WorldCat Identities

Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)

Overview
Works: 3,075 works in 6,738 publications in 6 languages and 247,063 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film noir  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Musical films  Gangster films  History  War films  Biographical films 
Roles: Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works about Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Most widely held works by Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
My fair lady by George Cukor( Visual )

52 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in English and French and held by 5,412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

63 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 4,448 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 )

51 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in English and French and held by 4,232 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
A Streetcar Named Desire by Elia Kazan( Visual )

44 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in English and held by 4,196 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 Stella's husband Stanley. Stanley, both repulsed by and attracted to Blanche, discovers that she has mortgaged property left to both sisters and spent all the money. He sets about discovering everything else he can about her past, and tension between Blanche and Stanley is further intensified when Blanche begins dating one of Stanley's poker buddies
Casablanca by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

71 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,987 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
Rebel without a cause by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

44 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and held by 3,701 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
Bonnie and Clyde by Arthur Penn( Visual )

33 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, who robbed banks across the country during the Depression era
The treasure of the Sierra Madre by John Huston( Visual )

32 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,788 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 )

31 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in English and held by 2,763 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
Strangers on a Train by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

36 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in English and French and held by 2,658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guy Haines, a tennis star who hates his wife, is approached on a train by a stranger, Bruno Anthony, who hates his father. Anthony offers a plan: each could kill the other's victim. No motive, no clue would link the two murders save the casual meeting of strangers on a train
The big sleep by Howard Hawks( Visual )

43 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in English and held by 2,525 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, the spoiled rich, and more
Frank Capra's Arsenic and old lace by Frank Capra( Visual )

23 editions published between 1944 and 2010 in English and held by 2,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An easy-going drama critic is shocked to discover that his elderly aunts, the seemingly gentle-natured Abby and Martha, have a habit of poisoning gentlemen callers and burying them in the cellar of their old Brooklyn mansion
The music man by Meredith Willson( Visual )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 2,349 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 adventures of Robin Hood by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

27 editions published between 1938 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 2,232 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
Giant by George Stevens( Visual )

23 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 2,232 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
Alfred Hitchcock's Dial M for Murder by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

23 editions published between 1954 and 2007 in English and held by 2,148 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
Yankee Doodle Dandy by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

26 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rousing musical depicting the life of George M. Cohan--playwright, entertainer, and composer
John Steinbeck's East of Eden by Elia Kazan( Visual )

28 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 2,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The saga of three generations of the Trask and Hamilton families in the early 1900's in Northern California
To have and have not by Howard Hawks( Visual )

23 editions published between 1945 and 2016 in English and held by 1,961 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 )

32 editions published between 1948 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,955 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
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.22 (from 0.13 for The music ... to 0.53 for A new deal ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Giant
Alternative Names

controlled identityWarner Bros. Inc.

controlled identityWarner Bros.-Seven Arts

controlled identityWarner's Features

AOL Time Warner Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )

Warner Bros.

Warner Bros.-First National Picture

Warner Bros. Pictures

Warner Bros. Pictures New York, NY

Warner Bros. Productions Corp.

Warner Brothers

Warner Brothers Pictures

Warner Brothers Pictures (1923-1967)

Warner Brothers Pictures (1969- )

Warner Brothers Pictures, inc.

Warner Communications Inc Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )

Languages
Covers
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