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BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc

Overview
Works: 2,034 works in 3,363 publications in 1 language and 142,324 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Educational films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Documentary television programs  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Nature television programs  Children's television programs 
Roles: Licensee, Licensor, Producer, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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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) by Coronet Instructional Media (Firm)( Visual )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 1,655 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
Volcano by Tommy Lee Jones( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 1,642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about the forces inside the Earth that cause volcanoes to erupt and earthquakes to shake the landscape
Eyewitness weather by Edward P Ortleb( Visual )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 1,642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to a portrayal of weather and climate and their influence on human life and activities
Arctic & Antarctic by Eyewitness( Visual )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,535 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
Ocean by Eyewitness( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 1,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visits the alien world of the deep, looking at the story of ocean exploration, and at the diverse animals and plants which live in this enormous habitat. Followed by a short programme which looks behind the scenes at the making of Ocean. Suggested audience: primary, intermediate, secondary, general
Mammal by Eyewitness( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,502 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 1,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes you on a twisting journey down the great rivers of the world, pausing to visit the thriving realm of freshwater ponds. Travel upstream to find civilization's source - then down again to see the key to our very survival
Rock & mineral( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 1,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn amazing facts about rocks, gems, and the Earth itself
Natural disasters by Dorling Kindersley Vision( Visual )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 1,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the forces that shape the planet, including volcanoes, tsunamis, floods, storms, and avalanches
Prehistoric life by Edward Ortleb( Visual )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 1,357 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 Meehl( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take a flight of fancy with nature's most beguiling creatures. See their miraculous transformation from lowly caterpillar to airborne adult, and learn why these delicate insects have long inspired and entraced us
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hamlet, a prince of medieval-era Denmark, senses treachery behind his royal father's death. His mother is all too dangerously entangled in that treachery. This film portrays Shakespeare's immortal tale of high adventure and evil deeds
Plant by Eyewitness( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 1,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the ages, man has depended on plants for everything from oxygen to food to building supplies. Gives a colorful tour of the world's most dazzling flora - from the most magical to the most bizarre. Watch buds burst, flowers bloom, and discover the myriad ways plants struggle to survive
Simon Schama's Power of art by Simon Schama( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,222 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
Sense and sensibility by Ang Lee( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two sisters attempting to find happiness in the tightly structured society of 19th century England. Elinor, disciplined, restrained and very conscious of the manners of the day, represents sense
How art made the world by Mark Hedgecoe( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,157 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
Planets by Gustav Holst( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,135 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
Call the midwife by Vanessa Redgrave( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1,099 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?
Monster by Patty Jenkins( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,026 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
Call the midwife by Call the midwife (Television program)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 1,009 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
 
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