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Embassy Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 767 works in 1,366 publications in 3 languages and 17,093 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Musical films  Samurai films  Science fiction films  War films  Biographical films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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 564 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 )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Academy Award winning adaptation of Emily Bronte's gothic novel about an aristocratic young girl's love for a savage young stable worker whom she later forsakes to marry a country squire. A classic tale of passion, hatred, and revenge
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 318 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 )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An older woman fulfills her wish to return to her childhood home once more before she dies, despite interference from her son and his nagging wife
Sid and Nancy( Visual )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 270 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 lion in winter by Anthony Harvey( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 251 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
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 234 WorldCat member 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 by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 233 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 )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 225 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
The name of the rose by Jean-Jacques Annaud( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 216 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 best years of our lives by William Wyler( Visual )

11 editions published between 1946 and 1987 in English and held by 201 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 )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 189 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
Le retour de Martin Guerre = The return of Martin Guerre by Natalie Zemon Davis( Visual )

12 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in French and English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film revolves around the suspenseful unraveling of the identity of the title character who has disappeared as a young husband and resumes his marriage years later. His uncle claims that this is an imposter, and a trial is demanded to resolve the situation
Rashōmon by Heizeming( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in Japanese and held by 180 WorldCat member 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
Shichinin no samurai = Seven samurai by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in Japanese and English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sixteenth century village of Japanese farmers hire seven professional swordmen, or samurai, to protect them from the yearly raids of bandits
Blade runner by Ridley Scott( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los Angeles, 2019: Rick Deckard of the LAPD's Blade Runner unit prowls the steel & microchip jungle of the 21st century. His job is to track down and eliminate assumed humanoids known as 'replicants.' Replicants were declared illegal after a bloody mutiny on an Off-World Colony, and are to be terminated upon detection. He wants to get out of the force, but is drawn back in when 6 "skin jobs, " the slang for replicants, hijack a ship back to Earth. The city that Deckard must search for his prey is a huge, sprawling, bleak vision of the future
The little foxes by Lillian Hellman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 165 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 Meryl Streep( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and held by 145 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 )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Richard Gere is Dixie Dwyer. In his powerful 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. Until one night, in the Cotton Club, he discovered Vera Cicero (Diana Lane) and suddenly his life became even hotter than his music"--Conteneur
John Boorman's The emerald forest( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 142 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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Languages
English (106)

French (10)

Japanese (3)