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Artsmagic, Ltd

Works: 321 works in 385 publications in 2 languages and 6,525 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Personal narratives‡vRussian  Drama  Educational films  Poetry  Documentary films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Production personnel, prn, Publisher
Classifications: PR4037, 823.7
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Most widely held works by Artsmagic, Ltd
Alice a look into Alice's adventures in Wonderland and at the curious relationship between Alice Liddell and Lewis Carroll( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the coming together of the writer, Lewis Carroll, and the little girl named Alice who inspired him, the society they inhabited, their relationship that is still the subject of much controversy, and the effect it had on their subsequent lives
Jane Austen's life( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film presents a brief biography of Jane Austen (16 December 1775-18 July 1817), and explores the landscapes where she spent her life. Austen lived her entire life as part of a small and close-knit family located on the lower fringes of English gentry, and her works analyze the novels of sensibility of the second half of the eighteenth century. Austen's biting social commentary was aimed at moral issues, principally the dependence of women on marriage to secure social standing and economic security. Her whose works of romantic fiction set among the gentry have earned her a place as one of the most widely read and most beloved writers in English literature, while her historical importance hinges on her contribution to the transition to nineteenth-century realism
Holocaust : the liberation of Auschwitz( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film footage, taken by Soviet photographer Alexander Vorontsov, of the 1945 liberation of Auschwitz. He describes the feelings that he and his comrades felt at the liberation
Jane Austen's life Jane Austen's society ; Jane Austen's works( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane Austen's society discusses the times during which Austen lived and wrote. It provides an overview of what life was like in England during the 18th century
Holocaust Dachau and Sachsenhausen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A historical account of concentration camps Dachau and Sachsenhausen providing footage of the Jewish Holocaust
Jane Austen's life Jane Austen's society ; Jane Austen's works( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane Austen's works discusses the development of her six novels, using excerpts from her books and personal letters. It also discusses how novels were published during the 18th century and visits the English settings of Austen's books
Agatha Christie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the life and legacy of English mystery writer, Agatha Christie
Beowulf and the Anglo-Saxons an exploration into the Anglo-saxon myth of men and monsters( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using 3-D animation, location footage, archive materials and interviews, the Beowulf epic is examined in the light of the civilization that created it. It investigates their religious beliefs as well as their everyday life
Holocaust( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes a look at the 'show' camp at Theresienstadt where Nazis could deceive the outside world as to what was really happening to the Jews of Europe, as well as the prisoners themselves. An important collection of film documents
The bird people in China Chugoku no chojin( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Workaholic Tokyo salaryman Wada (Masashiro Motoki) ventures into deepest, darkest China to investigate a massive deposit of high-quality jade. Tailing him is Ujiie (Renji Ishibashi), a snarling yakuza hell-bent on getting Wada's company to repay its debts. Led by their unflappable guide, Shun (Mako), the two go through rural villages and striking landscapes, quickly leaving behind all signs of the 20th century. As the trail grows narrower and more remote and as they brave gales, bugs, and floods, the long simmering tension between Wada and Ujiie bursts into full-scale contempt. One night, after Shun gets blind drunk, he hits his head and loses his memory. Now completely lost, the trio stumbles upon a hill tribe, whose children are adorned with wings made from bamboo and paper. Their teacher, a blue-eyed woman named Yan (Li Li Wang), tells them that she is teaching them to fly. Wada quickly becomes obsessed with this curious local. After she tells him that she has a book on human-powered flight and that her grandfather was a downed British airman, he almost believes that she can teach her students to soar. Soon Wada feels purged from the evils of city life while Ujiie decides to dedicate his life to protecting the village
Chronicling Narnia( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take a look into C.S. Lewis's fictional land of Narnia along with a look into the author's life and work. Discover who the White Witch was supposed to be based on. Learn all about fauns, wolves, badgers, and Aslan, and where they fitten in. Reveals the author and his works and bring the worlds of Lewis and narnia to life for children of all ages
Geoffrey Chaucer and the Canterbury tales( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Known as the father of English literature, Geoffrey Chaucer's literary eminence was achieved despite having lived in one of the most troubled centuries the world has known, and one particularly fraught for England. Chaucer may have suffered accordingly. It has been proposed that he was murdered!...In addition, Terry Jones, writer, film director, actor and historian, contributes an interview to the program during which he presents his view of Chaucer and his society with wit, charm and passion and vigorously supports his theory that the poet became a victim of the political upheaval caused by the regime change from Richard II to Henry IV." -- Container
Training the dog in the human pack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The dog is a pack animal, and its training must recognize this. Our method of training bases itself on the way that the dog recognizes its pack leader or owner. Training should be fun, not just for the woners, but more importantly for the dog too. In this program, pet behavior specialist, John Fisher shows that the best way of training dogs to obey is using the pack as a model if they are to fit in to their place in the human pack."--Container
William Shakespeare's Stratford by Sue Sutton( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A detailed tour of the city that produced the greatest playwright in history
Histories of the Holocaust by Ltd Artsmagic( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second part of the series covers events such as the railway built by the inmates and known as the SS Death Railway, the story behind the internment of an eminent band of French political figures sent to the camp, the harrowing stories and scenes discovered by American forces when liberating the camp in 1945 and the 'revenge' trials of camp officials and guards. Mixes authentic documentary film with exclusively shot location footage
Jane Austen's society( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an overview of English life in the time of Jane Austen
The tale of Robin Hood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visits the areas where the outlaw is reputed to have roamed and examines the claims of the various candidates to be the real Robin Hood. Takes a fascinating look at law enforcement in the Middle Ages, including a visit to the prison cell where Robin Hood was reputedly imprisoned
Jane Austen's society( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the rise of the Industrial Revolution and wars for independence taking place in America and France, the 18th century was a time of much social and political change. This film examined the fascinating period of history in which the author lived. Find out what a typical day was like, What they ate? What thay wore? How they entertained themselves. The changes in English society were wryly and brilliantly reflected in the behaviors of Jane's characters
How to build a model railway( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Watching something being done is often the best way of learning. In around 45 minutes you'll learn many of the arts of building a model railway layout, from a baseboard construction for running trains at three levels right through to the detailing of scenic dressing and coverings. Bob Symes presents a stage-by-stage guide as Dave Lowry constructs his own design of 'N' guage layout, from off the shelf track, scenic materials and ready-to-run locos and stock
The Flying Scotsman : the Night Mail( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For well over one hundred years, steam locomotives hauled mail over Australia's western cities ceasing in 1967. In 1989 this event was recreated in honor of the Queen's birthday
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Jane Austen's life Jane Austen's society ; Jane Austen's works