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London Weekend Television (Firm)

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Works: 1,432 works in 2,402 publications in 3 languages and 55,064 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film and video adaptations  Television mini-series  Television comedies  Interviews  Television plays 
Roles: Originator, Producer, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about London Weekend Television (Firm)
 
Most widely held works by London Weekend Television (Firm)
Jane Eyre by Orson Welles ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 1,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jane Eyre, a mistreated orphan, learns to survive by relying on her independence and intelligence
Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 1,185 WorldCat member 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
Emily Brontèˆ's Wuthering heights by David Skynner ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of two generations of the Earnshaw and Linton families, as their lives and fortunes intertwine in a complex web dominated by the passionate relationship between doomed lovers Heathcliff and Cathy
Playing Shakespeare by John Barton ( Book )
6 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in English and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The associate director of the Royal Sakespeare Company explains how to interpret Shakespeare
Andy Warhol by Kim Evans ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Born Andy Warhola in a bleak Pittsburgh slum, Andy Warhol, called an American Iconographer, became a pop icon himself before his death in 1987. Warhol began his career as a commercial artist, and moved on to producing music and film, and publishing. This documentary includes stock footage, film clips, interviews (both archival and contemporary), and is clearly a homage to the man and his work. Warhol was a man of many concepts and an examination of his work is essential for an understanding of the principles that changed the face of art in the 20th century
Michael Collins by Neil Jordan ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the life of an Irish man whose dreams inspired hope, whose words ingited passion, and whose courage forged a nation's destiny
Mapp & Lucia ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
British humor at its finest! The tale of two formidable ladies as they vie for social supremacy in their provincial 1920s town, which overflows with snootiness, low cunning schemes, and a rivalry that won't end
Toni Morrison ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 730 WorldCat member 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 by Frances Hodgson Burnett ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member 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
Lillie ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portrays the acclaimed British actress and courtesan Lillie Langtry from the blush of youth to the blight of old age. At a time when society expected women to be docile and demure, Lillie posed for celebrity endorsements, conducted her own business affairs, and paid her first husband to keep his distance. Even more scandalously, she openly entertained a string of lovers among Europe's elite, including the very married Prince of Wales
Jackson Pollock by Kim Evans ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 548 WorldCat member 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
Playing Shakespeare by John Barton ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member 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
Marc Chagall by Marc Chagall ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and Multiple languages and held by 525 WorldCat member 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
Annie Leibovitz celebrity photographer ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
See the work of one of the most uniquely talented photographers of our day. Includes photographs of various celebrities. Documents the career of this uniquely talented and imaginative photographer. Included are her photographs of Lily Tomlin, Steve Martin, Lauren Hutton, Louis Armstrong, Liberace, Ella Fitzgerald, Andy Warhol, Alice Cooper, Demi Moore, John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Whoopie Goldberg, Clint Eastwood, Mick Jagger, The Reagans, John Cleese, Christo, John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Bette Midler, and Sammy Davis, Jr
Kes by Ken Loach ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Billy Casper, a 15-year-old working class Yorkshire boy, is a scrappy loner who delivers papers before and after school, shares a bed with his bullying brother, Jud, and mostly ignores his self-absorbed mother. His routine is derailed when he spots a small falcon, a kestrel, in the countryside. He's raised birds in the past and is inspired to capture a young kestrel and try his hand at falconry. When not enduring the scorn of his peers and "betters," Billy wanders the countryside, pokes about the town, and secretively trains his kestrel, where his intelligence and imagination are as free as the bird. Because ever present in Billy's mind is fear and hatred of the pit--the local mine where he is destined to spend his adult life digging coal
The mysterious affair at styles by Agatha Christie ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the summer of 1917, the story follows the war-wounded 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 suspicius younger man. In the village, Hastings runs into his old friend Hercule Poirot and, when the estate's trouble turns deadly, the friends unite to solve a most baffling case
A fine romance ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The stars play a pair of middle-aged, dating game dropouts as wary of romance as they are perfect for each other. Through rocky unsettling times, the pair lurch their way to companionship, friendship, and finally love. Contains all 26 episodes of this British comedy classic
The ABC murders by Agatha Christie ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member 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
Othello by Andrew Davies ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A version of Shakespeare's drama about Othello, and the jealousy of his mentor Jago, set in modern day London
Piece of cake ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adventures, heartaches and rites of passage of the fighter pilots of RAF Hornet Squadron during World War II
 
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