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Columbia Pictures Corporation

Works: 100 works in 382 publications in 2 languages and 16,100 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Interviews  Romantic comedy films  Love stories  Comedy films  Fiction  Musicals  Film and video adaptations  History 
Roles: Producer, Originator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Columbia Pictures Corporation
His girl Friday by Howard Hawks ( Visual )
111 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in English and held by 2,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An unscrupulous newspaper editor uses every dirty trick in the book to keep his ace reporter/ex-wife from retiring and remarrying in this twist on The Front Page
This is it by Michael Jackson ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a rare, behind-the-scenes look at Jackson as he developed, created, and rehearsed for the sold-out concerts which he never got to perform. Drawn from more than one hundred hours of behind-the-scenes footage, the singer, dancer, filmmaker, architect, creative genius, and great artist at work is captured in raw and candid detail as he created and perfected his planned final London shows
The holiday by Nancy Meyers ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Amanda lives in Los Angeles and is a movie trailer editor. Iris lives in Surrey, England and is a journalist. The two live five thousand miles apart and have never met, but are dealing with the same problem: men. Amanda just broke up with her cheating boyfriend. Iris has pined for her ex. They both come upon a website that advocates home exchange and the two swap houses for two weeks at Christmas--both with a goal to forget their troubled love lives. Love ends up finding them anyways. Amanda starts a romance with Iris' older brother, Graham, a book editor and Iris starts a romance with a friend of Amanda's, movie composer Miles. With new found romance, both their lives change forever
Step brothers ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brennan and Dale are two middle-aged loafers who are forced to live together when their parents get married. When their immature antics over TV privileges and personal property take their toll on their parents' marriage, the devious duo hatch a scheme to reunite the couple
Suddenly, last summer by Joseph L Mankiewicz ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and French and held by 1,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A psychological drama about the effects of the sordid death of a decent young man upon his cousin, whose life and sanity are endangered, and upon his mother, a wealthy New Orleans widow whose diseased adoration of her son draws her into his depravity
Holiday by Philip Barry ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1938 and 2006 in English and held by 1,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Johnny gets engaged to the girl of his dreams, only to find out she's a millionaire's daughter whose father wants to be in control of their lives. Add to that a sister who is falling for Johnny, and he needs to decide who to marry and what to do
The pursuit of happyness by Gabriele Muccino ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chris Gardner is a San Francisco salesman struggling to build a future for himself and his 5-year-old son. When his girlfriend Linda walks out, Chris is left to raise Christopher on his own. Chris' determination finally pays off when he lands an unpaid internship in a brutally competitive stockbroker-training program, where only one in twenty interns will make the cut. But without a salary, Chris and his son are evicted from their apartment and are forced to sleep on the streets, in homeless shelters and even behind the locked doors of a metro station bathroom. With self-confidence and the love and trust of his son, Chris Gardner rises above his obstacles to become a Wall Street legend
Pal Joey by George Sidney ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1957 and 1999 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Relates the story of a nightclub entertainer who is also a heel. He romances a wealthy socialite to get her to finance his own nightclub, then falls for chorine he hires for the club
The trouble with angels ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mary Clancy and Rachel Devery are two mischievous students who turn a convent school upside down with their pranks. They succeed in driving the Mother Superior to distraction with an endless number of practical jokes. Their graduation is both a relief and a celebration for the Mother Superior
Penny serenade by George Stevens ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young couple experience a series of misfortunes, which puts a strain on their marriage
The grudge 2 ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Karen's sister, Audrey, been affected by the supernatural curse. Audrey is trying to find the origin of the hate infected curse and find a way to free herself. The quest involves families who are living in Chicago, a photojournalist from Hong Kong, and three schoolgirls from Tokyo's International High School. This group of unrelated strangers try to find and stop the curse before it becomes too late
Picnic by William Inge ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story covers one Labor Day week-end in a small Kansas town, and tells about the impact a virile drifter has on the lives of several women in town
My sister Eileen by Richard Quine ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1942 and 2006 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two Ohio girls move to New York City to seek their fortunes: Eileen as an actress, her sister as a writer. Their apartment is a magnet for an assortment of zany characters
King Rat by James Clavell ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A drama depicting the character destruction wrought by an American corporal on the Allied soldiers in a Japanese prison camp in the julgles of Malaya toward the end of World War II
The violent men ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A large sprawling western drama about a ruthless land baron who loses his grip on things due to violent forces opposing him
Queen bee by Ranald MacDougall ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A drama showing how a neurotic, insincere Southern woman brings unhappiness to her husband, family, and friends in an attempt to insure her own security and position of dominance
The solid gold Cadillac by Richard Quine ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A small stockholder upsets a huge corporation and eventually causes the removal of a crooked board of directors
The harder they fall by Budd Schulberg ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1956 and 1992 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bogart plays a sportswriter who joins forces with a corrupt promoter. Together they manipulate the public and a boxer into believing he has a shot at the heavy-weight title
The reckless moment by Max Ophuls ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With her husband out of town, Lucia Harper has her hands full keeping her household in order. Her headstrong daughter, Bea, has taken up with a louse named Ted Darby and persists in meeting him despite her mother's warnings. During one tryst, Bea and Darby quarrel violently. Bea accidentally kills Darby and runs away. To protect her family, Lucia disposes of the body. Because of this rash act, she faces not only a murder investigation, but two ruthless blackmailers, Donnelly and Nagle. Fortunately for the Harper family, Donnelly has a change of heart and becomes their savior
The notorious landlady ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William Gridley, an American diplomat in London, gets mixed up with his beautiful landlady, Carlye Hardwick. Gridley discovers that she is suspected of murdering her husband and fears he may be next although he has fallen in love with her. Carlye's estranged husband suddenly shows up looking for a fortune in jewels hidden in the Hardwick house. Then during an argument, Caryle accidently makes her husband as dead as everyone thinks. But a witness, who also has designs on the loot, gets her acquitted
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