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HV

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for Upper Volta before it changed its name to Burkina Faso. This was the code used in international transactions to and from bank accounts in Upper Volta.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Upper Volta. This was used as an international standard for shipping to Upper Volta.

In both cases, the code is obsolete.
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In the former, Jindriska Blahova argues that popular histories of shadow economies and subversive consumption in the former Czechoslovakia fail to consider the Communist authorities' investments in home video. These investments, proposes Blahova, reshaped production, distribution, and exhibition in that country, from conceptualizing home video as an educational tool to tapping into demand for the type of escapist fare driving Czechoslovakia's black market.
"A reorganisation of the Sandrew Metronome Group will be carried out as a consequence of the new agreement with Warner Home Video and a sale of the cinema operations in Sweden," Sandrew Metronome said.
In fact, the home video business is getting an additional boost as Hollywood studios put more advertising money behind their video and DVD releases.
To celebrate the VHS retail release of the film, Warner Home Video will be stylishly packaging each tape in highly collectible deluxe clam box packaging with four exclusive glossy artcards, a souvenir of the unique futuristic look of the film and a `must have' for all serious movie fans.
have formed an operational alliance to develop and market software for Nintendo's GameCube home video game machine and Game Boy Advance handset console, the two major manufacturers said Wednesday.
IT MAY be cold and grey outside, but the half term holidays are about to become very colourful as Warner Home Video releases the all-new feature length Pokemon:
A SHY high school student (Jason Biggs) falls in love with classmate Mena Suvari) who is dating his teacher in the romantic comedy Loser (Columbia Tristar Home Video, pounds 12.99).
The Chicago Reader's Jonathan Rosenbaum, for instance, worried that Bresson's films, in which the meticulous composition of shots and the precise spatial location of sound effects are of paramount importance, translate unusually poorly to home video; and, since video is where today's would-be cineast gets acquainted with film history, the persistence of Bresson's vision is called into doubt.
Since one of the attractions of home video recording is archiving favorite material, he added, "Experience has shown us that the cost must be less than ten percent of the cost of the item [in this case, movie on replicated media] to be cost-effective.
The news is a blow to the film industry as well as the home video market.
German film and television distribution company Helkon Media has signed a wide-ranging deal on video, digital versatile disc (DVD) and CD-ROM rights with Columbia Tristar Home Video. Columbia Tristar, a unit of Sony Pictures Entertainment, has agreed to distribute films from Helkon's rights catalogue throughout those parts of Europe where German is spoken.