Re: Video Yesteryear

Gary Handman (
Thu, 28 Feb 2002 14:01:47 -0800 (PST)

Video Yesteryear is a mass market distributor of older feature films on video

At 01:40 PM 2/28/2002 -0800, you wrote:
>Can any of you help a poor cataloger out and explain to me exactly what kind
>of entity "Video Yesteryear" is? Is it a publisher or a series or what?
>Most often, the name appears on a generic video slipcase and at the
>beginning of the video, as in, "Video Images presents a Video Yesteryear
>According to the authority files on OCLC, "Video Yesteryear" is a firm, as
>is "Video Images," and "Video yesteryear recording" is a series-like phrase.
> >From what I can tell, Video Images is not the only company that distributes
>Video Yesteryear recordings; I see records with this phrase for items from
>Reel Images and Kino. Clearly, many other catalogers are as confused as i
>am, because I see it handled many different ways.
>Can anyone shed light on this for me?
>Linda Seguin, Electronic Resources/Media Cataloger
>Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery
>University of Maryland, Baltimore County
>1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250
>phone: (410)455-6753 fax: (410)455-1598

Gary Handman
Media Resources Center
Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley, CA 94720-6000