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Columbia Pictures Corporation

Overview
Works: 1,579 works in 4,076 publications in 7 languages and 169,858 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  War films  History  Biographical films  Children's films  Animated films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: fmp, pre, Producer, prn, Distributor, Defendant, Originator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Columbia Pictures Corporation
The Bridge on the River Kwai by David Lean( Visual )

49 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 3,634 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
On the Waterfront by Elia Kazan( Visual )

55 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in English and held by 3,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terry Malloy is a washed-up ex-prize fighter corrupted along with brother Charley at an early age by a ruthless Mob-connected union boss named Johnny Friendly, who runs the waterfront. Malloy is now an errand-boy for the union, while Charley (in return for a college education) is now a lawyer for them. Malloy assists in the killing of a longshoreman who was talking to the crime commission investigating the union. He soon meets the dead man's agonized sister, Edie Doyle, and has a change of mind. Activist priest Father Barry argues with Malloy about morality, responsibility, and doing the right thing. Malloy's guilt, his romantic feelings for Edie, and an assault on Father Barry overwhelm him and he turns informer. Malloy's defiant testimony before the commission leads to a climactic bloody battle that wrests the union from the boss' tenacious grasp
A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry( Visual )

29 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and held by 3,084 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
It happened one night by Frank Capra( Visual )

48 editions published between 1934 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,928 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 2,845 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 )

30 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a town where food drops from the sky like rain, a young inventor 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 )

15 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 of one of American food's most influential and beloved figureheads
Howard Hawk's His girl Friday by Howard Hawks( Visual )

127 editions published between 1939 and 2017 in English and held by 2,593 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
From here to eternity by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

31 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,569 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
All the king's men by Steven Zaillian( Visual )

32 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in English and held by 2,279 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
Angels & demons by Dan Brown( Visual )

17 editions published in 2009 in English and Turkish and held by 2,169 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
The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( Visual )

23 editions published between 1967 and 2006 in English and held by 2,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton dazzle and captivate as Katharina and Petruchio in Shakespeare's comic look at male chauvinism and women's lib in the 16th century
Marie Antoinette by Sofia Coppola( Visual )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,985 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"--from container
Anatomy of a murder by Otto Preminger( Visual )

15 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in English and held by 1,979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Emotions flare as a jealous Army lieutenant pleads innocent to murdering the rapist of his seductive, beautiful wife"--Container
2012 by Roland Emmerich( Visual )

20 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Dr. Strangelove, or, How I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

39 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire in which the President of the U.S. and his military advisors struggle ineptly to avert a nuclear holocaust after a psychotic Air Force general launches a nuclear attack on the Soviet Union because he fears the Soviets are poisoning the U.S. water supply
Holiday by George Cukor( Visual )

13 editions published between 1938 and 2006 in English and held by 1,122 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 serials of Columbia by Alan G Barbour( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

March forward with Columbia through 1933-1934 by Columbia Pictures Corporation( Book )

1 edition published in 1933 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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On the WaterfrontA Raisin in the SunIt happened one nightFrank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to WashingtonCloudy with a chance of meatballsJulie & JuliaFrom here to eternityAll the king's men