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MGM/UA Entertainment Co

Overview
Works: 188 works in 314 publications in 1 language and 9,149 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Musical films  Christmas films  Juvenile works  Road films  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Spy films 
Roles: prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about MGM/UA Entertainment Co
 
Most widely held works by MGM/UA Entertainment Co
A Christmas story by Peter Billingsley( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy must convince his parents that a toy rifle is the only Christmas gift that will make Christmas worthwhile. Not only do his parents face what many other parents do during that time of the year, but their actions fit in with the All-American Christmas
Things you can tell just by looking at her by Jia xi ya( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of 5 loosely connected and interwoven stories showing how women deal with the variety of problems that each faces in her life. A doctor looking after her invalid mother who realizes that her own life is passing her by. A wealthy bank manager dealing with an unplanned pregnancy, a workaholic boyfriend, and a street woman who dispenses advice that hits too close to the truth. A single mother debating starting a relationship witht he dwarf who moves in across the street. A fortune teller struggling with her grief and depression as she cares for her lesbian lover who is dying from cancer. A woman police detective confronted with her own lonliness as she watches her blind sister date, and investigates the suicide of an old school friend
Octopussy by John Glen( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A circus clown is murdered in the shadows of the Berlin Wall, a heavily guarded priceless Soviet art treasure turns up at a London auction, a tycoon arrives at conferences on a love barge, served by an army of scantily-clad lethal lovelies -- a mixture of mystery and action that only James Bond can unravel
The Spencer Tracy legacy : a tribute by Katharine Hepburn( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humphrey Bogart considered Spencer Tracy to be Hollywood's best actor. "He makes you believe he is what he is playing," Bogey once said. Katharine Hepburn, Tracy's beloved companion of 25 years, compares him to "a baked potato, It's pure. It's of the earth. And it's dependable. That was Spencer." Hepburn hosts this salute featuring clips from Captains courageous, Bad day at Black Rock, Adam's rib and other Tracy hits alongside reminiscences from Frank Sinatra, Sidney Poitier, Elizabeth Taylor and more stars. This program follows Tracy's stellar career from brash young man blazing with talent to old lion showing new stars how it's done
Ronin by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of freelance intelligence agents work together to steal a mysterious package, only to have a doublecross throw things into confusion
Forbidden planet by Fred M Wilcox( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1997 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the year 2257 A.D. on the far-off star, Altair-IV, the three lone inhabitants are visited by a search party from Earth."
2010 by Peter Hyams( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While planet Earth is poised on the brink of nuclear self-destruction, a team of Russian and American scientists hurtles to a rendezvous with the abandoned Discovery spacecraft and its sole known survivor, the homicidal computer HAL. Their mission: "awaken" HAL and unravel the puzzling skein of events that culminated in Dave Bowman's last transmission, "My God, it's full of stars."
Cat's eye by Stephen King( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wandering supernatural feline's trio of adventures. The staff at Quitter, Inc. promises to help a nicotine addict kick the habit. If he doesn't, someone in his family might get smoked. Then a luckless gambler is forced into a bet involving a stroll around the outside of a building's 30th floor - on a 5 inch ledge. Then a young schoolgirl is rescued from a vile, doll-sized troll
Rain man by Barry Levinson( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Babbitt is a would-be Trump, selling high-end import automobiles with dubious pedigrees in L.A. He's also a self-absorbed, fast-talking shark--materialistic, cold, all business. When he learns his wealthy, estranged father has died, he returns home to Cincinnati to claim his share of the estate: his Dad's prize roses and a 1949 Buick Roadmaster. The 3 million dollar estate has been left in trust for Raymond, a brother he never knew he had. Determined to get "his half" of the money, Charlie steals Raymond from the institution that is his home, in order to force the trustee to give him half to avoid a custody fight. Raymond is autistic, and a mass of idiosyncratic routines and nervous habits: he won't go out in the rain; he recites "Who's on first?" when he's upset; he flatly refuses to fly. Accompanied by Charlie's long suffering girlfriend Susanna, Charlie and Raymond begin the cross-country journey to Los Angeles. What begins as an unsentimental journey for the Babbitt brothers becomes much more than the distance between two places
Poltergeist by Tobe Hooper( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Freelings have moved into a new house, following the destruction of their Cuesta Verda home by disgruntled ghosts. But the spirits, still determined to get Carol Anne, contact her through her toy phone. In order to get help, the Freeling family turns to a mysterious Indian medicine man, a medium, and a grandmother
The Ice pirates( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

10,000 years in the future the entire water supply is controlled by the evil Templar Empire. They ship frozen blocks of the precious fluid across the far reaches of space. Only the Ice Pirates, the bravest bunch of buccaneers ever to steer a starship, can hijack the frozen treasure
Nine 1/2 weeks by Adrian Lyne( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

9 1/2 weeks is the length of the affair between beautiful art dealer Elizabeth and financial whiz John. Their erotic journey encompasses violent encounters, humiliation, sexual obsession, and breaks most of the conventional sexual taboos
The Secret of NIMH by Robert C O'Brien( Visual )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A magical cartoon fantasy featuring a timid mouse who is trying to save her house from Farmer Fitzgibbon's plow. Mrs. Brisby, the mother mouse, gets help from a klutsy crow, a wise owl, and some highly intelligent rats
High society by Charles Walters( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this sophisticated musical comedy, a society wedding is being arranged in Newport, Rhode Island. The beautiful Tracy Samantha Lord is to marry George Kittredge. However, Tracy's ex-husband, the songwriter C.K. Dexter-Haven, has never stopped loving her and has hopes of winning her back. A New York scandal sheet reporter and photographer arrive to cover the wedding and complicate the tangled romances
Year of the dragon by Frank Chin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deep in the secret heart of New York's Chinatown lies a criminal menace a thousand years old, the triad, a network of ruthless corruption and power. As the new godfather of the organization, Joey Tai decides it's time to war on the entrenched interests, both Italian and Oriental, in the lucrative drug trade. A confrontation ensues between Joey Tai and Captain Stanley White and only one will survive
Singin' in the Rain by Nacio Herb Brown( Visual )

4 editions published between 1952 and 1983 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical spoofing Hollywood at time of early talking pictures
Cuba by Richard Lester( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Dapes is a cynical mercenary who comes to Cuba at the request of one of Batista's most corrupt functionaries, General Bello. Surrounded by volatile guerilla fighters and the human vultures present at all coups, he must come to terms with himself and his shifting views
 
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controlled identityMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer Film Co.

controlled identityMGM Entertainment Co.

controlled identityUnited Artists Corporation

controlled identityUnited Artists (Firm)

M.G.M./U.A. Entertainment Co.

M.G.M. United Artists Entertainment

MGM United Artists Entertainment

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