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Big Build, The Castle Tower
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produced by Fran Calderone and Joanne Fish, History Television Network Productions, in Big Build (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 46 mins
The debut episode of the unique 'how-to' series sees a medieval tower rise above the landscape of northern Idaho. The ultimate hands-on blend of history and engineering. Hosted by contractor and former pro football player Nick Mystrom. Nick and the crew have less than three weeks to erect an iconic Medieval edifi...
produced by Fran Calderone and Joanne Fish, History Television Network Productions, in Big Build (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 46 mins
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Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 6, The Victorians and After
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directed by Karen Selway, fl. 2007; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Karen Selway, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 29 mins
Richard Taylor discovers how, at the height of the Industrial Revolution, medieval imagery and ritual make a surprise return to Victorian places of worship and plunge the Anglican Church into conflict. Richard retraces the controversy surrounding this Oxford Movement of Anglo-Catholics and explores their finest ch...
directed by Karen Selway, fl. 2007; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Karen Selway, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 29 mins
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Engineering an Empire, Episode 10, Napoleon: Steel Monster
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directed by Penny Fearon, fl. 1999; presented by Peter Weller, 1947-; produced by Penny Fearon, fl. 1999, Kralyevich Productions and Mechanism Digital, in Engineering an Empire, Episode 10 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 45 mins
The engineering and/or architectural feats that were characteristic of some of the greatest societies on this planet. Centuries after the fall of the Roman Empire, French kings struggled for control against the church and the aristocracy.
directed by Penny Fearon, fl. 1999; presented by Peter Weller, 1947-; produced by Penny Fearon, fl. 1999, Kralyevich Productions and Mechanism Digital, in Engineering an Empire, Episode 10 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 45 mins
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Engineering an Empire, Episode 11, The Byzantines
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directed by Rebecca Ratliff, fl. 2006 and Mark Cannon, fl. 2002; presented by Peter Weller, 1947-; produced by Rebecca Ratliff, fl. 2006, Kralyevich Productions and Mechanism Digital, in Engineering an Empire, Episode 11 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 44 mins
The engineering and/or architectural feats that were characteristic of some of the greatest societies on this planet. As much of the world descended into the Dark Ages after the fall of Rome, one civilization shone brilliantly: the Byzantine Empire. With ruthless might and supreme ingenuity, the Byzantines ruled o...
directed by Rebecca Ratliff, fl. 2006 and Mark Cannon, fl. 2002; presented by Peter Weller, 1947-; produced by Rebecca Ratliff, fl. 2006, Kralyevich Productions and Mechanism Digital, in Engineering an Empire, Episode 11 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 44 mins
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Engineering an Empire, Episode 14, Da Vinci's World
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directed by Dana Ross, fl. 2001 and Gabrielle Mahler, fl. 1998; presented by Peter Weller, 1947-; produced by Dana Ross, fl. 2001 and Gabrielle Mahler, fl. 1998, Kralyevich Productions, in Engineering an Empire, Episode 14 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 44 mins

The engineering and/or architectural feats that were characteristic of some of the greatest societies on this planet.

After the fall of Rome, Italy fell into a dark sleep, and wasn't reawakened until the 11th century.

directed by Dana Ross, fl. 2001 and Gabrielle Mahler, fl. 1998; presented by Peter Weller, 1947-; produced by Dana Ross, fl. 2001 and Gabrielle Mahler, fl. 1998, Kralyevich Productions, in Engineering an Empire, Episode 14 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 44 mins
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How Did They Build That, 2, Defense
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directed by Ben Anthony, fl. 2014; produced by Paul Murray, in How Did They Build That, 2 (London, England: TVF International, 1998), 25 mins
An investigation into the greatest man-made structures of all time, exploring how new materials and construction techniques have allowed engineers, builders and architects to work to the limits of their ability. The series focuses on the buildings that re-wrote the rulebook, and the architects, engineers and build...
directed by Ben Anthony, fl. 2014; produced by Paul Murray, in How Did They Build That, 2 (London, England: TVF International, 1998), 25 mins
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Human Contraptions, Art
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directed by Bruce Petty, 1929-, in Human Contraptions (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2002), 6 mins
The first time a human did something not work related, minds opened and imaginations soared. Attracted by the lack of effort art required, soon everybody was trying to do it so a serious French philosophy team was installed to decide what the art contraption was really supposed to do. Finally, business stepped in...
directed by Bruce Petty, 1929-, in Human Contraptions (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2002), 6 mins
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Inside the Middle East, Season 2, Episode 9, Andalusia's Islamic Legacy
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produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in Inside the Middle East, Season 2, Episode 9 (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2017), 23 mins
Atop a plateau overlooking the city of Granada stands Alhambra, a mighty fortress and perhaps the most striking testament to southern Spain's Islamic past. The fortress is the focal point of this month's Inside the Middle East and the starting point of a journey through Andalusia in search of the cultural imprint...
produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in Inside the Middle East, Season 2, Episode 9 (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2017), 23 mins
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Italy's Invisible Cities, Episode 2, Venice
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directed by Harvey Lilley, fl. 1997; presented by Michael Scott, 1981- and Alexander Armstrong, 1970-; produced by Harvey Lilley, fl. 1997, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Italy's Invisible Cities, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2017), 51 mins
Following the striking revelations of Rome’s Invisible City, historian Dr Michael Scott embarks on a new adventure to explore the hidden treasures of three more of Italy’s astonishing cities – Naples, Venice and Florence – bringing a fascinating new insight into 2,000 years of history. Drawing on cutting-e...
directed by Harvey Lilley, fl. 1997; presented by Michael Scott, 1981- and Alexander Armstrong, 1970-; produced by Harvey Lilley, fl. 1997, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Italy's Invisible Cities, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2017), 51 mins
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Modern Marvels, Season 7, Episode 6, Bridges
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directed by Bruce Nash, 1947-; produced by Henry Schipper, fl. 1990-2016 and Bruce Nash, 1947-, American Dad and Al Roker Productions, in Modern Marvels, Season 7, Episode 6 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2000), 47 mins
This episode is about Bridges around the world and its history. Bridges play a key role in the human quest to connect and unify.
directed by Bruce Nash, 1947-; produced by Henry Schipper, fl. 1990-2016 and Bruce Nash, 1947-, American Dad and Al Roker Productions, in Modern Marvels, Season 7, Episode 6 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2000), 47 mins
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