WorldCat Identities

MCA Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 691 works in 1,522 publications in 3 languages and 51,386 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Children's films  Animated films  Juvenile works  Motion pictures 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by MCA Home Video (Firm)
Vertigo by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

28 editions published between 1958 and 1995 in English and French and held by 1,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph Cotten stars as Uncle Charlie, a killer who travels from Philadelphia to California just one step ahead of the law
To Kill a Mockingbird by Robert Mulligan( Visual )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and held by 1,079 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
Tennessee Williams' The glass menagerie by Tennessee Williams( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and held by 1,032 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 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 1,006 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
Fahrenheit 451 by François Truffaut( Visual )

12 editions published between 1966 and 1992 in English and held by 728 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
Twins by Ivan Reitman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 707 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
The land before time by Judy Freudberg( Visual )

8 editions published in 1989 in English and Spanish and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five young dinosaurs named Littlefoot, Cera, Spike, Ducky, and Petrie set off on a journey in search of the legendary Great Valley, where dinosaurs can thrive and live in peace
Do the right thing by Spike Lee( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spike Lee's powerful film 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, New York
All quiet on the western front by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

12 editions published between 1984 and 1995 in English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of young World War I German recruits pass from idealism to disillusionment with war
Frankenstein the legacy collection by James Whale( Visual )

7 editions published between 1931 and 1991 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frankenstein's monster longs for a mate of his own
Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

16 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in English and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A news photographer, confined to his room by a broken leg, sees a murder committed in a room on the other side of the court
An American tail by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Es la historia de la Familia Ratonovich que inmigra a los Estados Unidos en busca de una vida mejor, lejos del alcance de los terribles gatos que amenazan su existencia en su propio país
The Little engine that could by Watty Piper( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 629 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."
The deer hunter by E. M Corder( Visual )

10 editions published between 1978 and 1996 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tracks a group of steel worker pals from a Pennsylvania blast furnace to the cool hunting grounds of the Alleghenies to the lethal cauldron of Vietnam. A drama of friendship and courage, and what happens to these qualities under stress
Spartacus by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in English and held by 520 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 518 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
Coal miner's daughter by Michael Apted( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 481 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
Born on the Fourth of July by Raymond J Barry( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the young Ron Kovic (Cruise) from his days as a zealous teen who eagerly joins the Marines during 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 voice for thousands of disenchanted vets
The Milagro beanfield war by Robert Redford( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and Spanish and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small New Mexican village threatened by development and how a single act of rebellion rekindles its pride and strength of spirit
Thoroughly modern Millie by George Roy Hill( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 471 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
 
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Spanish (6)

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E.T., the extra-terrestrialFahrenheit 451TwinsAll quiet on the western frontDouble IndemnityThe Milagro beanfield war