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Cromwell Productions

Overview
Works: 1,005 works in 1,779 publications in 1 language and 30,151 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Educational films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  History  Internet videos  Biographical films  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997, 759.4
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Cromwell Productions
Publications by Cromwell Productions
Most widely held works by Cromwell Productions
The post impressionists ( visu )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 781 libraries worldwide
Examines the life and work of post-impressionist painter Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, featuring expert commentary and location footage
The post-impressionists by David Manson( visu )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 764 libraries worldwide
In his landscape and still-life paintings Cézanne developed a revolutionary new approach to color and perspective. His influence on 20th century artists was so great that he is now referred to as the "Father of modern painting". Learn more about Cézanne's life, artistic style and techniques, explore the historical context of his life and work, and begin to understand his creative process. The program includes on-location footage and commentary by world renowned art experts
Eastern philosophy ( visu )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 442 libraries worldwide
A three-part series exploring the major religions the Far East and Middle East, covering: Confucianism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Shinto, Judaism, and Islam
The impressionists by David Manson( visu )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 441 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of one of the art world's most colorful characters. A true maverick and a highly controversial figure in his day, Edouard Manet became a father figure to the Impressionist movement because of his stand against the restrictions and conventions of the French salon
J.R.R. Tolkien : Master of the Rings by J. R. R Tolkien( visu )
10 editions published in 2001 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 376 libraries worldwide
Discover why J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings has become an icon of 20th century culture. This program features 3D computerized animations of Middle Earth, illustrations by the Brothers Hildebrandt, rare archive footage of the author, and analysis by Tolkien scholars
The impressionists ( visu )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 374 libraries worldwide
Profoundly influenced by the Renaissance painters, Hilaire Degas pioneered precision of line and the use of the human form in space within the Impressionist school. A Paris-born pupil of Ingres, Degas produced such masterpieces as Rehearsal of the Ballet and The Cotton Exchange. This unique study of his life and times includes delightful new footage of the Royal Ballet, Birmingham, England
Monet ( visu )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 348 libraries worldwide
"It was Claude Monet's Impression: soleil levant which gave the impressionist school it's [sic] name. Famed for seeing the subtle nuances of color, light and atmosphere in landscape, Monet's great works include Haystacks and Waterlilies. This program features footage from L'Orangerie and from Monet's house and gardens at Giverny plus special film shot at London's Savoy Hotel, from where Monet painted his famous views of London."--Estuche
Dante and the divine comedy ( visu )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 326 libraries worldwide
"A powerful introduction to [The Divine Comedy], the greatest work of medieval literature, which draws upon new dramatic filmed sequences, contemporary images and the works of artists inspired by Dante's epic voyage of the imagination"--Container
The impressionists by Auguste Renoir( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 324 libraries worldwide
Arguably the greatest of all the Impressionist artists, Pierre August Renoir's brilliant Le Moulin de la Gallette created immense controversy in its day. Famous for his use of hot reds, orange and gold to portray nudes in sunlight, Renoir's later life was blighted by arthritis, which crippled his hands. This fascinating story of the man and his work includes a visit to the artist's home Cagnes-sur-Mer on the island of La Grenouillere, and unique footage of an Impressionist festival
The story of civilization ( visu )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
The early empires of the east are perhaps the most fascinating of all ancient civilizations, especially the societies and cultures of China and Japan. This episode explores the truth behind these ancient peoples, looking particularly at Japan's vult of the samurai and the empire's martial arts
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight ( visu )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 300 libraries worldwide
Like Malory's Le Morte Darthur, the anonymously authored Sir Gawain and the Green Knight represents a watershed in the development of the Arthurian tradition. Drawing on insights from Nicholas Perkins, a specialist on medieval English literature and manuscripts at the University of Cambridge; Arthurian expert Kevin J. Harty, of La Salle University; and Helen Cooper, authority on medieval literature at the University of Oxford, this program explicates this complex alliterative poem, examines its treatment of familiar Arthurian themes, and illustrates why it is considered one of the finest romances of the Middle Ages
The impressionists by David Manson( visu )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 281 libraries worldwide
This is the story of the life and work of Camille Pissarro, the West-Indian born leader of the original Impressionists and the only artist from that school to exhibit at all eight of the exhibitions from 1874 to 1886. A considerable influence on Cezanne and Gauguin at the beginning of their careers, Pissarro's great works include the famous Boulevard Montmartre which hangs today in the National Gallery, London
The post-impressionists ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 280 libraries worldwide
Examines the life and work of post-impressionist master Paul Gaugin, featuring expert commentary and location footage
The Dutch masters ( visu )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Traces the development of the art of Bosch. Also features leading authorities, art historians and scholars
China : the mandate of heaven by Michael Wood( visu )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
From the creation legend of Panku to the demise of the Han Dynasty, this program traces Chinese history and explores the roots of Chinese culture today
India : little serfs ( visu )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
The Spanish conquest of Mexico tells the story of Hernando Cortez, the 16th century Spanish conquistador who conquered the Aztec empire and won Mexico for Spain
Dutch masters by Lara Lowe( visu )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
Examines the life and work of 17th century Flemish painter Anthony Van Dyck, featuring commentary by leading authorities
India : the empire of the spirit ( visu )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
"This program examines the religious tension between Hinduism, Buddhism, and Islam, and the historical events that shaped the great Indian civilizations, from the Morian Empire through the Mogul Empire. Maps and scholars provide insight into a culture that remains vibrant and diverse today."--Container
The Dutch masters ( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
Traces the development of the art of Rembrandt. Also features leading authorities, art historians and scholars discussing his works and life
Alexander the Great : ruler of the world by Thomas Spelios( visu )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
Dramatized biography of Alexander, the Great, of Macedonia. Discusses his great accomplishments, and points out that his style of warfare continues to influence modern times
 
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