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Time-Life Television

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Works: 518 works in 2,263 publications in 1 language and 74,699 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television plays  Television adaptations  History  Television programs  Film and video adaptations  Software  Historical drama  Interactive multimedia 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PR3093, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Time-Life Television
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( visu )
54 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 2,032 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( visu )
39 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 2,020 libraries worldwide
Television adaption of Shakespeare's play revolving around an enchanted island, an exiled Duke, young lovers, and a framework of conspiracy
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare( visu )
42 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 1,867 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 taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( visu )
37 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 1,814 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( visu )
47 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 1,811 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their feuding families, and take their own lives
Othello by William Shakespeare( visu )
56 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 1,792 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
Antony & Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( visu )
51 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 1,753 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of Shakespeare's famous play which explores the calamitous consequences of an overwhelming passion by telling the story of Antony, the once-heralded leader who becomes stupified with passion and degenerates into a fool, and the multi-faceted Cleopatra
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( visu )
48 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 1,738 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
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( visu )
38 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 1,729 libraries worldwide
In this classic story of murder, witchcraft, and revenge, Macbeth, driven by overwhelming ambition and an unscrupulous wife murders the King of Scotland and claims the throne for himself. He begins a violent reign of terror and execution in a desperate attempt to maintain his power
King Lear by William Shakespeare( visu )
37 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 1,668 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's plays in which tragedy occurs when an old king divides his kingdom between his daughters
The merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( visu )
45 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 1,654 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?
Twelfth night by William Shakespeare( visu )
48 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,569 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
The comedy of errors by William Shakespeare( visu )
40 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 1,540 libraries worldwide
Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's farce about two pairs of twins involved in an elaborate series of mistaken identities
All's well that ends well by William Shakespeare( visu )
29 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 1,492 libraries worldwide
William Shakespeare's comedy about Helena, the new wife of Count Bertram, who resorts to chicanery to win the respect and affection of her husband
The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( visu )
43 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,480 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of William Shakespeare's play entitled Merry Wives of Windsor
Timon of Athens by William Shakespeare( visu )
42 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,426 libraries worldwide
Details the transformation of a noble Athenian from a reckless spendthrift to a mad misanthrope
The winter's tale by William Shakespeare( visu )
35 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 1,408 libraries worldwide
Presents William Shakespeare's play about a king who unjustly accuses his wife of adultery. Sixteen years later, their daughter, missing since infancy, is miraculously restored and reconciled with her dead mother, who is brought back to life again
Troilus & Cressida by William Shakespeare( visu )
49 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 1,405 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of Shakespeare's play about two lovers caught in the vicissitudes of the Trojan War
Love's labour's lost by William Shakespeare( visu )
36 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 1,397 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
Measure for measure by William Shakespeare( visu )
43 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 1,350 libraries worldwide
Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play entitled Measure for measure
 
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