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First National Pictures

Overview
Works: 314 works in 517 publications in 1 language and 4,810 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Gangster films  Film noir  Silent films  War films  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films  Crime films 
Roles: Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by First National Pictures
Casablanca by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 313 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."
Steamboat Bill, Jr. by Buster Keaton( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 255 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 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this hard boiled detective story, private eye Philip Marlowe gets caught up in a twisted tale of blackmail and murder
Little Caesar by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

13 editions published between 1930 and 2000 in English and held by 250 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
Go West by Buster Keaton( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 230 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] Follows the 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
The General by Buster Keaton( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The General - Buster keaton stars and directs this true story of the train that ran between Chattanooga and Atlanta during the Civil War. Northern Troops are trying to steal the "General" and stop it form delivering much needed supplies to the Confederates. College - Silent film star Buster Keaton portrays a high school valedictorian on his way to college, where he hilariously tries to join any athletic program on campus that will have him
Battling Butler by Buster Keaton( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El padre de Alfred quiere hacer un hombre de provecho de él, así que le envía a una cacería, donde lo único que caza es un pollo. Se enamora de una chica de la montaña. Cuando el padre y los hermanos de la chica se ríen de él, se les informa de que él es Alfred "Batling" Butler, el campeón de los boxeadores
Angels with dirty faces by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Un sacerdote presencia impotente cómo los niños marginados de su parroquia sucumben a las malas influencias de un criminal que fue compañero suyo de la infancia. Sin embargo, con el tiempo los dos hombres siguieron caminos muy diferentes: uno abrazó el sacerdocio y el otro se convirtió en un gángster."
Oliver Twist by Frank Lloyd( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of an orphan born in a workhouse who is starved, mistreated, sold as an apprentice and finally runs away to London
Gold diggers of 1935 by Busby Berkeley( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's summer season at New England's Wentworth Plaza Hotel. And that means it's time for the rich to come out to play--and for gold diggers of every persuasion to try to reel in a sucker or two. Dick Powell heads the cast of this musical romp, playing a desk clerk who agrees to be a gentlemanly escort for the sheltered daughter (Gloria Stuart) of a wealthy widow"--Container
Seven chances by Buster Keaton( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 114 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
Mildred Pierce by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman's obsessive love for her spoiled and selfish daughter leads her into divorce, the restaurant business, and the accusation of murder
Nancy Drew-- reporter by William Clemens( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Nancy Drew wins a journalism contest it starts her down a trail of trouble as she tries to crack the case she's covering for the paper and prove another girl innocent of murder charges
College by James W Horne( Visual )

8 editions published between 1927 and 2005 in English and held by 97 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
Band of angels( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 94 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
White heat by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 93 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."
The great lie by Edmund Goulding( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 90 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
The lost world by Harry O Hoyt( Visual )

15 editions published between 1925 and 2003 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of British scientists journey to South America to explore a remote plateau inhabited by dinosaurs and apemen and return to London with a brontosaurus
Objective, Burma! by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 81 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
A First National collection( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of six early Charlie Chaplin films. This version includes unused footage from the original films, as well as an 11 minute 'home movie' "Nice and friendly", and the four minute short film "A visit from General Leonard Wood on the set of Sunnyside."
 
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First National Filmproduktionsgesellschaft

First National Pictures

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Angels with dirty facesGold diggers of 1935White heat