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BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc

Overview
Works: 1,928 works in 3,193 publications in 1 language and 141,712 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Educational films  Children's films  Documentary television programs  Television adaptations  Juvenile works  Television series  Science television programs  Nonfiction 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 1,661 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 volcano by Anne MacLeod( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 1,643 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

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

15 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,549 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
Mammal by Eyewitness( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,509 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 1,445 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 1,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn amazing facts about rocks, gems, and the Earth itself
Prehistoric life by Edward P Ortleb( Visual )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 1,364 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 1,302 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
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

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
Plant by Eyewitness( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 1,255 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
Simon Schama's Power of art by Simon Schama( Visual )

6 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
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

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?
How art made the world by Mark Hedgecoe( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,158 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 )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,124 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1,095 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 1,032 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 1,003 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
Call the midwife( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 999 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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Eyewitness volcanoEyewitness weatherArctic & AntarcticMammalPond & riverEyewitness rock & mineralPrehistoric lifeButterfly & moth