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A & E Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 6,849 works in 9,919 publications in 1 language and 289,984 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Biography  Television adaptations  Trials, litigation, etc  Fiction  Historical television programs  Television mini-series  Documentary television programs  Film adaptations 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: F68, 791.4372
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Publications about A & E Home Video (Firm)
Publications by A & E Home Video (Firm)
Most widely held works by A & E Home Video (Firm)
Jane Eyre by Robert Young( visu )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 1,258 libraries worldwide
Jane Eyre, a mistreated orphan, learns to survive by relying on her independence and intelligence
Desperate crossing the untold story of the Mayflower ( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,253 libraries worldwide
From their self-imposed exile in Holland to their perilous crossing of the Atlantic, to their first year in the new world, Desperate Crossing is the definitive story of how the Pilgrims came to live and prosper in an unfamiliar land
10 days that unexpectedly changed America ( visu )
7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,217 libraries worldwide
Massacre at Mystic: The first time the English settlers engaged in the slaughter of Native Americans after years of relatively peaceful coexistence. Shays' Rebellion: A violent protest against dept collection and taxation motivated George Washington to come out of retirement to help strengthen the fragile new nation which led to the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Gold rush: The discovery of gold spurred tremendous financial and physical growth throughout the West. Antietam: On September 17, 1862, there were 23,000 casualties on both sides of this Civil War battle, making this the bloodiest day in American History. The Union victory enabled President Lincoln to issue the Emancipation Proclamation, making foreign support of the Confederacy all but impossible. The homestead strike: Harsh working conditions at Carnegie's Homestead steel mill led to a union strike. Murder at the fair: Set against the backdrop of the 1901 World's Fair, the assassination of President William McKinley ushered in a new Progressive Era under the presidency of Theodore Roosevelt. Scopes: The courtroom battle between William Jennings Bryan and Clarence Darrow over the teaching of evolution in a small Tennessee town underscored a deep schism within the American psyche. Einstein's letter: Albert Einstein's letter to FDR urged the development of an unthinkably powerful new weapon. When America was rocked: Elvis Presley's appearance on The Ed Sullivan show on September 9, 1956, signified a whole new culture that involved teenage independence, sexuality, race relations and a new form of music. Freedom summer: In 1864, three Civil Rights workers were murdered by the Ku Klux Klan in Mississippi
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,209 libraries worldwide
When a trio of witches prophesy Macbeth's ascension to the throne, Lady Macbeth pushes her husband into a murderous spree. But once crowned king of Scotland, Macbeth sees ghastly visions, fueled by guilt and a new prophecy, that ensure his ultimate downfall
Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy( visu )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 1,151 libraries worldwide
Tess Durbeyfield is a luminous beauty who is violated by one man and forsaken by another, but she refuses to remain a victim. Her struggle to endure despite the abandonment of her true love, and despite her desperate attempt to attain happiness, propels Tess toward a tragic end
Shackleton by Charles Sturridge( visu )
16 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 1,137 libraries worldwide
The true story of Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic adventures. Bound for Antarctica in 1914, Shackleton's ship, the Endurance, was trapped in the pack ice of the Weddell Sea. Ten months later, the ship sank, stranding Shackleton and his crew of 27. Based on the diaries and first person accounts of expedition members, the film tells of their ordeal and their 800-mile journey in an open boat across the world's worst seas that made their rescue possible
Crusades ( visu )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 1,120 libraries worldwide
The Crusades began as a holy mission to liberate Jerusalem and became the largest mass migration in European history. When they ended 200 years later, the Crusades had created a mythology of knights and chivalry, and left a legacy of distrust between East and West that continues to shape our world today. Filmed on location throughout Europe and the Middle East
The world at war by ltd Thames Television( visu )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,072 libraries worldwide
An extraordinary collection of newsreel, propaganda, and home-movie footage drawn from the archives of 18 nations, including color close-ups of Adolf Hitler taken by his mistress, that present an unvarnished perspective of the war's pivotal events. Penetrating interviews with eyewitness participants - from Hitler's secretary to Alger Hiss to ordinary citizens who stood outside the battle lines - and spine-tingling, first-hand accounts to an already unforgettable experience
Benjamin Franklin citizen of the world by Adam Friedman( visu )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 1,071 libraries worldwide
The story of one of the most dynamic figures in American History. Includes expert commentary, archival material, and Franklin's own writings
JFK, a presidency revealed ( visu )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,017 libraries worldwide
A comprehensive portrait of John F. Kennedy, complete with rarely-heard recordings of JFK and RFK, interviews with personal confidantes, insiders and highly-placed sources, and home videos of the Kennedy family
William Shakespeare a life of drama ( visu )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 986 libraries worldwide
A biography of the greatest writer in the English language, William Shakespeare
Michelangelo artist and man by A. & E. Television Network( visu )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 963 libraries worldwide
He is one of the greatest artists of all time, a man whose name has become synonymous with the word masterpiece: Michelangelo Buonarotti. Creator of unparalleled works of art painted on canvas and plaster, carved in marble and built from stone, Michelangelo created a legacy of art treasured by the world: The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, the heroic marble sculpture of David, and the central plan for Saint Peter's Cathedral in Rome. Was he the tortured and lonely man who suffered agonies in pursuit of his art, as he is often portrayed?
Russia land of the tsars ( visu )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 929 libraries worldwide
The definitive exploration of Russia's imperial past: its origins, leaders, wars and politics. Using exclusive interviews and historical reenactments, this series of 4 videos spans one thousand years of Russian history. From the first settlement of Russe Vikings to the brutal murder of Tsar Nicholas II and his family. Explores the tumultuous lives of figures like Ivan the Terrible, Peter the Great, and Catherine the Great. Events include the December Revolution and Napoleon's ill-fated invasion and how they changed history
The Crusades crescent & the cross by Mark Lewis( visu )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 883 libraries worldwide
Presents the epic battle between two Middle Age superpowers: the Christian Crusaders and the Muslims. Fought over two centuries, the conflict decided the fate of the Holy Land of the Middle East. Only a tiny strip of land, just a few hundred miles long, it contained the ultimate prize: the city of Jerusalem. This documentary tells the story of the key personalities of the First, Second, and Third Crusades, the popes, kings, sultans, and knights who, in the name of God, ruthlessly fought for land and power. Experience the murder, treachery, and bloodshed of this legendary chapter of history through the eyes of key historical figures such as Richard the Lionheart, Saladin, King Louis VII, and Nur al-Din
Martin Luther King, Jr. the man and the dream ( visu )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 861 libraries worldwide
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. changed race relations in America forever. His tireless efforts to end racial injustice through nonviolent means made him the soul of the Civil Rights movement. This program revisits the life and legacy of the legendary leader through interviews and extensive analysis of his speeches and sermons
The dark ages ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 861 libraries worldwide
Between the Fall of Rome and the dawn of the Renaissance, Europe plunged into a dark night of constant war, splintered sovereignties, marauding pagans, and more. As chaos replaced culture, Europe was beset by famine, plague, persecutions, and a state of war that was so persistent it was only rarely interrupted by peace. This program covers warlords whose armies threatened to cause the demise of European society, such as Alaric, Charles the Hammer, and Clovis; and the people who valiantly tended the flames of justice, knowledge, and innovation, including Charlemagne, St. Benedict, Empress Theodora, and other brave souls who fought for peace and enlightenment
Wolfgang Mozart ( visu )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 833 libraries worldwide
Mozart scholars paint a portrait of the outcast master whose work would revolutionize nearly every area of music. Includes performances of Mozart's works by conductor Zubin Mehta, violinist Isaac Stern and flutist James Galway
Alamo ( visu )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 820 libraries worldwide
A retrospective of the battle of the Alamo with in depth coverage of Davy Crockett and the Texas Rangers
The jewel in the crown by Christopher Morahan( visu )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 809 libraries worldwide
Tells the epic story of men and women caught up in a struggle of race and class during the last five years of British rule in India
Lincoln ( visu )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 804 libraries worldwide
Filmed as if through the president's own eyes, Lincoln goes deeper than any documentary has before to reveal the troubled depths behind the man known as the Great Emancipator
 
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