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Republic Pictures Corporation

Overview
Works: 1,323 works in 2,953 publications in 1 language and 46,050 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Christmas films  War films  Western films  Biographical films  Science fiction films  Romantic comedy films  Horror films  History 
Roles: prn, Producer, Distributor, Publisher, pre, isb
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Republic Pictures Corporation
The quiet man by John Ford( Visual )

51 editions published between 1952 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Ford's The Quiet Man celebrates one of Hollywood's most romantic and enduring epics. The first American feature to be filmed in Ireland's picturesque countryside, Ford richly imbued this masterpiece with his love of Ireland and its people. Sean Thornton is an American boxer who swears off fighting after he accidentally kills an opponent in the ring. Returning to the Irish town of his youth, he finds happiness when he falls in love with the fiery Mary Kate
Sands of Iwo Jima by Allan Dwan( Visual )

33 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and held by 1,368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stryker, a hard-nosed Marine sergeant prepares a company of recruits for combat in World War II's Pacific Theater. The new unit's training is soon put to the test in a full-scale battle against the Japanese on Iwo Jima. The famous flag-raising on Mt. Suribachi is depicted near the film's conclusion
Invasion of the body snatchers by Don Siegel( Visual )

27 editions published between 1955 and 2007 in English and held by 1,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plant-like extraterrestrials have invaded Santa Mira, a small town in California, replicating the villagers in giant seed "pods" and taking possession of their souls while they sleep. In a terrifying race, for his life, Dr. Bennell escapes to warn the world of the deadly invasion of the pod people
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

44 editions published between 1948 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleventh century Scottish nobleman Macbeth is led by an evil prophecy and his ruthless yet desirable wife to the treasonous act that makes him king. But he does not enjoy his newfound, dearly-won kingship
The bells of St. Mary's by Leo McCarey( Visual )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Easy-going Father O'Malley and iron-willed Sister Benedict find themselves in a subtle battle of wits over how the children should be educated at St. Mary's parochial school. Meanwhile, the skinflint businessman next door wants the school condemned
John Steinbeck's the red pony( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of conflict between a nine-year-old boy, his father and the family's hired man. The son works his way from despair to contentment with the aid of a small red pony
The Pawnbroker by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

8 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in English and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A long time ago, Sol Nazerman was a professor. He had a wife, children. Then the Germans came. Sol survived the concentration camp, his family did not. Now, as the pawnbroker in a shop owned by a racketeer, he grows increasingly bitter and callous, withdrawing still further from the world around him. His eager assistant Jesus looks to him as both a teacher and a father figure, but Sol eschews involvement or compassion. This detachment leads to a tragedy, which awakens Sol's humanity, wherein he can finally acknowledge his burden of grief and guilt
Frank Capra's It's a wonderful life( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Bailey is not having a good day. His life in the sleepy little town of Bedford Falls has been thrown off track, perhaps never to recover. His business has failed, he's wanted by the police, and he's had a fight with his beloved wife Mary. On this disastrous day, his responsibilities and frustrations overwhelm him, leading him to a bridge and serious contemplation of suicide. It's up to an angel named Clarence to convince George that his life has been one of worth and that it's still worth living. After taking a long look at George's life, the angel offers a portrait of what life in Bedford Falls would be like if George had never been born. This classic, sentimental favorite has become a Christmas tradition
Once upon a time-- when we were colored( Visual )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in English and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of growing up in the segregation-era South, in a community that faced adversity and held together with amazing dignity and grace
Long day's journey into night by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

4 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drame familial autobiographique adapté de la pièce d'Eugene O'Neill et situé dans une famille irlandaise du Connecticut en 1912. La famille dysfonctionnelle compte une mère possessive et morphinomane, et un père comédien, avare et aigri, qui boit pour oublier qu'il ne retrouvera plus jamais sa gloire passée. De leurs fils, Jamie est également alcoolique et Jim a contracté la tuberculose. Aigris, malheureux et en perpétuelle querelle interne, ils éprouvent pourtant un attachement profond l'un pour l'autre. Avec Katharine Hepburn, Ralph Richardson, Jason Robards jr. et Dean Stockwell
Father Goose( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A civilian beachcomber is tricked into duty by a crafty British naval commander during WWII. Alone on an isolated island, he is to report all enemy air and ship movements. While answering a distress call from a neighboring island he finds seven young schoolgirls and their headmistress stranded there, and is hardpressed to take care of them in his own cramped quarters
Johnny Guitar by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

29 editions published between 1954 and 2016 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saloon owner Vienna battles the local townspeople headed by Emma, the local sexually repressed, lynch-happy female rancher out to frame her for a string of robberies. Johnny Logan is a guitar-strumming drifter with a dark past who was once in love with Vienna and has been offered a job in her saloon. Nicholas Ray's epic western is considered one of the most original westerns of all time. The women are far tougher than the men and some saw a bizarre allegory for the McCarthy era Red Scare
Flying tigers( Visual )

17 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in English and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heroic story of American airmen fighting the Japanese over China in early World War II
Angel and the badman by John Wayne( Visual )

58 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quirt Evans, gunslinger, is nursed back to health and sought after by Penelope Worth. He eventually finds himself having to choose between his world and the world Penelope lives in
Indiscreet by Stanley Donen( Visual )

9 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in English and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American diplomat in London falls in love with an internationally known actress but protects himself by saying he is married
Separate but equal( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the ground-breaking Brown vs. the Board of Education case in 1954; viewers follow a young Thurgood Marshall, the lawyer who argued the racially-charged lawsuit before the Supreme Court. When the black students of Clarendon County, South Carolina are denied their request for a single school bus, a bitter and courageous battle for justice and equality begins
Freeway by Matthew Bright( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dark comedy which retells the story of Little Red Riding Hood set against a modern background. A 15-year old girl runs away from home after her mom is arrested for prostitution and her stepdad for molesting her. Along the way her car breaks down and a respectable looking guy picks her up. Turns out he's the freeway rapist the news keeps talking about and now he's set his eyes on her. However, she shoots him and escapes but is arrested by the police and charged with attempted homicide. The papers make her out to be a scumbag and the guy a victim turned hero
Bound by Jennifer Tilly( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mobster, his mistress and a tough female ex-con are caught in a dangerous plot with over $2 million of the mob's money at stake in this new, ultra-hip film
It's a wonderful life( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Bailey, a desperate and suicidal man, is visited by a guardian angel who shows him how important he has been to those around him in his life
The Republic Pictures story( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This complete retrospective features performances from Hollywood's greatest stars in a wide array of captivating classics -- cliffhangers with dastardly villains and damsels in distress, tunefull trails with the most popular singing cowboys, patriotic blockbusters loaded with action and ammunition, and the 33 films that made John Wayne Republic's biggest star
 
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Sands of Iwo Jima
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Sands of Iwo JimaInvasion of the body snatchersThe bells of St. Mary'sFrank Capra's It's a wonderful lifeFlying tigersIndiscreetThe Republic Pictures checklist : features, serials, cartoons, short subjects, and training films of Republic Pictures Corporation, 1935-1959
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Republic

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English (381)