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Central Productions

Overview
Works: 97 works in 142 publications in 1 language and 2,019 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Television programs  Documentary television programs  Crime films  Legal television programs  Television mini-series  Action and adventure television programs  Film adaptations  Biography 
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4375
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Most widely held works by Central Productions
South Central( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child's chance to escape anger and injustice begins with one man. His father
The Last place on earth( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the race to the South Pole in 1911 between rival explorers: the Englishman Scott and the Norwegian Amundsen. In an effort to be the first to plant his country's flag at the South Pole, Scott and Amundsen undertook a 1,500-mile trek across the frozen wastes of Antarctica, facing danger, extreme suffering, and death
Meantime by Mike Leigh( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young, unemployed Londoner begins a friendship with a skinhead, much to his family's dismay
Mysteries of Peru( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of a documentary series exploring the achievements of pre-Inca civilization, this film examines the lines and vast animal figures drawn by ancient Peruvians in the flat desert floor. German-born mathematician Maria Reiche discusses her theory that the Nazca lines are a sophisticated astronomical observatory, created to mark risings and settings of the sun, moon and stars
Art of darkness by David Dabydeen( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program examines the relationship between the slave trade and British painting in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. It emphasises the connection between art collecting and slave collecting and indicates that much of the art purchased at the time was paid for with slave profits. The sanitisation of plantation life in painting and the use of negro house boys as decorative objects is also shown
The last place on earth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the race to the South Pole in 1911 between rival explorers: the Englishman Scott and the Norwegian Amundsen. In an effort to be the first to plant his country's flag at the South Pole, Scott and Amundsen undertook a 1,500-mile trek across the frozen wastes of Antarctica, facing danger, extreme suffering, and death
Mysteries of Peru( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of a documentary series exploring the achievements of pre-Inca civilization, this film examines the ruins of ancient civilizations that thrived along Peru's coastal deserts. The ruins of Chan Chan and the religious center of Pakatnamu bear silent witness to the great Chimu culture
Kavanagh Q.C. : previous convictions set( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Time of need: Kavanagh represents a Home Office Minister who brings a case for malicious prosecution against the police after she is acquitted of assault
Kavanagh Q.C. Bearing witness set( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Innocency of life: A woman who accuses a priest of sexual assault is suddenly accused of the murder of her husband
Kavanagh Q.C. Memento mori set( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefs trooping gaily: Kavanagh must defend a woman who insists that she is guilty as charged of murdering her husband
Ancient lives( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An 8-part series about life in ancient Egypt
The Valley of the kings( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a discussion of the tombs of Ipi the workman and Kha the architect, in order to illustrate the daily life of ancient Egypt and to explain how important art was in their communal existence
Ravi Shankar in concert by Ravi Shankar( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live sitar concert with a feature on the tabla
Temple priests and civil servants( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploration of an Egyptian mine and palace compound shows how life was lived for hundreds of years, until faraway battles and changing weather created shortages and discontent
Fieldwork( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the career of Walter Baldwin Spencer, whose studies, of the Australian aborigines showed them to be a people with an extremely complex and subtle, rather than primitive, culture. With the help of local telegraph operator Frank Gillen, their work influenced modern methods of fieldwork
Tolkien remembered( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readings by Tolkien from "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings," recollections by his children and his publisher and analysis by his biographer of how Tolkien wrote and why he illustrated his writing. This is an extraordinary portrait of the only professor of Anglo-Saxon ever to have become a worldwide cult figure
Japan dreaming( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how the Japanese are looking at city planning in the future, including underground cities, tower cities, intelligent buildings, technopolis towns and the house of the future
Death of a nation the Timor conspiracy : a special report by John Pilger( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary style exposé of the suffering of the East Timorese people under the invasion of the government of Indonesia. Includes personal testimonies and news footage describing the involvement of foreign governments in this event
Mysteries of Peru( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two part documentary series exploring stunning achievements of pre-Inca civilization. Includes exploring the ruins of Chan Chan, the Chimu culture, known for its elaborate textiles and pottery, and huge, precise drawings on the flat desert floor by ancient Peruvians
Classical Indian dance( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents classical dances from India, demonstrating the range of this art form with its combination of mime, gesture, facial expression and body movement, all executed within a traditional framework rich in allegory
 
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South Central
Alternative Names
Central Productions Ltd.

Languages
English (47)

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