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American Masters, Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive
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directed by Eric Stange; produced by Jennifer Pearce, fl. 2016, Thirteen Productions, Center for Independent Documentary, Spy Pond Productions and American Masters; performed by Denis O'Hare, 1962-, in American Masters (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 1 hour 26 mins
Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive draws on the rich palette of Poe’s evocative imagery and sharply drawn plots to tell the real story of the notorious author. The film, featuring Tony Award-winning and Emmy-nominated actor Denis O’Hare, explores the misrepresentations of Poe as a drug-addled madman akin to the nar...
directed by Eric Stange; produced by Jennifer Pearce, fl. 2016, Thirteen Productions, Center for Independent Documentary, Spy Pond Productions and American Masters; performed by Denis O'Hare, 1962-, in American Masters (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 1 hour 26 mins
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Crash Course Literature, What is Myth
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directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; produced by John Green, 1977- and Hank Green, 1980-, in Crash Course Literature (Arlington, VA: PBS Crash Course), 13 mins
Welcome to Crash Course World Mythology, our latest adventure (and this series may be literally adventurous) in education. Over the next 40 episodes or so, we and Mike Rugnetta are going to learn about the world by looking at the foundational stories of a bunch of different cultural traditions. We're going to look...
directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; produced by John Green, 1977- and Hank Green, 1980-, in Crash Course Literature (Arlington, VA: PBS Crash Course), 13 mins
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The Great American Read, Season 1, Episode 3, Who Am I?
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presented by Meredith Vieira, 1953-; produced by Justine Simonson, fl. 2010, Nutopia, in The Great American Read, Season 1, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 8 secs
How do America’s favorite novels about personal journeys help us understand our own identities?
presented by Meredith Vieira, 1953-; produced by Justine Simonson, fl. 2010, Nutopia, in The Great American Read, Season 1, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 8 secs
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The Great American Read, Season 1, Episode 4, Heroes
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presented by Meredith Vieira, 1953-; produced by Michelle Smawley, fl. 2001, Nutopia, in The Great American Read, Season 1, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 52 mins
We highlight books on America’s list that feature heroic characters and explore why we love them.
presented by Meredith Vieira, 1953-; produced by Michelle Smawley, fl. 2001, Nutopia, in The Great American Read, Season 1, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 52 mins
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Ken Burns: Mark Twain, Episode 1
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953- (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2001), 1 hour 51 mins
Considered the funniest man of his time, Mark Twain was a critic of human nature who used his humor to attack hypocrisy, greed, and racism. As America's best-loved author, he created some of its most memorable characters and quoted sayings. Director Ken Burns digs beneath the legend to discover the true Twain and...
directed by Ken Burns, 1953- (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2001), 1 hour 51 mins
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Kevin Young intertwines personal and public history
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956- (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2018), 5 mins
As a writer, editor and archivist, Kevin Young is a poet actively engaged with the world. In his new collection, Brown, Young draws heavily on his boyhood in Topeka, Kansas, tying it in large and small ways to the wider world. Jeffrey Brown reports.
produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956- (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2018), 5 mins
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Masterpiece, Far From the Madding Crowd - Part 2
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directed by Nicholas Renton, 1946-; produced by Hilary Bevan Jones, 1952-, Granada Film Productions and WGBH Boston; performed by Paloma Baeza, 1975-, Jonathan Firth, 1967- and Nigel Terry, 1945-2015, in Masterpiece (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2011), 1 hour 46 mins,
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Paloma Baeza stars as Bathsheba Everdene, a beautiful and proud woman with a fiercely independent spirit, in this lush adaptation of Thomas Hardy's classic novel, Far from the Madding Crowd. Uncertain of her future but unwilling to sacrifice her freedom, young Bathsheba rejects the proposal of dependable Gabriel O...
directed by Nicholas Renton, 1946-; produced by Hilary Bevan Jones, 1952-, Granada Film Productions and WGBH Boston; performed by Paloma Baeza, 1975-, Jonathan Firth, 1967- and Nigel Terry, 1945-2015, in Masterpiece (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2011), 1 hour 46 mins,
Source: en.wikipedia.org
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Masterpiece, Pollyanna
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directed by Sarah Harding, fl. 1999; designed by Amy Roberts, 1949-; produced by Trevor Hopkins, fl. 1988, Carlton Productions and Carlton Television; performed by Amanda Burton, 1956-, Kenneth Cranham, 1944-, Georgina Terry, fl. 2003, Aden Gillett, 1958-, Pam Ferris, 1948-, Kate Ashfield, 1972- and Tom Ellis, 1978-, in Masterpiece (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2004), 1 hour 39 mins,
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After the death of her father, Pollyanna moves in with her embittered aunt. Soon, she charms everyone in the village she now calls home - except her cold-hearted aunt who refuses to see the brighter side of life. Aunt Polly, despite her vast wealth treats Pollyanna more like an stranger than a relative, but when t...
directed by Sarah Harding, fl. 1999; designed by Amy Roberts, 1949-; produced by Trevor Hopkins, fl. 1988, Carlton Productions and Carlton Television; performed by Amanda Burton, 1956-, Kenneth Cranham, 1944-, Georgina Terry, fl. 2003, Aden Gillett, 1958-, Pam Ferris, 1948-, Kate Ashfield, 1972- and Tom Ellis, 1978-, in Masterpiece (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2004), 1 hour 39 mins,
Source: www.imdb.com
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Masterpiece, Wuthering Heights - Part 2
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directed by Coky Giedroyć, 1962-; produced by Radford Neville, fl. 1999-2018, Mammoth Screen and WGBH Boston; performed by Tom Hardy, 1977-, Charlotte Riley, 1981-, Andrew Lincoln, 1973-, Sarah Lancashire, 1964-, Burn Gorman, 1974-, Rosalind Halstead, 1984- and Kevin McNally, 1956-, in Masterpiece (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 1 hour 9 mins,
Source: www.pbs.org
Heathcliff’s return to Gimmerton throws Cathy’s life with Edgar into turmoil while Hindley becomes another victim of Heathcliff’s revenge. Isabella learns that being hated by Heathcliff is better than being loved by him. Will Catherine’s courageous spirit free her from Heathcliff’s grasp and can he ever...
directed by Coky Giedroyć, 1962-; produced by Radford Neville, fl. 1999-2018, Mammoth Screen and WGBH Boston; performed by Tom Hardy, 1977-, Charlotte Riley, 1981-, Andrew Lincoln, 1973-, Sarah Lancashire, 1964-, Burn Gorman, 1974-, Rosalind Halstead, 1984- and Kevin McNally, 1956-, in Masterpiece (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 1 hour 9 mins,
Source: www.pbs.org
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The Mystery of Agatha Christie with David Suchet
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directed by Clare Lewins, fl. 2013-2014; produced by Clare Lewins, fl. 2013-2014, Testimony Films (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 56 mins
David Suchet, TV’s Poirot, has spent more of his life acting out the plots and dramas created by Agatha Christie than anyone else in the world. Suchet is embarking on a journey to learn more about the woman who created Poirot and whose books remain outsold only by Shakespeare and the Bible. Suchet’s journey ta...
directed by Clare Lewins, fl. 2013-2014; produced by Clare Lewins, fl. 2013-2014, Testimony Films (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 56 mins
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