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Republic Entertainment Inc

Overview
Works: 181 works in 310 publications in 2 languages and 10,329 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  Historical films  War films  Science fiction films  History  Horror films  Television adaptations  Comedy films 
Roles: Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Republic Entertainment Inc
Frank Capra's it's a wonderful life by Albert Hackett( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 1,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would had been like if he never existed. A Christmas classic. Features both the black and white and the colorized version
High Noon by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

24 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in English and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired marshal's wedding is interrupted when he learns a killer he had sent to jail will return to town on the noon train to seek revenge
Sands of Iwo Jima by Allan Dwan( Visual )

10 editions published between 1949 and 2007 in English and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stryker, a hard-nosed Marine sergeant prepares a company of recruits for combat in World War II's Pacific Theater. The new unit's training is soon put to the test in a full-scale battle against the Japanese on Iwo Jima. The famous flag-raising on Mt. Suribachi is depicted near the film's conclusion
The Pawnbroker by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

4 editions published between 1965 and 2003 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A long time ago, Sol Nazerman was a professor. He had a wife, children. Then the Germans came. Sol survived the concentration camp, his family did not. Now, as the pawnbroker in a shop owned by a racketeer, he grows increasingly bitter and callous, withdrawing still further from the world around him. His eager assistant Jesus looks to him as both a teacher and a father figure, but Sol eschews involvement or compassion. This detachment leads to a tragedy, which awakens Sol's humanity, wherein he can finally acknowledge his burden of grief and guilt
Operation Petticoat by Blake Edwards( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War 2 comedy about a submarine commander who finds himself stuck with a decrepit (and pink) sub, a con-man executive officer and a group of Army nurses
Invasion of the body snatchers by Don Siegel( Visual )

14 editions published between 1955 and 2007 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plant-like extraterrestrials have invaded Santa Mira, a small town in California, replicating the villagers in giant seed "pods" and taking possession of their souls while they sleep. In a terrifying race for his life, Dr. Miles Bennell escapes to warn the world of the deadly invasion of the pod people
Flying tigers( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heroic story of American airmen fighting the Japanese over China in early World War II
Ironweed by Hector Babenco( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Albany, New York, Halloween, 1938. Francis Phelan and Helen Archer are bums. She used to be a singer on the radio, he used to be a major league pitcher. Death surrounds them. Helen is sick, one of their pals has cancer, he digs graves at the cemetery and visits the grave of his infant son whom he dropped. Visions of his past haunt him, including ghosts of two men he killed. One night, while drinking, Helen tries to sing at a bar. Next day, Fran visits his wife and children and meets a grandson. He could stay, but decides it's not for him. Helen gets their things out of storage and finds a hotel. Amidst their mistakes and dereliction, they live with a code of fairness and loyalty
The stand by Mick Garris( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally aired as a television mini-series, this all-star filmization of Stephen King's gripping epic of good versus evil chronicles the episodic adventures of a disparate group of people who struggle to reestablish civilization after a man-made catastrophe wipes out most of the world's population. The world abruptly ends when a deadly virus accidentally escapes from a government sponsored biological warfare laboratory. Soon people are dropping like flies from the plague
The bells of St. Mary's by Leo McCarey( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parish priest Father O'Malley is sent to revive the financially ailing parochial school. The easy-going O'Malley is immediately at odds with no-nonsense Sister Benedict on how to educate children. Beyond their delightful battle of wits lies a bigger problem. The skinflint businessman next door wants St. Mary's condemned. Only a miracle can save it now. How a devilish situation finds a heavenly solution remains to be seen in this captivating family classic that was nominated for eight Oscars, including Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Actress.--Container
William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All-star 1970 version of Shakespeare's classic tale of Julius Caesar's assassination at the hands of the Roman senate. The powerful, heroic and flawed emperor Caesar is warned to "Beware the Ides of March," and with these words the legendary betrayal by the Roman senate begins. Those closest to him, including Brutus, Cassius and even his confidant Marc Antony, plot Caesar's downfall and eventual assassination
The grass is greener by Stanley Donen( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jealous English earl (Grant) who wants to keep his beautiful wife (Kerr) first tries suave trickery but finally resorts to a duel with pistols
Rio Grande by John Ford( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and French and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen years back, Lt. Colonel Kirby Yorke's devotion to military duty led him to destroy the plantation home of his southern-born wife during the Civil War. He is now a lonely man, fighting Indians in the west. Returning from his latest skirmish with the Apaches, Yorke finds that his son Jeff--enlisted as an ordinary soldier after failing at West Point--has been assigned to his command. Kirby's estranged wife, Kathleen, has also arrived at the fort in an effort to buy her son's way out of the army. A group of renegade Apaches keeps eluding Yorke by crossing the Rio Grande into Mexico, but he plans a raid in hopes that it will end the problem for good
The fighting Kentuckian( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Duke leads a regiment of Kentucky riflemen through a French settlement, falls in love with a general's lovely daughter, and locks horns with a rival suitor who has a nefarious land-grabbing scheme up his sleeve. The courtship battle escalates into a full-scale frontier war
Le colonel Chabert by Yves Angelo( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in French and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feature film from France. Based on the Balzac work, period drama set in 1817 when, having been declared killed in action ten years earlier, Chabert returns home to find his 'widow' remarried and his fortune appropriated. Hiring a brilliant lawyer, he sets out to recover his due
The fighting seabees by Edward Ludwig( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tough civilian construction man and a Navy officer organize a work force to repair installations close to Japanese lines in World War II. The story of the formation of the U.S. Navy's construction corps, the Seabees
Highlander II( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once again Conner MacLeod calls up the spirit of his mentor Juan Ramirez and together they join in one final, fiery battle to save mankind
One touch of Venus by William A Seiter( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a long-lost statue of Venus turns out to be the genuine article on an earthly assignment, a hapless department store clerk suddenly becomes the object of a furious employer, a jealous fiance and one love-struck statue in this heavenly musical comedy of mistaken identity
The best of Bonanza( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight episodes on two discs of the classic television show 'Bonanza'
The sands of Iwo Jima ; The Flying Tigers( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flying Tigers: Heroic story of American airmen fighting the Japanese over China in early World War II
 
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