The Resource The Story of English, a BBC TV co-production with MacNeil-Lehrer Productions in association with WNET, (videorecording)

The Story of English, a BBC TV co-production with MacNeil-Lehrer Productions in association with WNET, (videorecording)

Label
The Story of English
Title
The Story of English
Statement of responsibility
a BBC TV co-production with MacNeil-Lehrer Productions in association with WNET
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Details the history of the English language and provides a unique focus on current English usage worldwide with a special emphasis on American English
Related
Cataloging source
TKN
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Producer, William Cran ; series writer, Robert McCrum ; host and co-writer, Robert MacNeil
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1931-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cran, William
  • McCrum, Robert
  • MacNeil, Robert
  • Films Incorporated
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • MacNeil/Lehrer Productions
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Runtime
540
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  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
Technique
live action
Label
The Story of English, a BBC TV co-production with MacNeil-Lehrer Productions in association with WNET, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • VHS
  • "Funded by a grant from General Foods, Inc. and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation."
Color
multicolored
Contents
v.1. An English speaking world. Mother tongue. -- v.2. A muse of fire. The guid Scots tongue. -- v.3. Black on white. Pioneers! o Pioneers! -- v.4. Muvver tongue. The loaded weapon. -- v.5. Next years words: a look into the future
Control code
ocm15287365
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
5 videocassettes (60 min. each segment)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
(Sirsi) 45249
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
The Story of English, a BBC TV co-production with MacNeil-Lehrer Productions in association with WNET, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • VHS
  • "Funded by a grant from General Foods, Inc. and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation."
Color
multicolored
Contents
v.1. An English speaking world. Mother tongue. -- v.2. A muse of fire. The guid Scots tongue. -- v.3. Black on white. Pioneers! o Pioneers! -- v.4. Muvver tongue. The loaded weapon. -- v.5. Next years words: a look into the future
Control code
ocm15287365
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
5 videocassettes (60 min. each segment)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
(Sirsi) 45249
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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