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Time-Life Films

Overview
Works: 1,763 works in 3,498 publications in 2 languages and 36,110 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Pictorial works  Television plays  Television programs  Television adaptations  Interviews  Film and video adaptations  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: D743.2, 791.4575
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Most widely held works by Time-Life Films
Life goes to war : a picture history of World War II ( Book )
4 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 1,314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A pictorial survey of World War II, compiled from stories that appeared in "Life" magazine between 1936 and 1945
The ascent of man a personal view by Jacob Bronowski ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in English and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A massive survey of science from flint tools to the theory of relativity. It was made as a science counterpart to Sir Kenneth Clark's series Civilisation, with Jacob Bronowski presenting his own view of science and mankind
As you like it by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in English and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play, a pastoral romance set in the Forest of Arden in medieval France
All creatures great & small ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Continues the story of Yorkshire veterinarian, James Herriot
All creatures great & small ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Television series that follows the true-life adventures of veterinarian James Herriot. Set in the windswept dales of Yorkshire, England, the series perfectly captures the warm drawing room fires and freezing wintry barns of the English countryside of the '30s. While this remote area cannot remain untouched by the threat of impending war, there are still plenty of battles to be fought on the home front: on the farms, in the fields and hand-to-hand in the surgery
Coriolanus by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The last of Shakespeare's tragedies, in which Coriolanus, a strong and cruel soldier, brings about his own downfall through the flaws in his character
Henry V by British Broadcasting Corporation ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1979 and 2002 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The third of Shakespeare's plays portraying the emergence of England's most admired national hero, Henry V. He unites his people as he embarks on the invasion of France, deals justly with traitors, tirelessly leads his soldiers to victory and ensures future peace by his marriage to the Princess of France. Shakespeare examines these qualities that make a successful ruler and shows the prince in terms of isolation and responsibility that his success entails
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1979 and 2002 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Breaking all conventional rules of drama, Shakespeare creates neither a clear-cut hero nor a villain. Instead, this great tragedy presents complicated human beings in agonizing conflict with one another, and themselves
Fort Apache, the Bronx by Daniel Petrie ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Policemen of the 41st Precinct in the Bronx face murders, riots, and drugs on the outside, and corruption and indifference on the inside
The shock of the new by Robert Hughes ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Robert Hughes' history of modern art from cubism to pop and the avant-garde. The sequel to the BBC's Civilization series, picks up at the threshold of the 20th century. It is written and presented by Robert Hughes, art critic and senior writer for Time. Hughes draws on a wealth of documentary materials from the archives of the BBC, including rare footage and interviews with noted artists. The range of major figures includes Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, le Corbusier, Maz Ernst, Francis Bacon and Jackson Pollock."--Container
The Duchess of Duke Street ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Through hard work, talent, and ambition, a servant girl rises from scullery maid to become the finest chef in London and Edwardian society's premier hostess. Along the way her beauty and spirit attract the attention of high-placed admirers
All creatures great & small ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the rugged beauty of the English countryside, this series begins with the arrival of James Herriot to the Yorkshire Dales in the late '30s. The newly qualified outsider from Scotland finds he still has much to learn if the country folk are ever to accept him as a vet on par with Siegfried Farnon, who established the Darrowby practice. As Herriot struggles with the native dialect, skeptical clients and ingrained rural superstitions, he must also learn how to weather the flare-ups between Siegfried and his younger brother, Tristan. Soon Herriot falls in love with Helen, a local farmer's daughter, only to suffer constant reminders that "the course of true love never did run smooth."
A guide to Civilisation by Time-Life Films ( Book )
4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Extensive collection of information on the underlying history, the works of art, the people, places, music and terminology in civilisation - A personal view, the thirteen-part film series written and narrated by Kenneth Clark
The Duchess of Duke Street by John Hawkesworth ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of Rosa Lewis, a cook, who became the owner of the Cavendish Hotel and through her culinary skills, beauty and connections, rose to the pinnacle of London Society
All creatures great & small the complete series 1 collection ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the mid-1930s, young James Herriot, fresh from veterinary school, arrives in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales to begin his career
Lord Peter Wimsey mysteries ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The quintessential English 1920s detective faces some of his toughest mysteries
The living planet a portrait of the earth by David Attenborough ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines how plants and animals adapt to their physical surroundings in a variety of environments
The Majestic clockwork by Jacob Bronowski ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focuses on the contributions of Newton and Einstein in the evolution of physics by exploring the revolution that ensued when Einstein's theory of relativity upset Newton's description of the universe
The Starry messenger by Jacob Bronowski ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows man's early study of astronomy. Traces the origins of the scientific revolution through the conflict between fact and religious beliefs
Connections an alternative view of change by James Burke ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tracking through 12,000 years of history in the Middle East, Europe, and the United States, James Burke shows how past events and technologies led to modern inventions, such as the atomic bomb, engines, electric lamps, telecommunications, the computer, refrigeration, the production line, jets, plastics, rocketry, and movies
 
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Spanish (2)
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