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Turner Entertainment Co

Overview
Works: 2,029 works in 4,045 publications in 4 languages and 224,013 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Children's films  Film noir  History  Detective and mystery films  Romance films 
Roles: Distributor, Producer, Publisher, fds
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Turner Entertainment Co
Casablanca by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

46 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,210 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
The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming( Visual )

48 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The charming film based on the popular L. Frank Baum novel, Dorothy and her dog Toto, are caught in a tornado's path and somehow end up in the land of Oz. Here she encounters some memorable friends and foes in her journey to meet the Wizard of Oz who everyone says can help her return home and possibly grant her new friends their goals of a brain, heart and courage
Singin' in the Rain by Gene Kelly( Visual )

29 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 3,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silent movies are giving way to talking pictures, and a hoofer-turned-matinee idol is caught in that bumpy transition, as are his buddy, prospective ladylove, and shrewish costar. Rediscover the musical masterpiece in dazzling, restored high definition, featuring an all-new documentary special feature that salutes not just the all-time favorite, but also the musical legacy of its producer, songwriter Arthur Freed
The thin man by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

11 editions published between 1934 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crime/comedy thriller featuring Nick Charles, private eye, and his wife Nora. The plot unfolds at Christmas when an eccentric inventor disappears after threatening his mistress with a lawsuit for embezzlement
The Philadelphia story by George Cukor( Visual )

17 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and held by 2,251 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 )

15 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in English and held by 2,165 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
The treasure of the Sierra Madre by John Huston( Visual )

18 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and held by 2,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three prospectors succumb to greed in their search for gold
An American in Paris by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 2,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-GI loves Paris and loves even more an alluring, but engaged, perfume-shop clerk
Bringing up Baby by Howard Hawks( Visual )

7 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in English and held by 1,955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the earnest paleontologist wants is an intercostal clavicle to complete his brontosaurus skeleton. What he gets is an out-of-control toboggan ride with a scatterbrained heiress nuts about him (or maybe just nuts)
Key Largo by John Huston( Visual )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 1,780 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
Brigadoon by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

12 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and held by 1,665 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 )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 1,652 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 )

19 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Saint Louis before the 1904 World's Fair, Alonzo Smith threatens to uproot his family and move to New York, which greatly upsets his wife and four daughters
Show boat by Jerome Kern( Visual )

10 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in English and held by 1,579 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
North by Northwest by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

21 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,560 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
A Christmas story by Bob Clark( Visual )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 1,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy must convince his parents that a toy rifle is the only Christmas gift that will make Christmas worthwhile. Not only do his parents face what many other parents do during that time of the year, but their actions fit in with the All-American Christmas
Soylent green by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

11 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hideous truth about the secret ingredient of "Soylent Green."
Mildred Pierce by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

11 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,425 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
Top Hat by Mark Sandrich( Visual )

8 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and held by 1,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rogers and Astaire are caught up in a mistaken identity plot, in which Rogers believes that Astaire is married to a friend of hers, and is alternatively charmed and repelled by his advances
Cimarron by Anthony Mann( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 1,352 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. A western saga about empire building, it follows the adventures of 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
 
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Languages
English (323)

French (4)

German (2)

Spanish (1)

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Singin' in the RainThe thin manThe Philadelphia storyCat on a hot tin roofThe treasure of the Sierra MadreAn American in ParisBringing up BabyBrigadoon