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Ambrose Video Publishing

Overview
Works: 3,436 works in 5,680 publications in 1 language and 128,570 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Television plays  History  Television programs  Television comedies  Televised performances  Film and video adaptations  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: PR3093, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Ambrose Video Publishing
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

29 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 1,925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three plots intertwine: the entangled love affairs of Demetrius and Helena, Lysander and Hermia, the comic performance of a "play within a play" by the tradesmen of Athens and the antics of fairyland of King Oberon and Queen Titania
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

31 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 1,888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their feuding families, and take their own lives
The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( Visual )

18 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 1,886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The marriage of two strong-minded people provides the spark for a comic confrontation between the sexes: The "shrew," Katharina, is so ill-tempered she seems unlikely to find a husband. Her father refuses to let her younger sister marry until Katherina is off his hands. Petruchio appears, marries Katharina, and "tames" her so well that he wins a bet with two other men on a test of their wives' obedience
The tempest by William Shakespeare( Visual )

23 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 1,853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television adaption of Shakespeare's play revolving around an enchanted island, an exiled Duke, young lovers, and a framework of conspiracy
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Visual )

35 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 1,788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play, a pastoral romance set in the Forest of Arden in medieval France
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

31 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 1,780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this classic story of murder, witchcraft, and revenge, Macbeth, driven by overwhelming ambition and an unscrupulous wife murders the King of Scotland and claims the throne for himself. He begins a violent reign of terror and execution in a desperate attempt to maintain his power
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Visual )

29 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 1,715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A play about power, assassination and revenge. Presents a broad range of historical personalities as complicated human beings in agonizing conflict with one another and themselves
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare( Visual )

24 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 1,569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Danish prince avenges the murder of his father, the king, by killing his uncle Claudius who murdered the king, usurped the throne, and married Hamlet's mother, Gertrude. Hamlet, considered the most complex of all Shakespeare's characters, examines the fundamental issues of justice, guilt, and death
The merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Visual )

30 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 1,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blending tragedy and comedy, this play presents contrasts and ambiguities, the complexities of which lie in the character Shylock, its captivating villain. Is he a villain, a buffoon, or tragic hero?
Othello by William Shakespeare( Visual )

24 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 1,521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play about the tragic consequences of jealousy. Othello appoints Cassio as his chief lieutenant, arousing the jealosy of Iago, who conspires to undo them both. Iago tells Othello that his wife, the beautiful Desdemona, is having an affair with Cassio. Othello strangles Desdemona before learning of Iago's evil, and then kills himself in remorse
Antony & Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Visual )

34 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 1,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Shakespeare's famous play which explores the calamitous consequences of an overwhelming passion by telling the story of Antony, the once-heralded leader who becomes stupified with passion and degenerates into a fool, and the multi-faceted Cleopatra
Slavery and the making of America( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program examines the history of slavery in the United States and the role it played in shaping the new country's development
The winter's tale by William Shakespeare( Visual )

22 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 1,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Leontes unjustly accuses his wife Hermione of adultery with King Polixenes. He imprisons Hermione, who falls into a swoon he believes is death, and orders her infant daughter to be abandoned on the shore. Sixteen years later, their daughter falls in love with Polixenes's son and when they come to Leontes' kingdom, her identity is revealed. Leontes and Polixenes become friends again, and Hermione is found to be alive after all
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

15 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 1,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's plays in which tragedy occurs when an old king divides his kingdom between his daughters
Twelfth night by William Shakespeare( Visual )

20 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 1,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twins Sebastian and Viola are separated after a shipwreck and believe each other dead. Viola disguises herself as a page boy, Cesario, to work for Duke Orsino and falls in love with him, but he loves Olivia, who falls in love with Cesario. Seeing Sebastian one day, she mistakes him for Cesario and marries him. The confusion is cleared up when Viola and Sebastian meet again, and the Duke marries Viola. The subplot concerns the efforts of Sir Toby and Andrew to humble the presumptuous Malvolio
Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare( Visual )

24 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 1,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Shakespeare's tragedy set in Roman times dealing with the revenge of Titus Andronicus for the atrocities committed against his family by Tamora, the captive queen of the Goths, and her faction
Timon of Athens by William Shakespeare( Visual )

25 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the transformation of a noble Athenian from a reckless spendthrift to a mad misanthrope
Love's labour's lost by William Shakespeare( Visual )

26 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 1,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire directed against intellectual pride and pedantry. The King of Navarre and three of his lords vow to spend three years in study and not to see any women. But when the Princess of France arrives with her three ladies, the men break their vow and fall in love with them
All's well that ends well by William Shakespeare( Visual )

16 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 1,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Shakespeare's comedy about Helena, the new wife of Count Bertram, who resorts to chicanery to win the respect and affection of her husband
The comedy of errors by William Shakespeare( Visual )

19 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Shakespeare's play The Comedy of Errors
 
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