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MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 2,167 works in 5,818 publications in 4 languages and 171,008 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  History  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Children's films  Fantasy films  Sports films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)
Publications by MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)
Most widely held works by MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)
Inherit the Wind by Stanley Kramer( visu )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 1,857 libraries worldwide
Widescreen. A small Tennessee town gained national attention in 1925 when a biology schoolteacher was arrested for violating state law and teaching Darwin's theory of evolution in the classroom
Get Shorty by Barry Sonnenfeld( visu )
19 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,501 libraries worldwide
Loanshark Chili Palmer has done his time as a gangster, so when "business" takes him to Los Angeles to collect a debt from down and out filmmakerHarry Zimm, he talks tough and then pitches Harry a script idea. Everything would be smooth for this cool new producer, if it were't for the drug smugglers and gangsters who won't leave him alone
The thin man by W. S Van Dyke( visu )
15 editions published between 1939 and 2002 in English and held by 1,285 libraries worldwide
A murder takes place among Nora's relatives on posh Nob Hill in San Francisco. When Nora's cousin is accused of killing her worthless husband, Nick must leap into the case to find the real culprit
Rocky Balboa by Sylvester Stallone( visu )
41 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,265 libraries worldwide
Rocky Balboa, the underdog, gets his million-to-one shot at love, self-respect and the world heavyweight boxing crown and comes out a winner
Ian Fleming's From Russia with love by Terence Young( visu )
28 editions published between 1962 and 2007 in English and held by 1,248 libraries worldwide
An adventure story which concerns an international conspiracy to kill British spy Agent 007 by enticing him with a voluptous Russian
West Side Story by Robert Wise( visu )
19 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,245 libraries worldwide
A modern version of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, set in the Puerto Rican section of New York City
The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming( visu )
24 editions published between 1939 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 1,223 libraries worldwide
Tossed by a Kansas twister into a world of enchantment, Dorothy seeks the Wizard of Oz to help her find her way home
The black stallion by Carroll Ballard( visu )
18 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,173 libraries worldwide
A boy and horse are shipwrecked on an island where they become fast friends. Upon their return home they work together for a try to go head to head with the world's best thoroughbreds in "the race of the century."
Coming Home by Hal Ashby( visu )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 1,146 libraries worldwide
A love story set against the social upheaval of the Vietnam war. While Sally's husband is serving in Vietnam, she becomes involved with a veteran of the war, a paraplegic at a San Diego veterans hospital
How the West was won by Henry Hathaway( visu )
11 editions published between 1962 and 1999 in English and German and held by 1,104 libraries worldwide
About three generations of pioneers who live, love and fight through the epic events that shaped the Old West
All dogs go to heaven by David Weiss( visu )
18 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,047 libraries worldwide
Charlie, a dog out for revenge against his human partner, returns from heaven and befriends a little orphan girl
Ben-Hur a tale of the Christ by William Wyler( visu )
37 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,039 libraries worldwide
A peace-loving prince of Judea leads his nation against the wrath of the conquering Romans. His self-imposed destiny brings tragedy to himself and his people
Overboard by Garry Marshall( visu )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 1,021 libraries worldwide
A super-rich and pretentious socialite winds up in the world of a struggling carpenter with four kids
Poltergeist by Tobe Hooper( visu )
23 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 1,000 libraries worldwide
The Freelings have moved into a new house, following the destruction of their Cuesta Verda home by disgruntled ghosts. But the spirits, still determined to get Carol Anne, contact her through her toy phone. In order to get help, the Freeling family turns to a mysterious Indian medicine man, a medium, and a grandmother
Fiddler on the roof by Norman Jewison( visu )
15 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and French and held by 993 libraries worldwide
Topol is Tevye, a poor Jewish milkman with five unmarried daughters to support in the village of Anatevka in Czarist Russia. With a sharp-tongued wife at home and growing anti-semitism in the village, Tevye talks to God about his troubles. His people's traditions keep Tevye strong when his existence is balanced as precariously as a fiddler on the roof
Doctor Zhivago by Nancy Stanley( visu )
22 editions published between 1965 and 1996 in English and held by 988 libraries worldwide
A young Moscow doctor is separated from his family and forced into military service by the Russian revolution. He falls in love with a young woman he meets and they spend an idyllic interval before they are separated and he writes a volume of poetry in memory of their love
Red River by Coleen Gray( visu )
16 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 969 libraries worldwide
With no market for his herd, the master of a vast cattle ranch and his son decide to head the first cattle drive over the now famous Chisholm Trail, past the Red River, into Missouri. The path is filled with hardship and the drive looks hopeless as the men struggle to prevail
12 Angry Men by Sidney Lumet( visu )
16 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and German and held by 941 libraries worldwide
Depicts a jury of men who must decide the fate of a teenage boy who has murdered his abusive father. The jurors are from all walks of life, and bring with them their own opinions, prejudices, fears, and personal demons
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( visu )
14 editions published between 1983 and 1992 in English and held by 877 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the humorous and sentimental fortunes of the four March sisters as they grew into young ladies in nineteenth-century New England
The Alamo by John Wayne( visu )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 876 libraries worldwide
This film depicts a pivotal event in American history--when 185 "Texicans" banded together in a crumbling adobe mission to hold off an army of 7,000 Mexican troops long enough to insure the eventual independence of Texas. Side 4 and 5- contains interviews and scenes from the making of the Alamo
 
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MGM Family Entertainment.
MGM/UA Home Entertainment.
MGM/UA Home Video
MGM United Artists.
Languages
English (353)
French (14)
German (3)
Spanish (2)
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