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Ladd Company

Overview
Works: 81 works in 332 publications in 4 languages and 20,275 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Biography  Film and video adaptations  Dystopian films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ladd Company
Blade runner by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
66 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 4,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rick Deckard prowls the steel-and-microchip jungle of 21st-century Los Angeles. He's a "blade runner" stalking genetically-made criminal replicants. His assignment: kill them. Their crime: wanting to be human. This new version omits Deckard's voiceover narration, develops in slightly greater detail the romance between Deckard and Rachel, and removes the "uplifting" finale
Braveheart by Mel Gibson ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 3,923 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
Chariots of fire by Hugh Hudson ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 2,888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story, told in flashback, of two young British sprinters competing for fame in the 1924 Olympics. Eric, a devout Scottish missionary runs because he knows it must please God. Harold, the son of a newly rich Jew runs to prove his place in Cambridge society. In a warmup 100 meter race, Eric defeats Harold, who hires a pro trainer to prepare him. Eric, whose qualifying heat is scheduled for a Sunday, refuses to run despite pressure from the Olympic committee. A compromise is reached when a nobleman allows Eric to compete in his 400 meter slot. Eric and Harold win their respective races and go on to achieve fame as missionary and businessman/athletic advocate, respectively
The right stuff by Philip Kaufman ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the Air Force test flights by Chuck Yeager that would lead to Project Mercury, which pioneered America's launch into the space race-- and of the seven men chosen to launch the U.S. into space: Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom, John Glenn, Scott Carpenter, Walter Schirra, Gordon Cooper, and Deke Slayton
Gone baby gone by Ben Affleck ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 1,785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Amanda McCready is a 4-year-old who has disappeared from her Boston home. The police make little headway in solving the case, so the girl's aunt hires Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro, private detectives. They freely admit that they have little experience with this type of case, but the family wants them for two reasons: they're not cops and they know the tough neighborhood in which they all live. As the case progresses, Patrick and Angie must face drug dealers, gangs, and pedophiles, and ultimately a moral dilemma that tears them apart
Body heat by Lawrence Kasdan ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and held by 1,611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A likable, unambitious lawyer and his siren-like lover plot to kill her wealthy husband
Blade runner by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"What does it mean to be human?" In Los Angeles, November 2019, it means depressed, alcoholic, hard-boiled cop Rick Deckard is hunting Replicants. Again. A group of Replicant escapees from off world is leaving bodies in their wake. Lethally cool ex-soldier Roy Batty leads the group of dim, brutal Leon, sexy Zhora, and gymnastic Pris, which is why they are so dangerous. On Earth illegally, Roy and Pris are in love, and desperate to find a way to circumvent their built-in four-year termination date. Deckard's job--to find them and 'retire' them--is complicated by the results of his inquiries with their creator at the Tyrell Corporation. There Deckard meets a young woman named Rachael who may be a replicant--and his next target
Police academy ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The mayor of a large U.S. city has thrown open the doors of the Police Academy to a new generation of recruits: anybody who wants to join. The men, women and borderline cases who dedicate their lives to protecting the public from people very much like themselves. These recruits even have the bad guys laughing
Police academy 2 their first assignment ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mahoney and friends have graduated from the Police Academy and are issued their first assignments. Their cheerfulness and devotion to duty outweighs any shortcomings, but are even they ready to do battle with a band of graffiti daubing terrorists?
Lovesick ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1998 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a patient falls in love with her psychiatrist, they call it transference. When a psychiatrist loves her back, it's counter-transference. Two people share a common problem--they are crazy about each other and the story continues in a comic/romantic vein
Outland by Peter Hyams ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Policeman Marshal William T. O' Niel has been transferred to the mining outpost located on Io, one of Jupiter's moons. And O' Neil is about to have the worst time of his life at the mining outpost, when he is assigned to investigate the violent deaths of miners, only to discover the miners have died of drug overdoses from a lethal drug. As O' Niel sets out to find the drug dealers, he finds himself the target of hired assassins, whom have been hired to assassinate O' Niel. With no help from the Police Force, O' Niel sets out to stand against the drug dealers, as he begins to suspect the outpost's corrupt administrator Sheppard may be involved with the drug dealers
Once upon a time in America by Sergio Leone ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story of Jewish gangsters from New York during the time of prohibition who come together again after more than thirty years
Night shift ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charles Lumley (Winkler) used to be a high-pressure Wall Street financial analyst, but now he's working the night shift at the New York City morgue. There, everything is very quiet, until Billy Blazejowski (Keaton) turns up with an X-rated idea for making money
A very Brady sequel ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mike is planning a surprise wedding anniversary party for Carol - that is until Carol's long-lost first husband, Roy, shows up to shake the family tree. When Roy whisks Carol off to Hawaii, the rest of the Brady clan take off in pursuit
Police academy 1-4 collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Police academy 3: The graduates of the academy are now in competition between the two police academies to see which one will survive a state-decreed budget cut. Police academy 4: A new batch of civilian volunteers joins the new Citizens on Patrol program, but Captain Harris is determined to see it fail
Purple hearts ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A drama of love and courage set against the fierce background of a war that U.S. history keeps trying to sweep out of sight. Navy nurse Deborah Solomon is the girl that Jardian finds in his moment of greatest despair. She's the first thing about Vietnam that makes any sense to him and he'll do anything to be with her. So Jardian breaks the soldier's prime rule of survival--he volunteers
Looker by Michael Crichton ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in French and English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While trying to protect one of his patients from a murderer, a plastic surgeon discovers that the patient is connected with a research facility that plans to use her image on TV as part of a mind control experiment
Star 80 by Bob Fosse ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Dorothy Stratten, Playmate of the Year, who died a tragic death at the hands of her husband
A Brady Bunch of movies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A very Brady sequel: Mike is planning a surprise wedding anniversary party for Carol - that is until Carol's long-lost first husband, Roy, shows up to shake the family tree. When Roy whisks Carol off to Hawaii, the rest of the Brady clan take off in pursuit
La Tragedia di un uomo ridicolo Tragedy of a ridiculous man ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in Italian and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The son of the owner of a large Italian cheese factory is kidnapped, but as the factory is on the verge of bankruptcy the owner hatches a plan to use the ransom money as reinvestment in the factory
 
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Languages
English (242)
French (7)
Italian (5)
Spanish (1)
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