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Universal Pictures Company

Overview
Works: 910 works in 1,794 publications in 4 languages and 49,141 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Television mini-series  Television adaptations  History  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Fiction 
Roles: Producer, pmn, prn, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Pride & prejudice by Jane Austen( visu )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 2,217 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 dependent 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 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 )
13 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,944 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 )
15 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,554 libraries worldwide
"La deslumbrante Edición de Aniversario de En busca del valle encantado, que ofrecen Steven Spielberg y George Lucas, nos presenta a Piecito, Cera, Púas, Patito y Petrie y narra la historia de su primera jornada juntos la emocionante búsqueda de exuberante y legendario Gran Valle. A lo largo del camino, los amigos prehistóricos superan varios desafios y aprenden el valor del trabajo en equipo y del la amistad. Este encantador clásico es la aventura que lo comenzó todo, y continúa capturando los corazones de niños y adultos por igual."--Cover
Vertigo by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
24 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in English and held by 1,457 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
My man Godfrey by Gregory La Cava( visu )
28 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in English and held by 1,310 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 )
13 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in English and held by 1,259 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 1,210 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 )
11 editions published between 1965 and 2004 in English and held by 1,174 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 )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,128 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
Killers by Robert Siodmak( visu )
15 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in English and held by 973 libraries worldwide
Ernest Hemingway's simple but gripping short tale "The Killers" is a model of economical storytelling. Two directors adapted it into unforgettably virile features: Robert Siodmak, in a 1946 film that helped define the noir style; and Don Siegel, in a brutal 1964 version that was intended for television but deemed too violent for home audiences and released theatrically instead. The first is poetic and shadowy, the second direct and harsh as daylight, but both get at the heart of Hemingway's existential classic
The naked city by Jules Dassin( visu )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 901 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 )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 884 libraries worldwide
"Buscando alguien en quien creer, el joven idealista Henry Burton (Adrian Lester), se une a la campaña presidencial por un brillante estratega político, una leal fanática responsable de seguridad, una bella publicista en busca de amor, y por supuesto a Jack. La campaña enredada en un escándalo sexual, desemmascara un mundo que alterna entre la mentira, el amor , la desilución, y una ambigua realidad que forma parte de la vida de todos los norteamericanos. "--Envase
Spartacus by Stanley Kubrick( visu )
24 editions published between 1960 and 2006 in English and French and held by 833 libraries worldwide
Epic tale of the bold gladiator slave Spartacus, the woman who believed in his cause, and the power-hungry Roman general who challenged his convictions. Set against the background of Imperial Rome at the height of its glory, Spartacus is an inspirational true account of the eternal struggle for freedom that combines history with spectacle to create a moving drama of love and commitment
The Bank dick by Edward Cline( visu )
9 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 664 libraries worldwide
Egbert Souse accidentally foils a bank robbery and is hired as a bank guard
W.C. Fields comedy collection ( visu )
8 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 664 libraries worldwide
You can't cheat an honest man: "W.C. Fields portrays Larson E. Whipsnade, ringmaster of the seedy circus Giganticus. Whipsnade gets nothing but trouble from his performers, and his daughter (Constance Moore) is torn between a wealthy cad and a charming ventriloquist, played by Edgar Bergen"--Container
The far country by Anthony Mann( visu )
6 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in English and held by 592 libraries worldwide
A solid Western saga set against the colorful, scenic backdrop of Alaskan mining camps
Dressed to kill by Roy William Neill( visu )
43 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in English and held by 568 libraries worldwide
Three music boxes are the only clues that Holmes has to work with to find the location of bank notes stolen from the Bank of England
Ma and Pa Kettle back on the farm ( visu )
4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 543 libraries worldwide
After winning a contest yields them hot time in New York, the Kettles return to the sticks hoping for tranquility
My little chickadee by Edward Cline( visu )
10 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and held by 516 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
Marlene Dietrich the glamour collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 513 libraries worldwide
Morocco: A cabaret singer arrives in Morocco and continues her wicked career by enslaving all the men in sight, until she finally falls in love. Blonde Venus: An aspiring young actress gives up the stage to marry a scientist who becomes afflicted with radium poisoning. She returns to cabaret life and meets a wealthy playboy who gives her the money for her husband's treatment. The devil is a woman: At the turn of the century, in the port town of Seville, it's carnival week, and the blood of enemies and the passions of lovers run hot. But, none so much as those of a young revolutionary, his old friend, and the new woman who comes between them both. The flame of New Orleans: An impoverished countess arrives in New Orleans with one thing in mind, to marry a wealthy man. Golden earrings: A Hungarian gypsy rescues a British intelligence officer and helps him to accomplish his mission
 
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controlled identity Universal Pictures Corporation

controlled identity Universal Pictures (Firm)

Universal Motion Picture Manufacturing Company
Universal Pictures.
Universal Pictures Company, inc. (Incorporated 1936)
Universal Pictures Corporation
Universal Studios
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English (294)
Spanish (4)
German (2)
French (1)
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