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Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)

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Works: 1,264 works in 2,294 publications in 4 languages and 153,903 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Musical films  Fiction  Legends  Biography  Western films  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The Maltese falcon by John Huston( visu )
28 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 3,653 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 )
16 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in English and held by 3,038 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 )
11 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 2,782 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 )
21 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and held by 2,683 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 )
26 editions published between 1943 and 2012 in English and held by 2,528 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
A streetcar named Desire by Tennessee Williams( visu )
20 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 2,042 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 1,995 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 ( visu )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,937 libraries worldwide
Silver-tongued con artist Harold Hill hoodwinks the stubborn townsfolk of River City, Iowa into buying instruments and uniforms for a boy's band, but his game ultimately and romantically backfires
The big sleep by Howard Hawks( visu )
15 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 1,878 libraries worldwide
Private eye Phillip Marlowe is hired to protect a wild young girl from a her own indiscretions, and finds several murders later that he is in love with her older sister
42nd Street by Lloyd Bacon( visu )
5 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 1,798 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 )
11 editions published between 1943 and 2003 in English and held by 1,777 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
My fair lady by George Cukor( visu )
13 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and held by 1,727 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 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
Alfred Hitchcock's Dial M for murder by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 1,681 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 )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 1,624 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 )
11 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and held by 1,623 libraries worldwide
Bick Benedict, his society-gilded wife and three generations of land-rich Texas sons and daughters love, swagger, connive and clash in a monumental drama of family strife, racial bigotry and conflict between cattle barons and newly-rich oil tycoons
Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Mike Nichols( visu )
17 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 1,560 libraries worldwide
A freewheeling, headlong slide into the corrosive hell of a marriage twisted by years of hatred and humiliation
The jazz singer by Alan Crosland( visu )
13 editions published between 1927 and 2013 in English and held by 1,552 libraries worldwide
The melodramatic story of a Jewish cantor's son who aspires to be a jazz singer, despite his father's strenuous objections
The adventures of Robin Hood by Michael Curtiz( visu )
10 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 1,532 libraries worldwide
Recounts the life and adventures of Robin Hood, who, with his band of followers, lived as an outlaw in Sherwood Forest dedicating his life to fighting against tyranny by stealing from the rich and giving to the poor
Key Largo by John Huston( visu )
9 editions published between 1948 and 2005 in English and held by 1,520 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 )
8 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in English and held by 1,486 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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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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