WorldCat Identities

First National Pictures, Inc

Overview
Works: 438 works in 696 publications in 1 language and 54,417 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film noir  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Gangster films  Romance films  Documentary 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 )

13 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in English and held by 1,752 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 )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 1,668 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 )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 1,610 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 1,578 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 )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,560 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 1,374 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 )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 1,267 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 1,199 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 )

7 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and held by 1,149 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 )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 1,112 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 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musician is accused of a robbery that he did not commit
Little Caesar by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

4 editions published between 1930 and 2005 in English and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 945 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
Dark passage by Delmer Daves( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man wrongfully accused of his wife's murder escapes from prison to find the real killer
Christmas in Connecticut by Lioner Houser( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A magazine columnist spends Christmas with her boss and a recently retired warhero
Alfred Hitchcock's I confess by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 909 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 )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 898 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 765 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 724 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 (107)

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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