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BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc

Overview
Works: 1,780 works in 2,648 publications in 2 languages and 133,163 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Educational films  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Motion pictures  Nonfiction television programs  Children's television programs  Nature television programs  Television mini-series 
Roles: Licensee, Licensor, Producer, Distributor
Classifications: PR2807.A2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc
 
Most widely held works by BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc
Eyewitness weather( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 1,740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

See how different types of weather form and the effect that climate has on our world
Arctic & Antarctic( Visual )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,667 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( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 1,614 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( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,610 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( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,545 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
Sherlock( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A contemporary take on the classic Arthur Conan Doyle stories, Sherlock is a thrilling, funny, fast-paced adventure series set in present-day London. The iconic details from Conan Doyle's original books remain: they live at the same address, have the same names, and, somewhere out there, Moriarty is waiting for them. And so across three thrilling, scary, action-packed, and highly modern adventures, Sherlock and Watson navigate a maze of cryptic clues and lethal killers to get at the truth
Eyewitness rock & mineral( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 1,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 1,462 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
Natural disasters by Dorling Kindersley Vision( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 1,456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the forces that shape our planet and affect our lives, from hurricanes to volcanoes. Rare footage reveals the Earth at its most violent
Butterfly & moth( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,366 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
Plant( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 1,333 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
Planets by Dorling Kindersley Vision( Visual )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,293 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( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 1,229 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
Simon Schama's Power of art by Simon Schama( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,219 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 )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and No Linguistic content 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 Nigel Jonathan Spivey( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,135 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 Jane Austen( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,135 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?
Monster by Dorling Kindersley Vision( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,122 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
Desert( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the geographical history of deserts, their animal life and their importance for human culture
Human machine( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at one of the world's most complex machines, capable of laughing, crying, and even reproducing itself
 
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Arctic & AntarcticEyewitness oceanMammalPond & riverEyewitness rock & mineralPrehistoric lifeNatural disastersButterfly & moth