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Universal-International (Firm)

Overview
Works: 605 works in 1,368 publications in 4 languages and 61,631 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  War films  Detective and mystery films  Film noir  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Legal films  History  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Universal-International (Firm)
To Kill a Mockingbird by Robert Mulligan( Visual )

40 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and held by 4,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two children in a small southern town are thrust into an adult world of racial bigotry and hatred when their lawyer father chooses to defend a black man unjustly accused of raping a white girl. When a Southern white woman accuses a black man of rape, the outcome of the trial is a foregone conclusion and no lawyer except Peck will defend him. Peck's defense costs him friendships but earns him the respect of his two children. Includes extra interview footage
All quiet on the western front by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

27 editions published between 1930 and 2012 in English and German and held by 2,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of young World War I German recruits pass from idealism to disillusionment with war
Touch of evil by Orson Welles( Visual )

27 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in English and held by 2,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[F]ilm noir portrait of corruption and morally compromised obsessions tell the story of a crooked police chief who frames a Mexican youth as part of an intricate criminal plot."--Container
Harvey by Henry Koster( Visual )

13 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and held by 1,590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a good-natured fellow whose constant companion is a six-foot tall invisible rabbit. His sister is determined to marry her daughter off and decides to commit her brother to a mental hospital to get him out of the way. Due to a mix-up the sister is committed instead, and it is up to the kindly brother and his imaginary friend to straighten things out!
Spartacus by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 1,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spartacus is the bold gladiator slave who leads a massive slave revolt against Imperial Rome in this epic true account of man's eternal struggle for freedom
Pillow talk by Michael Gordon( Visual )

13 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 1,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic comedy in which a carefree bachelor and carefree career girl share a telephone party line. Mutual hostility develops without their ever having met. When they finally become acquainted, attitudes begin to change
Imitation of life by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

20 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1959 version: Two single mothers, a down-on-her-luck actress and a homeless woman, attempt to find happiness for themselves and their daughters
Cape Fear by J Lee-Thompson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1962 and 2001 in English and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-con is determined to wreak bloody revenge on the small-town lawyer who helped send him to jail
Flower drum song by Oscar Hammerstein( Visual )

5 editions published between 1961 and 2006 in English and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in San Francisco's Chinatown in the late 1950's. Pretty Mei Li has stowed away on a Chinese steamer with her professor father to become a mail-order bride for nightclub owner Sammy Fong. Sammy, however, is completely infatuated with saucy showgirl Linda Low, who is intent on making him jealous enough to propose to her. As Sammy sets out to assign his marriage contract (and Mei Li) to Wang Ta, a handsome college student living in Chinatown, complications, merriment, and many musical numbers ensue
All that heaven allows( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cary Scott, an attractive and wealthy New England widow, creates a social outcry in her community and within her family when she becomes romantically involved with Ron Kirby, her much younger gardener
Written on the wind by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

14 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in English and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bathed in lurid Technicolor, melodrama maestro Douglas Sirk's Written on the Wind is the stylishly debauched tale of a Texas oil magnate brought down by the excesses of his spoiled offspring. Features an all-star quartet that includes Robert Stack as a pistol-packin' alcoholic playboy; Lauren Bacall as his long-suffering wife; Rock Hudson as his earthy best friend; and Dorothy Malone as his nymphomaniac sister."--Container
Bud Abbott, Lou Costello meet Frankenstein( Visual )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chick and Wilbur are two railroad clerks who are assigned to checking a shipment of two crates, the last remains of Dracula and Frankenstein's monster. Of course the monsters are still alive in their coffins and so the comedy chase begins, with both a stray mad scientist and the Wolfman getting involved before very long
Winchester '73 by Anthony Mann( Visual )

9 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a marksmanship contest, Lin McAdam (Stewart) wins a prized Winchester rifle, which is immediately stolen by the runner-up, Dutch Henry Brown (McNally.) This "story of a rifle" then follows McAdams' pursuit, and the rifle as it changes hands, until a final showdown and shoot-out on a rocky mountain precipice
The Glenn Miller story by Glenn MILLER( Visual )

6 editions published between 1953 and 2003 in English and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This tribute to Glenn Miller charts his rise from obscurity and poverty to fame and wealth in the early 1940s
Operation Petticoat by Blake Edwards( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War 2 comedy about a submarine commander who finds himself stuck with a decrepit (and pink) sub, a con-man executive officer and a group of Army nurses
The naked city by Jules Dassin( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Dexter is an attractive blonde model who is murdered in her New York City apartment. Homicide detectives Dan Muldoon and Jimmy Halloran investigate. Suspicion falls on various shifty people who all prove to have some connection with a string of apartment burglaries. Then a burglar is found dead who once had an elusive partner named Willie
To hell and back by Audie Murphy( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Audie Murphy, the most decorated soldier in U.S. history
Bend of the river by Anthony Mann( Visual )

8 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man with a past guides a band of pioneers from Missouri over the Oregon Trail to a new life in the Columbia River Basin. When the settlers are cheated out of their supplies and cattle, he crosses rivers, climbs mountains and out-guns greedy hijackers to ensure their survival through the first winter
Magnificent obsession by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

7 editions published between 1954 and 2009 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reckless playboy Bob Merrick crashes his speedboat, requiring emergency attention and the use of the town's only resuscitator--at the very moment that beloved local Dr. Phillips has a heart attack and dies waiting for the life-saving device. Bob and the doctor's widow, Helen, find themselves inextricably linked amid a series of increasingly wild twists, turns, trials, and tribulations.--Container
 
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