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BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc

Overview
Works: 1,709 works in 2,555 publications in 2 languages and 129,926 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  History  Folklore  Biography  Television adaptations  Nonfiction films  Parodies, imitations, etc  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Licensee, Licensor, Producer, Distributor
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc
 
Most widely held works by BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc
Eyewitness weather ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 1,758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to a portrayal of weather and climate and their influence on human life and activities
Arctic & Antarctic ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the general ecology and animal life of the two polar regions and to their place in human history
Mammal ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A revealing look at animals great and small from the family of mammals
Eyewitness ocean ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 1,582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discover the ancient myths that surround our oceans and the modern science behind them
Pond & river ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the biological life of rivers and ponds and their influence on the history of human beings
Eyewitness rock & mineral ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 1,512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Learn amazing facts about rocks, gems, and the Earth itself
Prehistoric life by Dorling Kindersley Vision ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 1,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the history of the creation of the earth, the origin of life, and the evolution of the many species including early man
Natural disasters by Dorling Kindersley Vision ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 1,479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the forces that shape our planet and affect our lives, from hurricanes to volcanoes. Rare footage reveals the Earth at its most violent
Sherlock ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A contemporary take on the classic Arthur Conan Doyle stories, Sherlock is a thrilling, funny, fast-paced adventure series set in present-day London. The iconic details from Conan Doyle's original books remain: they live at the same address, have the same names, and, somewhere out there, Moriarty is waiting for them. And so across three thrilling, scary, action-packed, and highly modern adventures, Sherlock and Watson navigate a maze of cryptic clues and lethal killers to get at the truth
Butterfly & moth ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the life history of moths and butterflies
Plant ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 1,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A colorful tour of the world's most dazzling flora-- from the most magical to the most bizarre. Watch buds burst, flowers bloom, and discover the myriad ways plants struggle to survive
Planets by Dorling Kindersley Vision ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Takes the viewer on a journey through our solar system, describing the sun, moon, each of the planets and the asteroid belt. Covers scientific facts, historical thought and mythological associations of each. Suggested audience: primary, intermediate, secondary, general
Jane Austen's Pride and prejudice ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 1,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This stunning production ... is the definitive adaptation of Jane Austen's romantic classic. In 19th century Georgian England, a young woman owed it to her family to make an advantageous marriage. Woe, then, to the independent-spirited Elizabeth, one of five unmarried sisters, determined to wed for love. Will her recalcitrance threaten her family's future and drive away the man she's fated to love?"--Conteneur
Simon Schama's Power of art by Simon Schama ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focusing on eight iconic works of art, this series reveals the history of visual imagination through the ages. A combination of reconstruction, photography and storytelling transport the viewer back to the intense moments when great works were conceived and born: the murderous, messianic world of Baroque Rome; opulent, parvenu Amsterdam; paranoid, revolutionary Paris; Victorian England suffocating beneath riches and righteousness; the madhouses and brothels of Provence; the carnage of civil war Spain; 1950s New York, caught between Cold War jitters and Manhattan glitter. In each place, a great artist is backed into a corner, facing a crisis, given a chance to confound his rivals, enemies and critics one more time
Hamlet by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This production of Shakespeare's masterpiece from Britain's renowned Royal Shakespeare Company was filmed on location rather than in the theatre. No recent stage production in Britain has attracted the excitemnet and nearly unanimous critical praise as this Hamlet. Dynamic, exciting, and contemporary, it breathes new life into Shakespeare's greatest play
Monster by Dorling Kindersley Vision ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Why do some animals give us the creeps? Takes a journey through fact and fantasy, coming face to face with deadly spiders, scorpions and ferocious crocodiles. Meet terrifying monsters from myth and legend and discover which real creatures may have inspired the creation of these mythical beasts. Followed by a short programme which looks behind the scenes at the making of Monster. Suggested audience: primary, intermediate, secondary, general
How art made the world by Nigel Jonathan Spivey ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reveals how the first big artistic discoveries were made and how they have cascaded down the centuries to define the look of the present day. Encompassing everything from cave paints to ceramics and pyramids to palaces, this film explores the global trend for unrealistic depictions of the human body; the secret powers of the feature film; how politicians manage to manipulate people so easily; visions of the afterlife; and why we use imagery at all
Sherlock ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The question on everyone's lips is finally answered as the hugely popular Sherlock returns in three brand new action-packed adventures. With the demise of Moriarty, Sherlock finds himself locked in another mind battle with the powerful Charles Augustus Magnussen, who is holding the secrets of the world at his fingertips. Once again the game is on for Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson!
Human machine ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 1,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at one of the world's most complex machines, capable of laughing, crying, and even reproducing itself
Desert ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the geographical history of deserts, their animal life and their importance for human culture
 
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Languages
English (130)
French (3)
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