WorldCat Identities

Loew's Incorporated

Overview
Works: 540 works in 1,242 publications in 2 languages and 63,017 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Fantasy films  Children's films  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Romantic comedy films  Romance films  Television adaptations 
Roles: Producer, Defendant, Publisher, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Loew's Incorporated
The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming( Visual )

48 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in English and held by 4,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothy Gale lives with her Aunt Em and Uncle Henry. She has a pet dog named Toto. When Miss Gulch takes Toto away, Toto escapes and runs back to Dorothy. Soon, she runs away from home, and runs into the fake psychic, Professor Marvel. He tells Dorothy that Her Auntie Em is sick, so Dorothy and Toto run back home, but a tornado comes and takes Dorothy and Toto to Oz, a place somewhere over the rainbow. She lands in Munchkinland. Her house accidently lands on the Wicked Witch of the West's sister and Dorothy magically inherits the pair of ruby slippers that were on her feet. Glinda, the Good Witch of the North, tells Dorothy to follow the Yellow Brick Road to see the Wizard so she can get back home. Along the way, she befriends Scarecrow, Tinman, and Lion. They are also seeking help from the Wizard because the Scarecrow needs a brain, Tinman needs a heart, and Lion needs courage
An American in Paris by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

29 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in English and French and held by 2,752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-GI loves Paris and loves even more an alluring, but engaged, perfume-shop clerk
National Velvet by Clarence Brown( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 1,871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jaded former jockey helps a young girl prepare a wild but gifted horse for England's Grand National Sweepstakes
Singin' in the Rain by Gene Kelly( Visual )

24 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in English and held by 1,793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This favorite musical comedy is a gentle parody of Hollywood's frantic transition to the "talkies" during the late '20s. The unappealing voice of Lina Lamont, a silent movie queen, nearly forces her producer to scrap their new talking film, until an aspiring young singer, Kathy Selden, is found to dub Lamont's lines. Trouble brews on the set when Lamont's leading man, Don Lockwood, and Kathy fall in love
Adam's rib by George Cukor( Visual )

6 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and held by 1,497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assistant District Attorney Adam Bonner loves his wife Amanda, but doesn't care much for his opposing counsel in a sensational attempted-murder trial, an opponent who happens to be Amanda
Show boat by George Sidney( Visual )

15 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in English and held by 1,451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical extravaganza which celebrates the loves and heartbreaks of a Mississippi riverboat troupe, starting with a young girl whose heart is stolen by a dashing gambler
William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Visual )

11 editions published between 1953 and 2007 in English and held by 1,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespearean classic that provides a portrait of the political infighting and lust for power of a turbulent, blood-stained era
The asphalt jungle by John Huston( Visual )

5 editions published between 1950 and 2004 in English and held by 1,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When criminal mastermind Doc Riedenschneider is released from prison, he approaches lawyer Alonzo Emmerich with a plan for the biggest jewel heist in history. Doc carefully selects and rehearses his team, but Emmerich is planning to double-cross the thieves and flee the country with the loot
The yearling by Clarence Brown( Visual )

11 editions published between 1946 and 2002 in English and held by 1,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy, Jody, living with his family on the Florida frontier shortly after the Civil War, must sacrifice his pet fawn for his family's survival
Pride and prejudice, or, First impressions by Simon Langton( Visual )

14 editions published between 1940 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane Austen's classic comedy of lighthearted commentary on aristocratic and near-aristocratic English country life
Mrs. Miniver by William Wyler( Visual )

3 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in English and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This story of an average English middle-class family begins with the summer of 1939; when the sun shone down on a happy, careless people, who worked and played, reared their children and tended their gardens in that happy, easy-going England that was so soon to be fighting desperately for her way of life and for life itself."--Title screens. [The film] dramatizes the effect of the Second World War on the English at home. Mrs. Kay Miniver's tranquil domestic existence is torn to shreds by the winds of war: her husband, Clem, disappears on a secret volunteer mission; eldest son, Vin, joins the RAF; and the village faces regular German bombings with a typically British stiff-upper-lip. Embodying understated British courage in the face of danger, Mrs. Miniver's mission is to stay alive, and keep her family together with hope, strength, and dignity
The thin man by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

6 editions published between 1936 and 2005 in English and held by 1,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nick and Nora get involved with jockeys and gamblers and characters with names like Rainbow Benny. There's a body in the shower, another hanging from the chandelier, and a diamond bracelet in the radiator
The shop around the corner by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The setting is pre-World War II Budapest. Bickering co-workers in a gift shop don't realize they are penpals
Seven brides for seven brothers by Gene De Paul( Visual )

16 editions published between 1954 and 2009 in English and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam, the eldest of seven brothers, goes to town to get a wife. He convinces Milly to marry him that same day. They return to his backwoods home. Only then does Milly discover that Adam has six other brothers all living with him in his cabin. Milly sets out to reform the uncouth siblings, who are anxious to get wives of their own. Then, after reading a story, Adam develops an idea that will create the solution to his brothers' loneliness - kidnap the women they want!
The band wagon by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

10 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fading movie musical star Tony Hunter, down and out in Hollywood, decides to try his luck on the Broadway stage
Cat on a hot tin roof by Richard Brooks( Visual )

17 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son
Annie get your gun by Panola College( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical retelling of the life of Annie Oakley
The thin man goes home by Dashiell Hammett( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nick and Nora drop by Sycamore Springs to see his parents, and a mystery man drops dead on the front porch. Well, of course Nick must solve the murder or fail in his father's eyes, but when he starts pointing fingers, his father protests
The Broadway melody by Bei meng te( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Broadway Melody offers snarky, wiseacre humor, and effervescent charm. The Mahoney Sisters are successful singers in the boondocks, and now they've come to New York for the big time. Hank (Henrietta) is the smart one, while Queenie is the beautiful one--as Hank's fiancé Eddie Kearns says, they're "a coupla swell kids." Songwriter Eddie gets the girls a part in a revue featuring his song, "The Broadway Melody." Eddie, long engaged to Hank, falls for Queenie, whom he hasn't seen since she was a little girl. But Eddie and Queenie are both devoted to Hank, so Queenie gives in to the wooing of one of the show's rich backers, so as not to come between Hank and Eddie. This only causes more trouble, because both Hank and Eddie know exactly what kind of danger Queenie is courting by putting herself in a playboy's hands
Woman of the year by George Stevens( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this excursion into the battle of the sexes, Tracy plays Sam Craig, the down-to-earth sportswriter of the New York Chronicle. As Tess Harding, the paper's bright international columnist, Hepburn makes his life miserable. As soon as they start taking swipes at each other in their columns, there is little peace between them. In the office and in the bedroom the squabbling continues, until their problems are overcome by their deep love for each other
 
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An American in Paris
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An American in ParisNational VelvetSingin' in the RainShow boatWilliam Shakespeare's Julius CaesarThe yearlingPride and prejudice, or, First impressionsThe shop around the corner