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Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)

Overview
Works: 4,034 works in 6,610 publications in 5 languages and 176,005 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  History  Fiction  Fantasy films  Comedy films  Animated television programs  War films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, Director, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)
Lara Croft, tomb raider by Simon West ( Visual )
29 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Archaeologist and explorer extrodinaire Lara Croft journeys to a temple, in Greece, sunken underwater that leads to a sphere that contains the mythical Pandora's Box, only to have it stolen from her by Chen Lo, the leader of a Chinese crime syndicate, who's in league with a villain named Reiss who wants to use the Box as a doomsday weapon. Facing her greatest challenges yet, the intrepid tomb raider pursues Lo, in order to get her hands back on Pandora's Box, and fulfill the desire of the Queen
Napoleon Dynamite by Jon Heder ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 2,316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Napoleon is a new kind of hero, complete with a tight red 'fro, sweet moon boots, and skills that can't be topped. Napoleon spends his days drawing mythical beasts, duking it out with his older brother, Kip, and trying to avoid his scheming Uncle Rico. When two new friends enter Napolean's life - shy Deb and mustachioed Pedro - the trio launches a campaign to elect Pedro for class president and make the student body's wildest dreams come true. But if Pedro is to beat stuck-up Summer, Napoleon will have to unleash his own secret weapon
Alfie by Bill Naughton ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1965 and 2007 in English and held by 2,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alfie is what you'd call an unrepentant womanizer. He is a limo driver working in New York City, which, of course, provides him ample opportunity to continue his womanizing ways. That is until reality slaps him in the face. His carnality eventually gets in the way, and he decides to change his wondering ways
Iron Man by Jon Favreau ( Visual )
12 editions published in 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 2,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When jet-setting genius-industrialist Tony Stark is captured in enemy territory, he builds a high-tech suit of armour to escape. Now he is on a mission to save the world as a hero who's built, not born, to be unlike any other
Footloose by Kevin Bacon ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
City-boy Ren McCormick finds he has been moved into an uptight Midwestern town where the local officials have banned dancing and rock 'n roll music. Ren revolts with his best friend Willard and the minister's daughter. A timeless struggle between innocent teenage pleasures and adults' need for rigid morality
Transformers by Michael Bay ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Sam, the U.S. government, a team of scientists, and the Autobots must band together to stop the Decepticons from finding the Allspark and destroying the human race. Includes commentary, production featurette, and other special features
Enemy at the gates by Jean-Jacques Annaud ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of WWII Russian hero Vassili Zaitsev whose fame thrust him into a personal war with the Nazis best sharpshooter, Major Erwin Konig
Footloose ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ren MacCormack moves from Boston to the small town of Bomont, where he experiences a heavy dose of culture shock. A few years prior, the community was rocked by a tragic accident that killed five teenagers after a night out. Bomont's councilmen and the beloved Reverend Shaw Moore responded by invoking ordinances that prohibit loud music and dancing. Not one to bow to the status quo, Ren challenges the ban, revitalizes the town, and falls in love with the minister's troubled daughter Ariel
Charlotte's web by E. B White ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in English and held by 1,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Charlotte's Web, a very small pig finds that the most powerful force in the world is the bond of friendship. After young Fern (Dakota Fanning) rescues Wilbur the pig - who is almost sacrificed as the runt of the litter - he becomes the newest addition to the barnyard. Wilbur has a youthful manner which makes him seem naive to the other animals, but to Charlotte - the spider who lives in the rafters - he holds the possibility of being a friend. When the other animals reveal that the pig's days are numbered, it seems only a miracle will save Wilbur's life, but a determined Charlotte spins words into her web in an effort to convince the farmer that Wilbur is "Some Pig" and worth saving
Vanilla sky by Cameron Crowe ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this steamy, intriguingly complex, psychological thriller the line between reality and fantasy is hopelessly blurred. David tries to make sense of his life after a car crash leaves his once-handsome face grotesquely disfigured. After he is placed into a psychiatric penitentiary for a murder he doesn't remember committing, David's only hope is to delve into the depths of his subconscious mind where the answer to ending his living nightmare lies in his dreams
Forrest Gump by Robert Zemeckis ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Through three turbulent decades, Forrest rides a tide of events that whisks him from physical disability to football stardom, from Vietnam hero to shrimp tycoon, from White House honors to the arms of his one true love
Flashdance by Adrian Lyne ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alex Owens is a fiercely determined and beautiful 18 year old woman who works as a welder by day and as a dancer at a local bar at night. Alex gains independence, finds love, and realizes her dream--to dance at the Pittsburgh Conservatory of Dance
Saving Private Ryan by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Captain John Miller must take his men behind enemy lines to find Private Ryan, whose three brothers have been killed in combat. Faced with impossible odds, the men question their orders. Why are eight men risking thir lives to save just one? Surrounded by the brutal realities of war each man searches for his own answer and the strength to triumph over an uncertain future with honor, decency and courage
Reds by Warren Beatty ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The true story of the love affair of John Reed, American Communist, journalist and activist and Louise Bryant, writer and feminist
Dora the explorer ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Big sister Dora: Dora has some really exciting news to tell us: someone new is joining Dora's family! Someone who sleeps in a cradle, drinks from a bottle, wears diapers, and likes to be rocked to sleep. Can you guess who it is? That's right! A baby! Dora saves the game: Dora helps her cousins soccer team when they are missing a player
Paranormal activity by Oren Peli ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Katie and Micah are a young middle class couple who are engaged to be married. After moving into a suburban 'starter' house in San Diego, California, they begin hearing noises while trying to sleep. Not knowing if the presence is demonic or not, they attempt communicating through a Ouija board, angering the spirit further. Now they may never sleep again, or they may never wake up!
Rat race by Andy Breckman ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Employs a huge ensemble of comedy stalwarts, assembled by an eccentric hotelier to race from Las Vegas to New Mexico for a $2 million jackpot. With a backstage gambling subplot, the movie has almost as many highlights as clunkers, with easy gags and traditional slapstick that will tickle anyone's old-fashioned funny bone
The Indian in the cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The touching tale of nine-year-old Omri who magically brings his three-inch toy Indian Little Bear to life. Together, they embark on an amazing adventure filled with wonder and excitement. Suggested audience: general
Andre ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Un amo del puerto de Maine atestigua el impacto de un sello juguetón y elogioso en su ciudad natal, su familia y especialmente en su hija timida de nueve años
Lemony Snicket's A series of unfortunate events by Jim Carey ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire are taken in by a series of oddball relatives and others after their wealthy parents are killed in a fire. The first to take them in is the dastardly and cunning Count Olaf, who is only interested in their inheritance
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Paramount Famous Lasky Corporation

Paramount Classics.
Paramount Company
Paramount Film Company
Paramount New York, NY
Paramount Pictures
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
Paramount Pictures New York, NY
Languages
English (311)
French (10)
Spanish (10)
German (3)
Portuguese (1)
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