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Ancient Mysteries, Season 3, Camelot: Old 8097 Has Never Played
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produced by William Kronick, 1934- and David M. Frank, fl. 1983, Multimedia Entertainment Inc. and Filmroos Inc., in Ancient Mysteries, Season 3 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1996), 43 mins
Ancient Mysteries is a series of one-hour documentaries exploring archaeological, historical, and cultural mysteries of the ancient past. Episode: Camelot: Old 8097 Has Never Played: Were King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table fictional characters or real people? This fascinating hour takes viewers on a ma...
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produced by William Kronick, 1934- and David M. Frank, fl. 1983, Multimedia Entertainment Inc. and Filmroos Inc., in Ancient Mysteries, Season 3 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1996), 43 mins
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Art of France, Episode 1, Plus Ça Change
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directed by Tim Kirby, fl. 1993-2015; presented by Andrew Graham-Dixon, 1960-; produced by Tim Kirby, fl. 1993-2015, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Art of France, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2017), 55 mins

Following on from the popular The Art of… strand, The Art of France reads the nation’s history and character in its sculptures, paintings and palaces. From the art of absolute power in the 18th century through to the modern philosophies bound up in impressionism, art and history are merged to enlightening effe...

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directed by Tim Kirby, fl. 1993-2015; presented by Andrew Graham-Dixon, 1960-; produced by Tim Kirby, fl. 1993-2015, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Art of France, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2017), 55 mins
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Art of France, Episode 2, There Will Be Blood
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directed by Basil Comely, fl. 1996; presented by Andrew Graham-Dixon, 1960-; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Art of France, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2017), 56 mins
Following on from the popular The Art of… strand, The Art of France reads the nation’s history and character in its sculptures, paintings and palaces. From the art of absolute power in the 18th century through to the modern philosophies bound up in impressionism, art and history are merged to enlightening effe...
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directed by Basil Comely, fl. 1996; presented by Andrew Graham-Dixon, 1960-; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Art of France, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2017), 56 mins
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Art of Spain, Episode 1, The Moorish South
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directed by Robin Dashwood, 1972-; presented by Andrew Graham-Dixon, 1960-; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Art of Spain, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 53 mins
We know that Italy and Northern Europe are renowned for their art, but what about Spain? In this absorbing and original series, Spanish art gains centre stage as art historian Andrew Graham-Dixon goes on the road to reveal the fabulous art treasures of the country. Travelling from the south to the north he explore...
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directed by Robin Dashwood, 1972-; presented by Andrew Graham-Dixon, 1960-; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Art of Spain, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 53 mins
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Behind the Scenes at the Natural History Museum
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produced by Neeti Upadhye, fl. 2010, New York Times Company (New York, NY: The New York Times 360, 2017), 2 mins
Look around the museum’s frozen tissue lab, paleontology collection, object conservation lab and more on this virtual reality tour of the American Museum of Natural History.
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produced by Neeti Upadhye, fl. 2010, New York Times Company (New York, NY: The New York Times 360, 2017), 2 mins
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Civilizations, Episode 5, Renaissances
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directed by Ashley Gething, 1970-; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Ashley Gething, 1970-, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 54 mins
Explore the connections and rivalries between Renaissance Italy and the Islamic empires that experienced their own cultural flowering in the 15th and 16th centuries. Both spheres were open to influences flowing both ways.
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directed by Ashley Gething, 1970-; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Ashley Gething, 1970-, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 54 mins
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Civilizations, Episode 6, Paradise on Earth
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directed by Ashley Gething, 1970-; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Ashley Gething, 1970-, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
Explore one of humanity’s deepest artistic urges: the depiction of nature. But landscape painting is seldom a straightforward portrayal of observed nature; it's a projection of dreams, idylls, and refuges - the elusive paradise on earth.
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directed by Ashley Gething, 1970-; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Ashley Gething, 1970-, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
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Civilizations, Episode 7, Color and Light
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directed by Hugo Macgregor, fl. 2005; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Hugo Macgregor, fl. 2005, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
Explore the story of light and color in art - both in the search for greater realism and spiritual ecstasy. Journey from Gothic cathedrals and Indian courtly painting to modern art.
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directed by Hugo Macgregor, fl. 2005; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Hugo Macgregor, fl. 2005, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
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Civilizations, Episode 8, The Cult of Progress
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directed by Ian Leese, fl. 1993; presented by David Olusoga, fl. 1999; produced by Ian Leese, fl. 1993, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 54 mins
Examine the rise and fall of “progress” as an ideology, and see how the “civilizing” project that arose from Enlightenment ideas was fraught with contradictions that troubled European artists in different ways.
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directed by Ian Leese, fl. 1993; presented by David Olusoga, fl. 1999; produced by Ian Leese, fl. 1993, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 54 mins
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Civilizations, Episode 9, What Is Art Good For?
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directed by Tim Niel, fl. 2004; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Tim Niel, fl. 2004, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 9 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
Explore the fate of art in the machine and profit-driven world: should art create a realm separate from the modern world, or should it plunge headlong into the chaos while transforming the way we see and live in it?
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directed by Tim Niel, fl. 2004; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Tim Niel, fl. 2004, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 9 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
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