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MCA Universal Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 968 works in 1,582 publications in 4 languages and 68,887 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Children's films  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Science fiction films  Motion pictures  Fiction  Legal films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor
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 )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 1,340 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 1,282 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
Lorenzo's oil by M. E Mller( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 1,179 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
Babe by Dick King-Smith( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,044 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
Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and German and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy entrepreneur creates a theme park featuring living dinosaurs drawn from prehistoric DNA. However, things go terribly awry for a group doing a pre-opening visit
Beethoven's 2nd by Rod Daniel( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 981 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 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman visits her grandmother one summer to think over a marriage proposal, and the women in a quilting bee confide to her the stories of the loves that have shaped their lives
The land before time by Judy Freudberg( Visual )

14 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 935 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
Fried green tomatoes by Jon Avnet( Visual )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 852 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 land before time II the great valley adventure( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Littlefoot and his friends are coaxed into the forbidden "Mysterious Beyond" and find themselves in big trouble
Beethoven by Brian Levant( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adopted by the Newton household's three children, an adorable little St. Bernard puppy grows into 185 pounds of disaster-prone trouble; There's trouble in the heir when Beethoven becomes the proud father of four pups, each one an adorable but mischievous bundle of joy; When two bumbling thieves threaten the safety of his family on vacation, Beethoven sets out to put a bit on the bad guys
The paper( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Igual que cada mañana, Henry Hackett se levanta aprisa de la cama. Lleva puesta la ropa del día anterior. Ha dormido poco. Como buen periodista, siempre anda detrás de una noticia de primera plana. Su mujer, Marty, también es reportera, aunque ha dejado un tiempo su profesión para dedicarse al hijo que espera. El diario está lleno de sorpresas para ambos. Porque, en 24 horas, todo puede suceder en The New York Sun, un diario sensacionalista y destartalado donde sólo importan las ventas. Alicia Clark, la redactora jefe, ejerce su cargo con dureza. Su criterio suele chocar con el de Hackett, al que le gustan las historias que lleguen al corazón. Bernie White, el editor, prefiere no entrar en sus disputas. Ahora, el periódico acaba de publicar un gran escándalo: dos chicos inocentes son acusados de asesinato. pero, dejarán en The New York Sun que la realidad estropee una buena noticia?
To kill a mockingbird by Robert Mulligan( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 775 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
The land before time III the time of the great giving( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 759 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
Balto III by Simon Wells( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An animated adventure about brave Alaskan sled dogs that deliver serum to save children from an epidenic in 1925."
Casper by Universal Film Manufacturing Company( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determined to get her hands on her father's hidden fortune, Carrigan is forced to hire an afterlife therapist to exercise the ghosts that keep frightening her away. Dr. Harvey and his daughter, Kat, move in and soon Kat meets Casper, the friendliest ghost. But Casper's uncles are still determined to drive all the "fleshies" away
Ma and Pa Kettle back on the farm( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After winning a contest yields them hot time in New York, the Kettles return to the sticks hoping for tranquility
The land before time IV journey through the mists( Visual )

4 editions published in 1996 in Spanish and English and held by 650 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
For whom the bell tolls by Sam Wood( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 608 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
12 monkeys by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 595 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
 
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English (119)

Spanish (12)

French (2)

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Apollo 13BabeThe land before timeFried green tomatoesThe land before time II the great valley adventureBeethovenTo kill a mockingbirdThe land before time III the time of the great giving