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Channel Four (Great Britain)

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Works: 6,576 works in 10,663 publications in 4 languages and 196,222 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Television adaptations  Biography  Film adaptations  Trials, litigation, etc  Juvenile works  Interviews  Biographical television programs  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: prn, Producer, Production personnel, Originator, Distributor, brd
Classifications: QC794.6.S85, 791.4572
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The elegant universe by B Greene( visu )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,804 libraries worldwide
Physicist Brian Greene discusses the historical quest for a grand unified theory in physics which will reconcile quantum physics and general relativity, and considers the possibility that superstring theory may bring an end to that search
Buena Vista Social Club by Wim Wenders( visu )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 1,719 libraries worldwide
In 1996, Ry Cooder went to Cuba, rediscovering talents of Cuba's foremost folk musicians, and then making a recording selling millions and earning a Grammy Award. Cooder now returns to Cuba with film maker Wim Wenders to reveal the stories, personalities, and music of the performers who collaborated on that recording. Includes live performances in Amsterdam and at Carnegie Hall
Gulliver's travels by Jonathan Swift( visu )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 1,638 libraries worldwide
The tale of an 18th-century physician who takes eight years to travel through a variety of fantastical lands, only to have everyone but his wife take him for a madman when he returns home
Young @ Heart by Stephen Walker( visu )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,448 libraries worldwide
Depuis 1982, la chorale Young@Heart, de Northampton, Massachusetts, revisite le répertoire rock, punk et r&b. Or, la moyenne d'âge de ses membres est de 80 ans. Le documentariste britannique Stephen Walker a épié ces 24 retraités et leur directeur pendant les sept semaines de répétitions de leur nouveau spectacle, composé de chansons des Clash, de James Brown et de Sonic Youth. Chemin faisant, il s'est introduit dans leur quotidien, les suivant même jusqu'à l'hôpital, d'où certains ne sont pas revenus
Einstein's big idea ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,277 libraries worldwide
Dramatizes how Einstein arrived at his 1905 discovery that the realms of matter and energy are linked. Reveals the roots of this breakthrough in the human stories of scientists Michael Farady, Antoine Lavoisier and Lise Maitner, whose innovative thinking across four centures helped lead to E=mc², and ultimately unleashed the power of the atom
Elizabeth I by Tom Hooper( visu )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,250 libraries worldwide
"[E]xplores the intersection of the private and public life of Elizabeth I in the latter half of her reign, offering a personal look at her allies, her enemies, and her suitors as she struggles to survive in a male-dominated world."--Container
Frontier house ( visu )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,243 libraries worldwide
Three modern families were chosen to learn to survive as if the year is 1883. Using the tools and technology of that time they must make difficult choices and cope with the consequences in the Montana wilderness
The Mahabharata by Peter Brook( visu )
34 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,237 libraries worldwide
The world of The Mahabharata is of profound storytelling power and spiritual import; within it a civilization rises, falls and is reborn
Shackleton by Charles Sturridge( visu )
26 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 1,191 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
The thin blue line by Errol Morris( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 1,182 libraries worldwide
In 1976, Randall Adams was wrongly sentenced to death for the murder of a Dallas policeman. Errol Morris' documentary exposed the truth of the case and is credited with overturning Adams' conviction
The snowman by Raymond Briggs( visu )
9 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 1,155 libraries worldwide
Weaves a spell of magical winter enchantment as a young boy's snowman comes to life and escorts him on a visit to the North Pole
China a century of revolution by Sue Williams( visu )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 1,126 libraries worldwide
"An astonishingly candid view of a once-secret nation with rare archival footage, insightful historical commentary and stunning eyewitness accounts from citizens who struggled through China's most decisive century"--Container
Galileo's battle for the heavens ( visu )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 1,123 libraries worldwide
Dramatization of Galileo Galilei's life, including his scientific achievements and his defense of his controversial theory that the earth revolves around the sun. Also includes how letters from his illegitimate daughter, Maria Celeste, a cloistered nun, have shed new light on Galileo's discoveries and his trial for heresy
The celluloid closet by Robert P Epstein( visu )
17 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 1,092 libraries worldwide
Assembles footage from over 120 films showing the changing face of cinema homosexuality from cruel stereotypes to covert love to the activist cinema of the 1990s. Many actors, writers and commentators provide anecdotes regarding the history of the role of gay men and lesbians on the silver screen
King Lear by William Shakespeare( visu )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,065 libraries worldwide
Proposing to divide his vast kingdom amongst his three daughters, Goneril, Regan and Cornelia, Lear devises a test for his offspring to convince him of their suitability and compassion for rule. Goneril and Regan's true colors emerge, they uncover a vast conspiracy of greed and cruelty within the once loyal dynasty
Origins fourteen billion years of cosmic evolution by Neil deGrasse Tyson( visu )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,049 libraries worldwide
Who would have predicted that a hot spot left over from the Big Bang would eventually lead to our galaxy, the solar system, the Earth, - and to us? Origins explores how the universe and our planet began amid chaos and eventually gave birth to the first stirrings of life. Join cutting-dege scientists on a voyage deep into the Earth to find analogs to the earliest life on our planet, and travel a million miles from Earth with a space probe designed to capture the earliest observable "snapshot" of the Big Bang. Then watch as astronomers test an ingenious new way to detect distant planets that may harbor life, and discover that every atom in our bodies, and practically every bit of matter in the Earth, was made in the heart of stars. Hosted by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson (shown), Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History, Origins presents startling new findings that attempt to explain just how Earth, life, and the universe all began. - Container
Ebola the plague fighters ( visu )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,027 libraries worldwide
When a dreaded outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus swept through a remote region of Zaire in May 1995, Nova was the only film crew permitted to cover the outbreak. The Ebola plague kills a very high percentage of its victims (77% in Kikwit), often by dissolving their internal organs and connective tissue. Learn how disease specialists traced the origins of the outbreak
Sound and fury by Josh Aronson( visu )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,015 libraries worldwide
Examines the issues that arise in an extended family consisting of several deaf members when the opportunity arises for two of the children to receive a surgical implant that would enable them to hear. Explores the little-known world of deaf culture
Beckett on film by Samuel Beckett( visu )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 988 libraries worldwide
"The comprehensive cinematic interpretation of Beckett's plays."--Container
The 1900 house ( visu )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 978 libraries worldwide
Just how good were the good old days? Travel back in time with the Bowler family, smitten by the idea of experiencing the Victorian lifestyle right down to corsets, chamber pots and cutthroat razors, as they turn back the calendar to spring of 1900. Their eye-opening experiences of the grueling demands of a bygone era help them to understand another era with an exceptional clarity and a unique perspective
 
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Alternative Names
Channel 4 (Grande-Bretagne)
Channel 4 (Great Britain)
Channel 4 Television Company
Channel 4 TV (Great Britain)
Channel Four Television Company
Channel Four Television Corporation
Channel Four Television (Great Britain)
Channel Four Television (London, England)
英國第四頻道公司
Languages
English (229)
Spanish (1)
Chinese (1)
French (1)
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