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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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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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Biography, Norman Vincent Peale: The Power Of Postive Preaching
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directed by Edward Mallory; produced by Edward Mallory, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1998), 46 mins
The positive-thinking guru is profiled through extensive footage, photos and interviews. He has made a career (and a fortune) out of teaching others how to succeed. His own life is a testament to the value of his principles. Norman Vincent Peale has touched and inspired countless millions with books like the semi...
directed by Edward Mallory; produced by Edward Mallory, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1998), 46 mins
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Biography, Bram Stoker
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directed by Ilana Trachtman, fl. 2002; produced by Ilana Trachtman, fl. 2002, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 46 mins
BIOGRAPHY® researches the life of the famous writer who produced classic tales such as 'Dracula.' Go beyond his famous work to examine lesser known tales and details of his life. Hear his words as captured in correspondence to Walt Whitman and others. Probe the mind of Dracula's father. Growing up in Ireland, h...
directed by Ilana Trachtman, fl. 2002; produced by Ilana Trachtman, fl. 2002, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 46 mins
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The Book That Shook The World
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directed by Con Anemogiannis, fl. 2002-2005; produced by Con Anemogiannis, fl. 2002-2005 (Oslo, Oslo County: Nordic World, 2007), 52 mins
Warning, this item contains graphic content.
THE BOOK THAT SHOOK THE WORLD is a historical essay film that delves into the controversy and uproar brought about by the publication in Australia and in Europe of The Little Red Schoolbook, where in many countries it was banned while also looking at the repressive censorship laws Australia lived under in the sixt...
directed by Con Anemogiannis, fl. 2002-2005; produced by Con Anemogiannis, fl. 2002-2005 (Oslo, Oslo County: Nordic World, 2007), 52 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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Cheating the Stillness: The World of Julia Peterkin
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directed by Gayla Jamison; produced by Gayla Jamison (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 58 mins
Cheating the Stillness: The World of Julia Peterkin chronicles the life of a remarkable woman who rebelled against what was expected of a Southern woman in the early part of the 20th century. As a young woman, Peterkin had married and moved to Lang Syne in South Carolina, a 1500-acre plantation in the South Caroli...
directed by Gayla Jamison; produced by Gayla Jamison (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 58 mins
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Daughters of de Beauvoir
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produced by Penny Foster (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 1 hour
It has been over forty years since Simone de Beauvoir published the Second Sex which heralded the start of the women's movement. In this film we talk to the women who took the baton from de Beauvoir to race ahead with the cause: Kate Millet, Marge Piercy, Eva Figes and Ann Oakley. Through the eyes of the women she...
produced by Penny Foster (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 1 hour
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Famous Authors, Eugene O'Neill
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directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, in Famous Authors (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2002), 32 mins
O'Neill was born into a loving and caring family; his father was a successful actor. After a rebellious youth, young O'Neill settled down to become America's first serious dramatist of international stature. He won the Pulitzer for Long Days Journey Into Night and the Nobel Prize for literature in 1936.
directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, in Famous Authors (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2002), 32 mins
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Famous Authors, George Orwell
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directed by Peter Hort, fl. 1996-2008; produced by Peter Hort, fl. 1996-2008, in Famous Authors (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2002), 31 mins
Follows George Orwell's developing political awareness, his involvement in the Spanish Civil War, and his success as a writer.
directed by Peter Hort, fl. 1996-2008; produced by Peter Hort, fl. 1996-2008, in Famous Authors (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2002), 31 mins
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