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First National Pictures

Overview
Works: 340 works in 544 publications in 1 language and 4,805 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Film noir  Detective and mystery films  Crime films  Silent films  History  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by First National Pictures
The big sleep by Howard Hawks( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le détective privé Phil Marlowe est chargé par le général Sternwood de retrouver son gendre disparu. Il est aidé dans cete tâche par Vivian, fille aînée du général, qui a des dettes de jeu, et se trouve ainsi "tenue" par Eddie Mars. Marlowe s'entête, soulève le couvercle d'un brouet écoeurant, découvre la vérité (la mort du gendre), sauve la mise de la jeune soeur Carmen, et aime enfin tranquillement Vivian
Steamboat Bill, Jr. by Charles Riesner( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Steamboat Bill, Jr.] Un jeune homme gâté est obligé par son père à s'engager comme matelot sur le Mississippi. [Convict 13] Keaton doit composer avec la vie de prisonnier. [Daydreams] Keaton pratique plusieurs métiers afin de trouver celui qui lui convient
Little Caesar by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

14 editions published between 1930 and 2010 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cesare, alias Rico, Bandello (Robinson) and his cohort Joe Massara (Fairbanks) head for the big city looking for power and quick riches. A determined man, he ruthlessly pushes his way to the top of the mob
Go West by Buster Keaton( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Go West] A hapless young man, heeding the expansionist call of Horace Greeley, idealistically hops a freight train to meet his destiny. [The scarecrow] Follows the unhealthy competition between roommates vying for the attentions of a young lady. [The paleface] Buster helps a Native American tribe defend their land from greedy developers
Casablanca by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"You must remember this ... ". For the sentimentalists among us, "Casablanca" is *the* great movie of all times: exotic locale, Nazi villains, a bitter-sweet love triangle, and the 1940's Warner Brothers stock company fighting World War II as it should have been fought-- "Play it, Sam."
Battling Butler by Buster Keaton( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El padre de Alfred quiere hacer un hombre de provecho de él, así que le envía a una cacería, donde lo único que caza es un pollo. Se enamora de una chica de la montaña. Cuando el padre y los hermanos de la chica se ríen de él, se les informa de que él es Alfred "Batling" Butler, el campeón de los boxeadores
Casablanca( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"You must remember this ... ". For the sentimentalists among us, "Casablanca" is *the* great movie of all times: exotic locale, Nazi villains, a bitter-sweet love triangle, and the 1940's Warner Brothers stock company fighting World War II as it should have been fought-- "Play it, Sam."
Angels with dirty faces by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Un sacerdote presencia impotente cómo los niños marginados de su parroquia sucumben a las malas influencias de un criminal que fue compañero suyo de la infancia. Sin embargo, con el tiempo los dos hombres siguieron caminos muy diferentes: uno abrazó el sacerdocio y el otro se convirtió en un gángster."
Gold diggers of 1935 by Busby Berkeley( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical comedy film about various hotel employees & quirky rich folks, set in a fictional New Hampshire resort
Seven chances by Buster Keaton( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Seven chances] A romantically jinxed young man must marry by 7 PM to inherit seven million dollars. While fate seems to thwart his efforts to woo the object of his true affection, public announcement of his strange predicament provides him with a throng of would-be brides. [Neighbors] Buster tries to woo his tenement sweetheart in spite of the barriers that stand between them. [The balloonatic] Buster is carried by hot air from a cityside amusement park to the rustic country where he ineptly struggles for survival and again somehow manages to stumble into romance."--Container
Nancy Drew-- reporter by Kenneth Gamet( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Nancy Drew wins a journalism contest it starts her down a trail of trouble as she tries to crack the case she's covering for the paper and prove another girl innocent of murder charges
White heat by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur 'Cody' Jarrett is the unstable, murderous leader of a gang that specializes in robberies. Verna is his selfish, unfaithful wife. Big Ed harbors schemes to kill Cody, steal his wife, and take over the gang. Cody is devoted to his Mother, a no-nonsense elderly woman, who is part of the gang and provides his emotional support. Vic Pardo is his trusted cell mate and friend. But Pardo is really Hank Fallon-a government agent-put in the same prison to catch Cody doing something that can send him to "the chair."
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of an orphan born in a workhouse who is starved, mistreated, sold as an apprentice and finally runs away to London
College by James W Horne( Visual )

6 editions published between 1927 and 2005 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(College) Ronald is an idealistic freshman who attends Clayton College in pursuit of higher learning, but finds himself instead embroiled in a war of athletics as he fights for the heart of his beloved coed, Mary. (The electric house) Buster turns an ordinary dwelling into an automated funhouse. (Hard luck) A suicidal Buster makes a final effort at fitting in with society at a swank country club. (The blacksmith) Mechanical mayhem is wrought in a blacksmith's shop
The great lie by Edmund Goulding( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Band of angels by Clark Gable( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of privileged society of the Old South, the shame of slave auctions and the clashes between North and South, black and white, man and woman
The general by Buster Keaton( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about a young southerner who repeatedly tried to enlist in the Confederate Army but was refused because he was of more value to the cause as the engineer of his train, The General
Objective, Burma! by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a group of paratroopers are dropped into the Burmese jungle to destroy a Japanese radar station, they must make their way back through 200 miles of jungles and swamps while avoiding enemy soldiers
The lost world by Harry O Hoyt( Visual )

12 editions published between 1925 and 2003 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Challenger, the man of vision who persuades his skeptical colleagues to return with him to a remote South American plateau where he has discovered living dinosaurs. Resisting danger and death, Challenger's party return to London in triumph with a captive Brontosaurus. But the beast excapes, turning the city into a shambles and standing the 20th century on it's head
Possessed( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A solitary, emotionally unstable private nurse obsessively attempts to regain the love of a callous bachelor, which ultimately drives her into madness--and murder
 
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