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Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)

Overview
Works: 3,311 works in 8,073 publications in 6 languages and 250,475 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film noir  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Musical films  Historical films  Gangster films  History  War films 
Roles: Producer, prn, Distributor, isb
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)
My fair lady by George Cukor( Visual )

63 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 5,340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Cockney waif is transformed by Professor Henry Higgins into an elegant lady
The Maltese falcon by John Huston( Visual )

73 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 4,521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Maltese falcon, Sam Spade is a partner in a private-eye firm who finds himself hounded by police when his partner is killed while tailing a man. The woman who asked his partner to follow the man turns out to be someone who is not what she says she is, and is really involved in something to do with the 'Maltese Falcon', a gold-encrusted life-sized statue of a falcon, the only one of its kind. In Satan met a lady, Sam Spade is now PI Ted Shane, pulled into the hunt for the jewel-filled Horn of Roland
The searchers by John Ford( Visual )

71 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 4,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wayne plays ex-Confederate soldier Ethan Edwards, an Indian-hater who believes more in bullets than words. He's out to find his young niece, who's been taken captive by the renegade Comanches who massacred her family
A streetcar named Desire by Elia Kazan( Visual )

54 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 4,203 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
Casablanca by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

79 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 4,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The romantic lovers' triangle between the impossibly heroic Czech Resistance leader Victor Laszlo, his beautiful wife Ilsa and her ex-lover, cynical American Rick Blaine is still the same old story, but it's never looked better
Rebel without a cause by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

55 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The teen-aged 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
Bonnie and Clyde by Arthur Penn( Visual )

40 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mixture of comedy and brutal violence, this film is based on the exploits of the notorious American outlaws of the 1930's, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow
The treasure of the Sierra Madre by John Huston( Visual )

40 editions published between 1947 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,814 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
Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Mike Nichols( Visual )

35 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in English and held by 2,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A freewheeling, headlong slide into the corrosive hell of a marriage twisted by years of hatred and humiliation
Strangers on a Train by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

50 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in English and French and held by 2,621 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 big sleep by Howard Hawks( Visual )

53 editions published between 1945 and 2016 in English and held by 2,555 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
Frank Capra's Arsenic and old lace by Frank Capra( Visual )

30 editions published between 1944 and 2010 in English and held by 2,489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mirthful murder Cary-ed off in slapstick, slap-happy style! Cary Grant and a stellar cast romp through this classic farce based on Joseph Kesselring's 1941 Broadway hit and breezily directed by Frank Capra. Frazzled drama critic Mortimer Brewster (Grant) has two aunts (Josephine Hull and Jean Adair) who ply lonely geezers with poisoned libations, on sociopathic brother (Raymond Massey) who looks like Boris Karloff, one bonkers brother (John Alexander) who thinks he's Teddy Roosevelt, one impatient new bride (Priscilla Lane) -- and only one night to make it turn out all right. In this circus' center ring is Grant, twisting his face into a clown's gallery of flabbergasted reactions and transforming his natural athletic grace into a rubber-legged comic ballet. You'll die laughing. - Container
The music man by Robert Preston( Visual )

23 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A con man in the guise of a traveling salesman gets off the train in River City, Iowa. He convinces the town to finance a children's marching band instead of a pool hall
Giant by George Stevens( Visual )

30 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Edna Ferber's epic novel of a wealthy Texas cattle rancher who marries a strong-willed Virginia woman and the problems they encounter with politics and prejudices of the time. Bonus features include multiple documentaries
The adventures of Robin Hood by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

39 editions published between 1938 and 2017 in English and Italian and held by 2,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rebel outlaw Robin Hood outwits the Sheriff of Nottingham and Guy of Gisbourne, and saves the throne for the absent King Richard I
Yankee Doodle Dandy by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

33 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,145 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
East of Eden by Elia Kazan( Visual )

35 editions published between 1954 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a California farming valley in 1913 a complex, anguished younger son rebels against his stern father and discovers that his mother, believed dead, runs a nearby brothel. The film is an exploration of adolescence, the search for love, and of father-son relationships
Alfred Hitchcock's Dial M for Murder by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

22 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in English and held by 1,996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Alfred Hitchcock's screen version of Frederick Knott's stage hit Dial M for murder is a tasty blend of elegance and suspense casting Grace Kelly, Ray Milland and Robert Cummings as the points of a romantic triangle. She loves Cummings; her husband Milland plots her murder. But when he dials a Mayfair exchange to set the plot in motion, his right number gets the wrong answer- and gleaming scissors become a deadly weapon. Dial "M" for the Master of Suspense at his most stylish"--Edited from container
To have and have not by Howard Hawks( Visual )

28 editions published between 1944 and 2016 in English and held by 1,979 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 )

37 editions published between 1948 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A disillusioned returning World War II veteran has lost the will to fight ... until he arrives at a rundown hotel in Key Largo. There a mobster holes up against a raging storm, holding the veteran, the hotel owner and the owner's widowed daughter-in-law at gunpoint
 
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Frank Capra's Arsenic and old lace
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The searchersCasablancaRebel without a causeThe treasure of the Sierra MadreWho's afraid of Virginia Woolf?The big sleepFrank Capra's Arsenic and old laceThe music man
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controlled identityWarner Bros. Inc.

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Warner Bros. Pictures New York, NY

Warner Bros. Productions Corp.

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Warner Brothers Pictures (1923-1967)

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