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Paramount Pictures, Inc

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Works: 1,279 works in 1,782 publications in 3 languages and 43,703 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Comedy films  Love stories  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Producer, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Double indemnity by Billy Wilder ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,744 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
For whom the bell tolls by Sam Wood ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1970 and 2004 in English and held by 1,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The story of Robert Jordan (Cooper), 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 (Katina Paxinou), the dangerously undependable Pablo (Akim Tamiroff), and the lovely, innocent Maria (Bergman). As danger mounts, Robert and Maria develop a closeness that blossoms into one of the screen's greatest love stories."--Container
Sullivan's travels by Preston Sturges ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in English and held by 1,670 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
The lost weekend by Billy Wilder ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,666 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
Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn by MCA Videocassette Inc ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 1,405 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
The lady Eve by Preston Sturges ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1941 and 2008 in English and held by 1,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A conniving father and daughter meet up with the heir to a brewery fortune-- a wealthy but naìˆve 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
Pretty in pink by Howard Deutch ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 1,362 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
Iron man three by Shane Black ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,280 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
Road to Morocco by Road to Morocco (Motion picture) ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1942 and 2002 in English and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lone survivors of a ship wreck in the Mediterranean, our heroes find themselves in the company of Princess Shalimar (Lamour), who has purchased Bob and plans to make him her husband. This is the third "Road" picture
The miracle of Morgan's Creek ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 722 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!
This gun for hire by Frank Tuttle ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1942 and 2004 in English and French and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The hard-edged story of love, power, and betrayal set in the seamy underworld of the 1940's. Ladd portrays a cold-blooded professional killer who's been double-crossed by his client
Dora the Explorer ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Are you ready to rock with Dora? Fantastico! Because it's time to sing, dance, and explore in three exciting adventures! When Benny forgets to send his Sing-along Party invitations, Dora and Boots need your help bringing their microphone to Benny's Barn so they can call their friends to join them at the rockin' fiesta! Cross the Noisy River, pass the Rumble Rocks, and then join Dora in her special pop-star outfit to sing a special song with all her friends at the sing-along!
Make way for tomorrow by Leo McCarey ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this 'enormously moving Depression-era depiction of the frustrations of family, aging, and the generation gap' [-- Container], an elderly couple must move in with their adult children when they lose their home
NCIS, Naval Criminal Investigative Service ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focuses on the sometimes complex and always amusing dynamics of a team of special agents forced to work together in high-stress situations. From murder and espionage to terrorism and stolen submarines, these special agents travel the globe to investigate all crimes with Navy or Marine Corps ties
The nutty professor by Jerry Lewis ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Murphy stars as a shy, kind, brilliant "calorically challenged" genetics professor. When beautiful Carla Purty joins the university faculty, the professor grows desperate to whittle his 400-pound frame down to size and win her heart
Road to Utopia ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bing and Bob get caught up in a race to stake their claim to the veins of a Klondike gold mine after nabbing the deed from a couple of vicious killers
She done him wrong by Lowell Sherman ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Set in the 1890s, West plays a brash barroom entertainer with a soft spot for men in trouble, especially the mission director, young Cary Grant. She unknowingly gets caught up in a murder, as well as a white slavery ring, and sets about clearing things up as only Mae can. In between rescues she manages to perform some of her heated, hip-swinging classics including a steamy belting of 'Frankie and Johnnie.'"--Container
Beau Geste by William A Wellman ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1939 and 2009 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three brothers join the French Foreign Legion to escape a dark past. But their troubles are quickly forgotten as their courage, duty and devotion is put to the test when they are forced to fight against all odds in this acclaimed film classic
Bad grandpa ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Johnny Knoxville reprises his Jackass role as 86-year-old Irving Zisman. Zisman is on a journey across America with the most unlikely companion: his eight-year-old grandson Billy. The duo will encounter male strippers, disgruntled child beauty pageant contestants, funeral home mourners, biker bar patrons, and a whole lot of unsuspecting citizens. Real people in unreal situations, making for one really messed up comedy
The Palm Beach story by Preston Sturges ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1942 and 2006 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Money makes the world go 'round, or so Gerry (Claudette Colbert) believes when she decides to divorce her struggling husband (Joel McCrea) to support him by marrying a millionaire."
 
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