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Cromwell Productions

Overview
Works: 1,007 works in 2,041 publications in 1 language and 29,580 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Documentary films  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  Internet videos  History  Children's films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel
Classifications: PN686.A7, 759.4
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Most widely held works by Cromwell Productions
The impressionists by David Manson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of the life and work of Camille Pissarro, the West-Indian born leader of the original Impressionists and the only artist from that school to exhibit at all eight of the exhibitions from 1874 to 1886. A considerable influence on Cezanne and Gauguin at the beginning of their careers, Pissarro's great works include the famous Boulevard Montmartre which hangs today in the National Gallery, London
Ancient China( Visual )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the creation legend of Panku to the demise of the Han Dynasty, this program traces Chinese history and explores the roots of Chinese culture today
J.R.R. Tolkien : Master of the Rings by J. R. R Tolkien( Visual )

16 editions published in 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover why J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings has become an icon of 20th century culture. Includes interview with Tolkien, animated footage, analysis by Tolkien scholars and illustrations by Greg and Tim Hildebrandt and by Roger Dean
The impressionists by David Manson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arguably the greatest of all the Impressionist artists, Pierre August Renoir's brilliant Le Moulin de la Gallette created immense controversy in its day. Famous for his use of hot reds, orange and gold to portray nudes in sunlight, Renoir's later life was blighted by arthritis, which crippled his hands. This fascinating story of the man and his work includes a visit to the artist's home Cagnes-sur-Mer on the island of La Grenouillere, and unique footage of an Impressionist festival
The impressionists( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profoundly influenced by the Renaissance painters, Hilaire Degas pioneered precision of line and the use of the human form in space within the Impressionist school. A Paris-born pupil of Ingres, Degas produced such masterpieces as Rehearsal of the Ballet and The Cotton Exchange. This unique study of his life and times includes delightful new footage of the Royal Ballet, Birmingham, England
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by Twelfth night( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Like Malory's Le Morte Darthur, the anonymously authored Sir Gawain and the Green Knight represents a watershed in the development of the Arthurian tradition. Drawing on insights from Nicholas Perkins, a specialist on medieval English literature and manuscripts at the University of Cambridge; Arthurian expert Kevin J. Harty, of La Salle University; and Helen Cooper, authority on medieval literature at the University of Oxford, this program explicates this complex alliterative poem, examines its treatment of familiar Arthurian themes, and illustrates why it is considered one of the finest romances of the Middle Ages
Monet by Claude Monet( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It was Claude Monet's Impression: soleil levant which gave the impressionist school it's [sic] name. Famed for seeing the subtle nuances of color, light and atmosphere in landscape, Monet's great works include Haystacks and Waterlilies. This program features footage from L'Orangerie and from Monet's house and gardens at Giverny plus special film shot at London's Savoy Hotel, from where Monet painted his famous views of London."--Container
The post-impressionists by David Manson( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and work of van Gogh, featuring expert commentary and location footage
The impressionists by David Manson( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of one of the art world's most colorful characters. A true maverick and a highly controversial figure in his day, Edouard Manet became a father figure to the Impressionist movement because of his stand against the restrictions and conventions of the French salon
The post-impressionists( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his landscape and still-life paintings Cézanne developed a revolutionary new approach to color and perspective. His influence on 20th century artists was so great that he is now referred to as the "Father of modern painting". Learn more about Cézanne's life, artistic style and techniques, explore the historical context of his life and work, and begin to understand his creative process. The program includes on-location footage and commentary by world renowned art experts
The post-impressionists( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and work of post-impressionist master Paul Gaugin, featuring expert commentary and location footage
Dante and the divine comedy( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to The Divine Comedy, with interpretation and analysis by scholars, dramatized sequences, contemporary images and works by artists inspired by Dante's work
The post impressionists( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1893 Edvard Munch created a masterpiece which has become a defining image of the 20th Century. The Scream is a picture whose sense of anguish reveals much about our own lives, as well as the life of the artist who created it
The post-impressionists( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and work of post-impressionist painter Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, featuring expert commentary and location footage
The legend of King Arthur in literature and popular culture( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What makes the promise of Camelot still resonate in the 21st century? In this program, Barbara and Alan Lupack, authors of King Arthur in America and Arthurian Literature by Women; Debra Mancoff, author of The Arthurian Revival in Victorian Art; and Kevin J. Harty, author of King Arthur on Film, New Essays on Arthurian Cinema, discuss the enduring fascination with King Arthur in Britain and America since the Victorian era. Tennyson's Idylls of the King, Twain's A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, paintings of the Pre-Raphaelites, and writings of John Steinbeck, T.H. White, Marion Zimmer Bradley, and others are featured. In addition, Hollywood and pop culture's continuing infatuation with Arthur is explored
Malory's Le morte D'Arthur : anatomy of a legend( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The richly embroidered story of King Arthur as set down by Sir Thomas Malory during the Middle Ages has unfailingly intrigued generations of readers. P.J.C. Field, one of the world's top authorities on Malory and president of the British branch of the International Arthurian Society; Helen Cooper, editor of the Oxford World's Classics edition of Le Morte Darthur; and medievalist Kevin J. Harty, of La Salle University, begin this survey by assessing the historical and apocryphal underpinnings of the Arthurian legend. Then, supported by reenactments, location footage, and works of art, the program examines each section of Malory's archetypal Le Morte Darthur. A Films for the Humanities & Sciences Production
India : the struggle for independence : a history of India from the Moguls to the ends of the British Empire( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the rise of the Moghul empire under Babur in 1526 to the setting of the sun on the British Raj in 1948, this program surveys four centuries of history during which India slowly but decisively shook off foreign rule. Expert commentary on the pivotal politico-military struggles between the Moghuls, the Afghans, Great Britain, and the Indians by Dr. David Hardiman, of Oxford University; Dr. David Washbrook, of Warwick University; and historian Rakesh Dayaz puts India's centuries-long fight for independence into perspective
The post-impressionists( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and work of post-impressionist painter Henri Rousseau, featuring expert commentary and location footage
Ancient China( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the creation legend of Panku to the demise of the Han Dynasty, this program traces Chinese history and explores the roots of Chinese culture today. Visit the Great Wall of China as scholars discuss why it remains even today a symbol of oppression, exemplified in the legend of the weeping woman; the Imperial Palace and how it exemplifies Chinese beliefs in harmony; and the Beijing Opera, whose works are an elaborate retelling of traditional folktales. The influences of Buddhism, ancestor worship, and Taoism in China are also discussed, along with stunning footage of the Buddhist caves and the terra-cotta army
The Dutch masters( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the development of the art of Rembrandt. Also features leading authorities, art historians and scholars
 
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