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Blessed, Brian

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Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare( Visual )

26 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 2,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With his wedding a week away, Claudio can't wait to marry the beautiful young Hero. To distract him, his best friend Don Pedro devises a mischief: a romantic trap for arrogant confirmed bachelor Benedick, and the sharp-tongued Beatrice, his favorite verbal jousting partner. For Beatrice, the man she loves to hate may well be the perfect foil for her in their "merry war" of the sexes. The amusement is almost spoiled by the jealous scheming of Don John, but love and laughter prevail when the local constable unwittingly exposes the plot--and all the trouble proves to be "much ado about nothing."
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

23 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Prince Hal" has ascended to the throne of England. He proceeds to assert his hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathers an army and embarks on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs--the bloody Battle of Agincourt--and forever change the face of Europe. King Henry V unites his people, deals justly with traitors, leads his soldiers to victory, and in the end ensures the peace by marrying the French princess Katherine
The pirates! : band of misfits by Peter Lord( Visual )

11 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set sail for a fun filled voyage and hilarious pirate antics with the biggest Band of misfits on the seven seas! When the infamous Pirate Captain is shunned once again by rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz, he sets his sighs towin the coveted Pirate of the Year Award! ..."--Container
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Visual )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosalind is a young woman living in the court of her uncle when she falls in love with Orlando, a young gentleman of the kingdom. When Rosalind is banished, she flees into the forest of Arden disguised as a man ... only to encounter Orlando who has also been exiled! Can she win his heart, disguised as she is?
I, Claudius by Robert Graves( Visual )

31 editions published between 1976 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 13-part dramatization of the novels, I, Claudius, and, Claudius the God, encompasses the turbulent history of the imperial family of Rome from 50 B.C. to 50 A.D
Man of La Mancha by Mitch Leigh( Visual )

4 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in English and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter O'Toole dreams of unsullied love and unending gallantry as Don Quixote in this magnificent film version of the stage success. Sophia Loren and James Coco round out the cast
Cathedral by William R Cook( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines location sequences and animation to show the building of a Gothic cathedral. Begins with a tour of Chartres, Reims, Amiens, Bourges, Beauvais, Notre Dame de Paris, Laon, and the Royal Abbey Church of St. Denis. Discusses life in the medieval era and how churches were a center of life
Castle by David Macaulay( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colorful animation and live-action sequences tell the story of a fictional but historically accurate 13th century Welsh castle and depict the planning, habitation and siege of this fortress
Star wars Lego( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heroes of the Rebel Alliance including heroic Luke Skywalker, swaggering Han Solo and steadfast Princess Leia have no time to celebrate their victory over the Empire as a new Imperial threat arises. But as Jedi-in-training Luke embarks on this next mission, he discovers that his celebrity status as a 'Death-Star-Blower-Upper' can be a double-edged lightsaber when he's constantly mobbed by crazed fans. So much for secret missions!
Catherine the Great by Henri Troyat( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trapped in a loveless political marriage to the dissolute nephew of the ailing Russian Empress Elizabeth, young German princess Sophia Fredericka bides her time, chooses her lovers carefully and plots her path to the throne. Skillfully manipulating the Russian triumvirate of church, army and aristocracy, she adroitly rides the shifting currents of social change and unrest to become one of Russia's most unforgettable and beloved rulers, Catherine the Great
Roman city by David Macaulay( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The glories of Ancient Rome are explored in this Emmy Award-winning animated and live-action video. Roman City recounts life in Verbonia, a fictional city in Gaul. A well-planned town with all modern conveniences, Verbonia is threatened by conflict between conquerors and conquered. Macaulay also visits Pompeii, Herculaneum, Ostia, Nimes, Orange, and Rome, to view actual Roman architecture and engineering greatness
Pyramid by David Macaulay( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Egypt's "Old Kingdom" includes Egyptian kings, their courts, their heirs and their jealous queens. Drawings of the pyramids and their construction are coupled with an explanation of their purpose in Egyptian mythology
Mist : the tale of a sheepdog puppy by Derek Jacobi( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mist is one of three pups born at Borough Farm. From the moment that she opens her eyes, her dream is to become a real sheepdog. But things are not as easy as she might have hoped. Training with the boss is confusing, and then there's a bunch of gruff and grumpy rams to deal with, and an auntie who may not always have her best interests at heart. Mist will need to learn her craft and prove herself worthy of a place on the team sheepdogs at the farm
Alexander by Oliver Stone( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Alexander the Great, who in 4th century BC conquered ninety percent of the known world of the time by defeating Greece, Persia, Afghanistan, and India in just eight years
Tom Jones by Henry Fielding( Visual )

18 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the rollicking adventures of Tom Jones as he romps across 18th century England, from bedrooms to rural inns to London's dangerous streets. Cast out from his home and forbidden his true love, Tom must overcome the charms of an older seductress and the sinister plot of a nefarious rival to win his lover's heart
Flash Gordon by Sam Jones( Visual )

17 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and Portuguese and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When energy waves pull the moon out of orbit, New York jets quarterback Flash Gordon unwittingly finds himself heading for the planet Mongo, where, with the assistance from beautiful Dale Arden, he will take on Ming the Merciless and rescue humankind
The Trojan women by Michael Cacoyannis( Visual )

7 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the Greek victory in the Trojan War, all the Trojan warriors and princes are slain and the women and children are left to be divided among the conquerors. Beautiful Cassandra is betrothed against her will and despite her vanishing sanity. Andromache discovers that her son is to be executed to end her royal bloodline. Helen desperately wields the arrogant beauty that leveled a city as she pleads for her life. In the end, it is the enduring dignity and unfaltering strength of Hecuba, widowed queen of Troy, that makes cowards of Troy's captors
I, Claudius : the complete series( Visual )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic tale of ambition, debauchery, and intrigue, the Emmy-winning BBC series is one of the most popular and acclaimed dramas in Masterpiece Theatre history. Based on the novels by Robert Graves, spanning the history of the Roman Empire from Augustus to Nero. Episodes include: A Touch of Murder, Waiting in the Wings, What Shall We Do About Claudius?, Poison is Queen, Some Justice, plus extended versions of episodes one and two, and bonus features
Ian Fleming's Chitty Chitty Bang Bang : the most fantasmagorical stage musical in the history of everything! : original cast recording by Richard M Sherman( )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I, Claudius by Jack Pulman( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the lives of several early Roman emperors, showing ruthless ambition, shocking debauchery and murderous intrigue. Bearing witness to the saga is Claudius, whose stutter and limp have marked him a fool, yet whom prophecies have foretold will one day rule Rome
 
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Brian Blessed acteur britannique

Brian Blessed angielski aktor

Brian Blessed anglický herec

Brian Blessed attore e doppiatore inglese

Brian Blessed britischer Schauspieler

Brian Blessed britisk skuespiller

Brian Blessed Brits acteur

Brianus Blessed

MR BRIAN BLESSED

Μπράιαν Μπλεσντ

Брайан Блессид

Брајан Блесед англиски глумец и комичар

בריאן בלסד שחקן בריטי

براين بليسد

برایان بلسد

브라이언 블레시드

ブライアン・ブレスド

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布賴恩·布萊斯德

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