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Author: Jack StokesPeter NewingtonRay Andrew HubbardLarry Klein, (Producer)Mark OlshakerAll authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, [2006]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Castle combines colorful animation with live-action documentary sequences to tell the story of a 13th-century Welsh castle. Author David Macaulay, who wrote and illustrated the best-selling book of the same title, leads viewers on a castle tour, explaining its cultural and sociological significance and its architectural design. Detailed animation dramatizes the building of the castle and portrays the lifestyle of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: DVD (Digital video discs)
Documentary television programs
Educational television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Stokes; Peter Newington; Ray Andrew Hubbard; Larry Klein, (Producer); Mark Olshaker; John Coates; Colin Leighton; David Macaulay; Sarah Bullen; Ronald Baddiley; Brian Blessed; Ellis Jones; Freddie Jones; Roy Purcell; Marie Sutherland; Ian Llande; Mark Gibbs; Fred Tammes; Ben Knoll; Peter Turner; Roy W Watford; Vic Vine; Mick Manning; John Cramer; Unicorn Projects, Inc.,; WTVS-TV (Television station : Detroit, Mich.),; Animation Partnership (Firm),; TV Cartoons Ltd.,; Carl Gover Associates.; PBS Home Video,; National Endowment for the Humanities,; Arthur Vining Davis Foundations,; Jacob and Charlotte Lehrman Foundation,; Corporation for Public Broadcasting,
ISBN: 9780793691135 0793691133
OCLC Number: 64704615
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the book by David Macaulay (Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1977).
Originally produced in 1983.
Credits: Animation by the Animation Partnership in association with TV Cartoons, Ltd. ; art director, John Cramer ; editor, Mick Manning ; camera, Peter Turner, Roy W. Watford ; music composed by Ian Llande, Mark Gibbs ; live action sequences by Carl Gover Associates ; [live action] cinematographers, Fred Tammes, Ben Knoll ; editor, Vic Vine.
Performer(s): David Macaulay and Sarah Bullen ; voices, Ronald Baddiley, Brian Blessed, Ellis Jones, Freddie Jones, Roy Purcell, Marie Sutherland.
Awards: Red Ribbon Winner, American Film Video Festival ; Cine Golden Eagle Award.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, full screen; stereo.
Contents: Scene selections: Introduction: survival, an all-consuming effort --
Building the strongest castle --
Castle innovations --
Construction continues --
Castle and town life --
The castle area matures and prospers --
Defending against a siege --
The Welsh attack --
The castle becomes obsolete --
Credits.
Responsibility: a Unicorn Project ; executive producer, Ray Hubbard ; producers, Larry Klein, Mark Olshaker ; written by Mark Olshaker ; director, Jack Stokes ; producer, John Coates ; producer, Colin Leighton ; director, Peter Newington ; produced in cooperation with WTVS Detroit.

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Castle combines colorful animation with live-action documentary sequences to tell the story of a 13th-century Welsh castle. Author David Macaulay, who wrote and illustrated the best-selling book of the same title, leads viewers on a castle tour, explaining its cultural and sociological significance and its architectural design. Detailed animation dramatizes the building of the castle and portrays the lifestyle of the early inhabitants.

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