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Time-Life Television

Overview
Works: 539 works in 2,570 publications in 1 language and 71,001 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Television plays  Historical television programs  History  Television programs  Televised performances  Televised plays 
Roles: prn, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 822.33
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Most widely held works about Time-Life Television
 
Most widely held works by Time-Life Television
The tempest by William Shakespeare( Visual )

47 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and held by 1,929 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
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

62 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 1,923 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 Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare( Visual )

45 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and held by 1,905 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. Dr. Miller's production portrays Petruchio as an early Puritan, to reflect his view that the play is about the need to set up a sober household
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Visual )

49 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and held by 1,867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

56 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 1,783 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
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

48 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and held by 1,757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Driven by ambition and an unscrupulous wife, Macbeth murders the King of Scotland and claims the throne for himself. Haunted by ghosts and vexed by witches, he and his wife descend into the depths of madness and paranoia as they crumble beneath the weight of their crimes
Othello by William Shakespeare( Visual )

64 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and held by 1,732 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 )

58 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in English and held by 1,693 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?
Antony & Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Visual )

58 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and held by 1,676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Shakespeare's famous play which explores the calamitous consequences of overwhelming passion
King Richard the Second by William Shakespeare( Visual )

38 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 1,617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's historical play about the dynastic struggle between Richard II and Henry Bolingboke (later Henry IV)
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

56 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 1,616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Shakespeare's play entitled Romeo & Juliet
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

37 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and held by 1,594 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
Twelfth night by William Shakespeare( Visual )

57 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play entitled Twelfth night
The comedy of errors by William Shakespeare( Visual )

46 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 1,464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's farce about two pairs of twins involved in an elaborate series of mistaken identities
Timon of Athens by William Shakespeare( Visual )

43 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the transformation of a noble Athenian from a reckless spendthrift to a mad misanthrope
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

38 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 1,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play about Richard of Gloucester, a self-proclaimed villian who usurps the crown. Through family machinations, political marriages and military coups, this play portrays the tumultous reign of King Edward IV and the ascension of Richard to the throne, an intricate period in English history
The winter's tale by William Shakespeare( Visual )

40 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and held by 1,315 WorldCat member 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
Troilus & Cressida by William Shakespeare( Visual )

51 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and held by 1,312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Shakespeare's play about two lovers caught in the vicissitudes of the Trojan War
Measure for measure by William Shakespeare( Visual )

52 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in English and held by 1,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cruel Angelo is left in charge of Vienna when the Duke pretends to leave town. He 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. His corruption and severity are punished when the Duke reveals that he has witnessed it all
Love's labour's lost by William Shakespeare( Visual )

37 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 1,279 WorldCat member 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
 
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Alternative Names
Time-Life Films. Time-Life Television

Languages
English (981)