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Blessed, Brian

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Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Visual )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 1,967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adapted from William Shakespeare, the film tells the story of two couples--confirmed bachelor Benedick and caustic Beatrice, and young Claudio and innocent Hero. Playful bickering defines one couple, whereas romance and betrayal describe the other
I, Claudius by Robert Graves( Visual )

77 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Robert Graves' version of the times of the Roman Empire from Augustus to Claudius told through the dying Claudius as he sets down the history of his family
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

18 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Prince Hal" has ascended to the throne of England. He proceeds to assert his hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathers an army and embarks on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs--the bloody Battle of Agincourt--and forever change the face of Europe. King Henry V unites his people, deals justly with traitors, leads his soldiers to victory, and in the end ensures the peace by marrying the French princess Katherine
The pirates! band of misfits by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

10 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After years of humiliation and failed attempts to win the Pirate of the Year Award, Pirate Captain and his oddball crew go on a race to pillage the most booty. They soon cross paths with scientist Charles Darwin, who persuades the Captain that the crew's 'parrot,' Polly, could be the answer to the riches they are searching for
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Visual )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosalind is the daughter of banished Duke Senior and is being raised at the court of Duke Frederick, with her cousin Celia. She falls in love with a young man named Orlando, but she is banished by Duke Frederick, who threatens death if she comes near the court again. Celia goes with Rosalind. Disguised as the boy Ganymede, Rosalind enters the forest of Arden. Upon their arrival in the forest, they happen upon Orlando and his manservant, who are fleeing the wrath of Orlando's eldest brother. What follows is an elaborate scheme devised by the cross-dressing Rosalind to find out the verity of Orlando's supposed passion for her, and to further capture his heart, through the witty and mischievous façade of Ganymede
Star wars Lego( Visual )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heroes of the Rebel Alliance including heroic Luke Skywalker, swaggering Han Solo and steadfast Princess Leia have no time to celebrate their victory over the Empire as a new Imperial threat arises. But as Jedi-in-training Luke embarks on this next mission, he discovers that his celebrity status as a 'Death-Star-Blower-Upper' can be a double-edged lightsaber when he's constantly mobbed by crazed fans. So much for secret missions!
Castle by David Macaulay( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colorful animation and live-action sequences tell the story of a fictional but historically accurate 13th century Welsh castle and depict the planning, habitation and siege of this fortress
Man of La Mancha by Mitch Leigh( Visual )

4 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter O'Toole dreams of unsullied love and unending gallantry as Don Quixote in this magnificent film version of the stage success. Sophia Loren and James Coco round out the cast
Cathedral by William R Cook( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animated tale about the construction of a fictional but representative Gothic cathedral in medieval France. Portrays the lifestyle of the Middle Ages. Includes some liveaction sequences
Catherine the Great by Alexander Korda( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trapped in a loveless political marriage to the dissolute nephew of the ailing Russian Empress Elizabeth, young German princess Sophia Fredericka bides her time, chooses her lovers carefully and plots her path to the throne. Skillfully manipulating the Russian triumvirate of church, army and aristocracy, she adroitly rides the shifting currents of social change and unrest to become one of Russia's most unforgettable and beloved rulers, Catherine the Great
Tom Jones by F. D Philidor( Visual )

33 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the rollicking adventures of Tom Jones as he romps across 18th century England, from bedrooms to rural inns to London's dangerous streets. Cast out from his home and forbidden his true love, Tom must overcome the charms of an older seductress and the sinister plot of a nefarious rival to win his lover's heart
Pyramid by Jonathan Stamp( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the process of building an ancient Egyptian pyramid and visit various historic sites and rare artifacts, including the mummy of Ramses II
Roman city by David Macaulay( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The glories of ancient Rome are explored in Roman city, based on David Macaulay's acclaimed book. This animated and live-action video recounts life in Verbonia, a fictional city in Gaul. A well-planned town with all modern conveniences, it is threatened by conflict between conquerors and conquered. Macaulay also visits Pompeii, Herculaneum, Ostia, Nimes, Orange, and Rome, to view actual Roman architecture and engineering greatness
Blackadder remastered by Richard Boden( Visual )

36 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episodes of the comedy serial about the terminally treacherous Edmund, Duke of Edinburgh (alias The Black Adder) following him through time and English history from the 15th century to World War I in 24 episodes
Alexander the Great by Oliver Stone( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Alexander the Great, Greek hero and world-conqueror
Cats complete original Broadway cast recording : based on Old Possum's book of practical cats by T.S. Eliot by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Recording )

38 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the show that launched the blockbuster musical movement and played 18 years on Broadway. The unsurpassed original Broadway cast recording features the sensational Betty Buckley and her unforgettable rendition of the hit Memory
The Trojan women by Michael Cacoyannis( Visual )

8 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in English and German and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the Greek victory in the Trojan War, all the Trojan warriors and princes are slain and the women and children are left to be divided among the conquerors. Beautiful Cassandra is betrothed against her will and despite her vanishing sanity. Andromache discovers that her son is to be executed to end her royal bloodline. Helen desperately wields the arrogant beauty that leveled a city as she pleads for her life. In the end, it is the enduring dignity and unfaltering strength of Hecuba, widowed queen of Troy, that makes cowards of Troy's captors
Flash Gordon by Sam Jones( Visual )

11 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and Portuguese and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When energy waves pull the moon out of orbit, New York Jets quarterback Flash Gordon unwittingly finds himself heading for the planet Mongo, where, with the assistance from beautiful Dale Arden, he will take on Ming the Merciless and rescue humankind
The Joy of Bach( Visual )

12 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizations of scenes from Bach's life are interspersed with performances of his music
We're going on a bear hunt by Michael Rosen( Recording )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the long wavy grass, the thick oozy mud and the swirling, whirling snowstorm - will we find a bear today?
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Alternative Names
Brian Blessed acteur britannique

Brian Blessed angielski aktor

Brian Blessed attore e doppiatore inglese

Brian Blessed britischer Schauspieler

Brian Blessed Brits acteur

Brianus Blessed


Брайан Блессид

Брајан Блесед англиски глумец и комичар

בריאן בלסד שחקן בריטי

براين بليسد

برایان بلسد

브라이언 블레시드




CastleCathedralTom JonesPyramidRoman cityBlackadder remasteredAlexander the GreatWe're going on a bear hunt