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Public Media Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 341 works in 539 publications in 2 languages and 15,656 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Juvenile works  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  History  Action and adventure films  Documentary television programs  Fantasy television programs  Fiction 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Public Media Video (Firm)
The Lion, the witch & the wardrobe by C. S Lewis( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four children defeat an evil witch who has kept a magic land under everlasting winter
Prince Caspian, and, the voyage of the Dawn Treader by C. S Lewis( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prince Caspian: The magical land of Narnia is ruled by the corrupt King Miraz. His nephew Prince Caspian calls on Lucy, Peter, Susan, and Edmund to help him defeat Miraz and restore Narnia to its former glory. Voyage of the Dawn Treader: Years later, Caspian, Lucy, Edmund, and obnoxious cousin Eustace set sail to rescue the six lords who were banished by Caspian's evil uncle. Their adventures lead them to a golden lake, a giant sea serpent, a fierce dragon, and finally, the edge of the world
The Silver chair by C. S Lewis( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eustace is summoned back to the magical land of Narnia with his new friend Jill. Many years have passed since Eustace's last visit. King Caspian is old and frail. The mysterious disappearance years ago of his son, Prince Rilian, has remained unsolved. Aslan the lion charges the children to embark on a perilous journey through enchanted lands of giants and witches to find Rilian and bring him home
A Girl of the Limberlost by Gene Stratton-Porter( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1908 in rural Indiana, 15-year-old Elnora Comstock must choose between her dreams of attending high school or helping her widowed mother's struggle to keep their farm. Through the help of Mrs. Porter, a naturalist and photographer, Elnora is encouraged to reach her goals
Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jesse Aarons, a shy fifth-grader, learns about love when he strikes up a friendship with the new girl in town. Together, he and Leslie burke create a fantasy world they call "Terabithia" in a pine forest near their farms. In this magical land, they share their innermost secrets and dreams. Jesse's friendship with Leslie changes him forever and enables him to cope with her unexpected death
The buried mirror : reflections on Spain and the New World by Carlos Fuentes( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For American Indians, the mirror symbolized power, the sun, the Earth, its four corners, and its people. Now, a "mirror" is being held up to the Old and New Worlds to reflect the diverse cultures of Spanish-speaking countries and peoples, together with the themes, institutions, beliefs, and symbols that have endured or changed through time
The Story of English by William Reid( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of the English language from its earliest beginnings to its present status as a global language, giving a perspective on current usage worldwide and in America
A little princess by Walter Lang( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When wealthy Sara Crewe's father dies, she must learn to adjust to a life of poverty, serving the people who once worked for her
Miracle at Moreaux by Paul Shapiro( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, three Jewish children fleeing Nazi-occupied France find refuge in a Catholic school run by Sister Gabrielle, who with her students devises a dangerous plan to help the children reach the border--and freedom
Through African eyes by Nicodemus Ngwenyama( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When first seen in the Western world in 1900, African art was viewed as strange and exotic. Yet these works, the booty of colonial wars, would influence Picasso, Matisse, and Modigliani and change the course of 20th century art. This program, while recognizing this impact, introduces noted experts who explain the importance of reappraising African art within its own cultural context. Then local Malian inhabitants in a Bamana village and the walled city of Djenne comment on the function of art and the role of the artist in their society
Home at last( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on real orphan trains which resettled children in the Midwest at the turn of the century. Billy, a streetwise kid from New York, is sent to Nebraska and is taken in by a Swedish farm family
The wisdom of the dream( Visual )

5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a new depth of understanding of the concepts of psychoanalyst Carl Jung and serves as an introduction to those concepts for the beginner. Interviews with Jung followers show his "user-friendly" psychological approach to life
The Prize : the epic quest for oil, money and power( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This PBS miniseries tells the epic history of oil ... how it has dominated global politics, shaken the world economy, and transformed our century
Hiroshima maiden( Visual )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten years after the 1945 atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan, MiyekoMatsuda arrives in America. She is invited to stay at the home of the Bennett family while she undergoes plastic surgery for radiation burns and scarring. Miyeko is warmly welcomed by everyone except older son Johnny, who is persuaded by his friends that "this Japanese girl may be a spy."
And the children shall lead by Emma Pullen( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The civil rights movement is examined through the eyes of a 12-year-old black child living in a southern town. Young Rachel's family must decide whether to be a part of struggle for change
A Waltz through the hills( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Andrew Dean and his five-year-old sister Sammy are orphaned, Andrew is concerned that they might be separated or sent to orphanages, so he devises a plan that will take them to their grandparents in England. They set off by themselves across Western Australia, but, along the way, they meet Frank Smith, an Aborigine, who becomes a critical figure in their plan
The Canterville ghost( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vacationing family finds itself sharing an English mansion with a ghost who is doomed to haunt until an ancient curse is lifted
El espejo enterrado : reflexiones sobre España y el Nuevo Mundo by Carlos Fuentes( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carlos Fuentes looks for his forebears in the mix of people that created Latin America: Spanish, Arab, Jewish, Indian, and African. He asks what is unique in their culture that is cause for celebration in the 500th anniversary year of Columbus
The fig tree( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine-year-old Miranda is a sensitive loner growing up in rural Texas in the early 1900's. The fear of death that torments her stems from the unexplained passing of her mother. With the help of her free-spirited aunt, Miranda confronts her fears and learns to accept death as a natural part of life
 
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