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Embassy Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 769 works in 1,265 publications in 4 languages and 23,067 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Church history  Fantasy films  Short films  Fiction  Juvenile works  Science fiction 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 )
12 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 628 libraries worldwide
Sid & Nancy chronicles the brief, intense attachment of two of Punk's most notorious poster children, Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious and his girlfriend, Nancy Spungen
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë( visu )
3 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 516 libraries worldwide
The story of the impact of the abused waif, Heathcliff, on two Yorkshire families, the Earnshaws and Lintons, at the close of the 18th century. When Heathcliff loses Cathy Earnshaw, the woman he obsessively loves, to the wealthy but inferior Edgar Linton, he plans a savage retaliation upon both families, extending into the second generation
Richard III by William Shakespeare( visu )
6 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 507 libraries worldwide
The story of Richard of Gloucester, a man twisted both in mind and body, as he schemes for the throne of England
The trip to Bountiful by Peter Masterson( visu )
4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 413 libraries worldwide
Carrie Watts, who lives with her son and his nagging wife in a small apartment, has an overpowering desire to return to her childhood home before she dies. When the opportunity comes, she makes the trip to Bountiful, Texas on her own against the wishes of her family and against difficult odds
Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw( visu )
8 editions published between 1938 and 1988 in English and held by 381 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 369 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
The Lion in winter by James Goldman( visu )
6 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 327 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
A chorus line by Richard Attenborough( visu )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 323 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 name of the rose by Jean-Jacques Annaud( visu )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 318 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
The graduate by Mike Nichols( visu )
4 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 310 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 best years of our lives by William Wyler( visu )
10 editions published between 1946 and 1987 in English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
Recounts the problems faced by three returning veterans after WWII as they attempt to pick up the threads of their lives
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 272 libraries worldwide
Film presents two magical views of balloons. A young boy in Paris makes friends with a red balloon that has a mind of its own. The dreaded pincushion man spreads terror throughout balloon land by throwing his needles. Both film and cartoon are without dialogue
Seven samurai by Akira Kurosawa( visu )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in Japanese and English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
For years, a 16th century Japan farm village has been constantly at the mercy of bandits. Anticipating a raid, the community hires professional warriors for protection
The little foxes by Lillian Hellman( visu )
4 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
Regina Giddens is a vicious woman who destroys everyone around her while trying to satisfy her desire for wealth and social position
Camila by Maria Luisa Bemberg( visu )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in Spanish and held by 241 libraries worldwide
A beautiful young socialite named Camila falls in love with Ladislao, a Jesuit priest. After several failed attempts at fighting his own feelings, he ultimately succumbs to her. The two later escape to a far off village. After several months they are found and imprisoned for sacrilege
Blade runner by Ridley Scott( visu )
7 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Rick Deckard prowls the steel-and microchip jungle of 21st century Los Angeles. He's a "blade runner" stalking genetically made criminal replicants. His assignment: kill them. Their crime: wanting to be human
Le retour de Martin Guerre The return of Martin Guerre by Daniel Vigne( visu )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in French and held by 227 libraries worldwide
The film revolves around the suspenseful unraveling of the identity of the title character, Martin Guerre, who has disappeared as a young husband and resumes his marriage years later
Silkwood by Mike Nichols( visu )
6 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and held by 216 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 213 libraries worldwide
In Dixie Dwyer's hands a trumpet became more than a horn and a girl became more than a woman. 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
John Boorman's The emerald forest ( visu )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 208 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
 
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English (84)
Japanese (7)
French (4)
Spanish (3)
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