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Embassy Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 761 works in 1,346 publications in 3 languages and 17,577 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Musical films  Science fiction films  War films  Biographical films  Comedy films  Short 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 570 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 )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member 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
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 334 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 299 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
Sid and Nancy( Visual )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 265 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 264 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 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
A chorus line by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 241 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
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 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy in Paris makes friends with a very special red balloon that seems to have a personality of its own
The Graduate by Mike Nichols( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 237 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 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One monk has fallen from a tower, another is found head-first in a vat of pigs' blood. Are these the works of the devil, whisper the other monks, is this the Apocalypse? 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 208 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 197 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 194 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 Natalie Zemon Davis( Visual )

10 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in French and English and held by 193 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
Shichinin no samurai = Seven samurai by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in Japanese and English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For years, a 16th century Japan farm village has been constantly at the mercy of bandits. Anticipating a raid, the community hires professional warriors for protection
Blade runner by Ridley Scott( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A futuristic tale set in the Los Angeles of 2020. Four replicants, genetically engineered human beings, have returned unlawfully to earth from their off-world assignments. Rick Deckard, an expert blade runner (bounty hunter) is coerced into exterminating them
The little foxes by Lillian Hellman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 169 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 153 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 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1928 New York, spirits are high and jazz, dancing and gangsters rule supreme. Harlem's Cotton Club is in the center of it all, where rich upper-eastsiders mix with dressed-up mobsters. On stage is gifted coronet player Dixie Dwyer, who dreams of the big time, and tap sensation Sandman Williams who can't touch his girl, the lovely singer Lila Rose Oliver, because of strict club rules. As tension rises, so do tempers, and the nightclub becomes a pressure-cooker of jilted loves and mob jobs
John Boorman's The emerald forest( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 147 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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