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Eagle Rock Entertainment

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Works: 790 works in 1,215 publications in 1 language and 25,554 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  History  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Drama  Biography 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 782.42166
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Publications about Eagle Rock Entertainment
Publications by Eagle Rock Entertainment
Most widely held works by Eagle Rock Entertainment
Aztecs : exposition of a culture ( visu )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 413 libraries worldwide
Aztec myth prophesied that a great city would one day stand on the site where an eagle, perched on a cactus with a serpent in its mouth, was found. Today, Mexico City stands on this mythical site. Although the Aztec Empire fell on April 28, 1521, when Hernando Cortes and his army defeated Montezuma, traces of the thousand-year-old pre-Columbian empire still survive and influence world culture. This program explores Aztec culture and history, from the role of human sacrifice in the Aztec religion to their agricultural advances. Commentary by scholars, maps, and contemporary accounts provide an overview of the events that both shaped and destroyed an empire
Ladies & gentlemen : the Rolling Stones by Rolling Stones( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
Filmed in Texas in 1972 over four nights of the Exile on Main Street U.S. tour, it was billed at the time as the most powerful rock film ever made and is considered by many fans to be the finest Rolling Stones performance ever captured on film
Crossfire hurricane by Rolling Stones( visu )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 327 libraries worldwide
"[T]ells the story of the Rolling Stones' unparalleled journey from blues-obsessed teenagers in the early sixties to their undisputed status as rock royalty. All of the Rolling Stones have been newly interviewed and their words form the narrative arc that links together the archive footage of performances, news coverage and interviews, much of it previously unseen ... [and] gives the viewer an intimate insight into exactly what it's like to be part of the Rolling Stones as they overcome denunciation, drugs, dissensions and death to become the definitive survivors"--Container
Pink Floyd : the making of The dark side of the moon by Pink Floyd (Musical group)( visu )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 270 libraries worldwide
A track-by-track look at the making of the band's 1973 album
The love we make by Paul McCartney( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 263 libraries worldwide
This film follows Paul McCartney as he journeys through the streets of New York City in the aftermath of the destruction of the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2001, and his subsequent organization of the Concert for New York City; features performance clips from the benefit concert and backstage moments with many of the performers and other famous attendees
China : the mandate of heaven by Michael Wood( visu )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 258 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
Miles electric : a different kind of blue by Miles Davis( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 255 libraries worldwide
Discusses Miles Davis' music of the late 1960s-early 1970s, with commentary from musicians Chick Corea, Carlos Santana, Joni Mitchell and others; also includes Davis's complete Aug. 29, 1970 performance at the Isle of Wight
Sinatra : all or nothing at all ( visu )
5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
"Sinatra: all or nothing at all is an up-close and personal examination of the life, music and career of the legendary entertainer. Told in his own words from hours of archived interviews, along with commentary from those closest to him, the documentary weaves the music and images from Sinatra's life together with rarely seen footage of Sinatra's famous 1971 'Retirement' Concert in Los Angeles. The film's narrative is shaped by Sinatra's song choices for that concert, which Alex Gibney interprets as the singer's personal guide through his own life"--Container
The Battle of Quebec ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 241 libraries worldwide
As the North American colonies of France and Great Britain continued to spread, friction and outright violence between New France and New England became inevitable. Placing the French and Indian War in its larger political context, this program traces the war's progress to the Battle of Quebec. In a bold stroke, the British deployed on the Plains of Abraham under cover of darkness-and a mere fifteen minutes of combat spelled the beginning of the end of 150 years of French colonial rule
The Modern monarchs ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
How has the importance of English royalty evolved over the past two centuries? This program examines the passage of the monarchy into figurehead status, tracing the line of descent from Queen Victoria to the current ruling family. Recounting Victoria's bereaved isolation and her son's rejection of her standards of propriety, the program reflects on English rule through two world wars, the Princess Diana tragedy, and the media circus that is now a feature of royal life. The episode concludes with an analysis of the crown's vague national purpose-ultimately recognizing an age-old interdependence between the monarchy and its subjects
The Tudors ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
With a French princess and Welsh courtier as its progenitors, the Tudor dynasty continued England's tradition of rule shaped by outside influence. This program examines the saga set in motion by Owen Tudor and Catherine of Valois, illustrating the events that led to the coronation of Henry Tudor and shedding light on the entire succession of Tudor monarchs. With the murderous power-grab of Richard III as counterpoint, the program explores the bloody reigns of Henry VIII and Mary I, and shows how their successor, Elizabeth I, reversed the trend-becoming synonymous with England's domestic tranquility and supremacy on the world stage
The War poets ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
The futility and madness of the First World War was the spur for some of the most moving poetry ever written, but the young men who brought the voice of reason to the Great War were themselves part of a long tradition of war poetry. This program traces the development of the art of war poetry from Anglo-Saxon times to the early 20th century and the works of Brooke, Owen, and Sassoon. Using extensive feature film footage as well as contemporary images, the program brings a new vitality to the checkered tales of heroism, cowardice, luck, valor, and misery which together form the experiences of war over the centuries. Jon Stallworthy of Oxford University, one of the world's foremost authorities on war poetry, analyzes the works
The Stuarts ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
The death of Queen Elizabeth foreshadowed a power struggle between parliament and the monarchy. This program begins with the crowning of James I-whose policies made the confrontation inevitable-and documents five generations of tumultuous Stuart governance. Sifting through the complex mixture of financial crisis and mounting religious factionalism that characterized Jacobean England, the program describes the eruption of the Civil War, the execution of Charles I, the heavy-handed authority of Cromwell, and the legacy of the prolonged conflict: an enthusiastic return to monarchy and a general distaste among the English for political extremism
The Napoleonic wars ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
At a time when revolutionary France was assailed from all sides, there emerged a young military officer whose genius and ambition assured him of great fame-and notoriety. In this program, Dr. David Chandler-world-renowned authority on the Emperor Napoleon and author of The Campaigns of Napoleon-provides full commentary on the strategies and tactics of the Napoleonic Wars. Large-scale reenactments bring to life the military campaigns that so strongly influenced a century of European history. Maps, hundreds of images and paintings, and analyses of the weapons used by the opposing armies also contribute to this thorough examination of the Napoleonic era
Othello : critical guide by William Shakespeare( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
Compelling dramatizations of key scenes from Shakespeare's tragedy are analyzed by two noted Shakespearean experts-Stanley Wells and Russell Jackson of the Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon. Themes and topics include the motives of Iago, and whether his evil is as complete as most commentators suggest; Victorian objections to the interracial relationship between Othello and Desdemona; evidence of racism within Shakespeare's characterization of Othello; the role of opposing forces (good and evil) in relationships and events; Desdemona as victim or manipulative conniver, responsible for her own downfall; Othello as victim, ruled by emotion rather than logic; the conflict between Othello's identity as a Christian commander of the Venetian force and as a social and racial outsider; and the use of women as characters vital to plot development. (33 minutes)
Charlotte Bronte : Jane Eyre ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
Through the character Jane, orphan and governess, Charlotte Bronte introduced a style of heroine that markedly departed from the previous norm in Victorian literature. In this program, Dr. Tom Winnifrith-Bronte expert and author of The Brontes-and Dr. Sally Poulson of the University of Warwick discuss a variety of topics, including whether Jane Eyre is feminist literature, the theme of the Gothic novel, the Victorian education system, and 19th-century social structure. In addition, they compare and contrast the author with her shy and intense heroine to determine how much of the novel is autobiographical
The Spanish armada ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
Outwitted and outmaneuvered by Lord Howard of Effingham and Sir Francis Drake and thwarted by the weather as well, the Duke of Medina Sidonia's once-mighty Armada returned to Spain in defeat, signaling the end of Spanish naval supremacy. This program analyzes the political and military aspects of Philip II's attempted invasion of England through expert commentary, battle maps, and reenactments involving the personalities and the ships that made this conflict a watershed in European history
Peter the Great ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
Emperor of All the Russias, Peter the Great launched the transformation of his nation from a medieval society into a Western-style European power. Expert analysis by Professor Lindsay Hughes, of London University's School of Slavonic and Eastern Studies, and historian Dr. David Moon-plus lush dramatizations of Peter as a child and an adult-emphasizes his sweeping reforms in the areas of government, military science, industry, commerce, education, culture, and even religion. From Peter's fascination with all things Western, to his convoluted ascension to the throne, to his victory in the Great Northern War, this program neatly sums up the fascinating life of one of European history's most dynamic figures
The Spanish conquest of Mexico ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
Although Hernan Cortes hardly considered himself the reincarnation of Quetzalcoatl, the Aztecs did-and his conquest of Mesoamerica utterly destroyed their world, exactly as prophesied. In this program, Spanish historian and Oxford University professor Sir John Elliott and cultural historian Dr. Elizabeth Baquedano survey political, cultural, and religious aspects of Aztec civilization; analyze Cortes' military campaign in detail; and discuss Spanish influences on Mexican culture. Artwork, artifacts, 3-D models, and excerpts from the writings of Bernal Diaz add depth to this penetrating study of Spanish opportunism in the New World
The Hanoverians ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
As the 18th century dawned, foreigners continued to dominate the English royal line. This program profiles the four Kings George and William IV, and their significance in the German House of Hanover. Beginning with the rancorous relationship between George I and II, the program explores the origin of the position of Prime Minister, the courtly rivalry between George II and his son Frederick-expressed largely through opera sponsorship-and the American Rebellion. The personally disastrous reigns of George III and IV, both of whom suffered humiliation and insanity while presiding over a vast colonial empire, are explained in detail
 
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