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Paramount Pictures, Inc

Overview
Works: 1,563 works in 2,217 publications in 2 languages and 65,729 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Musical films  Romantic comedy films  Film noir  Superhero films 
Roles: prn, Producer, pmn, Distributor, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Paramount Pictures, Inc
 
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Most widely held works by Paramount Pictures, Inc
Double Indemnity by Billy Wilder( Visual )

31 editions published between 1944 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,009 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 1,801 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 1,777 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 )

16 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,683 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
Terminator genisys by Alan Taylor( Visual )

12 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,676 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
For whom the bell tolls by Sam Wood( Visual )

4 editions published between 1970 and 2004 in English and held by 1,665 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 1,591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor girl falls in love with a rich guy, and it angers both their families and their friends
The lady Eve by Preston Sturges( Visual )

17 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in English and held by 1,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A conniving father and daughter meet up with the heir to a brewery fortune, a wealthy but naive 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 )

11 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in English and held by 1,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom and Gerry, a married New York couple who are on the skids, financially and romantically. With Tom hot on her trail, Gerry takes off for Florida on a mission to solve the pair's money troubles, which she accomplishes in a highly unorthodox manner
Lemony Snicket's A series of unfortunate events by Lemony Snicket( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1,110 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
William Wyler's The heiress by William Wyler( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 1,106 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
Going my way by Leo McCarey( Visual )

9 editions published between 1944 and 2008 in English and held by 1,056 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
Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,036 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
Road to Morocco by Road to Morocco (Motion picture)( Visual )

7 editions published between 1942 and 2002 in English and held by 908 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
Ben-Hur by Lew Wallace( Visual )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 850 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
The Marx Brothers silver screen collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cocoanuts"; Groucho as a hotel owner, Harpo and Chico as con men. "Animal crackers"; Loosely centers around a painting stolen during a house party. "Monkey business"; Running from the authorities the Marx Brothers stowaway on a luxury liner where they encounter and become bodyguards for rival gangsters. "Horsefeathers"; Professor Quincy Wagstaff has just been installed as the new president of Huxley College."Duck soup"; To rescue the small country of Freedonia from bankruptcy, Mrs. Teasdale agrees to donate 20 million dollars if Rufus T. Firefly is appointed its new president
Cartel land by Matthew Heinemann( Visual )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 826 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
Under the dome by Stephen King( Visual )

8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 749 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 )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 650 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
Going my way( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When old and fading St. Dominic's Church gets a new priest (Crosby), things are bound to change. For starters, young Father O'Malley meets the crusty old Father Fitzgibbon (Barry Fitzgerald), who doesn't think much of him or his ideas. The two have their differences but O'Malley is able to inspire some neighborhood roughnecks to open their hearts and minds in a way the old priest simply could not do
 
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