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Public Media Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 336 works in 542 publications in 2 languages and 16,836 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  History  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Documentary television programs  Fantasy television programs  Television adaptations  Motion pictures  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 )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 695 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 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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. 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 mysterious places, even to 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 607 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
Civilisation. a personal view by Kenneth Clark by Kenneth Clark( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history of Western culture from the end of the Graeco-Roman world to the present day. Covers the great works of sculpture, painting, architecture, philosophy, poetry, literature and music from each century covered
A Girl of the Limberlost by Annette O'Toole( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 466 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 )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 453 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 )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 445 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 British Broadcasting Corporation( Visual )

12 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Series explores the historical development of the English language and its role in the modern world
Through African eyes( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 413 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
Miracle at Moreaux( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nun leader and children attending a Catholic school in Nazi-occupied France overcome their fears and risk their lives to help 3 Jewish children to freedom
Home at last( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 357 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
Hiroshima maiden( Visual )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten years after the 1945 atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan, Miyeko Matsuda 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."
The Prize the epic quest for oil, money and power( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 300 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
The wisdom of the dream( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 285 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
A Waltz through the hills( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Australian children Sammy Dean and her older brother Andy are suddenly orphaned, they fear that they will be separated and placed in foster homes. So they set off alone on foot, hoping to reach a ship that will take them to England and their only surviving relatives. The two young runaways must make their dangerous journey through some of the world's harshest terrain - the wilds of the Australian outback
And the children shall lead by Emma Pullen( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1964 segregation is a reality in Catesville, Mississippi, but 12-year-old Rachel doesn't notice because she has many white friends. When a group of civil rights activists comes to town, the tension between black and white citizens grows. It's now up to Rachel and her friends to persuade the adults to overcome the racial barriers that divide them
A little princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sara Crewe is left by her father at a girl's school where she is well treated because she is rich. After her father dies and his fortune supposedly lost she is treated as a servant until her father's friend finds her
The Canterville ghost by Oscar Wilde( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 239 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 )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El Espejo Enterrado consists of five one-hour programs on the historical roots of contemporary Hispanic history and culture discussing the origin of modern Latin America from the arrival of the Spanish conquerors to the present. La virgen y el toro: Carlos Fuentes examines the meaning of mestizaje, the mix of people that created Latin America: Spanish, Arab, Jewish, indigenous Indian and African. La batalla de los dioses: Fuentes retraces the indigenous world through its pyramids and sculptures. The return of their blond, exiled god, Quetalcóatl, was forecast for the very year Cortés reached its shores. La edad de oro: The colonies brough Spain enormous treasures, gold silver, chocolate, tomatoes, and the potato. Yet Spain's most powerful ruler, Philip II, lived in austere solitude in a cell-like study. El precio de la libertad: Every year a million Mexicans gather in the great central square of their capital to celebrate El Grito, the cry for indepence. Fuentes crosses the Andes to follow the steps of the great liberators, Bolívar and San Martín. Las tres hispanidades: Spain, Latin American and the Hispanic communities in the United States have all undergone enormous changes. Fuentes comments on the traditions which Hispanic immigrants bring to the US in art, music and dance, and respect for family ties
The fig tree( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine-year-old Miranda is a sensitive loner growing up in rural Texas in the early 1900s. 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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Civilisation. a personal view by Kenneth ClarkThe buried mirror reflections on Spain and the New WorldThe Story of English