WorldCat Identities

First National Pictures, Inc

Overview
Works: 469 works in 823 publications in 2 languages and 57,536 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film noir  Detective and mystery films  Gangster films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  War films  Romance films 
Roles: Producer, prn, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by First National Pictures, Inc
The Maltese falcon by John Huston( Visual )

17 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in English and held by 1,852 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
The big sleep by Howard Hawks( Visual )

9 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in English and held by 1,709 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 )

12 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and held by 1,660 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 1,611 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 1,593 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
Mildred Pierce by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

7 editions published between 1945 and 2017 in English and held by 1,492 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
The adventures of Robin Hood by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

10 editions published between 1938 and 2009 in English and held by 1,386 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
Sergeant York by Howard Hawks( Visual )

10 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in English and held by 1,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Torn between religious pacifism and patriotism, farmboy Alvin York of Tennessee went on to become World War I's most acclaimed American hero, capturing 132 German soldiers during the Battle of Argonne
Now, voyager by Irving Rapper( Visual )

8 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in English and held by 1,172 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 Raoul Walsh( Visual )

8 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
Dark passage by Delmer Daves( Visual )

7 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in English and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man wrongfully accused of his wife's murder escapes from prison to find the real killer
The wrong man by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

4 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in English and held by 1,016 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( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A magazine columnist spends Christmas with her boss and a recently retired warhero
The fountainhead by King Vidor( Visual )

5 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in English and held by 964 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
Little Caesar by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

5 editions published between 1930 and 2014 in English and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small-time hoodlum rises to criminal fame and power. Adapted from W.R. Burnett's novel
Alfred Hitchcock's I confess by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and French and held by 953 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 897 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 809 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 749 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 George S Kaufman( Visual )

5 editions published between 1942 and 2016 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Famed author Sheridan Whiteside possesses a tongue dipped in venom and a brain that can crack The New York Times crossword in four minutes. On a lecture tour in Ohio, he slips on the ice and is confined to the home of a bourgeois couple. He proceeds to plunge the household into chaos, ruling the place like a czar and meddling in everyone's love life.--Container
 
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Sergeant YorkThe fountainhead
Alternative Names

controlled identityAssociated First National Pictures, Inc.

Warner Bros.-First National Picture

Languages
English (142)

French (1)

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Rebel without a causeTo have and have notAlfred Hitchcock's Dial M for MurderMildred PierceThe adventures of Robin HoodSergeant YorkNow, voyagerWhite heat