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Embassy Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 700 works in 1,306 publications in 4 languages and 19,718 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Romance films  Biographical films  Musical films  War films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Embassy Home Entertainment (Firm)
Publications by Embassy Home Entertainment (Firm)
Most widely held works by Embassy Home Entertainment (Firm)
Sid and Nancy by Alex Cox( visu )
15 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and held by 641 libraries worldwide
Portrays the love affair between punk rock's famous bad boy, Sid Vicious, and his American groupie girlfriend, Nancy Spungen, from the initial euphoria of their romance to their tragic plunge into the vortex of drugs and self-delusion
Richard III by William Shakespeare( visu )
7 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 396 libraries worldwide
Richard, duke of Gloucester, a self-proclaimed villain, usurps the crown from King Edward IV, and is later killed at Bosworth Field. Henry, earl of Richmond, ascends the throne as Henry VII, establishing the Tudor dynasty
The trip to Bountiful by Peter Masterson( visu )
4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
In an attempt to recapture the happiness she knew in the past, an elderly woman journeys back to the small town where she raised her children
Pygmalion by Anthony Asquith( visu )
9 editions published between 1938 and 1988 in English and held by 303 libraries worldwide
The delightful story of a linguistics professor who attempts, with devastating success, to turn a Cockney flower girl into an elegant young lady of society
Rashōmon by Akira Kurosawa( visu )
5 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in Japanese and English and held by 286 libraries worldwide
A man is murdered, his wife is raped by a bandit. A flashback technique is used to tell four different versions of what occurred
A chorus line by Marvin Hamlisch( visu )
4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
A group of young performers audition for the chorus of a Broadway musical. The director's rigorous process brings out more than just talent from each of the dancers, including the director's former love interest
The lion in winter by Anthony Harvey( visu )
10 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 282 libraries worldwide
Events take place in England at Christmas in the year 1183. The aging King Henry II must name a successor. He summons his estranged wife, Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine, and their three surviving sons. Henry also invites 18 year old King Philip of France, brother of his mistress, Princess Alais. The interplay of these proud and powerful nobles is full of intrigue and danger
The graduate by Mike Nichols( visu )
5 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 264 libraries worldwide
A rich recent college graduate comes of age and finds himself being led into affairs with the wife and with the daughter of his father's friend
The name of the rose by Jean-Jacques Annaud( visu )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 262 libraries worldwide
One monk has fallen from a tower, another is found head-first in a vat of pigs' blood. Are these the works of the devil, whisper the other monks, is this the Apocalypse? Visiting Brother Sean Connery, investigating the deaths, discovers a secret library containing rare books considered lost to the world and dangerous to the Catholic faith. He must find the connection between the hidden literature and the killings before innocent people are burned at the stake
Le ballon rouge = The Red Balloon by Albert Lamorisse( visu )
4 editions published between 1956 and 2002 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 261 libraries worldwide
A young boy in Paris makes friends with a red balloon that has a mind of its own
Victory at sea ( visu )
5 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
Uses live-action footage from both Allied and Axis film archives to present the American and Allied naval operations during World War II
The best years of our lives by William Wyler( visu )
11 editions published between 1946 and 1987 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
Recounts the problems faced by three returning veterans after WWII as they attempt to pick up the threads of their lives
Le retour de Martin Guerre = The return of Martin Guerre by Daniel Vigne( visu )
9 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in French and English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
Based on a true incident in 16th century France, this is the story of a man who comes to a small village to take up his life with "his" family whom he had left eight years earlier. Suspicions are strong that he is an impostor
John Boorman's The emerald forest by John Boorman( visu )
5 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and Multiple languages and held by 207 libraries worldwide
Bill Markham, an engineer, returns to the Amazon year after year searching for his son who had disappeared into the jungle. After ten years of searching, Markham finds the man that had once been his boy, but now is a warrior from a different world
The little foxes by Lillian Hellman( visu )
4 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 193 libraries worldwide
Regina Giddens is a woman who will stop at nothing to outwit her brothers in running the family business, even if it means sacrificing the health of her husband or the love of her young daughter
Silkwood by Mike Nichols( visu )
6 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
Drama about an Oklahoma woman who becomes contaminated with plutonium at her job; based on a true story
The Cotton Club by Francis Ford Coppola( visu )
4 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
In Dixie Dwyer's hands a trumpet became more than a horn and a girl became more than a women. He was the only man who could walk the violent line between music and the mob. Then one night, in the Cotton Club, he discovered Vera Cicero and suddenly his life became even hotter than his music
 
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