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Embassy Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 700 works in 1,301 publications in 4 languages and 19,798 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films  Dystopian 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 )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and held by 791 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
Wuthering Heights by William Wyler( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 437 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 404 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 342 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
Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

9 editions published between 1938 and 1988 in English and held by 311 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
Rashōmon by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in Japanese and English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man is murdered, his wife is raped by a bandit. Kurosawa uses a stunning flashback technique to tell four different versions of what occurred
A chorus line by Marvin Hamlisch( Visual )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 292 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 lion in winter by Anthony Harvey( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 288 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
The name of the rose by Jean-Jacques Annaud( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 269 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
The graduate by Mike Nichols( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member 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
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 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy in Paris makes friends with a red balloon that has a mind of its own
The best years of our lives by William Wyler( Visual )

11 editions published between 1946 and 1987 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three returning WWII veterans face problems as they attempt to pick up the threads of their previous lives
Victory at sea( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses live-action footage from both Allied and Axis film archives to present the American and Allied naval operations during World War II
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 226 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
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

Story of a group of Japanese farmers who hire seven professional swordsmen, 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 208 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
Blade runner by Ridley Scott( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A futuristic tale set in the Los Angeles of 2020
The little foxes by Lillian Hellman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regina Giddens is a vicious woman who destroys everyone around her while trying to satisfy her desire for wealth and social position
Silkwood by Mike Nichols( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and held by 183 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 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Dixie Dwyer's hands a trumpet became more than a horn and a girl became more than a women. 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
 
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