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White Star Video

Overview
Works: 377 works in 507 publications in 2 languages and 12,529 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Drama  Biographical films  Documentary films  Silent films  Educational films  Internet videos  Historical films  Nonfiction 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 )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 411 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 )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 332 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 326 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 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This acclaimed documentary of the Nazi leader reveals Hitler's ambition, demonic will, perverse passions, and his many murders
Swoopes on hoops( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 213 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 William Faulkner( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 201 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 : a concise biography by Anthony Burgess( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life and literary career of Ernest Hemingway, using photographs and views of places associated with his life
D.H. Lawrence : the rocking horse winner by Malcolm Hossick( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Draws on old maps, contemporary drawings and paintings, portraits and other archive material to present an outline of D.H. Lawrence's life and to convey a picture of the social and historical background to his writing
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
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 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unlike his grandfather, a descendant of Sherlock Holmes succeeds only in bungling every job he organizes. He plans to capture Moriarty before he gains control of the world. From then on nothing goes right
The Battleship Potemkin by Sergei Eisenstein( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cinematic account of the naval mutiny at Odessa, Russia, during the 1905 revolution
John Steinbeck, American novelist, 1902-1968( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life and literary career of John Steinbeck, using photographs and views of places associated with his life
The LBJ tapes : the Johnson White House tapes( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 177 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 169 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 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life and literary career of humorist and storyteller Mark Twain, using contemporary photographs and images
The Bronte sisters by Malcolm Hossick( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in English and held by 153 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
Romance with a double bass( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 150 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
Edgar Allan Poe by Elliot Engel( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His personal history has been the subject of controversy, with rumors of alcoholism and his marriage to a 13 year old cousin sparking the debate but adding to the mystique. His works include The Telltale Heart, The Murder in the Rue Morgue and more
Virginia Woolf, novelist, 1882-1941 by Peter Hort( Visual )

in English and held by 142 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 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life and literary career of Jane Austen, using photographs and views of places associated with his life
 
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