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Ambrose Video Publishing

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Works: 3,126 works in 5,337 publications in 1 language and 127,378 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television plays  Television adaptations  History  Television programs  Film and video adaptations  Software  Historical drama  Interactive multimedia 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: PR3093, 822.33
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Publications about Ambrose Video Publishing
Publications by Ambrose Video Publishing
Most widely held works by Ambrose Video Publishing
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( visu )
27 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 1,916 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 taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( visu )
18 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 1,901 libraries worldwide
The marriage of two strong-minded people provides the spark for a comic confrontation between the sexes: The "shrew," Katharina, is so ill-tempered she seems unlikely to find a husband. Her father refuses to let her younger sister marry until Katherina is off his hands. Petruchio appears, marries Katharina, and "tames" her so well that he wins a bet with two other men on a test of their wives' obedience
The tempest by William Shakespeare( visu )
23 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 1,889 libraries worldwide
Television adaption of Shakespeare's play revolving around an enchanted island, an exiled Duke, young lovers, and a framework of conspiracy
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( visu )
30 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 1,789 libraries worldwide
In this classic story of murder, witchcraft, and revenge, Macbeth, driven by overwhelming ambition and an unscrupulous wife murders the King of Scotland and claims the throne for himself. He begins a violent reign of terror and execution in a desperate attempt to maintain his power
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare( visu )
26 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 1,783 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their feuding families, and take their own lives
As you like it by William Shakespeare( visu )
30 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 1,773 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of Shakespeare's comedy entitled As you like it
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( visu )
23 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 1,689 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
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare( visu )
23 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 1,591 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 )
28 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 1,548 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?
Antony & Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( visu )
32 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 1,542 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of Shakespeare's famous play which explores the calamitous consequences of an overwhelming passion by telling the story of Antony, the once-heralded leader who becomes stupified with passion and degenerates into a fool, and the multi-faceted Cleopatra
Othello by William Shakespeare( visu )
23 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 1,513 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
Slavery and the making of America ( visu )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,449 libraries worldwide
This program examines the history of slavery in the United States and the role it played in shaping the new country's development
Twelfth night by William Shakespeare( visu )
20 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 1,409 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of William Shakespeare's play portraying the varieties of love at an aristocratic country house
The winter's tale by William Shakespeare( visu )
21 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 1,400 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
Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare( visu )
22 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 1,386 libraries worldwide
William Shakespeare's tragedy set in Roman times dealing with the revenge of Titus Andronicus for the atrocities committed against his family by Tamora, the captive queen of the Goths, and her faction
King Lear by William Shakespeare( visu )
14 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 1,383 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's plays in which tragedy occurs when an old king divides his kingdom between his daughters
Timon of Athens by William Shakespeare( visu )
23 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,355 libraries worldwide
Details the transformation of a noble Athenian from a reckless spendthrift to a mad misanthrope
Love's labour's lost by William Shakespeare( visu )
26 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 1,343 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
All's well that ends well by William Shakespeare( visu )
16 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 1,325 libraries worldwide
William Shakespeare's comedy about Helena, the new wife of Count Bertram, who resorts to chicanery to win the respect and affection of her husband
The comedy of errors by William Shakespeare( visu )
19 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 1,293 libraries worldwide
Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's farce about two pairs of twins involved in an elaborate series of mistaken identities
 
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