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Embassy Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 706 works in 1,314 publications in 4 languages and 19,471 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Science fiction films  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  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 )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the love affair between punk rock's famous bad boy, Sid Vicious, and his American groupie girlfriend, Nancy Spungen, from the initial euphoria of their romance to their tragic plunge into the vortex of drugs and self-delusion
Wuthering Heights by William Wyler( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 428 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 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Richard of Gloucester, a man twisted both in mind and body, as he schemes for the throne of England
The trip to Bountiful by Peter Masterson( Visual )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member 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
Pygmalion by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

9 editions published between 1938 and 1988 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Professor Henry Higgins' efforts to make Eliza Doolittle, a flower girl, into an elegant young lady of society
Rashōmon by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in Japanese and English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four people describe the murder of a nobleman and the rape of his wife with each person's testimony contradicting the other's
The lion in winter by Anthony Harvey( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 282 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
A chorus line by Marvin Hamlisch( Visual )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 282 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 graduate by Mike Nichols( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A recent college graduate from an affluent family comes of age and finds himself by being led into an affair with the wife and the daughter of his father's business partner
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 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Pascal, a lonely French boy, who befriends a wondrous red balloon which follows him everywhere
The name of the rose by Jean-Jacques Annaud( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member 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
Victory at sea( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 230 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
The best years of our lives by William Wyler( Visual )

11 editions published between 1946 and 1987 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three returning WWII veterans face problems as they attempt to pick up the threads of their previous lives
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 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true incident in 16th century France, this is the story of a man who comes to a small village to take up his life with "his" family whom he had left eight years earlier. Suspicions are strong that he is an impostor
Shichinin no samurai = Seven samurai by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in Japanese and English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a story of a group of Japanese farmers who hire seven professional swordmen, or samurai, to protect them from the yearly raids of bandits
John Boorman's The emerald forest by John Boorman( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and Multiple languages and held by 205 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
The little foxes by Lillian Hellman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 193 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 )

8 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A blade runner must pursue and try to terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator
Sid and Nancy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

England's glory: A humorous documentary on the making of Alex Cox's punk biopic Sid and Nancy, featuring behind the scenes production and commentaries
Silkwood by Mike Nichols( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about an Oklahoma woman who becomes contaminated with plutonium at her job; based on a true story
 
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