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Time-Life Video

Overview
Works: 2,403 works in 4,446 publications in 1 language and 56,636 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  History  Television plays  Historical television programs  Comedy films  Historical films  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Time-Life Video
The Carol Burnett show :( Visual )

16 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Carol Burnett Show ran for 11 straight years, between 1967-1978. It was the ultimate variety show with music, acting, larger-than-life guest stars, and of course, comedy
The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Visual )

26 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To finance Bassanio's voyage to Belmont to win the hand of Portia, Antonio borrows money from the Jew Shylock with a pound of his own flesh as collateral. The ships sink and Shylock demands his pound of flesh. Portia disguises herself as a lawyer and wins the case by specifying that Shylock cannot take one drop of Antonio's blood. Blending tragedy and comedy, this play presents contrasts and ambiguities, the complexities of which lie in the character Shylock. Is he a villain, a buffoon, or tragic hero?
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

16 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 1981 and 1988 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Shakespeare's tragedy about a man whose jealousy of his wife leads to tragic consequences
William Shakespeare's A Midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

15 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hermia is promised to wed Demetrius, but she loves Lysander, who escapes with her to the forest. Demetrius follows them with Helena, who loves him. Oberon and Titania of the fairies are arguing. Oberon's servant Puck applies to various people a love-potion which creates a bizarre series of alliances and arguments, but all ends happily
The hee haw collection( Visual )

26 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pickin' and ginnin', singin' and spinnin' tall tales and corny jokes, the citizens of Kornfield Kounty landed on television as a summer replacement in 1969. Each week co-hosts Buck Owens and Roy Clark and a cast of comedians and musicians would welcome the biggest stars in country music to perform their songs and help deliver the classic one-liners
Troilus & Cressida by William Shakespeare( Visual )

17 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Shakespeare's play about two lovers caught in the vicissitudes of the Trojan War
The comedy of errors by William Shakespeare( Visual )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of William Shakespeare's Comedy of errors, produced for British Television
Rome : the ultimate empire by Sam Waterston( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rome developed from a town on the Tiber River to a formidable power that dominated the world as it was known. See what researchers have discovered about life in ancient Rome, from the harsh life of a legionnaire on guard at Hadrian's Wall to the gladiators in the Colosseum
The living planet : a portrait of the earth by David Attenborough( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host David Attenborough visits the great environmental regions of the planet to examine how plants and animals adapt to their surroundings and how otherwise unrelated organisms, molded by similar conditions, develop similar techniques for solving problems of survival
The tempest by William Shakespeare( Visual )

9 editions published between 1979 and 2002 in English and held by 399 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
Radio City Christmas Spectacular : Starring the Rockettes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This special 75th Anniversary DVD features all the best-loved performances of the Rockettes, including: The Dance of the Nutcracker, Parade of the Wooden Soldiers; Santa's Toy Headquarters, the Living Nativity and the arrival of Santa
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Visual )

18 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of William Shakespeare's play, As you like it
The 25th anniversary Rock & Roll Hall of Fame concert( Visual )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This videodisc set features live and previously unseen performances, and includes the 2009 celebration of the Hall's silver anniversary, marked by two all-star New York Concerts that aired on HBO. Features U2 performing with Fergie and Mick Jagger, Bruce Springsteen with John Fogerty, Metallica, Aretha Franklin, and more
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

15 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 361 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
Twelfth night, or, What you will by William Shakespeare( Visual )

14 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of William Shakespeare's play portraying the varieties of love at an aristocratic country house
Love's labour's lost by William Shakespeare( Visual )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The two gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare( Visual )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's comedy, in which two close friends become rivals for the hand of the same woman
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

9 editions published between 1979 and 2002 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents William Shakespeare's play which portrays the emergence and leadership of King Henry V as he unites his people, deals justly with traitors, tirelessly leads his soldiers to victory, and ensures peace by his marriage to a French princess
The Civil War by Ken Burns( Visual )

18 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic documentary bringing life to America's most destructive - and defining - conflict. Here is the saga of celebrated generals and the ordinary soldiers. A heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one again
 
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