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Universal Pictures Company

Overview
Works: 1,975 works in 3,108 publications in 4 languages and 53,023 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Personal narratives  Audio adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Animated films  Sources 
Roles: Producer, pmn, Publisher, prn, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Pride & prejudice by Jane Austen( visu )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 2,140 libraries worldwide
The story of lively and rebellious Elizabeth, one of five unmarried daughters living in the countryside of 19th century England, in a world where an advantageous marriage is a woman's sole occupation
Spartacus by Stanley Kubrick( visu )
25 editions published between 1960 and 2006 in English and French and held by 2,118 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
The birds by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
11 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in English and held by 1,939 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 1,653 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
Imitation of life by Douglas Sirk( visu )
13 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and held by 1,267 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
My man Godfrey by Gregory La Cava( visu )
27 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in English and held by 1,254 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
Destry rides again by George Marshall( visu )
11 editions published between 1939 and 2008 in English and held by 1,224 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 1,177 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 1,155 libraries worldwide
En 1949, dans une ville ouvrière de l'État de New York, le petit Ernie Davis affiche très jeune un redoutable talent pour la course. Plus tard, après s'être illustré sur le terrain de football, Davis est courtisé par les équipes de plusieurs universités. Sur le conseil de son idole Jim Brown, il opte pour Syracuse et ses Orangemen. Au début des années 1960, l'ascension de Davis fait écho à la lutte pour les droits civiques. Les parties que son équipe dispute dans le Sud sont particulièrement éprouvantes sur ce plan. Premier joueur noir à gagner le trophée Heisman, Ernie Davis aura brillé brièvement mais intensément
Shadow of a doubt by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 967 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 891 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 842 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 697 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 654 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 621 libraries worldwide
After winning a contest yields them hot time in New York, the Kettles return to the sticks hoping for tranquility
The far country by Anthony Mann( visu )
6 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 602 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 )
8 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 548 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 538 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 533 libraries worldwide
When a Parisienne finds her husband murdered and four strange men after her, a handsome stranger comes to her rescue-- but is he hero, spy, or murderer?
W.C. Fields comedy collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 513 libraries worldwide
Bank dick: "W.C. Fields is Egbert Souse, a lowly bank guard who divides his time between the Black Pussy Cat Cafe and his dreaded family. His humdrum life changes when fate leads him to heroism, Hollywood and the good life. Packed with classic routines, including a wacky cops and robbers chase"--Container
 
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controlled identity Universal Pictures Corporation

controlled identity Universal Pictures (Firm)

Universal.
Universal City Studios.
Universal film manufacturing company
Universal International
Universal Motion Picture Manufacturing Company
Universal Pictures
Universal pictures company
Universal Pictures Company, inc. (Incorporated 1936)
Universal Pictures Corporation
Universal studios
Languages
English (234)
German (2)
Spanish (1)
French (1)
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