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Maxwell's Collection (Firm)

Overview
Works: 100 works in 111 publications in 1 language and 205 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Television mini-series  History  Film adaptations  Historical films  Televised plays  Biography  Biographical films 
Classifications: PR2819, 791.4572
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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 31 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 ( visu )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 30 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 Mem Fox( visu )
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
A tale of two cities by Philippe Monnier( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
"In the dock of a British courtroom, French aristocrat Charles Darnay stands accused of spying. The outlook appears grim until some last-minute help comes from the mysterious Sydney Carton. Darnay goes free and makes plans to marry Lucie Manette. Carton keeps his love for her to himself, yet assures her that he would make the ultimate sacrifice for her 'or for anyone you love'"--Container
Paul Signac and Saint-Tropez, 1892-1913 ( visu )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 8 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
The rainbow serpent and 2 other stories by Dick Roughsey( visu )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
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
Henri Matisse and Midi ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 6 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
Seminars in modern art ( visu )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Beginning with Impressionism and continuing through to the late 20th century, this is an introduction to the exciting, revolutionary and sometimes puzzling art of the modern era
Magnum photos the changing of a myth by Reiner Holzemer( visu )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 5 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 5 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
King Lear by William Shakespeare( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Presents William Shakespeare's play about a foolish king who divides his realm between two ungrateful daughters
Birth of the earth ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
"This program takes an imaginary 'human' time traveller on a journey back to the moment of formation of our solar system. We meet the scientists who are carrying out their own detective work and uncovering the clues around the world today indicating what our planet was like four and a half billion years ago"--Case
The new living body ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 4 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
Hansel and Gretel ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
A classic tale of evil punished and goodness rewarded. A poor woodcutter's children, lost in the forest, come upon a house made of sweets, occupied by a wicked witch who likes to have children for dinner
Paul Cézanne a life in Provence by Charles de Lartigue( visu )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
One of a series of films about painters who were inspired by the beauty of Provence, following the life and work of Paul Cezanne, one of the major artists of the region. Suggested audience: secondary, general
The adventure of English, 500 A.D. to 2000 A.D by Melvyn Bragg( visu )
in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
"Malvyn Bragg embarks on an adventure to trace the development of the language which is now spoken and understood by more people than any other around the world. It ia a story about the way we describe the world, the words we think in, talk in, write in and sing in, the words that tell us of the life we live. Travelling through Britain and across the world, Bragg delves down to the roots of the language and investigates how vocabulary, pronunciation and grammar have come to vary dramatically not only between cultures but also from region to region."--Container
The New living body ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Looks in detail the structure and functions of the skin. Topics include sunburn and how to avoid it, the effects of ultraviolet light on the skin, what is meant by the inflammatory response, how and why the body produces melanin and the causes and treatments of skin cancer. Suggested audience: secondary
Othello by Andrew Davies( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
A version of Shakespeare's drama about Othello, and the jealousy of his mentor Jago, set in modern day London
 
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