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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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Sister Wendy's Story of Painting, Episode 2, The Hero Steps Forth
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produced by Caroline Ross Pirie, in Sister Wendy's Story of Painting, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1996), 29 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 some paintings from Italy of the 14th century.
produced by Caroline Ross Pirie, in Sister Wendy's Story of Painting, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1996), 29 mins
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Modern Marvels, Season 2, Episode 27, Gothic Cathedrals
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produced by Bruce Nash, 1947-, in Modern Marvels, Season 2, Episode 27 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1995), 1 hour 5 mins
Stone by stone uncover the mind-boggling truths behind the engineering marvels known as cathedrals--great testaments to faith that have remained virtually unchanged for over 900 years! From their immense buttresses to the intricacies of stained glass the Gothic cathedrals stand as a complex richly designed celebra...
produced by Bruce Nash, 1947-, in Modern Marvels, Season 2, Episode 27 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1995), 1 hour 5 mins
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Strange Landscape, Episode 1, The Jewelled City
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directed by Derek Towers, fl. 1979-1997; presented by Christopher Frayling, 1946-; produced by Derek Towers, fl. 1979-1997, Süddeutscher Rundfunk Stuttgart, British Broadcasting Corporation and VisionTV, in Strange Landscape, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1995), 56 mins
The Middle Ages. An age of faith, great cathedrals, illuminated apocalypses, learned theologians, devastating plagues and wars. A time of intellectual struggle and exploration when Europe became a flourishing continent and the political and social institutions of the Western World were born. Ranging across science...
directed by Derek Towers, fl. 1979-1997; presented by Christopher Frayling, 1946-; produced by Derek Towers, fl. 1979-1997, Süddeutscher Rundfunk Stuttgart, British Broadcasting Corporation and VisionTV, in Strange Landscape, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1995), 56 mins
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Hermitage Masterpieces, 9, Art of the Middle Ages
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directed by L. Schwartz; produced by Studio Quart, in Hermitage Masterpieces, 9 (Port Washington, NY: Entertainment One Ltd., 1992), 26 mins
This documentary features the Hermitage Museum.
directed by L. Schwartz; produced by Studio Quart, in Hermitage Masterpieces, 9 (Port Washington, NY: Entertainment One Ltd., 1992), 26 mins
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Propping Up Pisa
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produced by Cynthia Page, fl. 1992 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1992), 29 mins
This documentary, produced by Cynthia Page, explores the problem of the leaning tower of Pisa and solutions to prevent it from collapsing. With the help of an old report, a British soil scientist seeks to explain why the rate of tilt has accelerated in recent years.
produced by Cynthia Page, fl. 1992 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1992), 29 mins
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40 Minutes, Scarfe's Follies
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directed by Gerald Scarfe, 1936-; produced by Edward Mirzoeff, 1936-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in 40 Minutes (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1988), 43 mins
This documentary, directed by Gerald Scarfe, follows Scarfe as he gives a tour of follies and proceeds to create his own.
directed by Gerald Scarfe, 1936-; produced by Edward Mirzoeff, 1936-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in 40 Minutes (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1988), 43 mins
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City Out of Time
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directed by Colin Low, 1926-2016; produced by Tom Daly, 1918-2011 (Ottawa, ON: National Film Board of Canada, 1959), 16 mins
This Colin Low documentary from 1959 depicts Venice in all its splendor. In the tradition of Venetian painter Canaletto, the film captures the great Italian city’s elusive beauty and fabled landscapes, where spired churches and turreted palaces soar into a blue Mediterranean sky. Narration by William Shatner.
directed by Colin Low, 1926-2016; produced by Tom Daly, 1918-2011 (Ottawa, ON: National Film Board of Canada, 1959), 16 mins
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