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Horizon Pictures (G.B.)

Overview
Works: 30 works in 149 publications in 3 languages and 11,028 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  War films  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Historical films  Romance films  Gangster films  Crime films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997,
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Horizon Pictures (G.B.)
On the waterfront by Elia Kazan( Visual )

7 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and held by 2,768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ex-fighter Terry Malloy could have been a contender, but now toils for boss Johnny Friendly on the waterfront. Terry is guilt-stricken when he lures a rebellious worker to his death. It takes the love of Edie Doyle, the dead man's sister, to show Terry how low he has fallen. When his crooked brother, Charley the Gent, is murdered for refusing to kill him, Terry battles to crush Friendly's underworld empire
The African Queen by John Huston( Visual )

29 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 2,412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the start of World War I, German imperial troops burn down a mission in Africa. The mission's reverend was so overtaken with disappointment that he passes away. Shortly after his well-educated, snooty sister Rose buries her brother, she must leave on the only available transport, the 'African Queen' steamboat. The boat is manned by the ill-mannered bachelor, Charlie. Together they embark on a long difficult journey, without any comfort. Rose grows determined to assist in the British war effort and presses Charlie until he finally agrees and together they steam up the Ulana encountering an enemy fort, raging rapids, bloodthirsty parasites and an endlessly branching stream which always seems to lead them to what appear to be impenetrable swamps. Despite their opposing personalities, the two grow closer to each other and ultimately carry out their plan to take out a German warship
Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean( Visual )

20 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,576 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
Suddenly, last summer by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

11 editions published between 1959 and 2006 in English and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Beautiful Catherine Holly is committed to a mental institution after witnessing the horrible death of her cousin at the hands of cannibals. Catherine's aunt, Violet Venable, tries to influence Dr. Cukrowicz, a young neurosurgeon, to surgically end Catherine's hauting hallucinations. By utilizing injections of sodium pentothal, Dr. Cukrowicz discovers that Catherine's delusions are in fact true. He then must confront Violet about her own involvement in her son's lurid death."--Container
Nicholas and Alexandra by Franklin J Schaffner( Visual )

14 editions published between 1971 and 2008 in English and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the years Tsar Nicholas cannot satisfy the needs of the people or prevent Russia's entry into World War I, and the Empress falls under the spell of the evil monk, Rasputin
The bridge on the River Kwai by David Lean( Visual )

11 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British soldiers captured by the Japanese during World War II are forced to construct a strategic railroad bridge which a commando team is instructed by the British High Command to destroy
The swimmer by Frank Perry( Visual )

12 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One summer morning a troubled suburbanite decides to "swim" home via the pools of his wealthy friends
The night of the generals by Anatole Litvak( Visual )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and French and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The murder of a prostitute, who is also a German agent, draws the attention of Major Grau of German Intelligence, who discovers that the evidence points to three top-ranking Nazi generals. After following leads, Grau winds up in Paris and discovers that two of the generals are deeply involved in a plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler. Grau's case will go unfinished for twenty years until the true killer is brought to justice
The chase by Arthur Penn( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sheriff attempts to capture an escaped convict before a bloodthirsty mob lynches him
A good test by Angela Tilby( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Potential employees are increasingly being tested as to their suitability in a profession before their selection or promotion. Occupational testing began with the military and has now spread to many private businesses. Tests measure different aspects of the candidate, from their psychological suitability and performance under pressure to their reasoning capabilities or personality traits. The Royal Navy uses tests to gauge a candidate's aptitude as an officer. Tests should be reliable and give the same results each time. They should be valid in that they measure what they are to be used for, and they should be fair
Prisoners of incest( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This heart-wrenching documentary is actually a dramatized reconstruction of a therapy session that took place at London's famous Great Ormond Street Hospital for children. In this re-creation, actors are among those who perform in an encounter session of the type pioneered at the hospital. A family of five is reacquainted with the father after a lapse of two and a half years to enter into a discussion of the incest that occurred between the man and his daughter. The team of psychologists who introduced this pioneering type of treatment play themselves
Betrayal by Harold Pinter( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the love triangle involving a man whose wife is having an affair with his best friend
God on the brain( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is the human brain hardwired for religion? This program examines work in the emerging field of neurotheology, focusing on links between religious ecstasy and the brain's temporal lobes. Dr. Michael Persinger, who has spent much of his career pursuing such a connection, uses magnetic field resonance to test his theories on renowned atheist Richard Dawkins. Inversely, Dr. Andrew Newberg performs a brain scan on a meditating Buddhist. And Dr. Vilayanur Ramachandran posits the existence of an "antenna" within the brain that may seek out or respond to a higher power. Relevant side effects of brain injuries and epilepsy are also discussed extensively
The prowler by Joseph Losey( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A nefarious cop stalks a lonely, repressed Los Angeles housewife and decides to win her in the traditional film noir fashion--by knocking off her husband!"--Container
Casablanca ; The African Queen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Casablanca: Rick Blaine, an American expatriate with a shady past, runs the very popular night-spot, Rick's Café Américain in Casablanca, French Morocco. Everybody comes to Rick's--gamblers, smugglers, spies, counter-spies, refugees, and more. Rick and his best friend Sam, the club's piano player, keep out of politics and ignore the war. Rick's friend Captain Renault, prefect of the Vichy police, agrees with Rick. But the war will not leave him alone. Ugarte asks Rick to hide two letters of transport that were stolen from a murdered Nazi officer. Rick wants no part of it, but has them when Ugarte is arrested. Rick hears Sam playing a song, which he asked Sam never to play. Ilsa Lund, Rick's true love, requested it. Rick thinks that she abandoned him in Paris when the Nazis invaded the city. Now she is the wife of Victor Laszlo, an underground leader who is the target of a massive Nazi search. Suddenly Rick's letters of transport loom large. Based on the play Everybody comes to Rick's by Murray Burnett and Joan Alison. The African Queen: Thrown together at the outset of World War I, the spinster sister of a British missionary and the derelict captain of the launch The African Queen determine to pilot the boat down an unchartered river in an effort to destroy a German gunboat which prevents invasion by British forces. Setting: German East Africa in 1914. Based on the novel by C.S. Forester
Cold readings made easy( Visual )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noelle C. Nelson teaches techniques of reading for acting jobs. F
Video fishtank( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Time lords( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Physicists conjecture on the feasibility of traveling backwards in time and its ramifications for science and mankind
Melba( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In her film debut, Metropolitan Opera star, Patrice Munsel, portrays legendary opera diva, Nellie Melba. The story follows Nellie from the time she leaves her family's cattle ranch in Australia, to Paris, where she begins her voice training for the opera. Melba debuts in Brussels, is a smash hit, and international fame follows
Fighting cancer( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For many of us, getting cancer is our greatest fear. What's more, the chances are that eventually it may be a fear we will have to face. But science is at a crucial turning point in cancer treatment. This program follows three patients and their medical support teams as they employ advanced forms of personalized medicine in their fight against cancer. Ray's doctor uses robotic radiosurgery to pinpoint malignant cells when Ray's prostate cancer returns. Phil, diagnosed early, opts for a prostatectomy with the da Vinci laparoscopic technique. And Rosemary participates in new drug trials to combat her melanoma after surgery and chemotherapy failed to stop its metastasis. In addition, researchers from the Royal Marsden Hospital explain what cancer is, why some people get it, and what makes it so hard to treat
 
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The bridge on the River Kwai
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Lawrence of ArabiaThe bridge on the River KwaiThe night of the generals