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Republic Pictures Corporation

Works: 1,239 works in 2,857 publications in 1 language and 46,557 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Western films  History  Made-for-TV movies  Historical television programs  War films  Televised plays  Television plays 
Roles: prn, Producer, Distributor, Publisher, isb
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Republic Pictures Corporation
The quiet man by John Ford( Visual )

47 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,926 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
Rio Grande by John Ford( Visual )

35 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in English and held by 1,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara are embroiled in an epic battle with the Apaches and each other. Wayne leads his Cavalry troops to the Rio Grande to fight a warring tribe. His toughest battle lies ahead when his unorthodox plan to outwit the elusive Apaches leads to a possible court-martial. Locked in a bloody war, he must fight not only to save his family, but also to redeem his honor
Sands of Iwo Jima by Allan Dwan( Visual )

33 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and held by 1,357 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
Frank Capra's it's a wonderful life by Albert Hackett( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 1,355 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
Invasion of the body snatchers by Don Siegel( Visual )

29 editions published between 1955 and 2007 in English and held by 1,331 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. Miles Bennell escapes to warn the world of the deadly invasion of the pod people
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

32 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this classic story of murder, witchcraft, and revenge, Macbeth, driven by overwhelming ambition and an unscrupulous wife murders the King of Scotland and claims the throne for himself. He begins a violent reign of terror and execution in a desperate attempt to maintain his power. Haunted by ghosts and vexed by witches, he and his wife rapidly descend into the depths of madness and paranoia as the weight of their crimes proves their undoing. The 21 minutes cut upon its initial release have been put back, and the original soundtrack, with the cast using Scottish accents has been restored
The bells of St. Mary's by Leo McCarey( Visual )

18 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 1,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Father O'Malley arrives to take charge of St. Mary's parochial school only to find the institution badly in need of repair and financial support. The new pastor also finds himself in conflict with Sister Benedict, who is used to running the school with her own very definite ideas about education
John Steinbeck's the red pony by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The love of a family is threatened by a boy's devotion to a red pony and the boy's friendship with a hired hand
The Pawnbroker by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

8 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in English and held by 865 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
Once upon a time-- when we were colored( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 811 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 )

6 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in English and held by 793 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 769 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
John Wayne by Jack Duffy( Visual )

60 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in English and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A notorious gunslinger learns the ways of peace from a beautiful Quaker girl
Johnny Guitar by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

26 editions published between 1954 and 2016 in English and held by 740 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 )

16 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in English and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heroic story of American airmen fighting the Japanese over China in early World War II
Indiscreet by Stanley Donen( Visual )

11 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American diplomat in London falls in love with an actress, but tries to protect himself by saying he is married
Separate but equal( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This made-for TV movie dramatizes the events leading to the landmark Supreme Court decision outlawing segregation
Freeway by Matthew Bright( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trip through a weird world of fast food, faster kicks and one darkly funny adventures after another
Bound by Lilly Wachowski( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mobster, his mistress, and her lover--a tough female ex-con--are caught in a dangerous plot with over $2 million of the mob's money at stake
Wake of the Red Witch by Edward Ludwig( Visual )

17 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Involved in a bitter feud with the owner of the East Indies Trading Company, Captain Ralls deliberately sinks the richly laden Red Witch. His plan to salvage the wreck is thwarted by love for a woman
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Sands of Iwo Jima
Sands of Iwo JimaInvasion of the body snatchersThe bells of St. Mary'sFlying tigersIndiscreetThe Republic Pictures checklist : features, serials, cartoons, short subjects, and training films of Republic Pictures Corporation, 1935-1959The Republic chapterplays : a complete filmography of the serials released by Republic Pictures Corporation, 1934-1955
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controlled identityHollywood Television Service

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Republic Films

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