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The Louvre / BBC Worldwide Limited.

Other author/creatorBBC Worldwide Ltd.
Other author/creatorInfobase.
Format Video (Streaming) and Electronic
Publication Info [Place of publication not identified] : BBC Worldwide Ltd., [2011]
Distribution Info New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, 2014.
Copyright Notice ©2011
Description1 streaming video file (50 min.) : sound, color.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films On Demand collection
Series Museum Secrets (Series 1)
Museum secrets ; Series 1. UNAUTHORIZED
Contents Introduction: The Louvre (0:52) -- Mona Lisa Theft and Reputation (1:17) -- Mona Lisa Theft (2:48) -- Investigators Struggle (1:29) -- Legacy of Mona Lisa Theft (1:41) -- Vincenzo Peruggia Caught (2:32) -- "Coronation of Napoleon" (3:20) -- Women in Napoleon's Life (1:45) -- Josephine and Napoleon's Manipulations (1:21) -- Henri II and Jousting (3:18) -- Medical Analysis of King's Wound (2:11) -- Trepanation Considered (0:56) -- Legacy of Henri II (0:49) -- "The Raft of the Medusa" (2:33) -- Gericault's Mental State (1:22) -- Fate of Medusa Raft Crew (1:43) -- Immersed in Dark Subject (1:59) -- Legacy of "The Raft of the Medusa" (0:36) -- "Apotheosis of Henri IV" (1:59) -- Motive for Assassination of Henri IV (2:20) -- Evidence of Conspiracy (1:34) -- Torture Device (1:22) -- Hints at Conspiracy (1:37) -- Helmet Beneath the Louvre (2:03) -- Charles the Mad (2:05) -- Louvre's Importance (0:42) -- Credits: The Louvre: Museum Secrets (Series 1) (0:33) -- steph (15:56)
Abstract We chase the brazen thief who stole the Mona Lisa to find out how she was recovered and how she became so famous, then scrutinize the official portrait of Napoleon's coronation to reveal a canvas of lies. We re-stage the jousting accident that killed a king to discover whether his head wound was inevitably fatal, then enter the turbulent life of a young artist to find out whether he was driven mad by sexual guilt or his attempts to paint a tragedy at sea. And finally, we probe a king's assassination to discover if the assailant was a lone knife-man or in league with an evil Queen.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on June 04, 2014.
General noteFilms On Demand is distributed by Infobase for Films for the Humanities and Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
General noteOriginally produced by BBC Worldwide Ltd, 2011.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films On Demand.
Interest grade level 9 and up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: Films On Demand platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number57609s Infobase
Publisher number57614 Infobase

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