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Universal Pictures Company

Overview
Works: 2,008 works in 3,628 publications in 5 languages and 51,992 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  History  Children's films  Fiction  Juvenile works  Animated films  Romantic plays  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, Publisher, pmn, prn, Editor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Universal Pictures Company
 
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Most widely held works by Universal Pictures Company
Pride & prejudice by Joe Wright( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 2,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of lively and rebellious Elizabeth, one of five unmarried daughters living in the countryside of 19th century England, in a world where an advantageous marriage is a woman's sole occupation
The land before time by Universal Home Entertainment Productions (Firm)( Visual )

18 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When heavy rains create a mysterious "new water", Littlefoot sets off to explore the Great Valley. He quickly becomes friends with Mo, a prank-playing dolphin-like creature who can't find his way back to the Big Water. Littlefoot and his pals come to the rescue and prove the value of courage, friendship, and diversity
My man Godfrey by Gregory La Cava( Visual )

32 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in English and held by 1,270 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
Imitation of life by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

18 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in English and held by 1,264 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
Shenandoah by Andrew V McLaglen( Visual )

13 editions published between 1965 and 2004 in English and held by 1,204 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
Shadow of a doubt by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

21 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,199 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
Destry rides again by George Marshall( Visual )

14 editions published between 1939 and 2008 in English and French 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
The Express by Gary Fleder( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,099 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
Ernest Hemingway's The killers by Robert Siodmak( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and French and held by 925 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 913 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 )

11 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in English and held by 885 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
Popstar : never stop never stopping by Andy Samberg( Visual )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 830 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 )

36 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 822 WorldCat member 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 Bank dick by Edward Cline( Visual )

11 editions published between 1940 and 2004 in English and held by 645 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 )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 599 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 )

46 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three music boxes are the only clues that Holmes has to work with to find the location of bank notes stolen from the Bank of England
Uncle Tom's cabin by Harry Pollard( Visual )

6 editions published in 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story follows the life of Eliza and her protector Uncle Tom, who are caught in the brutality of slavery in the Southern States during the nineteenth century
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
W.C. Fields comedy collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bank dick: "W.C. Fields is Egbert Souse, a lowly bank guard who divides his time between the Black Pussy Cat Cafe and his dreaded family. His humdrum life changes when fate leads him to heroism, Hollywood and the good life. Packed with classic routines, including a wacky cops and robbers chase"--Container
My little chickadee by Edward Cline( Visual )

10 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and held by 491 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
 
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Pride & prejudice
Alternative Names

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Universal City Studios.

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Universal Motion Picture Manufacturing Company

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Universal Pictures Company, inc. (Incorporated 1936)

Universal Pictures Corporation

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Languages
English (297)

French (7)

Spanish (4)

German (2)

Italian (1)

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The land before timeMy man GodfreyShadow of a doubtDestry rides againErnest Hemingway's The killersSpartacusThe Bank dickMarlene Dietrich : the glamour collectionMy little chickadee