Most widely held works about ABC Video
Most widely held works by ABC Video
Pride and prejudice ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Mild-mannered Mr Bennett has to deal with five headstrong daughters and an empty-headed wife. Proud Mr Darcy enters the Bennett's lives by proposing marriage to Elizabeth who rejects his offer after judging him on first impressions and the malicious gossip of friends.
Walking with dinosaurs ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Six-part television series which uses computer animation and other special effects to recreate the age of the dinosaurs. Shows the earth's environment when dinosaurs flourished, the characteristics and habits of various species, and how changes in climate, land masses, and vegetation led to the extinction of these massive reptiles. DVD.
The Wiggles. Toot toot ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Driving in The Wiggles' big red car is a lot of fun you can hear The Wiggles singing 'Toot toot chugga chugga' wherever they go. But what happens when the big red car doesn't start? Join The Wiggles in their latest video Toot toot! where they sing and dance their way through lots of fun packed adventures. Toot toot! features The Wiggles and their friends in spectacular dance routines in bright locations, from a pirate ship to rolling hills to the underwater world -the fun, music and colour don't stop!
The planets ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
A comprehensive and spectacular account of space exploration and discovery, using a unique blend of state-of-the-art computer graphics, unseen space race archive and first-hand testimony from scientists around the world.
Kylie Kwong heart and soul ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
"Kylie combines traditional family recipes with the latest ideas in contemporary Australian cuisine. With an emphasis on intense flavours and the freshest and finest produce, she creates mouth-watering dishes out of inspired combinations of Western ingredients ans Eastern techniques. This food is to be relished!" --DVD container.
The human face ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
A four-part series that looks at the human face - its creation, function, sexuality, communication and perception. Part 1, explores how humans send messages through facial expressions and how generally the face will reveal our true feelings whether we like it or not. Part 2, explains the theory of the evolution of the face over 5 million years and looking at the first face. Also explains why cultural differences between races occur and how we recognise others and the importance of self- recognition in creating our identity.
The Wanderer's tale ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Follow the wildebeest migration, as Hugo van Lawick tells how he has filmed these animals for 35 years.
Sahara by Michael Palin ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Michael Palin continues his series of epic journeys. This time crossing the Sahara, an environment as alien and hostile as any on earth. But instead of emptiness the Sahara reveals a vast range of peoples and cultures and landscape rich with history.
Bill Cosby's picture pages who's counting and more fun ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Host Bill Cosby leads pre-schoolers in fun activities that help them prepare for school. Includes learning letters, puzzling puzzles, add it up, taller or shorter, and more.
In the footsteps of Alexander the Great ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Michael Wood travels from Europe to India on an epic 20,000 mile journey in search of the truth behind one of history's greatest stories. Travelling by bus, steam train, ancient sail boat, Michael follows the tracks of Alexander the Great into the heart of Asia.
Bill Cosby's picture pages what's missing and more fun ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Host Bill Cosby instructs youngsters in activities designed to help them get ready for school. Includes make-a-match, a basketball game, counting class, super shapes, and more.
Philosophy a guide to happiness ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
English philosopher, Alain De Botton, looks at six great European thinkers and how their messages can be applied to the problems of everyday life.
Bill Cosby's picture pages what's different and more fun ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Host Bill Cosby helps pre-schoolers prepare for school with fun activities that develope learning skills. Includes adding games, connect-the-dots, counting class, shapes and more.
Bill Cosby's pictures pages what's that shape and more fun ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Bill Cosby helps pre-schoolers prepare for school with fun activities that develop learning skills. Includes fill-in-the-shape, fun with sound-alike words, what goes with what, make-a-match and more.
Bill Cosby's picture pages what goes where and more fun ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Host Bill Cosby instructs youngsters in activities designed to help them associate words with the pictures they represent. Matching games, connecting dots, and finding new words are all part of the fun.
Sisters in arms ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Uses personal stories and archival footage to commemorate 100 years of Australian military nursing.
Hamish Macbeth. series two ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Set in the Northern Scottish town of Lochdubh, the second series of Hamish Macbeth has all the elements we have come to know and love from the programme - humour, drama and brilliant performances from the whole cast. Robert Carlyle (The Full Monty) shines as Hamish Macbeth, the police constable with a knack for attracting trouble. Although he is looking for a quiet life in this much-loved coastal town, peace and quiet are the last things he'll get. This series has many poignant moments, often juxtaposed with the comedy we have come to know and expect. This combined with the sheer quality of the script writing and production values genuinely sets Hamish Macbeth apart from its many imitators.
Frontline Playing the ego card ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Four episodes from ABC Television's mock-current affairs program, Frontline.
The pirates of Penzance ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Frederick has been apprenticed to a pirate crew by mistake and when his term finishes he attempts to bring them to justice.
Stephen Hawking's universe ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
'At the close of the 20th Century, we seem at last to be on the brink of solving the secrets of the universe'. Author of A brief history in time, Professor Stephen Hawkins is probably the world's most famous living scientist. Through Stephen Hawking's eyes, we embark upon a voyage of discovery undertaken by scientists over the centuries. We see one of the actual telescopes through which Galileo first saw Jupiter's moons, we visit Isaac Newton's house and the Paris Laboratory where Marie Curie first discovered radium. Join in this fascinating journey of discovery ...
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