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United Artists Corporation

Overview
Works: 2,750 works in 8,930 publications in 9 languages and 260,657 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Western films  Biographical films  Comedy films  Musical films  Legal films  Sports films 
Roles: prn, Producer, Production personnel, Originator, Distributor, pmn, Other, fmp, Defendant, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by United Artists Corporation
12 Angry Men by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

47 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and French and held by 3,993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts a jury of men who must decide the fate of a teenage boy who has murdered his abusive father. The jurors are from all walks of life, and bring with them their own opinions, prejudices, fears, and personal demons
West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein( Visual )

31 editions published between 1961 and 2008 in English and held by 3,814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern version of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, set in the Puerto Rican section of New York City
Bowling for Columbine by Michael Moore( Visual )

54 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The United States of America is notorious for its astronomical number of people killed by firearms for a developed nation without a civil war. With his signature sense of angry humor, activist filmmaker Michael Moore sets out to explore the roots of this bloodshed
Hotel Rwanda by Terry George( Visual )

30 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Paul Rusesabagina, a five-star-hotel manager who uses his wits and persuasion in striving to save more than 1,200 Tutsis and Hutus from being massacred by the Interahamwe militia during the 1994 Rwandan conflict
Rain man by Barry Levinson( Visual )

68 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A self-involved young man is shocked to discover that his millionaire father left most of his estate to an unknown beneficiary. The man tracks down said beneficiary, who turns out to be his brother and an autistic savant
Annie Hall by Woody Allen( Visual )

66 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic and sensitive comedy revolving about the diverse and diverting releationships of two nervous New Yorkers, Alvie Singer and Annie Hall
Stagecoach by John Ford( Visual )

37 editions published between 1939 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine disparate travelers are thrust together in a perilous journey, a ride on a stagecoach destined for Apache territory
Some like it hot by Billy Wilder( Visual )

38 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in English and held by 3,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during Prohibition, two men, sought by the mob, disguise themselves as girls and join a female jazz band. When they fall in love complications naturallly ensue, which makes for a crazy comedy
The good, the bad and the ugly by Sergio Leone( Visual )

61 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Southwest during the American Civil War, three men seek a stolen gold shipment. With greed as their sole motivation, they overcome anything that gets in their way--including each other
The apartment by Billy Wilder( Visual )

28 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in English and held by 2,724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ambitious office clerk plans to get ahead by lending out his apartment to his philandering boss, but falls in love with the boss's girlfriend
Capote by Bennett Miller( Visual )

35 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1959, Truman Capote was a popular writer for The New Yorker. He learns about the horrific and senseless murder of a family of four in Holcomb, Kansas. Inspired by the story, Capote and his partner, Harper Lee, travel to the town to do research for an article. However, as Capote digs deeper into the story, he is inspired to expand the project into what would be his greatest work, "In Cold Blood." He arranges extensive interviews with the convicted killers, especially with Perry Smith. However, his feelings of compassion for Perry conflicts with his need for closure for his book which only an execution can provide. That conflict and the mixed motives for both interviewer and subject make for a troubling experience that would produce an literary account that would redefine modern non-fiction
The miracle worker by Arthur Penn( Visual )

26 editions published between 1962 and 2017 in English and held by 2,526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One might, at first, assume that a biographical film about the education of deaf, mute and blind Helen Keller might be a study in mawkish sentimentality. To the contrary, it is a tough, thought-provoking and often unsettlingly honest story of two very strong personalities, clashing and ultimately overcoming incredible odds. Oscars went to both Patty Duke (as Keller) and Anne Bancroft (as her teacher, Annie Sullivan) for their exceptionally powerful performances, in this recreation of their Broadway success. (NOTE: For this film production of William Gibsonʹs award winning play, United Artists had wanted to replace Bancroft with a more bankable star, but director Arthur Penn insisted on Bancroft, thus bringing her not only commendations for this fine film, but also a long and distinguished Hollywood career.) (Bill Roth)
Rocky by John G Avildsen( Visual )

65 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rocky Balboa is a struggling boxer trying to make the big time. He works in a meat factory in Philadelphia for a meager wage so he also earns extra cash as a debt collector. When heavyweight champion Apollo Creed visits Philadelphia, his managers want to set up an exhibition match between Creed and a struggling boxer. The promoters are touting the fight as a chance for a "nobody" to become a "somebody". The match is supposed to be easily won by Creed, but someone forgot to tell Rocky, who sees this as his only shot at the big time
Walküre = Valkyrie by Bryan Singer( Visual )

19 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 2,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the incredible true story of Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg and his ingenious assassination plot targeting Adolf Hitler, this engrossing thriller reenacts the daring operation to eliminate one of the most evil tyrants the world has ever known
Inherit the wind by Gene Kelly( Visual )

20 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in English and held by 2,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small Tennessee town gained national attention in 1925 when a biology schoolteacher was arrested for violating state law and teaching Darwin's theory of evolution in the classroom
Judgment at Nuremberg by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

25 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in English and held by 2,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American judge Daniel Haywood presides over the trial of four German jurists accused of "legalizing" Nazi atrocities. But as graphic accounts of sterilization and murder unfold in the courtroom, mounting political pressure for leniency forces Haywood into making the most harrowing and difficult decision of his career
Raging Bull by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

69 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical film about middleweight champion boxer Jake La Motta
High noon by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

40 editions published between 1952 and 2016 in English and held by 1,882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just-married lawman Will Kane is about to retire as a small-town sheriff and begin a new life with his bride when he learns that gunslinger Frank Miller is due to arrive at high noon to settle an old score. Kane seeks assistance from deputies and townsfolk but soon realizes he'll have to stand alone in his showdown with Miller and his henchmen
Midnight cowboy by John Schlesinger( Visual )

35 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Texas "cowboy" takes a bus to New York in search of lonely, rich women who will pay for his sexual services but spends a hard winter helping a con man
A bridge too far by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

34 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and held by 1,854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatic recreation of an Allied airdrop behind German lines in Holland, and the subsequent disastrous Battle of Arnhem
 
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MGM/UA Entertainment Co United Artists

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United Artists

United Artists amerikanskt filmbolag

United Artists amerykańska studio filmowe

United Artists Compañia cinematografica estadounidense.

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United Artists entreprise américaine

United Artists Filmfirma

United Artists filmselskap

United Artists (Firm)

United Artists (Firm : 1919-1986)

United Artists Los Angeles, Calif

United artists pictures inc.

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