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Most widely held works about Universal Pictures Company
Most widely held works by Universal Pictures Company
Pride & prejudice ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,720 libraries worldwide
Mr. Bennet is an English gentleman living in Hartfordshire with his overbearing wife and 5 daughters. There is the beautiful Jane, the clever Elizabeth, the bookish Mary, the immature Kitty and the wild Lydia. Unfortunately, if Mr. Bennet dies their house will be inherited by a distant cousin whom they have never met. The family's future happiness and security is dependent on the daughters making good marriages. Life is uneventful until the arrival in the neighbourhood of the rich gentleman Mr. Bingley, who rents a large house so he can spend the summer in the country. Mr Bingley brings with him his sister and the dashing, rich, but proud Mr. Darcy. Love soon buds for one of the Bennet sisters, while another sister may have jumped to a hasty prejudgment. For the Bennet sisters many trials and tribulations stand between them and their happiness.
Spartacus ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 1,715 libraries worldwide
Spartacus is the bold gladiator slave who leads a massive slave revolt against Imperial Rome in this epic true account of man's eternal struggle for freedom.
The birds ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and held by 1,549 libraries worldwide
When Melanie Daniels rolls into Bodega Bay in pursuit of eligible bachelor Mitch Brenner, the small California town is inexplicably attacked by thousands of birds.
The Land before time ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 1,487 libraries worldwide
Littlefoot, a young brontosaurus, sets off on a journey in search of the Great Valley where dinosaurs can live in peace and safety. On this amazing journey, he meets four other young dinosaurs and they have incredible adventures.
The Express ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,070 libraries worldwide
Witness the inspirational true story of a real American hero, Ernie Davis. Rising from humblest of beginnings, Ernie Davis overcame impossible odds to become the first African-American to win college football's greatest honor-the Heisman Trophy.
Destry rides again ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1939 and 2008 in English and held by 985 libraries worldwide
"Destry, a mild-mannered deputy who doesn't like guns ... is called to restore order to the hopelessly corrupt frontier town of Bottleneck. Though reluctant to undertake such an enormous task, he's soon roped into action after meeting the seductive Frenchy, an alluring saloon girl who belts out unforgettable show-stoppers like "The Boys in the Back Room," while winning the hero's heart."--Container.
My man Godfrey ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in English and held by 979 libraries worldwide
A zany millionaire family invites a tramp to be their butler.
Shenandoah ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1978 and 2003 in English and held by 979 libraries worldwide
A Virginia farmer during the Civil War refuses to support either the Confederacy or the Union until his son is taken prisoner and, seeing the horrors of war first-hand, he is forced at last to take his stand.
Imitation of life ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 795 libraries worldwide
1934 version: Two single mothers join together to form a successful business, but find that material success does nothing to stabilize their personal lives.
Alfred Hitchcock's Shadow of a doubt ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1942 and 2006 in English and held by 773 libraries worldwide
Joseph Cotten stars as Uncle Charlie, a calculating and charming killer who hides out in his relatives' small hometown. There, he befriends his favorite niece and namesake, Young Charlie. But she begins to suspect he may be the famed Merry Widow murderer. A deadly game of cat and mouse ensues as the psychopathic killer plots the death of his young niece to protect his secret.
The Naked City ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 724 libraries worldwide
Jean Dexter is an attractive blonde model who is murdered in her New York City apartment. Homicide detectives Dan Muldoon and Jimmy Halloran investigate. Suspicion falls on various shifty people who all prove to have some connection with a string of apartment burglaries. Then a burglar is found dead who once had an elusive partner named Willie.
Primary colors ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 700 libraries worldwide
Jack Stanton is a virtually unknown Southern governor on a quest for the White House with his strong, savvy and equally ambitious wife, Susan. Running against the odds, the Stantons need all the help they can get from their extremely colorful political team. Together, they take off on a hilarious, heart-wrenching and ultimately history-making roller coaster ride to the top.
The Bank dick ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 648 libraries worldwide
Egbert Souse accidentally foils a bank robbery and is hired as a bank guard.
Island of the Blue Dolphins ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in English and held by 593 libraries worldwide
An Indian girl lived alone for eighteen years on an isolated island off the California coast when her tribe emigrated and she was left behind. This is the true story of Karana and her fight for survival.
Ernest Hemingway's The killers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 579 libraries worldwide
Melodramatic thrillers based on the Hemingway story about two hit men and their target, who accepts his fate as though he were already dead.
Bend of the river ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 558 libraries worldwide
As a former outlaw turned wagon train guide, Stewart is pitted against warring Indians, murderous hijackers and a traitorous ally as he attempts to lead a group of settlers through the treacherous Oregon wilderness.
The far country ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 546 libraries worldwide
A solid western saga set against the colorful, scenic backdrop of Alaskan mining camps.
Charade ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in English and held by 542 libraries worldwide
A Parisienne finds her husband murdered and soon is pursued by four strange men, with only a handsome, suspicious stranger to help her.
My little chickadee ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1939 and 2006 in English and held by 477 libraries worldwide
A shady lady and an incompetent cardshark unmask a villain in the old west.
Touch of evil ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1958 and 2006 in English and held by 477 libraries worldwide
An elaborate mystery involving a corrupt police official in a squalid town on the Mexican border and a murder that ensnares a narcotics agent and his wife.
American Civil War (1861-1865) Animated films Austen, Jane,--1775-1817 Bennet, Elizabeth (Fictitious character) Biographical films Birds--Behavior California--Bodega Bay Children's films Comedy films Comedy films Courtship Darcy, Fitzwilliam (Fictitious character) Detective and mystery films Detective and mystery films Dinosaurs Drama England Feature films Feature films Fiction Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Frontier and pioneer life Gladiators History Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character) Horror films Horror films Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Motion pictures Revolutionaries Romance films Rome Silent films Sisters Social classes Social history Spartacus,--d. 71 B.C Thrillers (Motion pictures) Triangles (Interpersonal relations) United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War films West (U.S.) Western films Western films Women--Social conditions Young women
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