WorldCat Identities

First National Pictures, Inc

Overview
Works: 488 works in 794 publications in 2 languages and 56,943 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film noir  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Gangster films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Action and adventure films  War films 
Roles: Producer, prn, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about First National Pictures, Inc
 
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Most widely held works by First National Pictures, Inc
The Maltese falcon by John Huston( Visual )

15 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in English and held by 1,831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Maltese falcon, Sam Spade is a partner in a private-eye firm who finds himself hounded by police when his partner is killed while tailing a man. The woman who asked his partner to follow the man turns out to be someone who is not what she says she is, and is really involved in something to do with the 'Maltese Falcon', a gold-encrusted life-sized statue of a falcon, the only one of its kind. In Satan met a lady, Sam Spade is now PI Ted Shane, pulled into the hunt for the jewel-filled Horn of Roland
The big sleep by Howard Hawks( Visual )

8 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in English and held by 1,715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private detective Philip Marlowe is hired by a rich family. Before the complex case is over, he's seen murder, blackmail, and what might be love
Rebel without a cause by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

11 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and held by 1,658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jim Stark, the teenage son of a well-to-do family, is overcome by loneliness, frustration and anger, which leads to violence when he seeks approval of a gang of high-school hoodlums
To have and have not by Howard Hawks( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 1,613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1940, an American charter boat captain in Martinique gets involved with a young female drifter and some French freedom fighters who are trying to elude local Nazi collaborators.--
Alfred Hitchcock's Dial M for Murder by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

6 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and held by 1,595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man devises a plan to murder his wife, not only because he wants her money, but because she is in love with another man
The adventures of Robin Hood by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life and adventures of Robin Hood, who, with his band of followers, lived as an outlaw in Sherwood Forest dedicating his life to fighting against tyranny by stealing from the rich and giving to the poor
Mildred Pierce by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

4 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in English and held by 1,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mildred Pierce is a happily married woman with two kids, living in the suburbs of sunny California. She secretly takes a job as a waitress so that she can pay for piano lessons and expensive clothes for her eldest daughter, Veda. Her growing financial independence permits her to open her own restaurant, and eventually a chain of eateries. She has divorced her intolerant first husband, and married well-connected Monte in order to get Veda into high society. Greedy, self-absorbed Veda is still ungrateful, and demands an even greater sacrifice of her mother. Eventually, Mildred finds herself ensnared in the world of police and suspicion when Monte is mysteriously murdered
Sergeant York by Howard Hawks( Visual )

10 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in English and held by 1,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Torn between religious pacifism and patriotism, Alvin York of Tenn., went on to become World War I's most acclaimed hero
Now, voyager by Irving Rapper( Visual )

9 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in English and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman escapes the smothering influence of her wealthy and very conservative mother through the help of a psychiatrist and an ocean cruise, where she finds love, which helps her to become her own person
White heat by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 1,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

White heat: In his last role as a heartless gangster, James Cagney embarks on the prison break of a lifetime in this chilling tale that features one of the most riveting finales in movie history
The wrong man by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

4 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in English and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nightclub musician Manny Balestrero is falsely accused of a robbery, an accusation that ruins his life
Christmas in Connecticut( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A magazine columnist spends Christmas with her boss and a recently retired warhero
Dark passage by Delmer Daves( Visual )

4 editions published between 1947 and 2005 in English and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man wrongfully accused of his wife's murder escapes from prison to find the real killer
Little Caesar by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

4 editions published between 1930 and 2005 in English and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small-time hoodlum rises to criminal fame and power. Adapted from W.R. Burnett's novel
The fountainhead by King Vidor( Visual )

5 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in English and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'Do you want to stand alone against the whole world?' Architect Howard Roark had head the voices of safety, convention, compromise. But Roark is a man as unyeilding as the structures he builds. And he will sacrifice everything - the woman he loves or the project he dynamites when others interfere with his design - to maintain his individuality in a world of lockstep conformity."--Back of container
Alfred Hitchcock's I confess by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and French and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A priest hears a murderer's confession and then becomes the murder suspect himself
The pajama game by George Abbott( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Employees of the Sleeptite Pajama Factory are looking for a whopping seven-and-a-half cent an hour increase and they won't take no for an answer. Babe Williams is their feisty employee representative but she may have found her match in shop superintendent Sid Sorokin. When the two get together they wind up discussing a whole lot more than job actions!
Dark victory by Edmund Goulding( Visual )

6 editions published between 1939 and 2016 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of a fast moving Long Island socialite skids to a stop when she discovers that she has less than a year to live
The letter by William Wyler( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set on a rubber plantation in Malaya, this story centers on a woman's reasons for killing a man who was a close family friend
The man who came to dinner by William Keighley( Visual )

4 editions published between 1942 and 2016 in English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pompous lecturer is forced to spend the winter inside a prominent Ohio family's home due to injury, and proceeds to meddle with the lives of everyone in the household
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityAssociated First National Pictures, Inc.

Warner Bros.-First National Picture

Languages
English (127)

French (1)

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Rebel without a causeTo have and have notAlfred Hitchcock's Dial M for MurderThe adventures of Robin HoodMildred PierceSergeant YorkNow, voyagerWhite heat