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Time-Life Video

Overview
Works: 2,420 works in 4,468 publications in 1 language and 56,381 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, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Time-Life Video
The Carol Burnett show :( Visual )

13 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 934 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 604 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
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

16 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally broadcast in 1982 by the BBC
Othello by William Shakespeare( Visual )

10 editions published between 1981 and 1988 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Othello appoints Cassio as his chief lieutenant, arousing the jealousy of Iago, who conspires to undo both of them. Iago tells Othello that Desdemona has an affair with Cassio. Othello strangles Desdemona before learning of Iago's evil, then kills himself
William Shakespeare's A Midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

15 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in English and held by 550 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 hee haw collection( Visual )

27 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 549 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
The comedy of errors by William Shakespeare( Visual )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of William Shakespeare's Comedy of errors, produced for British Television
Troilus & Cressida by William Shakespeare( Visual )

17 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents William Shakespeare's play about two lovers who mock love
Rome : the ultimate empire by Sam Waterston( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 411 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 )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and held by 396 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 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prospero, exiled on an enchanted island with his daughter Miranda, raises a magical tempest to wash ashore a ship carrying the enemies who usurped his dukedom years ago -- his brother Antonio and Alonso, the king of Naples. Alonso's son Ferdinand is feared dead but has washed to another part of the island, where he meets and falls in love with Miranda. Prospero punishes the usurpers and regains his dukedom, as Miranda gains a royal husband
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

A dramatization of Shakespeare's comedy about all kinds of love--physical and intellectual, sentimental and cynical, enduring love between friends, and romantic love at first sight
Radio City Christmas Spectacular : Starring the Rockettes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 386 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
The 25th anniversary Rock & Roll Hall of Fame concert( Visual )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 373 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 355 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 341 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
Love's labour's lost by William Shakespeare( Visual )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 322 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 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of William Shakespeare's Two gentlemen of Verona, in which two good friends find themselves in love with Silvia, daughter of the Duke of Milan, who has promised her to another
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

9 editions published between 1979 and 2002 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of William Shakespeare's play that examines the qualities that make a successful ruler and shows the prince in terms of isolation and responsibility that his success entails
The Civil War by Ken Burns( Visual )

18 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 302 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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