Most widely held works by Larry Weitzman
Nostradamus 2012 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 521 libraries worldwide
It's a year that many have prophesied will bring a catastrophic end to life as we know it. Whatever is in store, many believe that 2012 will mark a major shift in the history of our planet. A detailed, historical investigation of this chilling prophecy that casts the doomsday warning in a frighteningly modern context. December 21, 2012 is bearing down on us with alarming speed. Whether or not we are able to collectively heed the warnings and affect a course to avert disaster may be the defining moment of the modern age.
Michael Jordan's playground ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
Sports video combining highlights from Michael Jordan's basketball career and a dramatic story about Jordan's encouraging a young player who has been cut from his high school team.
Michael Jordan above & beyond ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Michael Jordan speaks about his retirement from professional basketball and his eventual return to the Chicago Bulls. Footage shows his rejuvenated and rededicated performance.
Ultimate Jordan ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
Marking the twenty years Michael Jordan's has spent in the NBA, this collection presents five individual films exploring Michael Jordan's pre-Wizards basketball career. From "The Shot" that boosted North Carolina over Georgetown for the NCAA title in 1982, through the 1984 and 1992 Olympics and the glories of the first Dream Team, through All-Star games, his father's death, his first retirement, the brief flirtation with professional baseball, his return to the NBA, and six NBA rings. Adding to the video chronicle of the career of this celebrated American icon are five of Jordan's all-time greatest games, presented in their entirety.
The Nostradamus files ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Examine the eerie predictions of history's greatest prophet in this doomsday-themed collection from History.
Larry Bird a basketball legend ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Considered one of the best all-around players to ever step on court, the legend of Larry Joe Bird began in the tiny Indiana corn country town of French Lick. He grew up to be the embodiment of "Celtics Pride," during 13 seasons with the legendary Boston Celtics. He personified hustle, consistency, and excellence in all areas of play, and was a classy, confident, hard worker who thrived on pressure while inspiring teammates to excel. With Bird as the focal point of a well-rounded squad, the Celtics won three NBA titles, and ten Atlantic Division crowns as Bird piled up an awesome collection of personal achievements.
NBA at 50 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
On November 1, 1946, the very first NBA game was played in Toronto, between the New York Knicks and the Toronto Huskies. Denzel Washington hosts this golden anniversary retrospective, and those who know it best--players, coaches, trainers, and sports journalists--tell the league's story. From Mikan, to Russell, to Chamberlain, to Dr. J, to Bird, to Magic, to Jordan, this video shows some of the nicest footage of NBA classic teams and plays from their first 50 years. The film ends by listing the players voted the 50 greatest by position, followed by a musical tribute by Vanessa Williams.
NBA jam session ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Hit music and NBA footage combine to showcase the talents of the league's greatest players.
Michael Jordan air time ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Features footage of games and interviews with Michael Jordan.
Michael Jordan, his airness ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Documentary which covers the life of Michael Jordan from his days as a child in North Carolina to his retirement from the Chicago Bulls in 1999.
Grant Hill, NBA sensation ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1996 in Spanish and English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Portrait of the outstanding young NBA basketball star, Grant Hill. Includes career highlights, behind the scenes views, life off the court, and family and friends of the athlete.
Shaq r̕ound the world ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Shaq thrills NBA fans around the world with his awesome power and skills on the basketball court.
NBA Secret ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Reveals the world of professional basketball as it's never been seen before. Takes an unprecedented, behind-the-scenes look at the action and personalities that drive the game.
Los Angeles Lakers the complete history ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Features the complete Lakers history including highlights of their greatest Championship seasons, as well as bonus coverage of the team's most memorable games.
Sir Charles ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
When the conversation turns to basketball, the exploits of 'Sir Charles' Barkley throughout his celebrated 16-year NBA career are what many people think of first. The always entertaining, sometimes outrageous running commentary he provided, on basketball and on life, brought vitality and attitude to professional basketball. Interviews with family, former coaches, friends, and opponents, along with game footage, illustrate this portrait of one of the best power forwards in basketball history.
Chicago Bulls the 1990s ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Highlights from the Chicago Bulls' championship seasons, including 6 complete games.
NBA upsets & underdogs ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Former NBA player and quintessential underdog Bill Walton hosts this look at many of the league's unlikely successes and playoff upsets. NBA rebel Walton waxes poetic on the surprise championship season of the Portland Trailblazers' in 1977, and the valiant attempts by the 1994 Denver Nuggets and 1999 New York Knicks. Also covered are the rags-to-riches stories of Scottie Pippen, an unlikely superstar who came from a small college program, and Kevin Garnett, who skipped college altogether and jumped directly from high school into the professional ranks.
New York Knicks the complete history ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Hosted by legend Walt "Clyde" Frazier, this film collection chronicles more than fifty years of thrilling history and unforgettable moments from the New York Knickerbockers, more familiarly known as the Knicks. Features include archive footage from the early years, interviews with players and coaches, highlights from several famous rivalries, and eight landmark games presented in their original broadcast form. Playing in iconic Madison Square Garden, with teams that included Dick McGuire, Willis Reed, Bill Bradley, Dick Barnett, Dave DeBusschere, and Earl Monroe, the Knicks have forever defined NBA basketball in the Big Apple.
Magic Johnson always showtime ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Few athletes are truly unique, changing the way their sport is played with their singular skills. Earvin 'Magic' Johnson was one of them. He was what Bob Cousy was to the 1950s, what Oscar Robertson was to the 1960s, what Julius Erving was to the 1970s. Johnson accomplished virtually everything a player could dream of during his 13-year NBA career, spent entirely with the Los Angeles Lakers. Johnson did all of this while maintaining a childlike enthusiasm born of a pure love of sport and competition. As the interviews with family, former coaches, friends, and opponents in this film illustrate, beyond all the money, success, and fame, 'Magic' was just happy to be playing basketball.
Hakeem the dream ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in Spanish and English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Nigeria-born Hakeem Olajuwon has staked his claim as one of the greatest players in NBA history. Olajuwon, which translates into 'always being on top,' began his athletic career as a soccer and handball player, only adding basketball at age 15. Olajuwon spent the bulk of his 18-year career in Houston, Texas; attending the University of Houston before being selected by the Houston Rockets as their anchoring center. His aesthetic and productive play--highlighted by back-to-back NBA titles--has earned him an enduring place among the game's best.
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