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Time-Life Films Multi-media Division

Overview
Works: 245 works in 343 publications in 1 language and 774 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Televised plays  Televised performances  Historical films  Educational films  Internet videos  Historical television programs 
Classifications: PN1997, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Time-Life Films
The Crab nebula( Visual )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the current theories on the origin of the Crab nebula, first observed on Earth in the year 1054. Explores the characteristics of its radiation and the scientific supposition that its core contains a neutron star, or pulsar
The trigger effect( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First in a series combining history and science to discover why major technological changes occurred and traces these inventions to seemingly unrelated "triggers" during the past 12,000 years. In this segment, in Upper Egypt, host James Burke explains how plowing, building, writing, taxation, and astronomy began and how they became interdependent. Man's present dependence on complex technological networks is illustrated with a reconstruction of the New York city power blackout of 1965. The program ends in Kuwait, the nation which has moved from the technology of ancient Egypt to that of the modern world in a single generation
Judaism : the Promised Land by Gene Smith( Visual )

4 editions published between 1973 and 1979 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The question, what is it that makes a Jew a Jew, takes Eyre to London, New York and Jerusalem for discussions with Elie Wiesel, Norbert Brainin and the Amadeus Quartet, and Dr. Pinchas Peli, a tenth generation rabbi
The amazing cosmic awareness of Duffy Moon( Visual )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Picked on by the other boys in his class for being a "shrimp," Duffy Moon develops talents and powers that enable him to meet unexpected challenges
King Richard the Second by William Shakespeare( Visual )

4 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's historical play about the dynastic struggle between Richard II and Henry Bolingboke (later Henry IV)
The rise and fall of DDT( Visual )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with the pros and cons of the uise of DDT, investigating its various roles as an insecticide, military weapon, safeguard against tropical diseases, and threat to the environment
Measure for measure by William Shakespeare( Visual )

5 editions published between 1977 and 1986 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's controversial play dealing with the law in Vienna, a law where a sexual relationship between unmarried people is punishable by death
The Keys of paradise( Visual )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the recently discovered, powerful and complex painkilling drugs, endorphins, manufactured by the human brain
The Mystery of the Anasazi( Visual )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inquires into the mystery of the unknown builders of ruins discovered by the Navajo Indians 300 years ago. Considers questions such as who these people were, what happened to them, and why they disappeared
Buddhism : the land of the disappearing Buddha--Japan( Visual )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visits Japan to investigate the Japanese experience of Buddhist worship and the complexities of Zen
Reading efficiency system( Visual )

5 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A twelve-lesson course, hosted by Bill Cosby, designed to help the viewer improve his reading efficiency. Emphasizes comprehension skills, critical thought skills, vocabulary skills, and rate improvement skills
The Bridge of Adam Rush.( Visual )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the early 1800's, the film tells the story of an adolescent boy's successful adjustment to a new family situation and a new way of life
Candide by Leonard Bernstein( Visual )

4 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Voltaire's novel of the same title, about a simple, optimistic man whose journeys take him from one disaster to another
Buddhism--footprint of the Buddha--India( Visual )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eyre visits Sri Lanka and India to discover the type of Buddhism practiced throughout Southeast Asia. Includes talks with monks, school children, novices, and housewives who describe their own religious experiences and discuss the high moral standards demanded by Buddhism
Mind over body( Visual )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores new areas of research into the psychological, physiological, and medical facets of mind/body relationships
The wizard who spat on the floor( Visual )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and work of the American inventor Thomas Alva Edison. Shows some of Edison's many technical inventions, such as the light bulb, fluoroscope, and the phonograph, and traces Edison's work in his last years in which his experimentation proved to be less successful
Speed reading by Steve Moidel( Visual )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A video course, hosted by Dick Cavett, which presents a speed reading system, reinforced by reading exercises. Focuses on the art of skimming, acquiring better study habits, and enlarging vocabulary
William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Visual )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the classic Shakespeare play, chronicling the events around the assassination of Julius Caesar
Henry VIII by William Shakespeare( Visual )

2 editions published between 1978 and 1985 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Tudor Court is locked in a power struggle between its nobles and the Machiavellian Cardinal Wolsey, the King's first minister and the country's most conspicuous symbol of Catholic power. Wolsey's ambition knows no bounds and when his chief ally, Queen Katherine, interferes in the King's romance with Ann Boleyn, he brings ruin upon himself, the Queen and centuries of English obedience to Rome"--Container
Ways of seeing by John Berger( Visual )

2 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art historian John Berger discusses repdouctions and nudity in art
 
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