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MCA Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 728 works in 1,614 publications in 3 languages and 45,807 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Science fiction films  Children's films  War films  Animated films  Comedy films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by MCA Home Video (Firm)
To Kill a Mockingbird by Robert Mulligan( Visual )

12 editions published between 1962 and 2001 in English and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gregory Peck won an Oscar for his brilliant performance as the Southern lawyer who defends a black man accused of rape in this film version of the Pulitzer Prize winning novel by Harper Lee. The way in which it captures a time, a place and above all, a mood, makes this film a masterpiece
E.T., the extra-terrestrial by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 902 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
The glass menagerie by Paul Newman( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A strong willed woman attempts to impose her shattered dreams into the life and personality of her shy, reclusive daughter
Twins by Ivan Reitman( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A genetic experiment goes wrong when twins - who look nothing alike - are born and then separated. Years later, the unlikely siblings meet and set off on a cross-country misadventure to find their mother, but end up finding out more about themselves
Fahrenheit 451 by François Truffaut( Visual )

13 editions published between 1966 and 1992 in English and held by 644 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 )

9 editions published in 1989 in English and Spanish and held by 614 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
All quiet on the western front by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 1995 in English and held by 598 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 597 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 589 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 )

15 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a photographer with a broken leg, Stewart takes up the fine art of spying on his Greenwich Village neighbors during a summer heat wave. But things really begin to get hot for Stewart, Kelly and the unassuming audience when he suspects neighbor Raymond Burr of murdering his invalid wife and burying the body in a flower garden
The Little Engine that could by Watty Piper( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 553 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 Michael Cimino( Visual )

10 editions published between 1978 and 1996 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of three young Pennsylvania steelworkers who are devastated by their experiences during the Vietnam War
Frankenstein by James Whale( Visual )

6 editions published between 1931 and 1999 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his quest to discover life, Dr. Frankenstein creates a terrifying yet strangely sympathetic monster
Spartacus by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in English and held by 467 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
Thoroughly modern Millie by George Roy Hill( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 463 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
Coal miner's daughter by Michael Apted( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 444 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
Double Indemnity by Billy Wilder( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An insurence agent connives with the glamorous wife of a client to kill her husband and collect."--Halliwell's Film and video guide, 5th ed
Vertigo by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

8 editions published between 1958 and 1992 in English and French and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A troubled detective is pathologically afraid of heights and obsessed with a lost love and her look-alike
Parenthood by Ron Howard( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and French and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Buckmans are a modern-day family facing the age-old dilemma of trying to raise children the "right way."
American graffiti by George Lucas( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and held by 414 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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E.T., the extra-terrestrialTwinsFahrenheit 451All quiet on the western frontDouble Indemnity