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Time-Life Television

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Works: 508 works in 2,318 publications in 1 language and 73,527 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Television plays  Television programs  Film and video adaptations  Historical drama  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Study guides 
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 )
59 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 2,024 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 )
45 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 2,002 libraries worldwide
This play revolves around an enchanted island, an exiled duke, young lovers and a framework of conspiracy as they affected dramatic and emotional romances
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare( visu )
44 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 1,856 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( visu )
54 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 1,792 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
The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( visu )
39 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 1,767 libraries worldwide
The marriage of two strong-minded people provides the spark for a comic confrontation between the sexes: The "shrew," Katherine, is so ill-tempered she seems unlikely to find a husband. Her father refuses to let her younger sister marry until Katherine is off his hands. Petruchio appears, marries Katherine, 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 )
45 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 1,767 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 )
55 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 1,747 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 )
54 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 1,718 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of Shakespeare's play entitled Antony and Cleopatra
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( visu )
38 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 1,714 libraries worldwide
Dramatization of William Shakespeare's play Macbeth
King Lear by William Shakespeare( visu )
39 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 1,665 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 )
49 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 1,649 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 )
51 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,590 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 )
41 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 1,518 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 )
31 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 1,444 libraries worldwide
"When Helena administers a cure to the gravely ill King of France, he offers her a choice of husband. Helena chooses Bertram, the Count of Rousillon. He insists that he will never be her 'true' husband unless she wears his family ring and becomes pregnant with his child. Following him to Florence, Helena embarks upon a plan that will lead her to claim her rightful spouse."--Container
The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( visu )
44 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,438 libraries worldwide
Sir John Falstaff, knowing that Mrs. Ford and Mrs. Page control the money in their respective households, decides to seduce them, but they learn of his scheme and resolve to make a fool of him. A comic series of disguises and misadventures follows
The winter's tale by William Shakespeare( visu )
37 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 1,414 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( visu )
43 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,389 libraries worldwide
Presents William Shakespeare's tragedy which details transformation of a noble Athenian from a reckless spendthrift to a mad misanthrope
Troilus & Cressida by William Shakespeare( visu )
49 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 1,369 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of Shakespeare's play about two lovers caught in the vicissitudes of the Trojan War
Measure for measure by William Shakespeare( visu )
47 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and held by 1,360 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
Love's labour's lost by William Shakespeare( visu )
36 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 1,357 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
 
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‎Time-Life Films. Time-Life Television‏
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