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Dying to be thin

Author: Larkin McPheeSteve FischerRobert HutchingsMichael PhillipsMichael BaconAll authors
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : WGBH Boston Video, New Westminster, BC : Distribution Access [distributor] ©2000 ;
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at the eating disorders anorexia nervosa and bulimia, current research (psychological and biological) and treatments, and the American obsession with thin women. Interviews health experts and models, ballet dancers, and other young women who are seeking recovery or have conquered their disease.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Larkin McPhee; Steve Fischer; Robert Hutchings; Michael Phillips; Michael Bacon; Melanie Wallace, (Producer); Alan Ritsko; Susan Sarandon; Twin Cities Public Television (Saint Paul, Minn.); WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); WGBH Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1593751680 9781593751685
OCLC Number: 318199043
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast as a segment of television program Nova.
Credits: Writer/producer/director, Larkin McPhee; editor, Steve Fischer; camera, Robert Hutchings, Michael Phillips; music, Michael Bacon; production managers, Norbert Een, Mike Paddock; senior series producer, Melanie Wallace; managing director, Alan Ritsko.
Performer(s): Narrator, Susan Sarandon.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (56 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in. (videodisc)
Details: Region 1, full-screen presentation; Dolby digital.
Other Titles: Nova (Television program)
Responsibility: a Nova production by Twin Cities Public Television, Inc. for WGBH/Boston.

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Looks at the eating disorders anorexia nervosa and bulimia, current research (psychological and biological) and treatments, and the American obsession with thin women. Interviews health experts and models, ballet dancers, and other young women who are seeking recovery or have conquered their disease.

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