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MCA Universal Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 980 works in 1,605 publications in 4 languages and 63,643 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Historical films  Animated films  Biographical films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about MCA Universal Home Video (Firm)
 
Most widely held works by MCA Universal Home Video (Firm)
Schindler's list by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and French and held by 1,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of the enigmatic Oskar Schindler, a member of the Nazi party, womanizer & war profiteer, who saved the lives of more than 1,100 Jews during the Holocaust
Apollo 13 by Ron Howard( Visual )

10 editions published in 1995 in 3 languages and held by 1,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Stranded 205,000 miles from Earth in a crippled spacecraft, astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, and Jack Swigert fight a desperate battle to survive. Meanwhile, at Mission Control, astronaut Ken Mattingly, flight director Gene Kranz and a heroic ground crew race against time, and the odds, to bring them home"--Container
Babe by Dick King-Smith( Visual )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entertaining version of the life of Babe Ruth, from his youth in Baltimore to his retirement from the game of baseball
Lorenzo's oil by M. E Müller( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 1,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy develops a disease so rare that nobody is working on a cure, so his father decides to learn about it and tackle the problem himself
Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a remote island off Costa Rica, wealthy entrepreneur John Hammond (Attenborough) has created Jurassic Park. It features real live dinosaurs, created through the reconstruction of dinosaur DNA. Prompted by his lawyer (Ferrero), Hammond recruits paleontologist Dr. Alan Grant (Neill), paleobotanist Dr. Ellie Sattler (Dern), and eccentric mathematician Ian Malcolm (Goldblum) to take a guided tour of the park, evaluate it, and give it a seal of approval. Hammond's visiting grandchildren (Richards and Mazzello) come along for the ride, which is interrupted by a tropical storm and industrial sabotage
Beethoven's 2nd by Rod Daniel( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sequel about the Newton family and their further adventures with the lovable Saint Bernard, Beethoven. When Beethoven meets the lady Saint Bernard of his dreams, the result is four valuable pups. The owner of the female sees only money, and its up to the Newton kids to bring the pups home!
The land before time by Judy Freudberg( Visual )

14 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young brontosaurus is separated from his family and sets off to find the legendary Great Valley. Along the way he meets other young dinosaurs and together they surmount obstacles, learning the importance of working together
The land before time II : the great valley adventure by Universal Home Video( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young brontosaurus and his friends go into the "mysterious beyond" and find themselves in big trouble when they "adopt" an egg that turns out to be a Sharptooth
Fried green tomatoes by Jon Avnet( Visual )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chance encounter in a nursing home leads to an unexpected friendship between a dowdy housewife and a spry octagenarian who tells her the story of a fiercely independent woman half a century ago, inspiring the housewife to change her life, often with hilarious results
The paper( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A star-studded cast in a stop-the-presses comedy that brings the fast paced, cutthroat, frequently hilarious world of newspaper journalism vividly to life."--Container
Beethoven by Brian Levant( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Newton family is unprepared for the chaos that enters their lives when the cute, frisky St. Bernard puppy they adopt grows into an enormous, drooling disaster-prone pooch named Beethoven!
The land before time III : the time of the great giving by Universal Home Video( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a meteorite cuts off the water supply for the Great Valley, a young dinosaur named Littlefoot and his friends search for more water and find a large pool near the home of the dreaded Sharpteeth
To Kill a Mockingbird by Robert Mulligan( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The setting is a dusty Southern town during the Depression. A white woman accuses a black man of rape. Though he is obviously innocent, the outcome of his trial is such a foregone conclusion that no lawyer will step forward to defend him--except the town's most distinguished citizen. His compassionate defense costs him many friendships but earns him the respect and admiration of his two motherless children
Casper by Bradley Silberling( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "ghost therapist" is hired to exorcise the ghosts in an old house so the owner can search for its fabled treasure, but the ghosts have other ideas
Balto III by Cliff Ruby( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An animated adventure about brave Alaskan sled dogs that deliver serum to save children from an epidenic in 1925."
The land before time IV : journey through the mists by MCA Universal Home Video (Firm)( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Littlefoot and his pals explore swamps and outwit sly new villian to find a special flower that will heal Littlefoot's sick grandfather
12 monkeys by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and French and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 2035 and people subsist in a desolate netherworld after the eradication of 99 percent of the earths population, a holocaust that makes the planets surface uninhabitable and peoples destiny uncertain. A desperate group of scientists secure a reluctant volunteer, James Cole, to embark on a dangerous mission back to 1996 in the hope he can unravel this nightmare before everyone is dead. When he arrives in 1996, he meets Jeffrey Goines, the unstable son of a renowned scientist, and Dr. Kathryn Railly, a psychiatrist and author who eventually believes his prophetic warnings of the worlds fate. Questioning his own sanity, Cole and Railly struggle to unravel the mystery with two clues: a haunting childhood memory and a series of puzzling symbols from a group known as The Army of the Twelve Monkeys
For whom the bell tolls by Sam Wood( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American fighting in the Spanish Civil War on the side of the anti-fascists falls in love with an innocent young partisan
Back to the future by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marty McFly and Doc Brown first travel to the year 2015 to save Marty's as yet unborn son from going to jail. While there Marty purchases a sports history book, wanting to make some money wagering on future events. Doc convinces him this would be unethical and he discards the book. Biff, who became a wealthy man by using this book, delivers the book to himself as a young man to insure his future. Marty and Doc must then go back to 1955 to retrieve the book
The Flintstones by Brian Levant( Visual )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the town of Bedrock, Fred Flintstone is set up to take the rap when Cliff Vandercave plans to steal a fortune from Slate and Co
 
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controlled identityUniversal Studios Home Video (Firm)

MCA Inc MCA Universal Home Video (Firm)

Languages
English (132)

Spanish (13)

French (6)

German (1)

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Apollo 13BabeThe land before timeThe land before time II : the great valley adventureFried green tomatoesBeethovenThe land before time III : the time of the great givingTo Kill a Mockingbird