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Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)

Overview
Works: 1,322 works in 2,670 publications in 5 languages and 169,408 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Film noir  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Biographical films  Gangster films  War films 
Roles: Producer, prn
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 )

37 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Sam Spade goes in search of a priceless statuette after the death of his partner
The searchers by John Ford( Visual )

25 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in English and French and held by 3,535 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 2,965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in World War II Morocco within a city filled with European refugees. A bitter nightclub owner helps his former lover and her Resistance-hero husband escape from the Nazis
Bonnie and Clyde by Arthur Penn( Visual )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 2,940 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 )

26 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and held by 2,863 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 )

27 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in English and held by 2,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the French Quarter of New Orleans during the restless years following WWII, this is a story of Blanche DuBois, a fragile and neurotic woman on a desperate prowl for someplace in the world to call her own
Strangers on a Train by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

14 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in English and held by 2,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychotic socialite confronts a pro tennis star with a theory on how two complete strangers can get away with murder...a theory that he plans to implement
The treasure of the Sierra Madre by John Huston( Visual )

15 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in English and held by 2,181 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 2,144 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
My fair lady by George Cukor( Visual )

20 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outside Covent Garden on a rainy evening in 1912, cockney flower girl, Eliza Doolittle, meets linguistic expert Henry Higgins. Higgins, in turn, bets his companion, Colonel Pickering, that, within six months, he could transform Eliza into a proper lady, simply by teaching her proper English. The next morning, face and hands freshly scrubbed, Eliza presents herself on Higgins' doorstep, ready and willing to be turned into a lady
The big sleep by Howard Hawks( Visual )

17 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and held by 1,982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L.A. private eye Philip Marlowe takes on a blackmail case and follows a trail peopled with murderers, pornographers, nightclub rogues and the spoiled rich
John Steinbeck's East of Eden by Elia Kazan( Visual )

18 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 1,960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The saga of three generations of the Trask and Hamilton families in the early 1900's in Northern California
42nd Street by Lloyd Bacon( Visual )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 1,856 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 )

14 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in English and held by 1,838 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 )

10 editions published between 1955 and 2007 in English and held by 1,719 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 1,716 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
The adventures of Robin Hood by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 1,676 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
Mildred Pierce by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and held by 1,674 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
Giant by George Stevens( Visual )

16 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 1,620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Director George Steven's sweeping saga of family conflict and social consciousness based on Edna Ferber's best seller. Nominated for 10 Academy Awards. Starring Rock Hudson as rancher Bick Benedict, Elizabeth Taylor as his wife Leslie and James Dean (in his final film role) as nouveau oil baron Jett Rink, this tale of three generations of Texan remains both grand and intimate
The jazz singer by Samson Raphaelson( Visual )

21 editions published between 1927 and 2013 in English and held by 1,611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The melodramatic story of a Jewish cantor's son who aspires to be a jazz singer, despite his father's strenuous objections
 
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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 manJohn Steinbeck's East of Eden42nd StreetAlfred Hitchcock's Dial M for Murder