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Ambrose Video Publishing

Overview
Works: 3,274 works in 6,589 publications in 1 language and 128,686 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Television plays  History  Historical television programs  Historical films  Televised performances  Comedy films 
Roles: fds, Distributor, prn, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Ambrose Video Publishing
The tempest by William Shakespeare( Visual )

33 editions published between 1979 and 2018 in English and held by 1,857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This play revolves around an enchanted island, an exiled duke, young lovers and a framework of conspiracy as they affected dramatic and emotional romances
The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare( Visual )

30 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 1,850 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
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

41 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and held by 1,830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Shakespeare's play entitled Romeo & Juliet produced in 1978
William Shakespeare's A Midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

39 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 1,818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play about devilish fairies, bedeviled lovers and tradesmen-actors. Plots intertwine as entangled love affairs, the comical performance of a "play within a play" by the tradesmen of Athens, and the antics in fairyland among King Oberon and his queen Titania produce a bizarre series of entanglements, but all ends happily
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

37 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 1,779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a production of William Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth designed especially for television
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Visual )

44 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and held by 1,723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Shakespeare's comedy (a pastoral romance set in the Forest of Arden in medieval France) about all kinds of love--physical and intellectual, sentimental and cynical, enduring love between friends, and romantic love at first sight
The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Visual )

38 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 1,572 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?"--Container
Antony & Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Visual )

42 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 1,550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Shakespeare's 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
Othello by William Shakespeare( Visual )

39 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 1,539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play about the tragic consequences of jealousy. Othello appoints Cassio as his chief lieutenant, arousing the jealousy 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
Slavery and the making of America( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,469 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
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

39 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 1,433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third of Shakespeare's plays portraying the emergence of England's most admired national hero, Henry V. He unites his people as he embarks on the invasion of France, deals justly with traitors, tirelessly leads his soldiers to victory and ensures future peace by his marriage to the Princess of France. Shakespeare examines these qualities that make a successful ruler and shows the prince in terms of isolation and responsibility that his success entails
King Richard the Second by William Shakespeare( Visual )

30 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and held by 1,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's historical play about the dynastic struggle between Richard II and Henry Bolingboke (later Henry IV)
The tragedy of Coriolanus by William Shakespeare( Visual )

35 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 1,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last of Shakespeare's tragedies, in which Coriolanus, a strong and cruel soldier, brings about his own downfall through the flaws in his character
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

32 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 1,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play about Richard of Gloucester, a self-proclaimed villian who usurps the crown. Through family machinations, political marriages and military coups, this play portrays the tumultous reign of King Edward IV and the ascension of Richard to the throne, an intricate period in English history
The first part of King Henry the Fourth with the life and death of Henry surnamed Hotspur by William Shakespeare( Visual )

54 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the murder of Richard II, Henry assumes the throne, and is immediately confronted with rebellion by Owen Glendower, Douglas of Scotland, Northumberland and his son Hotspur. The play also treats the moral development of the king's son Hal (later Henry V) as he appears to waste his youth in London taverns in the company of the irresponsible Sir John Falstaff
The winter's tale by William Shakespeare( Visual )

31 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 1,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents William Shakespeare's play about a king who unjustly accuses his wife of adultery. Sixteen years later, their daughter, missing since infancy, is miraculously restored and reconciled with her dead mother, who is brought back to life again
Twelfth night, or, What you will by William Shakespeare( Visual )

29 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 1,288 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 )

32 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 1,288 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 )

31 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,272 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 )

31 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 1,242 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
 
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