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Most widely held works about London Weekend Television, ltd
Most widely held works by London Weekend Television, ltd
Jane Eyre ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 1,120 libraries worldwide
Jane Eyre, a mistreated orphan, learns to survive by relying on her independence and intelligence.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 1,036 libraries worldwide
Tess Durbeyfield is a luminous beauty who is violated by one man and forsaken by another, but she refuses to remain a victim. Her struggle to endure despite the abandonment of her true love, and despite her desperate attempt to attain happiness, propels Tess toward a tragic end.
Playing Shakespeare by John Barton ( Book )
5 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in English and held by 903 libraries worldwide
Andy Warhol ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 865 libraries worldwide
A profile of Andy Warhol's life and work since his death in February 1987 examines a career that spanned painting, film, publishing, rock music and television.
Toni Morrison ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and held by 862 libraries worldwide
Toni Morrison discusses slavery and its legacy and the difficulties of writing about the painful subjects that occur in her novel Beloved.
A little princess ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 698 libraries worldwide
When wealthy Sara Crewe's father dies, she must learn to adjust to a life of poverty, serving the people who once worked for her.
Emily Brontë's Wuthering heights ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 621 libraries worldwide
Catherine and Heathcliff share a love that reaches beyond the grave in this faithful adaptation of Emily Bronte's tragic romance.
Jackson Pollock ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and held by 602 libraries worldwide
Combines archival footage of Jackson Pollock's life and work with reminiscences from his contemporaries, and explores the truth and legends surrounding this controversial painter.
Agatha Christie's Poirot. Collector's set 5 ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 520 libraries worldwide
Three episodes of the impeccably turned-out diminutive Belgian sleuth. With the his razor sharp mind and the aid of the affable Captain Hastings, Poirot unravels the thorniest cases without mussing a hair of his famously sculpted mustache. Set in the elegance 1930's England, the series also includes Chief Inspector Japp and Miss Lemon.
Marc Chagall ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in English and French and held by 495 libraries worldwide
This film portrait, made shortly before the death of Chagall in 1985, takes the viewer on a journey through time and place on the trail of this enigmatic artist. Eventually to become the grand old man of French painting, Chagall began life in a Jewish ghetto in Russia. He escaped the restrictions of his background and moved to Paris, where he rubbed shoulders with artists such as Matisse, Leger and Dufy. There he began to create the floating surrealistic style which has remained his hallmark.
Lillie ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and held by 489 libraries worldwide
When Lillie Langtry defies the moral traditions of Victorian England and nineteenth century America, she becomes one of the most celebrated and scandalous women of her time. Bold, intelligent and witty, Lillie, with her dazzling beauty and brazen determination, is liberated from a woman's "proper" place in society. Rising from modest beginnings to international superstar to the bed of the Prince of Wales, she is a "serial" lover, attracting attention from kings, judges, princes and commoners, and manipulating them as she desires.
The real world of Andrew Wyeth ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1980 and 1986 in English and held by 463 libraries worldwide
Filmed in Maine and Pennsylvania where Wyeth has spent his working life, this documentary is a relaxed and friendly interview, intercut with sensitive footage of Wyeth's work and of the landscapes and environmental images which are its inspiration.
Francis Bacon ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 441 libraries worldwide
"This program follows [Francis Bacon, widely regarded as the greatest British painter of the twentieth century,] from his studio, where he starts work every day at dawn, to his favorite drinking club, and gambling joint in Soho and explores how his way of life affects his vision of the world."--Container.
Playing Shakespeare ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 431 libraries worldwide
John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in nine intensive acting workshops, demonstrating how the Company makes Shakespeare's classic plays accessible to modern audiences without compromising the text's integrity.
Roy Lichtenstein ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and German and held by 409 libraries worldwide
A profile of American Pop Art artist Roy Lichtenstein's life and work. Lichetenstein talks about his current work, the Pop Art explosion, and the history of Western art.
The mysterious affair at styles ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 397 libraries worldwide
Set in the summer of 1917, the story follows the war-wounded Captain Arthur Hastings to the Styles St. Mary estate of his friend John Cavendish. The Cavendish household is wrought with tension due to the marriage of John's widowed mother to a suspicious younger man. Hastings runs into his old friend Hercule Poirot In the village. When the estate's trouble turns deadly, the friends unite to solve a most baffling case.
The ABC murders ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and Chinese and held by 386 libraries worldwide
Belgium sleuth Hercule Poirot untangles a baffling mystery of a murderer who announces his next victims through a series of letters each addressed to the detective himself.
Upstairs downstairs ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1971 and 2002 in English and held by 365 libraries worldwide
Presents episodes from the first season of the long-running television series about the trials and fortunes of the aristocratic Bellamy family and the servants staffing their home, in Edwardian London.
Piece of cake ( Visual )
11 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 354 libraries worldwide
The adventures, heartaches and rites of passage of the fighter pilots of RAF Hornet Squadron during World War II.
A fine romance ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 339 libraries worldwide
Laura, a brainy translator, and Mike, a shy landscaper, are thrown together by Laura's matchmaking sister and brother-in-law. Both attempt to run the other way only to find themselves flung amusingly together. From this unpromising beginning, the pair lurch and swerve their way to companionship, friendship and finally, love.
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