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Time-Life Television

Overview
Works: 466 works in 2,838 publications in 1 language and 69,043 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Television plays  Historical television programs  History  Televised plays  Comedy films  Television programs 
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 Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare( Visual )

50 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and held by 1,904 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
William Shakespeare's A Midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

71 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 1,887 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 )

53 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and held by 1,878 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 )

52 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and held by 1,809 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 )

70 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 1,781 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
Antony & Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Visual )

66 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and held by 1,753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Shakespeare's 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
Othello by William Shakespeare( Visual )

72 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 1,701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play about the tragic consequences of jealousy. Othello appoints Cassio as his chief lieutenant, arousing the jealousy 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
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

50 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 1,658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of William Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth designed especially for education, training and information purposes only
The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Visual )

63 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in English and held by 1,652 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?
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

47 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and held by 1,580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When England's aging King Lear renounces his throne to divide his kingdom among his three daughters, treachery, madness and murder soon follow. After banishing Cordelia, his most loyal daughter, Lear is betrayed and cast out by her elder sisters Regan and Goneril. Meanwhile, evil brews at the Gloucester castle as Edgar falls victim to his brother's deception. As battle lines are drawn and backs are stabbed, Lear rages against a fearsome storm
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

59 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 1,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Shakespeare's play entitled Romeo & Juliet produced in 1978
King Richard the Second by William Shakespeare( Visual )

54 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 1,514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's historical play about the dynastic struggle between Richard II and Henry Bolingboke (later Henry IV)
Twelfth night, or, What you will by William Shakespeare( Visual )

68 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

52 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 1,408 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
All's well that ends well by William Shakespeare( Visual )

45 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and held by 1,344 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
Timon of Athens by William Shakespeare( Visual )

49 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the transformation of a noble Athenian from a reckless spendthrift to a mad misanthrope
The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( Visual )

56 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,342 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
The first part of King Henry the Fourth with the life and death of Henry surnamed Hotspur by William Shakespeare( Visual )

68 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 1,324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the murder of Richard II, Henry assumes the throne, and is immediately confronted with rebellion by Owen Glendower, Douglas of Scotland, Northumberland and his son Hotspur. The play also treats the moral development of the king's son Hal (later Henry V) as he appears to waste his youth in London taverns in the company of the irresponsible Sir John Falstaff
Measure for measure by William Shakespeare( Visual )

63 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in English and held by 1,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play entitled Measure for measure
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

45 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 1,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of William Shakespeare's King Richard III, produced for British television
 
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Alternative Names
Time-Life Films. Time-Life Television

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