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Contemporary Films/McGraw-Hill

Overview
Works: 368 works in 496 publications in 3 languages and 1,880 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Short films  Film adaptations  Silent films  Nonfiction films  Ethnographic films  Study guides  Examinations  Drama  War films 
Roles: fds
Classifications: D805.G3, 940.5317
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Most widely held works about Contemporary Films/McGraw-Hill
 
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 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary's pre-GED social studies( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary's pre-GED language arts, writing( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary's pre-GED language arts, reading( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary's pre-GED science( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holy Ghost people( Visual )

5 editions published between 1968 and 2004 in English and held by 50 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
Nuit et brouillard = Night and fog by Alain Resnais( Visual )

3 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary film which counterpoints voice and music, sound and image, still and motion picture, past and present, and living and dead to depict the world of the concentration camp
The hunters by John Marshall( Visual )

2 editions published between 1958 and 1998 in English and held by 36 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 film was photographed during a Peabody Museum, Harvard-Smithsonian expedition to the Kalahari Desert of South West Africa led by Laurence Marshall
The Nuer by Hilary Harris( Visual )

3 editions published between 1971 and 1981 in English and held by 35 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
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 3: The lament of the reservation( Visual )

5 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 30 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
The North American Indian. Part 1: Treaties made--treaties broken( Visual )

3 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
The string bean Le haricot.( Visual )

4 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely old woman's life revolves around a precious bean plant
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 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary about the communal life of the Eskimos and their struggle for existence
One eyed men are kings( Visual )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 25 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 by Maurice Ogden( Visual )

3 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 24 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."
Martin Scorsese's short films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 24 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
The masque of the red death by Edgar Allan Poe( Visual )

9 editions published between 1969 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 23 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
Scorsese x 4 by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four short films by Martin Scorsese. In "What's a nice girl like you doing in a place like this?" a writer becomes obsessed with a picture. "It's not just you, Murray!" depicts a mobster looking back at his life as a bootlegger and his rise to wealth. In "The big shave" a young man enters a bathroom, lathers his face, and shaves over and over again, nicking his face and drawing blood. "Italianamerican" is a documentary in which Martin Scorsese interviews his parents about their personal experiences as Italian Americans and life in New York's Little Italy
Gertrude Stein : when this you see, remember me by Gertrude Stein( Visual )

3 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 19 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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Contemporary's pre-GED mathematics
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