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Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)

Overview
Works: 2,962 works in 7,214 publications in 7 languages and 247,046 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Film noir  Musical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Gangster films  Western films  Historical films 
Roles: Producer, prn, Distributor, isb
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
My fair lady by George Cukor( Visual )

48 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in English and held by 5,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

71 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 4,513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of his partner, private eye Sam Spade is dragged into a quest for a priceless statuette
The searchers by John Ford( Visual )

59 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in English and French and held by 4,252 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 )

51 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in English and held by 4,215 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 her Stella's husband Stanley
Casablanca by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

72 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The romantic lovers' triangle between the impossibly heroic Czech Resistance leader Victor Laszlo, his beautiful wife Ilsa and her ex-lover, cynical American Rick Blaine is still the same old story, but it's never looked better
Rebel without a cause by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

53 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and held by 3,703 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 )

37 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,575 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 )

40 editions published between 1947 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,841 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 )

35 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and held by 2,701 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 )

40 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in English and French and held by 2,617 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 )

48 editions published between 1945 and 2016 in English and held by 2,544 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 )

26 editions published between 1944 and 2010 in English and held by 2,503 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 Marion Hargrove( Visual )

16 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and held by 2,401 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
Giant by George Stevens( Visual )

26 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Director George Steven's sweeping saga of family conflict and social consciousness based on Edna Ferber's best seller. Nominated for 10 Academy Awards. Starring Rock Hudson as rancher Bick Benedict, Elizabeth Taylor as his wife Leslie and James Dean (in his final film role) as nouveau oil baron Jett Rink, this tale of three generations of Texan remains both grand and intimate
The adventures of Robin Hood by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

33 editions published between 1938 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 2,234 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
John Steinbeck's East of Eden by Elia Kazan( Visual )

38 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The saga of three generations of the Trask and Hamilton families in the early 1900's in Northern California
Yankee Doodle Dandy by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

31 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Cagney sings and dances his way through this musical. The video is a biography of George M. Cohan, famed playwright, entertainer and composer of patriotic songs
Alfred Hitchcock's Dial M for Murder by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

25 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in English and held by 2,108 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
Mildred Pierce by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

28 editions published between 1945 and 2017 in English and held by 2,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mildred Pierce is a happily married woman with two kids, living in the suburbs of sunny California. She secretly takes a job as a waitress so that she can pay for piano lessons and expensive clothes for her eldest daughter, Veda. Her growing financial independence permits her to open her own restaurant, and eventually a chain of eateries. She has divorced her intolerant first husband, and married well-connected Monte in order to get Veda into high society. Greedy, self-absorbed Veda is still ungrateful, and demands an even greater sacrifice of her mother. Eventually, Mildred finds herself ensnared in the world of police and suspicion when Monte is mysteriously murdered
Inside Warner Bros. (1935-1951)( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Brainstorms and battles from Hollywood studios
 
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Frank Capra's Arsenic and old lace
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. (1923-1967)

Warner Bros.-First National Picture

Warner Bros. Pictures

Warner Bros. Pictures New York, NY

Warner Bros. Productions Corp.

Warner Brothers

Warner Brothers (1923-1967)

Warner Brothers Pictures

Warner Brothers Pictures (1923-1967)

Warner Brothers Pictures (1969- )

Warner Brothers Pictures, inc.

Warner Communications Inc Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )

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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