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First National Pictures, Inc

Overview
Works: 395 works in 609 publications in 1 language and 53,295 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  History  Legends  Fiction  Detective and mystery films  Musical films  Documentary films  Coming-of-age films 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by First National Pictures, Inc
The Maltese falcon by John Huston ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 3,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In The Maltese falcon, Sam Spade is a partner in a private-eye firm who finds himself hounded by police when his partner is killed while tailing a man. The woman who asked his partner to follow the man turns out to be someone who is not what she says she is, and is really involved in something to do with the 'Maltese Falcon', a gold-encrusted life-sized statue of a falcon, the only one of its kind
The big sleep by Howard Hawks ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 1,594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Private detective Philip Marlowe is hired by a rich family. Before the complex case is over, he's seen murder, blackmail, and what might be love
Alfred Hitchcock's Dial M for murder by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man devises a plan to murder his wife, not only because he wants her money, but because she is in love with another man
Rebel without a cause by Nicholas Ray ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 1,506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A teenage son of a well-to-do family gets involved in violence when he attempts to win the approval of a gang of high-school hoodlums
Ernest Hemingway's To have and have not by Howard Hawks ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 1,502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1940, an American charter boat captain in Martinique gets involved with a young female drifter and some French freedom fighters who are trying to elude local Nazi collaborators
The adventures of Robin Hood by Errol Flynn ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recounts the life and adventures of Robin Hood, who, with his band of followers, lived as an outlaw in Sherwood Forest dedicated to fight against tyranny
Mildred Pierce by Michael Curtiz ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mildred Pierce is a happily married woman with two kids, living in the suburbs of sunny California. She secretly takes a job as a waitress so that she can pay for piano lessons and expensive clothes for her eldest daughter, Veda. Her growing financial independence permits her to open her own restaurant, and eventually a chain of eateries. She has divorced her intolerant first husband, and married well-connected Monte in order to get Veda into high society. Greedy, self-absorbed Veda is still ungrateful, and demands an even greater sacrifice of her mother. Eventually, Mildred finds herself ensnared in the world of police and suspicion when Monte is mysteriously murdered
Sergeant York by Howard Hawks ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of a boy drafted into the military who begins his career as a pacifist and then soon sees the justification for fighting
Now, voyager by Irving Rapper ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1942 and 2005 in English and held by 1,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young woman escapes the smothering influence of her wealthy and very conservative mother through the help of a psychiatrist and an ocean cruise, where she finds love, which helps her to become her own person
White heat by Raoul Walsh ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 1,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A gangster escapes from prison to take revenge on the people that murdered his mother
Little Caesar by Mervyn LeRoy ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1930 and 2005 in English and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A small-time hoodlum rises to criminal fame and power. Adapted from W.R. Burnett's novel
The wrong man by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1956 and 2004 in English and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The true story of Manny Balestrero, a musician unjustly accused of armed robbery. Balestrero vehemently protests his innocence but acts thoroughly guilty, leading a host of policemen and witnesses to finger him as the thief. The trial goes badly for Manny, but life is worse for his wife, Rose, who falls apart under the strain of his ordeal
The fountainhead by King Vidor ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"'Do you want to stand alone against the whole world?' Architect Howard Roark had head the voices of safety, convention, compromise. But Roark is a man as unyeilding as the structures he builds. And he will sacrifice everything - the woman he loves or the project he dynamites when others interfere with his design - to maintain his individuality in a world of lockstep conformity." -- Back of container
Alfred Hitchcock's I confess by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A priest hears a murderer's confession and then becomes the murder suspect himself
Christmas in Connecticut by Lioner Houser ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A magazine columnist spends Christmas with her boss and a recently retired warhero
The pajama game by George Abbott ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Employees of the Sleeptite Pajama Factory are looking for a whopping seven-and-a-half cent an hour increase and they won't take no for an answer. Babe Williams is their feisty employee representative but she may have found her match in shop superintendent Sid Sorokin. When the two get together they wind up discussing a whole lot more than job actions!
Dark passage by Delmer Daves ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man wrongfully accused of his wife's murder escapes from prison to find the real killer
Dark victory by Edmund Goulding ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life of a fast moving Long Island socialite skids to a stop when she discovers that she has less than a year to live
The man who came to dinner by William Keighley ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1942 and 2006 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A pompous lecturer is forced to spend the winter inside a prominent Ohio family's home due to injury, and proceeds to meddle with the lives of everyone in the household
The letter by William Wyler ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set on a rubber plantation in Malaya, this story centers on a woman's reasons for killing a man who was a close family friend
 
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Warner Bros.-First National Picture
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