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Universal Pictures Company

Overview
Works: 822 works in 1,379 publications in 3 languages and 35,723 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Biographical films  Detective and mystery films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Animated films  Film noir  Western films 
Roles: Producer, prn, Distributor, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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First man by Claire Foy( Visual )

15 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 2,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The riveting story behind the first manned mission to the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the decade leading to the historic Apollo 11 flight. A visceral and intimate account told from Armstrong's perspective, based on the book by James R. Hansen, the film explores the triumphs and the cost, on Armstrong, his family, his colleagues and the nation itself; of one of the most dangerous missions in history
The Express by Gary Fleder( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,013 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
Shenandoah by Andrew V McLaglen( Visual )

9 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in English and held by 951 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
Primary colors by Mike Nichols( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 920 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 )

8 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 904 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
Destry rides again by George Marshall( Visual )

9 editions published between 1939 and 2008 in English and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Destry is a mild-mannered deputy who doesn't like guns who 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 such as "The Boys in the Back Room" while winning the hero's heart
Ernest Hemingway's The killers by Don Siegel( Visual )

6 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in English and held by 865 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 )

9 editions published between 1942 and 2006 in English and held by 813 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
The naked city by Jules Dassin( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 724 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
My man Godfrey( Visual )

5 editions published between 1936 and 2001 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A zany millionaire family invites a tramp to be their butler
My man Godfrey by Gregory La Cava( Visual )

16 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 512 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
Marlene Dietrich : the glamour collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 509 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 )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 494 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 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A doctor's peaceful domestic life is turned upside down when his restless spouse becomes famous doing television commercials
Uncle Tom's cabin by Harry Pollard( Visual )

8 editions published in 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

African-Americans caught in the nightmare of slavery in the Southern States during the nineteenth century
The far country by Anthony Mann( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two cowboys on their way to the Alaska gold fields are beset by swindlers
My little chickadee by Edward Cline( Visual )

7 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and held by 448 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 land before time by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 424 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 )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 402 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
Psycho by Vince Vaughn( Visual )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Criminal on the run, Marion Crane (Anne Heche) takes refuge at the motel operated by Norman Bates (Vince Vaughn)--a troubled man whose victims encounter a grisly fate at the hands of his 'mother.' Marion soon becomes the next victim and her disappearance prompts inquiries from her sister (Julianne Moore) and a private investigator (William H. Macy). They both soon discover the morbid bond linking Norman to his mysterious 'mother' at the Bates Motel"--Container label
 
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Ernest Hemingway's The killersShadow of a doubtMy man GodfreyMy man GodfreyMarlene Dietrich : the glamour collectionThe thrill of it all!My little chickadeeThe land before time
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 (162)

German (2)

Spanish (1)