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Embassy Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 705 works in 1,327 publications in 4 languages and 19,087 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 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harrowing look at the bizarre, self-destructive, yet compelling relationship between British punk rock singer Sid Vicious (of the Sex Pistols) and American groupie, Nancy Spungen in the 1970's--L. Maltin
Wuthering Heights by William Wyler( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 423 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 )

7 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 376 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 )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 327 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 294 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 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man is murdered, his wife is raped by a bandit. A flashback technique is used 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 277 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 )

11 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 274 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 graduate by Mike Nichols( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 257 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 255 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
The name of the rose by Jean-Jacques Annaud( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 253 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 223 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
The best years of our lives by William Wyler( Visual )

11 editions published between 1946 and 1987 in English and held by 221 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 )

11 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in French and English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film revolves around the suspenseful unraveling of the identity of the title character, Martin Guerre, who has disappeared as a young husband and resumes his marriage years later
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 204 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
Shichinin no samurai = Seven samurai by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in Japanese and English and held by 203 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
Sid and Nancy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 195 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
Blade runner by Ridley Scott( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 187 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 184 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
Silkwood by Meryl Streep( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and held by 170 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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