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A & E Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 6,085 works in 10,186 publications in 1 language and 284,928 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television mini-series  Film adaptations  History  Historical television programs  Television adaptations  Documentary television programs  Historical films  Television programs  Melodrama 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by A & E Home Video (Firm)
Desperate crossing : the untold story of the Mayflower( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,341 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
10 days that unexpectedly changed America( Visual )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,146 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
Shackleton by Charles Sturridge( Visual )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 1,117 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 )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 1,105 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 despite 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 1,068 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
The mystery of Edgar Allan Poe( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an in-depth look at the tragic life of one the last century's most mysterious writers
Benjamin Franklin : citizen of the world by Adam Friedman( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of the American Renaissance man, Benjamin Franklin. An inventor and civic leader, he became a revolutionary at age 70. As a statesman, he was appointed as America's first ambassador to France and became the chief architect of the Treaty of Paris
America's castles( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here's a video that shows the fabulous homes built by the likes of Cornelius and Alice Vanderbilt, William and Alva Vanderbilt, Jay Gould, Henry Flagler, John Ringling, William Randolph Hearst and George Vanderbilt (v. I); Rockefeller, Henry and Edsel & Eleanor Ford, Frank Seiberling, Alice Dodge, Donald Trump, and Marjorie Merriwether Post (v. II)
The crusades : crescent & the cross( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russia, land of the tsars( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographies of three important figures in Russian history
 
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Alternative Names
A & E Home Video (Firm)

A and E Home Video (Firm)

A&E Home Video (Firm)

Arts and Entertainment Home Video (Firm)

Languages
English (49)

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The world at war