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Castle Home Video

Overview
Works: 28 works in 34 publications in 2 languages and 110 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Documentary films  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Nonfiction films  Short films  History 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Castle Home Video
Churchill : and the fight for freedom( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trace the footsteps from the birth of this recognizable leader of Britain, to his early military and political career
D-Day, the Normandy invasion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A celebration of the D Day spirit. Code-named "Operation Overlord", the Normandy Invasion took the German Army completely by surprise, as British, American, Canadian, and Allied soldiers stormed the beaches of Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno, and Sword, liberating France and marching towards Berlin and victory in World War II. Remarkable stories of courage and heroism include the acquisition of Pegasus Bridge, the welcome given by the newly liberated French, the brave rangers at Pointe du Hoc, the battle for Omaha Beach, and the Piper Bill Millin, who played his bagpipes waist-deep in water all the way from the landing craft to the shore, then inland through France
Eisenhower : the fight for the future( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Supreme Allied Commander in Europe, he oversaw the invasion of Nazi controlled Europe at the beginning of the war
Wartime Britain-- a nation's finest hour( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A celebration of Britain's spirit in World War II. They experienced the Blackout, the Blitz, and rationing, and faced the ultimate threat of invasion as mainland Europe fell to Adolf Hitler's advancing Nazi troops. Follow Britain's involvement in the progress of the war with the help of archival footage
Escape from Dunkirk by Jonathan Martin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winston Churchill described the evacuation of the beaches of Dunkirk, France in 1940 as a miracle of deliverance for thousands of Allied servicemen, even though it was a victory for Adolf Hitler in World War II
The serpent's egg by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American trapeze act comes to pre-World War II Germany; two of the members are trapped inside Berlin after the other commits suicide. They find work with Dr. Vergerus at St. Ana's clinic, and soon discover that all is not what it appears to be
Gallipoli 1915 : the bloody peninsula by Michael Leighton( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Gallipoli, one of the crucial offensives of World War One, featuring battle footage, dramatised eye-witness accounts, expert comment and analysis, and footage of the beaches and coves of Gallipoli as they are today
Trouble on the terraces( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the causes and attempts to deal with hooliganism at soccer matches
Jack the Ripper's London [dvd]( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the autumn of 1888, victorian London was shocked and terrorised by a series of brutal murders in the Whitechapel district of the city. The killer successfully evaded capture and was dubbed"Jack the Ripper" by the news hungry press of the day. Jack the ripper's London will guide you on a journey of discovery through the the streets of Whitechapel, where this series of murders took place, following in Jack's footsteps, and those of his victims
Arthur : king and country( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Polish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the legends of King Arthur, from the cliffs of Tintagel in Cornwall where it is claimed Arthur was born, to Glastonbury Abbey where visitors can see his grave, searching for the magical, ancient island of Avalon, and piecing together the cast of characters that surrounded the king
Dune by David Lynch( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It is a world of menace, grandeur and intrigue. The Planet Dune--10,000 years into the future; giant mile-long sandworms guard its most precious and priceless assets, the spice Melange, which permits travel through Time and Space. Whoever controls the spice and its secrets controls the Universe. An epic conflict grips the Galaxy as Paul Atreides leads his people into combat against the evil Harkonnens for possession of the planet. But, on Dune, Paul discovers that he has an even greater destiny to fulfill..."--from container
Shakespeare uncovered : the real story( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Polish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blue velvet : a film( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A college student stumbles across a bizarre mystery and wants to know more. The strange world he's found lurking beneath his hometown picture-postcard veneer is about to become much stranger
The History of the British Police Force( Visual )

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

The British police have kept the peace without fear or favour for almost two centuries. This video gives a comprehensive view of the development of the British police - from Sir Robert Peel's first "Peelers" to the modern constable. Whether controlling crowds at Wembley's "White Horse" Cup Final, ending the Balcombe St. siege in the world media glare over 50 years later or fighting the unseen threat of terrorism, the force has proved more than equal to the task. With rare archive material contributed by police authorities nationwide, this video provides rare insights into British policing and is one of the most comprehensive histories compiled on the British police force yesterday and today
Hawker Siddeley Harrier( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

25 years after it entered service, the Harrier is still the only fighter in the world capable of taking off and landing vertically. Having demonstrated its effectiveness during the 1982 Falklands War, the little Jump Jet has developed into a highly advanced aircraft, ideally suited to a wide range of applications. Needing no airfield, and with unprecedented agility, it can stop dead in mid-flight, move forwards, backwards, or sideways and even turn on the spot. These unique flying abilities make it the equal of almost any other fighter aeroplane in a dogfight, at low speed, it is virtually unbeatable
Agincourt 1415 : the triumph of the longbow( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

On cotober 25, 1415, as the pale day of an early autumn day broke over Agincourt, a mighty French army numbering 30,000 surveyed the small English force who stood before them ready to do battle. The French expected a comprehensive victory. The men who faced them were, after all, tired from endless marches and weakened by illness. But, as a day of great savagery unfolded, it was the English -- boldly led by their king Henry V -- who would utterly destroy their enemy. For, although superior in number by six to one, the French army were torn asunder by the most deadly war weapon of the age --the English longbow. Featuring a supurb re-enactment, original reconstruction and "eye-witness" accounts, plus military analysis by Dr. David G. Chandler, Agincourt 1415 is a fascinating and unique study of one of the most famous and crucial battles in history
The dam busters by Michael Anderson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The story of the historic Dam Busters raids told through archive footage and modern interviews. "Spring 1943. A squadron of Lancaster bombers knocked out two massive dams in the heart of industrial Germany. They used an unusual and ingenious weapon: a huge, spinning garbage can full of explosives -- that bounced on water. It was the brainchild of Barnes Wallace, an engineer obsessed with the idea of shortening the war."
The history of the nineteenth century : the age of empire( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This video highlights the achievements of the 19th century: prosperity from the Industrial movement, improvement in travel and communication, scientific and technological discoveries and the fostering of social and political reform, the intellectual and imaginative leaps by people such as Darwin and Dickens. famous personalities are brought back to life in historical reenactments, supported by a group of historians each discussing the stage of British development
Life in the trenches( Visual )

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

This video explains what it meant to live and fight on the Western front, from the innocent patriotism of 'Kitcheners Army' to the war-weary anger of the war poets. This is the story of the horror of life in the trenches
Norman conquests : the harrying of the North( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Featuring authentic and exciting reconstructions, renactments, and dramatised contemporary accounts of the years which followed the Battle of Hastings
 
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Polish (3)