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Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, inc

Overview
Works: 2,846 works in 4,028 publications in 2 languages and 11,142 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Animated films  Christmas films  Fantasy films  Musical films  Children's films  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Television adaptations  Television mini-series 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, inc
The lottery by Shirley Jackson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This overwhelmingly powerful story will spark discussion about society and the individual. Not recommended for children under 12. Teachers should preview
Work of the kidneys by Rose Leigh Vines( Visual )

6 editions published between 1937 and 1990 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the structure and function of the renal system. Demonstrates through animated drawings and laboratory experiments, the formation of urine, the regulation of blood composition, and the functioning of the bladder. Explains the relation of blood pressure to urine flow, and the rate of secretion as affected by sugar, water, and temperature. For high school and college groups
Plato's Apology the life and teachings of Socrates( Visual )

8 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lecturer Mortimer J. Adler uses dramatized scenes from the dialogs of Plato in presenting a character study of Socrates. Mr. Adler introduces Socrates first as a man who perplexed, inspired, and enraged his fellow citizens; then as a teacher who revolutionized the concept of the teacher's role; and finally, as a philosopher who disturbed the complacency of men's minds for all times to come
Chaucer's England with a special presentation of The pardoner's tale by Theodore S Johnson( Visual )

10 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes Chaucer's The pardoner's tale, using the locations trod by Chaucer's pilgrims, with scenes of Canterbury and the Tabard Inn in London
Waves on water( Visual )

7 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using a wave tank, this program shows that wind moves only the surface layer of water and that the water molecules in a wave move in circles, rather than traveling with the wave
World War I a documentary on the role of the U.S.A.( Visual )

6 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through documentary scenes of the period and actual words of historical figures describes events leading up to the entry of the United States into World War I; the course of the war, and Wilson's role at the peace conference
Rocks that originate underground( Visual )

12 editions published between 1964 and 1994 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the characteristics of rocks that form underground, and demonstrates that the appearance of these rocks gives clues as to their formation
The Spirit of Rome( Visual )

6 editions published between 1963 and 1990 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses dramatic scenes from Shakespeare's Julius Caesar and George Bernard Shaw's Ceaesar and Cleopatra to depict the tremendous spectacle of ancient Rome. Filmed in Rome and London
Rocks that form on the Earth's surface by Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation( Visual )

11 editions published between 1964 and 1985 in English and Spanish and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses demonstrations and examples in discussing the origin and composition of sedimentary rocks. Explains methods by which students can learn about the ways in which sediments are produced, transported, accumulated, and hardened into sedimentary rocks
The Beach, a river of sand( Visual )

14 editions published between 1965 and 2004 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the flow of a beach, and explains methods of measuring the movement of the sand
Population ecology by Richard Liebaert( Visual )

6 editions published between 1963 and 1985 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines some of the factors which limit the growth of plant and animal populations in their natural environments; explains how man's success in controlling his environment has affected the growth rate of the human population; and considers some of the problems related to the population explosion
The Humanities, what they are and what they do( Visual )

7 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clifton Fadiman discusses what the humanities are and why they are studied, using examples of literature, photography, and music. Points out the dissimilarities and complementary features of the humanities and the sciences
The Odyssey( Visual )

5 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents dramatized excerpts from Homer's Odyssey. Gilbert Highet comments on various aspects of the classic epic such as general background of the Trojan War, characteristics of the hero, and the three themes of the story which are based on one central moral truth
Tim Burton's The nightmare before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore( Visual )

4 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captioned photographs are used to illustrate Clement C. Moore's poem about a visit from St. Nicholas
The Odyssey( Visual )

5 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Highet points out that the Odyssey is an epic poem and a tale of heroic conflict, that the story has three different themes skillfully interwoven, and that all three are based on one central moral truth
The Loon's necklace( Visual )

7 editions published between 1948 and 1995 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the Indian legend of how the loon, a water bird, received his distinguishing neckband. Ceremonial masks carved by the Indians of British Columbia establish the characters of the story and portray the Indian's sensitivity to the moods of nature
Art of the Middle Ages( Visual )

5 editions published between 1963 and 1989 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Canaday documents various aspects of the six major medieval cathedrals of France, explaining the symbolism of the architectural and sculptural styles, and pointing out that the cathedral stands as a visible summary of the philosophical and intellectual world of the Middle Ages. Animation sequences highlight the basic structural differences between the Gothic and Romanesque architectural styles
Leonardo da Vinci, giant of the Renaissance( Visual )

5 editions published between 1957 and 1983 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aspects of the life and work of Leonardo da Vinci as a painter, sculptor, inventor, and scientist of the Renaissance
The Medieval manor( Visual )

5 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 13th century castle in Frnace is the setting for this film that deals with the relations between master and serf in feudal Europe. Explains the origin of the feudal system and the benefits which it offered to both lord and serf. Recreates phases of life on a representative manor. Discusses the duties of the lord and his seneschal, the work of the artisans, the three-field system of agriculture, the operation of the manor court, and the function of the abbey. Includes scenes of festivities accompanying the marriage of the lord's son. Animation and live action
The odyssey by Andreĭ Mikhalkov-Konchalovskiĭ( Visual )

5 editions published between 1959 and 1965 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents dramatized excerpts from Homer's Odyssey. Gilbert Highet comments on various aspects of the classic epic, such as general background of the Trojan War, characteristics of the hero, and the three themes of the story which are based on one central moral truth
 
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