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Hannibal, Part 2
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directed by Edward Bazalgette, 1960-; produced by Ailsa Orr, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 46 mins
It is 200 years before the birth of Christ and Rome is the new superpower of the ancient world. She believes she is invincible - but one man is destined to change that. He is a man bound by oath to avenge the wrongs inflicted on his home and, in pursuit of revenge, he will stop at nothing. Hannibal explores the ma...
directed by Edward Bazalgette, 1960-; produced by Ailsa Orr, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 46 mins
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Hatshepsut: A Personality In Her Time
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produced by Phil Sheppard (Mona Vale, New South Wales: Phil Sheppard Productions, 2013), 37 mins
The reign of Hatshepsut during Egypt's New Kingdom has sparked debate throughout time. Female kingship was not unprecedented in Egypt's history. But her ascension to the throne while Regent to the young heir, Thutmose III, has been described as controversial. To legitimize her claim to the throne, she emphasized h...
produced by Phil Sheppard (Mona Vale, New South Wales: Phil Sheppard Productions, 2013), 37 mins
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History's Mysteries, Season 6 Episode 12, Joan of Arc: Soul on Fire
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directed by Damian Weyand, fl. 1998-2006; presented by Arthur Kent, 1953-; produced by Mila Marvizon, fl. 1985, Filmroos Inc., in History's Mysteries, Season 6 Episode 12 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1997), 43 mins
A teenage girl so dangerous, she was burnt at the stake? Why did her executioners believe she was a witch? How did an illiterate peasant girl take command of an army and seat a king on the throne of France? We'll explore the remarkable story of the woman warrior who became a saint.
directed by Damian Weyand, fl. 1998-2006; presented by Arthur Kent, 1953-; produced by Mila Marvizon, fl. 1985, Filmroos Inc., in History's Mysteries, Season 6 Episode 12 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1997), 43 mins
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Ho Chi Minh
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directed by Greg Barker, fl. 1996-2016; produced by Greg Barker, fl. 1996-2016, Reuters Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997, originally published 1996), 27 mins
In Vietnam, one of the last communist nations, Ho Chi Minh remains the father figure for the nation. For many in the West there remains a fascination with Uncle Ho, the frail, idealistic leader who against seemingly insurmountable odds humiliated two of the world's strongest armies, the American and the French. Th...
directed by Greg Barker, fl. 1996-2016; produced by Greg Barker, fl. 1996-2016, Reuters Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997, originally published 1996), 27 mins
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Illuminations: Private Lives of Medieval Kings, Episode 2, What a King Should Know
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directed by Graham Johnston, fl. 1980-2014; produced by Graham Johnston, fl. 1980-2014, Oxford Film and Television, in Illuminations: Private Lives of Medieval Kings, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 59 mins
Dr Janina Ramirez unlocks the secrets of medieval illuminated manuscripts and shows how they gave power to the king and united the kingdom in an age of plague, warfare and rebellion. She discovers that Edward III used the manuscripts he read as a boy to prepare him for his great victory at the battle of Crecy and...
directed by Graham Johnston, fl. 1980-2014; produced by Graham Johnston, fl. 1980-2014, Oxford Film and Television, in Illuminations: Private Lives of Medieval Kings, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 59 mins
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In Search of History, Rome's Eternal Wonders
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produced by Paola Di Florio, fl. 1994 and Linda Fuller, fl. 1993, Greystone Communications, in In Search of History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1992), 43 mins
"In Search of History" journeys 2,000 years from ancient times to the present, taking a closer look at the events, places, and hidden mysteries that have puzzled and inspired historians and experts across the ages. Built to attest to the power and glory of Rome, the ancient monuments often hide a rocky past. Bu...
produced by Paola Di Florio, fl. 1994 and Linda Fuller, fl. 1993, Greystone Communications, in In Search of History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1992), 43 mins
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In Search of History, England's Great Wall
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produced by Greystone Communications, in In Search of History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks), 43 mins
"In Search of History" journeys 2,000 years from ancient times to the present, taking a closer look at the events, places, and hidden mysteries that have puzzled and inspired historians and experts across the ages. Stretching roughly 80 miles across northern England, Hadrian's Wall split the country in two, servi...
produced by Greystone Communications, in In Search of History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks), 43 mins
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Infamous Assassinations, 18, The Assassination of Charles de Gaulle
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directed by Nicolas Wright, fl. 2003; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010, in Infamous Assassinations, 18 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2007, originally published 2007), 26 mins
There were three attempts to kill General de Gaulle, all of which were unsuccessful. The first was by German snipers in Paris 1945. The second was on 8 September 1961, when a plastic charge was fired at his car by a gang controlled by Raoul Salan. The third attempt was on 22 August 1962, when his car was raked by...
directed by Nicolas Wright, fl. 2003; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010, in Infamous Assassinations, 18 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2007, originally published 2007), 26 mins
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Infamous Places, 25, Democratic Republic of Congo and the Killing Fields
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produced by Andrew Thomson, fl. 2009-2011, in Infamous Places, 25 (Geelong, Victoria: World Wide Entertainment, 2007, originally published 2007), 5 mins
Congo Uprising: The Democratic Republic of Congo like many other former colonies faced a long period of political instability and complicated maneuverings following its independence from its old colonizers, Belgium in 1960. The next five years became known as the Congo crisis, with the establishment of the first r...
produced by Andrew Thomson, fl. 2009-2011, in Infamous Places, 25 (Geelong, Victoria: World Wide Entertainment, 2007, originally published 2007), 5 mins
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Instructions for Major and Bt. Lieut. Colonel Horne C.B. Royal Engineers, 1876
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written by Sir John Lintorn Arabin Simmons, 1821-1903, in Records created or inherited by the Foreign Office Records of Private Office and Private Papers (FO). Simmons Papers (FO 358), of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (10 October 1876), Simmons papers (described at item level). 1876-1880 , 16 page(s)
Sixteen handwritten pages by J.L.A Simmons describing instructions for Major and Lieut. Colonel Horne, C.B. Royal Engineers, upon his reaching Constantinople. He is instructed to survey the peninsula and determine lines of defense to prepare for the landing of British forces. The instructions describe how he is to...
written by Sir John Lintorn Arabin Simmons, 1821-1903, in Records created or inherited by the Foreign Office Records of Private Office and Private Papers (FO). Simmons Papers (FO 358), of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (10 October 1876), Simmons papers (described at item level). 1876-1880 , 16 page(s)
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