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Universal Pictures Company

Overview
Works: 984 works in 1,818 publications in 3 languages and 49,527 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  History  Detective and mystery films  Horror films  Fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film noir  Children's films 
Roles: Producer, prn, pmn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Universal Pictures Company
Pride & prejudice by Joe Wright( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 2,247 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 Birds by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

16 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Melanie Daniels rolls into Bodega Bay in pursuit of eligible bachelor Mitch Brenner, the small California town is inexplicably attacked by thousands of birds
The land before time by Judy Freudberg( Visual )

11 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 1,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five orphaned baby dinosaurs work together to find the Great Valley where they might live peacefully. The enhanced original version with new fun bonus features
My man Godfrey by Gregory La Cava( Visual )

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

Based on the novel by Eric Hatch, this screwball comedy is a favorite. On a scavenger hunt for a society ball, haughty Cornelia Bullock discovers Godfrey, a dirty, dishevelled bum lurking around the city dump
Destry rides again by George Marshall( Visual )

12 editions published between 1939 and 2008 in English and held by 1,201 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 1,191 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 1,117 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 )

11 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in English and held by 1,049 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 916 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 906 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 891 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 )

14 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in English and held by 890 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
Spartacus by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

21 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 799 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
Popstar : never stop never stopping( Visual )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 755 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 Bank dick by Edward Cline( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 646 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 598 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 )

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

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson investigate the theft of friend's music boxes
Marlene Dietrich : the glamour collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 513 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 509 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 509 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
 
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Pride & prejudice
Alternative Names

controlled identityUniversal Pictures Corporation

controlled identityUniversal Pictures (Firm)

Universal Motion Picture Manufacturing Company

Universal Pictures Company, inc. (Incorporated 1936)

Universal Pictures Corporation

Universal Studios

Languages
English (256)

German (2)

Spanish (1)

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