WorldCat Identities

Pacific Arts Video Records

Overview
Works: 76 works in 114 publications in 6 languages and 1,784 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Television adaptations  Parodies, imitations, etc  Documentary films  Humor  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Pacific Arts Video Records
Koyaanisqatsi life out of balance by Philip Glass( Visual )
4 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Images of a world living outside its means, without structure or discernable pattern
Backstage at the Kirov ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in English and Russian and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recreating the magical atmosphere of the theatre, particularly in the wings, in those moments when the performers are no longer quite themselves, nor yet the characters they portray
La Linea del cielo by Fernando Colomo( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in Spanish and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Depicts the adventures and misadventures of a Spanish photographer who comes to Manhattan seeking fame and fortune in the Big Apple. Once there, he falls in love and must decide between two worlds
Der amerikanische Freund by Wim Wenders( Visual )
3 editions published in 1984 in German and English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film makes a statement about American gangster films and the Americanization of European cinema and lifestyles, centering on a young German picture-framer hired to assassinate a mobster
The affair of the pink pearl ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tommy and Tuppence take over a detective agency and their first case invovles the theft of a priceless pink pearl
Irezumi Spirit of Tattoo ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in Japanese and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To please her eccentric lover, a young Japanese woman defies cultural taboos and submits to having her back elaborately tattooed
The affair of the pink pearl ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tommy and Tuppence take over a detective agency and offer their services as private detectives. Soon they are in search of a priceless pearl stolen at Kingston Bruce's dinner party in in Wimbledon
My dinner with Andre by Louis Malle( Visual )
4 editions published between 1982 and 1986 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two friends, an intense, experimental theater director and a down-to-earth actor, meet over dinner
The clergyman's daughter ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tommy and Tuppence go hunting for poltergeists when a clergyman's daughter asks them to investigate some frightening incidents at her country house
"Elephant" parts by Michael Nesmith( Visual )
3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A combination of comedy, parody, and music video produced specifically as a "video record" by former member of The Monkees, Mike Nesmith, credited as originator of the concept of music video. Parodies TV ads, game shows, and film noir, among other subjects, and includes five original songs by Nesmith
The Ambassador's boots ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The U.S. ambassador calls on Tommy and Tuppence to investigate a curious incident involving his luggage upon his arrival in Britain aboard the liner Normadic. The final result is of great interest to the police
The man in the mist ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tommy has failed to solve a case of robbery. While he and Tuppence are consoling themselves in a provincial hotel, unexpected events develop. Soon they find that they are dealing with a case of murder
The Crackler ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspector Marriott needs help in tracking down a gang of forgers operating in high society circles. The focal point of the investigation is the fashionable Python Gaming Club. The investigation proves unsettling for Tommy and Tuppence in more ways than one
La passante du Sans souci by Jacques Rouffio( Visual )
3 editions published in 1985 in French and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Swiss political activist kills the Paraguayan Ambassador to France. Events during the boy's childhood in W.W. II Berlin help explain this act 30 years later. Romy Schneider plays dual roles in this her last film
Vivaldi: the four seasons ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This concert performance was so inspiring that the audience clamoured for more and got the first movement again as an encore
The Story of Heidi ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A little orphan girl named Heidi is sent to live with her gruff grandfather high in the Alps. Later, she travels to the city to be a companion to an invalid but they both eventually find happiness back in the mountains
The James Dean story by Robert Altman( Visual )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
James Dean--the man, the actor, the myth. Robert Altman explores Dean's personal life, the moments between films featuring his family, girl-friends, fraternity brothers and numerous Hollywood contemporaries. This film contains never before seen footage from "East of Eden", the famous Highway Public Safety Message made for television and rare film from the Hollywood premiere of "Giant."
The endless summer ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary on the search for the perfect wave, in which two Californians take off with their surfboards for Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Tahiti and Hawaii
Everybody rides the carousel a view of the stages of life adapted from the works of Erik H. Erikson by John Hubley( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Animated vignettes present psychologist Erik Erikson's "eight stages of life," each reflecting the inner feelings and conflicting emotions experienced during the process of personality development
The Brothers Lionheart ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two brothers travel from our world through mythical valleys with monsters to match
 
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Languages
English (32)
Japanese (4)
French (3)
German (2)
Russian (1)
Spanish (1)