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Paramount Pictures, Inc

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Works: 1,540 works in 2,302 publications in 2 languages and 67,129 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Film noir  Superhero films  Musical films  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History 
Roles: prn, Producer, pmn, Distributor, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Paramount Pictures, Inc
Double Indemnity by Billy Wilder( Visual )

33 editions published between 1944 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A calculating wife encourages her wealthy husband to sign a double indemnity policy proposed by smitten insurance agent Walter Neff. As the would-be lovers plot the unsuspecting husband's murder, they are pursued by a suspicious claims manager. It's a race against time to get away with the perfect crime in this heart-pounding Academy Award-nominated masterpiece"--Container
Iron Man 3 by Shane Black( Visual )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Tony Stark/Iron Man finds his entire world reduced to rubble, he must use all his ingenuity to survive, destroy his enemy, and somehow protect those he loves. But a soul-searching question haunts him: Does the man make the suit-- or does the suit make the man?"--Container
Sullivan's travels by Preston Sturges( Visual )

13 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in English and held by 1,773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful Hollywood director disguises himself as a bum and sets off to see America from the bottom up. In the midst of the brutality and despair, he makes a valuable discovery--that what the downtrodden need most is laughter
Terminator genisys by Alan Taylor( Visual )

13 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When John Connor, leader of the human resistance, sends Sgt. Kyle Reese back to 1984 to protect Sarah Connor and safeguard the future, an unexpected turn of events creates a fractured timeline
Going my way by Leo McCarey( Visual )

13 editions published between 1944 and 2008 in English and held by 1,692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Father O'Malley is the new priest at the Church of St. Dominic in a working-class New York City neighborhood. He fails to make a good first impression with crusty old Father Fitzgibbon, who doesn't approve of O'Malley's golf playing, baseball game attending, or fishing. But O'Malley starts spiffing up the church and its neighborhood: dealing with the church mortgage, which is in arrears, and straightening out the street gangs by getting the boys to help him start a choir. Romantic matches are made; neighborhood busybodies are appeased. Many songs are joyfully sung, and O'Malley even arranges a big surprise for Fitzgibbon, who's homesick for Ireland
The lost weekend by Billy Wilder( Visual )

15 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A would-be writer's dissatisfaction with his life leads him on a three-day binge. This film gives an uncompromising look at the devastating effects of alcoholism
For whom the bell tolls by Sam Wood( Visual )

4 editions published between 1970 and 2004 in English and held by 1,660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Robert Jordan, an American demolition expert who lends his abilities to the anti-fascist freedom fighters of Spain. Assisting him is a band of warriors that includes the strong-willed Pilar, the dangerously undependable Pablo, and the lovely, innocent Maria
Pretty in Pink by Howard Deutch( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 1,592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She's a high school girl from the wrong side of town. He's the wealthy heart-throb who asks her to the prom. But as fast as their romance builds, it's threatened by the painful reality of peer pressure
The lady Eve by Preston Sturges( Visual )

18 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in English and held by 1,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A conniving father and daughter meet up with the heir to a brewery fortune-- a wealthy but naïve snake enthusiast-- and attempt to bamboozle him at a cruise ship card table. Their plan is quickly abandoned when the daughter falls in love with their prey. But when the heir gets wise to her gold-digging ways, she must plot to re-conquer his heart
The Palm Beach story by Preston Sturges( Visual )

14 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in English and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy of love and money, divorce and marriage, brothers and sisters
William Wyler's The heiress by William Wyler( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 1,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catherine Sloper (De Haviland) is the only heir to her stern father's vast estate. When a dashing fortune hunter named Morris Townsend (Clift) wants her to elope, she is threatened with disinheritance. On the eve of their marriage, he deserts her. Seven years later, Morris returns, and a wiser Catherine plots her revenge
Lemony Snicket's A series of unfortunate events by Lemony Snicket( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire are taken in by a series of oddball relatives and others after their wealthy parents are killed in a fire. The first to take them in is the dastardly and cunning Count Olaf, who is only interested in their inheritance
Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A song and dance man leaves showbiz to run an inn that is open only on holidays. A former partner joins him and the two find themselves competing for the affections of the same lovely lady
Ben-Hur by Lew Wallace( Visual )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic story of Judah Ben-Hur, a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother, an officer in the Roman army. After years at sea, Judah returns to his homeland to seek revenge, but finds redemption
Road to Morocco by Road to Morocco (Motion picture)( Visual )

7 editions published between 1942 and 2002 in English and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lone survivors of a Mediterranean shipwreck, our heroes find themselves in the company of Princess Shalimar, who has purchased one of the boys to be her husband, but must now face the jealousy of nasty Sheik Mullay Kassim
Cartel land by Matthew Heinemann( Visual )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the Mexican state of Michoac?n Dr. Jos? Mireles, a small-town physician known as "El Doctor," leads the Autodefensas, a citizen uprising against the violent Knights Templar drug cartel. Meanwhile, in Arizona's Altar Valley, Tim "Nailer" Foley, an American veteran, heads a small paramilitary group called Arizona Border Recon, whose goal is to stop Mexico's drug wars from seeping across our border. Heineman embeds himself n the heart of darkness as Nailer, El Doctor, and the cartel each vie to bring their own brand of justice to a society where institutions have failed."--Back of container
The Marx Brothers silver screen collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monkey business: While stowing away on a ship to America, the boys get involuntarily pressed into service as toughs for a pair of feuding gangsters
The miracle of Morgan's Creek( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flirtatious blonde Trudy Kockenlocker is disappointed that her father, gruff town constable Ed Kockenlocker, won't let her go to an army dance. She outwits him by getting nerdy Norval Jones--who's had a crush on Trudy since they were teenagers--to take her to the movies, so she can slip out to the dance. The soldiers spike the lemonade and Trudy dances with a number of GIs. During one boogie-woogie number, Trudy's energetic partner tosses her in the air, and she bangs her head on a chandelier, rendering her unconscious. When she wakes up, she discovers that she's wearing a wedding ring, and, a few weeks later, that she's pregnant. But who and where is the husband and father? Confiding only in her younger-but-wiser, wisecracking sister Emmy, she plans to get Norval to marry her. Norval is 4-F because of his extremely nervous condition, but he desires only two things in life: Trudy and to be in the army. Norval's willing to do anything to help her, but whatever Trudy asks him to do only makes things worse!
Under the dome( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The small town of Chester's Mill is suddenly and inexplicably sealed off from the rest of the world by a massive transparent barrier. The epic story of a town in peril unfolds as the residents struggle to maintain control and ultimately figure out the truth about the dome
Elementary( Visual )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Return to the scene of the crime in "Elementary: The Second Season", with all 24 gripping episodes collected on for the first time on DVD in this 6 disc collection. Jonny Lee Miller returns in this modern-day take on Sherlock Holmes, the dangerously eccentric consulting detective who's addicted to impossible cases. Lucy Liu stars as Dr. Joan Watson, his "sober companion" turned partner in detection. Together, they take on some of the strangest crimes New York has ever seen as they assist the police in uncovering clues that unlock the city's sinister secrets. Only to the very sharpest minds do the incredible solutions seem elementary
 
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