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Discovery Video

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Works: 230 works in 272 publications in 2 languages and 859 library holdings
Genres: Conversation and phrase books  History  Biography  Pictorial works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Anecdotes  Recipes  Self-instruction 
Classifications: NA1605.M87, 720.92
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Most widely held works by Discovery Video
Touch the earth lightly ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Glenn Murcutt is a major figure in world architecture - he received the Alvar Aalto Medal in 1992 and is the first Australian to win this honour. His trademark corrugated steel sheeting is expressed as an elevated pavilion which in turn is an inspired response to climate, site and client requirements. This documentary presents a selection of Murcutt's work from around Australia as well as presenting the views of commentators on the challenges which confront urban growth and design
The Children of Federation ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this century there have been many marked changes. The changes in technology, fashion, music, television, drugs, attitudes and youth are examined through the eyes of those who have witnessed the whole progression. With archival footage six Gallipoli veterans discuss the last eighty years and what they think of Australia today
Beginners' Spanish ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Designed for the traveller, this video contains over 300 useful words or phrases in English and then in Spanish, followed by a pause in which the student can repeat the word or phrase, with the Spanish repeated for the second time for verification
Beginners' German ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Designed for the traveller, this video contains over 300 useful words or phrases in English and then in German, followed by a pause in which the student can repeat the word or phrase, with the German repeated for the second time for verification
Beginners' French ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Designed for the traveller, this video contains over 300 useful words or phrases repeated in French and English
The pyramids and the cities of the Pharaohs ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The grandeur of ancient Egypt is recreated by computer graphics, art and archaeological remains. Reconstructions include the Temple of Luxor, Temple of Rameses, the Step Pyramid at Saqqara and the Great Temple of Abu Simbel. Suggested audience: intermediate, secondary, general
Relaxacise by Barbara Martin ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Teaches warm-up and postural exercises, deep breathing, stretching, contracting and relaxing muscles, finishing with complete relaxation. Movements are gentle but positive
Discover Australia ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows some of the variety found in Australia: Sydney, New South Wales, the Gold Coast, the Barrier Reef, Queensland, South Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Northern Territory
Basic computer skills especially for seniors ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tahiti ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A travel documentary looking at the history, culture, and attractions of Tahiti
Financial management for young adults getting your start by Dave Durand ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Craft smart ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in Undetermined and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows how to make a bear hanging, baby bibs, lined basket, floral wall hanging and a tissue box house
Healthy choices Italian ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marietta Pagani shows you how to prepare many delicious, low-fat foods by using easy-to-follow recipes and simple techniques of Italian cookery
Red sands, blue seas ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary about a group of Aboriginal women potters (known as the Hermannsburg Potters) from Central Australia who make their first ever trip away from their homeland. They visit a tropical Indonesian island to visit a group of women potters there
Beginners' Italian ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1994 in Italian and English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Designed for the traveller, this video contains over 300 useful words or phrases repeated in Italian and English
Fiji ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A travel documentary looking at the history, culture and attractions of Fiji
Modernism, Picasso, Matisse & more ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using examples from the Hermitage collection, the development of Fauvism and other revolutions in the modern art world are examined. Paintings by Matisse, Picasco and others are shown
Australia birth of a nation ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Depicts the journey of the convicts and settlers of the First Fleet and re-enacts the early years of British colonisation of Australia
Healthy choices Mexican ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marietta Pagani shows you how to prepare many delicious, low-fat foods by using easy-to-follow recipes and simple techniques of Mexican cookery
The Defence of Australia ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Filmed to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the "Battle of the Coral Sea", this fascinating documentary investigates Australia's greatest year of crisis, 1942, which saw the fall of Singapore and the subsequent Japanese bombings of Darwin. It also follows other dramatic events of that year including the great aircraft carrier battles of the Coral Sea and Midway; the Kokoda Trail and Bura; the impact of the war on the indigenous people of the Solomon Islands and the ways in which, in this time of deep crisis, Australia was assisted by a new friend, the United States
 
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Languages
English (41)
Italian (3)