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MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 2,427 works in 5,755 publications in 4 languages and 166,941 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  History  Historical films  Children's films  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Legal films  Western films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)
Inherit the Wind by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 1,859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film adaptation of the famous "Monkey trial", starring Tracy as the defense attorney and March as the prosecutor who is working to keep the teaching of evolution out of Tennessee schools
The black stallion by MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)( Visual )

16 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy and a horse are shipwrecked on an island where they become fast friends. Upon their return home they work together for a try in one of the great races at Santa Anita
Get Shorty by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )

23 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loanshark Chili Palmer has done his time as a gangster, so when "business" takes him to Los Angeles to collect a debt from down and out filmmaker Harry Zimm, he talks tough and then pitches Harry a script idea. Everything would be smooth for this cool new producer, if it weren't for the drug smugglers and gangsters who won't leave him alone
West Side Story by Robert Wise( Visual )

21 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical that sets the ageless story of Romeo and Juliet against a backdrop of gang warfare in 1950s New York
The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming( Visual )

23 editions published between 1939 and 1997 in English and Spanish and held by 1,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tossed by a Kansas twister into a world of enchantment, Dorothy seeks the Wizard of Oz to help her find her way home
Coming Home by MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)( Visual )

11 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Marine Csptain Bob Hyde (Bruce Dern) leaves for Vietnam, his wife Sally (Fonda) volunteers at a local hospital. There she meets Luke Martin (Voight), a former sergeant whose war injury has left him a paraplegic. Embittered with rage and filled with frustration, Luke finds new hope and confidence through his growing intimacy with Sally. The relationship also transforms Sally's feelings about life, love and the horrors of war. And when, wounded and disillusioned, Sally's husband returns home, all three must grapple with the full impact of a brutal, distant war that has changed their lives forever"--Container
How the West was won by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

9 editions published between 1962 and 1999 in English and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About three generations of pioneers who live, love and fight through the epic events that shaped the Old West
Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ by William Wyler( Visual )

37 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben-Hur, a Judean prince, is unjustly arrested and enslaved. Finally, in a breathtaking chariot race, he wreaks a shattering vengeance upon the Roman Tribune who destroyed his family
Overboard by Garry Marshall( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A super-rich and pretentious socialite winds up in the world of a struggling carpenter with four kids
The thin man by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

13 editions published between 1939 and 2002 in English and held by 989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nick and Nora get involved with jockeys and gamblers and characters with names like Rainbow Benny. There's a body in the shower, another hanging from the chandelier, and a diamond bracelet in the radiator
Poltergeist by Tobe Hooper( Visual )

24 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Freelings have moved into a new house, following the destruction of their Cuesta Verda home by disgruntled ghosts. But the spirits, still determined to get Carol Anne, contact her through her toy phone. In order to get help, the Freeling family turns to a mysterious Indian medicine man, a medium, and a grandmother
Fiddler on the roof by Norman Jewison( Visual )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and French and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tevye is a poor Jewish milkman with five unmarried daughters to support in a village in Czarist Russia. With a sharp tongued wife at home and growing anti-Semitism in the village, Tevye talks to God about his troubles. His people's traditions keep him strong when his existence is as precariously balanced as a fiddler on the roof
Red River by Howard Hawks( Visual )

15 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With no market for his herd, the master of a vast cattle ranch and his son decide to head the first cattle drive over the now famous Chisholm Trail, past the Red River, into Missouri. The path is filled with hardship and the drive looks hopeless as the men struggle to prevail
All dogs go to heaven by David Weiss( Visual )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and French and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie, a mischievous German Shepherd dog, finds himself knocking on Heaven's door after a fight with his evil ex-partner, Carface Malone. When he is denied entrance into Heaven, he must earn his halo by becoming the guardian angel of a little girl named Anne-Marie
Dr. No by Terence Young( Visual )

12 editions published between 1962 and 2000 in English and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British Agent 007 investigates interferences to U.S. rocket launches. He is sent to Jamaica, the suspected nerve centre from where the interference is emanating, to stifle the plans of his arch enemy SPECTRE's delegate, Dr. No who will stop at nothing to control the world
Doctor Zhivago by David Lean( Visual )

17 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film about the Russian Revolution as seen through the eyes of a doctor/poet. Doctor Zhivago sees his life torn apart by the Revolution and the alterations also affect the lives of many around him, including the gentle woman he marries and the fascinating other woman he cannot forget
12 Angry Men by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic courtroom drama about a teenage boy accused of killing his father and the jury that must decide his fate
The Alamo by John Wayne( Visual )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film depicts a pivotal event in American history--when 185 "Texicans" banded together in a crumbling adobe mission to hold off an army of 7,000 Mexican troops long enough to insure the eventual independence of Texas. Side 4 and 5- contains interviews and scenes from the making of the Alamo
The Battle of Britain by Guy Hamilton( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The British Royal Air Force engages the German Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain in 1940, with hopes of preventing the Nazis from invading the English mainland
Run silent, run deep by Robert Wise( Visual )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A World War II U.S. Navy submarine commander and his lieutenant wage war not only against the enemy, but also against each other
 
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Alternative Names
MGM Family Entertainment.

MGM/UA Home Entertainment.

MGM/UA Home Video

MGM United Artists.

Languages
English (300)

French (7)

Spanish (1)

German (1)

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West Side StoryThe Wizard of OzComing HomeHow the West was wonPoltergeistFiddler on the roofDr. No