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Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)

Overview
Works: 1,376 works in 2,586 publications in 2 languages and 166,776 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Film noir  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Gangster films  History  Biographical films  War films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
 
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Most widely held works by Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
The Maltese falcon by John Huston( Visual )

32 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 3,764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of his partner, private eye Sam Spade is dragged into a quest for a priceless statuette
The searchers by John Ford( Visual )

22 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in English and held by 3,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Civil War veteran spends five years on the trail of a Comanche raiding party that kidnapped his dead brother's daughters. Breathtaking scenery gives a picture of frontier families separated by miles of emptiness
Casablanca by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

31 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in English and held by 2,921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In World War II Morocco, seething with European refugees desperate for passage to neutral Lisbon, only a world-weary and bitter nightclub owner can help his former lover and her Resistance-hero husband escape from the Nazis
Bonnie and Clyde by Arthur Penn( Visual )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 2,898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, who robbed banks across the country during the Depression era
Rebel without a cause by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

25 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and held by 2,826 WorldCat member 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
A Streetcar Named Desire by Elia Kazan( Visual )

24 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in English and held by 2,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being exiled from her hometown of Auriol, Mississippi for seducing a seventeen-year-old boy at the school where she taught English, Blanche DuBois arrives unexpectedly at the New Orleans home of her pregnant sister Stella Kowalski and her Stella's husband Stanley. Stanley, both repulsed and attracted to Blanche, discovers that she has mortgaged property left to both sisters and spent all the money whereby he sets about discovering everything else he can about her past. Tension between Blanche and Stanley builds as time passes and is intensified when Blanche begins dating one of Stanley's poker buddies
Alfred Hitchcock's Strangers on a Train by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

13 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in English and held by 2,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guy Haines, a tennis star who hates his estranged wife and wants to be free to marry another woman, meets Bruno Anthony, who hates his father. Bruno has a chillingly simple plan: each could kill the other's victim. No motive, no clues, nothing to link Guy and Bruno but a casual meeting of strangers on a train
The treasure of the Sierra Madre by John Huston( Visual )

13 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in English and held by 2,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two friends head into the mountains to find gold and find themselves turning into men willing to do anything, including kill, for the treasure
The music man by Marion Hargrove( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 2,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silver-tongued con artist Harold Hill hoodwinks the stubborn townsfolk of River City, Iowa into buying instruments and uniforms for a boy's band, but his game ultimately and romantically backfires
The big sleep by Howard Hawks( Visual )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 1,972 WorldCat member 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
My fair lady by George Cukor( Visual )

17 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 1,948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arrogant, irascible, and misogynistic professor of phonetics Henry Higgins believes that the accent and tone of one's voice determines a person's prospects in society. He boasts to a new acquaintance, Colonel Hugh Pickering--also an expert in phonetics--that he could teach any woman to speak so "properly" that he could pass her off as a duchess at an embassy ball. He chooses as an example a sassy, young working-class London flower seller from the slums, Eliza Doolittle, who has a strong Cockney accent. Can Higgins turn Eliza into a duchess? And will Eliza care to remain a lady for long? When the humble flower girl blossoms into the toast of London's elite, her teacher may have a lesson or two to learn himself
42nd Street by Lloyd Bacon( Visual )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 1,849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The movie musical that introduced the choreography of Busby Berkeley, 42nd Street also contains the classic plot involving a tyrannical director, egotistical leading lady and wide-eyed ingenue, all set to a standout musical score
Yankee Doodle Dandy by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

13 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in English and held by 1,840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Cagney sings and dances his way through this musical. The video is a biography of George M. Cohan, famed playwright, entertainer and composer of patriotic songs
Alfred Hitchcock's Dial M for Murder by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 1,711 WorldCat member 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
Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Mike Nichols( Visual )

18 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 1,678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George, a disillusioned academic, and Martha, his caustic wife, have just come home from a faculty party. When a handsome young professor and his mousy wife stop by for a nightcap, an innocent night of fun and games quickly turns dark and dangerous. Long-buried resentment and rage are unleashed as George and Martha turn their rapier-sharp wits against each other, using their guests as pawns in their verbal sparring. By night's end, the secrets of both couples are uncovered and the lies they cling to are exposed
Mildred Pierce by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 1,669 WorldCat member 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
The adventures of Robin Hood by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 1,653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life and adventures of Robin Hood, who, with his band of followers, lived as an outlaw in Sherwood Forest dedicated to fight against tyranny
Giant by George Stevens( Visual )

15 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and held by 1,625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bonus features: Blu-ray: commentary soundtrack, introduction by George Steven Jr., George Stevens: filmmakers who knew him -- [DVD 1]: special features -- [DVD 2]: George Stevens: A filmmaker's journey
To have and have not by Howard Hawks( Visual )

8 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in English and held by 1,588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1940, an American charter boat captain in Martinique gets involved with a young female drifter and some French freedom fighters who are trying to elude local Nazi collaborators
Key Largo by John Huston( Visual )

9 editions published between 1948 and 2005 in English and held by 1,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hurricane swells outside, but that is nothing compared to the storm that rages inside the hotel at Key Largo. There, sadistic mobster Johnny Rocco holes up, holding hostage the hotel owner Nora Temple, her invalid father-in-law, and ex-GI Frank McCloud. McCloud's the one man capable of standing up against the belligerent Rocco, but postwar world realities may have taken all the fight out of him
 
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The treasure of the Sierra Madre
Alternative Names

controlled identityWarner Bros.-Seven Arts

controlled identityWarner's Features

Warner Bros.-First National Picture

Warner Bros. Productions Corp.

Warner Brothers Pictures (1923-1967)

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The searchersCasablancaRebel without a causeThe treasure of the Sierra MadreThe music man42nd StreetAlfred Hitchcock's Dial M for MurderWho's afraid of Virginia Woolf?