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Murphy Entertainment Group

Overview
Works: 64 works in 77 publications in 1 language and 648 library holdings
Genres: History  Educational films  Internet videos  Biography  Documentary television programs  Television programs  Juvenile works  Children's films  Drama  Documentary films 
Classifications: GV1827.R5, 791.30922
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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 )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 218 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 )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary focusing on the five Ringling Brothers and the circus they created
The Ringling Bros. : the kings of the circus( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 50 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 44 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 )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary focusing on the five Ringling Brothers and the circus they created
Sign, symbol, and script origins of written communications and the birth of the alphabet( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 27 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
Talk box. the art of persuasion( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses consumer tips on advertisement ads, and how they effect people on what to buy and what not to buy
The power of words : from poetry to rap( Visual )

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

Flood of the millennium : the Red River flood of 1997( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 16 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 flood
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
The Wisconsin : river of a thousand isles by Inc Television Wisconsin( Visual )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 9 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
The Columbia : river of the West( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 9 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
Up in smoke( 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
Flood of the millennium( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 7 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
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"?
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
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
Race relations( Visual )

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

Surviving stress, successful tips and strategies( Visual )

1 edition 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
 
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English (29)