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MCA Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 805 works in 1,681 publications in 3 languages and 41,628 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Detective and mystery films  Historical films  War films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Animated films  Biographical 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 )

12 editions published between 1962 and 2001 in English and held by 864 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
E.T., the extra-terrestrial by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steven Spielberg's masterpiece about a boy and his special bond with an alien from another planet. This 30th Anniversary Edition includes hours of bonus features, including a new interview with Steven Spielberg, as well as The E.T. Journals, a Blu-ray exclusive
The glass menagerie by Paul Newman( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and held by 763 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 722 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 573 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 Steven Spielberg( Visual )

9 editions published in 1989 in English and Spanish and held by 543 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
An American tail by Don Bluth( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Russian mouse lands in New York in the 1880s, only to be separated from his family. He must now learn to live on the streets and evade the mean cats
All quiet on the western front by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

13 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of young WWI German recruits pass 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 513 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 residents forever
The Little Engine that could by Watty Piper( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and Spanish and held by 500 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."
Rear Window by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

16 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in English and held by 499 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 deer hunter by Michael Cimino( Visual )

10 editions published between 1978 and 1996 in English and held by 478 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
Thoroughly modern Millie by George Roy Hill( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 468 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 )

7 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 399 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
Spartacus by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 393 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
Vertigo by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1992 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

San Francisco police detective Scottie Ferguson is forced to retire when a freak accident gives him a severe fear of heights. When a rich shipbuilder hires Scottie to follow his wife, who may be suicidal, Scottie finds himself falling in love with her. Eventually Ferguson becomes obsessed with the chance to re-create her in another woman
Double Indemnity by Billy Wilder( Visual )

10 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An insurance man and a suburban wife conspire to trick her husband into signing a policy that pays double for accidental death-- then push him from a train. It's an almost perfect crime
Out of Africa by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of Karen Blixen, a strong-willed woman who, with her philandering husband, runs a coffee plantation in Kenya, circa 1914. To her astonishment she soon discovers herself falling in love with the land, its people and the mysterious white hunter
Parenthood by Ron Howard( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and French and held by 372 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 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One night in the life of a group of high school friends just before they go off to college, jobs, or the army
 
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English (173)

Spanish (5)

French (1)