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Arts and Entertainment Network

Works: 11,413 works in 17,341 publications in 3 languages and 499,787 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Naval history  Fiction  Television plays  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television programs  Television adaptations 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Publisher, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Year by year 1938 ( Visual )
30 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 4,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1939 brought momentous events that changed the course of history. Year by Year looks at the beginnings of World War II and Franklin Delano Roosevelt's pledge of neutrality
Jane Austen's Pride and prejudice ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 2,907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elizabeth Bennet is a strong-willed yet sensible young woman, the second of five sisters. She has a long-suffering but loving clerical father, and a scatterbrained mother anxious to marry them off as soon as possible--to wealthy young gentlemen. At a local ball, she encounters one such, Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy, whom she finds arrogant, cold, and rude. Her older sister Jane falls in love with Darcy's best friend Mr. Bingley, while youngest sister Lydia flirts with anyone in a military uniform. Lizzie finds herself fighting off the attentions of the unctuous Mr. Collins and quite taken by the charming Mr. Wickham - who also happens to be an enemy of Mr. Darcy. However, as the characters succumb in many ways to pride and prejudice, Lizzie learns that not all is quite as it seems ... and that Mr. Darcy might not be so disagreeable after all
The great Gatsby by Robert Redford ( Visual )
13 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 2,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Great Gatsby follows viable writer Nick Carraway as he leaves the Midwest and comes to New York City in the spring of 1922. Chasing his own American dream, Nick lands next door to Jay Gatsby, and across the bay from his cousin, Daisy, and her husband, Tom Buchanan. Nick is drawn into the captivating world of the rich and their loves and deceits. As he bears witness, he pens a tale of impossible love, incorruptible dreams, and tragedy, and holds a mirror to our own modern times and struggles
Barack Obama ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follow Obama through his teenage struggles for self-identity, his student days at Columbia University and Harvard Law School, and his political career in Chicago. Go behind the scenes of Obama's extraordinarily successful presidential campaign and his journey towards the 2008 Democratic Convention
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 1,707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 18th century Bath, a girl bursting with freshness and passion for macabre Gothic novels experiences intrigue, adventure, and romance, especially when the romantic Henry Tilney invites her to his ancestral home
The great Gatsby ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On Long Island in the early 1920s the mysterious Jay Gatsby tries to rekindle his romance with Daisy, a young woman who has married another man, the wealthy and cruel Tom Buchanan
The Civil War ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Through diaries, photographs and re-enactments, these four episodes take the viewer into the personal lives of these Civil War generals
America the story of us ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A riveting adventure of how America was invented. 'America the story of us' focuses on the people, ideas and events that built our nation, covering 400 years of American history in the most extensive and in-depth television series ever produced by History. Sharing their thoughts on the building of America, and what it means to be an American, are a world-class group of individuals including Tom Brokaw, Michael Douglas, Meryl Streep, Buzz Aldrin, Colin Powell, Donald Trump, John Legend, Melissa Etheridge, Brian Williams and more"--Container
Horatio Hornblower the new adventures by C. S Forester ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 1,501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Loyalty: Peacetime (1807) Hornblower forced to make a living at the gaming tables and caught up in a budding romance with his landlady's daughter, Maria. Hornblower goes on a reconnaissance mission that uncovers French perfidy, leading to renewed war. Complications arise when he is betrayed and temporarily imprisoned. Hornblower and Maria get married. Duty: Admiral Pellew's sends Hornblower off in search of his old mate Bracegirdle, whose sloop Grasshopper has gone missing under mysterious circumstances
Desperate crossing the untold story of the Mayflower ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From their self-imposed exile in Holland to their perilous crossing of the Atlantic, to their first year in the new world, Desperate Crossing is the definitive story of how the Pilgrims came to live and prosper in an unfamiliar land
The French Revolution ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"'The French Revolution' is a ... documentary that encapsulates this heady (and often headless) period in Western civilization. With dramatic reenactments, paintings from the era, and revealing accounts from journals and expert historians, 'The French Revolution' vividly unfurls in a maelstrom of violence. King Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette, Maximilien Robespierre, and Napoleon Bonaparte lead a cast of thousands ..."--Container
Jane Eyre by Orson Welles ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 1,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jane Eyre, a mistreated orphan, learns to survive by relying on her independence and intelligence
Midsomer Murders Death's shadow by Midsomer murders [Television program] ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 1,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First the portrait of a wealthy village forefather is found slashed to shreds in the local museum. Then a string of unearthly happenings in the museum and its graveyard terrify the community. Barnaby and Troy are called upon to separate fact from fiction
A history of Britain the complete collection by Simon Schama ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a detailed history of Britain ranging from prehistoric times through the twentieth century, focusing on the people and events that shaped the nation
Crusades ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Crusades began as a holy mission to liberate Jerusalem and became the largest mass migration in European history. When they ended 200 years later, the Crusades had created a mythology of knights and chivalry, and left a legacy of distrust between East and West that continues to shape our world today
Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tess Durbeyfield is a luminous beauty who is violated by one man and forsaken by another, but she refuses to remain a victim. Her struggle to endure despite the abandonment of her true love, and despite her desperate attempt to attain happiness, propels Tess toward a tragic end
Emma by Diarmuid Lawrence ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 1,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Emma is the story of a rich, clever and beautiful young woman who can't resist orchestrating other people's love lives. As her romantic plans go ridiculously wrong, however, it's Emma herself who risks missing out on her perfect match!"--Container
Life after people ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What will the world be like when mankind is extinct? The pyramids may stand forever, but the cities will disappear. Our greatest masterpieces will fade and crumble. As global warming and the depletion of natural resources become ever more pressing issues it is critical to consider how we can reduce our impact on the planet. Journey to locations around the globe already going through the processes of a lack of human intervention. See the changes wrought in just decades in ghostly settlements like Chernobyl, which was abandoned since only 1986, and island towns off the coast of Maine. How long would it take before the last remnants of mankind completely disappeared?
Shackleton by Charles Sturridge ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
True story of Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic adventures. Bound for Antarctica in 1914, Shackleton's ship, the Endurance, was trapped in the pack ice of the Weddell Sea. Ten months later, the ship sank, stranding Shackleton and his crew of 27. Based on the diaries and first person accounts of expedition members, the film tells of their ordeal and their 800-mile journey in an open boat across the world's worst seas that made their rescue possible
Bleak House by Charles Dickens ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"At the court of Chancery, the Jarndyce and Jarndyce case grinds on for years with no end in sight. Entangled in the lawsuit are a growing number of innocent victims: Ada Clare and Richard Carstone, whose inheritance is gradually being devoured by legal costs; Esther Summerson, a child with mysterious parentage; and even Jo, the destitute little crossing-sweeper. As the case staggers onward, yet more people become embroiled in the furious legal battle, including the proud Lady Dedlock, who finds herself persecuted by the menacing lawyer Tulkinghorn, then hunted by the determined Inspector Bucket, one of the first detectives to appear in English literature. A savage, but often comic, indictment of a society that is rotten to the core ..."--Container
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