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Embassy Pictures Corp

Overview
Works: 113 works in 289 publications in 3 languages and 10,227 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Biographical films  Documentary-style films  Parody films  Melodrama  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Romance films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Embassy Pictures Corp
The graduate by Dustin Hoffman( Visual )

31 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in English and held by 3,854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A recent college graduate from an affluent family comes of age and finds himself by being led into an affair with the wife and the daughter of his father's business partner
This is Spin̈al Tap a rockumentary by Martin Di Bergi by Spinal Tap (Musical group)( Visual )

14 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 1,815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once upon a time, Spinal Tap had a big hit song. Now, nearly two decades later, Spinal Tap still clings to some glint of their lost glory as they embark on an accident-plagued tour across America. In Cleveland, the group gets lost underneath the stage. In Washington, they're accidently booked at an Air Force formal dance. And in a Chicago record store, no one shows up to get their autographs
Zulu by Cy Endfield( Visual )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 499 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 by Jean-Jacques Annaud( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 378 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 )

9 editions published between 1962 and 1993 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story centers on the lives of a drug-addicted mother, an alcholic father and a misfit older brother who is emotionally unstable. This family life is observed by their youngest son who is a sensitive and aspiring writer
Nevada Smith by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 342 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
The onion field by Harold Becker( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true story of the brutal murder of a policeman and the slow process of justice
Marriage Italian style by Vittorio De Sica( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in Italian and English and held by 251 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 brilliant scheme to convince him that it is her that he should be marrying"--Container
Leri, oggi, domani Ieri, oggi, domani by Vittorio De Sica( Visual )

9 editions published between 1963 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 199 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 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A London photographer's model proceeds from an immature marriage into a series of shady affairs-- first with a television talker, then with a slick promotion man, and ultimately in a palazzo as the loveless wife of an Italian prince. After becoming a prisoner of her own success through these disastrous affairs, she realizes the awful price she has paid for happiness
The daydreamer( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 125 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 by Sergey Prokofiev( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 74 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 )

7 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in Italian and held by 69 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 abstract flashback sequences
Take this job and shove it( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 58 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
An eye for an eye by Steve Carver( Visual )

5 editions published between 1966 and 2001 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-cop has a vendetta against the drug racketeers who killed his partner and his girlfriend
A man called Adam( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of jazz musician Adam Johnson
Losin' it by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 47 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."
Savannah smiles( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 46 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
The carpetbaggers by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

5 editions published between 1963 and 1994 in English and held by 45 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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Languages
English (124)

Italian (12)

French (1)

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