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Messina, Cedric

Overview
Works: 220 works in 1,054 publications in 1 language and 25,203 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Television plays  Television programs  Film and video adaptations  Interviews  History  Made-for-TV movies  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Producer, Director, Production personnel, pmn
Classifications: PR3093, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Cedric Messina
The tempest by William Shakespeare( Visual )
78 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,167 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 )
57 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in English and held by 1,844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization of Shakespeare's comedy (a pastoral romance set in the Forest of Arden in medieval France) about all kinds of love--physical and intellectual, sentimental and cynical, enduring love between friends, and romantic love at first sight
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare( Visual )
50 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 1,834 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
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Visual )
71 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,605 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
Twelfth night by William Shakespeare( Visual )
61 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,496 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
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )
51 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 1,482 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
Measure for measure by William Shakespeare( Visual )
60 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cruel Angelo is left in charge of Vienna when the Duke pretends to leave town. Angelo revives an old law against fornication and sentences Claudio to death for seducing Juliet, Claudio's betrothed. Claudio's sister, Isabella, pleads for his life and Angelo offers to spare him in exchange for her virginity. Angelo's corruption and severity are punished when the Duke reveals that he has witnessed it all
King Richard the Second by William Shakespeare( Visual )
39 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's historical play about the dynastic struggle between Richard II and Henry Bolingboke (later Henry IV)
The life of Henry the Fifth by William Shakespeare( Visual )
32 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young King Henry of England asserts a hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathering an army and embarking on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs and forever change the face of Europe. Follows King Henry V as he unites his people, deals justly with traitors, leads his soldiers to victory, and ensures peace by marrying a French princess
The famous history of the life of King Henry the Eight by William Shakespeare( Visual )
25 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization of William Shakespeare's historical play, which tells of the intrigues during the first part of Henry's reign, his divorce from Katharine of Aragon, and marriage to Anne Bullen, who is delivered of a baby girl, Elizabeth
The first part of King Henry the Fourth with the life and death of Henry surnamed Hotspur by William Shakespeare( Visual )
26 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Henry IV Part 1 is the dark portrait of a king who comes to the throne with blood on his hands. Having killed Richard II, he is guilt-ridden in the knowledge of his foul deed. As a usurper he is now being plotted against by those who helped him to power
The second part of King Henry the Fourth containing his death and the coronation of King Henry the Fifth by William Shakespeare( Visual )
8 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's play that portrays the colorful panorama of Medieval English life. The revolt against Henry is finally crushed and the king broods over the uncertain future of his son. Henry IV dies, Falstaff is banished, and Prince Hal is crowned Henry V
The millionairess by William Slater( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Epifania is glamorous, clever-- and also the richest woman in the world. After yet another row with her spendthrift husband, Epifania meets an intriguing Egyptian doctor. But she faces the challenge her money-mad father imposed on her before his death: She can only marry a man who can convert 150 pounds into 50,000 pounds within six months"--Container
Pygmalion ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A stuffy professor of phonetics takes a bet that in six months time he can turn a Cockney flower seller into a lady he could pass off as a duchess
Mrs. Warren's profession by Bernard Shaw( Visual )
3 editions published between 1972 and 2006 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the bonus play, "Mrs. Landfrey and her three children return to England after 18 years abroad, where a chance encounter with their traditionalist husband and father quickly entangles them in a series of comic events"--Container
Heartbreak house by Bernard Shaw( Visual )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On his Sussex estate Captain Shotover, an eccentric poet, retired seafarer and inventor, is reluctantly hosting a weekend house party for his two daughters and their bohemian friends
Tartuffe, or, The imposter by Molière( Visual )
3 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Clutching ever-present rosary beads, shifting uncomfortably within the hairshirt he wears as continual penance--and always eyeing the women as they pass--Tartuffe, MolieĢre's master of unctuous evil, insinuates himself into a wealthy Parisian household in this indictment of religious hypocrisy. Posing as a holy man, the wily Tartuffe entrances Orgon, a credulous well-to-do merchant, bent on bestowing his worldly goods, social position, and nubile daughter on the perfidious fraud. Tartuffe delights in accepting it all--and also arranges a little depraved dalliance with Orgon's young wife, Elmire
Henry V by British Broadcasting Corporation( Visual )
12 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play entitled King Henry V
The Second part of King Henry the Fourth containing his death, and the coronation of King Henry the Fift [sic] by William Shakespeare( Visual )
21 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization of William Shakespeare's historical play. The revolt against Henry is finally crushed; yet the king, tired and sick, dies, and his son Hal is crowned Henry V
Richard II by William Shakespeare( Visual )
19 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization of Shakespeare's play, the story of a rebellion against the corrupt Richard II
 
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