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Middlemarch Films

Overview
Works: 83 works in 218 publications in 1 language and 10,014 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Biography  Nonfiction television programs  Historical television programs  Documentary films  Biographical television programs  Juvenile works  Nonfiction films  Children's films 
Roles: prn
Classifications: E302.6.F8, 973.3092
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Publications about Middlemarch Films
Publications by Middlemarch Films
Most widely held works by Middlemarch Films
Liberty! the American Revolution by Thomas Fleming( visu )
40 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 1,835 libraries worldwide
Liberty! is a exuberant documentary about the American Revolution and our fight for freedom. It chronicles the events leading up to the declaration of war and the lasting effects these events had on shaping our country today
Benjamin Franklin by Jean Antoine Houdon( visu )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,291 libraries worldwide
Traces Franklin's epic life from humble beginnings to fame as a scientist, founding father, and America's first diplomat to France
The Crash of 1929 ( visu )
13 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 1,140 libraries worldwide
On October 29, 1929 - Black Monday - large and small investors alike lost corporate and personal fortunes when the stock market crashed. This program examines the reasons behind the crash and whether the crash was predictable
Liberty! : the American Revolution ( visu )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 486 libraries worldwide
A documentary of the American Revolution. Chronicles events leading up to the war, the revolution, and the writing of the Constitution. Features dramatic readings from letters and diaries of the period, comments by historians, and live-action recreations
Saving the national treasures ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 444 libraries worldwide
The Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights are literally fading away. The Archives' curators have detected signs of decay. A five-year project is underway to design new encasements and a new rotunda for the charters
The 1930s ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
The Hoover Dam reflected the engineering genius and design philosophy of the time. the was called "the greatest engineering work of its character ever attempted by the hand of man." Working conditions were dangerous and the pay was low, but in the midst of the great depression the workers were grateful to have a job
Dogs. the early years ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
The first program explores the world of dogs that go the extra step beyond man's best friend-- service dogs, search and rescue dogs, therapy dogs, celebrity dogs, sheepdogs and war dogs. The second program looks at puppies. Trainers, breeders, owners, vets, biologists and dog lovers of every kind talk about puppies - their talents and temperaments, needs and loves
Liberty! : the American Revolution ( visu )
4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
A documentary of the American Revolution. Chronicles events leading up to the war, the revolution, and the writing of the Constitution. Features dramatic readings from letters and diaries of the period, comments by historians, and live-action recreations
Annie Leibovitz : life through a lens by Rebecca Frayn( visu )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
An in-depth interview and survey of photographer Annie Leibovitz's work to the 1990s, made on the occasion of her major exhibition at the International Center of Photography, New York. Suggested audience: secondary, general
The Empire of Reason ( visu )
11 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
Docudrama recreating the ratification debates on the U.S. Constitution as if they were being covered by today's television news. Highlights the New York convention in July, 1788
The photography transformed 1960-1999 ( visu )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
America changed profoundly in the 1960s and cameras were there to capture it all. From the civil rights movement, anti-war movement, Vietnam, and the space program, photographers had unprecedented access to it all, and the media was willing to bring all the chaos of the era to the masses. With the advances in technology, photography became an increasingly powerful tool in criminology. Breakthrough digital technology promises both benefits and drawbacks for photography at the end of the 20th century. Though we live in a high-tech world, the enduring power of the photograph remains
The times that try men's souls ; Oh fatal ambition! ( visu )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Episode 3. Days after the Declaration of Independence was signed an immense British force dropped anchor in New York harbor, pitting the largest professional army in the world against George Washington's army of untrained volunteers. Washington wanted to conduct the war in proper 18th cent. style, but after an early string of defeats he realized he had to avoid fighting at all costs and keep his army on the run. On Dec. 26, 1776, Washington led his army across the Delaware River, surprising a garrison of Hessian soldiers at Trenton
The world turned upside down ; Are we to be a nation? ( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
Episode 5. How do Americans, fighting in the name of liberty, justify the institution of slavery? The British hoped to exploit the contradictions posed by slavery and enlist the support of loyalists in the South, but they failed. The convergence of Washington's army and the French fleet at Yorktown trapped a weary British army led by Lord Cornwallis. Two years later, the Treaty of Paris was signed, ending eight years of fighting
The reluctant revolutionaries ; Blows must decide ( visu )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Episode 1. In 1763 American colonists were happily British, and proud to be subjects of King George. With the end of the French and Indian war, America became a land of opportunity, and the future founding fathers were poised to take advantage of it. Then the British imposed a seemingly routine tax--the Stamp Act. It created a firestorm throughout the colonies as Americans saw their liberties and power threatened. Benjamin Franklin found himself in the center of controversy as relations between England and America unravelled--Container
Liberty ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
The 'united' states remain in dire need of funds and military support. Congress dispatches Benjamin Franklin to France in hopes of creating an alliance which will provide both. Meanwhile, a British army marches down the Hudson River trying to cut off New England from the other colonies. The British are crushed by Americans at Saratoga. The French enter the conflict on the American side
Liberty ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
A total break from Great Britain remains hard for Americans to imagine, even after shots are fired at Lexington and Concord. Words push matters "Over the Edge" in 1776. Common Sense argues that it is the natural right of men to govern themselves. The Declaration of Independence declares this same idea a "self-evident" truth. For Americans, there is no looking back. There will be war with England
Liberty ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Peace comes to the United States, but governing the world's newest republic is no simple task. Congress is ineffectual and individual states act like sovereign nations. By the time the Constitutional Convention convenes in 1787, many wonder if the country can survive. The long ratification process helps define what sort of nation the United States is to be - a process that continues to this day
 
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