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Turner Entertainment Co

Overview
Works: 1,725 works in 3,154 publications in 3 languages and 198,432 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Western films  Film and video adaptations  Humor  Animal films  Musical films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Casablanca by Michael Curtiz ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1943 and 2012 in English and held by 3,890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In World War II Morocco, seething with European refugees desperate for passage to neutral Lisbon, only a world-weary and bitter nightclub owner can help his former lover and her Resistance-hero husband escape from the Nazis
Singin' in the rain by Nacio Herb Brown ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 3,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Actors are caught in the bumpy transition to talking pictures; a Spoof of the early days of "talkie" films
The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a nasty neighbor tries to have her dog put to sleep, Dorothy takes her dog, Toto, and starts to run away. A tornado appears and carries her to the magical land of Oz. Wishing to return home, she begins to travel to the city of Oz where a great wizard lives. On her way she meets a Scarecrow who needs a brain, a Tin Man who wants a heart, and a Cowardly Lion who desperately needs courage. They all hope the all-mighty Wizard of Oz will help them, but they have to get to the Emerald City before the Wicked Witch of the West catches up with them
The Philadelphia story by George Cukor ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and held by 2,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sophisticated screwball comedy, rife with smart dialogue, the Philadelphia Story centers on the society event of the season: the second marriage of icy, judgmental, moneyed socialite Tracy Lord to nouveau riche George Kittredge. Her first husband, suave and devilish C.K. Dexter Haven, complicates matters by finagling wedding invitations for incognito reporter Mike Connor and his photographer Liz Imbrie, to do a tell-all exposé. But Haven's motives for giving the tabloid access to Tracy's big day may not be as mercenary and mean-spirited as they first appear
Cat on a hot tin roof by Richard Brooks ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in English and German and held by 2,117 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
An American in Paris by Vincente Minnelli ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 1,954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ex-GI loves Paris and loves even more an alluring, but engaged, perfume-shop clerk
The treasure of the Sierra Madre by John Huston ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 1,895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A trio of down-and-out Americans in 1920's Tampico, pool their resources and strike off into the mountains of Mexico in search of gold. Hounded by jungle Indians, a fortune-hunting Texan and cold blooded banditos, they must finally confront the most dangerous adversaries of all ... themselves
Key Largo by John Huston ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 1,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A disillusioned returning World War II veteran has lost the will to fight ... until he arrives at a rundown hotel in Key Largo. There a mobster holes up against a raging storm, holding the veteran, the hotel owner and the owner's widowed daughter-in-law at gunpoint
Bringing up Baby by Howard Hawks ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in English and held by 1,712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A scatterbrained heiress uses her pet leopard, Baby, to attract the attention of a stuffy paleontologist
Brigadoon by Frederick Loewe ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 1,689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two vacationing Americans on a hunting trip become lost, and stumble upon Brigadoon, a small Scottish village not found on any current map, in which people harbour a mysterious secret and behave as if they were still living two hundred years in the past. One of the men falls in love with a townswoman, and has to decide where his heart lies
National Velvet by Clarence Brown ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 1,622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A jaded former jockey helps a young girl prepare a wild but gifted horse for England's Grand National Sweepstakes
Meet me in St. Louis by Vincente Minnelli ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young St. Louis girl and her family are troubled to discover that their Father has accepted a transfer to New York City which will cause them to miss the St. Louis World's Fair
Alfred Hitchcock's North by northwest by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in English and held by 1,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roger Thornhill is a New York advertising executive who is kidnapped by a gang of spies led by Philip Vandamm, who believes Thornhill is CIA agent George Kaplan. Thornhill escapes, but must find Kaplan in order to clear himself of a murder that Kaplan is accused of committing. Following Kaplan to Chicago as a fugitive from justice, Thornhill is helped by beautiful Eve Kendall. In Chicago, she delivers a message to Kaplan that almost costs Thornhill his life when he is chased across a cornfield by a crop-dusting plane
Cimarron by Anthony Mann ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 1,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A nation rising to greatness through the work of men and women, new country opening, raw land blossoming, crude towns growing into cities, territories becoming rich states. In 1889, President Harrison opened the vast Indian Oklahoma lands for white settlement--2,000,000 acres free for the taking, poor and rich pouring in, swarming the border, waiting for the starting gun, at noon, April 22nd ..."--Prologue from title screens. Cimarron is a sprawling western saga, an earnest tale about empire building, and a film of its time, which viewers should keep in mind. It follows the adventures Yancey Cravat, a lawyer and newspaperman from Wichita, who joins the Oklahoma Territory land rush in 1889. Soon he and his family are citizens of Osage. Beset by wanderlust, Yancey joins the Cherokee Strip land rush in 1893, leaving wife Sabra behind to run the newspaper and raise their son, Cimarron. by 1907, Yancey is back at home as Oklahoma becomes a state. During the oil boom, he refuses to join a scheme to cheat the Indians out of their oil rich land, and then disappears again. In 1929, Sabra is elected Oklahoma's first Congresswoman, Cimarron is married to an Indian princess, and Yancey still hasn"t returned
Annie get your gun ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 1,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frank Butler, handsome star of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, bags clay pigeons and ladies' hearts. He's the best marksman in the world--until a backwoods hoyden challenges him. Her name? Annie Oakley
Mildred Pierce by Michael Curtiz ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 1,304 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
Show boat by George Sidney ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 1,296 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
Soylent green by Richard Fleischer ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and held by 1,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hideous truth about the secret ingredient of "Soylent Green."
Top hat by Mark Sandrich ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Showman Jerry Travers is working for producer Horace Hardwick in London. Jerry demonstrates his new dance steps late one night in Horace's hotel, much to the annoyance of sleeping Dale Tremont below. She goes upstairs to complain and the two are immediately attracted to each other. Complications arise when Dale mistakes Jerry for Horace
42nd Street by Lloyd Bacon ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 1,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The movie musical that introduced the choreography of Busby Berkeley, 42nd Street also contains the classic plot involving a tyrannical director, egotistical leading lady and wide-eyed ingenue, all set to a standout musical score
 
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English (226)
German (2)
Spanish (1)
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