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MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 2,227 works in 5,370 publications in 4 languages and 200,412 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Musical films  Horror films  War films  Christian fiction 
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)
The good, the bad and the ugly by Sergio Leone( visu )
25 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 1,892 libraries worldwide
In the Southwest during the American Civil War, three men seek a stolen gold shipment. With greed as their sole motivation, they overcome anything that gets in their way--including each other
Inherit the wind by Stanley Kramer( visu )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 1,803 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
West Side story by Robert Wise( visu )
19 editions published between 1961 and 2007 in English and French and held by 1,513 libraries worldwide
The classic story of two people from different gangs falling in love. Two disc set with special features including an hour-long documentary on the making of the film and much more
Get Shorty by Barry Sonnenfeld( visu )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English 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 filmmaker Harry 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 Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming( visu )
21 editions published between 1939 and 1997 in English and Spanish and held by 1,416 libraries worldwide
Transported to the land of Oz by a tornado, Dorothy journeys along the Yellow Brick Road with her friends the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodsman and the Cowardly Lion to ask the wizard for help with their problems
Ben-Hur a tale of the Christ by William Wyler( visu )
38 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,251 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
Fiddler on the roof by Jerry Bock( visu )
11 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 1,224 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
Coming home by Hal Ashby( visu )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 1,222 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 1,208 libraries worldwide
A family travel from Erie Canal in the eastern United States to California in their quest for land, gold and glory
Doctor Zhivago by David Lean( visu )
15 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in English and held by 1,189 libraries worldwide
A film about the Russian Revolution as seen through the eyes of a doctor/poet. Doctor Zhivago sees his life torn apart by the Revolution and the alterations also affect the lives of many around him, including the gentle woman he marries and the fascinating other woman he cannot forget
Singin' in the rain by Nacio Herb Brown( visu )
20 editions published between 1951 and 2000 in English and held by 1,099 libraries worldwide
Spoof of the early days of "talkie" films
All dogs go to heaven by David Weiss( visu )
13 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 1,079 libraries worldwide
Set in Louisiana in 1939, this animated film centers around a roguish German shepherd who finds himself guardian to a lonely little orphan who has the ability to talk to animals
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( visu )
10 editions published between 1983 and 1992 in English and held by 1,067 libraries worldwide
Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March live with their mother in New England while their father is off to the Civil War
Dr. No by Terence Young( visu )
13 editions published between 1962 and 2000 in English and held by 1,037 libraries worldwide
British Agent 007 investigates interferences to U.S. rocket launches. He is sent to Jamaica, the suspected nerve centre from where the interference is emanating, to stifle the plans of his arch enemy SPECTRE's delegate, Dr. No who will stop at nothing to control the world
12 angry men by Sidney Lumet( visu )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 1,004 libraries worldwide
Classic courtroom drama about a teenage boy accused of killing his father and the jury that must decide his fate
Overboard by Garry Marshall( visu )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 985 libraries worldwide
A super-rich and pretentious socialite winds up in the world of a struggling carpenter with four kids
Red River by Coleen Gray( visu )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 980 libraries worldwide
Tom Dunson, cattle baron, and his adopted son drive their cattle through the treacherous Chisholm Trail from Texas to Kansas to get a fair price for their livestock. Battling Indians, stampedes and dissention among the ranch hands, Tom proves that he'll stop at nothing to reach his destination
Some like it hot by Billy Wilder( visu )
16 editions published between 1959 and 2001 in English and German and held by 970 libraries worldwide
Two unemployed musicians accidentally witness the St. Valentine's Day Massacre and flee to Miami disguised as female musicians
An American in Paris by Vincente Minnelli( visu )
17 editions published between 1979 and 1998 in English and held by 960 libraries worldwide
Presents an academy award winning musical about a struggling fine artist in post WWII Paris and a lonely French shopgirl engaged to a sucessful entertainer
Poltergeist by Tobe Hooper( visu )
14 editions published between 1982 and 1999 in English and held by 936 libraries worldwide
Life is very pleasant for the close-knit Freeling family until a host of other-worldly forces invades their peaceful suburban home. It starts with just an odd occurrence or two, but soon their house is turned into a swirling supernatural sideshow. The forces at work are anything but friendly, and if the luckless Freelings don't clear out soon, they'll all be swept into a nightmarish chaos!
 
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Alternative Names
MGM Family Entertainment.
MGM/UA Home Entertainment.
MGM UA Home Video.
MGM United Artists.
Languages
English (298)
German (3)
Spanish (1)
French (1)
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