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Time-Life Films Multi-media Division

Overview
Works: 252 works in 324 publications in 1 language and 828 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Television plays  History  Biography  Church history  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Classifications: PR2833, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Time-Life Films
The trigger effect ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The gripping story of a mysterious power failure that leads to the social breakdown of a major city. All forms of communication are wiped out--no electricity, no cash machines, no telecommunication. The system and the rules of society begin to crumble
The long search by Ronald Eyre( Visual )
7 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 31 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 Keys of paradise ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the recently discovered, powerful and complex painkilling drugs, endorphins, manufactured by the human brain
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
The rise and fall of DDT ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 19 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 )
4 editions published between 1977 and 1986 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cruel Angelo is left in charge of Vienna when the Duke pretends to leave town. Angelo revives an old law against fornication and sentences Claudio to death for seducing Juliet, Claudio's betrothed. Claudio's sister, Isabella, pleads for his life and Angelo offers to spare him in exchange for her virginity. Angelo's corruption and severity are punished when the Duke reveals that he has witnessed it all
Buddhism, the land of the disappearing Buddha--Japan by Ronald Eyre( Visual )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Visits Japan to investigate the Japanese experience of Buddhist worship and the complexities of Zen Buddhism. The Buddhism of Japan is described and contrasted with that of Sri Lanka. Various aspects of Zen Buddhism are considered, such as meditation, calligraphy, swordfighting, archery and the tea ceremony
Richard II by William Shakespeare( Visual )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization of Shakespeare's play, the story of a rebellion against the corrupt Richard II
The wizard who spat on the floor ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 15 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
The Crab nebula ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 14 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 tempest by William Shakespeare( Visual )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Television adaption of Shakespeare's play revolving around an enchanted island, an exiled Duke, young lovers, and a framework of conspiracy
Reading efficiency system ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 14 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
Candide ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and held by 14 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
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
Speed reading ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 13 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
Mind over body ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores new areas of research into the psychological, physiological, and medical facets of mind/body relationships
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Visual )
2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A play about power, assassination and revenge. Presents a broad range of historical personalities as complicated human beings in agonizing conflict with one another and themselves
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
The Mind machines ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the possibility that within the next hundred years computers may outpace their creators
Richard the Second by William Shakespeare( Visual )
2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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