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United Artists Corporation

Works: 2,665 works in 8,438 publications in 9 languages and 262,110 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  Western films  Musical films  Biographical films  Comedy films  Legal films  Documentary films 
Roles: prn, Producer, Production personnel, Originator, Distributor, pmn, Other, Defendant, Publisher, fmp
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about United Artists Corporation
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Most widely held works by United Artists Corporation
West Side Story by Arthur Laurents( Visual )

33 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in English and held by 5,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This musical sets the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet against a backdrop of the rivalry of two street gangs, the Sharks and the Jets, in New York of the 1950s. A young woman who is sister to the Sharks leader has her first taste of love with the former head of the Jets
12 Angry Men by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

40 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and French and held by 4,067 WorldCat member 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
Hotel Rwanda by Terry George( Visual )

30 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Paul Rusesabagina, a five-star-hotel manager who uses his wits and persuasion in striving to save more than 1,200 Tutsis and Hutus from being massacred by the Interahamwe militia during the 1994 Rwandan conflict
Bowling for Columbine by Michael Moore( Visual )

45 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The United States of America is notorious for its astronomical number of people killed by firearms for a developed nation without a civil war. With his signature sense of angry humor, activist filmmaker Michael Moore sets out to explore the roots of this bloodshed
Annie Hall by Woody Allen( Visual )

62 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woody Allen's semiautobiographical portrait of his amorous, but ultimately mismatched, relationship with co-star Diane Keaton. Allen uses satire and comedy to portray this "nervous romance" for modern times
Some like it hot by Billy Wilder( Visual )

34 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in English and held by 3,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two unemployed musicians accidentally witness the St. Valentine's Day Massacre and flee to Miami disguised as female musicians in an all-girl band
Rain man by Barry Levinson( Visual )

62 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A self-involved young man is shocked to discover that his millionaire father left most of his estate to an unknown beneficiary. The man tracks down said beneficiary, who turns out to be his brother and an autistic savant
Stagecoach by John Ford( Visual )

34 editions published between 1939 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine travelers in a stagecoach are hunted by Indians. A milestone in the history of the western, which raised John Wayne from "B" movies to stardom
The good, the bad and the ugly by Sergio Leone( Visual )

58 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,935 WorldCat member 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
The apartment by Billy Wilder( Visual )

26 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in English and held by 2,756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

C.C. Baxter, l'un des milliers d'employés d'une importante compagnie d'assurances de New York, prête la clé de sa garçonnière à quelques-uns de ses patrons, pour leurs aventures amoureuses. Ce qui lui assure un avancement rapide. Un soir de Noël, en rentrant, il s'aperçoit que la jeune fille qu'il aime a tenté de se suicider dans son appartement où elle avait été entraînée par le directeur de la compagnie. Avec l'aide d'un voisin, il la ranime. Dégoûté de son rôle dans cette affaire, il donne sa démission
Capote by Bennett Miller( Visual )

33 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1959, Truman Capote was a popular writer for The New Yorker. He learns about the horrific and senseless murder of a family of four in Holcomb, Kansas. Inspired by the story, Capote and his partner, Harper Lee, travel to the town to do research for an article. However, as Capote digs deeper into the story, he is inspired to expand the project into what would be his greatest work, "In Cold Blood." He arranges extensive interviews with the convicted killers, especially with Perry Smith. However, his feelings of compassion for Perry conflicts with his need for closure for his book which only an execution can provide. That conflict and the mixed motives for both interviewer and subject make for a troubling experience that would produce an literary account that would redefine modern non-fiction
The miracle worker by Arthur Penn( Visual )

25 editions published between 1962 and 2017 in English and held by 2,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One might, at first, assume that a biographical film about the education of deaf, mute and blind Helen Keller might be a study in mawkish sentimentality. To the contrary, it is a tough, thought-provoking and often unsettlingly honest story of two very strong personalities, clashing and ultimately overcoming incredible odds. Oscars went to both Patty Duke (as Keller) and Anne Bancroft (as her teacher, Annie Sullivan) for their exceptionally powerful performances, in this recreation of their Broadway success. (NOTE: For this film production of William Gibsonʹs award winning play, United Artists had wanted to replace Bancroft with a more bankable star, but director Arthur Penn insisted on Bancroft, thus bringing her not only commendations for this fine film, but also a long and distinguished Hollywood career.) (Bill Roth)
Rocky by John G Avildsen( Visual )

63 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rocky Balboa, a club fighter seemingly going nowhere, gets his once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to go the distance and come out a winner when fate puts him in the ring with the world heavyweight champion
Walküre = Valkyrie by Bryan Singer( Visual )

17 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 2,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the incredible true story of Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg and his ingenious assassination plot targeting Adolf Hitler, this engrossing thriller reenacts the daring operation to eliminate one of the most evil tyrants the world has ever known
Raging Bull by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

68 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De Niro stars as champion boxer Jake La Motta, who rose from the streets of the Bronx to the heights of his sport, only to find disillusionment and corruption as well as fame
Inherit the wind by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

18 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in English and held by 2,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Judgment at Nuremberg by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

23 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in English and held by 2,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American judge Daniel Haywood presides over the trial of four German jurists accused of "legalizing" Nazi atrocities. But as graphic accounts of sterilization and murder unfold in the courtroom, mounting political pressure for leniency forces Haywood into making the most harrowing and difficult decision of his career
Midnight cowboy by John Schlesinger( Visual )

35 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe Buck moves to New York from Texas to make his fortune as a male prostitute. Instead, he's conned into partnering up with small-time huslter Ratso Rizzo. Living together on the edges of society, the two outcasts develop an unlikely bond that help them survive
High noon by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

39 editions published between 1952 and 2016 in English and held by 1,885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired marshal's wedding is interrupted when he learns a killer he sent to jail will return to town on the noon train to seek revenge. The townspeople refuse to help him, so he is forced to take up his badge and guns again, alienating his new bride, a Quaker who is opposed to violence
A bridge too far by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

32 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and held by 1,883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatic recreation of an Allied airdrop behind German lines in Holland, and the subsequent disastrous Battle of Arnhem
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