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BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc

Overview
Works: 1,567 works in 2,442 publications in 2 languages and 127,197 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  History  Folklore  Biography  Television adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Parodies, imitations, etc  Fiction 
Roles: Licensee, Licensor, Producer, Distributor
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4372
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Publications about BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc
Publications by BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc
Most widely held works about BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc
 
Most widely held works by BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc
Eyewitness weather ( visu )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 1,779 libraries worldwide
See how different types of weather form and the effect that climate has on our world
Arctic & Antarctic ( visu )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and French and held by 1,694 libraries worldwide
A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the general ecology and animal life of the two polar regions and to their place in human history
Mammal ( visu )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,661 libraries worldwide
Reveals the most amazing facts and folklore about our favorite furry animals. Towering or tiny, ferocious or friendly, mammals trot, hop, swim, and soar. Meet the creatures that make up this huge and varied family
Eyewitness ocean ( visu )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 1,612 libraries worldwide
Discover the ancient myths that surround our oceans and the modern science behind them
Pond & river ( visu )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,572 libraries worldwide
Takes you on a twisting journey down the great rivers of the world, pausing to visit the thriving realm of freshwater ponds. Travel upstream to find civilization's source - then down again to see the key to our very survival
Eyewitness rock & mineral ( visu )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 1,533 libraries worldwide
A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the earth's geological history and the use of stones and minerals by human beings for buildings, tools and ornaments throughout their cultural development
Prehistoric life by Dorling Kindersley Vision( visu )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 1,501 libraries worldwide
A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the history of the creation of the earth, the origin of life, and the evolution of the many species including early man
Natural disasters by Dorling Kindersley Vision( visu )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 1,482 libraries worldwide
Explores the forces that shape our planet and affect our lives, from hurricanes to volcanoes. Rare footage reveals the Earth at its most violent
Butterfly & moth ( visu )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,408 libraries worldwide
Take a flight of fancy with nature's most beguiling creatures. See their miraculous transformation from lowly caterpillar to airborne adult, and learn why these delicate insects have long inspired and entranced us
Plant ( visu )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 1,377 libraries worldwide
A colorful tour of the world's most dazzling flora-- from the most magical to the most bizarre. Watch buds burst, flowers bloom, and discover the myriad ways plants struggle to survive
Planets by Dorling Kindersley Vision( visu )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,347 libraries worldwide
Takes the viewer on a journey through our solar system, describing the sun, moon, each of the planets and the asteroid belt. Covers scientific facts, historical thought and mythological associations of each. Suggested audience: primary, intermediate, secondary, general
Sherlock ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,318 libraries worldwide
A contemporary take on the classic Arthur Conan Doyle stories, Sherlock is a thrilling, funny, fast-paced adventure series set in present-day London. The iconic details from Conan Doyle's original books remain: they live at the same address, have the same names, and, somewhere out there, Moriarty is waiting for them. And so across three thrilling, scary, action-packed, and highly modern adventures, Sherlock and Watson navigate a maze of cryptic clues and lethal killers to get at the truth
Jane Austen's Pride and prejudice ( visu )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 1,261 libraries worldwide
"Pride and prejudice is the story of lively and rebellious Elizabeth Bennet, one of five unmarried daughters living in the countryside of 19th century England. In a world where obtaining an advantageous marriage is a woman's sole occupation, Elizabeth's independent manner threatens her family's future. Will her romantic sparring with the mysterious and arrogant Darcy end in misfortune-- or will love's true nature prevail?"--Container
Simon Schama's Power of art by Simon Schama( visu )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,187 libraries worldwide
Focusing on eight iconic works of art, this series reveals the history of visual imagination through the ages. A combination of reconstruction, photography and storytelling transport the viewer back to the intense moments when great works were conceived and born: the murderous, messianic world of Baroque Rome; opulent, parvenu Amsterdam; paranoid, revolutionary Paris; Victorian England suffocating beneath riches and righteousness; the madhouses and brothels of Provence; the carnage of civil war Spain; 1950s New York, caught between Cold War jitters and Manhattan glitter. In each place, a great artist is backed into a corner, facing a crisis, given a chance to confound his rivals, enemies and critics one more time
Monster by Dorling Kindersley Vision( visu )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,159 libraries worldwide
A journey through fact and fantasy, putting viewers face to face with deadly spiders, scorpions, and ferocious crocodiles. Meet terrifying monsters and discover the real creatures who may have inspired these mythical beasts
Human machine ( visu )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 1,115 libraries worldwide
A look at one of the world's most complex machines, capable of laughing, crying, and even reproducing itself
How art made the world ( visu )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,112 libraries worldwide
Reveals how the first big artistic discoveries were made and how they have cascaded down the centuries to define the look of the present day. Encompassing everything from cave paints to ceramics and pyramids to palaces, this film explores the global trend for unrealistic depictions of the human body; the secret powers of the feature film; how politicians manage to manipulate people so easily; visions of the afterlife; and why we use imagery at all
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,107 libraries worldwide
This production of Shakespeare's masterpiece from Britain's renowned Royal Shakespeare Company was filmed on location rather than in the theatre. No recent stage production in Britain has attracted the excitement and nearly unanimous critical praise as this Hamlet. Dynamic, exciting, and contemporary, it breathes new life into Shakespeare's greatest play
Desert ( visu )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,106 libraries worldwide
A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the geographical history of deserts, their animal life and their importance for human culture
Sense and sensibility by Ang Lee( visu )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,087 libraries worldwide
Sense and sensibility: Marianne Dashwood wears her heart on her sleeve when she falls in love with the charming but unsuitable John Willoughby, ignoring her sister Elinor's warning that her impulsive behavior leaves her open to gossip and innuendo. Elinor, sensitive to social convention, struggles to conceal her own romantic disappointment, even from those closest to her. Will the sisters learn that sense must mix with sensibility if they are to find personal happiness in a society where status and money govern the rules of love?
 
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