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BFS Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 984 works in 1,752 publications in 2 languages and 36,162 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Military history  War films  Action and adventure films  Television mini-series  History  Made-for-TV movies  Romance television programs  Television programs 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: PR6053.O75, 791.4572
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Most widely held works by BFS Video (Firm)
A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member 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
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen( Visual )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member 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
The fortunes and misfortunes of Moll Flanders by Andrew Davies( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ever since her birth in Newgate Prison, Moll has survived by her cunning wit, and considerable powers of seduction. She goes through five husbands and countless lovers to escape a life on the streets. In between using and deceiving her besotted paramours, she is not above picking a pocket or two. All the while, though, her heart belongs to the charismatic Jemmy. Inevitably, even the most clever criminal's luck runs out and Moll is soon facing hangman's noose. As her execution day approaches, she devises one last deperate ploy to save not only her own neck, but also the life of her one true love"--
The worst witch by Jill Murphy( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The worst witch" series focuses on Mildred Hubble, a hopelessly clumsy young witch-in-training, and her experiences at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches
Sharpe's Waterloo( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member 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 battle( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member 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 rifles( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of a maverick British officer who fights behind French lines in Spain and Portugal during the Napoleonic wars
Sharpe's eagle by Bernard Cornwell( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the French seize the King's colours and Sharpe loses an old friend in battle, he steadfastly, but quietly swears to avenge the officer's death and restore England's honour
Sharpe's revenge( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member 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 justice( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member 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
Last chance to see by Mark Carwardine Stephen Fry( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member 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 company by Bernard Cornwell( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Action and romance follow Richard Sharpe as he and his Chosen Men risk their lives on yet another dangerous mission. Sharpe desperately attempts to rescue his lover Teresa before the French troops storm the city of Badajoz
The Indian doctor( Visual )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Hindi and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Delhi graduate Dr. Prem Sharma and his wife move to the U.K. in 1963, hoping to establish a glamorous London practice, but instead, they arrive in Trefelin, a Welsh coal mining village where things are not quite as they should be
Sharpe's enemy by Bernard Cornwell( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Sharpe must do battle with a gang of deserters who have taken hostages
Sharpe's honour( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a French spy frames him for dishonouring a Spanish aristocrat's wife, Sharpe faces arrest, duels, court martial and death to clear his good name and avoid damaging Britain's alliance with Spain
Sharpe's gold by Bernard Cornwell( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hunting for lost Aztec gold, Sharpe runs afoul of a local partisan leader (Folk); Wellington's cousin Bess (Linehan), searching for her lost gold-prospecting husband, shows up with her daughter (Ashbourne) and gets mixed up in the mess
The remorseful day( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this last Morse dramatization, an ailing Inspector Morse returns to work to investigate new evidence that has surfaced regarding the brutal murder of the agreeably flirtatious nurse who attended to him when he was in the hospital
Sharpe's regiment by Tom Clegg( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In June, 1813, Wellington prepares for the invasion of France. Sharpe goes to England to recruit new soldiers for the South Essex, only to discover corruption in the highest ranks putting them at risk for assassination. The adventures of a maverick British officer who fights behind French lines in Spain and Portugal during the Napoleonic wars
Ballet shoes by Noel Streatfeild( Visual )

5 editions published between 1975 and 2000 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three young but ambitious girls go to Ballet school, but financial problems threaten their future
The Wolvercote tongue( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member 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
 
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