WorldCat Identities

First National Pictures, Inc

Overview
Works: 629 works in 1,286 publications in 1 language and 60,383 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film noir  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Gangster films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Action and adventure films  Romance films 
Roles: Producer, prn, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Inc First National Pictures
The big sleep by Howard Hawks( Visual )

15 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in English and held by 1,790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Philip Marlowe, is hired to break up a blackmail ring in this classic "film noir" masterpiece
Rebel without a cause by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

13 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and held by 1,659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jim Stark, the teenage son of a well-to-do family, is overcome by loneliness, frustration and anger, which leads to violence when he seeks approval of a gang of high-school hoodlums
Alfred Hitchcock's Dial M for Murder by Xiqukaoke(Alfred Hitchcock) daoyan( Visual )

3 editions published between 1955 and 2004 in English and held by 1,547 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 )

6 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in English and held by 1,399 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 )

25 editions published between 1938 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,397 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
Now, voyager by Irving Rapper( Visual )

19 editions published between 1942 and 2019 in English and held by 1,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman escapes the smothering influence of her wealthy and very conservative mother through the help of a psychiatrist and an ocean cruise, where she finds love, which helps her to become her own person
Sergeant York by Howard Hawks( Visual )

14 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in English and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a boy drafted into the military who begins his career as a pacifist and then soon sees the justification for fighting
White heat by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 1,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gangster escapes from prison to take revenge on the people that murdered his mother
The Maltese falcon by John Huston( Visual )

28 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in English and held by 1,078 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
Dark passage by Delmer Daves( Visual )

11 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in English and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vincent Parry, a man unjustly accused of murdering his wife, escapes from San Quentin and sets out to clear his name; but, he needs the help of someone he can trust. He finds both help and love in Irene, a San Francisco artist who is convinced he's innocent
Christmas in Connecticut by Lionel Houser( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A famous food writer lies about living on a farm, raising her children and being a good cook. In reality she is an unmarried New Yorker who can't boil an egg. When her publisher announces that she will host Christmas for an heroic sailor (and for him), her job is on the line
The wrong man by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

6 editions published between 1956 and 2019 in English and held by 1,032 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
The Maltese Falcon( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 973 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 fountainhead by King Vidor( Visual )

7 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in English and held by 929 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 )

8 editions published between 1930 and 2014 in English and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Public enemy: James Cagney's tour-de-force as a petty criminal who climbs to big time gangster (ca. 83 min.)
Alfred Hitchcock's I confess( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A priest hears a murderer's confession and then becomes the murder suspect himself
Dark victory by Edmund Goulding( Visual )

10 editions published between 1939 and 2016 in English and held by 826 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
Ernest Hemingway's To have and have not( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 811 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
To have and have not by Howard Hawks( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The letter by William Wyler( Visual )

5 editions published between 1940 and 2019 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set on a rubber plantation in Singapore, this story centers on a woman's reasons for killing a man who was a close family friend
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityAssociated First National Pictures, Inc.

Warner Bros.-First National Picture

Languages
English (200)