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Reiner Moritz Productions

Overview
Works: 398 works in 992 publications in 3 languages and 14,323 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Documentary television programs  Biography  Nonfiction television programs  Internet videos  Television mini-series  Biographical television programs  Film adaptations  Educational films 
Roles: Production personnel, Performer, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Reiner Moritz Productions
The life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby by David Edgar( Visual )

12 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the experiences of a young man in 19th century England
The shock of the new by Robert Hughes( Visual )

9 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in English and held by 567 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
Life on earth by David Attenborough( Visual )

10 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in English and held by 537 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 scarlet letter by Wim Wenders( Visual )

8 editions published between 1979 and 1995 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic tale of sin and salvation in 17th century Puritan New England
The five pillars of Islam by Michael Bakewell( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 431 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 by Edgar Degas( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the works and the life that shaped the work of Edgar Degas, son of the aristocracy who painted people at common moments, who painted many women and who is thought to have hated them. Shows both his paintings with the types of activities that inspired them
Islamic art( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 372 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
Art and revolution-- Mexico( Visual )

10 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nowhere but in Mexico has history been painted as superbly; nowhere else have outspokenly polemical painters, like Rivera and Siqueiros, produced such great art. The art of revolution and the revolution of art seem, in this time and place, to have nurtured one another. For in Latin America, art and literature are the shared possessions of all social and educational levels"--Container
Monsieur René Magritte by Adrian Maben( Visual )

13 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 312 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
Point counterpoint : the life and work of Georges Seurat, 1859-1891 by David Thompson( Visual )

4 editions published between 1979 and 1995 in English and held by 309 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
The real world of Andrew Wyeth( Visual )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1987 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blending of the places where Andrew Wyeth worked and the work itself lightly accompanied by his perceptions on what his art tries to do and the feelings of the his subjects on being painted
Miró : theatre of dreams by Robin Lough( Visual )

7 editions published between 1978 and 1987 in English and Spanish and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life, philosophy, and works of the Spanish surrealist painter, Joan Miro. Also looks at behind the scenes rehearsals of the Spanish "Claca" experimental theatre which makes Miro's strange dream-like figures come to life
The classical age( Visual )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines and dramatizes some of the accomplishments of the period between ca. 500 B.C. and the death of Alexander: the achievements of Pericles, Thucydides and Plato, the shape of Greek society, the nature of Athenian democracy, the buildings, sculpture and pottery, and the consequences of the rivalry between Syracuse and Athens
The Restless eye : Eugéne Delacroix : a film based on his paintings and his journals by Colin Nears( Visual )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses Delacroix's journal and paintings to tell the story of his life and work
The Minds of men( Visual )

7 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 262 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 Greek beginning( Visual )

7 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 258 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 Great Hamlets( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 199 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
Heroes and men( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 193 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 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the architecture and important areas of several Islamic cities in various areas of the Moslem world
El Greco : rediscovering a master by Greco( Visual )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 189 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
 
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The life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby
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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Monsieur René Magritte