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White Star Video

Overview
Works: 388 works in 497 publications in 2 languages and 12,998 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Drama  Biographical films  Documentary films  Silent films  Historical films  War films  Nonfiction films  Film adaptations 
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 414 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
Louis Clyde Stouman's Black fox : the true story of Adolf Hitler( Visual )

6 editions published between 1962 and 2005 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This acclaimed documentary of the Nazi leader reveals Hitler's ambition, demonic will, perverse passions, and his many murders
El Che by Maurice Dugowson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 332 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
America's political parties : the Republican Party, 1960-1992( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of the Democratic Party's domination of U.S. politics from the presidency of John F. Kennedy to its split in 1968 at the tumultuous Chicago convention. Since then, despite their best efforts, the Democrats have lost five out of the last seven elections. Ben Wattenberg explores the reasons for this
Swoopes on hoops( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 220 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
Chinese brush painting : an introduction by Kwan Jung( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 214 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
William Faulkner, American writer, 1897-1962 by Malcolm Hossick( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life and literary career of William Faulkner, using portraits and views of places associated with his life
Ernest Hemingway, American writer, 1899-1961( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Odessa - 1905. Enraged with the deplorable conditions on board the armored cruiser Potemkin, the ship's loyal crew contemplates the unthinkable - mutiny. Seizing control of the Potemkin and raising the red flag of revolution, the sailors' revolt becomes the rallying point for a Russian populace ground under the boot heels of the Czar's Cossacks. When ruthless White Russian cavalry arrives to crush the rebellion on the sandstone Odessa Steps, the most famous and most quoted film sequence in cinema history is born
John Steinbeck, American novelist, 1902-1968( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life and literary career of John Steinbeck, using photographs and views of places associated with his life
Frank Sinatra : the man & the myth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 187 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
Mark Twain, American writer, 1835-1910( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life and literary career of humorist and storyteller Mark Twain, using contemporary photographs and images
The best of Ernie Kovacs( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features bits from the Ernie Kovacs show including the skits 1812 Overture, Swan Lake of Gorillas, Matzoh Hepplewhite, Miklos Molnar, Nairobi Trio, and Take a good look clues. Includes Edie Adams' routine impersonating Marilyn Monroe, and interviews with Ernie Kovacs' associates Harold A. VanKirk and Edie Adams in the chapter The Trenton Years
The Bronté sisters by Peter Hort( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in English and held by 168 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 161 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
Virginia Woolf, novelist, 1882-1941 by Peter Hort( Visual )

in English and held by 155 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
Jane Austen : a Concise Biography by Malcolm Hossick( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 155 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
Romance with a double bass( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 154 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
Herman Melville, American writer, 1819-1891( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life and literary career of Herman Melville, using photographs and views of places associated with his life
Franz Schubert, 1797-1828 : [a concise biography and musical overview]( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This informative program is a concise overview of the composer Franz Schubert's life and times"--Kultur website
 
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John Steinbeck, American novelist, 1902-1968
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Mark Twain, American writer, 1835-1910The Bronté sistersEdgar Allan Poe, 1809-1849Virginia Woolf, novelist, 1882-1941Franz Schubert, 1797-1828 : [a concise biography and musical overview]