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Murphy Entertainment Group

Overview
Works: 58 works in 77 publications in 1 language and 644 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Documentary films  Drama  Comedy films  History  Internet videos  Biography  Juvenile works  Children's films  Documentary television programs 
Classifications: HG1643, 332.1788
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Most widely held works by Murphy Entertainment Group
Sign, symbol, script origins of written communications and the birth of the alphabet( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written language is arguably humankind's most important invention. This delightfully accessible documentary uses maps, tables, artifacts, and copious examples to trace the progression of communication through its six stages: gestures, picture writing, pictograms, ideograms, phonograms, and acrophonic characters. Through detailed narration, the program explores topics such as the function of tokens, wall paintings, and wampum; the flowering of Egyptian hieroglyphs, Mesopotamian cuneiform, and Chinese ideograms; the influence of Ugaritic cuneiform and Sinaitic script; and the metamorphosis of the Phoenician alphabet into the Latin characters used today
The Ringling Bros. the kings of the circus world( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary focusing on the five Ringling Brothers and the circus they created
Frank Lloyd Wright's last dream Monona terrace( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Frank Lloyd Wright's journey from boyhood in Wisconsin through his career as a world famous architect, and of the struggle to build a convention center in Madison. Documents the varying attitudes of people toward Wright, the controversy surrounding the building of Monona Terrace, and the ultimate construction of the convention center inspired by Wright's design
The Ringling Bros. : [how five boys from Baraboo became kings of the circus]( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary focusing on the five Ringling Brothers and the circus they created
Talk box. the art of persuasion( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses consumer tips on advertisements, and how they effect people on what to buy and what not to buy
Flood of the millennium the Red River flood of 1997( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of video taken in the Grand Forks area plus interviews with officials and citizens describing the events surrounding the Red River flood in 1997
The power of words from poetry to rap( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Columbia river of the West( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program discusses the history of the Columbia River and the Columbia River basin, focusing mostly on the history of the peoples in the region and its commerce. Includes archival photographs and images
The Wisconsin river of a thousand isles by Inc Television Wisconsin( Visual )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the people and events contributing to the colorful and rich history of one of the state's major waterways. Focuses on the role of Native Americans along the Wisconsin and how the lives of the Winnebago and Menominee were forever changed as traders, settlers and miners migrated to the river and claimed the surrounding land as their own
Puberty( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teenagers talk about myths and rumors about puberty, and the actual process is explained by Dr. John Bohn
Cheech & Chong's Up in smoke by Thomas Chong( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teenagers talk about smoking, pressures to smoke, and health and esthetc reasons against. Guest is Ann Shensky
Maxed out( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Are too many extra-curricular activities leaving you feeling "maxed out"?
Teen alcoholics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four teenagers who started drinking at an early age talk to younger children about how alcohol has disrupted their lives. A child counselor talks about the pressures kids face from their friends to start drinking and how to overcome them
Violence on TV( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program features the concept of violence from the view point of teenagers. It also talks about the effects of watching violent shows
Race relations by Richard D Land( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains seven scenarios of encounters involving race relations issues in a college environment. The scenarios involve stereotypical or racist assumptions and situations which commonly affect the lives of people of color
Culture issues( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at what happened when Europeans arrived in North America and came into contact with native Americans, resulting in the cultural collision which shaped American history. Discusses what makes up a culture. Includes quiz
Gay teens( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The student acting troupe and their group leader discuss how to stage a skit concerning two teens who must deal with reality when a friend of one finds out they are gay. Keith Burkes interviews counselor Candice Peterson about issues facing homosexual teenagers
Surviving stress, successful tips and strategies( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teenagers talk about what causes them stress, how it affects them, and how they can deal with it. Yoga instructor Judy Smith makes suggestions for lessening stress
Expansion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how the Lewis and Clark expedition, the War of 1812, and the theory of manifest destiny encouraged the westward expansion of the United States, resulting in native Americans losing their land in the Removal Act of 1830. Looks at the role of the Oregon Trail and the Transcontinental Railroad. Includes quiz
Surviving divorce by John Bradshaw( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teenagers talk about what they went through when their parents got divorced
 
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English (37)