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Embassy Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 702 works in 1,274 publications in 4 languages and 20,907 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Musical films  Comedy films  War films  Biographical films  Samurai films  Action and adventure 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 )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 620 libraries worldwide
Harrowing look at the bizarre, self-destructive, yet compelling relationship between British punk rock singer Sid Vicious (of the Sex Pistols) and American groupie, Nancy Spungen in the 1970's--L. Maltin
The trip to Bountiful by Peter Masterson( visu )
4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 370 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
A chorus line by Marvin Hamlisch( visu )
3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 311 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 )
7 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 295 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 name of the rose by Jean-Jacques Annaud( visu )
4 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 293 libraries worldwide
One monk has fallen from a tower, another is found head-first in a vat of pigs' blood. 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 273 libraries worldwide
A recent college graduate from an affluent family is seduced by the wife of his father's business partner, then subsequently falls in love with her daughter
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 267 libraries worldwide
A young boy in Paris makes friends with a red balloon that has a mind of its own (in The Red balloon) ; a young boy eager to possess a beautiful wild stallion that roams the flatlands near the River Rhone, ultimately wins the confidence of the horse, tames him, and rides off with him into the sea ; filmed in the south of France (in White Mane)
The best years of our lives by William Wyler( visu )
10 editions published between 1946 and 1987 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
Three returning WWII veterans face problems as they attempt to pick up the threads of their previous 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 246 libraries worldwide
The film revolves around the suspenseful unraveling of the identity of the title character who has disappeared as a young husband and resumes his marriage years later. His uncle claims that this is an imposter, and a trial is demanded to resolve the situation
Seven samurai by Akira Kurosawa( visu )
5 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in Japanese and English and held by 229 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
John Boorman's The emerald forest by John Boorman( visu )
4 editions published in 1985 in English and Multiple languages and held by 222 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 211 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 196 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 190 libraries worldwide
In 1928 New York, spirits are high and jazz, dancing and gangsters rule supreme. Harlem's Cotton Club is in the center of it all, where rich upper-eastsiders mix with dressed-up mobsters. On stage is gifted coronet player Dixie Dwyer, who dreams of the big time, and tap sensation Sandman Williams who can't touch his girl, the lovely singer Lila Rose Oliver, because of strict club rules. As tension rises, so do tempers, and the nightclub becomes a pressure-cooker of jilted loves and mob jobs
 
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