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Warner Bros. (an abbreviation for Warner Bros. Entertainment) is one of the world's largest producers of film and television entertainment. It is presently a A subsidiary is a corporation controlled by another. When that control or ownership is not shared, it is termed a wholly-owned subsidiary. Subsidiaries are distinct legal entities for purposes of taxation and other forms of regulation. A large holding company such as Berkshire Hathaway will usually organize all of... subsidiary of the Time Warner, Inc. Type Public (NYSE: TWX) Slogan N/A Founded Merger between Time Inc. and Warner Communications (1990) Location New York City, New York Key people Richard D. Parsons, Chairman Richard D. Parsons, CEO Kenneth J. Novack, Former Vice Chairman Employees N/A Products See full product listing. Web... Time Warner conglomerate and headquartered in This article or section should be merged with Burbank, Los Angeles County, California This article is about the Burbank in Southern California. There is also a Burbank in Santa Clara County, California. Burbank is a city in the San Fernando Valley, part of the Greater Los Angeles Area, in Los... Burbank, California.


Warner Bros. (WB) includes several subsidiary companies, among them The WB Shield, used from 2001 to late 2003. Warner Bros. (the abbreviated name of Warner Bros. Entertainment) is one of the worlds largest producers of film and television entertainment. It is presently a subsidiary of the Time Warner conglomerate and headquartered in Burbank, California. Contents // 1 Subsidiaries 2... Warner Bros. Studios, The WB Shield, used from 2001 to late 2003. Warner Bros. (the abbreviated name of Warner Bros. Entertainment) is one of the worlds largest producers of film and television entertainment. It is presently a subsidiary of the Time Warner conglomerate and headquartered in Burbank, California. Contents // 1 Subsidiaries 2... Warner Bros. Pictures, The WB Shield, used from 2001 to late 2003. Warner Bros. (the abbreviated name of Warner Bros. Entertainment) is one of the worlds largest producers of film and television entertainment. It is presently a subsidiary of the Time Warner conglomerate and headquartered in Burbank, California. Contents // 1 Subsidiaries 2... Warner Bros. Television, The WB Shield, used from 2001 to late 2003. Warner Bros. (the abbreviated name of Warner Bros. Entertainment) is one of the worlds largest producers of film and television entertainment. It is presently a subsidiary of the Time Warner conglomerate and headquartered in Burbank, California. Contents // 1 Subsidiaries 2... Warner Home Video, Castle Rock Entertainment was a motion picture and television studio formed in 1987. The president and co-founder was Martin Shafer. Other founders included director Rob Reiner and entertainment mogul Alan Horn. Reiner named the company in honor of a fictional town from the works of Stephen King after the... Castle Rock Entertainment, Turner Entertainment Company was established August 4, 1986 to oversee Turner Broadcastings film library after its acquisition of MGM/UA. In addition to the studio, Turner got its library, which included all of MGMs films, Warner Bros. pre-1948 releases, a majority of the RKO Radio Pictures library... Turner Entertainment and, Cartoon Network Studios, formerly known as Hanna-Barbera Cartoons, Inc. is a cartoon animation studio founded by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera that has produced television cartoons for over forty years. Contents // 1 Founding 2 Television cartoons 3 Quality controversy 4 The slow rise and fall and the Turner rebound... Hanna-Barbera Productions, although the latter's properties are managed directly by WB or the The Cartoon Network is a cable TV channel created by Turner Broadcasting and dedicated to showing cartoons. It premiered on October 1, 1992 in the United States, and 17 September 1993 in the United Kingdom. It is one of the more sucessful cable channels of the 21st century. History By... Cartoon Network.

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The WB Shield, in a version used from 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. By strict interpretation of the Gregorian Calendar, 2001 is also the first year of the 21st century and the 3rd millenium. Popular culture, however, often views the year 2000 as holding this distinction. 2001 is also the year... 2001 to late 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, and also: The International Year of Freshwater The European Disability Year Years: 2000 2001 2002 - 2003 - 2004 2005 2006 Decades: 1970s 1980s 1990s - 2000s - 2010s 2020s 2030s Centuries: 20th century - 21st century - 22nd century News by month: Jan... 2003.
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History

The first WB enterprise, Warner Brothers Studios, was co-founded in For other uses, see Hollywood (disambiguation) Greetings from Hollywood Hollywood is a district of the City of Los Angeles, California, U.S.A., that runs from about Vermont Avenue on the east to just beyond Laurel Canyon Boulevard above Sunset and Crescent Heights Boulevards on the west; the north to... Hollywood, California, in 1923 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). Contents // 1 Events 1.1 January-June 1.2 July-September 1.3 October-December 1.4 Unknown dates 2 Year in topic 3 Births 3.1 January-February 3.2 March-April 3.3 May... 1923 by four brothers, Harold(Harry) Morris Warner(born Hirsch Eichelbaum, 1881 Krasnosielc, Mazovia, Poland - 1958, 25 July)was the one of the founders of Warner Bros.. See also & External links Albert Warner (1882-1967) Sam Warner (1887-1927) Jack Warner (1892-1978) Categories: People stubs | Movie stubs | 1881 births | 1958 deaths ... Harry Warner (1881-1958), Albert Warner (1882-1967), Sam Warner (August 10, 1887 - October 5, 1927) can be credited as the brother who brought sound to Warner Brothers theaters, after tricking his brother Harry to attend a convention on the matter. Sam placed all his efforts into developing sound for the company and some say it contributed to... Sam Warner (1887-1927) and This article is about Jack Warner, the head of Warner Brothers. For the British actor of the same name, see Jack Warner (actor) Jack Warner Jack Warner (August 2, 1892 - September 9, 1978), born Jack Leonard Eichelbaum in London, Ontario, Canada, was the President and driving force behind the highly... Jack Warner (1892-1978).


The first major star of the studio was a dog, Rin Tin Tin (c. September 5, 1918 – August 10, 1932) was a canine actor. Rin Tin Tin Rin Tin Tin was a shell-shocked German Shepherd pup found by American serviceman Lee Duncan in a bombed-out dog kennel in Lorraine, France less than two months before the end... Rin Tin Tin. The canine actor is credited with saving the studio from bankruptcy. Rin Tin Tin made 26 films for WB starting in Contents // 1 Events 2 Top grossing films 3 Movies released 4 Births 5 Deaths Events Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) considers making a silent film of The Wizard of Oz. MGM and Frank J. Baum failed to come to an agreement so the rights were sold to Chadwick Pictures. Top grossing... 1924 with "Man From Hell's River."


In Years: 1924 1925 1926 - 1927 - 1928 1929 1930 Decades: 1890s 1900s 1910s - 1920s - 1930s 1940s 1950s Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century 1927 in topic: Arts Architecture - Art - Film - Literature - Music Science and technology Aviation - Rail transport - Science - Television Other topics Canada - Sport Lists of leaders: State leaders - Religious... 1927, the brothers took a big financial risk that paid off handsomely: they invested in the new technology of sound for movies, and produced The Jazz Singer is a 1927 U.S. movie notable for being the first talking motion picture to be widely commercially distributed. Released by Warner Bros., it was directed by Alan Crosland and starred Al Jolson, who performed two songs in blackface. It also starred May McAvoy, Warner Oland, and... The Jazz Singer, starring Asa Yoelson (May 26, 1886 - October 23, 1950), better known as Al Jolson, was an American immigrant son of a Russian Jew, and was born in Seredzius, Lithuania. Jolson became a popular singer and a superstar of the Broadway stage, radio and film, becoming the first pop music star to... Al Jolson. The movie was a sensational box-office hit, sparking the wave of " A sound film (or talkie) is a motion picture with synchronized sound, as opposed to a silent movie. Although not the first, the most famous of the early talkies was The Jazz Singer in 1927. In the early years after introduction of sound, sound films were called talkies, from talking... talking pictures" and ending the era of A silent film is a film which has no accompanying soundtrack. The idea of combining motion pictures with recorded sound is nearly as old as the motion picture itself, but before the late 1920s, most films were silent. The years before sound came to the movies are known as the... silent movies. The success led Warner Bros. to buy the The First National Exhibitors Circuit was founded 1917 by the merger of 26 of the biggest First Run cinema chains in the United States of America, controlling more than 600 cinemas, more than 200 of them were First Run cinemas. The foundation, an initiative by Thomas L. Tally, was a... First National studio lot in Burbank in 1929. For many years afterwards, Warner Bros. features filmed in Burbank bore the words "A Warner Bros.-First National Picture."


During the Table of contents // 1 Events and trends 1.1 Technology 1.2 Science 1.3 War, peace and politics 1.4 Economics 1.5 Culture, religion 1.6 Others 2 People 2.1 World leaders 2.2 Entertainers 2.3 Sports figures Events and trends Technology Jet engine invented Science... 1930s, the Warner Bros. Studio became known for producing gritty, dark crime films that were accused of glorifying the Gangsters are members of a professional crime organization, i.e. a gang. Famous examples of such organizations include the Mafia, Crips, Yakuza and Triad. Gangsters typically run their operations as a pseudo-business in that they do offer some product or service, albeit an illegal one, for paying customers, rather... gangster lifestyle. A movie star is a celebrity who is well known for his or her starring, or leading, roles in motion pictures. In the days of early silents the names of the actors and actresses appearing in movies were not publicized or credited. Some of these performers had to help build... Movie stars such as Jimmy Cagney was part of the Legends of Hollywood USPS stamp series. James Francis Cagney, Jr. (July 17, 1899–March 30, 1986) was an American film actor. Born in Yonkers, New York, Cagney graduated from Stuyvesant High School in New York City in 1918. He worked in vaudeville and... James Cagney and Humphrey Bogart Legendary American film actor Born December 25, 1899 New York, New York, USA Died January 14, 1957 Los Angeles, California, USA Humphrey Bogart (December 25, 1899 – January 14, 1957) was an iconic American actor who retains legendary status decades after his death. In 1999, the American Film... Humphrey Bogart rose to fame at WB portraying gangster and other tough guys. WB also produced a number of action-adventure movies, practically monopolizing the genre of the A Swashbuckler is a term that came about in the 16th century and was applied to rough, noisy, boastful swordsman. To swash is to swagger and swing about, making a lot of noise and a buckler is a shield. The stock character Miles Glorioso is a swashbuckler. The tradition has... swashbuckler, and forever identifying the name of Errol Flynn Errol Leslie Thompson Flynn (June 20, 1909–October 14, 1959), was a film actor born in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia most famous for his romantic swashbuckler roles. As a child he was taken to Sydney, where he attended two schools, and was expelled from both. Shortly afterwards he... Errol Flynn with Robin Hood is the archetypal English folk hero, an outlaw who, in modern versions of the legend, stole from the rich to give to the poor. This redistributionist form of philosophy-in-action anticipates the work of writers such as Proudhon and Karl Marx by many hundreds of years. Although... Robin Hood.

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Bosko is a cartoon character created by animators Hugh Harman and Rudy Ising. Though dull in comparison to later Looney Tunes players, Bosko was the studios first major recurring character and the star of over three dozen Looney Tunes shorts. Contents // 1 Creation and first film 2 Bosko and... Bosko and Honey in Hold Anything (1930).

WB's cartoon studio began modestly in 1930 is a common year starting on Wednesday. Years: 1927 1928 1929 - 1930 - 1931 1932 1933 Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s - 1930s - 1940s 1950s 1960s Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century 1930 in topic: Arts Architecture - Art - Film - Literature - Music Science and technology Aviation - Rail transport - Science - Television Other topics... 1930 under the management of Leon Schlesinger (1884 - December 25, 1949) was a Jewish producer at the Warner Bros. studio. Schlesinger was born in Philadelphia. After working at a theater as an usher, songbook agent, actor, and manager, he became the head of Pacific Art and Title, where most of his business was producing title... Leon Schlesinger, as former Disney animators Hugh Harman (1908–1982) and Rudolf Rudy Ising (1903–1992) were animators best known for founding the Warner Bros. and MGM animation studios. Harman and Ising first worked in animation in the early 1920s at Walt Disneys studio in Kansas City. When Disney moved operations to California... Hugh Harman, Hugh Harman (1908–1982) and Rudolf Rudy Ising (1903–1992) were animators best known for founding the Warner Bros. and MGM animation studios. Harman and Ising first worked in animation in the early 1920s at Walt Disneys studio in Kansas City. When Disney moved operations to California... Rudolf Ising, Jack King is a pseudonym for a former top-secret government courier, who was privy to all the ins and outs of covert maneuvering on a global scale. Now he has turned that experience into his debut novel, The Fifth Internationale. External link Jack King online Categories: Stub ... Jack King, and Isadore Friz Freleng (August 21, 1905–May 26, 1995) was an animator, cartoonist, director, and producer best known for his work on the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series of cartoons from Warner Bros. He introduced several of the studios biggest stars, including Porky Pig, Tweety Bird, and... Friz Freleng directed a series of mediocre cartoons starring Bosko is a cartoon character created by animators Hugh Harman and Rudy Ising. Though dull in comparison to later Looney Tunes players, Bosko was the studios first major recurring character and the star of over three dozen Looney Tunes shorts. Contents // 1 Creation and first film 2 Bosko and... Bosko the Talk-Ink Kid and For President Clintons dog see Buddy (dog). For the SCUBA diving partner system see Buddy system. Buddy is an animated cartoon character in the Warner Bros. Looney Tunes series of cartoons. Buddy has his origins in the chaos that followed the severing of relations between animators Hugh Harman and... Buddy. However, with the arrival of Frederick Bean Tex Avery (February 26, 1908 - August 26, 1980) was an animator and director, famous for producing animated cartoons during the Golden Age of Hollywood. He did his most significant work for the Warner Bros. (Termite Terrace) and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studios, creating the characters of Bugs Bunny, Daffy... Tex Avery at the studio and the birth of Termite Terrace is the nickname for the old building in Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA where Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies were first created. It also became a metonym for the classic Warner Bros. animation department in general, even for years after the building was abandoned, condemned and... Termite Terrace, the studio gave birth to a new wave of insane cartoons that captured the hearts and funny bones of fans around the world. The studio was bought outright by Warner Bros. in the mid- Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century Decades: 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s - 1940s - 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s Years: 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 Contents // 1 Events and trends 1.1 Technology 1.2 Science 1.3 War, peace and politics 1.4 Economics... 1940s, and in subsequent decades characters such as Bugs has appeared in numerous cartoons including the Looney Tunes series. Bugs Bunny is a fictional street-smart gray rabbit appearing in the Looney Tunes series of cartoons, and is one of the most recognizable characters, real or imaginary, in the world. According to his bio, he was born in... Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck is an animated cartoon character in the Warner Bros. Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series of cartoons. Daffy was the first of the new breed of screwball characters that emerged in the 1930s and supplanted traditional everyman characters in popularity in the 1940s. Daffy is also one of... Daffy Duck became central figures of the company's image.


In January 5 is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. There are 360 days remaining until the end of the year (361 in leap years). January Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13... January 5, 1948 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). Years: 1945 1946 1947 - 1948 - 1949 1950 1951 Decades: 1910s 1920s 1930s - 1940s - 1950s 1960s 1970s Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century 1948 in topic: Arts Architecture - Art - Film - Literature - Music - Television Science and technology... 1948, Warner Brothers was the first to show a color A Newsreel is a documentary film that is regularly released in a public presentation place containing filmed news stories. Created by Pathé Frères of France in 1908, this form of film was a staple of the typical North American, British, and Commonwealth countries (especially Canada, Australia and New Zealand... newsreel. The subjects of the newsreel was the There is also the Roses Tournament in England Perhaps one of the United States of Americas most important annual festivities, The Tournament of Roses Parade is the 114-year-old traditional parade generally held on New Years Day in Pasadena, California. The only exception is when New Year... Tournament of Roses Parade and the The Rose Bowl is an annual American college football game usually played on January 1 at the stadium of the same name in Pasadena, California. Sometimes called The Granddaddy of Them All, the Rose Bowl is part of the annual Tournament of Roses event. It was first played in 1902... Rose Bowl.


In January 11 is the 11th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. There are 354 days remaining (355 in leap years). January Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19... January 11, 1995 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. It was the first year of the International Decade of the Worlds Indigenous People (1995- 2005): http://www.unesco.org/culture/indigenous/ Years: 1992 1993 1994 - 1995 - 1996 1997 1998 Decades: 1960s 1970s 1980s - 1990s - 2000s 2010s... 1995, Warner Bros. created Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. Start the The WB television network article If you have created this page in the past few minutes and it has not yet appeared, it may not be visible due to a delay in updating the database. Please wait... The WB Television Network as a broadcast outlet for Warner Brothers' See TV (disambiguation) for other uses and Television (band) for the rock band Family watching television in the 1950s. Television is a telecommunication system for broadcasting and receiving moving pictures and sound over a distance. The term has come to refer to all the aspects of television programming and transmission... TV properties. Among its early programming included Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Complete Second Season, DVD collection Buffy the Vampire Slayer is a U.S. television series loosely based on the 1992 movie of the same name. It first aired in March 1997 on the Warner Brothers network; after five seasons it transferred to the United Paramount... Buffy the Vampire Slayer, 7th Heaven is a U.S. television series about a ministers family living in the fictional town of Glenoak in California. The series was created by Brenda Hampton. The central characters are Reverend Eric Camden, his wife Annie and their children. Originally the family consisted of five children (Matt... 7th Heaven and Dawson's Creek. Ironically, none of these three programs that helped to anchor the WB were produced by Warner Brothers. Buffy was produced by Twentieth (20th) Century Fox Film Corporation is one of the Big Ten movie studios, located in the Century City area of Los Angeles, California, USA, just west of Beverly Hills. The studio is a subsidiary of News Corporation, the Australian media conglomerate owned by Rupert Murdoch. The studio has its... Fox, 7th Heaven by Aaron Spelling (born April 22, 1923 in Dallas, Texas) is an American film and television producer. He has worked on almost 200 productions including Starsky and Hutch, Charlies Angels, The Love Boat, Vega$, Hart to Hart, Dynasty, T.J. Hooker, Family, Twin Peaks, Beverly Hills, 90210, Melrose Place and... Aaron Spelling's production unit (a unit of The Paramount Pictures logo used from 1988 to 1989. Paramount Pictures is a large United States-based motion picture company and is owned by Viacom. Contents // 1 History 1.1 Formation 1.2 The 1950s to the 1970s 1.3 From the 1980s to the present day 2 External links... Paramount Pictures/ Viacom Inc Type Public Slogan Founded 1971 Location New York, New York Key people Sumner Redstone, CEO & Chairman Employees 117,750 Products Broadcasting & Entertainment Web site www.viacom.com Viacom (short for Video & Audio Communications) (NYSE: VIA) is an international media conglomerate. The companies owned by Viacom... Viacom), and Dawson's Creek by Categories: Television stubs | Television companies | Sony subsidiaries ... Columbia Tri-Star Television.


In the late Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century Decades: 1960s 1970s 1980s - 1990s - 2000s 2010s 2020s Years: 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 Contents // 1 Events and trends 1.1 Technology 1.2 Science 1.3 War, peace and politics 1.4 Economics 1.5 Culture 1... 1990s, Warner Bros. obtained the rights to produce the Cover of the original novel in the series, Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone Harry Potter is the informal name given to a series of fantasy novels by J. K. Rowling, and the movies based on them. They are named after the protagonist, Harry James Potter, who was born... Harry Potter films and released the Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone Directed by Chris Columbus Written by J.K. Rowling (novel) Steven Kloves (screenplay) Starring Daniel Radcliffe Rupert Grint Emma Watson Produced by David Heyman Distributed by Warner Brothers Release date November 16, 2001 Runtime 152 min. Language English Budget $130,000,000 Harry... first one in 2001 the Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Director Chris Columbus Producer {{{producer}}} Writer J.K. Rowling (novel) Steven Kloves (screenplay) Starring Daniel Radcliffe Rupert Grint Emma Watson Distributor Warner Brothers Released November 15, 2002 Runtime 161 min. Language English Harry Potter movies: Philosophers Stone Chamber of Secrets Prisoner of... second one in 2002 and the Cover of the International edition Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is the fourth book in the Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling. Published in 2000, the release of this book had been surrounded by more hype than any other childrens book in recent times - outdone only... third one in 2004 .


Film library

Over the years, a series of mergers and acquisitions have led WB (the present-day Time-Warner subsidiary) to acquire a diverse collection of movies, cartoons, and television programs.


In 1956, the advent of television led WB to sell its early films and cartoons (pre-1948) to a holding company which became Associated Artists Productions (AAP), for broadcast under AAP's label. Two years later, AAP sold the assets to The United Artists Corporation (aka United Artists Pictures and United Artists Films) was formed on February 5, 1919 by four Hollywood greats: Charles Chaplin, Douglas Fairbanks, Mary Pickford and D. W. Griffith. Their motive was to challenge the power of the major studios which, some felt, were making a fortune... United Artists (UA); they held it until 1986, when For alternate meanings of MGM, see MGM (disambiguation). MGM logo Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer or MGM, is a large media company, involved primarily in the production and distribution of cinema and television programs. Its principal subsidiaries are MGM (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios), United Artists Corporation, and Orion Pictures Corporation. It was... MGM bought UA. Categories: Stub | Time Warner subsidiaries ... Turner Broadcasting System bought the rights to MGM films made before 1986. The early WB film library was acquired by Time-Warner when they bough Turner.


These acquisitions, among others, mean that WB owns all pre- 1986 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. Years: 1983 1984 1985 - 1986 - 1987 1988 1989 Decades: 1950s 1960s 1970s - 1980s - 1990s 2000s 2010s Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century 1986 in topic: Arts Architecture - Art - Film - Literature - Music - Television Science and technology Aviation - Rail... 1986 titles from MGM and a majority of the The classic logo of RKO Radio Pictures. RKO (Radio-Keith-Orpheum) Pictures is an American film company. The company was formed in 1929 from the merger of the Keith-Albee-Orpheum (KAO) theater company, Joe Kennedys Film Booking Office (FBO), Pathé, and the Radio Corporation of America (RCA). Kennedy... RKO Radio Pictures library, the Cartoon Network Studios, formerly known as Hanna-Barbera Cartoons, Inc. is a cartoon animation studio founded by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera that has produced television cartoons for over forty years. Contents // 1 Founding 2 Television cartoons 3 Quality controversy 4 The slow rise and fall and the Turner rebound... Hanna-Barbera Productions library of television cartoons, and the Lorimar Productions was a American television production company, active from 1968-1993. It was founded by Merv Adelson and Lee Rich, who named the company from letters in the names of their ex-wives. Lorimars first major hit production was The Waltons, which premiered in 1972. Throughout the 1970s... Lorimar television and film holdings.


UA donated pre-1949 Warner Bros. nitrates to the Library of Congress, Jefferson building The Library of Congress is one of four official national libraries of the United States (along with the National Library of Medicine, National Agricultural Library, and National Archives and Records Administration). Originally founded as a research library for the U.S. Congress on April 24... Library of Congress and post-1951 negatives to The University of California, Los Angeles, popularly known as UCLA, is a public, coeducational university situated in the neighborhood of Westwood within the city of Los Angeles. It is the second-oldest campus in the University of California system and the largest university in the state of California. University of... UCLA's film library.


Notable WB movies

The following is a partial list of films that Warner Bros. has produced, co-produced, and/or distributed:

1920s

  • The Rin Tin Tin (c. September 5, 1918 – August 10, 1932) was a canine actor. Rin Tin Tin Rin Tin Tin was a shell-shocked German Shepherd pup found by American serviceman Lee Duncan in a bombed-out dog kennel in Lorraine, France less than two months before the end... Rin Tin Tin series
  • Don Juan (1926)
  • The Jazz Singer is a 1927 U.S. movie notable for being the first talking motion picture to be widely commercially distributed. Released by Warner Bros., it was directed by Alan Crosland and starred Al Jolson, who performed two songs in blackface. It also starred May McAvoy, Warner Oland, and... The Jazz Singer (1927)

1930s

  • I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang is a 1932 movie in which Paul Muni stars as a wrongly accused escapee from a brutal chain gang. The film was written by Howard J. Green and Brown Holmes, from Robert E. Burnss autobiography I Am a Fugitive from the... I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1931)
  • 42nd Street is a 1933 musical movie, set on the [in]famous Manhattan street of that name, which was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. The script was written by Rian James and James Seymour, from the novel by Bradford Ropes. The film was directed by Lloyd Bacon... 42nd Street (1933)
  • The Adventures of Robin Hood is a 1938 film based upon the Robin Hood legend. It starred Errol Flynn as the title character, Olivia de Havilland as Maid Marian, Basil Rathbone as Sir Guy of Gisbourne and Claude Rains as Prince John. The film was written by Norman Reilly Raine... The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
  • Jezebel (1938)
  • Dark Victory is a 1939 film which tells the story of a young woman who falls in love with, and marries, the doctor who has operated on her for a brain tumor. When she discovers that the tumor may return she becomes depressed, until another lover tells her that she... Dark Victory (1939)
Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart) talks to his former sweetheart Ilsa Lund Laszlo (Ingrid Bergman) with Capt. Louis Renault (Claude Rains) and Victor Lazlo (Paul Henreid) between them. This work is copyrighted. The individual who uploaded this work and first used it in an article, and subsequent persons who place it...
Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart) talks to his former sweetheart Ilsa Lund Laszlo (Ingrid Bergman) with Capt. Louis Renault (Claude Rains) and Victor Lazlo (Paul Henreid) between them. This work is copyrighted. The individual who uploaded this work and first used it in an article, and subsequent persons who place it... Enlarge
A scene from WB's See also: 1941 in film 1942 1943 in film 1940s in film years in film film Contents // 1 Events 2 Top grossing films 3 Academy Awards 4 Births 5 Deaths 6 Other movies released Events Carole Lombard is killed in a plane crash when returning from a War Bond tour... 1942 film The main characters: from left to right Rick Blaine, Captain Renault, Victor Laszlo and Ilsa Lund Casablanca is a 1942 movie set during World War II in the Vichy-controlled Moroccan city of Casablanca. The film was directed by Michael Curtiz, and stars Humphrey Bogart as Rick and Ingrid Bergman... Casablanca.

1940s

  • Knute Rockne, All-American (1940)
  • The Maltese Falcon is a detective novel by Dashiell Hammett which was made into a quintessential film noir. Contents // 1 Film versions 1.1 1931 Film 1.2 1941 Film 2 Plot 3 External links Film versions It was filmed twice under the name The Maltese Falcon, in 1931 and... The Maltese Falcon (1941)
  • Now, Voyager is a 1942 film which tells the story of a middle-aged spinster who, repressed by the domination of her mother, winds up in a sanitarium, where her self-confidence in boosted by an understanding psychiatrist. After a brief love affair during a cruise, she determines to help... Now, Voyager (1942)
  • Yankee Doodle Dandy is a 1942 biographical film about George M. Cohan, starring James Cagney, Joan Leslie, Walter Huston, Richard Whorf, Irene Manning, George Tobias, Rosemary DeCamp and Jeanne Cagney. The movie was written by Robert Buckner and Edmund Joseph, and directed by Michael Curtiz. The title song was Cohan... Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
  • The main characters: from left to right Rick Blaine, Captain Renault, Victor Laszlo and Ilsa Lund Casablanca is a 1942 movie set during World War II in the Vichy-controlled Moroccan city of Casablanca. The film was directed by Michael Curtiz, and stars Humphrey Bogart as Rick and Ingrid Bergman... Casablanca (1943)
  • Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
  • Mildred Pierce is a novel (1941) by James M. Cain; and a feature film (Michael Curtiz; US, 1945) starring Joan Crawford which is based upon this novel. The novel Mildred Pierce, which is set in and around Los Angeles in the 1930s, depicts the life of an American self-made... Mildred Pierce (1945)
  • To Each His Own is a 1946 film which tells the story of an unwed mother, following World War I, who gives up her son for adoption and loves him from afar. It stars Olivia de Havilland, Mary Anderson and Roland Culver. The movie was written by Charles Brackett and... To Each His Own (1946)
  • The Treasure of the Sierra Madre is a 1948 John Huston film in which two down-and-outers (Humphrey Bogart and Tim Holt) in Mexico (bothering director John Huston for money in fun opening cameo) hook up with an old-timer (Walter Huston, the directors father) to prospect for... The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)

1950s

  • The Crimson Pirate (1952)
  • Calamity Jane at the age of 33. Photo by H.R. Locke. Martha Jane Cannary-Burke, better known as Calamity Jane (May 1, 1852 (?) - August 1, 1903) was a fighter and frontierswoman most well known for her association with Wild Bill Hickok, after first gaining fame fighting American Indians. She... Calamity Jane (1953)
  • House of Wax is a 1953 horror / thriller movie starring Vincent Price. It was remade in 2004 with Elisha Cuthbert and Jared Padalecki. External Links IMDB entry for the 1953 movie IMDB entry for the 2004 movie Categories: Movie stubs | 1953 films ... House of Wax (1953)
  • A Star Is Born is the title of several successful movies. All are variations on the same plot: talented girl meets and falls in love with successful actor. His career wanes as her popularity increases, with their relationship ending in tragedy. Its earliest incarnation, released in 1932, was based on... A Star is Born (1954)
  • Dial M for Murder (1954) is a U.S. film directed by Alfred Hitchcock starring Grace Kelly and Ray Milland as a married couple. It is based on the stage play of the same title by English playwright Frederick Knott (b. 1918). Dial M for Murder premiered in 1952 as... Dial M for Murder (1954)
  • Rebel Without a Cause is a 1955 film which tells the story of a rebellious teenager who comes to a new town, meets a girl, defies his parents, and faces the local gang. It stars James Dean, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo, Jim Backus, Ann Doran, Corey Allen, William Hopper, Rochelle... Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
  • East of Eden book cover East of Eden is a novel by Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck, published in 1952. Often described as Steinbecks most ambitious novel, East of Eden brings to life the intricate details of two families, the Trasks and the Hamiltons, and their interwoven stories. The... East of Eden (1955)
  • The Searchers is a 1956 epic Western film which tells the story of a man who spends years looking for his niece who was taken by Indians. It stars John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles, Ward Bond and Natalie Wood. The movie was adapted by Frank S. Nugent from the... The Searchers (1956)
  • Giant is a 1956 film which tells the story of rival ranchers and oilmen in West Texas in the middle years of the 20th century. It stars Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Carroll Baker, Jane Withers, Chill Wills, Mercedes McCambridge, Dennis Hopper, Sal Mineo, Rod Taylor and Earl Holliman... Giant (1956)
  • The Pajama Game is a Broadway musical based on the novel 7-1/2 Cents by Richard Bissell. It features a score by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross. (Frank Loesser wrote two of the shows songs, A New Town is a Blue Town and There Once Was a Man... The Pajama Game (1957)
  • Broadway poster Auntie Mame is a 1955 novel by Patrick Dennis that chronicles his madcap adventures growing up as the ward of his deceased fathers eccentric sister. Although he referred to it as autobiographical, in reality the author was raised by both his parents. The novel was adapted for... Auntie Mame (1958)
  • Damn Yankees is a musical comedy, a modern retelling of the Faust legend, set in Washington, D.C., with book by Douglass Wallop and George Abbott and music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross. It was based on Wallops novel The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant... Damn Yankees (1958)

1960s

  • Gypsy: A Musical Fable is a musical with music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. and a book by Arthur Laurents. It is loosely based on the memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee, the famous striptease artist, and focuses on her struggle with her mother, Mama Rose, whose name has... Gypsy (1962)
  • The Music Man is a musical play written by Meredith Willson and Franklin Lacey; it premiered on Broadway in 1957. Spoiler warning: Plot or ending details follow. Professor Harold Hill is a con man who sells musical instruments, pretending that he will teach youngsters to play them and form a... The Music Man (1962)
  • Gay Purr-ee (1962)
  • What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? is a novel by author Henry Farrell published in 1960. Spoiler warning: Plot or ending details follow. This gothic story of chilling suspense and psychological horror deals with two aging sisters, Jane and Blanche Hudson, who are living alone together in a big Hollywood... What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1963)
  • My Fair Lady is a musical theater production with lyrics and book by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederic Loewe, adapted from George Bernard Shaws Pygmalion. The musical opened on March 15, 1956 at the Mark Hellinger Theatre in New York City. It ran for 2717 performances, a... My Fair Lady (1964; copyright reverted to radio and United States. CBS was one of the three commercial television networks that dominated broadcasting in the United States before the rise of cable television. In the days of radio, it grew to acquire one of its original founders, Columbia Records, which it sold many years later. Viacom, itself... CBS in 1971)
  • Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf (1966)
  • The 1960 musical, Camelot, was written by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe and is loosely based on the King Arthur legend as adapted from the T.H. White novel The Once and Future King. The main thrust of the novel and the play is the illicit romance between Arthur... Camelot (1967)
  • Bonnie and Clyde (1967) is a film about Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, who roamed the United States Southwest robbing banks during the Great Depression. The couple is eventually ambushed and killed by the police, as in real life. The film was directed by Arthur Penn and starred Warren Beatty... Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
  • Bullitt was a 1968 film starring Steve McQueen as Detective Frank Bullitt. Bullitt is charged with guarding a key witness for an upcoming trial, but when the witness is killed, he seeks out the killers on his own. The film co_starred Robert Vaughn, Jacqueline Bisset, Don Gordon and Robert Duvall... Bullitt (1968)
  • This article is about the movie. For the gang of the same name, see Wild Bunch. The Wild Bunch is a 1969 western film in which an aging group of outlaws hope to have one more score while the West is turning into a modern society. It stars William Holden... The Wild Bunch (1969)
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Blazing Saddles is a Warner Bros. 1974 comedy directed by Mel Brooks and starring Cleavon Little and Gene Wilder. The film was written (in what Brooks called Your Show of Shows-style) by a team of writers: Brooks, Andrew Bergman, Richard Pryor, Norman Steinberg, and Alan Uger; it was based... Blazing Saddles, a See also: 1973 in film 1974 1975 in film 1970s in film years in film film Contents // 1 Events 2 Top grossing films 3 Academy Awards 4 Births 5 Deaths 6 Other movies released Events February 7 - Blazing Saddles is released in USA May 1 - George Lucas creates the first... 1974 film.

1970s

  • For the 1953 nuclear test nicknamed Dirty Harry, see Upshot-Knothole Harry [1] Dirty Harry is a 1971 film directed by Don Siegel and starring Clint Eastwood as the eponymous Harry Callahan, a San Francisco detective tracking Scorpio, a serial killer. Eastwoods iconic performance the blunt-speaking, unorthodox detective... Dirty Harry (1971)
  • McCabe and Mrs. Miller is a 1971 naturalist anti-western film about John McCabe, a man (played by Warren Beatty) who goes to a town to start a brothel. Shortly thereafter, Constance Miller (played by Julie Christie) arrives and convinces him his brothel needs a woman to run it. McCabe... McCabe and Mrs. Miller (1971)
  • A Clockwork Orange Director: Stanley Kubrick Producer: Stanley Kubrick Writer: Anthony Burgess Starring: Malcolm McDowell Music by: Wendy Carlos Distributor: Warner Brothers Released: February 2, 1972 (USA) Runtime: 137 min Language: English Budget: $2.2 million Awards: None IMDB Page A Clockwork Orange is a dystopian 1962 novel by the... A Clockwork Orange (1971)
  • What's Up, Doc? (1972)
  • The Exorcist is an influential and successful 1973 horror film, adapted by William Peter Blatty from his 1971 novel of the same name. In the film, a young girl named Regan, living in Georgetown, Washington, D.C., becomes ill after playing with a ouija board and undergoes a series of... The Exorcist (1973)
  • Categories: Movie stubs | 1973 films | United States National Film Registry ... Enter The Dragon (1973)
  • The Towering Inferno is a 1974 disaster movie starring Steve McQueen, Paul Newman, William Holden, Faye Dunaway, Fred Astaire, Susan Blakely, Richard Chamberlain, Jennifer Jones, O. J. Simpson, Robert Vaughn, and Robert Wagner. Spoiler warning: Plot or ending details follow. In this movie, a new but poorly-constructed office / residential... The Towering Inferno (1974)
  • Blazing Saddles is a Warner Bros. 1974 comedy directed by Mel Brooks and starring Cleavon Little and Gene Wilder. The film was written (in what Brooks called Your Show of Shows-style) by a team of writers: Brooks, Andrew Bergman, Richard Pryor, Norman Steinberg, and Alan Uger; it was based... Blazing Saddles (1974)
  • Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974)
  • Barry Lyndon is a 1975 film by Stanley Kubrick based on the novel The Luck of Barry Lyndon by William Makepeace Thackeray. It recounts the exploits of an unscrupulous 18th century adventurer, particularly his rise and fall within English society. Ryan ONeal stars as the title character. After 2001... Barry Lyndon (1975)
  • The Outlaw Josey Wales is a 1976 western movie set at the end of the American Civil War in which a peaceful farmsteader, driven to revenge by the savage and brutal slaying of his family by Union irregulars, joins up with a group of Confederate rebels. It stars Clint Eastwood... The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
  • Superman, looking over Metropolis, his home, with the Daily Planet building in the background. Art by Jim Lee. Superman is a fictional character and superhero, created by Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegel. Superman first appeared in Action Comics #1 in 1938, and eventually became the most popular comic book hero... Superman (1978)
  • Every Which Way But Loose (1978)
  • 10 is a 1979 film directed by Blake Edwards and starring Bo Derek, Dudley Moore and Julie Andrews.  This film-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Categories: Movie stubs | 1979 films ... 10 (1979, distributor)

1980s

  • Caddyshack is a 1980 US comedy film directed by Harold Ramis and written by Brian Doyle-Murray, Harold Ramis and Douglas Kenney. It stars Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, Ted Knight, Michael OKeefe and Bill Murray. Doyle-Murray also has a supporting role. The film was Ramiss first feature... Caddyshack (1980, distributor)
  • Altered States is the only novel (ISBN 0060107278) and last film written by Paddy Chayefsky. Both novel and film are based on Dr. John C. Lillys sensory deprivation research conducted in isolation tanks and sometimes under the influence of drugs like LSD. Although Chayefsky never contacted Lilly directly, Lilly... Altered States (1980)
  • Superman, looking over Metropolis, his home, with the Daily Planet building in the background. Art by Jim Lee. Superman is a fictional character and superhero, created by Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegel. Superman first appeared in Action Comics #1 in 1938, and eventually became the most popular comic book hero... Superman II (1981)
  • Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (released in the US in 1981 as The Road Warrior) was a sequel to Mad Max. It was a worldwide box office hit, with its combination of odd characters and over-the-top car stunts, and was the film that launched Mel Gibson to... The Road Warrior (1982)
  • National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)
  • This is an article about the movie Gremlins. See Gremlin for the fantastical beings. Gremlins is a 1984 movie directed by Joe Dante. It stars Zach Galligan and Phoebe Cates. A sequel called Gremlins 2: The New Batch was released in 1990. Spoiler warning: Plot or ending details follow. Contents... Gremlins (1984)
  • The Neverending Story (Die Unendliche Geschichte) is a fantasy novel by Michael Ende, first published in 1979. The standard English translation, by Ralph Manheim, was first published in 1983. Synopsis Spoiler warning: Plot or ending details follow. The book centres around a young boy, Bastian Balthazar Bux, who steals a... The Neverending Story (1984)
  • The Goonies 2001 cast reunion The Goonies was a hit movie in 1985 produced by Steven Spielberg and directed by Richard Donner. It was an escapist film for teenagers about a band of misfit kids from a section of Astoria, Oregon called the Goon Docks. A popular soundtrack was released... The Goonies (1985)
  • Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985)
  • The Full House logo. Full House cast in 1987. Full House cast in 1995. This article is related to Full House, the American television series. For information related to the album, see Full House (album). For information pertaining to the poker hand, see Full house (poker) Full House was a... Full House (1987)
  • Full Metal Jacket is the title of a 1987 movie of the war film genre, directed by Stanley Kubrick, and based on the novel The Short Timers by Gustav Hasford. For the ammunition after which the film is named, see Full metal jacket . Spoiler warning: Plot or ending details follow... Full Metal Jacket (1987)
  • The 1987 comedy The Witches of Eastwick stars Jack Nicholson, Cher, Susan Sarandon and Michelle Pfeiffer. It is based on a novel of the same name by John Updike. It was adapted into a stage musical in 1998, and ran for approximately one year in Londons West End. External... The Witches of Eastwick (1987)
  • Dangerous Liaisons is a 1988 film directed by Stephen Frears, based upon a play by Christopher Hampton which in turn is based on the 18th century novel Les Liaisons dangereuses by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos. The film starred Glenn Close, John Malkovich, Michelle Pfeiffer, Swoosie Kurtz, Keanu Reeves, Mildred Natwick... Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
  • The Accidental Tourist is a novel by Anne Tyler. The book was made into a movie in 1988. The Novel The plot revolves around a travel writer whose son has been killed in a senseless shooting. He and his wife, separately lost in grief, find their marriage beginning to crumble... The Accidental Tourist (1988)
  • Beetlejuice is a film, directed by USA on March 30, 1988. It features two recently deceased ghosts, Adam Maitland (Alec Baldwin) and his wife Barbara (Geena Davis), who seek the help of an obnoxious bio-exorcist, Beetlejuice (Michael Keaton), to remove the Deitz family -- yuppies who recently moved from the... Beetlejuice (1988)
  • Batman, watching over Gotham City, his home, with the Bat-Signal in the sky behind him. Art by Jim Lee. Batman, more properly known as The Batman and occasionally as The Bat-Man, is a fictional character and superhero who first appeared in Detective Comics #27 in 1939. Most accounts... Batman (1989)
  • Movie Poster for Michael Moores documentary Roger and Me Roger & Me is a 1989 American documentary film directed and reported by independent filmmaker/journalist Michael Moore. With black humor, Moore illustrates the negative economic impact of General Motors CEO Roger Smiths summary action of closing several auto... Roger & Me (1989)
  • Family Matters (TV series) also refers to a popular television series. Family Matters is the third book by the critically acclaimed Indian-born author Rohinton Mistry. It is set in the city of Bombay, where Mistry was born and grew up, and tells the story of a middle-class Parsi... Family Matters (1989)

1990s

  • Goodfellas is a 1990 film about the mafia directed by Martin Scorsese. It is based on the book Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi, which is itself based on a true story. The film stars Robert De Niro as Jimmy Conway, Ray Liotta as Henry Hill, Lorraine Bracco as Hills wife... Goodfellas (1990)
  • John F. Kennedy Order: 35th President Term of Office: January 20, 1961–November 22, 1963 Predecessor: Dwight D. Eisenhower Successor: Lyndon B. Johnson Date of birth: Tuesday, May 29, 1917 Place of birth: Brookline, Massachusetts Date of death: Friday, November 22, 1963 Place of death: Dallas, Texas First Lady... JFK (1991)
  • Batman, watching over Gotham City, his home, with the Bat-Signal in the sky behind him. Art by Jim Lee. Batman, more properly known as The Batman and occasionally as The Bat-Man, is a fictional character and superhero who first appeared in Detective Comics #27 in 1939. Most accounts... Batman Returns (1992)
  • For the 1960 Western directed by John Huston and starring Audrey Hepburn, see The Unforgiven (1960 film). Unforgiven is a 1992 Western film which tells the story of a retired gunslinger who takes on one more job for the money. It stars Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, Richard Harris... Unforgiven (1992)
  • The Fugitive is the name of at least two major fictional fictional works which have been reproduced in a variety of media. 1947 film The Fugitive is a 1947 film based on a novel by Graham Greene, starring Henry Fonda and Dolores del Rio, directed by John Ford. TV series... The Fugitive (the movie) (1993)
  • Free Willy is a 1993 Warner Brothers film about a boy who befriends an orca (aka a killer whale). Spoiler warning: Plot or ending details follow. When fishermen separate a young orca whale (Willy) from his parents, he ends up in a fish bowl at a marina. Meanwhile, a street... Free Willy (1993)
  • Ace Ventura, Pet Detective is a 1994 wacky comedy movie, directed by Tom Shadyac. It starred Jim Carrey, Courteney Cox and Dan Marino, among others. The story follows the adventures of Ace Ventura, a detective who specializes in cases involving pet animals, in his search for Snowflake, the missing mascot... Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)
  • Dumb and Dumber is a 1994 comedy film starring Jim Carrey as Lloyd Christmas and Jeff Daniels as Harry Dunne. It was written and directed by The Farrelly Brothers. It is a modern example of slapstick comedy. It also features Lauren Holly and Karen Duffy. In this film, Lloyd and... Dumb and Dumber (1994)
  • Interview with the Vampire is a novel by Anne Rice. She wrote it in 1973 and it was published by Alfred A. Knopf in 1976. It became a cult book that has influenced modern-day Goth culture, and was followed by several sequels, collectively known as The Vampire Chronicles. DVD... Interview with the Vampire (1994)
  • The Bridges of Madison County is a best-selling novel by Robert James Waller which tells the story of a lonely Italian war bride who develops a romantic interest in a dashing photographer who has come to Madison County, Iowa in order to create a photographic essay on the covered... The Bridges of Madison County (1995)
  • Bugs and MJ Space Jam is a 1996 American animated and live action movie starring Bugs Bunny and Michael Jordan. Spoiler warning: Plot or ending details follow. In this movie aliens called Nerdlucks arrive on Earth to capture the Looney Tunes and take them back to an outer space theme... Space Jam (1996)
  • Cats Don't Dance (1997)
  • Quest for Camelot is an animated feature from Warner Brothers. The movie is about a young brave girl named Kayley who wanted to be a knight on the round table on Camelot like her father, Sir Lionel. Contents // 1 Synopsis 2 Characters 3 Trivia 4 External link Synopsis Spoiler warning... Quest for Camelot (1998)
  • Analyze This is a 1999 movie produced by Warner Brothers Studio. Directed by Harold Ramis, it features Robert De Niro as a gangster and Billy Crystal as a psychologist. It was written by Kenneth Lonergan and Peter Tolan. A sequel, Analyze That was released in 2002. Cast Robert De Niro... Analyze This (1999)
  • Eyes Wide Shut is a 1999 film directed by Stanley Kubrick (who completed editing the film just before his death) and starring real-life husband and wife (at the time) Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman. The film was based on the novel Traumnovelle by Austrian writer Arthur Schnitzler. The screenplay... Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
  • This article is about the film The Matrix. For other usages of the term, see Matrix. The Matrix is a film first released in the USA on March 31, 1999, written and directed by the Wachowski brothers (Andy and Larry). It stars Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, and... The Matrix (1999)
  • Promotional poster for The Iron Giant The Iron Giant is a 1999 animated science fiction film written and directed by Brad Bird. It was nominated for the Nebula Award for Best Script (written by Tim McCanlies), and for the Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation. It is based on a... The Iron Giant (1999)
  • Any Given Sunday is a 1999 movie directed by Oliver Stone starring Al Pacino, Cameron Diaz, Dennis Quaid, Jamie Foxx, James Woods, LL Cool J, Matthew Modine and Bill Bellamy. Charlton Heston has a small role. The movie also featured many real_life former football greats including Jim Brown, Lawrence Taylor... Any Given Sunday (1999)

2000s

  • the Cover of the original novel in the series, Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone Harry Potter is the informal name given to a series of fantasy novels by J. K. Rowling, and the movies based on them. They are named after the protagonist, Harry James Potter, who was born... Harry Potter films
  • the Dust jacket of the 1968 UK edition The Lord of the Rings is an epic fantasy story by J. R. R. Tolkien, a sequel to his earlier work, The Hobbit. For more information on the fictional universe the story takes place in, including lists of characters and locations, see Middle... Lord of the Rings trilogy
  • Best in Show (2000) is a mockumentary film following five entries in a prestigious dog show. The film shows how much dog owners love their pets ... and how carried away they can get. Christopher Guest and Eugene Levy wrote the script, and Guest directed. Many of the people involved also... Best in Show (2000)
  • Osmosis Jones (2001)
  • A.I.: Artificial Intelligence (2001) was the last project that filmmaker Stanley Kubrick worked on. Kubrick had long planned to film A.I. but had been putting it off until he was confident that the effects could be handled convincingly, all the while working on the script in close cooperation... A.I.: Artificial Intelligence (2001)
  • Ocean's Eleven (2001)
  • Scooby-doo is also British naval divers slang for civilian sport scuba diver. Scooby-Doo is an important character in animation up to this day Scooby-Doo is a long-running animated series produced for television by Hanna-Barbera Productions from 1969 to 1986, 1988 to 1991, and from 2002... Scooby-Doo (2002)
  • A Mighty Wind was a movie released in 2003. It is a mockumentary about a folk music reunion concert and the three groups that must come together to perform on national television for the first time in years. The film was directed (and co-written) by prolific mockumentarian Christopher Guest... A Mighty Wind (2003)
  • Looney Tunes: Back in Action was a 2003 Warner Bros. film that combined live action and animation to tell the story of a hapless stuntman, DJ Drake (played by Brendan Fraser), who stumbles his way into a plot to possess a mysterious blue diamond in the course of rescuing his... Looney Tunes: Back In Action (2003)
  • Something's Gotta Give (2003)
  • Promotional poster The Last Samurai is a film released in the United States on December 5, 2003. It is set in the 1870s in Japan and stars: Tom Cruise as Captain Nathan Algren, an American Civil War veteran Ken Watanabe as samurai Lord Katsumoto Masato Harada as industrialist and pro... The Last Samurai (2003)
  • a 1975 Gran Torino, a copy of the distinctive car of the title characters For the film, see Starsky & Hutch. Starsky and Hutch was a 1970s American television series that consisted of 92 episodes of 48 minutes and a single 90 minute pilot, created by William Blinn and broadcast... Starsky and Hutch (2004)
  • Troy Troy promotional poster Director Wolfgang Petersen Producer Wolfgang Petersen Diana Rathbun Colin Wilson Writer David Benioff (screenplay) Based on Homers Iliad Starring Brad Pitt Eric Bana Orlando Bloom Brian Cox Sean Bean Diane Kruger Peter OToole Distributor Warner Bros. Released 2004 Runtime 163 min Language English IMDb... Troy (2004)
  • Cover of Catwoman #2, February 2002. Art by Darwyn Cooke. Catwoman (Selina Kyle) is a DC Comics character, associated with the Batman franchise. Created by Bill Finger and Bob Kane, she first appeared in Batman #1 (1940). Originally, Catwoman was a catsuit-garbed burglar and adversary of Batman, but as... Catwoman (2004)
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie: The Pyramid of Light, known in Japan as Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters: Pyramid of Light (遊戯王デュエルモンスターズ 光のピラミッド) is a film based off on the Yu... Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie (2004)
  • The Polar Express Writer: Chris Van Allsburg, Robert Zemeckis, William Broyles Jr. Starring: Tom Hanks, Leslie Harter Zemeckis, Eddie Deezen, Nona M. Gaye Director: Robert Zemeckis Music by: Glen Ballard, Alan Silvestri Distributor: Warner Brothers Release Date: November 10, 2004 (USA) Runtime: 99 min. Language: English The Polar Express is... The Polar Express (2004)
  • Promotional poster for Alexander Alexander is a 2004 drama / war movie, directed by Oliver Stone about the life of Alexander the Great. According to Stone, the movie is as true to history as possible. It is based primarily on the 1986 biography, Alexander the Great (ISBN 0140088784), written by Robin... Alexander (2004)
  • Ocean's Twelve (2004)
  • Emmy Rossum and Gerard Butler in a publicity still for The Phantom of the Opera The Phantom of the Opera is the 2004 Warner Bros. film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Charles Harts international stage success. It is directed by Joel Schumacher, with a screenplay by Lloyd Webber... The Phantom of the Opera (2004)



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  • Sidebar on Warner Bros. film library (http://slate.msn.com/id/2114143/sidebar/2114157/) from Categories: Magazines stubs | Microsoft subsidiaries | Websites | The Washington Post ... Slate
  • Warner Bros. (http://www.bcdb.com/cartoons/Warner_Bros_/) at the The Big Cartoon DataBase (BCDB) is an online database of information about animated cartoons, animated movies, animated television shows and cartoon shorts. Contents // 1 Introduction 2 History 3 Top and Lowest Rated Cartoons 4 Ancillary Components 5 External links Introduction The BCDB is an online, searchable resource dedicated to compiling... Big Cartoon DataBase

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Letter to Warner Brothers: A Night in Casablanca -- Chilling Effects Clearinghouse (1083 words)
Warner Bros. deemed the film’s title too similar to their own Casablanca, released almost five years earlier in 1942, with Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman.
It seems that in 1471, Ferdinand Balboa Warner, your great-great-grandfather, while looking for a shortcut to the city of Burbank, had stumbled on the shores of Africa and, raising his alpenstock (which he later turned in for a hundred shares of common), named it Casablanca.
We are all brothers under the skin, and we’ll remain friends till the last reel of “A Night in Casablanca”; goes tumbling over the spool.
Don Markstein's Toonopedia: Warner Bros. Cartoons (1272 words)
Warner liked the idea of doing sound cartoons, if only as a way of promoting their vast music library — each release, they stipulated in those early years, must highlight one or more of the songs they owned.
Warner was so pleased with the product that, in 1931, they commissioned a second monthly series, whose title came from the same fertile ground — Merrie Melodies.
Warner and Amblin got together again in 1993 to produce Animaniacs, in which characters called The Warner Brothers (Yakko and Wakko) are among the stars, along with the Warner Sister (Dot).
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