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Weitzman, Larry

Overview
Works: 60 works in 67 publications in 2 languages and 1,276 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Historical television programs  Biographical television programs  Biography  Sports films  History  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Biographical films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist
Classifications: BF1815.N8, 133.3092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Larry Weitzman
Nostradamus 2012 by Sarah Hollister( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member 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
The Nostradamus files( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examine the eerie predictions of history's greatest prophet in this doomsday-themed collection from History
Ultimate Jordan by Michael Jordan( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ultimate Jordan 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
Larry Bird a basketball legend( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member 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 50 WorldCat member 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
Michael Jordan, his airness by Michael Jordan( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The video gives a unique look at one of sport's most celebrated stars
Michael Jordan air time( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features footage of games and interviews with Michael Jordan
Grant Hill, NBA sensation( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in Spanish and English and held by 26 WorldCat member 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
Los Angeles Lakers the complete history( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member 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
NBA jam session( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hit music and NBA footage combine to showcase the talents of the league's greatest players
NBA upsets & underdogs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member 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
Chicago Bulls the 1990s( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights from the Chicago Bulls' championship seasons, including 6 complete games
25 years of champions( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The films on these five double-sided discs celebrate the dramatic stories and magical moments of 25 years of NBA Champions. Starting with 'That Magic Season' (1979-80 Los Angeles Lakers) through to the 2003-04 Detroit Pistons, these films are NBA Entertainment's annual hour-long commemorative films detailing the championship journey. (Some of the earliest films are shorter than one hour.) With court-level game-action footage, behind-the-scenes coverage, interviews with key personalities, and a dramatic story arc that builds to a crescendo as the championship nears, each film is a time capsule of basketball history
Magic Johnson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member 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 )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member 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
In the paint( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles and showcases famous NBA players
Patrick Ewing standing tall( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warrior--the one-word description most often applied to Patrick Ewing. Indefatigable and relentless in pursuit of an NBA championship despite being denied annually. One of the finest shooting centers to play, he left the game as the New York Knicks' all-time leader in nearly every significant category and, with 24,815 points, as the game's 13th all-time scorer. This portrait of a remarkable athlete features interviews with family, former coaches, friends, and opponents, along with plenty of great game footage
The showmen spectacular guards of the NBA( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles and showcases famous NBA guards, including Ron Harper, Bob Cousy, Pete Maravich, Earl Monroe, Nate Archibald, Isiah Thomas, Magic Johnson, and Michael Jordan
The 2012 anthology( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Whatever is in store--a massive cosmic collision, a global environmental disaster, an Armageddon-like religious showdown, or a more subtle transformation--many believe that December 21, 2012 will mark a major shift in the history of our planet. This special looks for the parallels between the nightmarish daily headlines and the 2012 prophecies from Nostradamus and others. From the mystical realms of the Guatemalan jungles to the Hopi elders and Mayan shaman to respected thinkers of the modern age--Nostradamus' doomsday warning will be cast in a frighteningly modern context."--Container
Ultimate Jordan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member 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
 
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