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Time-Life Video

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Works: 2,483 works in 4,048 publications in 1 language and 64,613 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television adaptations  Television plays  Military history  Television programs  Film and video adaptations  Excerpts  Humor 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher
Classifications: E468, 822.33
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Publications about Time-Life Video
Publications by Time-Life Video
Most widely held works by Time-Life Video
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare( visu )
4 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in English and held by 1,062 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 merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( visu )
22 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 749 libraries worldwide
To finance Bassanio's voyage to Belmont to win the hand of Portia, Antonio borrows money from the Jew Shylock with a pound of his own flesh as collateral. The ships sink and Shylock demands his pound of flesh. Portia disguises herself as a lawyer and wins the case by specifying that Shylock cannot take one drop of Antonio's blood
Othello by William Shakespeare( visu )
10 editions published between 1981 and 1988 in English and held by 735 libraries worldwide
Presents William Shakespeare's play about a man whose jealousy of his wife leads to tragic consequences
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( visu )
15 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in English and held by 732 libraries worldwide
Hermia is promised to wed Demetrius, but she loves Lysander, who escapes with her to the forest. Demetrius follows them with Helena, who loves him. Oberon and Titania of the fairies are arguing. Oberon's servant Puck applies to various people a love-potion which creates a bizarre series of alliances and arguments, but all ends happily
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( visu )
13 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 681 libraries worldwide
Originally broadcast in 1982 by the BBC
The comedy of errors by William Shakespeare( visu )
14 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 577 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of William Shakespeare's Comedy of errors, produced for British Television
Rome the ultimate empire ( visu )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 532 libraries worldwide
Rome developed from a town on the Tiber River to a formidable power that dominated the world as it was known. See what researchers have discovered about life in ancient Rome, from the harsh life of a legionnaire on guard at Hadrian's Wall to the gladiators in the Colosseum
The Carol Burnett show ( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 526 libraries worldwide
The Carol Burnett Show ran for 11 straight years. It was the ultimate variety show with music, acting, larger-than-life guest stars, and of course, comedy
Troilus & Cressida by William Shakespeare( visu )
18 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 516 libraries worldwide
Presents William Shakespeare's play about two lovers who mock love
The living planet a portrait of the earth by David Attenborough( visu )
12 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and held by 508 libraries worldwide
Host David Attenborough visits the great environmental regions of the planet to examine how plants and animals adapt to their surroundings and how otherwise unrelated organisms, molded by similar conditions, develop similar techniques for solving problems of survival
The tempest by William Shakespeare( visu )
8 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and held by 492 libraries worldwide
Prospero, exiled on an enchanted island with his daughter Miranda, raises a magical tempest to wash ashore a ship carrying the enemies who usurped his dukedom years ago -- his brother Antonio and Alonso, the king of Naples. Alonso's son Ferdinand is feared dead but has washed to another part of the island, where he meets and falls in love with Miranda. Prospero punishes the usurpers and regains his dukedom, as Miranda gains a royal husband
As you like it by William Shakespeare( visu )
16 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in English and held by 472 libraries worldwide
Dramatization of William Shakespeare's play, As you like it
Twelfth night by William Shakespeare( visu )
12 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 457 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
King Lear by William Shakespeare( visu )
13 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 456 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of William Shakespeare's play King Lear
The Civil War by Ken Burns( visu )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 450 libraries worldwide
A nine-part documentary series which examines the American Civil War through photographs, readings from documents and diaries and historical materials
The long search by Ronald Eyre( visu )
22 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and held by 441 libraries worldwide
Visits Egypt to explore the experience of Islamic worship. Includes interviews with a number of Moslems who discuss their personal attitudes and approaches to their religion
Hee haw collection ( visu )
24 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 434 libraries worldwide
Pickin' and ginnin', singin' and spinnin' tall tales and corny jokes, the citizens of Kornfield Kounty landed on television as a summer replacement in 1969. Each week co-hosts Buck Owens and Roy Clark and a cast of comedians and musicians would welcome the biggest stars in country music to perform their songs and help deliver the classic one-liners
The two gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare( visu )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 413 libraries worldwide
Close friends Valentine and Proteus become rivals for the hand of Silvia, daughter of the Duke of Milan, who has promised her to the foolish coward Thurio. Proteus has Valentine banished, but Silvia escapes to the forest to join him. Proteus follows, with Julia who dotes on him. After a confrontation, the Duke eventually allows Valentine and Silvia to wed, and Proteus marries Julia
Radio City Christmas Spectacular Starring the Rockettes ( visu )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 411 libraries worldwide
This special 75th Anniversary DVD features all the best-loved performances of the Rockettes, including: The Dance of the Nutcracker, Parade of the Wooden Soldiers; Santa's Toy Headquarters, the Living Nativity and the arrival of Santa
Love's labour's lost by William Shakespeare( visu )
13 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 405 libraries worldwide
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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