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Portman Classics (Firm)

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Works: 14 works in 69 publications in 1 language and 1,334 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Television adaptations  Historical television programs  War films  Internet videos  Educational films  Biographical films 
Classifications: PN1997, 822.33
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Publications about Portman Classics (Firm)
Publications by Portman Classics (Firm)
Most widely held works by Portman Classics (Firm)
Henry V by William Shakespeare( visu )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
Young King Henry of England asserts a hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathering an army and embarking on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs and forever change the face of Europe
King Henry V by William Shakespeare( visu )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
Young King Henry of England asserts a hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathering an army and embarking on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs and forever change the face of Europe. Follows King Henry V as he unites his people, deals justly with traitors, leads his soldiers to victory, and ensures peace by marrying a French princess
King Henry IV by William Shakespeare( visu )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Dramatization of William Shakespeare's play Henry IV, part one
Henry VI : House of York by William Shakespeare( visu )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
Continues Shakespeare's story of Henry VI and reveals how Queen Margaret hates the Yorks and becomes the inspiration of the Lancastrians. Concludes with the Yorks winning the battle of St. Albans, and thus forcing Henry from the throne. Adapted from later scences of Henry VI, pt. 2, and Henry VI, part 3
King Richard the Second by William Shakespeare( visu )
7 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
The royal house of Lancaster is on the decline as wasteful King Richard II turns his cousin Henry and his subjects against himself
King Henry IV by William Shakespeare( visu )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
England is still in the grip of civil unrest. Rebels in the north are threatening the stability of the kingdom, and King Henry's health is fading quickly. Will Prince Hal be able to cast off his riotous ways and take up the responsibility of the throne? And what will become of his bosom companion, Falstaff?
King Henry VI by William Shakespeare( visu )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's historical play which recreates Henry VI's early and middle years as King. Centers on the French wars and the activities of Joan of Arc and details the culmination of the civil war between the Houses of Lancaster and York
The tragedy of King Richard the second by William Shakespeare( visu )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's historical play about the dynastic struggle between Richard II and the usurper, Henry Bolingboke (later Henry IV)
Henry VI : by William Shakespeare( visu )
5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
One of a sequence of seven history plays by William Shakespeare
The second part of King Henry the Fourth containing his death and the coronation of King Henry the Fift by William Shakespeare( visu )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
One of four productions of the story of two powerful dynasties who contested their rights to the crown across nearly two centuries of murder, intrigue, rebellion and bloody battle
Richard III by William Shakespeare( visu )
6 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
One of a sequence of seven history plays by William Shakespeare dramatizing the Wars of the Roses, during which the English crown was contested across nearly two centuries of murder, intrigue, rebellion, counter-rebellion, and battle. In Richard III, Richard, duke of Gloucester, a self-proclaimed villain, usurps the crown from King Edward IV. When Richard is killed at Bosworth Field, Henry, earl of Richmond, ascends the throne as Henry VII, establishing the Tudor dynasty
King Richard III by William Shakespeare( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's play about Richard of Gloucester, a self-proclaimed villain who usurps the crown. Through family machinations, political marriages, and military coups, this play portrays the tumultuous reign of King Edward IV and the ascension of Richard to the throne. The Yorkists have emerged victorious from the civil wars and Edward IV wears the English crown. But Edward's misshapen brother Richard harbors kingly ambitions and will stop at nothing to achieve the throne. In a final battle on Bosworth Field, Richard meets the ghosts of all whom he has murdered and the Earl of Richmond, the future King Henry VII
The Wars of the Roses : a sequence of seven history plays by William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare( visu )
4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's history cycle recounts the story of two great dynasties, the Red Rose of Lancaster and the White Rose of York, who contested their rights to the crown across nearly two centuries of murder, intrigue, rebellion, counter-rebellion, and bloody battles culminating at last in the Battle of Bosworth and the accession of Henry Tudor to the throne. The great battles of Agincourt, Tewkesbury, and Bosworth; the poetry of love, the treachery of power politics, and the unease of crowned heads--in short, Shakespeare's history plays--are here presented by the English Shakespeare Company in performances hailed for bringing to life the history as well as the plays
King Henry V ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
 
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