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Bookmark, Daughters of de Beauvoir
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directed by Imogen Sutton, fl. 1985; produced by Penny Forster, fl. 1992, PM Pictures, in Bookmark (London, England: Arts Council England, 1989), 1 hour
The life story of French author and philosopher Simone de Beauvoir (1908-1986) interposed with interviews with American and British feminist writers she influenced, Kate Millett (b.1934), Marge Piercy (b.1936), Eva Figes (b.1932), and Ann Oakley (b.1944).
directed by Imogen Sutton, fl. 1985; produced by Penny Forster, fl. 1992, PM Pictures, in Bookmark (London, England: Arts Council England, 1989), 1 hour
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Bookmark, One Fond Embrace
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directed by Sean O'Mordha, fl. 1987; produced by Sean O'Mordha, fl. 1987, Radio Telefis Eireann, Galway, Ireland, British Broadcasting Corporation and Araby Productions, in Bookmark (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 54 mins
This documentary looks at the work of poet Thomas Kinsella. The profile is structured around an interview with Kinsella in which he discusses the role of the Irish poet as a recorder of the nation’s origins - especially the historical dual tradition of Ireland’s colonial history and it’s positioning between...
directed by Sean O'Mordha, fl. 1987; produced by Sean O'Mordha, fl. 1987, Radio Telefis Eireann, Galway, Ireland, British Broadcasting Corporation and Araby Productions, in Bookmark (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 54 mins
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Bookmark, Love In A Cold Climate
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directed by Daisy Goodwin; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Bookmark (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 49 mins
Ten contemporary poets assist an investigation into love poetry, sales of which are regular chart-toppers. From the first thrill, through the ups and downs, marriage, adultery and, finally, loss, are the affairs of poets any different from those of us all? Are they necessarily selfish in love? Do their poems actua...
directed by Daisy Goodwin; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Bookmark (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 49 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

-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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Bookmark, Charlotte Bronte Unmasked
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directed by Daisy Goodwin; presented by Audrey Hall; produced by Daisy Goodwin, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Bookmark (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1995), 50 mins
Audrey Hall goes in search of the real Charlotte Bronte, with the help of biographers Dr Juliet Barker and Dr Lyndall Gordon.
directed by Daisy Goodwin; presented by Audrey Hall; produced by Daisy Goodwin, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Bookmark (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1995), 50 mins
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Bookmark, Heart Of Darkness
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directed by Adam Low, fl. 1998; produced by Jeremy Harding, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Bookmark (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 1 hour
Africa seen through the eyes of one of the greatest novelists of the 20th Century, Joseph Conrad. His novel Heart of Darkness has always provoked admiration and controversy and was the inspiration for Coppola's film Apocalypse Now. This video takes a journey up the River Zaire, juxtaposing Conrad's classic tale of...
directed by Adam Low, fl. 1998; produced by Jeremy Harding, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Bookmark (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 1 hour
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Bookmark, The Further Adventures of Don Quixote
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directed by Michael Dibb, 1940-; produced by Michael Dibb, 1940-, Dibb Directions, in Bookmark (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1995), 59 mins
The first novel ever written, Miguel de Cervantes' Don Quixote lives on in a thousand adaptations, in film, opera, art and even computer games. With contributions from luminaries as diverse as Carlos Fuentes, AS Byatt, Ben Okri and Orson Welles, this film examines how the chivalrous knight and his sidekick have be...
directed by Michael Dibb, 1940-; produced by Michael Dibb, 1940-, Dibb Directions, in Bookmark (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1995), 59 mins
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Bookmark, The Thomas The Tank Engine Man
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directed by John Mair; produced by Nicholas Jones, Quanta and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Bookmark (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 49 mins
Produced in 1995 for the BBC Bookmark series by Nicholas Jones and directed by John Mair, 'The Thomas the Tank Engine Man' explores the life and times of the Reverend W. Awdry, the man originally behind the phenomenon that we all know and love as Thomas the Tank Engine. From the early days of the Rev. Awdry's Rail...
directed by John Mair; produced by Nicholas Jones, Quanta and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Bookmark (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 49 mins
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