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Time-Life Video

Overview
Works: 2,317 works in 4,270 publications in 1 language and 56,681 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Comedy films  Television plays  History  Televised plays  Historical films  Filmed plays 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Time-Life Video
William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Visual )

25 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in English and held by 627 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
Othello by William Shakespeare( Visual )

10 editions published between 1981 and 1988 in English and held by 577 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 577 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
Troilus & Cressida by William Shakespeare( Visual )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Shakespeare's drama about two lovers who mock love
The comedy of errors by William Shakespeare( Visual )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of William Shakespeare's farce about two pairs of twins involved in an elaborate series of mistaken identities
Rome : the ultimate empire by Michael Apted( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 434 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
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Visual )

16 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare at his sunniest, posing serious questions in the most lighthearted tone. Is there a natural difference between a Duke's daughter and a commoner? Are men really stronger than women? Or is it just society's role? Some of these characters briefly discard the roles they've played, while others adopt new ones. All learn something about themselves
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
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

13 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of Shakespeare's tragedy that entails greed, lies, and betrayal between family members
The 25th anniversary Rock & Roll Hall of Fame concert( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 370 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
Twelfth night, or, What you will by William Shakespeare( Visual )

14 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 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 )

14 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire directed against intellectual pride and pedantry. The comedy concerns a King and his three lords who take a vow to spend three years in study and not to see any women. The storyline becomes complicated when the Princess of France and her three ladies arrive on a mission and thus test the men's vow
The two gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare( Visual )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 330 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 )

10 editions published between 1979 and 2002 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third of Shakespeare's plays portraying the emergence of England's most admired national hero, Henry V. He unites his people as he embarks on the invasion of France, deals justly with traitors, tirelessly leads his soldiers to victory and ensures future peace by his marriage to the Princess of France. Shakespeare examines these qualities that make a successful ruler and shows the prince in terms of isolation and responsibility that his success entails
The Living planet, a portrait of the earth( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals how huge forces formed the earth, how continents move and how the planet has become so amazingly varied
Sweatin' to the oldies : with Richard Simmons by Richard Simmons( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard conducts these exercises to his favorite heart-thumping tunes of the '50s and '60s. You're going to slim down, get more energy and have more fun exercising than you ever dreamed possible
 
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