views of places associated with his life
The Bronte sisters by Malcolm Hossick( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Draws on old maps, contemporary drawings and paintings and other archive material to present an outline of the lives of the Bronté sisters and to convey a picture of the social and historical background to their writing
Edgar Allan Poe, 1809-1849 by Elliot Engel( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life and literary career of Edgar Allan Poe, using photographs and other images, and views of places associated with his life
Romance with a double bass( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Smychov, a double-bass player, is on his way to play at the betrothal ball of a princess. Arriving at the palace too early on a hot summer's day, he decides to take a quick skinny-dip in the royal lake. Unbeknownst to him, the Princess has decided to do the same"--Container
Jane Austen : a Concise Biography by Malcolm Hossick( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This installment of the Famous Authors series offers overviews of Jane Austen''s life and works. The video profiles Austen''s family and their connections to England''s society. Austen, born in 1775 and raised in the rectory _of Steventon, had five brothers and a sister, all known for their cleverness and humor. She had no formal education but was well-read and came to admire Fanny Burney, Samuel Johnson, and Henry Fielding. Austen spent much time in Bath with her sister _Cassandra and family, and the social manners and conventions of her time became the substance of her satiric and ironic writing
Virginia Woolf, novelist, 1882-1941 by Peter Hort( Visual )

in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Draws on old maps, contemporary drawings and paintings, portraits and other archive material to present an outline of Virginia Woolf's life and to convey a picture of the social and historical background to her writing
Herman Melville, American writer, 1819-1891( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life and literary career of Herman Melville, using contemporary drawings, portraits, and views of places associated with his life
 
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John Steinbeck, American novelist, 1902-1968
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Mark Twain, American writer, 1835-1910The Bronte sistersEdgar Allan Poe, 1809-1849Virginia Woolf, novelist, 1882-1941