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Embassy Pictures Corp

Overview
Works: 106 works in 249 publications in 3 languages and 10,107 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Juvenile works  Motion pictures  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Parodies, imitations, etc  Documentary films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Embassy Pictures Corp
The graduate by Mike Nichols( Visual )
26 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in English and held by 3,756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uncertain of what he wants to do with his life, college graduate Benjamin Braddock returns home. And when the wife of his father's business partner, the sexy Mrs. Robinson, seduces him, the affair only deepens his confusion. That is, until he meets the girl of his dreams. But there's one problem-- she's Mrs. Robinson's daughter
This is Spin̈al Tap a rockumentary by Martin Di Bergi ; Spinal Tap Productions ; Embassy Pictures ; directed by Rob Reiner ; written by Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, Harry Shearer, Rob Reiner ; produced by Karen Murphy by Rob Reiner( Visual )
16 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 1,876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
DiDergi (Reiner) interviews a supposed rock band, Spinal Tap, as they tour America. This spoof on the world of rock group culture includes a rock video and commercial for the group's greatest hits
Zulu by Cy Endfield( Visual )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on an actual event, this story takes place in Natal, Africa where a handful of British engineers entrench themselves in an isolated outpost called Rorke's Drift and prepare to face a series of vicious assaults by more than 4,000 Zulu warriors
Eddie and the Cruisers by Martin Davidson( Visual )
7 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the early 1960's, after one hit album, the leader of the band, Eddie and the Cruisers, drove his car off a bridge. Years later, when the songs again become popular, a former band member begins a search for the missing tapes of the unreleased second album
Black and white in color ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sky above, the mud below: Long before PBS, National Geographic, and the Discovery Channel made documentaries ubiquitous, films like this seminal if straightforward work were only available via local art house theaters. One of the earliest looks into native life on Papua New Guinea, this documentary follows a group of Europeans on a seven-month trek to bisect the island. During the perilous expedition (450 miles, as a crow flies) through jungle and across high altitudes, the group encounters tribes of headhunters and cannibals, observing and filming their rituals and ceremonies
Long day's journey into night by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )
7 editions published between 1962 and 1989 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Author Eugene O'Neill gives an autobiographical account of his explosive homelife. Fused by a drug-addicted mother, a father who wallows in drink after realizing he is no longer a famous actor and an older brother who is emotionally unstable and misfit, the family is reflected by their youngest son, who at 23 is a sensitive and aspiring writer
The onion field by Harold Becker( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A true story about a case that changed LAPD policies forever. Two plainclothes LAPD officers were abducted and one was brutally executed, the other escaped. The criminals managed to drag the justice process on for years
Nevada Smith by Henry Hathaway( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nevada Smith is a rugged innocent boy born in the 1890's during California's gold rush days to an Indian mother and white father. When he finds his parents have been murdered by vicious killers, he sets out to track them down. While the film is a western, and has plenty of action, it is also a powerful and revealing study of the regeneration of a man, in this case a lone gunslinger who is so blinded by this compulsion that it obscures any other motive for living
Marriage Italian style ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in Italian and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Filumena (Sophia Loren) was working in a brothel when she first met Domenico (Marcello Mastroianni), and has been his mistress ever since. Upon hearing that he plans to marry a much younger woman, Filumena devises a brillant scheme to convince him that it is her that he should be marrying"--Container
Yesterday, today and tomorrow ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1963 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three humorous tales that portray Italian women who manipulate their sexual favors to get what they want
Darling by John Schlesinger( Visual )
5 editions published between 1979 and 1999 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tale of a London photographer's model who proceeds from an immature marriage into a series of shady affairs- first with a television talker, then with a slick promotion man-and ultimately lands in a palazzo as the loveless wife of an Italian prince. This is a slashing social satire and a devastating spoof of the synthetic, stomach-turning output of the television-advertising age
The daydreamer ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Hans Christian Andersen falls asleep and dreams some of his most famous fairy tales
Romeo and Juliet ballet in three acts ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of young, tragic love starring international ballet star, Margot Fonteyn and Russian virtuoso, Rudolf Nureyev who create passion and intrigue on the screen as the quintessential stage lovers in this ballet by Serge Prokofiev
8 1/2 by Federico Fellini( Visual )
4 editions published between 1963 and 2001 in Italian and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fellini's autobiographical film about a famous film director who loses his inspiration in the midst of making a film. Much of the story is told in flashback sequences
Take this job and shove it ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man is sent to his home town to reorganize a failing brewery. His old buddies are reluctant to have him for their boss and he can't save them all from severe changes. When he does too good of a job at reorganizing, the owners decide to sell the brewery
Savannah smiles ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Savannah is a runaway six-year-old who is thrown together with two escaped convicts. Her father offers a large reward for her safe return thinking she has been kidnapped
An eye for an eye by Steve Carver( Visual )
5 editions published between 1966 and 2001 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When police detective Sean Kane's partner is brutally murdered, Kane quits the force and goes beyond the law to seek revenge
Divorzio all'italiana ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in Italian and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A middle-aged Sicilian nobleman has grown tired of his wife and wishes to marry his teenage cousin. Since there's no divorce in Italy, he must find another way to get rid of his wife
Losin' it ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When all-American high-schooler Woody (Cruise) and his Sinatra-obsessed pal Dave (Jackie Earle Haley) decide that it's time to lose their virginity, they enlist the help of their more experienced friend Spider (John Stockwell) and head south of the border. Now, in a hilariously raunchy search for cheap booze, and even cheaper thrills, the intrepid trio will run into fast-food floozies, crooked cops and a close encounter with a doubting would-be divorcee (Shelley Long) that will change Woody's life forever."
The carpetbaggers by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )
5 editions published between 1963 and 1994 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follow a ruthless tycoon, loosely based on Howard Hughes, on his rise to the top of a multi-million dollar empire. It's a hard hitting story about one man's drive to have it all--and the people he destroys in his quest for power and passion
 
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