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The Resource The adventure of English 500 AD to 2000, Volume 3, an LWT production ; Granada ; ITV Global Entertainment ; [Episode 5] produced and directed by David Thomas ; [Episode 6] produced and directed by Nigel Wattis ; series producer, Melvyn Bragg, (videorecording)

The adventure of English 500 AD to 2000, Volume 3, an LWT production ; Granada ; ITV Global Entertainment ; [Episode 5] produced and directed by David Thomas ; [Episode 6] produced and directed by Nigel Wattis ; series producer, Melvyn Bragg, (videorecording)

Label
The adventure of English 500 AD to 2000, Volume 3
Title
The adventure of English 500 AD to 2000
Title number
Volume 3
Statement of responsibility
an LWT production ; Granada ; ITV Global Entertainment ; [Episode 5] produced and directed by David Thomas ; [Episode 6] produced and directed by Nigel Wattis ; series producer, Melvyn Bragg
Title variation
Life story of a remarkable language
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Episode 5 covers the results of English being exported to the New World where it absorbed words from other languages and created new ones
  • Episode 6 explores the enlightenment period during which the advances in science, technology and commerce brought new words to the English language
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Editor, Tony Webb ; music, Howard Goodall ; (Episode 5) voices, Tom Hodgkins, Martin Sherman ; camera, Alistair Cameron ; (Episode 6) camera, Alistair Cameron, David Langan
Dewey number
420/.9
Intended audience
Rating: Not rated
Language note
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
Presenter, Melvyn Bragg ; (Episode 6) actors, Amanda Root, David Gwillim
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bragg, Melvyn
  • Thomas, David
  • Wattis, Nigel
  • ITV Global Entertainment
  • London Weekend Television, ltd
  • Granada (Firm)
  • Athena (Firm)
Runtime
102
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  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • Literature and society
  • Squanto
  • Webster, Noah
  • French language
  • Spanish language
  • English language
  • Twain, Mark
  • Americanisms
  • Slaves
  • African Americans
  • Cowboys
  • Language and culture
  • United States
  • Newton, Isaac
  • Johnson, Samuel
  • Sheridan, Thomas
  • Shaw, Bernard
  • Swift, Jonathan
  • Burns, Robert
  • Austen, Jane
  • Wordsworth, William
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • Language and culture
  • Literature and society
  • Standard language
  • Romanticism
Technique
live action
Label
The adventure of English 500 AD to 2000, Volume 3, an LWT production ; Granada ; ITV Global Entertainment ; [Episode 5] produced and directed by David Thomas ; [Episode 6] produced and directed by Nigel Wattis ; series producer, Melvyn Bragg, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced in 2003 for broadcast by London Weekend Television
  • Volume 3 contains episodes 5-6
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
  • Episode 5. The New World -- The New England primer -- Going west, going wild -- Alcohol, Indians & Davy Crockett -- Gold, trains & the cowboy -- The arrival of slaves -- Mark Twain
  • Episode 6. The age of reason -- Dr. Samuel Johnson and his dictionary -- The Scots -- William Wordsworth & the poets -- Jane Austen -- Industrial revolution -- Cockney, slang & "Humpty-Dumpty."
Control code
ocn378317537
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (102 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
DVD 17497
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)378317537
System details
DVD; Dolby digital stereo; widescreen (16:9)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The adventure of English 500 AD to 2000, Volume 3, an LWT production ; Granada ; ITV Global Entertainment ; [Episode 5] produced and directed by David Thomas ; [Episode 6] produced and directed by Nigel Wattis ; series producer, Melvyn Bragg, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced in 2003 for broadcast by London Weekend Television
  • Volume 3 contains episodes 5-6
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
  • Episode 5. The New World -- The New England primer -- Going west, going wild -- Alcohol, Indians & Davy Crockett -- Gold, trains & the cowboy -- The arrival of slaves -- Mark Twain
  • Episode 6. The age of reason -- Dr. Samuel Johnson and his dictionary -- The Scots -- William Wordsworth & the poets -- Jane Austen -- Industrial revolution -- Cockney, slang & "Humpty-Dumpty."
Control code
ocn378317537
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (102 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
DVD 17497
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)378317537
System details
DVD; Dolby digital stereo; widescreen (16:9)
Video recording format
DVD

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