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ABC Pictures Corp

Overview
Works: 35 works in 133 publications in 2 languages and 6,392 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Nonfiction films  Fiction 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by ABC Pictures Corp
Cabaret by Bob Fosse ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sally Bowles, an American cabaret singer in 1930s Berlin, becomes involved in the rise of the Nazi party
Straw dogs by Sam Peckinpah ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and French and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young mathematician, David Summer, and his English wife, Amy, move to a Cornish village, seeking the quiet life. But beneath the seemingly peaceful isolation of the village lies a savagery and violence that could destroy the couple
They shoot horses don't they? by Sydney Pollack ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in English and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the midst of the Depression, an entire generation sought out the dance marathon as a means of survival. Gig Young won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor as the contest promoter
Junior Bonner by Sam Peckinpah ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in English and French and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With his bronco-busting career on its last legs, Junior Bonner heads to his hometown to try his luck in the annual rodeo. But his fond childhood memories are shattered when he finds his family torn apart by his greedy brother and hard-drinking father. Now Juior must break the wildest bull in the West to bring his family together for one final moment of cowboy glory
Kotch by Jack Lemmon ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Walter Matthau stars as Kotch, an unforgettable 72-year-old widower who refuses to be cast aside by society and faces his uncertain future with eternal optimism. Made to feel unwanted in his son and daughter-in-law's home, Kotch seeks out their pregnant teenage babysitter after her guardian sends her away. When he persuades her to live with him until the baby is born, he finds his role as her protector and guiding light gives him a sense of self-worth he's never had
Robert Aldrich's Too late the hero ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1970 and 2004 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The U.S. is launching a major naval operation in the South Pacific in the spring of 1942, and to ensure the battle plans remain secret, a Japanese radio installation must be destroyed. To accomplish this task, an American officer is ordered by his commander to join a squad of British misfits on a suicide mission against the facility
The last valley by James Clavell ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in French and English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an isolated valley unaffected by the raging war around it becomes a winter haven for a band of mercenaries, violence erupts
Lovers and other strangers ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about an upcoming wedding and the families of the bride and groom
On the second day of Christmas ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trish and her six-year-old niece, Patsy, are busted picking pockets in a department store. Now a security guard must watch them until they're shipped off to jail after Christmas. Includes bonus CD, Family Holiday Favorites
Song of Norway ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focusing on composer Edvard Grieg's early life, the story traces his struggle for recognition and his rise to triumph as one of Europe's most popular musical talents
Zachariah ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this Western featuring rock music by such famous performers integrated into the cast as Country Joe and the Fish, Elvin Jones, the James Gang, and Cajun singer Doug Kershaw, Zachariah is an aspiring gunslinger who journeys from town to town, from one adventure to another, from affiliation with the West's most inept gang of bandits to a shot at membership in the West's toughest, from a life of quiet farming to a near-fatal conforntation with his best friend
Suppose they gave a war and nobody came? ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three army buddies, try to end a long-standing feud between an Army base and the local town by throwing a party. But things continue to go from bad to worse as the sergeant is arrested while hitting on the local Sheriff's would be girlfriend
The Grissom gang by Robert Aldrich ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 1930s Kansas City, the story follows the Grissom family's kidnapping of a wealthy woman and the subsequent attraction of the violent younger Grissom for his victim
The touch ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1981 and 1995 in English and French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sensitive drama about a triangle love affair that spans continents and cultures. An American archaeologist, living in Sweden, falls in love with Karin, a local woman who is a wife and mother of two
Sam Peckinpah's straw dogs ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American couple (Hoffman and George) living in England become the victims of violence and harassment
From Broadway Fosse ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With a theatrical and cinematic legacy that includes "Damn Yankees," "The Pajama Game," "Sweet Charity," "Pippin," "Chicago," and "Dancin'," the genius of Bob Fosse will always cast a long shadow over Broadway and Hollywood. The all-dancing, all-singing "Fosse" was created by those who worked most closely with him, including co-director and co-choreographer Ann Reinking and Fosse's wife, the late Gwen Verdon. This video presents the award-winning musical, recorded live in performance from Broadway. Celebrating Fosse's brilliance with the most important dance numbers from his greatest shows, movies, and early television work, From Broadway: "Fosse" is a showstopping tribute to one of the past century's most influential forces on Broadway
Too late the hero by Robert Aldrich ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in French and English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During World War II, an American naval officer and a British patrol are sent to destroy a Japanese radio communications base in preparation for major military action
What parents should know about drugs ( Visual )
in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Host David Hartman interviews parents, teenage drug users, doctors, lawyers, and counselors about the problem of drug abuse among teenagers and how parents can deal with it. Interviews taken from several episodes of the television program Good morning America
How do I love thee? ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tom Waltz is flying to France to see his father, Stanley, who lies dying in a hospital near the Shrine at Lourdes. While aboard the jet, Tom recalls many scenes from his past, specifically, the time his father generously donated a $10,000 gift to Tom's philosophy department from the money he won through a poetry contest, which he inadvertently plagiarized. Following a bizarre sequence of events, Tom must convince his father that he is not responsible for this comedy of errors
Cabaret ( Book )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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