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Contemporary Films/McGraw-Hill

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Works: 388 works in 490 publications in 1 language and 2,012 library holdings
Genres: Film adaptations  Study guides  Examinations, questions, etc  Treaties  Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Biography  Interviews  History 
Classifications: E99.E7, 940.5317
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Most widely held works by Contemporary Films/McGraw-Hill
Contemporary's pre-GED mathematics ( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contemporary's pre-GED social studies ( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contemporary's pre-GED language arts, writing ( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contemporary's pre-GED language arts, reading ( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contemporary's pre-GED science ( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nuit et brouillard Night and fog by Alain Resnais ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Briliant documentary graphically showing the horror of the Nazi concentration camps
Holy Ghost people ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1968 and 1982 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A report on the religious fervor of a small Pentecostal congregation in West Virginia whose fundamentalist philosophy encourages the biblical teaching of speaking in tongues and handling serpents
The Nuer by Robert Gardner ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1971 and 1981 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the most important relationships and events in the lives of the Nuer, Nilotic people in Sudan and on the Ethiopian border. Demonstrates the vital significance of cattle and their central importance in all Nuer thought and behavior. Includes extensive use of Nuer music and poetry
The Hunters ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1958 and 1998 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this classic documentary, the Kalahari Bushmen of Africa wage a constant war for survival against the hot arid climate and unyielding soil. 'The Hunters' focuses on four men who undertake a hunt to obtain meat for their village. The chronicle of their 13-day trek becomes part of the village's folklore, illustrating the ancient roots and continual renewal of African tribal cultures
The North American Indian. Part 2 How the West was won--and honor lost ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the consequences of the white man's discovery of gold in Indian territory which resulted in massacres and the enforced exodus of the Sioux from his land
The North American Indian. Part 1: Treaties made--treaties broken ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the land grabbing, broken promises, and worthless treaties made by the white man with the Nisqually Indians of Washington State
Nanook of the North a story of life and love in the actual Arctic by Robert Joseph Flaherty ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1968 and 1976 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a documentary on the life of an Eskimo family pitting their strength against a vast and inhospitable Arctic. Juxtaposes their struggle for survival against the elements with the warmth of the little family as they go about their daily affairs
The North American Indian. Part 3: The lament of the reservation ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the living conditions of the 600,000 Indians on barren reservations. Points out that the infant mortality rate is twice that of all other Americans and that the suicide rate is high
One eyed men are kings ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells about a man who pretends to be blind in order to get attention when he walks his dog in the park. Shows how his ruse is detected when he loses his dog and his friends accompany him home
Hangman ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells of the Hangman's visit to a small town where its coward citizens take no action to stop the Hangman's murders. The town's last remaining man discovers, too late, that humans are responsible beings who must stand together for the common good--or suffer the consequences. Alone now, the chief of cowards hears the Hangman say, "I did no more than you let me do."
The string bean Le haricot. ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1964 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A lonely old woman's life revolves around a precious bean plant
Martin Scorsese's short films ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Before hitting the big time with such seminal works as TAXI DRIVER and THE DEPARTED, Martin Scorsese made shorts. Hilarious, intimate and unique, Scorsese's short films showcased the irreverent style and voice which the filmmaker continues to hone in his illustrious career. From esoteric experiments (THE BIG SHAVE) to docos exploring his roots (ITALIANAMERICAN) and many more, these short films are must-haves for film lovers
Desert people ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Depicts an average day in the lives of two families of the Western Desert of Australia, showing what a great portion of their time is spent in the search for food
Masque of the red death ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1969 and 1999 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of the story of the same title by Edgar Allan Poe about a count who locks himself and his court inside his castle in order to avoid the plague only to be destroyed by the plague masquerading as a seductive woman
Gertrude Stein: when this you see, remember me by Gertrude Stein ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portrays events in the life of Gertrude Stein--hostess, art collector, friend of famous artists, and self-proclaimed genius--in Paris in the early twentieth century, using the author's words and the words of her friends to present a portrait of the woman
 
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McGraw-Hill Book Company. Contemporary Films/McGraw-Hill
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