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MCA Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 706 works in 1,549 publications in 3 languages and 48,019 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Children's films  War films  Animated films  Detective and mystery films  Science fiction films  History  Juvenile works  Comedy films 
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 )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two children in a small southern town are thrust into an adult world of racial bigotry and hatred when their lawyer father chooses to defend a Black man unjustly accused of raping a white girl
The glass menagerie by Paul Newman( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and held by 950 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 )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 10-year old boy befriends a creature from another planet that has been stranded on earth. A warm, insightful story of childhood innocence, frustration, courage and love. An exhilarating experience for young and old alike. John Williams won an Oscar for his score, as did the sound and visual effects teams
Twins by Josh Aronson( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 721 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
The land before time by Universal Home Entertainment Productions (Firm)( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 2 movies from the "Land before time" series
Fahrenheit 451 by François Truffaut( Visual )

12 editions published between 1966 and 1992 in English and held by 676 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
All quiet on the western front by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 1995 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven patriotic German youths go together from school to the battlefields of World War I. They experience the horrors of war first-hand, stuck in the trenches and facing gradual extermination. Centers on experiences of one of the young men, Paul Baumer, who changes from enthusiastic war endorser to battle-weary veteran
Do the right thing by Spike Lee( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 627 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 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film follows the humorous and dramatic adventures of Fievel, a little boy mouse who journeys from Russia to America with his family to seek a new life free of cat persecution. During the stormy boat trip Fievel is lost at sea, finally washing up ashore in New York Harbor, where he vows to find his family
Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

14 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in English and held by 588 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
The Little Engine that could by Watty Piper( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 585 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 )

11 editions published between 1978 and 1996 in English and held by 569 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
Frankenstein : the legacy collection by James Whale( Visual )

5 editions published between 1931 and 1991 in English and held by 510 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 487 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 470 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
Thoroughly modern Millie by George Roy Hill( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 469 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 462 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
Vertigo by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

7 editions published between 1958 and 1992 in English and French and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

San Francisco police detective Scottie Ferguson, forced to retire when a freak accident gives him a severe case of acrophobia, is hired by a rich shipbuilder to follow his wife, who is behaving suspiciously and might be planning suicide
Parenthood by Ron Howard( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and French and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Buckmans are a modern day family facing the age-old dilemma of trying to raise children the "right way."
Born on the Fourth of July by Raymond J Barry( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Ron Kovic. Follows the young Kovic from a zealous teen who eagerly volunteers for the Vietnam War, to an embittered veteran paralysed from the mid-chest down
 
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Spanish (5)

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E.T., the extra-terrestrialTwinsFahrenheit 451All quiet on the western frontDouble Indemnity