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R.M. Productions

Overview
Works: 430 works in 847 publications in 3 languages and 16,726 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Drama  Interviews  Television adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television programs  Pictorial works  Diaries  Film adaptations 
Roles: Production personnel, Producer, Performer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
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Most widely held works by R.M. Productions
Life in the freezer by David Attenborough ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"There are some four-million different kinds of animals and plants in the world; four-million different solutions to the problems of staying alive. [This video], the result of a three-year, 1.3-million-mile odyssey to all seven continents, is the story of how a few of those life forms came to be as they are, not as isolated oddities but as elements in a long and continuous story that began billions of years ago"--Container
The life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby by David Edgar ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Television production of the stage play, Nicholas Nickleby, based on the novel by Charles Dickens, chronicling the experiences of a young man in 19th century England
The scarlet letter ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1979 and 1995 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The classic tale of sin and salvation in 17th century Puritan New England
The five pillars of Islam by Reiner Moritz Productions ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the five essential principles of Islam (declaration of faith, prayer, pilgrimage, fasting and almsgiving) and places them in historical context. Introduces the vast international mosaic of Moslem believers and the conflict between traditional teaching and the effects of industrialization
The Unquiet spirit the life and art of Edgar Degas, 1834-1917 ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the life and work of Edgar Degas and how his style, though realistic, developed from a traditional base and was influenced by the cafe society of Paris. Discusses his interest in the human form and how he portrays women as real people engaged in mundane activities. Presents many original paintings, drawings and prints to show Degas' favorite settings--the ballet class, racecourse, railway--and to explain his innovative use of the camera
The shock of the new by Robert Hughes ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Robert Hughes' history of modern art from cubism to pop and the avant-garde. The sequel to the BBC's Civilization series, picks up at the threshold of the 20th century. It is written and presented by Robert Hughes, art critic and senior writer for Time. Hughes draws on a wealth of documentary materials from the archives of the BBC, including rare footage and interviews with noted artists. The range of major figures includes Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, le Corbusier, Maz Ernst, Francis Bacon and Jackson Pollock."--Container
Monsieur René Magritte by René Magritte ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the surroundings from which Magritte drew inspiration for his mysterious paintings. This documentary visits familiar scenes which Magritte managed to portray as new and strange. Includes excepts from an interview with Magritte
Islamic art ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Discusses the architecture and sculpture of mosques and Koranic schools, the illumination and calligraphy of sacred texts, music, the art of the garden, and the influence of the abstract arabesque on Western art."--Container
Point counterpoint the life and work of Georges Seurat, 1859-1891 ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides a close look at Seurat's pointillist technique and masterful craftsmanship, highlighted by conversations with modern artists Henry Moore and Bridget Riley
Art and revolution-- Mexico ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows how history and art have been brought together in Mexico by such painters as Rivera and Siqueiros. Demonstrates that plastic art is the shared possession of all social and educational levels in Mexico
The real world of Andrew Wyeth ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1980 and 1986 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member 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
Miró theatre of dreams by Robin Lough ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1978 and 1987 in English and Spanish and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The only Surrealist whose work survived in the face of new trends, Miro is shown here at age 85, working in his studio and embarking on an entirely new venture: an original theatrical production
The classical age ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Surveys the accomplishments of the Greek classical age. Discusses Greek art and literature of the period as well as Greek thought, linking the classical age to basic elements of Western civilization. Burstall's conversations with Greek scholar Kenneth Dover are interspersed with scenes from Greek drama; photographs of ancient ruins, artifacts, and sculpture; and scenes from recent Greek history and modern Greek culture
The Greek beginning ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An introduction to Greece and the Greeks, covering the period from the Mycenaean Age in 1300 B.C. to the death of Alexander the Great in 323 B.C. It sets out the principal historical landmarks and presents some of the work of the most important Greek writers, philosophers, historians and politicians of the period. Burstall's conversations with Greek scholar Kenneth Dover are interspersed with photographs of ancient Greek sculpture, artifacts and ruins of ancient buildings
The Minds of men ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A detailed look at the life and teachings of Socrates and his pupil Plato, and at the world of the two founding fathers of history --Herodotus and Thucydides. Their work exemplifies the vital curiosity of the Greeks about the wellspring of human behavior, the nature of man, and his place in the world around him. Christopher Burstall's conversations with Greek scholar Kenneth Dover are interspersed with art works, scenes from modern Greece, shots of ancient ruins and dramatized scenes and monologues
The Restless eye Eugéne Delacroix : a film based on his paintings and his journals ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses Delacroix's journal and paintings to tell the story of his life and work
Heroes and men ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the world of the Greek gods and heroes depicted by the classical Greek poetry and tragic dramas. It is a world like ours filled with pain, laughter, hatred, love and choice
The Islamic city ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the architecture and important areas of several Islamic cities in various areas of the Moslem world
El Greco ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An examination of the life and works of Domenecus Theatocopolis, known as El Greco, which analyizes his style, subject matter, and treatment of specific works, particularly his religious works
The great Hamlets ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the first program, Trevor Nunn discusses the various forms of Shakespeare's character, Hamlet. In the second program, Trevor Nunn delves into the underlying dynamics of the play, the psychological aspects of Hamlet, the oedipal conflict, Hamlet's madness, and the political questions raised in the play. Includes interviews with the greatest interpreters of Hamlet from around the world including Laurence Olivier, Ben Kingsley, and Maximilian Schell. Describes their thoughts about the role, how to play it, and why it is such a great challenge
 
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Alternative Names
R.M. Productions (Germany)
R.M. Productions (Great Britain)
R.M. Productions (Munich, Germany)
Reiner Moritz Productions
RM Productions (Munich, Germany)
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