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Samuel Goldwyn Co

Works: 192 works in 481 publications in 3 languages and 26,451 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Interviews  Film and video adaptations  Comedy films  Television adaptations  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Samuel Goldwyn Co
Most widely held works by Samuel Goldwyn Co
Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Visual )
25 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 3,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With his wedding a week away, Claudio can't wait to marry the beautiful young Hero. To distract him, his best friend Don Pedro devises mischief: a romantic trap for the sharp-tongued Beatrice and the man she loves to hate, Benedick. Their amusement is almost spoiled by the jealous scheming of Don John, but love and laughter prevail when the local constable unwittingly exposes the plot--and all the trouble proves to be much ado about nothing
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and held by 1,812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Prince Hal" has ascended to the throne of England. He proceeds to assert his hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathers an army and embarks on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs--the bloody Battle of Agincourt--and forever change the face of Europe. King Henry V unites his people, deals justly with traitors, leads his soldiers to victory, and in the end ensures the peace by marrying the French princess Katherine
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! by Richard Rodgers( Visual )
13 editions published between 1955 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young prairie woman is courted by a good-natured cowboy and a menacing hired hand
Yin shi nan nü Eat drink man woman by Ang Lee( Visual )
14 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in Chinese and English and held by 1,577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a master chef and his three adult daughters, all of whom are seeking love and happiness in different ways
The madness of King George by Nicholas Hytner( Visual )
16 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 1,464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the life of King George III, this is the story of royal intrigue, sexual indiscretions, backstairs plotting and a battle for power between Parliament and the throne, all occuring while the King is being treated for an unknown mental illness
The bishop's wife by Henry Koster( Visual )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 1,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Heavenly bells are ringing, jubilant choirs are singing, and Christmas joy is blanketing the world like freshly fallen snow. But the Yuletide spirit has yet to warm Bishop Henry Brougham's Victorian home. Struggling to raise funds for a new cathedral, the preoccupied young clergyman has neglected his loving wife, Julia, and now only divine intervention can save their marriage! But the powerful and handsome angel sent from above has a mind of his own...and teaching nortal Henry an immortal lesson in romance isn't all he has planned!"--Container
Huo zhe by Yimou Zhang( Visual )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in Chinese and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a smoky gambling den in 1940's China, a drunken young man runs through his family's fortune, losing their ancestral home and all their possessions. This staggering loss proves to be their salvation ... and the first step in an odyssey of survival that will take them through war and revolution, love and loss, tragedy ... and triumph. Through the terrors of China's civil war, the passions of the communist takeover, the betrayals of Chairman Mao's Great Leap Forward and the tragic mistakes of the Cultural Revolution, their lives unfold across four decades of momentous change ... bound by love, driven by the strength of the human spirit and touched more than once by the hand of fate
Mystic pizza by Donald Petrie( Visual )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mystic pizza: Three young women, waitresses at a pizza parlor in Mystic, Connecticut, spend a special summer discovering romance
I shot Andy Warhol by Mary Harron( Visual )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cultural whirlwind of events surrounding Valerie Solanas' shooting of pop-art superstar Andy Warhol
Longtime companion by Norman René( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This drama focuses on a small group of friends from the time they first read about AIDS in the New York Times through the 1980's as they face the impact of the disease on themselves and their friends
Black robe by Bruce Beresford( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Publisher description: In the rugged 17th century Canadian wilderness, Father Laforgue, a young and idealistic Jesuit priest, is assigned to go up river into the wilderness on a perilous journey to convert the Huron Indians. His Algonquin Indian quides nickname him "Black Robe." His young aide and translator, Daniel, falls in love with Annuka, the beautiful daughter of the Algonquin chief. Torn between his own desires and ideals of the priesthood, Laforgue's faith is tested as the expedition faces the elements. Attacked, captured and brutalized by hostile Indians, the traumatic experience challenges everything the young priest believes. Together with his young campanions, he escapes to complete his mission and comes to understand the true spirit of the land and the spirit he sought to convert
The preacher's wife by Whitney Houston( Visual )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An angel sent to help a preacher and his wife fix their marriage falls in love with the wife
The program ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A coach at a major university is under intense pressure to come up with a winning team. That pressure eventually causes problems with the players and the program itself
Angels and insects by Philip Haas( Visual )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and Dutch and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William Adamson, a young scientist who studies insects, is introduced into the aristocratic family Alabaster and marries the older daughter of the family
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë( Visual )
6 editions published between 1939 and 2004 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Laurence Olivier, Merle Oberon and David Niven star in this internationally-acclaimed masterpiece based on Emily Brontë's classic story of passion, hatred and revenge. Olivier and Oberon are brilliant as Heathcliff and Cathy, whose tortured love affair ends when Cathy marries the wealthy Edgar (David Niven). Heathcliff's savage retaliation upon the woman he loves explodes in a stunning climax."--Jacket
The Perez family by Mira Nair( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Free-spirited Dottie Perez is leaving Cuba for America, her head filled with dreams of movies, mascara and dates with John Wayne. Strait-laced Juan Perez is headed for a reunion with Carmela, the wife he hasn't seen in 20 years. But when an overworked immigration officer mistakes Dottie and Juan for husband and wife, the stage is set for a merry marital mix-up, and some very unpredictable romances
Desert hearts by Donna Deitch( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vivian is a repressed English professor who goes to Reno in 1959 for a quickie divorce. She spends the weeks waiting for final divorce papers at a dumpy dude ranch, where she meets Cay, a beautiful young casino worker. The two develop a friendship that stirs desires in Vivian she cannot deny. Slowly their attraction deepens into bold sensuality as they develop a bond that renews their hearts--and breaks all the rules
Sid and Nancy by Alex Cox( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Gary Oldman and Chloe Webb star as Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious and his unforgettable junkie girlfriend - two social misfits who literally love each other to death. Their love affair is one of pure devotion. Sid falls hard for groupie Nancy Spungen, who seduces him with her affection - and addiction to heroin. Their inseparable bond - to each other and their drugs - eventualle corrodes the band, sending Sid and Nancy dow a dark road of despair. Out of money, hope and options, the despondent two hit rock bottom while living in squalor at New York's infamous Hotel Chelsea. But their journey takes another tragic turn as thei face their final curtain - and attempt to fulfill their destiny of going out in a blaze of glory!"--Container
Mr. Wonderful by Anthony Minghella( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gus finds that alimony payments are cutting into his dream of renovating a rundown Brooklyn bowling alley, so he sets out to find the right guy for his ex-wife. When he finally finds "Mr. Wonderful", Gus realizes that he wants her back
Hollywood shuffle by Robert Townsend( Visual )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about Bobby Taylor, a young black actor trying to get a foothold in Hollywood but running into problems of stereotyping at every turn
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