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Columbia Pictures Corporation

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Works: 1,433 works in 3,110 publications in 4 languages and 144,319 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  History  Romantic comedy films  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  Motion pictures  Television adaptations 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, Defendant, Originator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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A raisin in the sun by Lorraine Hansberry ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and held by 3,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Film of the award-winning play about a struggling black family living on Chicago's South Side and the impact of an unexpected insurance bequest. Each family member sees the bequest as the means of realizing dreams and of escape from grinding frustrations
Frank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to Washington by Frank Capra ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1939 and 2009 in English and held by 2,851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jefferson Smith is a small town idealist who answers the call to duty when he's unexpectedly named to fill a vacant seat in the U.S. Senate. Determined to do some good, he sponsors a bill to create a national boy's camp, unaware it threatens to undermine a graft scheme sponsored by his home state's crooked political machine. Framed and threatened with expulsion, Jefferson takes to the Senate floor to prove his innocence
The patriot by Roland Emmerich ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 2,825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A hero of the French and Indian conflict, Benjamin Martin had renounced fighting forever to raise his family in peace. However, when British troops arrive at his South Carolina home and endanger his family, he takes up arms alongside his idealistic patriot son, Gabriel
Julie & Julia by Nora Ephron ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 2,632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Una leyenda culinaria le da una nueva receta de la vida a una frustrada empleada. Las historias verdaderas de cómo las vidas de Julia Childs y la inexperta escritora de recetas, cocinan 524 recetas en 365 días y presentan a toda una nueva generación la magia de la cocina francesa"-- Envase
His girl Friday by Howard Hawks ( Visual )
97 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and held by 2,603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy feature about a big city newspaper editor and his star reporter
Cloudy with a chance of meatballs by Judi Barrett ( Visual )
17 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Flint Lockwood is a young inventor who dreams of creating something that will improve everyone's life. Sam Sparks is a weathergirl covering the town's weather phenomenon, but chooses to hide her intelligence behind a perky exterior. Tim Lockwood is Flint's technophobic father. Brent is the town bully who has plagued Flint since childhood. Mayor Shelbourne exploits Flint's newest invention so he can put the town, and more importantly himself, on the map. By-the-rules town cop Earl Devereaux has a rule-breaking son, Cal. In a town where food drops from the sky like rain, Flint hopes to create something that will change everyone's life. However, when the weather takes a turn for the worse, the residents of the town of Chewandswallow will find their eating habits have drastically changed
The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1967 and 2006 in English and held by 2,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Petruchio is a poverty-stricken gentleman from Verona who journeys to Padua in search of a wealthy wife. There he meets Katharina, a self-willed shrew who leads Petruchio on a merry chase before he successfully circumvents her attempts to avoid marriage. After the honeymoon, Kate helps Petruchio win a wager that he has the most obedient wife. In reality, Kate has found a more effective way to dominate her mate
All the king's men by Columbia Pictures ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and held by 2,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A political demagogue governor of a Southern State believes that every man has his price and that the end justifies the means. The novel was loosely based on the life of Huey Pierce Long, governor of Louisiana and senator
Angels & demons by Dan Brown ( Visual )
10 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon discovers evidence of the resurgence of the most powerful underground organization in history, the Illuminati. Upon learning of an unstoppable terrorist act against the Vatican, Langdon travels to Rome and joins forces with Italian scientist Vittoria Vetra and together they will follow the 400-year-old Path of Illumination that leads to the Vatican's only chance for survival
Adaptation by Spike Jonze ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 2,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blends fictional characters and situations with the lives of real people: obsessive orchid hunter John Laroche, "New Yorker" journalist Susan Orlean, Hollywood screenwriter Charlie Kaufman and his twin brother Donald. As Charlie struggles to adapt a best-selling book, he writes himself into the movie plot
Guess who's coming to dinner by Stanley Kramer ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in English and held by 1,969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An interracial marriage causes both sets of parents to examine each other's level of intolerance
2012 by Roland Emmerich ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A geophysical team, who are investigating the effect of radiation from other solar systems has on the Earth, learn that the core of the Earth is heating up and warn the President of the United States. While the leaders of the world race to build 'arks' to escape the impending doom, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes of unprecedented strength wreak havoc all over the world
Anatomy of a murder by Otto Preminger ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and held by 1,918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Emotions flare as a jealous Army lieutenant pleads innocent to murdering the rapist of his seductive, beautiful wife"--Container
Marie Antoinette by Sofia Coppola ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the 14-year-old ill-fated Archduchess of Austria and later Queen of France. Marie Antoinette has became one of the most misunderstood and abused woman in history, from her birth in Imperial Austria. And how the young woman must grow up in front of the entire country of France
This is it by Michael Jackson ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a rare, behind-the-scenes look at Jackson as he developed, created, and rehearsed for his sold-out concerts at London's 02 Arena. Drawn from more than one hundred hours of behind-the-scenes footage, the singer, dancer, filmmaker, architect, creative genius, and great artist at work is captured in raw and candid detail as he created and perfected his planned final London shows
Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in English and held by 1,837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of T.E. Lawrence, the heroic and troubled man who organized the Arab nations to fight the Turks in World War I and then, having reached a pinnacle of power in Mideast politics, retired to postwar military obscurity
A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in English and held by 1,788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sir Thomas More, Chancellor of England, has an unquestioning faith. As a devout Catholic, More refuses to support King Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon. In quest of a son, Henry wants to marry his mistress, Anne Boleyn. When the petulant king breaks with Rome and the Pope, More resigns his chancellorship in protest. Unsure in his new position as head of the Church of England, the king is unnerved by More's continued refusal to acknowledge his suzerainty. For his stubborn convictions, More ends up imprisoned in the Tower of London. For holding devotion to God and the Church dearer than his loyalty to the King, More dies
The holiday by Nancy Meyers ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two women troubled with guy-problems swap homes in each other's countries, where they each meet a local guy and fall in love
The tourist by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During an impromptu trip to Europe to mend a broken heart, Frank unexpectedly finds himself in a flirtatious encounter with Elise, an extraordinary woman who deliberately crosses his path. Against the breathtaking backdrop of Paris and Venice, their whirlwind romance quickly evolves as they find themselves unwittingly thrust into a deadly game of cat and mouse
Mr. Deeds goes to town by Frank Capra ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in English and held by 1,707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Longfellow Deeds (Cooper), a small-town poet, inherits $20 million from his uncle and wants to give it away to needy people. Petty moochers, greedy relatives, conniving lawyers and big executives, who all want a piece of the pie, attempt to have Deeds declared incompetent
 
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