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Columbia Pictures Corporation

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Works: 1,651 works in 4,276 publications in 7 languages and 171,824 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  History  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  Romantic comedy films  Historical films  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: fmp, pre, Producer, prn, Distributor, Defendant, Originator, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The Bridge on the River Kwai by David Lean( Visual )

50 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 3,640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British soldiers captured by the Japanese during World War II are forced to construct a strategic railroad bridge which a commando team is instructed by the British High Command to destroy
A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry( Visual )

30 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and held by 3,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Chicago South Side black family experiences the impact of an unexpected insurance bequest. Each family member sees it as the means of realizing long-nurtured dreams and of escape from grinding frustrations
On the Waterfront by Elia Kazan( Visual )

50 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in English and held by 3,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young dockworker tries to break the hold of a waterfront boss
It happened one night by Frank Capra( Visual )

50 editions published between 1934 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rich young woman marries an idle playboy against her father's will. Her father holds her captive on his yacht but she escapes and, while on her way to New York, becomes entangled with an unemployed news reporter
Frank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to Washington by Frank Capra( Visual )

35 editions published between 1939 and 2016 in English and held by 2,834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jefferson Smith is a small town idealist who answers the call to duty when he's unexpectedly named to fill a vacant seat in the U.S. Senate. Determined to do some good, he sponsors a bill to create a national boy's camp, unaware it threatens to undermine a graft scheme sponsored by his home state's crooked political machine. Framed and threatened with expulsion, Jefferson takes to the Senate floor to prove his innocence
Cloudy with a chance of meatballs by Judi Barrett( Visual )

39 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flint Lockwood is a young inventor who dreams of creating something that will improve everyone's life. Sam Sparks is a weathergirl covering the town's weather phenomenon, but chooses to hide her intelligence behind a perky exterior. Tim Lockwood is Flint's technophobic father. Brent is the town bully who has plagued Flint since childhood. Mayor Shelbourne exploits Flint's newest invention so he can put the town, and more importantly himself, on the map. By-the-rules town cop Earl Devereaux has a rule-breaking son, Cal. In a town where food drops from the sky like rain, Flint hopes to create something that will change everyone's life. However, when the weather takes a turn for the worse, the residents of the town of Chewandswallow will find their eating habits have drastically changed
Julie & Julia by Nora Ephron( Visual )

16 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Vietnamese and held by 2,597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julie Powell is a frustrated insurance worker who wants to be a writer. Trying to find a challenge in her life, she decides to cook her way through Julia Child's 'Mastering the Art of French Cooking' in one year, and to blog about it. As Julie begins to find her groove as a cook, and her voice as a writer, the project takes on a life of its own. The project provides the struggling young woman with her life's purpose, to her very pleasant surprise. Julia Child has an amazing love affair with her dashing husband, Paul, all while embracing life and French food. Julie lovingly celebrates the life on one of American food's most influential and beloved figureheads
From here to eternity by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

33 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about life in the Army in the days prior to World War II. Shows the effect of Army discipline on an individualistic former boxing champion who defies the attempts of officers and men to break him when he refuses to fight on the company's boxing team. Includes actual scenes of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor
Howard Hawk's His girl Friday by Howard Hawks( Visual )

122 editions published between 1939 and 2017 in English and held by 2,430 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
All the king's men by Steven Zaillian( Visual )

33 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in English and held by 2,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A political demagogue governor of a Southern State believes that every man has his price and that the end justifies the means. The novel was loosely based on the life of Huey Pierce Long, governor of Louisiana and senator
The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( Visual )

27 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Production of Shakespeare's Taming of the shrew
Angels & demons by Dan Brown( Visual )

19 editions published in 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Expert symbologist Robert Langdon pursues ancient clues on a ... hunt through Rome to find the four Cardinals kidnapped by the deadly secret society, the Illuminati."--Container
Adaptation by Nicolas Cage( Visual )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 2,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Kaufman, un guionista de Los Ángeles, vive un periodo de crisis creativa, todo lo contrario que su hermano gemelo Donald. Charlie escribe tal como vive: con gran dificultad y lleno de inseguridades, mientras que Donald vive tal como escribe: con dejadez. Por su parte, Susan escribe sobre la vida, pero es incapaz de vivirla. Por el contrario, la intensa y aventurera vida de John es digna de una novela
Marie Antoinette by Sofia Coppola( Visual )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... portrays the ill-fated child princess who married France's young and indifferent King Louis XVI. Feeling isolated in a royal court rife with scandal and intrigue, Marie Antoinette defied both royalty and commoner by living like a rock star, which served only to seal her fate"--Container
The holiday by Nancy Meyers( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Turkish and held by 1,947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two women troubled with guy-problems swap homes in each other's countries, where they each meet a local guy and fall in love
Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean( Visual )

19 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in English and held by 1,941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inordinately complex man who has been labeled everything from hero, to charlatan, to sadist, Thomas Edward Lawrence blazed his way to glory in the Arabian desert, then sought anonymity as a common soldier under an assumed name. The story opens with the death of Lawrence in a motorcycle accident in London at the age of 47, then flashbacks to recount his adventures: as a young intelligence officer in Cairo in 1916, he is given leave to investigate the progress of the Arab revolt against the Turks in World War I. In the desert, he organizes a guerrilla army and--for two years--leads the Arabs in harassing the Turks with desert raids, train-wrecking and camel attacks. Eventually, he leads his army northward and helps a British General destroy the power of the Ottoman Empire
2012 by Roland Emmerich( Visual )

20 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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This is it by Michael Jackson( Visual )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,901 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
The tourist by Angelina Jolie( Visual )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank, a mild-mannered American on vacation in Venice, becomes unexpectedly involved with a beautiful woman Elise, but as their whirlwind romance quickly evolves, they find themselves thrust into a deadly game of cat and mouse
A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

23 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in English and held by 1,817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Thomas More, Chancellor of England, has an unquestioning faith. As a devout Catholic, More refuses to support King Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon. In quest of a son, Henry wants to marry his mistress, Anne Boleyn. When the petulant king breaks with Rome and the Pope, More resigns his chancellorship in protest. Unsure in his new position as head of the Church of England, the king is unnerved by More's continued refusal to acknowledge his suzerainty. For his stubborn convictions, More ends up imprisoned in the Tower of London. For holding devotion to God and the Church dearer than his loyalty to the King, More dies
 
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A Raisin in the SunOn the WaterfrontIt happened one nightFrank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to WashingtonCloudy with a chance of meatballsJulie & JuliaFrom here to eternityAll the king's men