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A & E Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 6,849 works in 11,233 publications in 2 languages and 275,502 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Television adaptations  Historical television programs  Documentary television programs  Television mini-series  Biography  Film adaptations  Television programs  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, prn, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by A & E Home Video (Firm)
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,369 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 )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,353 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 1,114 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
Jane Eyre by Robert Young( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane Eyre, a mistreated orphan, learns to survive by relying on her independence and intelligence. Based on the novel of the same title by Charlotte Bronte
The world at war( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,059 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
Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 1,051 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 )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dedicated in his quest to become the first man to reach the South Pole, the British explorer Ernest Shackleton decides to cross the Antarctic continent. But with WW1 looming and key financial backers skeptical of his plan, the mission is fraught with difficulties from the outset. After finally obtaining funding, a ship-- the Endurance-- and crew, the expedition departs. Just days short of the Antarctic coast the Endurance becomes trapped in the pack ice of the Weddell Sea. All efforts to free it fail, and the crew is forced to wait for warmer weather
Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice by Simon Langton( Visual )

25 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries 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
Abraham Lincoln, preserving the Union( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the rustic childhood to his tragic death, this is the definitive look at the stoic president who risked everything to save his nation
JFK, a presidency revealed( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 934 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
Benjamin Franklin : citizen of the world by Adam Friedman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 930 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
Amelia Earhart : Queen of the Air( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 895 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
Russia land of the tsars( Visual )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the first settlement of Russe Vikings to the brutal murder of Tsar Nicholas II and his family. This epic program encompasses nearly a thousand years of despair and rebellion, innovation and conflict. 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 Crusades : crescent & the cross by Mark Lewis( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 882 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
The jewel in the crown by Paul Scott( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 14-part story of the last days of British occupation of India. Set in the 1940's, depicts the trials faced by the families and their problems of dealing with and loving across the races
Lincoln by Bill Stonebarger( Visual )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 870 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. Interviewed in Lincoln are Jean H. Baker, Michael Burlingame, Jennifer Fleischner, Harold Holzer, Jan Morris, Mathew Pinsker, Joshua Wol Shenk, Andrew Solomon, Gore Vidal, Ted Widmer, Douglas Wilson and Jay Winik
The mystery of Edgar Allan Poe by Peter Graves( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an in-depth look at the tragic life of one the last century's most mysterious writers
The dark ages by Eugen Weber( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 847 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
Michelangelo : artist and man( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 828 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?
Thomas Jefferson : philosopher of freedom by Adam Friedman( Visual )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Statesman, scientist, architect and President, he was America's dashing Renaissance man. More than anyone else, Thomas Jefferson defined the principles and ideals of a young nation. Learn why he was chosen to write the Declaration of Independence in spite of his initial misgivings and more
 
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