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Embassy Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 709 works in 1,254 publications in 4 languages and 20,658 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Science fiction films  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Romance films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Musical 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 )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 618 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 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The acclaimed masterpiece based on Emily Bronte'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 431 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 367 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 Bernard Shaw( Visual )

9 editions published between 1938 and 1988 in English and held by 334 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 317 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 )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 309 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 )

7 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 293 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 )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 290 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 )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 273 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
Victory at sea( Visual )

13 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 273 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 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 267 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 best years of our lives by William Wyler( Visual )

10 editions published between 1946 and 1987 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the problems faced by three returning veterans after WWII as they attempt to pick up the threads of their lives
Le retour de Martin Guerre = The return of Martin Guerre by Daniel Vigne( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in French and English and held by 242 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
Seven samurai by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in Japanese and English and held by 226 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
John Boorman's The emerald forest by John Boorman( Visual )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and Multiple languages and held by 222 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 )

7 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 213 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 209 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 196 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 190 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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