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BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc

Overview
Works: 1,932 works in 2,898 publications in 1 language and 138,277 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Drama  Educational films  Juvenile works  Nonfiction television programs  Children's films  Nature television programs  Science television programs  Television adaptations  Children's television programs 
Roles: Licensee, Licensor, Producer, Distributor
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
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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
Human machine (Bodyzone) ( visu )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 1,680 libraries worldwide
One of an 8-part series of adventures in a virtual science museum. This segment investigates the most complex machine of all-- the human body. Discusses what it requires for survival and describes its intricate systems. Shows how a network of signals enables us to breathe, see, hear and digest food. Examines circulation. Looks at the function of organs and cells. Shows how the brain organizes its information
Eyewitness weather by Eyewitness( visu )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 1,676 libraries worldwide
A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to a portrayal of weather and climate and their influence on human life and activities
Eyewitness volcano by Anne MacLeod( visu )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 1,653 libraries worldwide
Limited public performance rights
Lark Rise to Candleford by Flora Thompson( visu )
21 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,566 libraries worldwide
A journalist named Daniel arrives to deliver the news that Emma has been left some money. There's a substantial sum to be claimed if Emma can prove her right to the money and there's a rags to riches story in it for Daniel's newspaper. As Robert and Emma contemplate their change in fortunes, Laura, who is fascinated to meet a real writer, shows Daniel around Lark Rise
Arctic & Antarctic by Eyewitness( visu )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,564 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
Eyewitness ocean by Eyewitness( visu )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 1,547 libraries worldwide
Discover the ancient myths that surround our oceans, and the modern science behind them. Part of the 'Eyewitness' video series
Mammal by Eyewitness( visu )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,536 libraries worldwide
A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the life history of mammals
Pond & river by Eyewitness( visu )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,471 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 )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 1,468 libraries worldwide
Learn amazing facts about rocks, gems, and the Earth itself
Prehistoric life by Dorling Kindersley Vision( visu )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 1,396 libraries worldwide
This program explores Earth's age, uncovers fossils and traces evolution through the geological time periods. It also examines continental drift, studies cockroaches, early communication, and the role of mass extinctions throughout history
Butterfly & moth by Brian Meehl( visu )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,332 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 entraced us
Simon Schama's Power of art by Simon Schama( visu )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,234 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
Jane Austen's pride and prejudice ( visu )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 1,215 libraries worldwide
"This stunning production ... is the definitive adaptation of Jane Austen's romantic classic. In 19th century Georgian England, a young woman owed it to her family to make an advantageous marriage. Woe, then, to the independent-spirited Elizabeth, one of five unmarried sisters, determined to wed for love. Will her recalcitrance threaten her family's future and drive away the man she's fated to love?"--Conteneur
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,202 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
How art made the world by Mark Hedgecoe( visu )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,150 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
Sense & sensibility by John Alexander( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,128 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?
Call the midwife ( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1,034 libraries worldwide
Now nearing the 1960s, the community enters a new time of social change, while stories of birth, life and death continue to touch your heart. Will live-wire Nurse Trixie marry her young curate? What new project calls for a heart as big as Chummy's? How will Sister Evangelina react to two new nurses? And why does Sister Julienne appear so unsettled by a mystery benefactor?
A Room with a View by E. M Forster( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,017 libraries worldwide
Set in the early 1900's. "[The film] tells the story of the coming of age of Lucy Honeychurch (Helena Bonham-Carter). Longing to burst free from the repression of British upper class manners and mores, she must wrestle with her inner romantic longings to choose between the passionate George (Julian Sands) and the priggish but socially suitable Cecil (Daniel Day-Lewis)"--Container
Insect by Eyewitness( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 960 libraries worldwide
Zoom in on a world of creatures that are industrious, sociable, and environmentally useful, but that are nevertheless avoided and ignored. Safely examine the wonders of the insect through macrophotography and startling 3-D graphics that reveal the true importance of these amazing life forms
Shark by Yvonne. Thomas, Paul. Sheen, Martin. Dorling Kindersley, Inc. British Broadcasting Corporation. BBC Wildvision (Firm) BBC Lionheart Television (Firm) Oregon Public Broadcasting Ellis( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 953 libraries worldwide
Takes you down into the murky world of sharks and their relatives, reveals what motivates these fascinating creatures, and dispels some myths about their behavior. Discover a shark that can fit in your hand and a shark that eats only plankton--and learn that not all sharks are killing machines
 
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