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MCA Universal Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 955 works in 1,569 publications in 4 languages and 77,834 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Animated films  Film and video adaptations  Pictorial works  Motion picture music  Interviews 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by MCA Universal Home Video (Firm)
Schindler's list by Thomas Keneally ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and French and held by 1,576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oskar Schindler, a "good" German, saves the lives of more than 1,100 Jews during the Holocaust
Apollo 13 by Ron Howard ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and French and held by 1,478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It had been less than a year since man first walked on the Moon, but as far as the American public was concerned, Apollo 13 was just another "routine" space flight - until these words pierced the immense void of space: "Houston, we have a problem." 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
Babe by Dick King-Smith ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An orphaned piglet, Babe is cared for by a sheepdog and soon thinks he is one, too. The farmer senses something special in Babe and enters him in the National Sheepdog Championships
Lorenzo's oil ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 1,189 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 )
7 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 1,160 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 )
15 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a long-ago age of volcanoes and perilous earthquakes a young bracheosaurus named Littlefoot suddenly finds himself on his own. Setting out to find the lush feeding ground of the legendary Great Valley, he meets up with four other young dinosaurs named Cera, Spike, Ducky and Petrie who join his quest
Beethoven's 2nd by Rod Daniel ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 1,035 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!
How to make an American quilt by Jocelyn Moorhouse ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Afin de guider les choix d'une jeune femme qui hésite à se marier, des dames plus âgées lui racontent des épisodes de leurs propres vies sentimentales
Fried green tomatoes by Jon Avnet ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A chance encounter in a nursing home between dowdy housewife Evelyn Couch (Bates) and spry octogenarian Ninny Threadgoode (Tandy) leads to an unexpected friendship. Ninny tells Evelyn an absorbing story of two women who lived half a century ago in the town of Whistle Stop: the fiercely independent Idgie (Masterson) and the gentle Ruth (Parker). Idgie stands up to the Klan, Ruth's abusive husband and a charge of murder in a time when a woman's place was considered the kitchen. Idgie's courage in the face of adversity inspires Evelyn to take a look at her own life and make drastic changes, often with hilarious results
The land before time II the great valley adventure ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 929 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!
To kill a mockingbird by Robert Mulligan ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 920 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. --
Beethoven by Brian Levant ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 907 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 ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 882 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
Casper by Universal Film Manufacturing Company ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 845 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
Balto by Simon Wells ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"An animated adventure about brave Alaskan sled dogs that deliver serum to save children from an epidenic in 1925."
Ma and Pa Kettle at home ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ma and Pa Kettle try to spruce up their ramshackle nest before judges visit to decide if theirs is the dream farm
The land before time IV journey through the mists ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1996 in Spanish and English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Littlefoot's grandpa gets sick, he and his friends set out through the once-dry land of mists to retrieve the special night flower which will save him
The Paper ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 745 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
For whom the bell tolls by Sam Wood ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The story of Robert Jordan (Cooper), 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 (Katina Paxinou), the dangerously undependable Pablo (Akim Tamiroff), and the lovely, innocent Maria (Bergman). As danger mounts, Robert and Maria develop a closeness that blossoms into one of the screen's greatest love stories."--Container
The Flintstones by Brian Levant ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 662 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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