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Most widely held works about Thames Television, ltd
Most widely held works by Thames Television, ltd
The Kennedys ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 1,207 libraries worldwide
Not the story of the individuals, but the saga of "The Kennedys", the family, the clan, shaped by father Joseph's drive, their own distinct personalities and the times in which they lived. This program focuses on the family as they saw themselves and as others saw them.
A performance of Macbeth ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 1,118 libraries worldwide
When a trio of witches prophesy Macbeth's ascension to the throne, Lady Macbeth pushes her husband into a murderous spree. But once crowned king of Scotland, Macbeth sees ghastly visions, fueled by guilt and a new prophecy, that ensure his ultimate downfall.
Twelfth night, or, What you will ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 1,003 libraries worldwide
After a shipwreck, twin siblings Viola and Sebastian wash up on the shores of Illyria. Viola, disguised as a man named Cesario, takes up service with the Duke Orsino, who is madly in love with the Lady Olivia. But Olivia is in mourning over her brother's death, so Orsino sends Cesario over as an emissary of love, except that Olivia falls for Viola!
Nixon ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 901 libraries worldwide
Covers the span of Richard M. Nixon's political life from his early political career to his resignation from the presidency.
The world at war ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1975 and 2004 in English and held by 883 libraries worldwide
"An extraordinary collection of newsreel, propaganda, and home-movie footage drawn from the archives of 18 nations, including color close-ups of Adolf Hitler taken by his mistress, that present an unvarnished perspective of the war's pivotal events. Penetrating interviews with eyewitness participants - from Hitler's secretary to Alger Hiss to ordinary citizens who stood outside the battle lines - and spine-tingling, first-hand accounts to an already unforgettable experience."--Container.
Macbeth ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 800 libraries worldwide
Presents a production of William Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth designed especially for television.
The flame trees of Thika ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 713 libraries worldwide
A young girl and her parents journey to the unspoiled wilderness of East Africa in 1913 where they struggle to transform a rugged plot of land into a farm.
Ben-Hur a tale of the Christ ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 673 libraries worldwide
Judah Ben-Hur is a young Jewish nobleman from a prominent family who is reunited with his childhood friend Messala. Messala returns to Judea as a Roman tribune. There is a genuine friendship between the two men, yet the clash of their cultures drives a wedge between them. That wedge finally drives Messala to banish Judah to the slave galleys and sends his mother and his sister to prison. From that point forward, Judah's life becomes a quest: a quest to survive and a quest for vengeance. Judah survives the galleys to become the adopted son of a Roman general, and his triumphant return to Judea permits him to challenge and subsequently confront Messala in a chariot race.
King Lear ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 666 libraries worldwide
When England's aging King Lear renounces his throne to divide his kingdom among his three daughters, treachery, madness and murder soon follow. After banishing Cordelia, his most loyal daughter, Lear is betrayed and cast out by her elder sisters Regan and Goneril. Meanwhile, evil brews at the Gloucester castle as Edgar falls victim to his brother's deception. As battle lines are drawn and backs are stabbed, Lear rages against a fearsome storm. Can a man undo his wrongs? Will Cordelia be saved? Or will the wheels of fate crush all in its way?
A room of one's own ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 657 libraries worldwide
Eileen Atkins' one-woman stage performance recreates Virginia Woolf's talk to the women of Girton College, Cambridge. A call to women to declare their independence, talent and freedom to write, think, love and labor, and to control their own destinies, yet realize necessary communion on all levels between men and women.
Romeo and Juliet ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 613 libraries worldwide
In the gentle streets of fair Verona, a clash of servants between the warring Montagues and Capulets sets the wheels of fate in motion. At a masked ball, the lovelorn Romeo spies the beautiful Juliet and the two soon fall madly in love, only to feel despair once their true identities are revealed. Matters worsen when Romeo slays Tybalt, a nephew of the Capulets, and is banished from the city. Only the intervention of a loyal friar and nurse can right the course of true love. But a rush to judgment spells the end of the young lovers' earthly union.
The World at war ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and held by 601 libraries worldwide
Examines the events of World War II using documentary footage, photographs, and reminiscences of individuals involved in the conflict.
Thomas & friends. Henry and the elephant ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 589 libraries worldwide
Thomas the Tank engine is back with his friends for more exciting stories from the Island of Sodor. Join in on the trick Stuart plays on Duke and see how an elephant leaves Henry all washed up. Don't miss another fun-filled adventure with Thomas and his friends.
Five stories of an hour ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 554 libraries worldwide
Four dramatic renditions of Kate Chopin's "Story of an hour", first her original story, then other writers variations on her theme. Followed by some history and biographical information on Kate Chopin.
The longest hatred ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 536 libraries worldwide
Traces anti-Semitism from its earliest manifestations in antiquity to the recent ominous outbreaks in Germany, Russia, and elsewhere.
Look back in anger ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 431 libraries worldwide
"Jimmy Porter, an angry young man with a college education and a dead-end job. Feeling trapped by his circumstances, his squalid post-war flat, and spurred on by self-pity, Porter lashes out against his wife, Allison, his lover, Helena, and his business partner, Cliff. Fierce, funny, and cathartic, John Osborne's classic 'kitchen sink' drama as directed by Academy Award winner Judi Dench is a masterpiece of ensemble acting"--Container.
Reilly, ace of spies ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 409 libraries worldwide
At the turn of the 20th century, one remarkable man single-handedly tried to alter the course of history. Sidney Reilly was a Russian-born British agent who radically transformed modern espionage techniques and set the mold for the super spy. From one heart-pulsing mission after another, from stealing top-secret Russian oil information to a near overthrow of the Bolshevik Revolution to his final capture by Stalin's forces in 1918, Reilly's exploits are at times so daring, it's hard to believe they are actural history.
Karl Marx and marxism ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 398 libraries worldwide
Looks at Karl Marx, at the roots of his philosophy, at the causes and explanations of his philosophical development, and at its most direct outcome: the failed Soviet Union.
Greed ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 396 libraries worldwide
The story of three Californians whose friendship is destroyed by avarice after one wins a lottery jackpot.
Edward & Mrs. Simpson ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in English and held by 360 libraries worldwide
On the evening of December 11, 1936, England's King Edward VIII formally broadcast his farewell to a nation. Torn between duty and love, he had decided to follow his heart. Follows the true story and the unforgettable romance that developed between the Prince of Wales and an extraordinary American woman named Wallis Simpson. That she was already married and rumored to have had other affairs, ruffled more than a few feathers. The scandal only heats up as the Prince becomes King and declares his intention to marry his mistress, who has since become divorced and available.
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