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First National Pictures

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Works: 320 works in 500 publications in 1 language and 5,552 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Comedy films  Silent films  Juvenile works  Biography  Short films  Film and video adaptations 
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Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Casablanca by Michael Curtiz ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"You must remember this ... ". For the sentimentalists among us, "Casablanca" is *the* great movie of all times: exotic locale, Nazi villains, a bitter-sweet love triangle, and the 1940's Warner Brothers stock company fighting World War II as it should have been fought-- "Play it, Sam."
Little Caesar by Mervyn LeRoy ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cesare, alias Rico, Bandello (Robinson) and his cohort Joe Massara (Fairbanks) head for the big city looking for power and quick riches. A determined man, he ruthlessly pushes his way to the top of the mob
Objective, Burma! by Raoul Walsh ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a group of paratroopers are dropped into the Burmese jungle to destroy a Japanese radar station, they must make their way back through 200 miles of jungles and swamps while avoiding enemy soldiers
Go West by Buster Keaton ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
(Go West) A hapless young man, heeding the expansionist call of Horace Greeley, idealistically hops a freight train to meet his destiny. (The scarecrow) An unhealthy competition between roommates vying for the attentions of a young lady. (The paleface) Buster helps a Native American tribe defend their land from greedy developers
Steamboat Bill, Jr by Charles Riesner ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[Steamboat Bill, Jr.] Follows the adventures of a spoiled young man forced by his father to learn the ropes of riverboating. [Convict 13] Keaton struggles for survival inside prison walls. [Daydreams] Keaton tries to find his niche by trying out various professions
The big sleep by Howard Hawks ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L.A. private eye Philip Marlowe takes on a blackmail case and follows a trail peopled with murderers, pornographers, nightclub rogues and the spoiled rich
The General by Buster Keaton ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[The general] A locomotive is beloved by its engineer, who sets out to win the Civil War single handedly. [The playhouse] A comedy in which Keaton plays a stage manager, an actor, a monkey and other parts. [Cops] A comedy of errors in which Buster Keaton attempts to win his sweetheart's hand in marriage by becoming a successful businessman. His exploits climax in a chase with an entire police precinct
Gold diggers of 1935 by Busby Berkeley ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gold Diggers of 1935 is set in a ritzy New England summer resort, and involves a wealthy society matron, her beautiful daughter, and a young medical student
Battling Butler by Buster Keaton ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[Battling Butler] Alfred Butler, un homme délicat, est faussement pris pour "Battling" Butler, une boxeur renommé. [The haunted house] Buster se réfugie dans un manoir qui s'avère être hanté. [The frozen North] Buster vit de nombreuses péripéties dans le Grand Nord canadien
Angels with dirty faces by Michael Curtiz ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two childhood friends grow up and go their separate ways--one a criminal and the other a parish priest. Rocky Sullivan returns to his old neighborhood to find his lawless life style idolized by the young hoodlums there. Jerry Connelly, the parish priest sees his hard work turn unavailing because of Rocky's corruptive influence
Oliver Twist by Frank Lloyd ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1922 and 2000 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jackie Coogan stars as the irrepressible waif in 19th century England, whose adventures lead him from undernourished orphan to undertaker's apprentice, from novice pickpocket to pampered youth. Lon Chaney portrays the frightful, despicable Fagin in this atmospheric screen adaptation of Dickens' Oliver Twist
Band of angels ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of privileged society of the Old South, the shame of slave auctions and the clashes between North and South, black and white, man and woman
The great lie by Edmund Goulding ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Davis plays a good girl Maggie, a genteel Southerner with money, taste, and breeding. Astor plays a bad girl Sandra, an arrogant concert pianist who marries Maggie's one true love (George Brent). When Brent is lost in an airplane accident, the two make a pact that suits each woman's nature
In this our life by John Huston ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stanley Timberlake is a young woman who decides to dump her fiancé and runs off with her sister Roy's husband. They marry, settle in Baltimore, and Stanley ultimately drives Peter to drink and suicide. Stanley returns home to Richmond only to learn that her sister Roy and old flame Craig have fallen in love and plan to marry. The jealous and selfish Stanley attempts to win back Craig's affections, but her true character is revealed when, rather than take the rap herself, she attempts to pin a hit and run accident on a young black clerk who works in Craig's law office
Nancy Drew-- reporter ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While working as a reporter for the local newspaper, Nancy investigates a poisoning death and becomes convinced that the woman charged with the crime is actually innocent
White heat by Raoul Walsh ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arthur 'Cody' Jarrett is the unstable, murderous leader of a gang that specializes in robberies. Verna is his selfish, unfaithful wife. Big Ed harbors schemes to kill Cody, steal his wife, and take over the gang. Cody is devoted to his Mother, a no-nonsense elderly woman, who is part of the gang and provides his emotional support. Vic Pardo is his trusted cell mate and friend. But Pardo is really Hank Fallon-a government agent-put in the same prison to catch Cody doing something that can send him to "the chair."
Seven chances by Buster Keaton ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[Seven chances] A romantically jinxed young man must marry by 7 PM to inherit seven million dollars. While fate seems to thwart his efforts to woo the object of his true affection, public announcement of his strange predicament provides him with a throng of would-be brides. [Neighbors] Buster tries to woo his tenement sweetheart in spite of the barriers that stand between them. [The balloonatic] Buster is carried by hot air from a cityside amusement park to the rustic country where he ineptly struggles for survival and again somehow manages to stumble into romance."--Container
The lost world by Arthur Conan Doyle ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1925 and 2003 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Professor Challenger, the man of vision who persuades his skeptical colleagues to return with him to a remote South American plateau where he has discovered living dinosaurs. Resisting danger and death, Challenger's party return to London in triumph with a captive Brontosaurus. But the beast excapes, turning the city into a shambles and standing the 20th century on it's head
College by Buster Keaton ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
(College) Ronald is an idealistic freshman who attends Clayton College in pursuit of higher learning, but finds himself instead embroiled in a war of athletics as he fights for the heart of his beloved coed, Mary. (The electric house) Buster turns an ordinary dwelling into an automated funhouse. (Hard luck) A suicidal Buster makes a final effort at fitting in with society at a swank country club. (The blacksmith) Mechanical mayhem is wrought in a blacksmith's shop
Destination Tokyo ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1943 and 1990 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
World War II account of a US submarine on a secret mission to enter Tokyo Bay and send back meteorological information necessary for the first American bombing of the Japanese capital
 
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