WorldCat Identities

First National Pictures, Inc

Overview
Works: 419 works in 727 publications in 3 languages and 55,427 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film noir  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Gangster films  Action and adventure films  Crime films  Romance films 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, prn
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 )

16 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in English and held by 1,840 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 1999 and 2016 in English and held by 1,680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L.A. private eye Philip Marlowe takes on a blackmail case and follows a trail peopled with murderers, pornographers, nightclub rogues and the spoiled rich
Rebel without a cause by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenage son of a well-to-do family gets involved in violence when he attempts to win the 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 1,585 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 )

7 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,582 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 )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,377 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 dedicated to fight against tyranny
Mildred Pierce by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 1,270 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 )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 1,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a boy drafted into the military who begins his career as a pacifist and then soon sees the justification for fighting
Now, voyager by Irving Rapper( Visual )

8 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in English and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlotte Vale es una mujer que, aunque soporta su soltería bajo el férreo autoritarismo de su madre, consigue ver realizado su sueño: emprender sola un viaje a Europa. Durante la travesía, es cortejada por un apuesto joven, gracias al cual decide cambiar de vida, vistiéndose y comportándose como una mujer de su edad
White heat by Hua xu( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 1,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gangster escapes from prison to take revenge on the people that murdered his mother
The wrong man by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

3 editions published between 1956 and 2004 in English and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of Manny Balestrero, a musician unjustly accused of armed robbery. Balestrero vehemently protests his innocence but acts thoroughly guilty, leading a host of policemen and witnesses to finger him as the thief. The trial goes badly for Manny, but life is worse for his wife, Rose, who falls apart under the strain of his ordeal
Christmas in Connecticut by Lioner Houser( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A magazine columnist spends Christmas with her boss and a recently retired warhero
Little Caesar by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

4 editions published between 1930 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 961 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 )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An uncompromising architect refuses to change his designs and when he discovers the plans for one of his buildings has been changed, he blows up the structure and attempts to defend his actions
Dark passage by Delmer Daves( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vincent Parry, a man unjustly accused of murdering his wife, escapes from San Quentin and sets out to clear his name; but, he needs the help of someone he can trust. He finds both help and love in Irene, a San Francisco artist who is convinced he's innocent
Alfred Hitchcock's I confess by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and French and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 901 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 )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 771 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 )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 732 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 2006 in English and held by 723 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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Sergeant YorkThe fountainhead
Alternative Names

controlled identityAssociated First National Pictures, Inc.

Warner Bros.-First National Picture

Languages
English (116)

French (3)

Italian (1)

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