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General Film Distributors

Overview
Works: 178 works in 245 publications in 1 language and 5,250 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Romantic comedy films  Action and adventure films  Film excerpts  Romance films  Internet videos  Educational films 
Roles: Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by General Film Distributors
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( Visual )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the gloom of a country graveyard, a young boy encounters an escaped convict, a chance meeting that years later leads the boy to tragedy, mystery and wealth
Pygmalion by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Henry Higgins works to make a pretty flower girl into a young lady of society
I know where I'm going! by Michael Powell( Visual )

5 editions published between 1945 and 2001 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A headstrong young woman travels to the Scottish Hebrides to marry a rich industrialist. On the way, she meets a young naval officer and realizes that some things are more important than money
49th parallel( Visual )

3 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the voice-over proclaims, the 49th parallel is the only undefended frontier in the world. The parallel is the goal of a small group of Nazis, survivors of a U-boat that has been spotted and sunk in Hudson Bay, deep in Canadian waters. The United States is not yet at war with Germany, and if Corporal Hirth and his six crew members can reach it, they can be repatriated to Germany with no fuss. But their trek across Canada becomes a fierce struggle to survive, as they encounter and are opposed in turn by Johnnie the trapper, a small Hutterite community, a Canadian intellectual, and a Canadian soldier gone AWOL
Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cranky professor takes a bet that he can turn flower-seller Eliza Doolittle into a 'proper lady' in no time
The Mikado by Arthur Sullivan( Visual )

2 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legendary Gilbert and Sullivan troupe, the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, joined forces with Hollywood for this 1939 Technicolor version of the fabled comic opera, the first complete work by the famed duo to be adapted for the screen, directed by musician and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Victor Schertzinger. The result is a lavish cinematic retelling of the British political satire set in exotic Japan. Nanki-Poo, son of the Mikado of Japan, fled his father's imperial court to escape marriage with Katisha, an elderly lady. Now, disguised as a traveling musician, he meets and falls in love with Yum-Yum, the young ward of Ko-Ko, a cheap tailor in the town of Titipu. Yum-Yum, however, is already betrothed to her guardian, and Nanki-Poo is in despair
Kind hearts and coronets( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louis Mazzini seeks to avenge his mother's disinheritance by ascending to her family's dukedom. To do this, he must kill eight of his relatives in the d'Ascoyne family
Young and innocent by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Young and innocent] When a woman's body is discovered on the beach by one of her former lovers, he races off to call the police. Two witnesses see him run and think he is the escaping killer. After being arrested, he manages to escape in the confusion at the courthouse. With the assistance of the constable's daughter, he tries to prove his innocence while avoiding pursing the police
The man in grey by Leslie Arliss( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This tail of treachery put both the Gainsborough melodrama and actor James Mason on the map. The star-to-be plays Lord Rohan, a cruel nobleman who marries the naive and sweet-natured Clarissa for the sole purpose of producing an heir; meanwhile, Clarissa's conniving best friend, Hesther, plots against her for her own nefarious ends
On approval( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George and his equally impoverished friend Richard are invited to spend a month at a Scottish mansion by two wealthy women to test their compatibility as potential marriage partners
The importance of being earnest by Oscar Wilde( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A witty, delightful story about a lovestruck suitor named Jack whose fiancee can only love a man named Ernest
Classic British thrillers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Red ensign: David Barr conceives a radical new ship design to revolutionize the industry. He is ruthless in his determination to build 20 of the ships-- and an equally ruthless rival will stop at nothing to foil him
Noel Coward's Blithe spirit by State Theatre Centre of WA( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hilarious haunting begins when novelist Charles Condomine invites an eccentric medium to dinner to probe her knowledge of the supernatural. But the wacky spiritualist unwittingly brings his first wife back to life
King Solomon's Mines by Robert Stevenson( Visual )

11 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Solomon's mines: Fortune hunter Patrick O'Brien leaves his daughter Kathy and guide Umbopa to search for the legendary diamond mines of Solomon. Worried, Kathy persuades hunter Allan Quartermain to organize a search party, which, after surviving a desert trek, is brought to the tribal chief Twala. Quartermain's only hope of rescuing O'Brien lies in restoring Umbopa, exiled years before by Twala and the tribal witch, to his rightful place as chief. King Solomon's treasure: An Englishman organizes an expedition to retrieve a priceless medallion from the lost treasure of King Solomon, unaware of the hideous creatures that guard it
Green for danger( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Cockrill investigates a double murder at a remote provincial English hospital during World War II, a place filled with suspicious doctors and staff. The mad killer, dispatching patients on the operating table, kills the head nurse after she reveals that a patient's death during surgery was no accident. Cockrill needs all the wit and ingenuity he can muster to untangle the web of deceit--before the murderer strikes again
Odd man out by Carol Reed( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An IRA gunman, wounded and on the run in Belfast, is helped and hindered by a variety of people
Young and innocent by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Young and innocent] When a woman's body is discovered on the beach by one of her former lovers, he races off to call the police. Two witnesses see him run and think he is the escaping killer. After being arrested, he manages to escape in the confusion at the courthouse. With the assistance of the constable's daughter, he tries to prove his innocence while avoiding pursing the police
I know where I'm going by Michael Powell( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A headstrong young woman travels to the Scottish Hebrides to marry a rich industrialist. On the way, she meets a young naval officer and realizes that some things are more important than money
Great expectations( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the gloom of a country graveyard, a young boy encounters an escaped convict, a chance meeting that years later leads the boy to tragedy, mystery and wealth
Alfred Hitchcock collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Alfred Hitchcock continues to be one of the best-known and most popular filmmakers of all time. This collection highlights some of the master's most memorable films"--Packaging
 
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