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Freeston, Jeremy

Overview
Works: 85 works in 135 publications in 1 language and 2,205 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Documentary films  Biographical films  Legends  Drama  Nonfiction films  Military history  War films  Historical films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Cinematographer , Author, Author of screenplay, Performer
Classifications: DA197, 942.02
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jeremy Freeston
The Arthurian legends( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video of the myth and fantasy surrounding King Arthur "features dramatized re-enactment footage, plus expert analysis by leading authorities."--Container
William the Conqueror the triumphant king( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of William the Conqueror's reign, first as Duke of Normandy and then as conqueror of England in 1066
Battlefield detectives( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigators re-create the conditions of history's major battles using 3-D computer models, maps, artifacts, original footage, and dramatic reenactments. From the muddy fields at Hastings to the sweltering jungles of Vietnam, a variety of experts offer compelling new evidence on the wars that shaped the modern world. Features insightful commentary from experts on firearms, forensic science, climatology, engineering, and more
Joan of Arc( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatized biography of Joan of Arc, a French peasant girl who led the French army against the English during the Hundred Years War
The Franco-Prussian War( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief look at the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-1871
The Celts( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the Hallstatt and La Tène Celts. Discussses the history, values, and lifestyle of this warrior society, exploring topics that include the roles of the druids, bards, and seers; the political hierarachy in Celtic society; human sacrifice; methods of warfare; and influence on the ethnic languages of Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and Brittany
Brother against brother( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring large-scale reconstruction of key events, dramatized eyewitness accounts plus rare archive film and period imagery, this program tells the powerful stories behind a great civil war that tore a nation apart: the American Civil War
William the Conqueror( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program paints a picture of William the Conqueror who was at once a great warrior and a ruthless politician and statesman. His twenty-year reign truly shaped the future of England
The Gallic wars( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dramatic story of the campaigns of 58 to 53 B.C. in which Julius Caesar and his Roman Legions conquered Gaul (modern day France). Caesar's intervention in the Gallic intertribal warfare was originally prompted by genuine concern for Italian security, but as the campaign developed, Rome's commander began to hatch plans for full conquest
The Punic wars( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hannibal forged his reputation during the Punic Wars of the second century B.C. Famed for his fifteen day journey across the Alps and for his victories over the Romans at Trebia and Cannae, he remained undefeated in battle until his armies were crushed by Scipio at Zama in 203 B.C., leaving Carthage at the mercy of the Romans
The Bruce( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the story of Robert The Bruce, "Scotland's greatest warrior King." Includes a filmed reconstruction of the battle of Bannockburn
Ancient civilizations( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines historical interviews with glimpses of everyday life of 13 cultures. Scholars provide commentary on such topics as the role of women, religion, education, the military, and politics. Also includes readings from contemporary sources and 3-D architectural reconstructions
Ancient Greece( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Whether looking at Western language, history, or institutions, no other civilization has so greatly influenced our contemporary world. This program re-creates the Greek world, from the morning market to the evening symposiums, from burial rituals to the Olympics. Beginning with Homer's account of the Trojan War, this program explores Greek civilization using 3-D re-creations of the Parthenon and Agora, maps, and commentary by scholars to provide insight into the daily lives of Greek citizens."--Description provided by Films Media Group
Richard the Lionheart( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reign of RIchard Coeur de Lion was one of the most eventful and colorful in England's long history. The third son of Henry II, Richard devoted his life to crusading and defending his lands in France
Rob Roy the true story( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enjoy the true story of Rob Roy. Born Robert Macgregor in 1671, he embarked upon the violent life of an outlaw after the Duke of Montrose seized his land and his fortune in 1712. Tales abound of his generosity to the poor and oppressed, earning him the reputation of a latter day Robin Hood. In 1715, he lead the Jacobite Rebellion
Crusades the knights of Christ( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic story of the great conflict between Christianity and Islam. For nearly two centuries, generations of knights from England and Western Europe marched to do battle with the Saracen hordes who occupied the Holy Land. These bitter and bloody battles are known to history as "The Crusades."
Alexander the Great( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexander the Great was one of the most remarkable kings of the ancient world and is still recognized as a true military genius
Trojan Wars( Visual )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the story of the Trojan war
Queen Victoria( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the remarkable and often moving story of Britain's longest reigning monarch -a woman who gave her name to an entire era. History remembers the Queen's blissfully happy marriage to Prince Albert and her withdrawal from public life after his untimely death: the entire Victorian period saw massive social and economic changes in British society. And, of course, the Queen's red-coated armies marched to win her an empire."--Container
The Boer War & other colonial adventures( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the reign of Queen Victoria, Britain's army protected the new empire to the furthest reaches of the globe. Africa was a vital source of trade and prestige for the rapidly expanding industrial Britain, and the redcoats campaigned through the endless jungles, swamps and deserts of the vast continent
 
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The Arthurian legends
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