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Van Ness Films

Overview
Works: 118 works in 165 publications in 1 language and 3,742 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  History  Interviews  Case studies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television series  Documentary television programs  Biographical television programs  Documentary films 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Van Ness Films
Behind The planet of the apes by Twentieth Century Fox ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 453 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
Rodgers and Hammerstein's the sound of music by Richard Rodgers ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 410 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
Titanic the complete story ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 369 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
Marilyn Monroe the final days ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 266 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
Small steps, big strides ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 232 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 )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This video looks at the lifework of Bill Robinson, known as Mr. Bojangles
Shirley Temple the biggest little star ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 129 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
John Wayne American legend ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 119 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
Andy Griffith Hollywood's homespun hero ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 84 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 82 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
Sophia Loren actress, Italian style ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at Sophia Loren's life. Includes interviews with actors and directors
Hidden Hollywood treasures from the 20th Century Fox vaults ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 55 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
Anna and the king the true story of Anna Leonowens ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 52 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
Hidden Hollywood II more treasures from the 20th Century Fox vaults ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 50 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
Hugh Hefner American playboy ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 49 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
Just to have a laugh Carol Burnett ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 46 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
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
Silver screen II ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 40 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
John Ford an American vision ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biography of film director John Ford, famous for his Westerns and his cinematic vision
Dorothy Dandridge little girl lost ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biography of Dorothy Dandridge, the first African-American woman to win Hollywood stardom
 
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Alternative Names
Foxstar Productions. Van Ness Films
Van Ness Films, Inc.
Languages
English (51)
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