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George Orwell's 1984

Author: Ned JudgeDonald SutherlandCronkite Ward Company.Discovery Communications, Inc.Discovery Channel Education.All authors
Publisher: Bethesda, MD : Discovery Communications, Inc. : Distributed by Discovery Channel Education, ©2003.
Series: Discovery Channel school literature.; Great books (Discovery Channel (Firm))
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This DVD presents 1984, George Orwell's bleak vision of the future. Includes autobiographical information about Orwell.
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Genre/Form: Educational television programs
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: George Orwell
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ned Judge; Donald Sutherland; Cronkite Ward Company.; Discovery Communications, Inc.; Discovery Channel Education.; Learning Channel (Firm)
ISBN: 1587384485 9781587384486
OCLC Number: 54770938
Notes: DVD release of a television program originally broadcast in 2000.
Special features include: thematic units, video index, slide show and teacher resources.
Credits: Director of photography, Barry Kirk ; editor, David Leach ; music, Chris Purrington.
Performer(s): Narrator, Donald Sutherland.
Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 teacher's guide (12 p. ; 18 cm.)
Details: DVD.
Contents: Thematic units 1. Welcome to Oceania (5 min.) --
2. About Orwell (7 min.) --
3. 1984 today (4 min.) --
4. Loss of privacy (5 min.) --
5. Technology as the new human? (4 min.) --
6. Violating human rights (4 min.) --
7. Language (2 min.) --
8. Totalitarianism (10 min.).
Series Title: Discovery Channel school literature.; Great books (Discovery Channel (Firm))
Other Titles: 1984
Nineteen eighty four
Responsibility: produced by the Cronkite Ward Company for TLC ; written and produced by Ned Judge.

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This DVD presents 1984, George Orwell's bleak vision of the future. Includes autobiographical information about Orwell.

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(EMRO user published 2004-06-18 ) Very Good Permalink
This DVD is part of the Great Books series from the Discovery Channel School. It provides commentary and historical background for George Orwell’s 1984, and biographical information about George Orwell. The film sets the book into its historical and political context, but goes well...
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