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Paramount Pictures Corporation

Works: 9,852 works in 17,936 publications in 5 languages and 932,320 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Film and video adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  War films  Western films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, Production personnel, Originator, fds, pre, Other, Director, Publisher, Illustrator, Photographer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Paramount Pictures Corporation
The Godfather by Mario Puzo( Visual )

101 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 5,975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Corleone Family nearly falls from power in America but rises to observe the passage of rites from father to son. There is a balance between family life and the ugly business of crime in which they are engaged
True grit by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

47 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 5,525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn. Mattie insists on accompanying Cogburn, whose drinking, sloth, and generally reprobate character do not augment her faith in him. Against his wishes, she joins him in his trek into the Indian Nations in search of Chaney. They are joined by Texas Ranger LaBoeuf, who wants Chaney for his own purposes. The unlikely trio find danger and surprises on the journey, and each has his or her "grit" tested
Titanic by James Cameron( Visual )

54 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 4,665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A timeless love story born of tragedy that created an international phenomenon. This epic masterpiece is destined to sweep audiences anew into the journey of a lifetime
The ten commandments by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

68 editions published between 1923 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To escape the edict that condemned all first-born Hebrew males by Egypt's Pharoah, Rameses I, the infant Moses is set adrift on the Nile in a reed basket. Saved by the pharaoh's daughter Bithiah, he is adopted by her and brought up in the court of her brother, Pharaoh Seti. Moses gains Seti's favor and the love of the throne princess Nefertiri. He also gains the hatred of Seti's son, Rameses. When his Hebrew heritage is revealed, Moses is cast out of Egypt, and makes his way across the desert where he marries, has a son and is commanded by God to return to Egypt to free the Hebrews from slavery. In Egypt, Moses's fiercest enemy proves to be not Rameses, but someone near to him
Grease by Randal Kleiser( Visual )

56 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 4,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical concerning the romance between a teen-age gang-leader and his naive girlfriend, set in the 1950's
Braveheart by Mel Gibson( Visual )

20 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 3,963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Wallace is a bold Scotsman who used the steel of his blade and the fire of his intellect to rally his countrymen to liberation
An inconvenient truth by Al Gore( Visual )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 3,959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former Vice President Al Gore explains the facts of global warming, presents arguments that the dangers of global warning have reached the level of crisis, and addresses the efforts of certain interests to discredit the anti-global warming cause. Between lecture segments, Gore discusses his personal commitment to the environment, sharing anecdotes from his experiences
Saving Private Ryan by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

36 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

WWII Army Captain John Miller must take his men behind enemy lines to find Private Ryan, whose three brothers have been killed in combat. Faced with the brutality of war, the men question their orders. Why are eight men risking their lives to save just one? Each man searches for his own answer and the strength to triumph over an uncertain future with honor, decency and courage
Vertigo by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

41 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in English and held by 3,825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

San Francisco police detective Scottie Ferguson is forced to retire when a freak accident gives him a severe fear of heights. When a rich shipbuilder hires Scottie to follow his wife, who may be suicidal, Scottie finds himself falling in love with her. Eventually Ferguson becomes obsessed with the chance to re-create her in another woman
Footloose by Kevin Bacon( Visual )

31 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

City-boy Ren McCormick finds he has been moved into an uptight Midwestern town where the local officials have banned dancing and rock 'n roll music. Ren revolts with his best friend Willard and the minister's daughter. A timeless struggle between innocent teenage pleasures and adults' need for rigid morality
Breakfast at Tiffany's by Blake Edwards( Visual )

24 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in English and held by 3,729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic comedy about an eccentric New York City playgirl determined to marry a Brazilian millionaire and her next-door neighbor, a writer who is sponsored--and stifled--by a wealthy woman
Chinatown by Roman Polanski( Visual )

52 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private eye Jake Gittes, living off the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-war Southern California is hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair. Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double dealings and deadly deceits, uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together for one, unforgettable night in Chinatown
Raiders of the lost ark by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

28 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 3,642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Indy ... and his feisty ex-flame Marion Ravenwood ... dodge booby-traps, fight Nazis and stare down snakes in their incredible worldwide quest for the mystical Ark of the Covenant"--Container
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

27 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 3,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indiana Jones and his father set out to find the mystically-empowered Holy Grail
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

46 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the Franco Zeffirelli production of Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their families, and take their lives
Lara Croft, tomb raider by Simon West( Visual )

24 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With her father presumed dead, Lara must race to recover an ancient artifact that can alter space and time if not destroyed. She finds the key that will unlock the two sections that must be put together in order for the artifact to work. She must fight her nemeses in order to restore harmony and all before the planets and sun align
Forrest Gump by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

31 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 3,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story follows the life of low I.Q. Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) and his meeting with the love of his life Jenny. The film chronicles his accidental experiences with some of the most important people and events in America from the late 1950's through the 1970's including a meeting with Elvis Presley, JFK, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, fighting in Vietnam, etc. The problem is, he doesn't realize the significance of his actions. Forrest comes to embody a generation
Hugo by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

28 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 3,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orphan, clock keeper, and thief, twelve-year-old Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity. But when his world suddenly interlocks with an eccentric girl and the owner of a small toy booth in the train station, Hugo's undercover life, and his most precious secret, are put in jeopardy. A cryptic drawing, a treasured notebook, a stolen key, a mechanical man, and a hidden message all come together to change Hugo's life forever
Charlotte's web by E. B White( Visual )

21 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in English and held by 3,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In ordinary Somerset County, a young farm girl named Fern rescues the runt of a litter of pigs from her father's ax. Fern names the pig Wilbur, takes care of him, and continues to visit him every day after he is moved to her Uncle Homer Zuckerman's barn across the road. But it's Wilbur's friendship with Charlotte the spider that ultimately saves him from the "smoke house" when Charlotte's talent for weaving praiseworthy words about Wilbur into her web, along with a little help from Templeton the rat and the other barn inhabitants, turns the Zuckerman farm into a tourist attraction
Shane by George Stevens( Visual )

33 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in English and held by 3,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drifter and retired gunfighter assists a homestead family terrorized by an aging cattleman and his hired gun
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Gulf & Western Industries. Paramount Pictures Corporation

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Paramount Famous Lasky Corporation

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Paramount Publix Corporation

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French (17)

Spanish (7)

Italian (3)

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True gritTitanicThe ten commandmentsBraveheartVertigoFootlooseBreakfast at Tiffany'sChinatown