Nebraskans for Public Television, Inc
Most widely held works about Nebraskans for Public Television, Inc
Most widely held works by Nebraskans for Public Television, Inc
Pudd'nhead Wilson ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 450 libraries worldwide
Mark Twain uses his insight and wit to explore the issues of slavery, mother/son relationships, justice, and the many shapes of human folly. A mulatto slave switches her disconcertingly white baby with her master's son to protect it in a time of strong racial prejudice.
Around the world in 72 days ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 297 libraries worldwide
The story of Nelly Bly, a remarkably ambitious woman who, in an era of Victorian reserve, became a household name by doing things a woman wasn't supposed to do. But none of Bly's adventures prepared for her most demanding stunt of all--an around the world trip in record time.
Life on the Mississippi ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 261 libraries worldwide
Dramatizes Mark Twain's own experiences as an apprentice riverboat pilot on the Mississippi River before the Civil War.
Around the world in 72 days the audacious adventures of Nelly Bly ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
On January 25, 1890, the world waited for a young reporter named Nellie Bly to arrive back home. For 72 days, newspaper readers followed her progress in one of the most highly publicized journeys of all times.
William Shakespeare a poet for all time ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1976 and 1998 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Filmed on location in Stratford-on-Avon and other sites, Shakespearean actors recite some of the Bard's best known works.
The Innocents abroad ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
Dramatizes Mark Twain's journal of his 1867 trip to Europe and the Holy Land. He and his companions, together find humor in the foolishness of other American travelers.
So that's where it's from ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Introduction to poetry which explores familiar quotes and identifies movie, song, and book titles taken from poetry.
The Poetry Hall of Fame ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
Simply an incredible collection of great writers, and a wonderful journey through great poems. Within these words one may find all the love, joy, hope, fear, enchantment and humor that is the human spirit.
Walt Whitman & the Civil War ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
A presentation of Walt Whitman's poetry about the Civil War speaks not only of the tragedy of the conflict, but also of a young nation and its people.
The Glorious romantics a poetic return to the Regency ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
Looks at the personalities and poetry of Byron, Shelley and Keats as seen through the eyes of their contemporary Leigh Hunt.
The Private history of a campaign that failed ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Dramatizes Mark Twain's tale based on his two weeks as a Missouri militiaman in the Civil War and his later antiwar statement entitled The war prayer.
The Glorious romantics ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
The poetic works of Byron, Keats, and Shelley come to life as Jean Marsh, Neil Hunt, Stephen Lang and Nicholas Woodson explore their Words of Romance.
New England in autumn the poetry of Robert Frost ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
A selection of Frost's poems chose to suit a perfect New England autumn day. Filmed in the beautiful farm country of Massachusetts.
The poetry hall of fame collection ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
"133 of the world's most famous poems cleverly performed and artistically interpreted by the First Poetry Quartet and celebrity guests ... Dramatic performances by Claire Bloom, LeVar Burton, Robert Culp, Ruby Dee, Henry Fonda, Will Geer, Fred Gwynne, Valerie Harper, Jack Lemmon, Vincent Price, William Shatner, Irene Worth and other celebrities"--Container.
An evening with Emily Dickinson [1.] The world of Emily Dickinson ; [2.] A certain slant of light ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Edna St. Vincent Millay a journey through life ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
A reading of selected poetry by Edna St. Vincent Millay.
Mark Twain's Life on the Mississippi ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
An account of a young man's apprenticeship as a river pilot on the Mississippi River in the 1850s.
The men who marched away ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
"[A] tribute to the soldiers who wrote from the trenches, leaving a legacy of poetry that tells of the agony and suffering that all war imposes"--Container.
White man's way ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Depicts every-day life of Plains Indians children at U.S. government Indian schools. Begun in the 1880's, school philosophy was to educate these children to the white man's ways - a method which attempted to create their cultural annihilation. Shows children's separation from their homes and traditions and their sense of alienation even from their own culture.
An evening with Emily Dickinson ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
The world of Emily Dickinson : staring Claire Bloom, Jill Tanner, Cynthia Herman, George Backman. Originally produced in 1976 for the television series: Anyone for Tennyson? A dramatic presentation of her "letters to the world." Copyright 1997 Nebraskans for Public Television, Inc. and The Great Amwell Company, Inc.
African Americans American Civil War (1861-1865) American literature American poetry Americans--Foreign countries Biographical films Biography Bly, Nellie,--1864-1922 Byron, George Gordon Byron,--Baron,--1788-1824 Collections Criticism, interpretation, etc. Dickinson, Emily,--1830-1886 Drama England English poetry Feature films Fiction Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Flights around the world Historical films History Homes Infants switched at birth Keats, John,--1795-1821 Made-for-TV movies Massachusetts--Amherst Mississippi River Motion pictures Murder New York (State)--New York Poetry Poetry Poets, American River boats River life Romanticism Shakespeare, William,--1564-1616 Shelley, Percy Bysshe,--1792-1822 Slavery Television adaptations Television plays Travel Twain, Mark,--1835-1910 United States Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Voyages around the world Women journalists