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BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc

Overview
Works: 2,621 works in 4,382 publications in 1 language and 154,923 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Children's films  Juvenile works  Educational films  Television series  Documentary television programs  Nature television programs  Children's television programs  Historical 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
Arctic & Antarctic by Eyewitness( Visual )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journey to the Poles to observe the animals that struggle to survive in regions of extreme cold
Ocean by Eyewitness( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 1,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover the ancient myths that surround our oceans and the modern science behind them
Mammal by Rebecca Daly( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,307 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 )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,289 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 by Benedict Cumberbatch( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,267 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
Prehistoric life by Edward Ortleb( Visual )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,239 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 Eyewitness( Visual )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,198 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
Simon Schama's Power of art( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1,164 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
Plant by Eyewitness( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 1,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Sense & sensibility by Jane Austen( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 1,130 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 )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,130 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?
How art made the world( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,036 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 1,033 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
Planets by Gustav Holst( Visual )

17 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes the viewer on a journey through our solar system, describing the sun, moon, each of the planets and the asteroid belt. Covers scientific facts, historical thought and mythological associations of each. Suggested audience: primary, intermediate, secondary, general
Call the midwife( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the rather austere Sister Ursula is appointed the new head of Nonnatus house, Sister Julienne finds herself demoted and working back alongside the midwives as an ordinary member of staff
Jane Austen's pride and prejudice by Andrew Davies( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 992 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
Orphan black by Tatiana Maslany( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarah is on the run from a bad relationship when a look alike stranger commits suicide right in front of her. Sarah sees a solution to all her problems by assuming the dead woman's identity and clearing out her bank account. Instead, she stumbles into a thriller mystery, and uncovers an earth-shattering secret: she is a clone. She learns there are more like her, genetically identical individuals, nurtured in wildly different circumstances, and someone is trying to kill them off, one by one
A Room with a View by James Ivory( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 929 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
Monster by Dorling Kindersley Vision( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A journey through fact and fantasy, putting viewers face to face with deadly spiders, scorpions, and ferocious crocodiles. Meet terrifying monsters and discover the real creatures who may have inspired these mythical beasts
Volcano by Tommy Lee Jones( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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