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The Resource The adventure of English : the life story of a remarkable language, an LWT production ; ITV Global Entertainment ; produced and directed by Robert Bee, David Thomas, and Nigel Wattis ; series produced by Melvyn Bragg ; written and presented by Melvyn Bragg, (DVD videorecording)

The adventure of English : the life story of a remarkable language, an LWT production ; ITV Global Entertainment ; produced and directed by Robert Bee, David Thomas, and Nigel Wattis ; series produced by Melvyn Bragg ; written and presented by Melvyn Bragg, (DVD videorecording)

Label
The adventure of English : the life story of a remarkable language
Title
The adventure of English
Title remainder
the life story of a remarkable language
Statement of responsibility
an LWT production ; ITV Global Entertainment ; produced and directed by Robert Bee, David Thomas, and Nigel Wattis ; series produced by Melvyn Bragg ; written and presented by Melvyn Bragg
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Melvyn Bragg and other experts explore the 1,500-year history of the English language and answer questions such as: How did it grow from a relatively insignificant Germanic dialect to become the premier language of culture, commerce, and diplomacy around the globe? Includes guide for group discussions, avenues for further learning, biographies, web extras, and much more
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Howard Goodall
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
Host, Melvyn Bragg
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bragg, Melvyn
  • Bee, Robert
  • Thomas, David
  • Wattis, Nigel
  • London Weekend Television, ltd
  • ITV (Firm)
  • Athena (Firm)
Runtime
405
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • Educational television programs
  • Nonfiction television programs
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Technique
live action
Label
The adventure of English : the life story of a remarkable language, an LWT production ; ITV Global Entertainment ; produced and directed by Robert Bee, David Thomas, and Nigel Wattis ; series produced by Melvyn Bragg ; written and presented by Melvyn Bragg, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally produced in 2002 (episodes 1-4) and 2003 (episodes 5-8) for broadcast on British television
  • Accompanying viewer's guide includes discussion questions and bibliographical references
  • Bonus features: 20-page viewer's guide; architects of the language, biographies; exclusive web extras
Accompanying material
1 viewer's guide (16 p. : ill. ; 15 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
[V.1.] Episode 1 and 2 ; [V.2.] Episode 3 and 4 ; [V.3.] Episode 5 and 6 ; [V.4.] Episode 7 and 8
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
4 videodiscs (ca. 405 min.)
Isbn
9781598282207
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
054961822096
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
AMP-8220
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)363188425
  • (OCoLC)ocn363188425
  • 263546
System details
DVD; 16:9 widescreen; Dolby digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The adventure of English : the life story of a remarkable language, an LWT production ; ITV Global Entertainment ; produced and directed by Robert Bee, David Thomas, and Nigel Wattis ; series produced by Melvyn Bragg ; written and presented by Melvyn Bragg, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally produced in 2002 (episodes 1-4) and 2003 (episodes 5-8) for broadcast on British television
  • Accompanying viewer's guide includes discussion questions and bibliographical references
  • Bonus features: 20-page viewer's guide; architects of the language, biographies; exclusive web extras
Accompanying material
1 viewer's guide (16 p. : ill. ; 15 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
[V.1.] Episode 1 and 2 ; [V.2.] Episode 3 and 4 ; [V.3.] Episode 5 and 6 ; [V.4.] Episode 7 and 8
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
4 videodiscs (ca. 405 min.)
Isbn
9781598282207
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
054961822096
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
AMP-8220
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)363188425
  • (OCoLC)ocn363188425
  • 263546
System details
DVD; 16:9 widescreen; Dolby digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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