WorldCat Identities

First National Pictures, Inc

Overview
Works: 594 works in 1,152 publications in 1 language and 59,423 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 )

10 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in English and held by 1,757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L.A. private eye Philip Marlowe takes on a blackmail case and follows a trail peopled with murderers, pornographers, nightclub rogues and the spoiled rich
Rebel without a cause by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

14 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and held by 1,655 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 Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

3 editions published between 1955 and 2004 in English and held by 1,559 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 2015 in English and held by 1,388 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 )

21 editions published between 1938 and 2017 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
Now, voyager by Irving Rapper( Visual )

14 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and held by 1,165 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 )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gangster escapes from prison to take revenge on the people that murdered his mother
Dark passage by Delmer Daves( Visual )

8 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in English and held by 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man wrongfully accused of his wife's murder escapes from prison to find the real killer
Sergeant York( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,057 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
Christmas in Connecticut by Peter Godfrey; William Jacobs; Lionel Houser; Adele Comandini; Aileen Hamilton( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A magazine columnist spends Christmas with her boss and a recently retired warhero
The wrong man by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

5 editions published between 1956 and 2019 in English and held by 1,027 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 by John Huston( Visual )

24 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in English and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Sam Spade goes in search of a priceless statuette after the death of his partner
The Maltese Falcon by John Huston( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,004 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
Little Caesar by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

7 editions published between 1930 and 2014 in English and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in English and held by 936 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
Alfred Hitchcock's I confess( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 924 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 )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sleepwear, a labor dispute, and singing come together for perhaps the first and only time in film history in The Pajama Game. In a small Iowa town, the main employer is the SleepTite Pajama Company, where the mostly female workforce is demanding a badly needed 7 1/2 cent-an-hour pay increase. Competing firms wages have already gone up, so why not theirs? Babe, the headstrong leader of the workers' Union stages a garment factory showdown with management, represented in person by the new factory superintendent Sid. When a work slowdown gets no results, Babe stops the machinery, and Sid has to fire her. They were falling in love, but since he's management and she's labor, can that ever work? Featuring members of the original Broadway cast (Doris Day was not in the original cast)
Dark victory by Edmund Goulding( Visual )

8 editions published between 1939 and 2016 in English and held by 836 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 )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 835 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 800 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
 
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Alfred Hitchcock's Dial M for MurderMildred PierceThe adventures of Robin HoodNow, voyagerWhite heatSergeant YorkChristmas in ConnecticutThe Maltese falcon
Alternative Names

controlled identityAssociated First National Pictures, Inc.

Warner Bros.-First National Picture

Languages
English (161)