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Public Media Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 347 works in 548 publications in 2 languages and 15,175 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  History  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Documentary television programs  Television adaptations  Fantasy television programs 
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 )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two brothers and two sisters cross through an enchanted wardrobe closet into the magical world of Narnia, the land of talking animals and mythical creatures. They discover that Narnia is under the evil power of the White Witch, who brings eternal winter to the land. It is up to the children to join the noble Aslan to bring springtime and happiness back to Narnia
Prince Caspian, and The voyage of the Dawn Treader by C. S Lewis( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The magical land of Narnia is ruled by the corrupt 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. Their adventures lead them to a golden lake, a giant sea serpent, a fierce dragon, and finally, the edge of the world
The silver chair by C. S Lewis( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 562 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
Civilisation. a personal view by Kenneth Clark by Kenneth Clark( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 479 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
A Girl of the Limberlost by Gene Stratton-Porter( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 417 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
Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jesse Aarons is in the 5th grade and has trained all summer to become the fastest runner in school. He becomes upset when new classmate Leslie Burke outruns him and everyone else. Despite this and some other striking differences, the two become fast friends. Together, they create Terabithia where they rule as king and queen. It is a land filled with monsters, trolls, ogres, and giants. This friendship helps Jesse cope with a tragedy that makes him realize what Leslie taught him
The buried mirror : reflections on Spain and the New World by Carlos Fuentes( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 385 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 )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the history of the English language and provides a unique focus on current English usage worldwide with a special emphasis on American English
A little princess by Walter Lang( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When wealthy Sara Crewe's father dies, she must learn to adjust to a life of poverty, serving the people who once worked for her
Miracle at Moreaux by Paul Shapiro( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 334 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
Through African eyes by Nicodemus Ngwenyama( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 315 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
Home at last( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 314 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
The Prize : the epic quest for oil, money and power( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 281 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
The wisdom of the dream( Visual )

5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a new depth of understanding of the concepts of psychoanalyst Carl Jung and serves as an introduction to those concepts for the beginner. Interviews with Jung followers show his "user-friendly" psychological approach to life
Hiroshima maiden( Visual )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 266 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 243 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 )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 243 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 Canterville ghost( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 222 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
The fig tree( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and held by 213 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
El espejo enterrado : reflexiones sobre España y el Nuevo Mundo by Carlos Fuentes( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carlos Fuentes looks for his forebears in the mix of people that created Latin America: Spanish, Arab, Jewish, Indian, and African. He asks what is unique in their culture that is cause for celebration in the 500th anniversary year of Columbus
 
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The Lion, the witch & the wardrobe
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The silver chairCivilisation. a personal view by Kenneth ClarkThe buried mirror : reflections on Spain and the New WorldThe Story of English