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Messina, Cedric

Overview
Works: 341 works in 1,555 publications in 4 languages and 25,958 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Television plays  History  Historical television programs  Romance films  Televised performances  Historical films 
Roles: Producer, Director, Production personnel, wpr, pmn, fmp, Editor, Author
Classifications: PR2831, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Cedric Messina
The tempest by William Shakespeare( Visual )

97 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,990 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 )

77 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and held by 1,787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Shakespeare's comedy about all kinds of love--physical and intellectual, sentimental and cynical, enduring love between friends, and romantic love at first sight
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Visual )

94 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,608 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 )

60 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,458 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
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

80 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in English and held by 1,457 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
Measure for measure by William Shakespeare( Visual )

83 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in English and held by 1,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cruel Angelo is left in charge of Vienna when the Duke pretends to leave town. Angelo revives an old law against fornication and sentences Claudio to death for seducing Juliet, Claudio's betrothed. Claudio's sister, Isabella, pleads for his life and Angelo offers to spare him in exchange for her virginity. Angelo's corruption and severity are punished when the Duke reveals that he has witnessed it all
Twelfth night by William Shakespeare( Visual )

99 editions published between 1979 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,346 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
King Richard the Second by William Shakespeare( Visual )

42 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's historical play about the dynastic struggle between Richard II and Henry Bolingboke (later Henry IV), which spans only the last two years of Richard's life from 1398 to 1400 as the incompetent monarch, defying tradition and laws of succession, disinherits Henry Bolingbroke and uses that money to finance a military adventure in Ireland until he is deposed by Bolingbroke and undergoes a crisis of identity once he is no longer king
The second part of King Henry the Fourth : containing his death and the coronation of King Henry the Fifth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

33 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play that portrays the colorful panorama of Medieval English life. The revolt against Henry is finally crushed and the king broods over the uncertain future of his son. Henry IV dies, Falstaff is banished, and Prince Hal is crowned Henry V
The life of Henry the Fifth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

41 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young King Henry of England asserts a hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathering an army and embarking on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs and forever change the face of Europe. Follows King Henry V as he unites his people, deals justly with traitors, leads his soldiers to victory, and ensures peace by marrying a French princess
The first part of King Henry the Fourth with the life and death of Henry surnamed Hotspur by William Shakespeare( Visual )

40 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 668 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 famous history of the life of King Henry the Eight by William Shakespeare( Visual )

32 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of William Shakespeare's historical play, which tells of the intrigues during the first part of Henry's reign, his divorce from Katharine of Aragon, and marriage to Anne Bullen, who gives birth to a baby girl, Elizabeth
The millionairess by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The apple cart: Set 40 years in the future, the king must match wits with an unruly mistress and a cabinet seeking to transform the nation into a constitutional monarchy--Container
Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

10 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stuffy professor of phonetics takes a bet that in six months time he can turn a Cockney flower seller into a lady he could pass off as a duchess
Mrs. Warren's profession by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

4 editions published between 1972 and 2006 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the bonus play, "Mrs. Landfrey and her three children return to England after 18 years abroad, where a chance encounter with their traditionalist husband and father quickly entangles them in a series of comic events"--Container
Heartbreak house by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

9 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On his Sussex estate Captain Shotover, an eccentric poet, retired seafarer and inventor, is reluctantly hosting a weekend house party for his two daughters and their bohemian friends
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

32 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Henry V unites with his people, invades France, deals with traitors, and cements the peace."--Container insert
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

34 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and Hungarian and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hamlet, a prince of medieval-era Denmark, senses treachery behind his royal father's death. His mother is all too dangerously entangled in that treachery. This film portrays Shakespeare's immortal tale of high adventure and evil deeds
Henry IV Part 1 by William Shakespeare( Visual )

54 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of William Shakespeare's play Henry IV, Part I
Richard II by William Shakespeare( Visual )

38 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Shakespeare's play, the story of a rebellion against the corrupt Richard II
 
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Cedric Messina British television producer

Cedric Messina productor de televisión sudafricanu (1920–1993)

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