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Ambrose Video Publishing

Overview
Works: 3,300 works in 6,175 publications in 1 language and 130,046 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  History  Made-for-TV movies  Historical films  Televised plays  Television plays  Television programs  Comedy films 
Roles: fds, Distributor, prn, Producer, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Ambrose Video Publishing
The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( Visual )

27 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 1,875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The marriage of two strong-minded people provides the spark for a comic confrontation between the sexes: The "shrew," Katharina, is so ill-tempered she seems unlikely to find a husband. Her father refuses to let her younger sister marry until Katherina is off his hands. Petruchio appears, marries Katharina, and "tames" her so well that he wins a bet with two other men on a test of their wives' obedience
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

36 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and held by 1,862 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
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

32 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 1,848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play about devilish fairies, bedeviled lovers and tradesmen-actors. Plots intertwine as entangled love affairs, the comical performance of a "play within a play" by the tradesmen of Athens, and the antics in fairyland among King Oberon and his queen Titania produce a bizarre series of entanglements, but all ends happily
The tempest by William Shakespeare( Visual )

29 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 1,807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exiled Duke and two young lovers encounter the occult on an enchanted island, finding good and evil in their own natures
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Visual )

39 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and held by 1,753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play, a pastoral romance set in the Forest of Arden in medieval France, in which Rosalind is forced by political circumstances to pose as a man, falls in love with Orlando but cannot declare her feelings, and is loved in turn by Phebe who believes her to be a handsome young man
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

30 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 1,671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a production of William Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth designed especially for television. Three witches hail Macbeth as thane of Glamis, thane of Cawdor and future king of Scotland, and tell Banquo that his sons will sit on the throne. Lady Macbeth urges her husband to murder King Duncan and Banquo and his sons. Macbeth kills Duncan and Banquo and is made king. Macduff and Banquo's son Malcolm raise an army against him, Lady Macbeth kills herself, Macduff slays Macbeth, and Malcolm becomes king
William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Visual )

34 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 1,577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Blending tragedy and comedy, this play presents contrasts and ambiguities, the complexities of which lie in the character Shylock, its captivating villain. Is he a villain, a buffoon, or tragic hero?"--Container
Othello by William Shakespeare( Visual )

35 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 1,565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play about the tragic consequences of jealousy. Othello appoints Cassio as his chief lieutenant, arousing the jealosy 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
King Richard the Second by William Shakespeare( Visual )

24 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and held by 1,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's historical play about the dynastic struggle between Richard II and Henry Bolingboke (later Henry IV)
Slavery and the making of America( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,485 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
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

41 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 1,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third of Shakespeare's plays portraying the emergence of England's most admired national hero, Henry V. He unites his people as he embarks on the invasion of France, deals justly with traitors, tirelessly leads his soldiers to victory and ensures future peace by his marriage to the Princess of France. Shakespeare examines these qualities that make a successful ruler and shows the prince in terms of isolation and responsibility that his success entails
Antony & Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Visual )

39 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 1,470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Shakespeare's play Antony & Cleopatra
Coriolanus by William Shakespeare( Visual )

30 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 1,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play about a proud Roman general who conquers the Volscians, leads them against Rome in revenge for his banishment, and is killed by the Volscian general when Coriolanus is persuaded to spare the city
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

29 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 1,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play about Richard of Gloucester, a self-proclaimed villian who usurps the crown. Through family machinations, political marriages and military coups, this play portrays the tumultuous reign of King Edward IV and the ascension of Richard to the throne, an intricate period in English history
Twelfth night, or, What you will by William Shakespeare( Visual )

23 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 1,326 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
Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare( Visual )

27 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 1,325 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
The winter's tale by William Shakespeare( Visual )

24 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 1,324 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
Timon of Athens by William Shakespeare( Visual )

28 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

29 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 1,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Measure for measure by William Shakespeare( Visual )

26 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and held by 1,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of Shakespeare's "trickiest sort of play--a comedy with tragic relief. With her brother condemned to die for the crime of premarital sex, Isabella is torn between her vows to God and desire to save him."--Container
 
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