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A & E Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 5,271 works in 10,084 publications in 2 languages and 288,812 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  History  Television mini-series  Television programs  Documentary television programs  Historical television programs  Made-for-TV movies  Biography 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PR4034, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by A & E Home Video (Firm)
Monty Python's flying circus by Monty Python (Comedy troupe)( Visual )

100 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 3,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These three episodes from the second season feature the hallmarks of Monty Python, surprise, silliness, men in drag and bizarre animation
America's castles( Visual )

95 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 1,943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archival films and photographs are used to describe Wright's childhood homes, as well as the homes of his early adult life in Illinois and later adult life in Wisconsin and Arizona. Discusses how his development as an architect is best seen in the three homes he built for himself. Includes commentary by experts
10 days that unexpectedly changed America( Visual )

22 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Massacre at Mystic: The first time the English settlers engaged in the slaughter of Native Americans after years of relatively peaceful coexistence. Shays' Rebellion: A violent protest against dept collection and taxation motivated George Washington to come out of retirement to help strengthen the fragile new nation which led to the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Gold rush: The discovery of gold spurred tremendous financial and physical growth throughout the West. Antietam: On September 17, 1862, there were 23,000 casualties on both sides of this Civil War battle, making this the bloodiest day in American History. The Union victory enabled President Lincoln to issue the Emancipation Proclamation, making foreign support of the Confederacy all but impossible. The homestead strike: Harsh working conditions at Carnegie's Homestead steel mill led to a union strike. Murder at the fair: Set against the backdrop of the 1901 World's Fair, the assassination of President William McKinley ushered in a new Progressive Era under the presidency of Theodore Roosevelt. Scopes: The courtroom battle between William Jennings Bryan and Clarence Darrow over the teaching of evolution in a small Tennessee town underscored a deep schism within the American psyche. Einstein's letter: Albert Einstein's letter to FDR urged the development of an unthinkably powerful new weapon. When America was rocked: Elvis Presley's appearance on The Ed Sullivan show on September 9, 1956, signified a whole new culture that involved teenage independence, sexuality, race relations and a new form of music. Freedom summer: In 1864, three Civil Rights workers were murdered by the Ku Klux Klan in Mississippi
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a trio of witches prophesy Macbeth's ascension to the throne, Lady Macbeth pushes her husband into a murderous spree. But once crowned king of Scotland, Macbeth sees ghastly visions, fueled by guilt and a new prophecy, that ensure his ultimate downfall
Murder in Mesopotamia by Agatha Christie( Visual )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An archeologist's beautiful but unpopular wife is murdered while the couple is in Iraq excavating an historical site. At the request of local authorities a vacationing Hercule Poirot takes on the case
Desperate crossing the untold story of the Mayflower( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From their self-imposed exile in Holland to their perilous crossing of the Atlantic, to their first year in the new world, Desperate Crossing is the definitive story of how the Pilgrims came to live and prosper in an unfamiliar land
The complete Monty Python's flying circus by Ian MacNaughton( Visual )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy sketches and animation from the influential British comedy show
Pride & prejudice by Jane Austen( Visual )

43 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 1,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Pride and prejudice is the story of lively and rebellious Elizabeth Bennet, one of five unmarried daughters living in the countryside of 19th century England. In a world where obtaining an advantageous marriage is a woman's sole occupation, Elizabeth's independent manner threatens her family's future. Will her romantic sparring with the mysterious and arrogant Darcy end in misfortune-- or will love's true nature prevail?"--Container
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple by Agatha Christie( Visual )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 1,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Return to post-war England for mystery and a cup of tea. The consummate prim and proper crime-fighting spinster, Miss Jane Marple sets down her knitting needles to unwind the most ingenious crimes. As she travels from city to countryside and even the Bahamas, murders, missing bodies and haunted dreams have a habit of falling accross Miss Marple's path
Jane Eyre by Robert Young( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 1,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane Eyre, a mistreated orphan, learns to survive by relying on her independence and intelligence. Based on the novel of the same title by Charlotte Bronte
Shackleton by Charles Sturridge( Visual )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True story of Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic adventures. Bound for Antartica in 1914, Shackleton's ship, the Endurance, was trapped in the pack ice of the Weddell Sea. Ten months later, the ship sank, stranding Shackleton and his crew of 27. Based on the diaries and first person accounts of expedition members, the film tells of their ordeal and their 800-mile journey in an open boat across the world's worst seas that made their rescue possible
Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tess Durbeyfield is a luminous beauty who is violated by one man and forsaken by another, but she refuses to remain a victim. Her struggle to endure despite the abandonment of her true love, and despite her desperate attempt to attain happiness, propels Tess toward a tragic end
The world at war by ltd Thames Television( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An extraordinary collection of newsreel, propaganda, and home-movie footage drawn from the archives of 18 nations, including color close-ups of Adolf Hitler taken by his mistress, that present an unvarnished perspective of the war's pivotal events. Penetrating interviews with eyewitness participants - from Hitler's secretary to Alger Hiss to ordinary citizens who stood outside the battle lines - and spine-tingling, first-hand accounts to an already unforgettable experience."--Container
Dr. Quinn medicine woman( Visual )

41 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With Sully and a growing family to support her, each episode of the final season features a rich cast of characters and memorable storylines that bring the timeless themes of the Old West straight into the hearts of contemporary viewers. The following 22 episodes from the final season are rich with tales of courage, romance, and important family values. Bonus features: commentary with Jane Seymour and James Keach on the episode 'Point Blank,' and cast biographies. This title has been repackaged
Crusades by Terry Jones( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Crusades began as a holy mission to liberate Jerusalem and became the largest mass migration in European history. When they ended 200 years later, the Crusades had created a mythology of knights and chivalry, and left a legacy of distrust between East and West that continues to shape our world today. Filmed on location throughout Europe and the Middle East
Benjamin Franklin citizen of the world by Adam Friedman( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of the American Renaissance man, Benjamin Franklin. An inventor and civic leader, he became a revolutionary at age 70. As a statesman, he was appointed as America's first ambassador to France and became the chief architect of the Treaty of Paris
The mystery of Edgar Allan Poe( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an in-depth look at the tragic life of one the last century's most mysterious writers
JFK, a presidency revealed( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an examination and analysis of President John F. Kennedy and his administration, and features source material such as his White House audiotapes, and Soviet footage
William Shakespeare a life of drama( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Shakespeare is the greatest writer the English language has ever known, a man whose imaginative genius still moves us, nearly four centuries after his death. His tumultuous life produced an unmatched legacy of drama and poetry, but the Bard's own story remains, for the most part, a mystery. Film excerpts, dramatic readings, location footage, and interviews with several Shakespeare specialists provide clues to Shakespeare's identity, and a glimpse into his little known life and his astonishing 20-year career as a playwright and actor
Abraham Lincoln, preserving the Union( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the rustic childhood to his tragic death, this is the definitive look at the stoic president who risked everything to save his nation.Honest, eloquent and courageous, he risked everything to save a young America from self-destruction, and paid the ultimate price. This unforgettable program tells the complete story of Abraham Lincoln, from the rustic childhood that forged his beliefs to the tough campaign that made him president. Historians examine the difficult leadership choices of his turbulent first term, as well as his bouts with depression and troubled marriage to Mary Todd. Experts untangle a web of murder and kidnapping plots to learn the truth about the complex conspiracy that made Lincoln an American Martyr
 
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America's castlesA performance of MacbethMurder in MesopotamiaThe complete Monty Python's flying circusPride & prejudiceShackletonThe world at warCrusades