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BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc

Overview
Works: 2,458 works in 3,893 publications in 1 language and 145,630 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Educational films  Television adaptations  Juvenile works  Children's films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Nature television programs  Television series  Children's television programs 
Roles: Licensee, Licensor, Producer, Distributor, Publisher
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
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Most widely held works about Inc BBC Worldwide Americas
 
Most widely held works by Inc BBC Worldwide Americas
Ocean by Eyewitness( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 1,459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover the ancient myths that surround our oceans and the modern science behind them
Arctic & Antarctic by Eyewitness( Visual )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the general ecology and animal life of the two polar regions and to their place in human history
Mammal by Eyewitness( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals the most amazing facts and folklore about our favorite furry animals. Towering or tiny, ferocious or friendly, mammals trot, hop, swim, and soar. Meet the creatures that make up this huge and varied family
Pond & river by Eyewitness( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the biological life of rivers and ponds and their influence on the history of human beings
Prehistoric life by Edward Ortleb( Visual )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 1,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program explores Earth's age, uncovers fossils and traces evolution through the geological time periods. It also examines continental drift, studies cockroaches, early communication, and the role of mass extinctions throughout history
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This production of Shakespeare's masterpiece from Britain's renowned Royal Shakespeare Company was filmed on location rather than in the theatre. No recent stage production in Britain has attracted the excitement and nearly unanimous critical praise as this Hamlet. Dynamic, exciting, and contemporary, it breathes new life into Shakespeare's greatest play
Butterfly & moth by Eyewitness( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the life history of moths and butterflies
Sherlock by Benedict Cumberbatch( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Season four begins with the mercurial Sherlock Holmes, back once more on British soil as Doctor Watson and his wife Mary prepare for their biggest challenge yet: becoming parents
Plant by Eyewitness( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 1,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at how plants have adapted to different environments and at various ways they are germinated and spread their seeds or spores
Simon Schama's Power of art by Simon Schama( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the visual arts through the ages, presented through dramatic reenactment, photography, and storytelling
Sense & sensibility by Jane Austen( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 1,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sense and sensibility: Marianne Dashwood wears her heart on her sleeve when she falls in love with the charming but unsuitable John Willoughby, ignoring her sister Elinor's warning that her impulsive behavior leaves her open to gossip and innuendo. Elinor, sensitive to social convention, struggles to conceal her own romantic disappointment, even from those closest to her. Will the sisters learn that sense must mix with sensibility if they are to find personal happiness in a society where status and money govern the rules of love?
Call the midwife by Vanessa Redgrave( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now nearing the 1960s, the community enters a new time of social change, while stories of birth, life and death continue to touch your heart. Will live-wire Nurse Trixie marry her young curate? What new project calls for a heart as big as Chummy's? How will Sister Evangelina react to two new nurses? And why does Sister Julienne appear so unsettled by a mystery benefactor?
Planets by Gustav Holst( Visual )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journey through space and time, witnessing the birth of the sun and traveling to the outer limits of the solar system
Jane Austen's pride and prejudice by Andrew Davies( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of lively and rebellious Elizabeth Bennet, one of five unmarried daughters living in the countryside of nineteenth-century England, in a world where an advantageous marriage is a woman's sole occupation
How art made the world( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals how the first big artistic discoveries were made and how they have cascaded down the centuries to define the look of the present day. Encompassing everything from cave paints to ceramics and pyramids to palaces, this film explores the global trend for unrealistic depictions of the human body; the secret powers of the feature film; how politicians manage to manipulate people so easily; visions of the afterlife; and why we use imagery at all
Call the midwife by Heidi Thomas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"More stories from the nurses and nuns of Nonnatus House. In this series Sister Monica Joan goes missing at Christmas time leaving the nuns and nurses distraught. Shelagh rushes to put together a children's choir in time for a BBC broadcast from the church. Elsewhere Trixie, having battled through her issues with alcohol, finds a new purpose in her keep fit classes. And could friendship blossom into something more for vicar Tom Hereward and Barbara? Meanwhile, a string of babies born with severe and devastating deformities, casts a dark shadow over the entire team at Nonnatus House as they struggle to understand why."--Container
Volcano by Tommy Lee Jones( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about the forces inside the Earth that cause volcanoes to erupt and earthquakes to shake the landscape
Monster by Dorling Kindersley Vision( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why do some animals give us the creeps? Takes a journey through fact and fantasy, coming face to face with deadly spiders, scorpions and ferocious crocodiles. Meet terrifying monsters from myth and legend and discover which real creatures may have inspired the creation of these mythical beasts. Followed by a short programme which looks behind the scenes at the making of Monster. Suggested audience: primary, intermediate, secondary, general
Eyewitness weather( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

See how different types of weather form and the effect that climate has on our world. Part of the Eyewitness video series
A Room with a View by James Ivory( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the early 1900's. "[The film] tells the story of the coming of age of Lucy Honeychurch (Helena Bonham-Carter). Longing to burst free from the repression of British upper class manners and mores, she must wrestle with her inner romantic longings to choose between the passionate George (Julian Sands) and the priggish but socially suitable Cecil (Daniel Day-Lewis)"--Container
 
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