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A & E Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 6,879 works in 10,153 publications in 2 languages and 283,359 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Historical television programs  Documentary television programs  Television adaptations  Biography  Television programs  Film adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PR2823.A23, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by A & E Home Video (Firm)
The complete Monty Python's flying circus by Ian MacNaughton( Visual )

69 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 3,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy sketches and animation from the influential British comedy show
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a trio of witches prophesy Macbeth's ascension to the throne, Lady Macbeth pushes her husband into a murderous spree. But once crowned king of Scotland, Macbeth sees ghastly visions, fueled by guilt and a new prophecy, that ensure his ultimate downfall
Desperate crossing : the untold story of the Mayflower( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From their self-imposed exile in Holland to their perilous crossing of the Atlantic, to their first year in the new world, Desperate Crossing is the definitive story of how the Pilgrims came to live and prosper in an unfamiliar land
Jane Eyre by Robert Young( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 1,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane Eyre, a mistreated orphan, learns to survive by relying on her independence and intelligence
10 days that unexpectedly changed America( Visual )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Massacre at Mystic: The first time the English settlers engaged in the slaughter of Native Americans after years of relatively peaceful coexistence. Shays' Rebellion: A violent protest against dept collection and taxation motivated George Washington to come out of retirement to help strengthen the fragile new nation which led to the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Gold rush: The discovery of gold spurred tremendous financial and physical growth throughout the West. Antietam: On September 17, 1862, there were 23,000 casualties on both sides of this Civil War battle, making this the bloodiest day in American History. The Union victory enabled President Lincoln to issue the Emancipation Proclamation, making foreign support of the Confederacy all but impossible. The homestead strike: Harsh working conditions at Carnegie's Homestead steel mill led to a union strike. Murder at the fair: Set against the backdrop of the 1901 World's Fair, the assassination of President William McKinley ushered in a new Progressive Era under the presidency of Theodore Roosevelt. Scopes: The courtroom battle between William Jennings Bryan and Clarence Darrow over the teaching of evolution in a small Tennessee town underscored a deep schism within the American psyche. Einstein's letter: Albert Einstein's letter to FDR urged the development of an unthinkably powerful new weapon. When America was rocked: Elvis Presley's appearance on The Ed Sullivan show on September 9, 1956, signified a whole new culture that involved teenage independence, sexuality, race relations and a new form of music. Freedom summer: In 1864, three Civil Rights workers were murdered by the Ku Klux Klan in Mississippi
The jewel in the crown by Christopher Morahan( Visual )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic story of men and women caught up in a struggle of race and class during the last five years of British rule in India continues. After Teddie Bingham is killed in action in Burma, his pregnant widow, Susan Layton, persuades Sarah to visit Ronald Merrick, who was severely wounded trying to save Bingham's life. While in Calcutta, Sarah meets a young officer who seduces her. Back at home, the Layton's step-grandmother confesses a gallant act of rebellion following an infamous British massacre of unarmed Indian civilians
Shackleton by Charles Sturridge( Visual )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic adventures, this program dramatizes Shackleton's 1914 expedition on his ship, the Endurance, which became trapped in the pack ice of the Weddell Sea. The ship sank, leaving Shackleton crew stranded. Follows expedition members on their subsequent 800-mile journey in an open boat and their eventual rescue
Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 1,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tess Durbeyfield is a luminous beauty who is violated by one man and forsaken by another, but she refuses to remain a victim. Her struggle to endure despite the abandonment of her true love, and her desperate attempt to attain happiness, propels Tess toward a tragic end
The world at war( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An extraordinary collection of newsreel, propaganda, and home-movie footage drawn from the archives of 18 nations, including color close-ups of Adolf Hitler taken by his mistress, that present an unvarnished perspective of the war's pivotal events. Penetrating interviews with eyewitness participants - from Hitler's secretary to Alger Hiss to ordinary citizens who stood outside the battle lines - and spine-tingling, first-hand accounts to an already unforgettable experience."--Container
Crusades by History Channel( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Crusades began as a holy mission to liberate Jerusalem and became the largest mass migration in European history. When they ended 200 years later, the Crusades had created a mythology of knights and chivalry, and left a legacy of distrust between East and West that continues to shape our world today. Filmed on location throughout Europe and the Middle East
JFK, a presidency revealed( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive portrait of John F. Kennedy, complete with rarely-heard recordings of JFK and RFK, interviews with personal confidantes, insiders and highly-placed sources, and home videos of the Kennedy family
Abraham Lincoln, preserving the Union by David Herbert Donald( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the life and presidency of Abraham Lincoln
The mystery of Edgar Allan Poe( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an in-depth look at the tragic life of one the last century's most mysterious writers
The Crusades : crescent & the cross by Mark Lewis( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the epic battle between two Middle Age superpowers: the Christian Crusaders and the Muslims. Fought over two centuries, the conflict decided the fate of the Holy Land of the Middle East. Only a tiny strip of land, just a few hundred miles long, it contained the ultimate prize: the city of Jerusalem. This documentary tells the story of the key personalities of the First, Second, and Third Crusades, the popes, kings, sultans, and knights who, in the name of God, ruthlessly fought for land and power. Experience the murder, treachery, and bloodshed of this legendary chapter of history through the eyes of key historical figures such as Richard the Lionheart, Saladin, King Louis VII, and Nur al-Din
Amelia Earhart : Queen of the Air( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the life of aviatrix Amelia Earhart, the first woman pilot to cross the Atlantic solo, who vanished without a trace while she was attempting to fly around the world
William Shakespeare : a life of drama( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Shakespeare is the greatest writer the English language has ever known, a man whose imaginative genius still moves us, nearly four centuries after his death. His tumultuous life produced an unmatched legacy of drama and poetry, but the Bard's own story remains, for the most part, a mystery. Film excerpts, dramatic readings, location footage, and interviews with several Shakespeare specialists provide clues to Shakespeare's identity, and a glimpse into his little known life and his astonishing 20-year career as a playwright and actor
Russia land of the tsars( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The definitive exploration of Russia's imperial past: its origins, leaders, wars and politics. Using exclusive interviews and historical reenactments, this series of 4 videos spans one thousand years of Russian history. From the first settlement of Russe Vikings to the brutal murder of Tsar Nicholas II and his family. Explores the tumultuous lives of figures like Ivan the Terrible, Peter the Great, and Catherine the Great. Events include the December Revolution and Napoleon's ill-fated invasion and how they changed history
The dark ages( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between the Fall of Rome and the dawn of the Renaissance, Europe plunged into a dark night of constant war, splintered sovereignties, marauding pagans, and more. As chaos replaced culture, Europe was beset by famine, plague, persecutions, and a state of war that was so persistent it was only rarely interrupted by peace. This program covers warlords whose armies threatened to cause the demise of European society, such as Alaric, Charles the Hammer, and Clovis; and the people who valiantly tended the flames of justice, knowledge, and innovation, including Charlemagne, St. Benedict, Empress Theodora, and other brave souls who fought for peace and enlightenment
Lincoln( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed as if through the president's own eyes, Lincoln goes deeper than any documentary has before to reveal the troubled depths behind the man known as the Great Emancipator
Michelangelo : artist and man by A. & E. Television Network( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He is one of the greatest artists of all time, a man whose name has become synonymous with the word masterpiece: Michelangelo Buonarotti. Creator of unparalleled works of art painted on canvas and plaster, carved in marble and built from stone, Michelangelo created a legacy of art treasured by the world: The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, the heroic marble sculpture of David, and the central plan for Saint Peter's Cathedral in Rome. Was he the tortured and lonely man who suffered agonies in pursuit of his art, as he is often portrayed?
 
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A & E Home Video (Firm)

A and E Home Video (Firm)

A&E Home Video (Firm)

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The jewel in the crownShackletonThe world at warCrusadesJFK, a presidency revealedAmelia Earhart : Queen of the AirWilliam Shakespeare : a life of dramaRussia land of the tsars