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Embassy Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 755 works in 1,337 publications in 3 languages and 18,285 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  Science fiction films  Biographical films  Comedy films  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Embassy Home Entertainment (Firm)
Sid and Nancy by Alex Cox( Visual )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member 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
Wuthering Heights by William Wyler( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The acclaimed masterpiece based on Emily Brontë's novel. Laurence Olivier and Merle Oberon star as Heathcliff and Cathy whose tortured love affair is doomed to a tragic end
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play about the hunchback Richard of Gloucester who seizes the throne of England and is defeated at Bosworth
The trip to Bountiful by Peter Masterson( Visual )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an attempt to recapture the happiness she knew in the past, an elderly woman journeys back to the small town where she raised her children
The lion in winter by Anthony Harvey( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member 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 Acquitaine, and their three surviving sons. Henry also invites 18 year old King Phillip 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 in 2017 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sid and Nancy: Chronicles the brief, intense attachment of two of Punk rock's most notorious poster children, Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious and his girlfriend, Nancy Spungen
The Graduate by Mike Nichols( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man graduates with honors, meets and has an affair with one of his parents' friends, and is urged to date her daughter. He falls in love with the daughter
Le ballon rouge = The Red Balloon by Albert Lamorisse( Visual )

4 editions published between 1956 and 2002 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy in Paris makes friends with a red balloon that has a mind of its own
A chorus line by Marvin Hamlisch( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member 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
The name of the rose by Jean-Jacques Annaud( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medieval murder mystery
The best years of our lives by William Wyler( Visual )

11 editions published between 1946 and 1987 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the problems faced by three returning veterans after WWII as they attempt to pick up the threads of their lives
Victory at sea( Visual )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member 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
Rashōmon by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in Japanese and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A riveting psychological thriller that investigates the nature of truth and the meaning of justice, Rashomon is widely considered one of the greatest films ever made. Four people give different accounts of a man's murder and the rape of his wife, which director Akira Kurosawa presents with striking imagery and an ingenious use of flashbacks. This eloquent masterwork and international sensation revolutionized film language and introduced Japanese cinema, and a commanding new star by the name of Toshiro Mifune, to the Western world
Le retour de Martin Guerre = The return of Martin Guerre by Daniel Vigne( Visual )

10 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in French and English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 16th century France, the action is based on an actual case that took place in a small peasant village. Martin Guerre disappeared as a young husband and returns years later to resume his marriage and life. He is denounced as an impostor and a trial is demanded. Not until the very last minutes of a tension-filled courtroom sequence is the situation resolved
The little foxes by Lillian Hellman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regina Giddens is a woman who will stop at nothing to outwit her brothers in running the family business, even if it means sacrificing the health of her husband or the love of her young daughter
Blade runner by Ridley Scott( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A futuristic tale set in the Los Angeles of 2020
Silkwood by Meryl Streep( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about an Oklahoma woman who becomes contaminated with plutonium at her job; based on a true story
The Cotton Club by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Dixie Dwyer's hands a trumpet became more than a horn and a girl became more than a woman. He was the only man who could walk the violent line between music and the mob. Then one night, in the Cotton Club, he discovered Vera Cicero and suddenly his life became even hotter than his music
Pygmalion by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

7 editions published between 1938 and 1988 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The delightful story of a linguistics professor who attempts, with devastating success, to turn a Cockney flower girl into an elegant young lady of society
John Boorman's The emerald forest( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member 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
 
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