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Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)

Works: 1,359 works in 2,518 publications in 2 languages and 164,872 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Musical films  Fiction  Film noir  Television adaptations  Legends  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: 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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Most widely held works by Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
The Maltese falcon by John Huston( visu )
27 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 3,746 libraries worldwide
After the death of his partner, private eye Sam Spade is dragged into a quest for a priceless statuette
The searchers by John Ford( visu )
18 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and held by 3,197 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
Casablanca by Michael Curtiz( visu )
29 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in English and held by 2,892 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
Bonnie and Clyde by Arthur Penn( visu )
14 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 2,874 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 )
25 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and held by 2,803 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
Alfred Hitchcock's Strangers on a Train by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
13 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in English and held by 2,207 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 Elia Kazan( visu )
22 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in English and held by 2,188 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 by and attracted to Blanche, discovers that she has mortgaged property left to both sisters and spent all the money. He sets about discovering everything else he can about her past, and tension between Blanche and Stanley is further intensified when Blanche begins dating one of Stanley's poker buddies
The treasure of the Sierra Madre by John Huston( visu )
12 editions published between 1948 and 2010 in English and held by 2,115 libraries worldwide
Two friends head into the mountains to find gold and find themselves turning into men willing to do anything, including kill, for the treasure
The music man by Marion Hargrove( visu )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 2,076 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 1,950 libraries worldwide
L.A. private eye Philip Marlowe takes on a blackmail case and follows a trail peopled with murderers, pornographers, nightclub rogues and the spoiled rich
My fair lady by George Cukor( visu )
14 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and held by 1,897 libraries worldwide
Outside Covent Garden on a rainy evening in 1912, cockney flower girl, Eliza Doolittle, meets linguistic expert Henry Higgins. Higgins, in turn, bets with his companion, Colonel Pickering, that, within six months, he could transform Eliza into a proper lady, simply by teaching her proper English. The next morning, face and hands freshly scrubbed, Eliza presents herself on Higgins' doorstep, ready and willing to be turned into a lady
42nd Street by Lloyd Bacon( visu )
7 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 1,828 libraries worldwide
The movie musical that introduced the choreography of Busby Berkeley, 42nd Street also contains the classic plot involving a tyrannical director, egotistical leading lady and wide-eyed ingenue, all set to a standout musical score
Yankee Doodle Dandy by Michael Curtiz( visu )
13 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in English and held by 1,825 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 )
9 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 1,712 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 2014 in English and held by 1,662 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
Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Mike Nichols( visu )
18 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 1,660 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
Giant by George Stevens( visu )
15 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and held by 1,634 libraries worldwide
Bonus features: Blu-ray: commentary soundtrack, introduction by George Steven Jr., George Stevens: filmmakers who knew him -- [DVD 1]: special features -- [DVD 2]: George Stevens: A filmmaker's journey
The adventures of Robin Hood by Errol Flynn( visu )
10 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 1,628 libraries worldwide
Filmed on location in Bidwell Park, Chico, California
To have and have not by Howard Hawks( visu )
8 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in English and held by 1,584 libraries worldwide
An American fisherman becomes involved with a beautiful young drifter and a French freedom fighter who is trying to elude local Nazi collaborators on Martinique
Key Largo by John Huston( visu )
9 editions published between 1948 and 2005 in English and held by 1,565 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
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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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