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Author: David Macaulay; Films Media Group.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], ©1986.
Series: David Macaulay Series.; Films on demand.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This program 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Educational films
Internet videos
Video recording
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Macaulay; Films Media Group.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
OCLC Number: 767627852
Notes: Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Based on the book by David Macaulay.
Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on August 21, 2011.
Title from distributor's description.
Target Audience: 9 & up.
Description: 1 online resource (1 streaming video file (60 min.)) : sound, color, digital file.
Contents: Sponsors and Introduction: David Macaulay: Castle (2:57) --
Overview of the Middle Ages (3:17) --
Early Stages of Castle Building (7:42) --
Castle-Building under King Edward I (3:06) --
Building Progress on the Castle (5:56) --
Castle Interior (3:03) --
Peasants and Middle Class (3:00) --
Castle Town (7:57) --
Castle Protection (4:54) --
Castle Siege (6:55) --
Integration of Welsh and English (1:56) --
Castles: End of an Era (3:19) --
Credits and Sponsors: David Macaulay: Castle (2:14).
Series Title: David Macaulay Series.; Films on demand.
Responsibility: Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.).

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This program 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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