With Time-Life Television Productions (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. The Duchess of Duke Street (1976–1977)
TV-PG | 50 min | Drama
Louisa is an ordinary girl living in Victorian London. She is looking for a job and ends up talking her way into the kitchen of a Lords townhouse. The Lord has a rather snooty French chef, ... See full summary »
2. The Pallisers (1974–1975)
1,335 min | Drama, Romance
Follows the novels of Anthony Trollope. Beginning with the forced marriage of Glencora (Susan Hampshire), the lives of the friends and children of this couple are the subject of study. The ... See full summary »
3. The Bunker (1981 TV Movie)
150 min | Drama, History, War
Dramatization depicting the events surrounding Adolf Hitler's (Sir Anthony Hopkins') last weeks in and around his underground bunker in Berlin before and during the battle for the city.
4. On Our Own (1977–1978)
30 min | Comedy
A short-lived sitcom centering on Julia Peters and Maria Teresa Bonino, two career women living in New York City. The two work for the Bedford Advertising Agency and episodes revolve around their personal lives and their work lives.
7. Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (1980 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 210 min | Drama
Hamlet suspects his uncle has murdered his father to claim the throne of Denmark and the hand of Hamlet's mother, but the Prince cannot decide whether or not he should take vengeance.
9. Amber Waves (1980 TV Movie)
98 min | Drama
A drifter stranded in Kansas accepts a job offer from a wheat harvester who, in desperation over his cancer and financial woes, attempts suicide but becomes a father-figure to the young man.
10. The Search for the Nile (1971– )
60 min | Adventure, Drama
The Nile's source was the last great mystery for European explorers in the 19th century. The story of its discovery is one of heroism in the service of faith, greed, and obsession.
12. Macbeth (I) (1983 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 148 min | Drama
Macbeth and his wife murder Duncan in order to gain his crown, but the bloodbath doesn't stop there, and things supernatural combine to bring the Macbeths down.
13. The Merry Wives of Windsor (1982 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 170 min | Comedy, Romance
When Sir John Falstaff decides that he wants to have a little fun he writes two letters to a pair of Windsor wives: Mistress Ford and Mistress Page. When they put their heads together and ... See full summary »
14. The Merchant of Venice (1980 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 157 min | Comedy, Drama
A rich merchant, Antonio is depressed for no good reason, until his good friend Bassanio comes to tell him how he's in love with Portia. Portia's father has died and left a very strange ... See full summary »
16. Much Ado About Nothing (1984 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 148 min | Comedy, Romance
Benedick and Beatrice fight their merry war of words. But when Beatrice's friend, Hero, is humiliatingly jilted by Benedick's best friend, Claudio, Benedick has to choose which side he's on... See full summary »
17. The Wall (1982 TV Movie)
Unrated | 135 min | Action, War, Drama
A dramatic re-enactment of the Warsaw Ghetto Jewish uprising in April 1943 were 650 armed members of the Jewish Fighting Organization of Poland held off a 3,000 strong Nazi force in which ... See full summary »
19. Cymbeline (1982 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 175 min | Drama, Comedy
Cymbeline (Richard Johnson), the King of Britain, is angry that his daughter Imogen (Dame Helen Mirren) has chosen a poor (but worthy) man for her husband. So he banishes Posthumus (Michael... See full summary »
20. The Life and Death of King John (1984 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 155 min | Drama
King John does whatever it takes to keep himself on the throne of England, making enemies of the pope, France, and his nephew along the way.
21. The Tempest (1980 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 125 min | Drama
Exiled Prospero lives on a desolate island with his daughter, Miranda. When Prospero's usurping brother sails by the island, Prospero conjures a storm that wrecks the ship and changes all of their lives.
22. King Lear (1982 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 180 min | Drama
King Lear (Sir Michael Hordern), old and tired, divides his kingdom amongst his daughters, giving great importance to their protestations of love for him. When Cordelia (Brenda Blethyn), ... See full summary »
23. Ball Four (1976– )
30 min | Comedy, Sport
In the first episode pitcher Jim Barton informed his teammates and coaches that he was going to write a series of articles on baseball life "off the field." Manager Capogrosso and most of ... See full summary »
24. Henry IV Part I (1979 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 148 min | Drama
Henry Bolingbroke has now been crowned King of England, but faces a rebellion headed by the embittered Earl of Northumberland and his son, (nicknamed "Hotspur"). Henry's son, Hal, the ... See full summary »
26. A Midsummer Night's Dream (I) (1981 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 112 min | Comedy
The adventures of four young lovers, a group of amateur actors and their interactions with fairies come to light in a moonlit forest.
28. All's Well That Ends Well (1981 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 141 min | Comedy, Romance
Helena loves Bertram but he's of noble birth, while she's just a doctor's daughter. But Bertram is at the court of the King of France, who is ill, and Helena has a remedy that might cure ... See full summary »
29. The Comedy of Errors (1983 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 109 min | Comedy
Aegeon of Syracuse has come to Ephesus to seek his son, who went in search of his missing twin and mother months ago. Unfortunately, Ephesus has just declared war on Syracuse, and will ... See full summary »
30. The Building (1993)
30 min | Comedy
Set in Chicago, this comedy centers around Bonnie Kennedy and the wacky people who inhabit her apartment building overlooking Wrigley Field. Bonnie is a struggling actress who moved back ... See full summary »
31. Antony & Cleopatra (1981 TV Movie)
170 min | Drama, History, Romance
After the murder of her lover Julius Caesar, Egypt's queen Cleopatra needs a new ally. She seduces his probable successor Mark Antony. This develops into real love and slowly leads to a war with the other possible successor, Octavius.
33. Dream House (1981 TV Movie)
120 min | Comedy, Romance
Vacationing Georgia construction worker, John Schneider, meets and falls for Manhattan's comely Director of Urban Renewal, Marilu Henner, and despite her initial rejection of him, sets out ... See full summary »
34. The Winter's Tale (1981 TV Movie)
173 min | Comedy, Drama
King Leontes of Bohemia suspects his wife, Hermione, and his friend, Polixenes, of betraying him. When he forces Polixenes to flee for his life, Leontes sets in motion a chain of events ... See full summary »
36. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1980 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 115 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Dr. Henry Jekyll, a respectable Victorian scientist, concocts a drug which releases another side to his personality - a brutal, murderous alter ego.
37. Timon of Athens (1981 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 128 min | Comedy, Drama
Timon loves to give parties and objects to friends, but when he cannot pay his creditors, his "friends" refuse to help him, and he becomes a misanthropic hermit.
40. The First Part of King Henry VI (1983 TV Movie)
188 min | Drama, History
Following his father's early death and the loss of possessions in France, young Henry VI comes to the throne, under the protection of the Duke of Gloucester. He is unaware that there are ... See full summary »
41. Sex and the Single Parent (1979 TV Movie)
100 min | Comedy
Two attractive divorcees discover that their newly-realized independence continues to be guided by their respective parental obligations.
43. Pericles, Prince of Tyre (1984 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 177 min | Drama
When Pericles discovers the dread answer to Antioch's riddle, he flees for his life straight into famine, shipwreck, love, fatherhood, and another shipwreck; he loses his wife and daughter,... See full summary »
44. Lovey: A Circle of Children, Part II (1978 TV Movie)
120 min | Drama
A sequel to "A Circle of Children" (1977). A teacher of "emotionally disturbed" children takes on a new student who is considered to be "untrainable" by public school authorities, ... See full summary »
45. Mom, the Wolfman and Me (1980 TV Movie)
100 min | Comedy
Concerned that her feminist mom Deborah will stay single, Jenny Bergman plays matchmaker. She arranges a date between her mom and unemployed Theo Marker, an Irish Wolfhound owner, and does everything to get and keep them together.
48. Walking Through the Fire (1979 TV Movie)
143 min | Drama
A young wife discovers that she has Hodgkin's Disease. It can be treated, but complicating the situation is the fact that she is pregnant and the treatment can endanger the life of her unborn baby as well as herself.