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Republic Entertainment Inc

Overview
Works: 166 works in 255 publications in 2 languages and 10,063 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  War films  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  Horror films  Comedy films  Christmas films  Historical films 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Republic Entertainment Inc
Frank Capra's it's a wonderful life by Frank Capra( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 1,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Bailey, a desperate and suicidal man, is visited by a guardian angel who shows him how important he has been to those around him in his life
High Noon by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

19 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in English and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired marshall's wedding is interrupted when he learns a killer he had sent to jail will return to town on the noon train to seek revenge. The townspeople refuse to help him, so he is forced to take up his badge and guns again, alienating his bride, a Quaker who is opposed to violence
Sands of Iwo Jima by Allan Dwan( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blazing action and spectacle are on the menu as battle-toughened sergeant John M. Stryker (Wayne), prepares a group of soldiers for action in the Pacific. His training methods are harsh and the men dislike him, especially new recruit Peter Conway (John Agar). Slowly, however, this dislike turns to respect, especially when Stryker saves Conway's life from a hand grenade. But the men have got their biggest test ahead on Iwo Jima where they have to inch their way up Mt. Suribachi under constant Japanese fire
The Pawnbroker by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A long time ago, Sol Nazerman was a professor. He had a wife, children. Then the Germans came. Sol survived the concentration camp, his family did not. Now, as the pawnbroker in a shop owned by a racketeer, he grows increasingly bitter and callous, withdrawing still further from the world around him. His eager assistant Jesus looks to him as both a teacher and a father figure, but Sol eschews involvement or compassion. This detachment leads to a tragedy, which awakens Sol's humanity, wherein he can finally acknowledge his burden of grief and guilt
Operation Petticoat by Blake Edwards( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War 2 comedy about a submarine commander who finds himself stuck with a decrepit (and pink) sub, a con-man executive officer and a group of Army nurses
Invasion of the body snatchers by Philip Kaufman( Visual )

8 editions published between 1956 and 2007 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plant-like extraterrestrials have invaded Santa Mira, a small town in California, replicating the villagers in giant seed "pods" and taking possession of their souls while they sleep. In a terrifying race, for his life, Dr. Bennell escapes to warn the world of the deadly invasion of the pod people
Flying tigers( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heroic story of American airmen fighting the Japanese over China in early World War II
The Stand by Stephen King( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The U.S. government denies that there's a problem when the horrifying deaths begin, but within a few days, only one percent of the world's population is left alive after a deadly virus escapes from a California research lab. The shattered remnants of humanity face the end of civilization and the beginning of the ultimate battle between good and evil
Le colonel Chabert by Yves Angelo( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in French and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a French army officer who, after being taken for dead, finds it impossible to reclaim his identity
Rio Grande by John Ford( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and French and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen years back, Lt. Colonel Kirby Yorke's devotion to military duty led him to destroy the plantation home of his southern-born wife during the Civil War. He is now a lonely man, fighting Indians in the west. Returning from his latest skirmish with the Apaches, Yorke finds that his son Jeff--enlisted as an ordinary soldier after failing at West Point--has been assigned to his command. Kirby's estranged wife, Kathleen, has also arrived at the fort in an effort to buy her son's way out of the army. A group of renegade Apaches keeps eluding Yorke by crossing the Rio Grande into Mexico, but he plans a raid in hopes that it will end the problem for good
The fighting Kentuckian( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Duke leads a regiment of Kentucky riflemen through a French settlement, falls in love with a general's lovely daughter, and locks horns with a rival suitor who has a nefarious land-grabbing scheme up his sleeve. The courtship battle escalates into a full-scale frontier war
The bells of St. Mary's by Leo McCarey( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and French and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parish priest Father O'Malley is sent to revive the financially ailing parochial school. The easy-going O'Malley is immediately at odds with no-nonsense Sister Benedict on how to educate children. Beyond their delightful battle of wits lies a bigger problem. The skinflint businessman next door wants St. Mary's condemned. Only a miracle can save it now. How a devilish situation finds a heavenly solution remains to be seen in this captivating family classic that was nominated for eight Oscars, including Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Actress.--Container
Wake of the Red Witch by Edward Ludwig( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Involved in a bitter feud with the owner of the East Indies Trading Company, Captain Ralls deliberately sinks the richly laden Red Witch. His plan to salvage the wreck is thwarted by love for a woman
One touch of Venus by William A Seiter( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young window dresser's problems begin when he kisses a statue of Venus, which comes to life. This Venus turns out to be the genuine article on an earthly assignment. Her presence causes everyone around her to fall in love, except for the window dresser, who is terrified of her advances toward him. The young man suddenly becomes the object of a furious employer and a jealous fiancée
Redwood curtain by Jeff Daniels( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Vietnamese girl raised by an American couple struggles to find the identity of her natural parents. Includes "The making of Redwood Curtain."
Father Goose( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, a South Seas wanderer is compelled by the Australian navy to act as a sky observer on a small island, where he finds himself in charge of six refugee schoolchildren and their headmistress
 
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