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Van Ness Films

Overview
Works: 123 works in 167 publications in 1 language and 3,337 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Interviews  Case studies  Science fiction films  Nonfiction films  Biographical films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Nonfiction television programs 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.43028092
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Most widely held works by Van Ness Films
Behind The planet of the apes by Twentieth Century Fox( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the production and filming of the motion picture The planet of the apes and its sequels, which explored religious, social, and political issues through the relationship between apes and humans and between slaves and masters in an imaginary future world. Also looks at the spin-off television programs and merchandise. Includes interviews with stars Charlton Heston and Kim Hunter
Titanic : the complete story( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legend lives on: Lifeboats edge away from the crippled liner as futile SOS signals flare into the night - leaving 1500 passengers to parish in a watery grave. Also, witness the deep sea expedition to unearth Titanic's secrets
Rodgers & Hammerstein : the sound of movies( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Excerpts from the film versions of seven Rodgers & Hammerstein musicals: State Fair, Oklahoma!, Carousel, The King and I, South Pacific, Flower Drum Song, and The Sound of Music. Shirley Jones provides introductions and historical background
Marilyn Monroe : the final days by Iris Howden( Visual )

5 editions published between 1972 and 2006 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Marilyn Monroe's final project, "Something's got to give," has become one of the most talked about unfinished films in history. The story of the film and Marilyn's last days were seemingly lost ... until now. Through interviews, never-before-seen footage and an edited reconstruction of "Something's got to give" this presentation provides a look at the last act in the life of the world's most famous and tragic superstar."--Container
Small steps, big strides( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This tribute celebrates African American silver screen legends. Included are interviews and rare footage documenting the kinds of roles black actors were first given, the challenges these performers met, and the real behind-the-scenes story of their acceptance and triumphs in Hollywood
Bill Robinson : Mr. Bojangles( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video looks at the lifework of Bill Robinson, known as Mr. Bojangles
John Wayne : American legend by Martin Davidson( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life and career of one of the most influential actors in Hollywood history through generous clips and intimate interviews with friends, family, and colleagues
Shirley Temple : the biggest little star( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the life of the most successful child actor, singer and dancer in Hollywood, including her later career in political appointments as UN delegate, Ambassador to Ghana, and Ambassador to Czechoslovakia
Andy Griffith : Hollywood's homespun hero( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at actor Andy Griffith's acting career from stage to screen. Traces his life from a small town kid to one of Hollywood's biggest heroes
Paul Newman : Hollywood's charming rebel( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Handsome, rugged, tender, serious and funny, he is [the] consummate movie star. Biography flashes back on the life of this outstanding actor, director, businessman, and racecar driver to see just what makes him tick"--Container
Hidden Hollywood : treasures from the 20th Century Fox vaults( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This behind-the-scenes look inside the studio freatures a dazzling array of singing, dancing and comedy routines cut from classic Hollywood films. Rescued from oblivion, these sequences have been restored to their original, pristine condition and are now presented -- in their entirety -- for the first time ever."--Container
Hidden Hollywood II : more treasures from the 20th Century Fox vaults( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"See a cavalcade of stars at the top of their form in this dazzling collection of previously 'lost' cinematic treasures."--Container
Cinema Combat : Hollywood goes to war( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This compilation chronicles war films from 1898 to the 1990's
Anna and the king : the true story of Anna Leonowens( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Her amazing tales of life in a exotic land captivated the public and were immortalized on stage and screen. Join A & E as they explore the life and adventures of teacher and author Anna Leonowens
Silver screen II( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marlon Brando, Johnny Depp, Steve McQueen, and James Dean. All show a reluctance to fit the Hollywood mold and set the standard for what's cool. They're physically gorgeous outsiders - men that women wanted to be with and men simply wanted to be. These original anti-heroes with their naturalist approach to acting are American originals - outcasts, misfits, undeniable stars, and all, irresistible mavericks
Sophia Loren : actress, Italian style( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at Sophia Loren's life. Includes interviews with actors and directors
Carol Burnett by A. & E. Television Network( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simply put, Carol Burnett is one of the funniest people alive. She grew up wanting to be a writer and a cartoonist, but when she got her first laugh in acting class, her life changed overnight. She headed to New York for a shot at the big time. The rest is show biz history
20th Century Fox : the blockbuster years( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An "insider's look" at four decades of movie-making at 20th Century Fox. Features behind-the-scenes footage, rare screen tests, interviews with film luminaries such as Tom Hanks, Richard Zanuck, George Lucas and others, plus memorable moments from films such as Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Patton, Star Wars, Speed, Independence Day, Titanic, X-men and others
Bela Lugosi : Hollywood's dark prince( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An instant star for his portrayal of Count Dracula, Bela Lugosi is almost as well known for his work with director Ed Wood. His battle with substance abuse, his broken marriages and his erratic career are all part of the story of one of America's best known horror film stars
Twentieth Century Fox : the first 50 years( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chronicle of the first fifty years of Twentieth Century Fox (1915-1965). Includes clips of 120 films, interviews, archival footage, and film outtakes
 
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Alternative Names
Foxstar Productions. Van Ness Films

Van Ness Films, Inc.

Languages
English (46)

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Rodgers & Hammerstein : the sound of moviesSmall steps, big stridesAndy Griffith : Hollywood's homespun heroPaul Newman : Hollywood's charming rebel