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Joseph Campbell and the power of myth : with Bill Moyers

Author: Joseph CampbellBill D MoyersCatherine TatgeDavid GrubinApostrophe S Productions.All authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Mystic Fire Video in association with Parabola magazine, ©1988.
Series: World of ideas (Television program)
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : Partial animation   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bill Moyers and Joseph Campbell discuss the themes and roots of human myth which is seen as man's attempt to relate himself to the universe. Starting with various topics Campbell shows both how man creates his universe and is controlled by the myth he has created.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Television programs
Interviews
Named Person: Joseph Campbell; Joseph Campbell; Joseph Campbell
Material Type: Partial animation, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Campbell; Bill D Moyers; Catherine Tatge; David Grubin; Apostrophe S Productions.; Alvin H. Perlmutter, Inc.; Public Affairs Television (Firm); WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.); Mystic Fire Video, Inc.; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
OCLC Number: 18485049
Notes: "A book based on this series has been published by Doubleday. Joseph Campbell, The power of myth, with Bill Moyers ..."--Voice-over.
"Presented by WNET, New York, WTTW, Chicago."
Includes a bibliography, "Selected works by Joseph Campbell."
Credits: Location videotaping, Flying Tiger Communications, Inc. ; studio videotaping, Modern Telecommunications, Inc. ; cameraman, A.J. Foresta, Joel Shapiro, David Grubin ; set designer, Cal Vornberger ; illustrators, Steven Parton, Beatriz Vidal, Hrana Janto ; graphics animation, Paul Srp ; videotape editors, Leonard Feinstein, Girish Bhargava, Mindi Lipschultz ; original music composed by Richard Peaslee ; series consultant, Betty Sue Flowers ; associate producer and director of archival research, Vera Aronow.
Performer(s): Commentator and interviewer: Billy Moyers.
Event notes: "Taped at the library of Lucasfilm, Skywalker Ranch, San Rafael, California [and] the American Museum of Natural History, New York", in summers of 1986 and 1987.
Description: 6 videocassettes (ca. 60 min. each) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Contents: 1. The Hero's adventure --
2. The Message of the myth --
3. The First storytellers --
4. Sacrifice and bliss --
5. Love and the goddess --
6. Masks of eternity.
Series Title: World of ideas (Television program)
Other Titles: Hero's adventure.
Message of the myth.
First storytellers.
Sacrifice and bliss.
Love and the goddess.
Masks of eternity.
Power of myth
Parabola (Mt. Kisco, N.Y.)
Responsibility: a production of Apostrophe S Productions, Inc. in association with Alvin H. Perlmutter, Inc., Public Affairs Television, Inc. ; series producer, Catherine Tatge ; location director, David Grubin.

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Bill Moyers and Joseph Campbell discuss the themes and roots of human myth which is seen as man's attempt to relate himself to the universe. Starting with various topics Campbell shows both how man creates his universe and is controlled by the myth he has created.

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