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Dale, Liam

Works: 58 works in 138 publications in 1 language and 2,399 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Travelogues (Motion pictures)  Educational films  Documentary television programs  Historical films 
Roles: Narrator, Director, Author
Classifications: PR4037, 823.7
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Liam Dale
15 capital cities to check out before you check out( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thirteen-hour travelogue that is a passport to truly cosmopolitan adventures. Presenting the most dazzling destinations on the globe, it provides in-depth exploration of all the sights on the civilized traveler's bucket list. Featuring stunning footage and valuable insights into each capital's distinctive customs, cuisine, architecture and landscape. It pairs friendly, knowledgeable narration with the folkloric music that captures the heartbeat of each region
Jane Austen's life( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 185 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
Alfred Hitchcock: More Than Just a Profile( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2018 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No one comes close to the undisputed master of the macabre and suspense as Alfred Hitchcock. The rotund figure of the smiling, unassuming Englishman is as recognizable as his work, thanks in part to his wonderful cameo appearances and to having crafted such classics like Psycho, The Birds, Rear Window, and Dial M For Murder. Hitchcock is a name that no one will soon forget. Follow in Hitchcock's footsteps, discover his early influences, and explore the darker side of this legendary genius who knew every trick in the filmmaker's book, turning tales of everyday folk into spine-chilling, psychological thrillers
Jane Austen's works( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an overview of Jane Austen's novels
Jane Austen's society( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 139 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
Narnia & beyond : the chronicles of C.S. Lewis by C. S Lewis( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

C.S. Lewis' rich treasure of children's literature is explored while revealing the childhood and adult life of one of the 20th century's greatest imaginations. It's a story of joy, love, success, and tragedy, but above all ... faith!
J.K. Rowling and the birth of Harry Potter( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Potter, far from bursting onto the literary scene, grew slowly into the entertainment phenomenon now known worldwide. Similarly, he grew slowly in the mind and life of his creator, author J.K. Rowling. This film examines the sites, sounds, and life-altering events that influenced J.K. Rowling during her life before Harry, but which perhaps had an impact on Harry as well
Troy : the true story of love, power, honor & the pursuit of glory( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join the search for the real story of Troy, and take an unforgettable journey that will not only reveal the magic of Troy, but also bring life to an era long past, but never forgotten
Training the dog in the human pack( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 93 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
Great writers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the popular and celebrated authors Charlotte, Emily and Anne Bronte. This absorbing film examines the women behind the famous name, the great works, the family and the locations key to lives of the Bronte sister. The Brontes remain among the most popular and best-known writers ever, a staple for hundreds of thousands of students whose works are still studied and read around the world
J.R.R. Tolkien & the birth of The lord of the rings( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary looks at the life and inspiration of the man who wrote the quintessential fantasy series, a quiet English college professor
Classic literature( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane Austen is the author of such classics as Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility. Step back in time and enter the elegant period of history known as the Regency and find the 'Lady' who breathed life into such sparkling characters as Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy, who have in turn gone on to inspire more recent romantic novelists to follow
Classic literature( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dickens remains a firm favorite, with renowned novels such as Oliver Twist, Great expectations, David Copperfield, and more. Major film and TV adaptations of his work have brought many new fans. The life of Charles Dickens is as fascinating, and often shocking, as any of his novels. From generating social reform to transforming Christmas into the festival we know today, his influence was widespread and is still felt today
William Shakespeare( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A revealing study of the renowned and popular master playwright William Shakespeare, the latest volume in the collectable classic Literature series. This film examines the man behind the myth, the famous work and the locations key to Shakespeare's life. Join us as we journey to Shakespeare's birthplace, the places which played such an important part in shaping this great writer and explore the political and religious backdrop which colored his work.--distributor description
Dublin through the ages( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dublin through the ages presents an overview of the city's must-see historical and cultural destinations. Discover the most famous pubs in Dublin, including the Brazen Head (Ireland's oldest) and the Gravity Bar in the top of the Guinness Storehouse. And see the structures that represent the political unrest that plagued Dublin and Ireland throughout history, including Dublin Castle, the Custom House, the General Post Office, the Georgian townhouses and more!
George Eliot by Malcolm Hossick( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An in-depth look at Marian Evans, and her pious childhood up into adulthood, before emerging as novelist George Eliot, author of 'Adam Bede'; ' Silas Marner'; 'Daniel Deronda' and more
A victorian Christmas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to take you on a fascinating journey, exploring the traditions and customs of this most significant mid-winter festival. From feasting to game playing, carol singing to gift giving The Victorians stamped their hallmark on Christmas for all time
Ghosts & witches of olde England( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tour around the country to explore some of the best examples of fright inducing ghost, hauntings and witch folklore ever related." description
Classic literature( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Most will associate scandal and controversy with D.H. Lawrence, the author of Lady Chatterley's lover, but there is, in fact, a great deal more to this astute, fascinating and sensitive writer than ever appears upon first inspection. This incredible story of a Nottinghamshire miner's son, who broke free from the working class shackles of his birth, and climbed the social ladder to fame and literary success, is told in this revealing program
Escape( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Paris: The romantic City of Light is a top destination for millions and for good reason. History, art, cutting-edge fashion, world-renowned cuisine, and excellent sight-seeing combine for an extraordinary experience that can only be Paris ; Dublin: From the General Post Office that was at the heart of the Easter Uprising to Dublin Castle, once a symbol of occupation, the brightest and most hospitable jewel in the Emerald Isle is history defined"--Container
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