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BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc

Overview
Works: 1,907 works in 3,104 publications in 1 language and 141,209 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Educational films  Documentary television programs  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Television adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Science television programs  Nature 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 )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 1,689 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 Edward P Ortleb( Visual )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 1,661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 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 )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,572 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 )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 1,529 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 1,519 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
Pond & river by Eyewitness( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,455 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
Eyewitness rock & mineral( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 1,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 1,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the forces that shape our planet and affect our lives, from hurricanes to volcanoes. Captured on camera in the midst of turmoil, rare footage reveals the earth at its most violent, from the fury of a twister to the progress of an avalanche. Followed by a short programme which looks behind the scenes at the making of Natural disaster. Suggested audience: primary, intermediate, secondary, general
Prehistoric life by Edward P Ortleb( Visual )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 1,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the history of the creation of the earth, the origin of life, and the evolution of the many species including early man
Butterfly & moth by Brian Meelh( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,316 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
Plant by Eyewitness( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 1,274 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 )

5 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
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,219 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
Sense and sensibility by Ang Lee( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,167 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?
Planets by Gustav Holst( Visual )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,162 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
How art made the world by Mark Hedgecoe( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,159 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1,062 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 1,061 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
A Room with a View by James Ivory( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,018 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
 
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