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World Wide International Television

Overview
Works: 29 works in 63 publications in 1 language and 2,013 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Made-for-TV movies  Television programs  Fiction  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Drama  Film adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4572
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Most widely held works about World Wide International Television
 
Most widely held works by World Wide International Television
The cinder path by Catherine Cookson series (Television program)( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie is marred to the scandalous Victoria, but is in love with her sister Florence. Charlie goes off to war in search of redemption. On the front lines, he battles not only the enemy, but also the demons of self-doubt which have plagued him throughout his life. One day, Charlie witnesses a murder and must decide whether to protect his abusive father or tell the truth
The dwelling place by Catherine Cookson( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cissie Brodie, a 16 year old girl, struggles to hold her family together after their parents die in the cholera epidemic of 1832. Her turbulent life takes a cruel turn after she is raped and left pregnant. Eventually she is forced to make a decision between two men who profoundly influence her life
The glass virgin by Catherine Cookson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raised by a dissolute father and distant mother, Annabella finds herself cast out at age 17, with a loyal childhood friend as her sole protector
Deadly shadow of Vesuvius( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nova explores the world of Vesuvius and other volcanoes, and tours the ruins of Pompeii. Scientists study Vesuvius to predict when it will erupt again
The fifteen streets( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tragic love story of a poor dock worker and a wealthy shipbuilder's daughter in Victorian England. Their love could not withstand the social pressures
Catherine Cookson's The rag nymph( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two love stories set in 19th century England
Catherine Cookson's The moth by Catherine Cookson( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two love stories set in 19th century England
Catherine Cookson's The gambling man( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rory O'Connor (Green) is different form the rest of his working class family. He may only be a rent collector, but his dreams are big. Rory believes his only way up and out is through his passion for gambling. Rory uses his talents as a springboard for a better life, however, beneath his fledgling success lies a foundation of lies, deceit and shame
Catherine Cookson's The glass virgin( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 1859 and Annabella Lagrange in 10 years old. Living a life of luxury, she is blissfully unaware that her father is a spendthrift and a womanizer. His debts are threatening to ruin the wealthy family into which he married
The Catherine Cookson collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains four made for television movies adapted from novels by Catherine Cookson and set in England during the nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries; including "The Dwelling Place," "The Gambling Man," "The Glass Virgin," and "The Man Who Cried."
Norilsk : survival on a frozen desert( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of a five-part series that focuses on different Russian regions and explores how life has changed, both socially and economically, due to recent economic and political changes. This segment presents the city of Norilsk and its surrounding tundra. Although northern Russia is one of the most inhospitable places on earth, over 200,000 people live in Norilsk. The area is rich in minerals. Focuses on how its delicate ecology is affected by open cast mining, nickel smelting, and oil pipelines. The region can be reached only by air or through a nearby port. Visits Norilsk in midwinter and observes as an icebreaker clears a channel. Also travels into the arctic wilderness to meet the nomadic native peoples and experience their way of life and to understand the impact that the industrialization of the area has had on them
Moscow, from Marx to McDonald's( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of a five-part series that focuses on different Russian regions and explores how life has changed, both socially and economically, due to recent economic and political changes. This segment explores Moscow and its surrounding region, an area representing the largest population center in Russia. Looks at what makes this city of ten million distinctive as a great capital city, and examines Moscow's role as the center of urban and economic development in the new Russia. Uses three-dimensional graphic simulations of the city to allow viewers to "fly" across the landscape and into Moscow to understand its network of roads, railroads, and suburbs. In addition to looking at Moscow's role as the seat of the government, visits several local businesses, including a factory, a bank, and the biggest McDonald's in the world
The Volga : journey through the heart of Russia( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of a five-part series that focuses on different Russian regions and explores how life has changed, both socially and economically, due to recent economic and political changes. Explores the Volga River system from it's source to the Caspian Sea. Introduces us to the industries on the river and the ecological and economic problems of the area
The steppes : harvest for a nation( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of a five-part series that focuses on different Russian regions and explores how life has changed, both socially and economically, due to recent economic and political changes. This segment joins a small group of farmers for the wheat harvest on the vast plains of the Russian Steppes. It is some of the best farmland in the country--flat, fertile, and very hot in the summer--and it's about as far south as one can go in the new Russia. Explores the impact on farming methods and the way of life for Russian farmers, as the giant collective farms of the Communist era have given way to farmers who now own their own land. Using three-dimensional graphics and aerial photography, flies over the region to show the region's geographical relationship to the rest of Russia
The Kuzbass : hard times in the Siberian coalfield( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of a five-part series that focuses on different Russian regions and explores how life has changed, both socially and economically, due to recent economic and political changes. The Kuzbass is deep in Siberia, at the heart of Russia's heavy industrial heartland. This program explores the town of Novo-Kuznetsk which is dominated by a huge steel mill
 
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The cinder path
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The Catherine Cookson collection