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Maxwell's Collection (Firm)

Overview
Works: 102 works in 113 publications in 1 language and 196 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Television adaptations  Television mini-series  Film adaptations  Historical films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Internet videos  Educational films 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Maxwell's Collection (Firm)
Publications by Maxwell's Collection (Firm)
Most widely held works by Maxwell's Collection (Firm)
Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy( visu )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
A prestigious two-part adaptation of Thomas Hardy's classic story of a peasant girl's life, torn apart by the love and jealousy of two men
William Shakespeare : poet and dramatist, 1564-1616 by Malcolm Hossick( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Interviews with directors, filmmakers, scholars, and theater director which discuss Shakespeare's legacy and relate their personal experience working with his texts. Includes clips from recent movie versions of Titus and Love's Labour's Lost, and classic footage from Laurence Oliver's Hamlet. Suggested level: senior secondary
Possum magic by Cindy Barden( visu )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Possum magic is the story of Grandma Poss and her grand-daughter Hush. Grandma uses magic to make Hush invisible, which is useful for a while. But when Hush wants to see herself, reversing the magic is not so easy. Wilfrid Gordon Donald Partridge is the story of a small boy who tries to discover the meaning of "memory" so that he can restore that of an elderly friend
Charles Dickens' A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Set before and during the French Revolution in the two cities of the title, Paris and London, this is the story of a doctor who is wrongly imprisoned by the French for 18 years. He is finally rescued and reunited with his beautiful young daughter who is loved by two men. She marries one of them, and her husband's life is saved by the other
James Marshall's favourite fairy tales ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
James Marshall's Favourite Fairytales: Goldilocks and the Three Bears tells the story of three bears who come home from a trip to find a little girl fast asleep in Baby bears̉ bed (8 minutes). Red Riding Hood is kind and considerate to a wolf who has designs on her and her granny (8 minute). Three Little Pigs are threatened by a hungry wolf (12 minutes)
Design : a - Z ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Showcases some of the most creative designs around the world, from product design to furniture, fashion, interior and architecture
Paul Signac and Saint-Tropez, 1892-1913 ( visu )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Paul Signac left Paris for St. Tropez in 1891 and found it the ideal place, with its vivid blues of sea and sky and golden light, to develop his painting and indulge his passion for boating. This film associates the Tropezian motifs and images of the Bay with a study of the paintings of this period. Film-maker Charles de Lartigue has successfully captured the essence of Provence in a series of films about the impressionist painters who were inspired by its beauty
Hansel & Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
A woodcutter's two children find a house in the forest made of sweeets and candy that belongs to a hungry witch. Includes notes for teachers printed on the reverse side of container insert. Suggested audience: junior, primary
Seminars in modern art by The Center for Humanities( visu )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Beginning with Impressionism in the 1800's and continuing through experiments of the last decades, this is an introduction to the exciting, revolutionary and sometimes puzzling art of the modern era
Henri Matisse and Midi ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
One of a series of films about painters who were inspired by the beauty of Provence. In considering Matisse's work with colour, film director Charles de Lartigue has observed "one should think of curves escaping from a centre, of the hatching of new forms, of those moments when Matisse lived his dream. Colour awakens space. The painter dislodged it from beneath its layers of light, making people and objects stand out". Suggested audience: secondary, general
The new living body. DVD] ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
1. Using combinations of computerised tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and advanced surgical techniques, shows why the brain is so important and explore what is known about how it works. 2. Introduces the role our senses have in providing us information about the world. Explores the visual system, the vestibular system, the relationship between the brain and the sensory organs and using modern technology to overcome our sensory limitations. Suitable for use with secondary school classes
Angry earth by Stuart Everett( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
In order to understand more about earthquakes, looks at some of the greatest ever earthquakes of the past. Questions discussed include: Why do some buildings collapse while others close by remain standing? What is liquefaction? How are tsunamis formed? Can science do anything to protect us from future quakes, or are we at nature's mercy? Suggested audience: secondary
Planet science ( visu )
in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
"The earth's atmosphere protects us from solar radiation and controls our weather, but also affects all life on the planet. Yet it is only a thin blanket of air, the equivalent thickness of a coat of varnish on a model globe"--Container
The New living body. designer babies ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Homeostasis: Observes what happens to the body during a marathon race in order to understand homeostasis mechanisms. By monitoring the various physiological responses of a runner we can see how the body regulates temperature, blood oxygen, blood glucose, water balance, heart rate, breathing rate and hormone levels. Designer babies: Examines some of the issues raised by the potential uses and misuses of genetic technology. Students will gain an understanding of the structure and function of DNA, social, economic and ethical implications of genetic manipulation and related technology, pre-natal screening techniques, genetic abnormalities, artificial insemination and embryo transplants. Suggested audience: secondary
Magnum photos : the changing of a myth by Reiner Holzemer( visu )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Holzemer joins a group of Magnum Photos agency photographers as they cover all aspects of the human condition around the world and explores the independence and creativity that Magnum allows its photographers
The new living body. DVD] ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
1. Examines the structure and functions of the skin, sunburn and how to avoid it, the effects of ultravoilet light on the skin, the imflammatory response, how and why the body produces melanin and the causes and treatments of skin cancer. 2. Discusses the blood structure and function, the heart and circulation, haemogolbin, DNA and protein synthesis, gas exchange at the cellular level, genetic counselling and MRI (magnetic resonance imaging). Suitable for use with secondary school classes
Great scientist. DVD] ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Dr Allan Chapman introduces the life and times of Charles Darwin, a failed student from a rich family whose five year voyage round the world inspired 'The Origin of Species', a groundbreaking work outling the theory of evolution. Suggested audience: general
The new living body ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
1. Examines the locations and functions of fat in the body, healthy diets, structure and functions of the digestive tract and associated organs, the process of digestion, fat metabolism, regulation of adipose tissue and the role of the liver in fat metabolism. 2. Looks in detail at the lungs and associated organs, ventilation of the lungs and gas exchange, the role of mucus, causes of cystic fibrosis, applications of enzyme technology, measurement of lung function and genetic diseases and gene therapy
 
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