Tag Archives: film

Anna Akhmatova film trailer

You may view the trailer for this film about Russian poet Anna Akhmatova. Other World Literature (E5) videos

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Don Quixote 2000 film clip

I have not seen any of the many Don Quixote movies available, but I have heard that the 2000 Hallmark version with John Lithgow in the title role is a good choice—unfortunately, it is not currently available as a Region … Continue reading

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Shadowlands trailer

The story of C. S. Lewis and Joy Davidman Gresham is told in Shadowlands, a 1993 movie with Anthony Hopkins as Lewis. You may read a brief review on the Decent Films Guide website, and view the trailer below. Dr. … Continue reading

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Count of Monte Cristo Trailer and Music

Here is the trailer for the 2002 film of The Count of Monte Cristo. I haven’t seen this film but here is a link to a very positive review about it, and a link to more details about the movie. … Continue reading

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Treasure Island Film Trailer

Treasure Island, an adventure novel by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, tells a tale of pirates and buried treasure. It is traditionally considered a coming-of-age story and is one of the most frequently dramatized of all novels. Treasure Island trailer from the … Continue reading

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My Fair Lady 1964 movie trailer

My Fair Lady is a musical based on George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion, with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe. The story presents Eliza Doolittle, a Cockney flower girl who takes speech lessons from professor … Continue reading

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Trailer for Around the World in 80 Days 1956 film

Here’s a trailer for the 1956 film of Around the World in 80 Days, inspired by the book by Jules Verne. (Yes, the video begins by showing a modern rocket–keep watching! This is the correct trailer for this film.) Other … Continue reading

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Robinson Crusoe 1927 Silent Film

Robinson Crusoe is a British silent film from 1927. The movie is based on the 1719 novel, Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe, and features a shipwrecked man who lived for 28 years on a seemingly deserted island. The story may have … Continue reading

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Wuthering Heights 1939 movie trailer

The 1939 movie of Wuthering Heights, starring Laurence Olivier and Merle Oberon, is a well-done black-and-white classic (despite the color photo on the cover of the DVD). You may watch the trailer below. *** Other British Literature (E4) videos

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British Literature Videos

Videos referenced in British Literature (E4): Unit 1 Beowulf battle scene performed by Benjamin Bagby Unit 2 Music by the medieval composer Thomas Tallis Unit 3 Audio recording of English madrigal song “The Nightingale” Knights of the Round Table 1953 … Continue reading

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