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Columbia Pictures Corporation

Overview
Works: 94 works in 370 publications in 2 languages and 13,301 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Interviews  Musical films  Comedy films  Horror films  Fiction  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Concert films 
Roles: Producer, Originator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Columbia Pictures Corporation
 
Most widely held works by Columbia Pictures Corporation
His girl Friday by Howard Hawks( Visual )

120 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in English and held by 2,716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A re-make of "The Front Page" with the main character as a girl reporter (Rosalind Russell). The editor (Cary Grant) wants his top reporter to cover the impending execution of a murderer rather than get married and leave the job
This is it by Michael Jackson( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a rare, behind-the-scenes look at Jackson as he developed, created, and rehearsed for his sold-out concerts at London's 02 Arena. 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
Step brothers by Adam McKay( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,353 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 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beautiful Catherine Holly is committed to a mental institution after witnessing the horrible death of her cousin at the hands of cannibals. Her rich aunt tries to influence a young neurosurgeon to surgically end Catherine's haunting hallucinations. By utilizing injections of truth serum, the neurosurgeon discovers that Catherine's delusions are in fact true and must confront the rich aunt about her own involvement in her son's violent death
The pursuit of happyness by Gabriele Muccino( Visual )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,085 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 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the rise of a nightclub entertainer who is also a heel
Penny serenade by George Stevens( Visual )

45 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young couple experience a series of misfortunes, which puts a strain on their marriage
The grudge 2 by Takashi Shimizu( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Aubrey Davis learns that her sister, Karen has been hosppitalised, she flies to Tokyo. Once there she learns of her sister's horrifying story and that a supernatural curse has been released. Audrey tries to find the origin of the hate infected curse and 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 Joshua Logan( Visual )

11 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Labor Day, drifter Hal Carter arrives in a sleepy Kansas town in hope of landing a job with his fraternity brother's family business. He quickly attracts the women in town, and his plans go awry when he falls for his friend's girl
My sister Eileen by Richard Quine( Visual )

9 editions published between 1942 and 2006 in English and held by 366 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, winding up with unwanted South American sailors who form a conga line
King Rat by James Clavell( Visual )

7 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and held by 335 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
Katherine Anne Porter's Ship of fools( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1933 on a German luxury liner sailing from Mexico to Germany, the separate but interlocking stories of the various passengers begins to unfold. Among the many passengers is a divorcee desperate for love and lost youth, a Spanish noblewoman being deported as a political prisoner, an aging alcoholic ballplayer, and a budding Nazi whose brutishness foreshadows the holocaust to come
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 )

3 editions published between 1956 and 2003 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laura Partridge, a small-time stockholder creates havoc at a a board meeting, falls in love with the former chief executive officer, and wrests control of the corporation from its selfish, corrupt board of directors
Repulsion by Roman Polanski( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychological drama of a sexually repressed beautician whose mental breakdown culminates in murder
Pushover( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cop, staking out the apartment of a bank robber's girlfriend, makes a move on her to get information. But she ups the stakes, turning the case deadly
The reckless moment by Max Ophuls( Visual )

9 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in English and held by 68 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 62 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
Where angels go, trouble follows by Columbia Pictures( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern nun convinces the wry but wise Mother Superior to take the girls on a bus trip to a California peace rally. One of the girls turns out to be an irrepressible troublemaker who breaks all the rules along the way
Me and the colonel by Peter Glenville( Visual )

5 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Polish Jew and an anti-semitic colonel are forced to flee the Nazis together in France, 1940
 
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Alternative Names

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Languages
English (281)

French (1)

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The pursuit of happynessPal JoeyThe grudge 2My sister EileenKing RatThe solid gold CadillacRepulsion