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Art of Spain, Episode 1, The Moorish South
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directed by Robin Dashwood, 1972-; presented by Andrew Graham-Dixon, 1960-; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Art of Spain, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 53 mins
We know that Italy and Northern Europe are renowned for their art, but what about Spain? In this absorbing and original series, Spanish art gains centre stage as art historian Andrew Graham-Dixon goes on the road to reveal the fabulous art treasures of the country. Travelling from the south to the north he explore...
directed by Robin Dashwood, 1972-; presented by Andrew Graham-Dixon, 1960-; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Art of Spain, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 53 mins
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Engineering an Empire, Episode 10, Napoleon: Steel Monster
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directed by Penny Fearon, fl. 1999; presented by Peter Weller, 1947-; produced by Penny Fearon, fl. 1999, Kralyevich Productions and Mechanism Digital, in Engineering an Empire, Episode 10 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 45 mins
The engineering and/or architectural feats that were characteristic of some of the greatest societies on this planet. Centuries after the fall of the Roman Empire, French kings struggled for control against the church and the aristocracy.
directed by Penny Fearon, fl. 1999; presented by Peter Weller, 1947-; produced by Penny Fearon, fl. 1999, Kralyevich Productions and Mechanism Digital, in Engineering an Empire, Episode 10 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 45 mins
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Engineering an Empire, Episode 11, The Byzantines
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directed by Rebecca Ratliff, fl. 2006 and Mark Cannon, fl. 2002; presented by Peter Weller, 1947-; produced by Rebecca Ratliff, fl. 2006, Kralyevich Productions and Mechanism Digital, in Engineering an Empire, Episode 11 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 44 mins
The engineering and/or architectural feats that were characteristic of some of the greatest societies on this planet. As much of the world descended into the Dark Ages after the fall of Rome, one civilization shone brilliantly: the Byzantine Empire. With ruthless might and supreme ingenuity, the Byzantines ruled o...
directed by Rebecca Ratliff, fl. 2006 and Mark Cannon, fl. 2002; presented by Peter Weller, 1947-; produced by Rebecca Ratliff, fl. 2006, Kralyevich Productions and Mechanism Digital, in Engineering an Empire, Episode 11 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 44 mins
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Engineering an Empire, Episode 14, Da Vinci's World
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directed by Dana Ross, fl. 2001 and Gabrielle Mahler, fl. 1998; presented by Peter Weller, 1947-; produced by Dana Ross, fl. 2001 and Gabrielle Mahler, fl. 1998, Kralyevich Productions, in Engineering an Empire, Episode 14 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 44 mins

The engineering and/or architectural feats that were characteristic of some of the greatest societies on this planet.

After the fall of Rome, Italy fell into a dark sleep, and wasn't reawakened until the 11th century.

directed by Dana Ross, fl. 2001 and Gabrielle Mahler, fl. 1998; presented by Peter Weller, 1947-; produced by Dana Ross, fl. 2001 and Gabrielle Mahler, fl. 1998, Kralyevich Productions, in Engineering an Empire, Episode 14 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 44 mins
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Big Build, The Castle Tower
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produced by Fran Calderone and Joanne Fish, History Television Network Productions, in Big Build (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 47 mins
The debut episode of the unique 'how-to' series sees a medieval tower rise above the landscape of northern Idaho. The ultimate hands-on blend of history and engineering. Hosted by contractor and former pro football player Nick Mystrom. Nick and the crew have less than three weeks to erect an iconic Medieval edifi...
produced by Fran Calderone and Joanne Fish, History Television Network Productions, in Big Build (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 47 mins
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Human Contraptions, Art
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directed by Bruce Petty, 1929-, in Human Contraptions (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2002), 6 mins
The first time a human did something not work related, minds opened and imaginations soared. Attracted by the lack of effort art required, soon everybody was trying to do it so a serious French philosophy team was installed to decide what the art contraption was really supposed to do. Finally, business stepped in...
directed by Bruce Petty, 1929-, in Human Contraptions (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2002), 6 mins
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Modern Marvels, Season 7, Episode 6, Bridges
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directed by Bruce Nash, 1947-; produced by Henry Schipper, fl. 1990-2016 and Bruce Nash, 1947-, American Dad and Al Roker Productions, in Modern Marvels, Season 7, Episode 6 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2000), 47 mins
This episode is about Bridges around the world and its history. Bridges play a key role in the human quest to connect and unify.
directed by Bruce Nash, 1947-; produced by Henry Schipper, fl. 1990-2016 and Bruce Nash, 1947-, American Dad and Al Roker Productions, in Modern Marvels, Season 7, Episode 6 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2000), 47 mins
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Homes by Design, 53, Castles
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directed by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010; produced by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010, Neil Bregman, 1954- and Barry Hobin, fl. 1999, Sound Venture, in Homes by Design, 53 (Ottawa, ON: Sound Venture), 24 mins
The Romanesque Revival style originated in the old castles of France and Scotland. This video visits a dramatic example in Scotland and then travels to British Columbia to tour Craigdarroch Castle, which exemplifies the style.
directed by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010; produced by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010, Neil Bregman, 1954- and Barry Hobin, fl. 1999, Sound Venture, in Homes by Design, 53 (Ottawa, ON: Sound Venture), 24 mins
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How Did They Build That, 2, Defense
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directed by Ben Anthony, fl. 2014; produced by Paul Murray, in How Did They Build That, 2 (London, England: TVF International, 1998), 25 mins
An investigation into the greatest man-made structures of all time, exploring how new materials and construction techniques have allowed engineers, builders and architects to work to the limits of their ability. The series focuses on the buildings that re-wrote the rulebook, and the architects, engineers and build...
directed by Ben Anthony, fl. 2014; produced by Paul Murray, in How Did They Build That, 2 (London, England: TVF International, 1998), 25 mins
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Sister Wendy's Story of Painting, Episode 1, The Mists of Time
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produced by Tim Robinson, in Sister Wendy's Story of Painting, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1996), 30 mins
Sister Wendy Beckett visits the world's art galleries to tell the history of painting. Even the most familiar of paintings take on a vivid new lease of life when viewed through this art enthusiast's eyes. In this episode, she takes a look at the cave paintings of Lascaux.
produced by Tim Robinson, in Sister Wendy's Story of Painting, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1996), 30 mins
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