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Every Frame a PaintingEvery Frame a Painting
YouTube, 2014 Cancelled/Ended | History, Documentary, Talk Shows

Explore the art of cinema with Every Frame a Painting. This online series is a collection of captivating video essays on film form. Experience the magic of filmmaking through insightful analysis and engaging storytelling. Every Frame a Painting will deepen your appreciation for the art of cinema.


Hu XinHu Xin
Youku, 2023 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance

After a lover's betrayal, the ancient dragon Tian Yao found himself badly wounded and heartbroken. The woman he loved betrayed him by stripping him of his dragon bones then sealing them in four directions. Only by luck did his soul escape. Now reborn, he encounters Yan Hui, who vows to protect him as he retrieves his missing bones. Discovering a seal within a lake, Tian Yao sees his opportunity. After meeting Yan Hui, Tian Yao became hopeful, knowing she possessed a dragon that could break that seal. Tian Yao uses Yan Hui to retrieve his stolen body parts. Yan Hui then plans her escape only to fail. Surprisingly, she finds their relationship deepening over time. Tian Yao admires Yan Hui's repeated efforts to save him, while Yan Hui appreciates the strong bond they have created. Mysteries will abound as Yan Hui come to learn of her true origin.


Tony Robinson's World War ITony Robinson's World War I
Discovery, 2014 Cancelled/Ended | History, Documentary

Sir Tony Robinson, the history presenter and former Blackadder star, tells the story of the Great War. How it started, how it changed the world and how it finished with a 100 day flourish of military brilliance, which finally put an end to four years of incompetence and slaughter. With the aid of hundreds of amazing archived 3D images of the Great War which chronicle WWI from start to finish and breathe new life into the story, Tony Robinson's World War I allows modern audiences to see the war in a completely new way. Robinson will also show how the Great War changed British people for generations to come - liberating large portions of the working class, powering the rise of the Labour party and breaking the old ties of service to the aristocracy.


Disraeli: Portrait of a RomanticDisraeli: Portrait of a Romantic
ITV, 1978 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, History, Biography

Disraeli, the only person of Jewish lineage ever to hold prime-ministership of Britain, was also a well-known figure in Victorian literary and social circles, being a writer of some note. This series encompasses his personal life as well as his public life in a semi-fictional tale of passion, glory, greed and ambition.


The Ascent of ManThe Ascent of Man
BBC Two, 1973 Cancelled/Ended | History, Documentary

Dr Bronowski's magnificent thirteen-part BBC television series The Ascent of Man traces our rise both as a species and as moulders of our own environment and future. It covers the history of science, but of science in the broadest terms. Invention from the flint tool to geometry, from the arch to the theory of relativity, are shown to be expressions of man's specific ability to understand nature, to control it, not to be controlled by it.


Herman's HistoryHerman's History
SVT, 1991 Cancelled/Ended | Military/War, History, Documentary

Hermans Historia is a TV-series from Sweden. Herman is one of the most well known researchers in Swedish history. He talks about numerous kings, war and interesting people in the Swedish history. He takes the camera to the very spot the battles were fought hundreds of years earlier.


El HashaashunEl Hashaashun
Watch iT!, 2024 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Adventure, History

Hassan Al Sabah assembled a group of the most devoted adherents of the Ismailia creed. They terrorized the hearts of monarchs and rulers and have assassinated several important historical figures.


Normandy '44: D-Day and the Battle for FranceNormandy '44: D-Day and the Battle for France

Historian James Holland and ex-US Army Ranger, Dr Mike Simpson tour the wider Normandy battlefield in a fresh and original series that finally does justice to the scale and complexity of an epic, brutal campaign.


Titanic (1996)Titanic (1996)
CBS, 1996 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Romance, History
Rating: 2.5/5

The story of the 1912 sinking of the largest luxury liner ever built, the tragedy that befell over two thousand of the rich and famous as well as of the poor and unknown passengers aboard the doomed ship.


Raja, Rasoi Aur Anya KahaniyaanRaja, Rasoi Aur Anya Kahaniyaan
EPIC TV, 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Cooking/Food, History, Documentary
Rating: 5/5

They say that variety is the spice of life. Well, Indian cuisine is abundant with both spice and variety! But how did the Indian palate come to be this colorful? The answer lies in the royal kitchens of India. Indian Royalty are the custodians of the ancient culinary traditions. Raja, Rasoi aur Anya Kahaniyaan takes us through the history of food prepared in the royal kitchens of India, whose blending of foreign imports, rare fowls, elaborate preparation methods and local herbs, created some of the best and most flavorful food in the country. We get to experience the tales of extravagance and eccentricity, of desperation and innovation, and of happy accidents. The royal love for creativity and uniqueness have led to a rich culinary tradition that makes Indian cuisine one of the most exciting ones in the world.