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MCA Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 739 works in 1,528 publications in 3 languages and 49,428 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Children's films  Animated films  History  Science fiction films  Juvenile works  Comedy films  War films 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by MCA Home Video (Firm)
To Kill a Mockingbird by Robert Mulligan( Visual )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and held by 1,039 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 glass menagerie by Tennessee Williams( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A strong willed woman attempts to impose her shattered dreams into the life and personality of her shy, reclusive daughter
E.T., the extra-terrestrial by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A moving story of a lost little alien who befriends a 10-year-old boy named Elliott. While E.T. learns about life on Earth, Elliott learns that friendship knows no earthly bounds
Twins by Ivan Reitman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ambitious genetic experiment takes the wrong turn when twins are born and then separated. Years later, the twins, who look nothing alike, meet and set off to find their mother
Fahrenheit 451 by François Truffaut( Visual )

12 editions published between 1966 and 1992 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Montag, a regimented fireman in charge of burning the forbidden volumes, meets a revolutionary school teacher who dares to read. Suddenly he finds himself a hunted fugitive, forced to choose not only between two women, but between personal safety and intellectual freedom
The land before time by Judy Freudberg( Visual )

8 editions published in 1989 in English and Spanish and held by 671 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
All quiet on the western front by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 1995 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story of World War I follows a group of young German recruits through their passage from idealism to disillusionment with war
Do the right thing by Spike Lee( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This powerful visual feast combines humor and drama with memorable characters while tracing the course of a single day on a block in the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn. It's the hottest day of the year, a scorching 24-hour period that will change the lives of its residents forever
An American tail by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mousekewitz family discovers the streets of America are not all paved with cheese, and living in a mouse tenement does not offer the life they hoped for. Young Tanya dreams of becoming a famous singer, and Fievel wants to become a tough lawdog like his hero Wylie Burp. Lured out west by the crafty entrepreneur Cat R. Waul, Fievel discovers the evil gentleman's true plans to turn the settlers into mouse-burgers. Enlisting the aid of his cat friend Tiger, the two team up with the legendary Wylie Burp to stop the feline gang's dastardly plot
Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

14 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A photographer confined to his room with a broken leg suspects a murder has been committed in a nearby apartment
The Little Engine that could by Watty Piper( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Animated film of the children's classic story of the little engine named Tillie who helps the big engine Georgia deliver a cargo of toys to eagerly waiting children."
Frankenstein by James Whale( Visual )

6 editions published between 1931 and 1991 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Mary Shelley's novel about the scientist who creates a terrifying monster
Spartacus by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epic tale of the bold gladiator slave Spartacus, the woman who believed in his cause, and the power-hungry Roman general who challenged his convictions. Set against the background of Imperial Rome at the height of its glory, Spartacus is an inspirational true account of the eternal struggle for freedom that combines history with spectacle to create a moving drama of love and commitment
Double Indemnity by Billy Wilder( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an insurance man with commission on his mind meets a suburban blond with murder in her heart, it's lust at first site. The two conspire to trick her husband into signing a policy that pays double for accidental death then push hin from a train without leaving any traces
Vertigo by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

7 editions published between 1958 and 1992 in English and French and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elaborately constructed murder story and a fascinating study in sexual obsession. A detective with a fear of heights is drawn into a complex plot in which a girl he loves apparently falls to her death. He then meets her double and tries to re-create the image of the woman he has loved but lost in death
Coal miner's daughter by Michael Apted( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Loretta Lynn, who rose from the poverty-stricken Appalachian area to become one of the biggest country singers of all time
Thoroughly modern Millie by George Roy Hill( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the carefree and fun era of the 1920s, an innocent country girl comes to the big city in search of a husband
Born on the Fourth of July by Raymond J Barry( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the young Ron Kovic from his days as a zealous teen who eagerly joins up for the Vietnam War, to his return from the war as an embittered veteran, paralyzed from mid-chest down. Chronicles his disillusionment with the country's continued involvement in Vietnam, his physical struggle and his emergence as a brave new voice for thousands of disenchanted vets
American graffiti by George Lucas( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The misadventures of four California teenagers one late summer night in 1962 become the focal point for an audience trip bact to the last "innocent" years of the 50's and early 60's
 
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Fahrenheit 451
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MCA Inc MCA Home Video (Firm)

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English (143)

Spanish (5)

French (2)

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TwinsFahrenheit 451All quiet on the western frontDouble Indemnity