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ABC Pictures Corp

Overview
Works: 44 works in 196 publications in 3 languages and 6,864 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Comedy films  Melodrama  Western films  Action and adventure films  War films 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by ABC Pictures Corp
Cabaret by Bob Fosse( Visual )

51 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and held by 2,988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inside the Kit Kat Club of 1931 Berlin, starry-eyed singer Sally Bowles and an impish emcee sound the call to decadent fun, while outside a certain political party grows into a brutal force
Straw dogs by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

36 editions published between 1971 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,162 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 )

10 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The haunting madness and desperation of Depression-era marathon dance contest participants. Brought together by chance, Gloria and Robert test the limits of their friendship and physical endurance, encouraged by the manipulative contest promoter."
Junior Bonner by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

12 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in English and French and held by 597 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 Junior must break the wildest bull in the West to bring his family together for one final moment of cowboy glory."--Container
Kotch by Jack Lemmon( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2019 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A heartwarming comedy, directed by Jack Lemmon, about an eccentric widower who befriends a feisty teenage mother-to-be
The last valley by James Clavell( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in French and English and held by 228 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
Robert Aldrich's Too late the hero( Visual )

4 editions published between 1970 and 2004 in English and held by 222 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
Lovers and other strangers by Leonard Maltin( Visual )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2019 in English and held by 209 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 119 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
Suppose they gave a war and nobody came?( Visual )

4 editions published between 1970 and 2019 in English and held by 98 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
Zachariah by George Englund( Visual )

4 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in English and held by 64 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
Song of Norway( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focusing on the early life of Edvard Grieg, the story traces his struggle for recognition and his rise to triumph as one of Europe's most popular musical talents
The Grissom gang by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

7 editions published between 1971 and 2018 in English and French and held by 47 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
Fosse( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tribute to the man behind such favorites as "Cabaret," "Chicago," "Sweet Charity," and "Pippin." A mixture of physically aggressive dance moves and dazzling visual style, Bob Fosse's approach to theater revolutionized how we experience music and dance, while his mixture of cynicism and sentiment remains timely decades after his death. Join one of Fosse's most gifted collaborators, Ann Reinking, as she and a wild, gyrating cast take you through such memorable standards as "Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries," "Steam Heat," "Mein Herr," and the unforgettable "Big Spender."
The touch by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

5 editions published between 1981 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 15 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
How do I love thee?( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2018 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Waltz is flying to France to see his hospitalized father. 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 money he won through a poetry contest. The winning poem was given to him by artist named Lena with whom he has an unconsummated affair, not knowing the poem was actually the sonnet "How Do I Love Thee?" by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Too late the hero by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and French 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
Mastermind( Visual )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bumbling Asian detective, Inspector Hoku Ichihara, who has delusions that he's a great Samurai warrior, is assigned to protect an experimental robot in this spoof of Charlie Chan mysteries. Alex March directed this hilarious comedy in the tradition of the Inspector Clouseau films
The touch( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The touch: "With his first English-language film, a critical and box-office disaster, Ingmar Bergman delivered a compelling portrait of conflicting desires. In The Touch, a chance encounter between seemingly contented housewife Karin (Bibi Andersson) and David (Elliott Gould), an intense American archaeologist scarred by his family's past, leads to the initiation of a torrid and tempestuous affair, one that eventually threatens the stability of Karin's marriage to a respected local surgeon (Max von Sydow). Upon its release, the filmmaker declared this emotionally complex and sensitively performed film to be his first real love story"--from Criterion's website
Cabaret (DVD)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sally Bowles, an American cabaret singer in 1930s Berlin, becomes involved in the rise of the Nazi party
 
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Straw dogsThey shoot horses don't they?KotchRobert Aldrich's Too late the heroLovers and other strangersSong of Norway
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ABC Pictures Corporation

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English (157)

French (6)

Swedish (1)