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Van Ness Films

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Behind The planet of the apes by Twentieth Century Fox( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 489 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 )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The "unsinkable" Titanic was a dream come true. Four city blocks long, she was the pride of the White Star Line. Yet, just before midnight on April 12, 1912 the ship sideswiped an iceberg, tearing a hole nearly 200 feet long in the hull, sinking the ship in two hours. Using newsreels, diarie and interviews with survivors, the video charts the fateful history of the ship and its passengers, as well as the pop cilture phenomenon the tragedy has become. From the ship's construction to the deep sea expeditions uncovering its sunken secrets, this is the comprehensive story of the Titanic
Marilyn Monroe : the final days by Patricia Ivins Specht( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 238 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 )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 205 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
Andy Griffith : Hollywood's homespun hero( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 69 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 62 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 51 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
Silver screen II( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 43 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
Hidden Hollywood II : more treasures from the 20th Century Fox vaults( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 42 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
Sophia Loren : actress, Italian style( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at Sophia Loren's life. Includes interviews with actors and directors
Hugh Hefner : American playboy( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on the life & career of Playboy magazine publisher Hefner. Go behind the doors of the Playboy mansion and meet the man himself. Includes interviews with his friends, family, and co-workers
Anna and the king : the true story of Anna Leonowens( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 34 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
Carol Burnett by A. & E. Television Network( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 33 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
Twentieth Century Fox : the first 50 years by Kevin Burns( Visual )

2 editions 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
John Wayne : Double feature by John Wayne( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A documentary on life of the all-time movie star John Wayne, whose movie career spaned half a century and who became the symbol of American virtue and courage
 
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Titanic : the complete story
Alternative Names
Foxstar Productions. Van Ness Films

Van Ness Films, Inc.

Languages
English (33)

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Small steps, big stridesAndy Griffith : Hollywood's homespun heroPaul Newman