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Universal Pictures Company

Overview
Works: 998 works in 1,844 publications in 3 languages and 47,647 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  History  Detective and mystery films  Fiction  Film noir  Children's films  Romantic plays  Animated films 
Roles: Producer, pmn, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Pride & prejudice by Joe Wright( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 2,243 WorldCat member 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
The land before time by Judy Freudberg( Visual )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 1,455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"La deslumbrante Edición de Aniversario de En busca del valle encantado, que ofrecen Steven Spielberg y George Lucas, nos presenta a Piecito, Cera, Púas, Patito y Petrie y narra la historia de su primera jornada juntos la emocionante búsqueda de exuberante y legendario Gran Valle. A lo largo del camino, los amigos prehistóricos superan varios desafios y aprenden el valor del trabajo en equipo y del la amistad. Este encantador clásico es la aventura que lo comenzó todo, y continúa capturando los corazones de niños y adultos por igual."--Cover
My man Godfrey by Gregory La Cava( Visual )

28 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in English and held by 1,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a riotous society scavenger hunt for a "forgotten man," Lombard finds Powell living in a rubbish dump. She hires him as a butler; and he changes each member of her rich, mad family, while finding new purpose in his own life. A classic screwball comedy of the 1930's
Destry rides again by George Marshall( Visual )

12 editions published between 1939 and 2008 in English and held by 1,193 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
Shenandoah by Andrew V McLaglen( Visual )

12 editions published between 1965 and 2004 in English and held by 1,192 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
The Express by Gary Fleder( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,107 WorldCat member 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
Shadow of a doubt by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

12 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in English and held by 1,047 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
Ernest Hemingway's The killers( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 919 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
Primary colors by Mike Nichols( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Buscando alguien en quien creer, el joven idealista Henry Burton (Adrian Lester), se une a la campaña presidencial por un brillante estratega político, una leal fanática responsable de seguridad, una bella publicista en busca de amor, y por supuesto a Jack. La campaña enredada en un escándalo sexual, desemmascara un mundo que alterna entre la mentira, el amor , la desilución, y una ambigua realidad que forma parte de la vida de todos los norteamericanos. "--Envase
The naked city by Jules Dassin( Visual )

10 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in English and held by 887 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
Imitation of life by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

13 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in English and held by 886 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
Popstar : never stop never stopping( Visual )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 801 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
Spartacus by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

20 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 749 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 )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 647 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 )

8 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
Dressed to kill by Roy William Neill( Visual )

44 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hypnotism, blackmail and fiendish murders lead Holmes and Watson straight to the evil Professor Moriarty and his lovely accomplice
Marlene Dietrich : the glamour collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 512 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. Golden earrings: A Hungarian gypsy rescues a British intelligence officer and helps him to accomplish his mission
Uncle Tom's cabin( Visual )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 508 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
W.C. Fields comedy collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's a gift: "Harold Bissonette, a bungling, henpecked grocer dreaming of California's golden sunshine. A small inheritance from his Uncle Bean tempts Bissonette to sell everything and buy an orange ranch--sight unseen. Along the way, he matches wits with dogs, children and chicken feathers, snatching success from the jaws of defeat at the last madcap minute"--Container
My little chickadee by Edward Cline( Visual )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and held by 494 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. The newlyweds stop in the town of Greasewood where Twillie's exaggerated tales of adventures earn him the honor of becoming the sheriff of the town and bartender at "The Last Gasp" saloon. Mishaps magnify as West continues her flirtatious ways leading to one of the funniest scenes in the film -- when the masked bandit visits again and he's not at all who Flowerbelle expects! -- Container
 
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controlled identityUniversal Pictures Corporation

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Universal Motion Picture Manufacturing Company

Universal Pictures Company, inc. (Incorporated 1936)

Universal Pictures Corporation

Universal Studios

Languages
English (252)

Spanish (3)

German (2)

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The land before timeMy man GodfreyDestry rides againShadow of a doubtErnest Hemingway's The killersSpartacusThe Bank dickMarlene Dietrich : the glamour collectionMy little chickadee