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First National Pictures, Inc

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Works: 530 works in 949 publications in 2 languages and 58,512 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film noir  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Gangster films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Action and adventure films  War films 
Roles: Producer, prn, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The Maltese falcon by John Huston( visu )
23 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in English and held by 1,977 libraries worldwide
In The Maltese falcon, Sam Spade is a partner in a private-eye firm who finds himself hounded by police when his partner is killed while tailing a man. The woman who asked his partner to follow the man turns out to be someone who is not what she says she is, and is really involved in something to do with the 'Maltese Falcon', a gold-encrusted life-sized statue of a falcon, the only one of its kind. In Satan met a lady, Sam Spade is now PI Ted Shane, pulled into the hunt for the jewel-filled Horn of Roland
The big sleep by Howard Hawks( visu )
10 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in English and held by 1,763 libraries worldwide
Private detective Philip Marlowe is hired by a rich family. Before the complex case is over, he's seen murder, blackmail, and what might be love
Rebel without a cause by Nicholas Ray( visu )
14 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and held by 1,680 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
To have and have not by Howard Hawks( visu )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 1,639 libraries worldwide
In 1940, an American charter boat captain in Martinique gets involved with a sassy nightclub singer and some French freedom fighters who are trying to elude local Nazi collaborators. This is the film on whose set Bogart and Bacall met and fell in love
Alfred Hitchcock's Dial M for Murder by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
6 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and held by 1,598 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
The adventures of Robin Hood by Michael Curtiz( visu )
14 editions published between 1938 and 2009 in English and held by 1,391 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
Mildred Pierce by Michael Curtiz( visu )
6 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in English and held by 1,380 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
Now, voyager by Irving Rapper( visu )
10 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and held by 1,164 libraries worldwide
A young woman escapes the smothering influence of her wealthy and very conservative mother through the help of a psychiatrist and an ocean cruise, where she finds love, which helps her to become her own person
White heat by Raoul Walsh( visu )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 1,116 libraries worldwide
A gangster escapes from prison to take revenge on the people that murdered his mother
Sergeant York by Howard Hawks( visu )
11 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in English and held by 1,109 libraries worldwide
Torn between religious pacifism and patriotism, farmboy Alvin York of Tennessee went on to become World War I's most acclaimed American hero, capturing 132 German soldiers during the Battle of Argonne
Dark passage by Delmer Daves( visu )
8 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in English and held by 1,046 libraries worldwide
Vincent Parry, a man unjustly accused of murdering his wife, escapes from San Quentin and sets out to clear his name; but, he needs the help of someone he can trust. He finds both help and love in Irene, a San Francisco artist who is convinced he's innocent
The wrong man by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
4 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in English and held by 1,028 libraries worldwide
The true story of Manny Balestrero, a musician unjustly accused of armed robbery. Balestrero vehemently protests his innocence but acts thoroughly guilty, leading a host of policemen and witnesses to finger him as the thief. The trial goes badly for Manny, but life is worse for his wife, Rose, who falls apart under the strain of his ordeal
Christmas in Connecticut by Lionel Houser( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,017 libraries worldwide
A famous food writer lies about living on a farm, raising her children and being a good cook. In reality she is an unmarried New Yorker who can't boil an egg. When her publisher announces that she will host Christmas for an heroic sailor (and for him), her job is on the line
The fountainhead by King Vidor( visu )
5 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in English and held by 964 libraries worldwide
An uncompromising architect refuses to change his designs and when he discovers the plans for one of his buildings has been changed, he blows up the structure and attempts to defend his actions
Alfred Hitchcock's I confess by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and French and held by 947 libraries worldwide
A priest hears a murderer's confession and then becomes the murder suspect himself
Little Caesar by Mervyn LeRoy( visu )
5 editions published between 1930 and 2014 in English and held by 926 libraries worldwide
A small-time hoodlum rises to criminal fame and power. Adapted from W.R. Burnett's novel
The pajama game by George Abbott( visu )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 879 libraries worldwide
Employees of the Sleeptite Pajama Factory are looking for a whopping seven-and-a-half cent an hour increase and they won't take no for an answer. Babe Williams is their feisty employee representative but she may have found her match in shop superintendent Sid Sorokin. When the two get together they wind up discussing a whole lot more than job actions!
Dark victory by Edmund Goulding( visu )
7 editions published between 1939 and 2016 in English and held by 814 libraries worldwide
The life of a fast-moving Long Island socialite skids to a stop when she discovers that she has less than a year to live
The letter by William Wyler( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 750 libraries worldwide
Set on a rubber plantation in Malaya, this story centers on a woman's reasons for killing a man who was a close family friend
The man who came to dinner by William Keighley( visu )
5 editions published between 1942 and 2016 in English and held by 711 libraries worldwide
A pompous lecturer is forced to spend the winter inside a prominent Ohio family's home due to injury, and proceeds to meddle with the lives of everyone in the household
 
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Warner Bros.-First National Picture
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English (161)
French (1)
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