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Most widely held works by BWE Video (Firm)
The tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 303 libraries worldwide
Dramatization of William Shakespeare's play in which the evil Iago plants seeds of doubt in Othello's mind about Desdemona's fidelity.
Let the women vote ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 292 libraries worldwide
Looks at the social and political contexts surrounding women's suffrage. From the homesteading tradition, in which western women engaged in hard labor with men, to the drafting of new constitutions for Western territories and the effect of the Civil War, the program reveals the many changes in America which brought about the women's movement in the West.
The frontier photographers the eyes of a curious nation : a documentary ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 267 libraries worldwide
Travel back in time more than a century and break trail into uncharted landscapes to meet three of the men who captured images of a land considered a mystery. Join William Henry Jackson, Jack Hillers, and Timothy O'Sullivan as they explore Yellowstone and climb the towering peaks of the Teton and Rocky Mountains.
Lyddie ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 258 libraries worldwide
Set in Canada in 1860, Lyddie is the triumphant tale of a young woman struggling to save her family and the farm she loves after they are forced to separate due to excessive debt and strife. Determined and frightened, Lyddie, now alone, sets off on a heroic journey to find work. After much struggle, she finds a job in a cotton mill where she encounters a whole new set of challenges, not just as a young person on her own but, as a woman. Her experience takes her on another journey, one of self discovery.
Sweet 15 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
Nothing is more important to Mexican-American Marta Delacruz than her quinceanera--the traditional 15th-birthday celebration that symbolically ushers a young Mexican girl into adulthood. She is understandably angry and resentful when her father cancels the gala event. Her outlook is completely changed, however, when she accidentally uncovers her father's secret--he has never become a U.S. citizen.
And the children shall lead ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 249 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.
Beatrix Potter a private world ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1973 and 1998 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Deals with the personal life of author and painter Beatrix Potter, as revealed in her recently decoded journal. Examines her fascination with animals and plants, and the illustrations and characters she created of them. Includes reminiscences of people who knew the writer.
The haunting of Barney Palmer ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
In this suspenseful tale of the supernatural, 9-year-old Barney Palmer is plagued by bizarre, ghostly visitations and fears that he has inherited a mysterious family curse.
Puppies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
Gives facts about each breed, from Chihuahuas to Great Danes, that you need to now before you buy a puppy.
Edward the Seventh ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
He was the the eldest son of Queen Victoria who ruled Great Britain for more than half a century. When he ascended the throne after her death in 1901, he reigned for only nine years. Yet he was still as strong a symbol of the times as his mother had been.
Churchill the finest hours ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
Sir Winston Churchill's own story as told in his memoirs of the Second World War.
A great day in Harlem ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
(A great day in Harlem) A documentary about a photograph taken in 1958 by Art Kane of the jazz greats of the period. Includes home movie footage of that day of the musicians arriving and greeting each other the morning of the shoot. Also includes conversations with musicians and archival performance footage (62 min.). (The spitball story) A short film about Dizzy Gillespie's antics as a performer in Cab Calloway's band. Includes interviews with Milt Hinton, Dizzy Gillespie, and Jonah Jones, as well as archival performance footage (21 min.).
Olympic experience ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
Highlights 20 years of Olympic history, including performances by Bob Hayes, Carl Lewis, Bruce Jenner, Peggy Fleming, Ann Packer, and more.
Kokoro, the heart within ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
Volume 1 is an overview of the traditions and cultural aspects of Japan, exploring Japanese values and motivations. It also presents the facts of the 1945 atomic bombing of Hiroshima factually and graphically, with intercuts of contemporary reminders of the effects of the bombing.
Bridge to Terabithia ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Jess Aarons, a shy fifth-grader, and Leslie Burke, a new girl in town, create a fantasy world called Teribithia. They share their innermost secrets and dreams, and their friendship changes Jesse forever, enabling him to deal with Leslie's unexpected death.
Vietnam, the ten thousand day war ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Presents the real story behind the longest, most controversial war in modern history. Using film clips shot by both sides and seen through the eyes of policymakers and combat veterans, the programs reexamine without blame or judgment the rise and fall of America's twenty-year commitment to the war in Vietnam.
Dickens of London ( Visual )
7 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Experience the life and times of Charles Dickens, from his early penniless days in Chatham and London during the 1820's to the unprecedented success he enjoyed before his death in 1870. The series brings to light the life of this social reformer, actor and author.
Fish tails ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
Aimed at the new or experienced aquarium enthusiast, this program provides practical, effective and easy to follow information on setting up a fresh water aquarium. Includes guidance in aquarium selection and start-up equipment, aquarium setup and decor, fish selection and the maintenance of healthy fish.
The Brontës of Haworth ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
The lives and literary achievements of the Brontë family are tied to the life, landscape, and social conditions of the small wool town of Haworth in Yorkshire during the mid 19th-century.
Big ideas ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Young mastermind inventor Jimmy Vella had to become the man of the house at an early age, supplementing his mother's small income with a compost business. When meddling neighbors interfere, he's forced to give it up, and with his new-found free time he invents an automatic chicken feeder and uncovers a mystery that threatens his seaside community.
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