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Ambrose Video Publishing

Overview
Works: 3,475 works in 5,742 publications in 1 language and 128,075 library holdings
Genres: Television adaptations  Drama  Film adaptations  Television plays  Televised plays  Made-for-TV movies  Television programs  History  Television comedies  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: fds, Distributor, prn, Producer
Classifications: PR3093, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Ambrose Video Publishing
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

29 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 1,910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents William Shakespeare's play about devilish fairies, bedeviled lovers, and tradesmen-actors
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

31 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 1,871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their feuding families, and take their own lives
The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( Visual )

18 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 1,861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This comic confrontation between the sexes is one of the most frequently-staged plays. Its sparkling wit and rich characterization are matched with an outstanding cast
The tempest by William Shakespeare( Visual )

23 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 1,826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television adaption of Shakespeare's play revolving around an enchanted island, an exiled Duke, young lovers, and a framework of conspiracy
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Visual )

35 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 1,779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Shakespeare's comedy about all kinds of love--physical and intellectual, sentimental and cynical, enduring love between friends, and romantic love at first sight
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

31 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 1,773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Driven by ambition and an unscrupulous wife, Macbeth murders the King of Scotland and claims the throne for himself. Haunted by ghosts and vexed by witches, he and his wife descend into the depths of madness and paranoia as they crumble beneath the weight of their crimes
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Visual )

29 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 1,705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A play about power, assassination and revenge. Presents a broad range of historical personalities as complicated human beings in agonizing conflict with one another and themselves
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare( Visual )

24 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 1,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Danish prince avenges the murder of his father, the king, by killing his uncle Claudius who murdered the king, usurped the throne, and married Hamlet's mother, Gertrude. Hamlet, considered the most complex of all Shakespeare's characters, examines the fundamental issues of justice, guilt, and death
The merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Visual )

31 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 1,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To finance Bassanio's voyage to Belmont to win the hand of Portia, Antonio borrows money from the Jew Shylock with a pound of his own flesh as collateral. The ships sink and Shylock demands his pound of flesh. Portia disguises herself as a lawyer and wins the case by specifying that Shylock cannot take one drop of Antonio's blood
Othello by William Shakespeare( Visual )

24 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 1,513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play about the tragic consequences of jealousy. Othello appoints Cassio as his chief lieutenant, arousing the jealousy of Iago, who conspires to undo them both. Iago tells Othello that his wife, the beautiful Desdemona, is having an affair with Cassio. Othello strangles Desdemona before learning of Iago's evil, and then kills himself in remorse
Antony & Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Visual )

35 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 1,505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Shakespeare's play Antony & Cleopatra
Slavery and the making of America( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program examines the history of slavery in the United States and the role it played in shaping the new country's development
The winter's tale by William Shakespeare( Visual )

22 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 1,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Leontes unjustly accuses his wife Hermione of adultery with King Polixenes. He imprisons Hermione, who falls into a swoon he believes is death, and orders her infant daughter to be abandoned on the shore. Sixteen years later, their daughter falls in love with Polixenes's son and when they come to Leontes' kingdom, her identity is revealed. Leontes and Polixenes become friends again, and Hermione is found to be alive after all
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

15 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 1,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of William Shakespeare's play King Lear
Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare( Visual )

24 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 1,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Shakespeare's tragedy set in Roman times dealing with the revenge of Titus Andronicus for the atrocities committed against his family by Tamora, the captive queen of the Goths, and her faction
Twelfth night by William Shakespeare( Visual )

20 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 1,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twins Sebastian and Viola are separated after a shipwreck and believe each other dead. Viola disguises herself as a page boy, Cesario, to work for Duke Orsino and falls in love with him, but he loves Olivia, who falls in love with Cesario. Seeing Sebastian one day, she mistakes him for Cesario and marries him. The confusion is cleared up when Viola and Sebastian meet again, and the Duke marries Viola. The subplot concerns the efforts of Sir Toby and Andrew to humble the presumptuous Malvolio
Timon of Athens by William Shakespeare( Visual )

25 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents William Shakespeare's play which details the transformation of a noble Athenian from a reckless spendthrift to a mad misanthrope
Love's labour's lost by William Shakespeare( Visual )

26 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 1,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire directed against intellectual pride and pedantry. The King of Navarre and three of his lords vow to spend three years in study and not to see any women. But when the Princess of France arrives with her three ladies, the men break their vow and fall in love with them
All's well that ends well by William Shakespeare( Visual )

16 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 1,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents William Shakespeare's comedy about the wife of a young count who resorts to chichanery to win the respect and affection of her husband
The comedy of errors by William Shakespeare( Visual )

20 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 1,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Shakespeare's play The Comedy of Errors
 
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