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The miracle of life

Author: Lennart NilssonBo G EriksonCarl O LöfmanBebe NixonAnita SangioloAll authors
Publisher: Boston : WGBH Boston Video, [2004] © 2004
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shows the actual conception and development of a baby. Looks inside the male and female reproductive organs to show the formation of sperm and the passage of a fertilized egg through the fallopian tube. Uses a microscope to observe DNA, chromosomes, and other minute body details building up to the moment of birth.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Films for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Case studies
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lennart Nilsson; Bo G Erikson; Carl O Löfman; Bebe Nixon; Anita Sangiolo; WGBH Video (Firm); WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); WGBH Educational Foundation.; Sveriges television.
ISBN: 1578071968 : 9781578071968
OCLC Number: 43394269
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Notes: Originally produced by Swedish Television Corporation in 1982; originally broadcast in the United States as an episode of the television program Nova in 1983; originally released on VHS in the United States in 1986.
"The first filmed record of human conception, photographed by Lennart Nilsson"--Container.
Special features: printable materials for educators ; access to Nova website ; scene selection.
Credits: Photography, Lennart Nilsson ; editor, Andrea Williams ; graphic designer, Paul Souza ; original music, Anders Berglund.
Performer(s): Narrator, Anita Sangiolo.
Awards: Emmy Award winner.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby Digital.
Contents: The miracle begins --
Female reproduction --
Male reproduction --
The dance of life --
Barriers to conception --
The egg --
The fetus --
Birth.
Other Titles: Nova (Television program)
Responsibility: produced by Swedish Television in association with WGBH Boston ; directors and producers, Bo G. Erikson, Carl O. Lofman ; for NOVA, written and produced by Bebe Nixon.

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Shows the actual conception and development of a baby. Looks inside the male and female reproductive organs to show the formation of sperm and the passage of a fertilized egg through the fallopian tube. Uses a microscope to observe DNA, chromosomes, and other minute body details building up to the moment of birth.

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