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1, The Adventures of Robert Louis Stevenson, Episode 1
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directed by Andrew Thompson, 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2005), 58 mins
As this companion docudrama to Kidnapped reveals, the true-life adventures of author Robert Louis Stevenson often outdid the escapades of his famous fictional creations. A sickly provincial middle-class boy, destined to follow in his family's engineering dynasty, Stevenson somehow managed to break free to live a l...
directed by Andrew Thompson, 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2005), 58 mins
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Beauty of Books, Episode 3, Illustrated Wonderlands
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directed by Will Aspinall; produced by Tern Television Production, in Beauty of Books, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 29 mins
From philosophy, religion, art, science, politics and the rise of ideologies all the way through to fantastical fictions, books have enabled new ideas to reach eager audiences across the globe. However, they are not simply conveyors of story, knowledge and belief. Some of the most important books in the world are...
directed by Will Aspinall; produced by Tern Television Production, in Beauty of Books, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 29 mins
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Beauty of Books, Episode 4, Paperback Writer
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directed by Will Aspinall; produced by Tern Television Production, in Beauty of Books, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 28 mins
From philosophy, religion, art, science, politics and the rise of ideologies all the way through to fantastical fictions, books have enabled new ideas to reach eager audiences across the globe. However, they are not simply conveyors of story, knowledge and belief. Some of the most important books in the world are...
directed by Will Aspinall; produced by Tern Television Production, in Beauty of Books, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 28 mins
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Betjeman & Me: Rick Stein's Story
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directed by David Pritchard; presented by Rick Stein, 1947-; produced by David Pritchard, Denham Productions Ltd. (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 51 mins
In Betjeman and Me: The Rick Stein Story, Rick Stein takes an affectionate look at the poet's love of the English seaside holiday and his deep affection for Cornwall. Travelling around Cornwall, Rick meets people who remember Betjeman's visits. The video culminates in a feast cooked by Rick for guests including Be...
directed by David Pritchard; presented by Rick Stein, 1947-; produced by David Pritchard, Denham Productions Ltd. (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 51 mins
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Bookmark, A Lady Does Not Write
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directed by Tim Niel, fl. 2004-2015; produced by Ann Hummel, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Bookmark (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 50 mins
A profile of novelist Edith Wharton (1862-1937), whose insightful novels about aristocratic New York society were inspired by her restrictive, upper-class background. Included are comments from scholars; clips from dramatizations of her novels; and selected readings by Irene Worth.
directed by Tim Niel, fl. 2004-2015; produced by Ann Hummel, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Bookmark (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 50 mins
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Dangerous Corner
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directed by James Ormerod, 1924-2003; produced by Cedric Messina, 1920-2003, British Broadcasting Corporation (United Kingdom: BBC Worldwide, 1983), 1 hour 31 mins
Daniel Day-Lewis and Sarah Badel star in J.B. Priestley’s classic play. A tragic event causes guests at a dinner party to ruminate on honesty, trust and dark secrets.
directed by James Ormerod, 1924-2003; produced by Cedric Messina, 1920-2003, British Broadcasting Corporation (United Kingdom: BBC Worldwide, 1983), 1 hour 31 mins
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Diary of Anne Frank, Part 1
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(BBC Worldwide), 30 mins
'After May, 1940, good times rapidly fled: first the war, then the capitulation, followed by the arrival of the Germans. That is when the sufferings of us Jews really began...'
(BBC Worldwide), 30 mins
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Diary of Anne Frank, Part 2
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(BBC Worldwide), 30 mins
'Dear Kitty, extraordinary things can happen to people who go into hiding.'
(BBC Worldwide), 30 mins
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Diary of Anne Frank, Part 3
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(BBC Worldwide), 29 mins
'The sun is shining, the sky is a deep blue, there is a lovely breeze and I'm longing, so longing - for everything. To talk, for freedom, for friends, to be alone.'
(BBC Worldwide), 29 mins
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
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directed by Alastair Reid, 1939-2011; produced by Jonathan Powell, 1947-, British Broadcasting Corporation, Time-Life Films, New York, NY and Australian Broadcasting Corporation; performed by David Hemmings, 1941-2003, Ian Bannen, 1928-1999 and Clive Swift, 1936- (United Kingdom: BBC Worldwide, 1980), 1 hour 55 mins
Robert Louis Stevenson’s chilling exploration into the good versus evil side of human nature was brought dramatically to the screen in this classic BBC adaptation. David Hemmings stars as the virtuous Dr Jekyll who discovers a formula to unleash the dark side of man. The result is Mr Edward Hyde, his depraved in...
directed by Alastair Reid, 1939-2011; produced by Jonathan Powell, 1947-, British Broadcasting Corporation, Time-Life Films, New York, NY and Australian Broadcasting Corporation; performed by David Hemmings, 1941-2003, Ian Bannen, 1928-1999 and Clive Swift, 1936- (United Kingdom: BBC Worldwide, 1980), 1 hour 55 mins
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