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Universal Pictures Company

Overview
Works: 1,840 works in 3,259 publications in 4 languages and 50,891 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery films  History  Children's films  Film noir  Animated films  Western films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, Publisher, prn, pmn, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The land before time by Judy Freudberg( Visual )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Littlefoot, a young brontosaurus, sets off on a journey in search of the Great Valley where dinosaurs can live in peace and safety. On this amazing journey, he meets four other young dinosaurs and they have incredible adventures
Imitation of life by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

13 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in English and held by 1,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1959 version: Two single mothers, a down-on-her-luck actress and a homeless woman, attempt to find happiness for themselves and their daughters
Shenandoah by Andrew V McLaglen( Visual )

14 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in English and held by 1,226 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
Destry rides again by George Marshall( Visual )

15 editions published between 1939 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,172 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 1,058 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
Primary colors by Mike Nichols( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 932 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
Popstar : never stop never stopping by Andy Samberg( Visual )

9 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 913 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 naked city by Jules Dassin( Visual )

14 editions published between 998 and 2009 in English and held by 880 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
Ernest Hemingway's The killers by Don Siegel( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 864 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
Shadow of a doubt by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

8 editions published between 1942 and 2006 in English and held by 798 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
Spartacus by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

33 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 703 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
My man Godfrey( Visual )

7 editions published between 1936 and 2001 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A zany millionaire family invites a tramp to be their butler and find that he is richer than they are
The far country by Anthony Mann( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A solid western saga set against the colorful, scenic backdrop of Alaskan mining camps
Uncle Tom's cabin by Harry Pollard( Visual )

10 editions published between 1927 and 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eliza flees the security of a Kentucky plantation when her young son and her dignified protector, Uncle Tom, are sold to a rival landowner. Her experiences culminate in her arrival at the swampy lair of the murderous Sam Legree
My man Godfrey by Gregory La Cava( Visual )

27 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A zany millionaire family invites a tramp to be their butler and finds that he is richer than they are
Marlene Dietrich : the glamour collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 507 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 502 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
The thrill of it all! by Roxy Music (Musical group)( Visual )

5 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A doctor's peaceful domestic life is turned upside down when his restless spouse becomes famous doing television commercials
My little chickadee by Edward Cline( Visual )

11 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and held by 469 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
The hunchback of Notre Dame by Wallace Worsley( Visual )

16 editions published between 1923 and 2007 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during the reign of Louis XI. Clopin bought Esmeralda from the gypsies when she was young. Dancing in the square at the festival, Esmeralda is spotted by Jehan, the evil brother of the good archdeacon Claude Frollo. When he sets Quasimodo out to kidnap Esmeralda, Phoebus, Captain of the Guards, rescues her and captures Quasimodo. Quasimodo is sentenced to be flogged, and the only one who will give him water while he is tied in the square is Esmeralda. After Clopin forces Esmeralda to leave Phoebus at the ball, she sends a note to Phoebus to meet her at Notre-Dame. In the garden, Phoebus is stabbed in the back by Jehan. Esmeralda is accused of stabbing Phoebus, convicted by the courts and sentenced to hang. Clopin, Phoebus and Quasimodo all try different ways to save Esmeralda
 
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Destry rides againErnest Hemingway's The killersShadow of a doubtSpartacusMy man GodfreyMy man GodfreyMarlene Dietrich : the glamour collectionThe thrill of it all!My little chickadee
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Languages
English (248)

French (3)

German (2)

Spanish (1)