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Time-Life Television

Overview
Works: 646 works in 3,172 publications in 1 language and 66,654 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Television plays  Film adaptations  Televised performances  Television comedies  Television programs  Romance films  Historical television programs 
Roles: prn, Producer
Classifications: PR3093, 822.33
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Most widely held works about Time-Life Television
 
Most widely held works by Time-Life Television
The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare( Visual )

52 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and held by 1,846 WorldCat member 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
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

73 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 1,813 WorldCat member 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 tempest by William Shakespeare( Visual )

60 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and held by 1,782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television adaption of Shakespeare's play revolving around an enchanted island, an exiled Duke, young lovers, and a framework of conspiracy
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Visual )

50 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and held by 1,750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play entitled As you like it
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Visual )

74 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 1,743 WorldCat member 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
Othello by William Shakespeare( Visual )

69 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 1,654 WorldCat member 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
The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Visual )

68 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in English and held by 1,598 WorldCat member 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?
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

55 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and held by 1,596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a production of William Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth designed especially for television
Antony & Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Visual )

72 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and held by 1,565 WorldCat member 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
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

60 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and held by 1,547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of William Shakespeare's play in which tragedy occurs when an old king divides his kingdom between his daughters
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

66 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 1,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their feuding families, and take their own lives
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare( Visual )

56 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and held by 1,471 WorldCat member 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 comedy of errors by William Shakespeare( Visual )

52 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 1,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roger Daltrey, lead singer of the band "The Who," stars in Shakespeare's shortest play, a farce about two pairs of twins involved in an elaborate series of mistaken identities, word for words as written by William Shakespeare
Twelfth night by William Shakespeare( Visual )

72 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and held by 1,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twins Sebastian and Viola are separated after a shipwreck and believe each other dead. Viola disguises herself as a page boy, Cesario, to work for Duke Orsino and falls in love with him, but he loves Olivia, who falls in love with Cesario. Seeing Sebastian one day, she mistakes him for Cesario and marries him. The confusion is cleared up when Viola and Sebastian meet again, and the Duke marries Viola. The subplot concerns the efforts of Sir Toby and Andrew to humble the presumptuous Malvolio
The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( Visual )

53 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir John Falstaff, knowing that Mrs. Ford and Mrs. Page control the money in their respective households, decides to seduce them, but they learn of his scheme and resolve to make a fool of him. A comic series of disguises and misadventures follows
Timon of Athens by William Shakespeare( Visual )

49 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the transformation of a noble Athenian from a reckless spendthrift to a mad misanthrope
Troilus & Cressida by William Shakespeare( Visual )

59 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents William Shakespeare's play about two lovers who mock love
Measure for measure by William Shakespeare( Visual )

63 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in English and held by 1,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cruel Angelo is left in charge of Vienna when the Duke pretends to leave town. Angelo revives an old law against fornication and sentences Claudio to death for seducing Juliet, Claudio's betrothed. Claudio's sister, Isabella, pleads for his life and Angelo offers to spare him in exchange for her virginity. Angelo's corruption and severity are punished when the Duke reveals that he has witnessed it all
All's well that ends well by William Shakespeare( Visual )

41 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and held by 1,193 WorldCat member 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
Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare( Visual )

40 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 1,171 WorldCat member 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
 
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Alternative Names
Time-Life Films Time-Life Television

Languages
English (1,183)