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MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 2,642 works in 6,441 publications in 3 languages and 147,989 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Juvenile works  Historical films  Children's films  History  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Romance films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, fds, Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)
Inherit the wind by Gene Kelly( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 1,840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widescreen. A small Tennessee town gained national attention in 1925 when a biology schoolteacher was arrested for violating state law and teaching Darwin's theory of evolution in the classroom
The black stallion by MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)( Visual )

17 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 1,554 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 )

27 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loan shark Chili Palmer had 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, Chili talks tough ... and then pitches Harry a script idea. Immediately Chili is swept into the Hollywood scene: he schmoozes film star Martin Weir and romances "B" movie queen Karen Flores. In fact, all would be smooth for this cool new producer, if it weren't for the drug smugglers and an angry mobster who wan't leave him alone
Overboard by Garry Marshall( Visual )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 1,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A super-rich and pretentious socialite winds up in the world of a struggling carpenter with four kids
Coming Home by MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)( Visual )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A love story set against the social upheaval of the Vietnam war. While Sally's husband is serving in Vietnam, she becomes involved with a veteran of the war, a paraplegic at a San Diego veterans hospital
The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming( Visual )

24 editions published between 1939 and 1997 in English and Spanish and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothy, her dog Toto, and three friends set off for the mysterious Emerald City in search of the Wizard. They are pursued by the Wicked Witch of the West but they finally reach the Emerald City and receive an audience with the Wizard
West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern version of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, set in the Puerto Rican section of New York City
How the West was won by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

11 editions published between 1962 and 1999 in English and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About three generations of pioneers who live, love and fight through the epic events that shaped the Old West
Dr. No by Terence Young( Visual )

19 editions published between 1962 and 2006 in English and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bond is sent to Jamaica to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a British Secret Service Agent
The Alamo by John Wayne( Visual )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the historic battle by 185 men against a 7,000-man Mexican army--a battle that ended in the smaller forces' defeat, but lasted long enough to insure the eventual independence of Texas
The Battle of Britain by Guy Hamilton( Visual )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the aerial combat battle of WWII, in which the Royal Air Force held off the German Luftwaffe
Poltergeist by Tobe Hooper( Visual )

17 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life is very pleasant for a California family until a host of other-worldly forces invade their peaceful suburban home. Their house is turned into a supernatural sideshow, and if the family doesn't clear out, they will be swept off into nightmarish chaos
Run silent, run deep by Robert Wise( Visual )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The realities of submarine warfare during World War II in the Pacific is centered around two submarine officers who are destined to clash with each other from the first moment they meet
Fiddler on the roof by Norman Jewison( Visual )

19 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and French and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a pre-revolutionary Russian village, Tevye the Jewish milkman, his wife and their 5 daughters struggle with changing values, dying traditions and finally the religious programs that drive them and the rest of the Jewish community from their homes
All dogs go to heaven by David Nathan Weiss( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 809 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
Doctor Zhivago by David Lean( Visual )

17 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This landmark film is both a vast panorama of Russia convulsed by the Bolshevik Revolution and the intimate drama of one man's struggle to survive. The movie traces the life of surgeon-poet Yury Zhivago before and during the Russian Revolution. Married to an upper-class girl who is devoted to him, yet in love with an unfortunate woman who becomes his muse, Zhivago is torn between fidelity and passion. Sympathetic with the revolution but shaken by the wars and purges, he struggles to retain his individualism as a humanist amid the spirit of collectivism
Singin' in the Rain by Nacio Herb Brown( Visual )

21 editions published between 1951 and 1998 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical parody of Hollywood's frantic transition to the "talkies" during the late twenties. Includes the original trailer, a deleted sequence featuring Debbie Reynolds, and reminiscences about the filming of the movie
12 Angry Men by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic courtroom drama about a teenage boy accused of killing his father and the jury that must decide his fate
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch stole Christmas! by Seuss( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In tongue-twisting verse and lighthearted music, this is the timeless tale of the mean-spirited Grinch and his feeble attempts to steal the yuletide celebration of Whoville
Alexander the Great by Robert Rossen( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epic story of the Greek hero and world-conquerer
 
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Coming HomeThe Wizard of OzWest Side StoryHow the West was wonDr. NoPoltergeistFiddler on the roofDoctor Zhivago
Alternative Names
MGM Family Entertainment.

MGM Home Entertainment amerikanskt hemvideoföretag

MGM Home Entertainment US home video company

MGM/UA Home Entertainment.

MGM/UA Home Video

MGM United Artists.

米高梅家庭娱乐

米高梅家庭娛樂發行公司

Languages
English (281)

Spanish (2)

French (1)