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BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc

Overview
Works: 1,921 works in 2,854 publications in 1 language and 138,082 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Educational films  Drama  Nonfiction television programs  Nature television programs  Children's films  Juvenile works  Science television programs  Children's television programs  Television adaptations 
Roles: Licensee, Licensor, Producer, Distributor
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
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Most widely held works about BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc
 
Most widely held works by BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc
Human machine (Bodyzone)( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 1,680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of an 8-part series of adventures in a virtual science museum. This segment investigates the most complex machine of all-- the human body. Discusses what it requires for survival and describes its intricate systems. Shows how a network of signals enables us to breathe, see, hear and digest food. Examines circulation. Looks at the function of organs and cells. Shows how the brain organizes its information
Eyewitness weather by Eyewitness( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 1,677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

See how different types of weather form and the effect that climate has on our world
Eyewitness volcano by Mick Jackson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 1,654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about the forces inside the Earth that cause volcanoes to erupt and earthquakes to shake the landscape
Arctic & Antarctic by Eyewitness( Visual )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,566 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
Eyewitness ocean by Eyewitness( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 1,546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visit the alien world of the deep and come face to face with some of the most bizarre creatures on our planet
Mammal by Eyewitness( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the life history of mammals
Eyewitness rock & mineral( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 1,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn amazing facts about rocks, gems, and the Earth itself
Pond & river by Eyewitness( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,471 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 Dorling Kindersley Vision( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 1,397 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
Butterfly & moth by Brian Meelh( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take a flight of fancy with nature's most bequiling creatures. See their miraculous transformation from lowly caterpillar to airborne adult, and learn why these delicate insects have long inspired and entranced us
Simon Schama's Power of art by Simon Schama( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focusing on eight iconic works of art, this series reveals the history of visual imagination through the ages. A combination of reconstruction, photography and storytelling transport the viewer back to the intense moments when great works were conceived and born: the murderous, messianic world of Baroque Rome; opulent, parvenu Amsterdam; paranoid, revolutionary Paris; Victorian England suffocating beneath riches and righteousness; the madhouses and brothels of Provence; the carnage of civil war Spain; 1950s New York, caught between Cold War jitters and Manhattan glitter. In each place, a great artist is backed into a corner, facing a crisis, given a chance to confound his rivals, enemies and critics one more time
Jane Austen's pride and prejudice( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 1,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Pride and prejudice is the story of lively and rebellious Elizabeth Bennet, one of five unmarried daughters living in the countryside of 19th century England. In a world where obtaining an advantageous marriage is a woman's sole occupation, Elizabeth's independent manner threatens her family's future. Will her romantic sparring with the mysterious and arrogant Darcy end in misfortune-- or will love's true nature prevail?"--Container
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,198 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
How art made the world by Mark Hedgecoe( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,147 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
Sense & sensibility by John Alexander( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,128 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 1,031 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?
A Room with a View by James Ivory( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All she wanted was a room with a view on her first trip to Florence. Little did she realize that her wish would lead her into impropriety, confusion, and passion
Insect by Eyewitness( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zoom in on a world of creatures that are industrious, sociable and environmentally useful, but that are nevertheless avoided and ignored. Safely examine the wonders of the insect through macrophotography and startling 3-D graphics that reveal the true importancve of these amazing life forms
Shark by Yvonne. Thomas, Paul. Sheen, Martin. Dorling Kindersley, Inc. British Broadcasting Corporation. BBC Wildvision (Firm) BBC Lionheart Television (Firm) Oregon Public Broadcasting Ellis( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes you down into the murky world of sharks and their relatives, reveals what motivates these fascinating creatures, and dispels some myths about their behavior. Discover a shark that can fit in your hand and a shark that eats only plankton--and learn that not all sharks are killing machines
Fish( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes you deep into the waters of the world to discover some of the most exotic creatures in nature. Take the plunge from dazzling coral reefs to the darkest depths to meet fish - a vast and varied group of animals
 
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Simon Schama's Power of art
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Eyewitness weatherEyewitness volcanoArctic & AntarcticEyewitness oceanMammalEyewitness rock & mineralPond & riverPrehistoric life