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The Royal Families / BBC Worldwide Ltd.

Other author/creatorBBC Worldwide Ltd.
Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Format Video (Streaming) and Electronic
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2014], ©2011.
Description1 streaming video file (30 min.) : sound, color.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Subject(s)
Series Time to Remember
Time to remember. UNAUTHORIZED
Contents Royal Families Introduction (1:28) -- Queen Victoria (3:31) -- 1901, Europe Mourns (1:19) -- Edward VII's Coronation (1:21) -- Parade of Kings (1:13) -- End of the Edwardian Era (1:30) -- King George V (1:15) -- Foreign Monarchs (1:18) -- WWI and After (2:18) -- Irish Free State (0:46) -- British Social Gatherings (1:23) -- Monarchy's Fragile Power? (2:08) -- Empires in the 1930s (2:35) -- Pageantry of Edward VIII (3:32) -- George VI (3:05) -- Credits: The Royal Families: Time to Remember (0:26)
Abstract This episode traces the fortunes and fates of the European royal dynasties during the first half of the 20th century. Narrator Lesley Sharp links sequences showing an era of war, revolution, assassination and abdication. Includes footage of Queen Victoria at her diamond jubilee celebrations; Victoria's funeral; Edward VII out hunting; Tsar Nicholas II of Russia; Victor Emmanuel of Italy; Kaiser Wilhelm of Germany; Franz Josef of Austria in Sarajevo; George V's coronation, silver jubilee and funeral; King Albert of Belgium; the future Edward VIII walking in Tokyo with the future Emperor Hirohito; King Alexander of Yugoslavia being assassinated in Marseilles in 1934; King Boris of Bulgaria; Edward VIII's 1936 abdication statement; George VI's coronation; and Queen Elizabeth II as a child.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on June 21, 2014.
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 7 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: BBC Worldwide Ltd, 2011.
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Genre/formNewsreels.
Genre/formVideorecording.
Publisher number57662s Films Media Group
Publisher number57668 Films Media Group

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