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Most widely held works by BFS Video (Firm)
Northanger Abbey ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 773 libraries worldwide
In 18th century Bath, a girl bursting with freshness and passion for macabre Gothic novels experiences intrigue, adventure, and romance, especially when the romantic Henry Tilney invites her to his ancestral home.
A tale of two cities ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 704 libraries worldwide
"In the dock of a British courtroom, French aristocrat Charles Darnay stands accused of spying. The outlook appears grim until some last-minute help comes from the mysterious Sydney Carton. Darnay goes free and makes plans to marry Lucie Manette. Carton keeps his love for her to himself, yet assures her that he would make the ultimate sacrifice for her 'or for anyone you love'"--Container.
The six wives of Henry VIII ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1970 and 2000 in English and held by 451 libraries worldwide
The episodes are intended to portray the courtly and private lives of Henry and his wives, and are designed to present the pageantry, intrigue, and humor of the period.
The worst witch ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 408 libraries worldwide
No matter how hard she tries to master potions and flying, Mildred is still the worst student at Miss Cackle's International Academy for Witches.
Sharpe's honour ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 387 libraries worldwide
British officer Richard Sharpe must disguise himself as a Spanish rebel and slip behind enemy lines to search for the one person who can clear him of allegations of deceit and dishonour.
Sharpe's battle ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 381 libraries worldwide
British officer Richard Sharpe is given the task of preparing the hitherto purely ceremonial Royal Irish Company for real battle. The commander's ambitious wife and false rumors of a massacre in Ireland complicate the job.
Sharpe's gold ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 373 libraries worldwide
Hunting for lost Aztec gold, Sharpe runs afoul of a local partisan leader; Wellington's cousin Bess, searching for her lost gold-prospecting husband, shows up with her daughter and gets mixed up in the mess.
Sharpe's revenge ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 371 libraries worldwide
After returning from the war Sharpe is accused of stealing Napoleon's treasure, after being set up by his long-time enemy Ducos. He's abandoned by his wife, convicted of the crime, and sent to jail. He escapes to seek justice.
Sharpe's Waterloo ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 368 libraries worldwide
When Sharpe hears of Napoleon's return from exile he goes back to the Army. Placed on staff of the incompetent Prince of Orange he reunites with the Chosen Men and organises the defences for the Battle of Waterloo.
Sharpe's justice ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 364 libraries worldwide
Sharpe returns to England and is ordered to the North where he is to command the local militia in a troubled town. It is here that Sharpe faces an agonizing decision - whether to side with the town's corrupt gentry or to support his own kind, the rough and tough of the world who are abused by their superiors.
Sharpe's sword ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 358 libraries worldwide
Sharpe is sent to protect El Mirador, Wellington's best spy, and finds himself a target of Colonel Leroux, a ferocious French swordsman who has been commanded to capture El Mirador. When Sharpe is wounded in battle, a mute French convent girl comes to his aid.
Piece of cake ( Visual )
11 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 354 libraries worldwide
The adventures, heartaches and rites of passage of the fighter pilots of RAF Hornet Squadron during World War II.
Last chance to see ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 349 libraries worldwide
British comedian legend Stephen Fry and zoologist Mark Carwardine travel from the Amazon's steamy jungles to New Zealand's icy mountain tops seeking some of the most remarkable and endangered creatures of Earth. Entertaining and informative with a unique insight into the fascinating world that we are in danger of losing.
Sharpe's rifles ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 347 libraries worldwide
The adventures of a maverick British officer who has risen through the ranks of Wellington's army by his courageous and daring exploits. He and his chosen men operate behind French lines in Spain and Portugal to undermine Napoleon's forces.
Sharpe's eagle ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 338 libraries worldwide
When the incompetent Sir Henry Simmerson loses most of his men and his regimental flag during battle, Sharpe, spurred by the memory of a friend who was recently killed sets out for revenge. He is determined to capture the French mascot, a carved golden eagle which is carried into combat. Sharpe is also looking to a settle a personal score with two arrogant officers who have angered him at their mistreatment of the elegant widow Josefina.
Ballet shoes ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 327 libraries worldwide
Adopted as babies by the extraordinary Great Uncle Matthew, Pauline, Petrova, and Posy Fossil lead a sheltered life with their guardian, Sylvia, who struggling to make ends meet, is forced to take in lodgers. When the girls are accepted to Ballet school, life becomes a whirl of classes and rehearsals until yet another financial crisis threatens their future.
The Fortunes and misfortunes of Moll Flanders ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 320 libraries worldwide
Moll is a headstrong woman whose lowly station in 18th century London leaves her in the most dire of circumstances forcing her into a lifestyle that could easily break her spirit. Her story involves husbands and numerous lovers, shocking family secrets, and travels to bustling London and the New World's Virginia. Moll's dangerous misdeeds stretch from sexual adventures to criminal acts, leaving her with a price on her head as she strives to triumph against overwhelming odds.
Inspector Morse, the remorseful day collection set ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 306 libraries worldwide
Inspector Morse and his partner solve mysteries and bring murderers to justice.
The Wolvercote tongue ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 296 libraries worldwide
A precious jewel known as The Wolvercote tongue is missing and its owner has been found dead in a hotel room. Morse suspects foul play, despite the pathologist's report that she died of a heart attack.
Battle of the broomsticks ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 183 libraries worldwide
The first three episodes of the television series "The worst witch" which focuses on Mildred Hubble, a hopelessly clumsy young witch-in-training, and her experiences at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches.
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