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Public Media Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 376 works in 578 publications in 1 language and 13,782 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Juvenile works  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  History  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Documentary television programs  Television adaptations 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Public Media Video (Firm)
The Lion, the witch & the wardrobe by C. S Lewis( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four children defeat an evil witch who has kept a magic land under everlasting winter
The silver chair by C. S Lewis( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two English children undergo hair-raising adventures as they go on a search and rescue mission for the missing Prince Rilian, who is held captive in the underground kingdom of the Emerald Witch
Bridge to Terabithia by Walt Disney( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of a ten-year old boy expands when he becomes friends with a newcomer who subsequently meets an untimely death. From his sorrow he learns the meaning of friendship
A Girl of the Limberlost by Gene Stratton-Porter( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1908 in rural Indiana, 15-year-old Elnora Comstock must choose between her dreams of attending high school or helping her widowed mother's struggle to keep their farm. Through the help of Mrs. Porter, a naturalist and photographer, Elnora is encouraged to reach her goals
Prince Caspian : and the voyage of the dawn treader( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The magical land of Narnia is ruled by the corropt King Miraz. His nephew, Prince Caspian, calls on Lucy, Peter, Susan and Edmund to help him defeat Miraz and restore Narnia to its former glory. Years later Caspian, Lucie, Edmund and obnoxious cousin Eustace set sail to rescue the six lords who were banished by Caspian's evil uncle
The buried mirror : reflections on Spain and the New World( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every year, half a million people brave the border patrols to enter the United States illegally. They are looking for the Gringo gold, but are also bringing the Latino gold, Carlos Fuentes observes. Hispanic immigrants contribute a wealth of traditions: diverse cultural creativity in art, music, and dance, respect for family ties, distinct hallmarks of the Spanish-speaking world
The Story of English by William Reid( Visual )

9 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of English language from its Anglo-Saxon origins to its present position of global importance
A little princess by Wonder Works( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sara Crewe is left by her father at a girl's school where she is well treated because she is rich. After her father dies and his fortune supposedly lost she is treated as a servant until her father's friend finds her
Miracle at Moreaux by Paul Shapiro( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nun leader and children attending a Catholic school in Nazi-occupied France overcome their fears and risk their lives to help 3 Jewish children to freedom
Home at last( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on real orphan trains which resettled children in the Midwest at the turn of the century. Billy, a streetwise kid from New York, is sent to Nebraska and is taken in by a Swedish farm family
Through African eyes( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When first seen in the Western world in 1900, African art was viewed as strange and exotic. Yet these works, the booty of colonial wars, would influence Picasso, Matisse, and Modigliani and change the course of 20th century art. This program, while recognizing this impact, introduces noted experts who explain the importance of reappraising African art within its own cultural context. Then local Malian inhabitants in a Bamana village and the walled city of Djenne comment on the function of art and the role of the artist in their society
Civilisation : a personal view by Kenneth Clark( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history of Western culture from the end of the Graeco-Roman world to the present day. Covers the great works of sculpture, painting, architecture, philosophy, poetry, literature and music from each century covered
The Prize : the epic quest for oil, money and power by Daniel Yergin( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This PBS miniseries tells the epic history of oil ... how it has dominated global politics, shaken the world economy, and transformed our century
Hiroshima maiden( Visual )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young Japanese woman, injured in the bombing at Hiroshima, comes to live with an American family, the older son finds it hard to accept
A Waltz through the hills( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Australian children Sammy Dean and her older brother Andy are suddenly orphaned, they fear that they will be separated and placed in foster homes. So they set off alone on foot, hoping to reach a ship that will take them to England and their only surviving relatives. The two young runaways must make their dangerous journey through some of the world's harshest terrain - the wilds of the Australian outback
And the children shall lead by Emma Pullen( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The civil rights movement is examined through the eyes of a 12-year-old black child living in a southern town. Young Rachel's family must decide whether to be a part of struggle for change
The wisdom of the dream( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examination of the life of Jung and the relevence of the key concepts of Jungian philosophy for the contemporary world
The Canterville ghost( Visual )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vacationing family finds itself sharing an English mansion with a ghost who is doomed to haunt until an ancient curse is lifted
Sweet 15 by Sharon Weil( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nothing is more important to Mexican-American Marta Delacruz than her quinceanera--the traditional 15th-birthday celebration that symbolically ushers a young Mexican girl into adulthood. She is understandably angry and resentful when her father cancels the gala event. Her outlook is completely changed, however, when she accidentally uncovers her father's secret--he has never become a U.S. citizen
The fig tree( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine-year-old Miranda is a sensitive loner growing up in rural Texas in the early 1900s. A profound fear of death torments her from the unexplained passing of her mother. With the help of her free-spirited aunt, Miranda confronts her fears and learns to accept death as a part of life
 
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The Lion, the witch & the wardrobe
Covers
The silver chairThe buried mirror : reflections on Spain and the New WorldThe Story of EnglishCivilisation : a personal view
Languages
English (83)