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A & E Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 6,741 works in 10,817 publications in 2 languages and 280,482 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Television adaptations  Historical television programs  Film adaptations  Documentary television programs  Biography  Made-for-TV movies  Television mini-series  Television programs 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 822.33
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Most widely held works by A & E Home Video (Firm)
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 1979 videotaped version of Trevor Nunn's Royal Shakespeare Company of Macbeth in which Lady Macbeth, after a trio of witches prophesy Macbeth's ascension to the throne, 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 )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,345 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 )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,122 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
Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 1,079 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
Shackleton by Kenneth Branagh( Visual )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 1,073 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
The world at war( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,072 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
Benjamin Franklin : citizen of the world by Adam Friedman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 953 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
The Crusades : crescent & the cross by Mark Lewis( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 900 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 )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 890 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
The jewel in the crown by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells 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
The mystery of Edgar Allan Poe( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an in-depth look at the tragic life of one the last century's most mysterious writers
Lincoln by Bill Stonebarger( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 865 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. It features striking archival material and interviews with leading Lincoln biographers like Gore Vidal, Jan Morris, and Harold Holzer, as well as Andrew Solomon
The dark ages by Eugen Weber( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 851 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
Horatio Hornblower : the new adventures by C. S Forester( Visual )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The A & E miniseries based on Forester's novels of Horatio Hornblower, following his career from a reticent midshipman to a self-assured and courageous officer
America's castles( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archival films and photographs are used to describe Wright's childhood homes, as well as the homes of his early adult life in Illinois and later adult life in Wisconsin. Includes commentary by experts
Pride and prejudice by Jane Austen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The story of lively and rebellious Elizabeth, one of five unmarried daughters living in the countryside of 19th century England, in a world where an advantageous marriage is a woman's sole occupation
 
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