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Public Media Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 353 works in 534 publications in 1 language and 19,674 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Fantasy television programs  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Art  Biography 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4572
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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 813 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 )
5 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and held by 756 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 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 740 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 ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 612 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
The buried mirror reflections on Spain and the New World by Carlos Fuentes ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 556 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
A Girl of the Limberlost by Annette O'Toole ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 554 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 ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 548 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 Story of English by British Broadcasting Corporation ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 507 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 435 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 )
5 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 426 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
A little princess by Wonder Works ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When wealthy Sara Crewe's father dies, she must learn to adjust to a life of poverty, working as a servant in the Victorian London girls' school where she has been a student
Miracle at Moreaux ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 414 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
The Prize the epic quest for oil, money and power ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 393 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 )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examination of the life of Jung and the relevence of the key concepts of Jungian philosophy for the contemporary world
Hiroshima maiden ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 338 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 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 305 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 299 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 283 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
The fig tree ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and held by 278 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
Brother Future by John Frankenheimer ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A slick inner-city youth, T.J. neglects his schoolwork and makes money through scams and rip-offs. One day, while fleeing the police, he is knocked unconscious, and wakes up to find he has been transported back through time to 1822 Charlestown, SC, where he is taken captive as a slave. How will T.J. get home again, and at what cost?"--Container
 
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