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Castle / Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.).

Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], ©1986.
Description1 streaming video file (60 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Subject(s)
Other author/creatorMacaulay, David. Castle.
Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Other author/creatorPublic Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Series The David Macaulay Series
David Macaulay Series. UNAUTHORIZED
Contents Sponsors and Introduction: David Macaulay: Castle (2:57) -- Overview of the Middle Ages (3:17) -- Early Stages of Castle Building (7:42) -- Castle-Building under King Edward I (3:06) -- Building Progress on the Castle (5:56) -- Castle Interior (3:03) -- Peasants and Middle Class (3:00) -- Castle Town (7:57) -- Castle Protection (4:54) -- Castle Siege (6:55) -- Integration of Welsh and English (1:56) -- Castles: End of an Era (3:19) -- Credits and Sponsors: David Macaulay: Castle (2:14)
Abstract This program combines colorful animation with live-action documentary sequences to tell the story of a 13th-century Welsh castle. Author David Macaulay, who wrote and illustrated the best-selling book of the same title, leads viewers on a castle tour, explaining its cultural and sociological significance and its architectural design. Detailed animation dramatizes the building of the castle and portrays the lifestyle of the early inhabitants.
General noteBased on the book by David Macaulay
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on August 21, 2011.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 9 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Genre/formVideo recording.
Publisher number44215s Films Media Group
Publisher number44216 Films Media Group

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