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First National Pictures

Overview
Works: 311 works in 523 publications in 1 language and 4,770 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Gangster films  War films  Film noir  Detective and mystery films  Crime films  Silent films  Comedy films 
Roles: Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by First National Pictures
Casablanca by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 308 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."
The big sleep by Howard Hawks( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 266 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
Steamboat Bill, Jr. by Charles Riesner( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 251 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
Little Caesar by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

13 editions published between 1930 and 2000 in English and held by 245 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 228 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
Battling Butler by Buster Keaton( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 132 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."
Seven chances by Buster Keaton( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 115 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
Gold diggers of 1935 by Busby Berkeley( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 114 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
College by James W Horne( Visual )

8 editions published between 1927 and 2005 in English and held by 96 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
White heat by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 92 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."
Band of angels by Clark Gable( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 91 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 89 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 80 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 74 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."
The general( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In the General, a locomotive is beloved by its engineer, who sets out to win the Civil War single handedly. In the comedy, Playhouse, Keaton plays a stage manager, an actor, a monkey and other parts. Cops is 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
 
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Alternative Names
First National Filmproduktionsgesellschaft

First National Pictures

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Languages
English (101)

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Angels with dirty facesGold diggers of 1935White heat