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Plowman, Michael Richard 1965-

Works: 169 works in 270 publications in 5 languages and 6,543 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Documentary television programs  History  Children's films  Animated films  Biography  Documentary films 
Roles: Composer, Photographer, Arranger
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Michael Richard Plowman
Barbarians( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the origins of the Huns, Goths, Vikings, and Mongols. Shot on location featuring interviews, reenactments and narrated by Clancy Brown, this brings to life the powerful leaders, and drive that kept empires in terror for centuries
Da Vinci and the code he lived by : the unique vision and determination of the renaissance master( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines and recounts the life of Leonardo da Vinci, using a combination of reenactment, commentary by scholars, and narration
The true story of Alexander the Great by A&E Home Video( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arguably the most brilliant and courageous warrior in recorded history. In the year 334 BC, a 20 year old military commander from Northern Greece set out to conquer what was then the known world. His name was King Alexander of Macedon. During the next 12 years, he led 40,000 troops more than 20,000 miles, defeating the most powerful ruler on Earth, King Darius of Persia, and conquering all of Asia. He died of a battle wound at the age of 32, but his legendary conquests have been celebrated and studied for more than 2000 years. Today, we know him as Alexander the Great
The lord of the rings by Peter Jackson( Visual )

4 editions published in 2002 in 3 languages and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, the Dark Lord, forged the One Ring, filling it with his own power so that he could rule all others. But the One Ring was taken from him, and though he sought it throughout Middle-Earth still it remained lost to him. After many ages it fell, by chance, into the hands of the Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins. On his eleventy-first birthday, Bilbo disappeared, bequeathing to his young cousin, Frodo, the Ruling Ring, and a perilous quest: to journey across Middle-Earth, deep into the shadow of the Dark Lord and destroy the Ring by casting it into the Cracks of Doom
China's first emperor by Zhao Ling( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Credited with both unifying China and tormenting its citizenry, Qin Shi Huangdi, the "first emperor of China," is one of the most controversial leaders in the nation's history. His reign brought advances such as standardized currencies, weights, and measures, unified written and spoken language and transportation systems. In battle, too, he was centuries ahead of his time--creating assembly lines to mass-produce precision-crafted swords, arrows and other weapons. This documentary examines this ruler's complex legacy, from the brilliant military strategies that created an empire to his plans for the original Great Wall
Mail order bride( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 19th century con woman tries to start her life over when she moves out West and assumes her deceased friend's identity, until her past threatens to destroy her future
Under wraps( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Danny accidentally turns his archaeologist parents into mummies via an ancient curse, he and his cell-phone-obsessed sister Eleanor must find a way to work together and return their parents to normal - all while trying to avoid the wrath of a powerful ancient pharaoh
A lonely place to die by Julian Gilbey( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and German and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Action thriller set in the Scottish Highlands in which a group of mountaineers stumble upon a kidnap plot. Rob (Alec Newman), Alison (Melissa George) and Ed (Ed Speleers) are skilled climbers. After a daring initial assent they meet up with Alex (Garry Sweeney) and Jenny (Kate Magowan), a married couple on their first mountaineering trip since the birth of their daughter. However, it soon becomes clear that this is going to be anything other than a routine trip when the five stumble upon Anna (Holly Boyd), a young Serbian girl buried in the ground and kept alive with only a breathing tube. The five hatch a plan to escape from their remote location with the child, but Anna's kidnappers have very different ideas
Maximum conviction( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When former black ops operative Tom and his partner Manning are assigned to decommission an old prison they must oversee the arrival of two mysterious female prisoners. Before long an elite force of mercenaries assault the prison in search of the new arrivals. As the true identities of the women are revealed Steele realizes he's caught in the middle of something far bigger than he had imagined
Breaking Vegas : the true story of the M.I.T. Blackjack Team( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of college students used its math skills to win millions and life in the fast lane seemed like a sure bet. Slip back to the '80s and '90s, when a group of overachieving M.I.T. students morphed into high-rolling, big-stakes gamblers. Backed by anonymous investors, they checked into hotels under assumed names and, pretending not to know each other, communicated with secret gestures and code words inside the casinos. Betting $50,000 a hand, the students racked up millions in winnings before their ingenious scam folded
Mary Higgins Clark's A crime of passion by Ken Russell( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heiress Frederica Dumay has everything to live for, including a gorgeous new husband and half ownership of a multi-million dollar winery. However, her happiness is short lived when her business partner's wife is slain. Frederica suspects foul play, but she cannot tell whether the murder was the result of greed, obsession or both
Man, moment, machine( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Among the overwhelming amount of inventions and patents Thomas Edison held, none was as controversial than the first chair used for electrocution. The late 1880s begins the "War of the Currents," as two rival technologies - AC and DC - battle it out for dominance in the utility industry. Edison wants to prove that Westinghouse's alternating current is much deadlier than the Edison direct current. To prove the dangers of "AC," Edison builds an electric chair powered by Westinghouse's AC system and axe murdered William Kemmler is its first victim - in an extended and horrific death. Thomas Edison's electric chair is a machine of dark design that is still being used today."--Http://
A dangerous man by Keoni Waxman( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and French and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After serving six years for a murder he didn't commit, ex-Special Forces operative Shane Daniels gets released from prison. Back on the street, he wields a devastating combination of street-fighting smarts and martial arts skills when he suddenly finds himself in a deadly showdown with international drug merchants and the local corrupt cops. They're about to discover just how dangerous one man can be when they stand between him and his newfound freedom
General Howe : Conqueror of New York( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... illuminates the career of the British General whose decisive victory in the Battle of Long Island let him claim to the greatest prize in the colonies--New York City. Military historians detail the stages of the crucial battle and reveal how Howe's victory extended the war. Yet even with control over the center of finance, the largest port in the colonies and the gateway to the American interior, the British could not secure victory in the war."--A & E website
Rome : rise and fall of an empire( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filled with dramatic re-enactments and action-packed battle scenes, watch the dramatic story of one of history's greatest empires, from its first major battle to its remarkable military feats and through its eventual fall
Impact by Michael J Rohl( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A huge meteor smashes into the moon, which causes a number of bizarre abnormalities to take place on Earth. As an international team of scientists begins to analyze the events, they discover the horrifying truth. The moon has been dislodged from its orbit and is due to impact with the earth in 45 days. Now a small group of scientists must get the nations of the world to work together before it is too late
Video games live( )

1 edition published in 2008 and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Christmas adventure : ... from a book called Wisely's tales( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A blizzard forces the unexpected landing of Santa's sleigh in North Woods. When a band of circus animals also wanders into the forest, the reindeer become frightened and scatter off in all directions. Now to help save Christmas, the circus animals, Rock'n Raccoon and Honey Bunny embark on an adventure to reunite Santa and the reindeer. Wisely Owl tells the fascinating story of how his forest friends helped Santa with his reindeer and understand the meaning of Christmas
Tactical to practical( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the Jeep and RADAR to the interstate highway system, countless technologies and constructions that we take for granted in our everyday lives got their start as top-secret (or at least strictly military) programs. Tactical to Practical shows how they make the move into common use, talking to the engineers and scientists who invent, refine and transform the machines and technologies, as well as the people who use them. This premier episode features the captivating stories behind the emergence of the Hummer, night vision technology and GPS systems. Host Hunter Ellis looks at what the H-2 Hummer has to say about the future of SUVs, see how law enforcement organizations are following the military's lead in owning the night, and watch as hard-core adventurers set off on a Geo-Dash, made possible by their handheld GPS systems."--Publisher's website
Rome : engineering an empire( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary chronicles the spectacular as well as sordid history of the Roman Empire from the rise of Julius Caesar in 55 BC to its fall around 537 AD. CGI animation gives the viewers an opportunity to see Rome's greatest structures the way the ancient Romans saw them. The insights of engineers, archaeologists and historians add depth to segments on Hadrian's Wall, Caesar's Bridge, the aqueducts, the Colosseum, the Pantheon, the Baths of Caracalla, and the remains of Emperor Nero's lavish Golden Palace for a rare look at how one of Rome's most notorious megalomaniacs lived
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Alternative Names
Michael Richard Plowman British composer

Michael Richard Plowman Brits componist

Michael Richard Plowman compositeur

Michael Richard Plowman compositor británico

Майкл Ричард Плауман

מייקל ריצ'רד פלומן מלחין בריטי

ImpactA Christmas adventure : ... from a book called Wisely's tales