WorldCat Identities

Messina, Cedric

Overview
Works: 213 works in 1,036 publications in 1 language and 25,295 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Television plays  Television programs  Film and video adaptations  History  Made-for-TV movies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Satire 
Roles: Producer, Director, Production personnel
Classifications: PR3093, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Publications by  Cedric Messina Publications by Cedric Messina
posthumous Publications by Cedric Messina, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Cedric Messina
The tempest by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
75 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,173 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 1,852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play, a pastoral romance set in the Forest of Arden in medieval France
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
50 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 1,839 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 )
69 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,612 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 )
60 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,526 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
Measure for measure by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
59 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,507 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
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
49 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 1,484 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
King Richard the Second by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's historical play about the dynastic struggle between Richard II and Henry Bolingbroke (later Henry IV)
The life of Henry the Fifth by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 835 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 756 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 gives birth to 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 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization of William Shakespeare's historical play. Upon the murder of Richard II, Henry assumes the throne, and is immediately confronted with rebellion by Owen Glendower, Douglas of Scotland, Northumberland and his son Hotspur. The play also treats the moral development of the king's son Hal (later Henry V)
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 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the bonus play, set 40 years in the future, the king must match wits with an unruly mistress and a cabinet seeking to transform the nation into a constitutional monarchy--Container
Pygmalion ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 511 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 498 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
Tartuffe, or, The imposter by Molière ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 488 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
Heartbreak house by Bernard Shaw ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 477 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
Henry V by British Broadcasting Corporation ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 430 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 )
22 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization of William Shakespeare's play that portrays the colorful panorama of Medieval English life, as the king broods over the uncertain future of his son. Time passes, Henry IV dies, Falstaff is banished and Prince Hal is crowned Henry V
Timon of Athens by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents Shakespeare's play about a noble Athenian who finds himself in financial difficulties and discovers that the friends who used to fawn on him now refuse to help him. Cursing mankind, Timon leaves Athens and settles in a cave where he finds buried treasure. He meets Alcibiades, a banished general, and finances an expedition against Athens. Alcibiades negotiates peace, but Timon dies alone in his cave
 
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