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Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

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Works: 16,791 works in 24,434 publications in 7 languages and 516,705 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Interviews  Naval history  Juvenile works  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Humor 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Distributor, Originator, Other, pmn, Publisher, prn, Compiler, Illustrator, Copyright holder, Correspondent
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming ( Visual )
102 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 6,980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a nasty neighbor tries to have her dog put to sleep, Dorothy takes her dog, Toto, and starts to run away. A tornado appears and carries her to the magical land of Oz. Wishing to return home, she begins to travel to the city of Oz where a great wizard lives. On her way she meets a Scarecrow who needs a brain, a Tin Man who wants a heart, and a Cowardly Lion who desperately needs courage. They all hope the all-mighty Wizard of Oz will help them, but they have to get to the Emerald City before the Wicked Witch of the West catches up with them
Singin' in the rain by Nacio Herb Brown ( Visual )
65 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Actors are caught in the bumpy transition to talking pictures; a Spoof of the early days of "talkie" films
Alfred Hitchcock's North by northwest by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
66 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 4,731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Enemy agents mistake a New York City advertising executive as a Federal Intelligence Agent and he is chased by spies, police and counterspies
2001, a space odyssey by Stanley Kubrick ( Visual )
70 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in English and French and held by 4,729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A science fiction film which moves from the pre-historic birth of intelligence toward the emergence of man as pure thought somewhere in the future
Ben-Hur a tale of the Christ by William Wyler ( Visual )
90 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 4,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A peace-loving prince of Judea leads his nation against the wrath of the conquering Romans. His self-imposed destiny brings tragedy to himself and his people
Gone with the wind by Victor Fleming ( Visual )
51 editions published between 1939 and 2009 in English and French and held by 4,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focuses on the life and loves of the beautiful and selfish Scarlett O'Hara. The story begins on the O'Hara's Georgia plantation of Tara in antebellum days and moves through the Civil War and Reconstruction
Doctor Zhivago by David Lean ( Visual )
54 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 4,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A poet and surgeon, husband and lover finds his life disrupted by war. It alters the lives of many, including Tonya, the gentle woman he marries and Lara, the woman he cannot forget
Mutiny on the Bounty by Frank Lloyd ( Visual )
51 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1789, the English ship H.M.S. Bounty begins a two-year mission. The ship travels to Tahiti to obtain breadfruit plants that will provide cheap food for slaves in the West Indies, the Bounty's final destination. The captain is William Bligh, a vicious taskmaster who doesn't flinch at giving two dozen lashes to any malcontent on board, for the most minor of infractions. The first mate is Lt. Fletcher Christian, who despises Bligh but has somehow earned the captain's respect. Bligh makes life miserable for the crew, and after the Bounty leaves Tahiti for the West Indies, Bligh orders the ship's doctor, a dying man, to stand on deck despite his illness. The doctor dies, which begins a chain reaction of anger leading to Christian leading a mutiny against Bligh
The Philadelphia story by George Cukor ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and held by 2,916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sophisticated screwball comedy, rife with smart dialogue, the Philadelphia Story centers on the society event of the season: the second marriage of icy, judgmental, moneyed socialite Tracy Lord to nouveau riche George Kittredge. Her first husband, suave and devilish C.K. Dexter Haven, complicates matters by finagling wedding invitations for incognito reporter Mike Connor and his photographer Liz Imbrie, to do a tell-all exposé. But Haven's motives for giving the tabloid access to Tracy's big day may not be as mercenary and mean-spirited as they first appear
Network by Sidney Lumet ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A satirical look at the politics and power-struggles of television executives as a network news anchorman turns the tables on the "ratings."
An American in Paris by Vincente Minnelli ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in English and French and held by 2,757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ex-GI loves Paris and loves even more an alluring, but engaged, perfume-shop clerk
Fame by Michael Gore ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and French and held by 2,543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Passions will be tested and young hearts will be broken. Ultimately, talent, dedication and hard work will triumph. Centers around a group of dancers, singers, musicians and actors at the New York City High School of Performing Arts, and their spirited drive to live out their dreams of stardom. In an incredibly competitive atmosphere, each student must shine amidst the tumult of school work, deep friendships, budding romance and self-discovery
Show boat by George Sidney ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in English and French and held by 2,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Musical extravaganza which celebrates the loves and heartbreaks of a Mississippi riverboat troupe, starting with a young girl whose heart is stolen by a dashing gambler
The magnificent seven by Michał Jagiełło ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 2,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The citizens of a small Mexican farming village hire seven gun fighters to defend them from a ruthless and exploitative group of bandits led by Calvera. As Calvera's next raid approaches, the peasants and the gun fighters work together to prepare to defend the village
Thelma & Louise by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two friends, one an unhappy housewife the other a wise-cracking waitress, decide to take a vacation from their lives, but things soon get out of control after an incident at a roadside cafâe
How the West was won by Henry Hathaway ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in English and German and held by 2,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A western adventure spanning three generations, the breadth of a wild, unsettled country, and fifty of the most excitingly turbulent years of this nation's history
Gigi by Frederick Loewe ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 2,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wealthy Gaston finds out he prefers a young Parisian girl to be his wife rather than his mistress
Legally blonde by Robert Luketic ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and French and held by 2,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a blonde sorority queen is dumped by her boyfriend, she decides to follow him to law school to get him back and, once there, learns she has more legal savvy than she ever imagined
National Velvet by Clarence Brown ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1944 and 2010 in English and held by 2,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A jaded former jockey helps a young girl prepare a wild but gifted horse for England's Grand National Sweepstakes
Of mice and men by Gary Sinise ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Classic tale of two travelling companions, George and Lennie, who wander the country during the Depression, dreaming of a better life for themselves. Then, just as heaven is within their grasp, it is inevitably yanked away
 
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controlled identity Goldwyn Pictures Corporation

controlled identity Louis B. Mayer Pictures

controlled identity Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Film Co.

controlled identity Metro Pictures Corporation

Film-A.B. Le Mat-Metro-Goldwyn
Le Mat-Metro-Goldwyn
Loew's Incorporated
Loew's Incorporated. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
M.G.M.
M.G.M.(About)
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer AB
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Animation.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corporation.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corporation
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distribution Corporation.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Film Co.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer HD.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (Hollywood)
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (Hollywood, Calif)
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, inc.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Corporation.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios.
MGM.
MGM-Pathé
MGM-UA Communications Company
MGM-UA Entertainment Company
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