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Media Guild

Works: 727 works in 1,020 publications in 1 language and 3,167 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Documentary television programs  Educational films  History  Internet videos  Short films  Nonfiction films  Nonfiction television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher
Classifications: PN2287.C5, 792.028092
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Publications about Media Guild
Publications by Media Guild
Most widely held works by Media Guild
Unknown Chaplin the master at work by Kevin Brownlow( visu )
13 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Focuses on the comic shorts produced by Charlie Chaplin in 1916 and 1917 for Mutual, highlighting previously unseen outtakes and rushes
Attachment ( visu )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
Introduces the concept of attachment between parents and children, and shows some contemporary research in the area of attachment. Examines the relationship between day care and the development of attachment
Nerves ( visu )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Uses animation to detail the mechanisms controlling the operation of our nerves, providing a clearer understanding of the central nervous system and its intricate chemistry. Presents research on the central nervous system that has aided in the treatment of nervous disorders. Covers formation and propagation of Action Potentials, the action of voltage activate and ligand gated ion channels, the transmission of nerve signals across synapses, and the role of transmitters, agonists, antagonists, and second messengers. Describes the search for new drugs to treat nervous disorders such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Disease, and for stroke prevention, depression, and anxiety. Demonstrates micro electrode techniques used in studying brain slices and patch clamp techniques used in studying single neurons
Baby talk ( visu )
3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
NOVA explores the mysterious world of baby's first words, revealing the latest theories on how children accomplish the amazing feat of acquiring language
The Portuguese voyages of discovery ( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
This program uses a full-scale replica of a caravel ship to recreate the conditions of the Portugese voyages of the 15th century, and explains how the Portugese used scientific instruments to find their way at sea. These voyages contributed to European scientific knowledge in the field of geography, and validated the use of independent inquiry and direct observation in scientific endeavors
Gender matters ( visu )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
The role of women in India, Africa, and South America is examined, focusing on the inequalities that are endured by women in developing countries
Continental crust ancient and modern ( visu )
in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Demonstrates the tectonic processes that create the earth's topographic features by examining the history of two mountain ranges
How we study children observation and experimentation ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
This program asserts that the testing of a causal hypothesis involving cognitive development is best done through a combination of observational and experimentational methods. Kathy Sylva and Peter Bryant, both of the University of Oxford, and other researchers share their insights into categorizing and codifying patterns of play through observation, avoiding common experiment-related pitfalls such as covariation and unintentional bias, and mitigating artificiality, a challenge to practitioners of both approaches. Produced by the Open University. (25 minutes)
Myanmar, the land that once was Burma ( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
This is a rare look at Myanmar, until recently known as Burma, located in southeast Asia. You will tour the different geographic areas and learn how geography affects the people's way of life. This video shows a very traditional culture in a state of transition
Elements organised the Periodic table ( visu )
9 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Introduces the periodic table by looking at some of the properties of a range of elements. Shows the relative chemical reactivities of the alkali metals with oxygen, and of the halogens with phosphorus, and relates these properties to their positions in the periodic table
Schloss Vaduz-Liechtenstein ( visu )
1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Takes a historical and contemporary look at Vaduz Castle in Liechtenstein and an overview of the Liechtenstein family
Public space, public work ( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
A documentary that looks at the way in which women have been involved with architecture and the particular ways in which women utilize or consume architecture differently than men. Also looks at the public work of some women architects worldwide
Warming warning ( visu )
3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Meteorologists believe increasing amounts of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere will lead to significant warming trends in the next several decases
Statistics at a glance ( visu )
4 editions published between 1972 and 1977 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Explains that descriptive statistics are methods for organizing and summarizing data so that it can be understood quickly. Discusses the elementary principles of descriptive statistics, including such topics as frequency distributions, measures of central tendency, variability, and correlation
Developing language learning to question, inform, and entertain ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Examines the development of language from infancy to childhood
How ballet began ( visu )
2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
First of a seven part series produced in the early 1970's to promote a greater understanding and appreciation of ballet through a study of its development and history
Childhood aggression a social learning approach to family therapy ( visu )
6 editions published between 1974 and 1999 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
A case study of a family using social learning techniques to modify the behavior of an aggressive, hyperactive, coercive child
John Maynard Keynes, 1883-1946 life, ideas, legacy ( visu )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
The life of John Maynard Keynes, an exploration of his theory, and an evaluation of his legacy
Genocide ( visu )
2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Examines the plans of the Nazis, under the direction of Heinrich Himmler, to realize the dream of recreating the ancient "Aryan" race within the German people, necessitating the extermination of "inferior" races such as the Jews. Uses documentary footage, photographs and reminiscences of individuals involved
Unknown Chaplin ( visu )
4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Presents interviews with family and associates of Charlie Chaplin and recently discovered footage to shed light on several feature films made by the comic between 1918 and 1931
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