Embassy Home Entertainment (Firm)
Most widely held works by Embassy Home Entertainment (Firm)
Richard III ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 705 libraries worldwide
The story of Richard of Gloucester, a man twisted both in mind and body, as he schemes for the throne of England.
羅生門 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in Japanese and English and held by 528 libraries worldwide
Four people involved in the murder of a gentleman in feudal Japan and the seduction of his wife report differing views of what actually happened.
The Trip to Bountiful ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 515 libraries worldwide
Carrie Watts, who lives with her son and his nagging wife in a small apartment, has an overpowering desire to return to her childhood home before she dies. When the opportunity comes, she makes the trip to Bountiful, Texas on her own against the wishes of her family and against difficult odds.
Wuthering Heights ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 438 libraries worldwide
A tortured love affair ends between Heathcliff and Cathy when Cathy marries the wealthy Edgar. Heathcliff's savage retaliation upon the woman he loves explodes in a stunning climax.
The Lion in winter ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 435 libraries worldwide
Events take place in England at Christmas in the year 1183. The aging King Henry II must name a successor. He summons his estranged wife, Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine, and their three surviving sons. Henry also invites 18 year old King Philip of France, brother of his mistress, Princess Alais. The interplay of these proud and powerful nobles is full of intrigue and danger.
Sid and Nancy ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 399 libraries worldwide
Sid & Nancy chronicles the brief, intense attachment of two of Punk's most notorious poster children, Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious and his girlfriend, Nancy Spungen.
The name of the rose ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 393 libraries worldwide
One monk has fallen from a tower, another is found head-first in a vat of pigs' blood. Visiting Brother Sean Connery, investigating the deaths, discovers a secret library containing rare books considered lost to the world and dangerous to the Catholic faith. He must find the connection between the hidden literature and the killings before innocent people are burned at the stake.
The Graduate ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 392 libraries worldwide
A rich recent college graduate comes of age and finds himself being led into affairs with the wife and with the daughter of his father's friend.
The Best years of our lives ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1946 and 1987 in English and held by 382 libraries worldwide
Three returning WWII veterans face problems as they attempt to pick up the threads of their previous lives.
Victory at sea ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 381 libraries worldwide
A documentary film about World War II featuring the high points of the U.S. naval operations on land and sea from 1939 to 1945 as recorded in footage taken by Allied and enemy combat photographers.
Seven Samurai ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in Japanese and English and held by 332 libraries worldwide
Story of a group of Japanese farmers who hire seven professional swordsmen, or samurai, to protect them from the yearly raids of bandits.
The Little foxes ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 316 libraries worldwide
Regina Giddens is a vicious woman who destroys everyone around her while trying to satisfy her desire for wealth and social position.
The Red balloon ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1956 and 2002 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 306 libraries worldwide
Film presents two magical views of balloons. A young boy in Paris makes friends with a red balloon that has a mind of its own. The dreaded pincushion man spreads terror throughout balloon land by throwing his needles. Both film and cartoon are without dialogue.
A chorus line ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
A group of young performers audition for the chorus of a Broadway musical. The director's rigorous process brings out more than just talent from each of the dancers, including the director's former love interest.
Beauty and the beast La belle et la bête ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1985 in French and held by 288 libraries worldwide
Dramatized adaptation of the classic fairy tale. Tells the fable of the kindly beast and the self-sacrificing beauty whose love releases the prince in him. Contains such visual displays as tears that become real diamonds and walls that grow arms to light Beauty's path through the castle of the Beast.
John Boorman's the emerald forest ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
Bill Markham, an engineer, returns to the Amazon year after year searching for his son who had disappeared into the jungle. After ten years of searching, Markham finds the man that had once been his boy, but now is a warrior from a different world.
The Seventh seal ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in Swedish and English and held by 281 libraries worldwide
A knight returning home from the Crusades encounters Death, who agrees to a chess game. In the balance hang the lives of the knight and a group of traveling players.
Blade runner ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 273 libraries worldwide
A futuristic tale set in the Los Angeles of 2020.
Silkwood ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and held by 266 libraries worldwide
Drama about an Oklahoma woman who becomes contaminated with plutonium at her job; based on a true story.
Victory at sea volume 1, series 1-4 ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
A documentary film about World War II featuring the high points of the war on land and sea from September 1939 to September 1945 as recorded in footage taken by Allied and Axis combat photographers.
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