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Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)

Overview
Works: 1,305 works in 2,382 publications in 2 languages and 158,699 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  History  Television adaptations  Legends  Biography  Film and video adaptations  Western films  Juvenile works 
Roles: prn, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
The Maltese falcon by John Huston ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 3,666 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 )
16 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in English and held by 3,116 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
Bonnie and Clyde by Arthur Penn ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 2,827 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 )
22 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and held by 2,719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The teen-age son of a well-to-do family gets involved in violence when he attempts to win the approval of a gang of high-school hoodlums
Casablanca by Michael Curtiz ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1943 and 2012 in English and held by 2,551 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
A streetcar named Desire by Tennessee Williams ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 2,110 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. An uncensored version of the story of a repressed widow who visits her sister in New Orleans and is raped and driven mad by her brother-in-law
The treasure of the Sierra Madre by John Huston ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1948 and 2010 in English and held by 2,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two down-and-out Americans in Mexico meet a grizzled old prospector who piques their interest with stories of his gold-hunting experiences. The Americans gather a stake and set off with the old prospector in search of fortune
The music man by Marion Hargrove ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 2,011 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 1,902 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 )
14 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and held by 1,800 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 with 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
42nd Street by Lloyd Bacon ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 1,800 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 )
12 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in English and held by 1,794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rousing musical depicting the life of George M. Cohan--playwright, entertainer, and composer
Alfred Hitchcock's Dial M for murder by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 1,692 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
Giant by George Stevens ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and held by 1,656 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
Mildred Pierce by Michael Curtiz ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 1,651 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
Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Edward Albee ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 1,609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A couple is invited to the home of a professor and his sharp-tongued wife, and are treated to verbal battles by their hosts
The jazz singer by Alan Crosland ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1927 and 2013 in English and held by 1,557 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
The adventures of Robin Hood by Errol Flynn ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 1,551 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
Key Largo by John Huston ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1948 and 2005 in English and held by 1,539 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
Ernest Hemingway's To have and have not by Howard Hawks ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in English and held by 1,508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American fisherman becomes involved with a beautiful young drifter and a French freedom fighter who is trying to elude local Nazi collaborators on Martinique
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Warner Bros.-Seven Arts

controlled identity Warner's Features

Warner Bros.-First National Picture
Warner Bros. Productions Corp.
Warner Brothers Pictures (1923-1967)
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