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Universal Pictures Company

Works: 2,082 works in 3,830 publications in 5 languages and 52,742 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Children's films  Juvenile works  History  Animated films  Detective and mystery films  Film noir  Western films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, Publisher, prn, pmn, Editor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Universal Pictures Company
The land before time by Universal Home Entertainment Productions (Firm)( Visual )

21 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's time for more dino-riffic fun, friendship and songs as your favorite prehistoric pals reunite in 4 exciting new TV episodes in The Land Before Time ; Through the Eyes of a Spiketail!
Imitation of life by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

23 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in English and held by 1,277 WorldCat member 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. 1959 version: Two single mothers, a down-on-her-luck actress and a homeless woman, attempt to find happiness for themselves and their daughters
My man Godfrey by Gregory La Cava( Visual )

32 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in English and held by 1,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Depression-era comedy about a rich girl who collects a hobo in order to win a scavenger hunt. She then wangles him a job as the family butler--not realizing that he is also wealthy and has been living as a hobo from choice
Shenandoah by Andrew V McLaglen( Visual )

14 editions published between 1965 and 2004 in English and held by 1,209 WorldCat member 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
Destry rides again by George Marshall( Visual )

16 editions published between 1939 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,194 WorldCat member 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
The Express by Gary Fleder( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En 1949, dans une ville ouvrière de l'État de New York, le petit Ernie Davis affiche très jeune un redoutable talent pour la course. Plus tard, après s'être illustré sur le terrain de football, Davis est courtisé par les équipes de plusieurs universités. Sur le conseil de son idole Jim Brown, il opte pour Syracuse et ses Orangemen. Au début des années 1960, l'ascension de Davis fait écho à la lutte pour les droits civiques. Les parties que son équipe dispute dans le Sud sont particulièrement éprouvantes sur ce plan. Premier joueur noir à gagner le trophée Heisman, Ernie Davis aura brillé brièvement mais intensément
Shadow of a doubt by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

22 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A calculating and charming killer hides out in his relatives' small hometown. There, he befriends his favorite niece and namesake, who begins to suspect her uncle 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
Primary colors by Mike Nichols( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 928 WorldCat member 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
Ernest Hemingway's The killers by Robert Siodmak( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and French and held by 927 WorldCat member 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
Popstar : never stop never stopping by Andy Samberg( Visual )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conner4Real faces a crisis of popularity after his sophomore album flops, leaving his fans, sycophants and rivals all wondering what to do when he's no longer the dopest star of all
The naked city by Jules Dassin( Visual )

13 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in English and held by 881 WorldCat member 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
Spartacus by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

37 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epic tale of the bold gladiator slave Spartacus, the woman who believed in his cause, and the power-hungry Roman general who challenged his convictions. Set against the background of Imperial Rome at the height of its glory, Spartacus is an inspirational true account of the eternal struggle for freedom that combines history with spectacle to create a moving drama of love and commitment
The Bank dick by Edward Cline( Visual )

13 editions published between 1940 and 2004 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Egbert Souse accidentally foils a bank robbery and is hired as a bank guard
The far country by Anthony Mann( Visual )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A solid western saga set against the colorful, scenic backdrop of Alaskan mining camps
Uncle Tom's cabin( Visual )

6 editions published in 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harriet Beecher Stowe's influential 19th century story of the pre-Civil war South. Peace-loving slave Tom is forced to submit to his sadistic master, the evil Simon Legree. Helpless slaves -- raped, tortured and humiliated -- are eventually driven to rebel against their wicked oppressors
Marlene Dietrich : the glamour collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morocco: A cabaret singer arrives in Morocco and continues her wicked career by enslaving all the men in sight, until she finally falls in love. Blonde Venus: An aspiring young actress gives up the stage to marry a scientist who becomes afflicted with radium poisoning. She returns to cabaret life and meets a wealthy playboy who gives her the money for her husband's treatment. The devil is a woman: At the turn of the century, in the port town of Seville, it's carnival week, and the blood of enemies and the passions of lovers run hot. But, none so much as those of a young revolutionary, his old friend, and the new woman who comes between them both. The flame of New Orleans: An impoverished countess arrives in New Orleans with one thing in mind, to marry a wealthy man
W.C. Fields comedy collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You can't cheat an honest man: "W.C. Fields portrays Larson E. Whipsnade, ringmaster of the seedy circus Giganticus. Whipsnade gets nothing but trouble from his performers, and his daughter (Constance Moore) is torn between a wealthy cad and a charming ventriloquist, played by Edgar Bergen"--Container
The thrill of it all! by Norman Jewison( Visual )

5 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A doctor's peaceful domestic life is turned upside down when his restless spouse becomes famous doing television commercials
My little chickadee by Edward Cline( Visual )

10 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

West portrays voluptuous Flowerbelle Lee, whose reputation is tarnished when she is seen embracing a masked bandit in her bedroom. Forced to leave town until she can prove she is respectable-- and married-- Flowerbelle boards a train where she meets incorrigible Guthbert J. Twillie (Fields). Believing he's quite a catch, Flowerbelle accepts Twillie's marriage proposal
USC-Universal Pictures Company collection by University of Southern California( Book )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Universal City Studios.

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Universal Motion Picture Manufacturing Company

Universal Moving Pictures

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Universal Pictures Company, inc. (Incorporated 1936)

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My man GodfreyDestry rides againShadow of a doubtErnest Hemingway's The killersSpartacusThe Bank dickMarlene Dietrich : the glamour collectionThe thrill of it all!My little chickadee