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  1. Like As the Lute (1979 Film, Video)

    Director
    Leszek Burzynski
    Producer
    Brian Eastman
    Subject
    Music
    Distribution
    Film (16mm)

    Based on a British Council tour of the Middle East by the lutenist Anthony Rooley and the soprano Emma Kirkby the film demonstrates the relationship between Arabic and European Renaissance music. Rooley is...

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  2. Consumer Products (1993 Video)

    Producer
    Ian Spratley
    Subject
    Design
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 52 min., 1999 sale: £85.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    Support video for course T204, in three parts: 1) product evaluation from the consumer’s point of view. At the Consumer’s Association Research Laboratory the product controller demonstrates some of the...

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  3. Bobby Fischer Against the World (1991)

    Director
    Liz Arbus
    Subject
    Arts and Humanities
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 91 minutes), £9.99

    Director Liz Garbus presents this look at the life of volatile chess player Bobby Fischer, who stunned the world in 1958 by becoming the U.S. champion, and later shot to infamy for his increasingly erratic...

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  4. Go Master, The (2008)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 104 minutes), £12.99

    Director Tian Zhuangzhuang follows the fortunes of Wu Qingyuan, master of the ancient game of Go, in this intense, stately character study. A native of China, Wu emerged as a prodigy who, at a young age,...

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  5. You Can’t Live with Your Mouth Shut (1999 Video)

    Subject
    Anthropology; Music
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 29 min., 2001 sale: £50.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    On the island of Santiago, in the Cape Verde archipelago, lives Mano Mendi, the last player of cimboa, a one-string violin used to accompany the traditional batuque music. Through the portrait of Mano Mendi...

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  6. Vanishing Wildlife (2006)

    Subject
    Biology
    Distribution
    Sale, Audio (CD), £9.95

    Recordings from the British Library Sound Archive of some of the most elusive birds, mammals, insects and frogs in Britain. Compiled by Richard Ranft

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  7. Classical Music of North India (1967 Film)

    Subject
    Music
    Distribution
    Film (16mm)

    The master musician of North India, Ustad Ali Akbar Khan, demonstrates a short example of North Indian classical music. He plays the instrument which he has helped to make famous in India and abroad, the...

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  8. Cell Biology I: Functional Organisation (1984 Video)

    Subject
    Biology
    Distribution
    Sale, LaserVision videodisc. b&w/col., 1996 sale: £158.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    Contains nearly 100 short film sequences covering a large variety of biological material from slime moulds and sea urchins to human sperm. The disc is intended as illustrative material and is constructed in...

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  9. Craig’s Boot (1994 Video)

    Producer
    Mike Tomlinson
    Subject
    Sports science; Technology
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 30 min., 2000 sale: £65.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    Former Liverpool football player Craig Johnston, who had no formal technology training, experimented with the design of the football boot to produce a moulded rubber boot that would give better contact...

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  10. Syria: Chess Match at the Borders (2008)

    Director
    Amal Hamelin des Essarts
    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 NTSC, 52 minutes), $348

    Syria is a single-party dictatorship country, ruled since 1970 by Hafez al-Assad and, following his death in 2000, by his son Bashar. Despite the lack of any significant oil reserves, this nation is both a...

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