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Time-Life Television

Overview
Works: 658 works in 3,263 publications in 1 language and 67,744 library holdings
Genres: Television adaptations  Drama  Televised performances  Television plays  Nonfiction television programs  Film adaptations  Television comedies  Made-for-TV movies  Television programs  History 
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 )

53 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,934 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
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Visual )

79 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,857 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 midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

73 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 1,855 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
Othello by William Shakespeare( Visual )

73 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 1,771 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 tempest by William Shakespeare( Visual )

62 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and held by 1,752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This play revolves around an enchanted island, an exiled duke, young lovers and a framework of conspiracy as they affected dramatic and emotional romances
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Visual )

50 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and held by 1,702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play, a pastoral romance set in the Forest of Arden in medieval France
The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Visual )

68 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in English and held by 1,687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Shakespeare's play entitled The merchant of Venice
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

60 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and held by 1,662 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
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

60 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 1,569 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
Antony & Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Visual )

78 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and held by 1,551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Shakespeare's famous play which explores the calamitous consequences of an overwhelming passion
The comedy of errors by William Shakespeare( Visual )

58 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 1,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roger Daltrey, lead singer of the rock band "The Who" described studying Shakespeare in school as "like having a tooth pulled." As star of Shakespeare's shortest play, he makes the viewer's experience far more pleasurable. In a perfect plot for the screen, twin sons whose servants are also twins must find their father before sundown, or he will be executed. Costuming, directions and, of course, music, are beautifully handled. --from website
The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( Visual )

55 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,420 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. This program views the Merry wives of Windsor as Shakespeare's attack on middle class propriety and hypocrisy. He challenges the belief that fidelity is mere lip service and a result of arranged, loveless marriages
Timon of Athens by William Shakespeare( Visual )

56 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the transformation of a noble Athenian from a reckless spendthrift to a mad misanthrope
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare( Visual )

42 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 1,369 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
Troilus & Cressida by William Shakespeare( Visual )

58 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and held by 1,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Shakespeare's play about two lovers caught in the vicissitudes of the Trojan War
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

50 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 1,302 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
Love's labour's lost by William Shakespeare( Visual )

43 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 1,287 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
Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare( Visual )

44 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,286 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
Twelfth night by William Shakespeare( Visual )

73 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and held by 1,272 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
Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Visual )

54 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 1,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claudio and Hero are engaged, but the jealous Don John tries to thwart the wedding by denouncing Hero as unchaste. Meanwhile, Beatrice and Benedick, who scorn each other, become betrothed as a result of the schemes of their friends
 
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