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ABC Pictures Corp

Works: 34 works in 141 publications in 2 languages and 6,478 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Filmed dance  Nonfiction television programs  Biographical television programs  Filmed musicals 
Roles: prn, Producer, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by ABC Pictures Corp
Cabaret by Bob Fosse( Visual )

42 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An egocentric American girl dreams of becoming a star while working in a third-rate Berlin cabaret
Straw dogs by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

25 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in English and French and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young mathematician, David Summer, and his English wife, Amy, move to a Cornish village, seeking the quiet life. But beneath the seemingly peaceful isolation of the village lies a savagery and violence that could destroy the couple
They shoot horses don't they? by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To show the true wearing down process of a Depression era dance marathon and to give the actors a genuine sense of exhaustion, Sidney Pollack shot this entire film in sequence. To make the weariness even more vivid, Jane Fonda and Red Buttons also rehearsed dancing twelve hours straight
Junior Bonner by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

10 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in English and French and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With his bronco-busting career on its last legs, Junior Bonner heads to his hometown to try his luck in the annual rodeo. But his fond childhood memories are shattered when he finds his family torn apart by his greedy brother and hard-drinking father. Now Junior must break the wildest bull in the West to bring his family together for one final moment of cowboy glory."--Container
Kotch by Jack Lemmon( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter Matthau stars as Kotch, an unforgettable 72-year-old widower who refuses to be cast aside by society and faces his uncertain future with eternal optimism. Made to feel unwanted in his son and daughter-in-law's home, Kotch seeks out their pregnant teenage babysitter after her guardian sends her away. When he persuades her to live with him until the baby is born, he finds his role as her protector and guiding light gives him a sense of self-worth he's never had
Robert Aldrich's Too late the hero by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

7 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in English and French and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The U.S. is launching a major naval operation in the South Pacific in the spring of 1942, and to ensure the battle plans remain secret, a Japanese radio installation must be destroyed. To accomplish this task, an American officer is ordered by his commander to join a squad of British misfits on a suicide mission against the facility
The last valley by James Clavell( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in French and English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an isolated valley unaffected by the raging war around it becomes a winter haven for a band of mercenaries, violence erupts
Lovers and other strangers by Leonard Maltin( Visual )

7 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about an upcoming wedding and the families of the bride and groom
On the second day of Christmas( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trish and her six-year-old niece, Patsy, are busted picking pockets in a department store. Now a security guard must watch them until they're shipped off to jail after Christmas. Includes bonus CD, Family Holiday Favorites
Suppose they gave a war and nobody came?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three army buddies, try to end a long-standing feud between an Army base and the local town by throwing a party. But things continue to go from bad to worse as the sergeant is arrested while hitting on the local Sheriff's would be girlfriend
Zachariah by George Englund( Visual )

4 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Western featuring rock music by such famous performers integrated into the cast as Country Joe and the Fish, Elvin Jones, the James Gang, and Cajun singer Doug Kershaw, Zachariah is an aspiring gunslinger who journeys from town to town, from one adventure to another, from affiliation with the West's most inept gang of bandits to a shot at membership in the West's toughest, from a life of quiet farming to a near-fatal conforntation with his best friend
Song of Norway( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focusing on composer Edvard Grieg's early life, the story traces his struggle for recognition and his rise to triumph as one of Europe's most popular musical talents
The Grissom gang by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

5 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and French and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1930s Kansas City, the story follows the Grissom family's kidnapping of a wealthy woman and the subsequent attraction of the violent younger Grissom for his victim
Touch by Lersak Bunupuradah( Visual )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1995 in English and French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sensitive drama about a triangle love affair that spans continents and cultures
From Broadway Fosse by Bing Wang( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tribute to the man behind such favorites as "Cabaret," "Chicago," "Sweet Charity," and "Pippin." A mixture of physically aggressive dance moves and dazzling visual style, Bob Fosse's approach to theater revolutionized how we experience music and dance, while his mixture of cynicism and sentiment remains timely decades after his death. Join one of Fosse's most gifted collaborators, Ann Reinking, as she and a wild, gyrating cast take you through such memorable standards as "Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries," "Steam Heat," "Mein Herr," and the unforgettable "Big Spender."
What parents should know about drugs( Visual )

in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host David Hartman interviews parents, teenage drug users, doctors, lawyers, and counselors about the problem of drug abuse among teenagers and how parents can deal with it. Interviews taken from several episodes of the television program Good morning America
Cabaret( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How do I love thee?( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Waltz is flying to France to see his father, Stanley, who lies dying in a hospital near the Shrine at Lourdes. While aboard the jet, Tom recalls many scenes from his past, specifically, the time his father generously donated a $10,000 gift to Tom's philosophy department from the money he won through a poetry contest, which he inadvertently plagiarized. Following a bizarre sequence of events, Tom must convince his father that he is not responsible for this comedy of errors
Any mother's son( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Any Mother's son is the true story of US Navy Seaman Allen Shindler who is murdered by two of his fellow seamen while on shore leave from his post in Japan, it is then up to his mother, sister and the help of a reporter to ensure that the Navy carry out the justice that is due against the murderers
They shoot horses, don't they? by Horace McCoy( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"The depression of the 1930s led people to desperate measures to survive. The Marathon Dance Craze, which flourished at that time, seemed a simple way for people to earn extra money--dancing the hours away for cash. But, the underside of that Craze was filled with a competition and violence unknown to most ballrooms. [author's] classic American story captures that dark side in this powerful novel."--Back cover
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Straw dogsThey shoot horses don't they?KotchRobert Aldrich's Too late the heroLovers and other strangersSong of Norway