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MGM/UA Entertainment Co

Overview
Works: 190 works in 327 publications in 1 language and 9,190 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Action and adventure films  Christmas films  Spy films  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
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
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1930's Britain, in the wake of a bloody civil war, the younger brother of the new King sets in motion a monstrous scheme to claim the throne for himself
Pink Floyd the wall by Alan Parker( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A burned out rock performer sits in his motel room watching war movies, and slowly loses touch with reality
A Christmas story by Bob Clark( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and held by 461 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
Octopussy by John Glen( Visual )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 351 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, only James Bond can unravel the puzzles and come out a winner
Things you can tell just by looking at her by Jia xi ya( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 325 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 with the 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 loneliness as she watches her blind sister date, and investigates the suicide of an old school friend
The Spencer Tracy legacy : a tribute by Katharine Hepburn( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 317 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
A view to a kill by John Glen( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max Zorin has an earthshaking scheme to gain control of the world computer market and it is up to 007 to stop him
Forbidden planet by Fred M Wilcox( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1997 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 241 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."
Cat's eye by Stephen King( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wandering supernatural feline's adventures provide the linking story for this thrillogy
Ronin by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 237 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
Year of the dragon by Michael Cimino( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 234 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
2010 by Peter Hyams( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While planet Earth poses on the brink of disaster, a team of Russian and American scientists hurtle to a rendezvous with the abandoned Discovery spacecraft and its sole known survivor, the homicidal computer HAL
Rain man by Barry Levinson( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Knowing his father leaves a fortune to Raymond, the autistic savant brother (Hoffman), Charlie (Cruise), the callous selfish younger brother determined to extort his 'fair share' of the family fortune. Charlie abducts his older sibling and holds him hostage. But what begins as act of selfishness, evolves into a mystical odyssey of camaraderie and self-revelation that expands the confines of Raymond's narrow world ... and enables Charlie to grow beyond the limits of his hardened heart
The Ice pirates( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 209 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 196 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
Poltergeist by Tobe Hooper( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Freeling family have settled into a new home, following the annihilation of their Cuesta Verda residence by terrifying visitors from the netherworld. But the spirits of the dead are still determined to get at the Freelings' clairvoyant daughter Carol Anne and they contact her through her toy phone
The Secret of NIMH by Robert C O'Brien( Visual )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 173 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 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tracy Lord is trying to be remarried quietly but she is persuaded to allow two reporters to cover the nuptials. By the time the wedding march begins, she has accumulated several potential grooms
Cuba by Richard Lester( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Connery stars as a cynical mercenary poised to benefit from the political upheaval in Havana in 1959
Singin' in the Rain by Gene Kelly( Visual )

3 editions published between 1952 and 1983 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical spoofing Hollywood at time of early talking pictures
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer Film Co.

controlled identityMGM Entertainment Co.

controlled identityUnited Artists Corporation

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

M.G.M. United Artists Entertainment

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