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Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)

Works: 1,349 works in 2,439 publications in 2 languages and 162,545 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television adaptations  Fiction  Legends  Biography  Detective and mystery films  Western films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: prn, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
Publications by Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
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The Maltese falcon by John Huston( visu )
25 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 3,716 libraries worldwide
Detective Sam Spade goes in search of a priceless statuette after the death of his partner
The searchers by John Ford( visu )
17 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and held by 3,154 libraries worldwide
A Civil War veteran spends five years on the trail of a Comanche raiding party that kidnapped his dead brother's daughters. Breathtaking scenery gives a picture of frontier families separated by miles of emptiness
Bonnie and Clyde by Arthur Penn( visu )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 2,854 libraries worldwide
The story of Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, who robbed banks across the country during the Depression era
Rebel without a cause by Nicholas Ray( visu )
23 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and held by 2,746 libraries worldwide
Jim Stark, the teenage son of a well-to-do family, is overcome by loneliness, frustration and anger, which leads to violence when he seeks approval of a gang of high-school hoodlums
Casablanca by Michael Curtiz( visu )
27 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in English and held by 2,577 libraries worldwide
Set in World War II Morocco within a city filled with European refugees. A bitter nightclub owner helps his former lover and her Resistance-hero husband escape from the Nazis
Alfred Hitchcock's Strangers on a train by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
12 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and held by 2,197 libraries worldwide
Guy Haines, a tennis star who hates his wife, is approached on a train by a stranger, Bruno Anthony, who hates his father. Anthony offers a plan: each could kill the other's victim. No motive, no clue would link the two murders save the casual meeting of strangers on a train
A streetcar named Desire by Tennessee Williams( visu )
20 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 2,155 libraries worldwide
After being exiled from her hometown of Auriol, Mississippi for seducing a seventeen-year-old boy at the school where she taught English, Blanche DuBois arrives unexpectedly at the New Orleans home of her pregnant sister Stella Kowalski and her Stella's husband Stanley. Stanley, both repulsed and attracted to Blanche, discovers that she has mortgaged property left to both sisters and spent all the money whereby he sets about discovering everything else he can about her past. Tension between Blanche and Stanley builds as time passes and is intensified when Blanche begins dating one of Stanley's poker buddies
The treasure of the Sierra Madre by John Huston( visu )
11 editions published between 1948 and 2010 in English and held by 2,080 libraries worldwide
Two down-and-out Americans in Mexico meet a grizzled old prospector who piques their interest with stories of his gold-hunting experiences. The Americans gather a stake and set off with the old prospector in search of fortune
The music man by Marion Hargrove( visu )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 2,042 libraries worldwide
A con man in the guise of a traveling salesman gets off the train in River City, Iowa. He convinces the town to finance a children's marching band instead of a pool hall. Special features include: 'Right Here in River City' Documentary and Introduction by Shirley Jones
The big sleep by Howard Hawks( visu )
15 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 1,941 libraries worldwide
L.A. private eye Philip Marlowe takes on a blackmail case ... and follows a trail peopled with murderers, pornographers, nightclub rouges, the spoiled rich and more
My fair lady by George Cukor( visu )
14 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and held by 1,844 libraries worldwide
Arrogant, irascible, and misogynistic professor of phonetics Henry Higgins believes that the accent and tone of one's voice determines a person's prospects in society. He boasts to a new acquaintance, Colonel Hugh Pickering--also an expert in phonetics--that he could teach any woman to speak so "properly" that he could pass her off as a duchess at an embassy ball. He chooses as an example a sassy, young working-class London flower seller from the slums, Eliza Doolittle, who has a strong Cockney accent. Can Higgins turn Eliza into a duchess? And will Eliza care to remain a lady for long? When the humble flower girl blossoms into the toast of London's elite, her teacher may have a lesson or two to learn himself
42nd Street by Lloyd Bacon( visu )
6 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 1,819 libraries worldwide
A producer puts on what may be his last Broadway show, and at the last moment a chorus girl has to replace the star
Yankee Doodle Dandy by Michael Curtiz( visu )
12 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in English and held by 1,818 libraries worldwide
James Cagney sings and dances his way through this musical. The video is a biography of George M. Cohan, famed playwright, entertainer and composer of patriotic songs
Dial M for murder by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 1,708 libraries worldwide
A man devises a plan to murder his wife, not only because he wants her money, but because she is in love with another man
Mildred Pierce by Michael Curtiz( visu )
9 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 1,661 libraries worldwide
Mildred Pierce is a happily married woman with two kids, living in the suburbs of sunny California. She secretly takes a job as a waitress so that she can pay for piano lessons and expensive clothes for her eldest daughter, Veda. Her growing financial independence permits her to open her own restaurant, and eventually a chain of eateries. She has divorced her intolerant first husband, and married well-connected Monte in order to get Veda into high society. Greedy, self-absorbed Veda is still ungrateful, and demands an even greater sacrifice of her mother. Eventually, Mildred finds herself ensnared in the world of police and suspicion when Monte is mysteriously murdered
Giant by George Stevens( visu )
14 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and held by 1,652 libraries worldwide
Director George Steven's sweeping saga of family conflict and social consciousness based on Edna Ferber's best seller. Nominated for 10 Academy Awards. Starring Rock Hudson as rancher Bick Benedict, Elizabeth Taylor as his wife Leslie and James Dean (in his final film role) as nouveau oil baron Jett Rink, this tale of three generations of Texan remains both grand and intimate
Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Edward Albee( visu )
18 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 1,632 libraries worldwide
A couple is invited to the home of a professor and his sharp-tongued wife, and are treated to verbal battles by their hosts
The adventures of Robin Hood by Errol Flynn( visu )
10 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 1,590 libraries worldwide
Filmed on location in Bidwell Park, Chico, California
Key Largo by John Huston( visu )
9 editions published between 1948 and 2005 in English and held by 1,564 libraries worldwide
A hurricane swells outside, but that is nothing compared to the storm that rages inside the hotel at Key Largo. There, sadistic mobster Johnny Rocco holes up, holding hostage the hotel owner Nora Temple, her invalid father-in-law, and ex-GI Frank McCloud. McCloud's the one man capable of standing up against the belligerent Rocco, but postwar world realities may have taken all the fight out of him
Ernest Hemingway's To have and have not by Howard Hawks( visu )
7 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in English and held by 1,559 libraries worldwide
An American charter boat captain in Martinique gets involved with a young female drifter and some French freedom fighters who are trying to elude local Nazi collaborators
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Warner Bros.-Seven Arts

controlled identity Warner's Features

Warner Bros.-First National Picture
Warner Bros. Productions Corp.
Warner Brothers Pictures (1923-1967)
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