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MCA Universal Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 971 works in 1,747 publications in 4 languages and 59,436 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  Children's films  Animated films  Historical films  Biographical films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Producer, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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 )

21 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and French and held by 1,182 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
Lorenzo's oil by Mi le( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama based on the true story of the extraordinary mission for a medical cure begun by Augusto and Michaela Odone when their five-year-old son, Lorenzo, is diagnosed with a rare terminal disease
Babe by Dick King-Smith( Visual )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lovable talking piglet makes friends with all the animals in the barnyard, proving to everyone on the farm that different types can get along
Apollo 13 by Ron Howard( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 1,109 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
Beethoven's 2nd by Rod Daniel( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 899 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!
Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 892 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
The land before time by Judy Freudberg( Visual )

16 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Littlefoot, a young brontosaurus, sets off on a journey in search of the Great Valley where dinosaurs can live in peace and safety. On this amazing journey, he meets four other young dinosaurs and they have incredible adventures
The paper( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 762 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
The land before time II : the great valley adventure by Scott McAfee( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Littlefoot, a young brontosaurus, and his friends Cera, Spike, Ducky and Petrie travel to the forbidden "Great beyond", where they soon find themselves in big trouble!
Fried green tomatoes by Jon Avnet( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chance encounter in a nursing home between a dowdy housewife and a spry octagenarian leads to an unexpected friendship. The story told of a fiercely independent woman half a century ago inspires the housewife to change her life, often with hilarious results
Beethoven by Brian Levant( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barely escaping from nefarious dog-nappers, an adorable puppy named Beethoven adopts the unsuspecting Newton family -- and promptly grows up into 185 pounds of romping, drooling, disaster-prone St. Bernard!
Casper by Bradley Silberling( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ghost therapist" Dr. James Harvey and his daughter Kat arrive at drafty, old Whipstaff Manor. Its greedy owner, Carrigan Crittendon, has hired Dr. Harvey to exorcise the house's apparitions: a friendly but lonely young ghost named Casper, who's just looking for a friend, and his outrageous uncles Stretch, Stinkie and Fatso (The Ghostly Trio). If the plan works, she and Dibs, her partner-in-slime, can get their hands on the manor's fabled treasure. Casper finds a kindred spirit in Kat, but the Ghostly Trio will not tolerate "fleshies" in their house
To Kill a Mockingbird by Robert Mulligan( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 633 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
Balto III by Simon Wells( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part husky/part wolf, Balto doesn't know where he belongs. He's an outcast in Alaska, except to his true friends--Boris, the Russian snow goose; polar bear cubs Muk and Luk; and the beautiful husky, Jenna. Even though he's different, all of Balto's friends recognize what he still can't see himself; his noble spirit. One day, a serious diphtheria epidemic spreads fast among the children of Nome. When a fierce blizzard closes off all routes of transport, there's no way to obtain life-saving medicine ... unless a team of sled dogs can race six-hundred miles through the blinding Arctic storm and bring back antitoxin. But the dogs are lost in the frozen wilderness. Now, only Balto can rescue the team and save the children
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 590 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
The land before time by MCA Universal Home Video( Visual )

4 editions published in 1996 in Spanish and English and held by 556 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
The far country by Anthony Mann( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A solid western saga set against the colorful, scenic backdrop of Dawson, Yukon Territory mining camps
12 monkeys by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

19 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and French and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cole travels into the past to retrieve samples of a virus so a cure can be designed. He meets a psychiatrist and a mental patient in his search for the Army of the Twelve Monkeys
For whom the bell tolls by Sam Wood( Visual )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Robert Jordan, an American demolition expert who lends his abilities to the anti-fascist freedom fighters of Spain. Assisting him is a band of warriors that includes the strong-willed Pilar, the dangerously undependable Pablo, and the lovely, innocent Maria
Back to the future by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 501 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
 
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Schindler's list
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BabeApollo 13The land before timeThe land before time II : the great valley adventureFried green tomatoesBeethovenTo Kill a MockingbirdBalto III
Alternative Names

controlled identityUniversal Studios Home Video (Firm)

MCA Inc MCA Universal Home Video (Firm)

Languages
English (161)

Spanish (12)

French (6)

German (1)