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Castle Communications

Overview
Works: 150 works in 210 publications in 1 language and 1,312 library holdings
Genres: Internet videos  Documentary films  Educational films  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Nonfiction films  Historical films  Historical television programs  War television programs  Biography 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 940.54211
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Castle Communications
Emmeline Pankhurst and the suffragettes( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the late nineteenth century movement to win voting rights for women in the United Kingdom. At its head was the redoubtable Emmeline Pankhurst. The women who fought for the right to vote came to be known as the Suffragettes. Mrs. Pankhurst herself was imprisoned several times in pursuit of the cause which was only won in 1928 - the year all women over twenty-one achieved the right to vote. It was also the year of Emmeline Pankhurst's death
William Shakespeare : the history makers( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical study of Shakespeare with critical commentary by Stanley Wells, Director of the Shakespeare Institute, Robert Smallwood, Deputy Director of The Shakespeare Centre, and Shakespearean actor, Brian Blessed. Includes enactments of scenes from Shakespeare's life and dramatized extracts from his works
King Charles I : the royal martyr( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No one has ever doubted King Charles' deeply held religious beliefs, his love for his family, or his many qualities as a king. But his duplicity and procrastination contributed greatly to the bloodshed of the English Civil War and to his own downfall. The film features reconstructions and re-enactments, dramatized "eye-witness" accounts, superb period imagery and commentary and analyses to tell the dramatic story of England's most tragic monarch
Dinosaurs : myths & reality( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using animation and three-dimensional computer graphics, this program separates myth from prehistoric reality with the help of dinosaur experts Dr. Michael Brett Surman, consultant on Jurassic Park, and Dr. David Norman, Britain's leading authority on dinosaurs
The Hitler Youth by Alan Dearn( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history of the Hitler Youth, the largest organization for young people in German history -- some 10 million strong at its height -- aided by films spanning 1920 to 1945. Includes excerpts from Philip Baker's book Youth led by youth
Mysterious Britain( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Throughout the British Isles, structures stand which defy efforts, they remain shrouded in myth and legend, and their fascination remains undimmed. Featuring location footage and dramatized re-creations, this program provides a superb record of the ley lines, chalk hill-drawings and stone circles of Britain. It visits sites such as Glastonbury Tor and Stonehenge, and explores myths which ensure they never lose their place in the popular imagination
Unsolved mysteries of World War II :( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fascinating video collection that addresses the mysteries of World War Two, posing questions of world shattering implications
Unsolved mysteries of the second world war( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A fascinating video collection that addresses the mysteries of World War Two, posing questions of world shattering implications."--Container
Titanic : the final chapter( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using stills, archive footage, and an interview with one of the few remaining survivors, this video follows the tragically short life of the Titanic and the disaster that should never have happened
Unsolved mysteries of World War II :( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fascinating video collection that addresses the mysteries of World War Two, posing questions of world shattering implications
World War I : the broken promises( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The assassination of the heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire sparked the global conflict that was to be the "war to end all wars"--A war that would leave nine million dead and chaange face of the globe. It stands as a monument to the futility of war and became the starting point of a deadlier war two decades later. The history of the great war from the beginning to the end is told through original footage
Unsolved mysteries of World War II :( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fascinating video collection that addresses the mysteries of World War Two, posing questions of world shattering implications
The War poets by Bob Carruthers( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The futility and madness of the First World War was the spur for some of the most moving poetry ever written, but the young men who brought the voice of reason to the Great War were themselves part of a long tradition of war poetry. This program traces the development of the art of war poetry from Anglo-Saxon times to the Middle Ages, comparing the works of Lovelace and Marvell with the first anti-war poet, Robert Burns; to the early 20th century and the works of Brooke, Owen, and Sassoon. Using extensive feature film footage as well as contemporary images, the program brings a new vitality to the checkered tales of heroism, cowardice, luck, valor, and misery which together form the experiences of war over the centuries
Churchill's war( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on Churchill's role in World War II
The History of the Luftwaffe : [a phoenix rising]( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using very rare footage recently obtained from the eastern block, the Luftwaffe's success, structure, tactics and inherent weaknesses are chronicled
Fighter aces by Ted Braun( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charts the history of aerial combat from World War I to the dawn of the jet age. Includes rare archival footage
Alfred the Great( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Featuring superb atmospheric dramatized reconstructions, surviving period imagery and expert commentary and analyses, this program provides a unique account of the life of one of England's truly great monarchs who was not only a fine warrior but also a lawmaker, scholar and champion of religious study"--Container
The Battle of the Somme( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The greatest battle the British Army has ever fought began on 1st July 1916. Using graphics, powerful stills and remarkable archive footage, this programme presents an in-depth treatment of the Somme: the strategic and tactical planning and preparation; the course of the actual battle, particularly the disastrous first day where 60,000 men lost their lives, mercilessly mown down by the German machine guns"--Container
Ancient legends : mysterious Britain( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The British Isles are steeped in ancient legends and myths. Featuring atmospheric re-enactments and beautiful location footage from the heart of Britain, this video is an intriguing exploration of these myths, including the unexplained world of folklore, crop circles, ghosts and witches
Battle of Britain by P Flandinette( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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