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Universal Pictures Company

Works: 1,789 works in 2,840 publications in 4 languages and 52,641 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Personal narratives  Audio adaptations  Comedy films  Film and video adaptations  Animated films 
Roles: Producer, pmn, Publisher, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Spartacus by Stanley Kubrick( visu )
24 editions published between 1960 and 2006 in English and French and held by 2,122 libraries worldwide
Spartacus is the bold gladiator slave who leads a massive slave revolt against Imperial Rome in this epic true account of man's eternal struggle for freedom
Pride & prejudice by Jane Austen( visu )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 2,093 libraries worldwide
Mr. Bennet is an English gentleman living in Hartfordshire with his overbearing wife and 5 daughters. There is the beautiful Jane, the clever Elizabeth, the bookish Mary, the immature Kitty and the wild Lydia. Unfortunately, if Mr. Bennet dies their house will be inherited by a distant cousin whom they have never met. The family's future happiness and security is dependant on the daughters making good marriages. Life is uneventful until the arrival in the neighbourhood of the rich gentleman Mr. Bingley, who rents a large house so he can spend the summer in the country. Mr Bingley brings with him his sister and the dashing, rich, but proud Mr. Darcy. Love is soon buds for one of the Bennet sisters, while another sister may have jumped to a hasty prejudgment. For the Bennet sisters many trials and tribulations stand between them and their happiness
The birds by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
9 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in English and held by 1,927 libraries worldwide
When Melanie Daniels rolls into Bodega Bay in pursuit of eligible bachelor Mitch Brenner, the small California town is inexplicably attacked by thousands of birds
The land before time by Judy Freudberg( visu )
11 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 1,675 libraries worldwide
Littlefoot, a young brontosaurus, sets off on a journey in search of the Great Valley where dinosaurs can live in peace and safety. On this amazing journey, he meets four other young dinosaurs and they have incredible adventures
My man Godfrey by Gregory La Cava( visu )
27 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in English and held by 1,246 libraries worldwide
During a riotous society scavenger hunt for a "forgotten man," Lombard finds Powell living in a rubbish dump. She hires him as a butler; and he changes each member of her rich, mad family, while finding new purpose in his own life. A classic screwball comedy of the 1930's
Imitation of life by Douglas Sirk( visu )
11 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and held by 1,242 libraries worldwide
1934 version: Two single mothers join together to form a successful business, but find that material success does nothing to stabilize their personal lives
Destry rides again by George Marshall( visu )
11 editions published between 1939 and 2008 in English and held by 1,223 libraries worldwide
"Destry, a mild-mannered deputy who doesn't like guns ... is called to restore order to the hopelessly corrupt frontier town of Bottleneck. Though reluctant to undertake such an enormous task, he's soon roped into action after meeting the seductive Frenchy, an alluring saloon girl who belts out unforgettable show-stoppers like "The Boys in the Back Room," while winning the hero's heart."--Container
Shenandoah by Andrew V McLaglen( visu )
9 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in English and held by 1,183 libraries worldwide
A Virginia farmer during the Civil War refuses to support either the Confederacy or the Union until his son is taken prisoner and, seeing the horrors of war first-hand, he is forced at last to take his stand
The Express by Gary Fleder( visu )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,140 libraries worldwide
Witness the inspirational true story of a real American hero, Ernie Davis. Rising from humblest of beginnings, Ernie Davis overcame impossible odds to become the first African-American to win college football's greatest honor-the Heisman Trophy
Shadow of a doubt by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 960 libraries worldwide
A calculating and charming killer hides out in his relatives' small hometown. There, he befriends his favorite niece and namesake, who begins to suspect her uncle may be the famed Merry Widow murderer. A deadly game of cat and mouse ensues as the psychopathic killer plots the death of his young niece to protect his secret
The naked city ( visu )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 889 libraries worldwide
Jean Dexter is an attractive blonde model who is murdered in her New York City apartment. Homicide detectives Dan Muldoon and Jimmy Halloran investigate. Suspicion falls on various shifty people who all prove to have some connection with a string of apartment burglaries. Then a burglar is found dead who once had an elusive partner named Willie
Primary colors by Mike Nichols( visu )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 821 libraries worldwide
Jack Stanton is a virtually unknown Southern governor on a quest for the White House with his strong, savvy and equally ambitious wife, Susan. Running against the odds, the Stantons need all the help they can get from their extremely colorful political team. Together, they take off on a hilarious, heart-wrenching and ultimately history-making roller coaster ride to the top
The Bank dick by Edward Cline( visu )
9 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 702 libraries worldwide
Egbert Souse accidentally foils a bank robbery and is hired as a bank guard
Ernest Hemingway's The killers ( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 647 libraries worldwide
Melodramatic thrillers based on the Hemingway story about two hit men and their target, who accepts his fate as though he were already dead
Ma and Pa Kettle back on the farm ( visu )
4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 638 libraries worldwide
After winning a contest yields them hot time in New York, the Kettles return to the sticks hoping for tranquility
Bend of the river by Anthony Mann( visu )
10 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in English and held by 622 libraries worldwide
A former outlaw turned wagon train guide is pitted against warring Indians, murderous hijackers, and a traitorous ally as he attempts to lead a group of settlers through the treacherous Oregon wilderness
The far country by Anthony Mann( visu )
6 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 594 libraries worldwide
A solid western saga set against the colorful, scenic backdrop of Alaskan mining camps
Island of the blue dolphins by Scott O'Dell( visu )
7 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 553 libraries worldwide
An Indian girl lived alone for eighteen years on an isolated island off the California coast when her tribe emigrated and she was left behind. This is the true story of Karana and her fight for survival
My little chickadee by Edward Cline( visu )
10 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and held by 546 libraries worldwide
West portrays voluptuous Flowerbelle Lee, whose reputation is tarnished when she is seen embracing a masked bandit in her bedroom. Forced to leave town until she can prove she is respectable-- and married-- Flowerbelle boards a train where she meets incorrigible Guthbert J. Twillie (Fields). Believing he's quite a catch, Flowerbelle accepts Twillie's marriage proposal
Charade by Stanley Donen( visu )
21 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in English and held by 543 libraries worldwide
Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn are chased around Paris in this spoof of thrillers
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Universal Pictures Corporation

controlled identity Universal Pictures (Firm)

Universal City Studios.
Universal film manufacturing company
Universal Motion Picture Manufacturing Company
Universal Pictures.
Universal pictures company
Universal Pictures Company, inc. (Incorporated 1936)
Universal studios
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