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Letters from Baghdad / Zeva Oelbaum, Sabine Krayenb├╝hl, directors ; Zeva Oelbaum, Rob Quaintance, producers.

Oelbaum, Zeva, film producer, film director. (Added Author). Quaintance, Rob, film producer. (Added Author). Krayenb├╝hl, Sabine, film director. (Added Author). Swinton, Tilda, voice actor. (Added Author). PBS Distribution (Firm), publisher. (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Mahnomen Public Library DVD 921 BEL (Text) 33500013009600 Main Available -
Ulen LINK Site DVD 921 BEL (Text) 33500013009592 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781531708757
  • ISBN: 1531708757
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Arlington, VA] : PBS Distribution, 2018

Content descriptions

Participant or Performer Note: Tilda Swinton (voice ot Gertrude Bell).
Summary, etc.: Gertrude Bell is sometimes called the female Lawrence of Arabia. Bell was an explorer, spy, archaeologist, and diplomat who helped shape the Middle East after World War I. Advisor to Winston Churchill and critic of colonial policies in Iraq, Bell was considered the most powerful woman in the British Empire. The film takes viewers into a past that is eerily current.
Target Audience Note: TV-PG.
System Details Note: DVD, region 1 ; 5.1 surround; stereo.
Language Note: English dialogue with optional English SDH subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Bell, Gertrude Lowthian, 1868-1926.
Bell, Gertrude Lowthian, 1868-1926.
Women Arabists > Great Britain > Biography.
Arabists > Great Britain > Biography.
Women colonial administrators > Great Britain > Biography.
Colonial administrators > Great Britain > Biography.
Women archaeologists > Great Britain > Biography.
Archaeologists > Great Britain > Biography.
Travel writers > Great Britain > Biography.
Iraq > Politics and government > 1921-1958.
Iraq > History > Hashemite Kingdom, 1921-1958.
Colonial administrators.
Politics and government.
Travel writers.
Women Arabists.
Women archaeologists.
Women colonial administrators.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Great Britain.
Genre: Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Biographical films.
Biographical films.
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.

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