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WGBH Video (Firm)

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Works: 1,874 works in 3,448 publications in 1 language and 204,004 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Documentary television programs  Television mini-series  History  Film adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Made-for-TV movies  Television programs  Romance television programs 
Roles: prn, fds, Distributor, Producer, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4572
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Publications about WGBH Video (Firm)
Publications by WGBH Video (Firm)
Most widely held works by WGBH Video (Firm)
The elegant universe by B Greene( visu )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,775 libraries worldwide
Physicist Brian Greene discusses the historical quest for a grand unified theory in physics which will reconcile quantum physics and general relativity, and considers the possibility that superstring theory may bring an end to that search
Yoga for the rest of us by Peggy Cappy( visu )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,682 libraries worldwide
Shows the right exercises and yoga poses to protect your back and improve your posture. Includes a bonus segment for restoring poses using the help of gravity
Wuthering Heights by David Skynner( visu )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,574 libraries worldwide
Set against the stark beauty of the English moor, the mysterious gypsy boy Heathcliff, adopted by the Earnshaw family, discovers his soul mate in his stepsister Cathy. But as a man unable to have the love of his life, he seeks vengeance against anyone who comes between them. In one of the greatest romances of all time
Dying to be thin by Larkin McPhee( visu )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 1,544 libraries worldwide
Documentary on anorexia nervosa and bulimia, eating disorders that have grown increasingly prevalent in contemporary American society. Experts in the field discuss some of their underlying causes (especially cultural pressures to be thin), their physiological and psychological effects, and some medical and therapeutic treatments that have been developed. The interviewees include patients representing particularly vulnerable groups: young women from troubled families, dancers, fashion models, and athletes
Vietnam : a television history by Judy Crichton( visu )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 1,468 libraries worldwide
This documentary series chronicles three decades of struggle in Vietnam, providing a detailed visual and oral account of the war
Einstein's big idea ( visu )
8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,420 libraries worldwide
Dramatizes how Einstein arrived at his 1905 discovery that the realms of matter and energy are linked. Reveals the roots of this breakthrough in the human stories of scientists Michael Farady, Antoine Lavoisier and Lise Maitner, whose innovative thinking across four centures helped lead to E=mc², and ultimately unleashed the power of the atom
Jane Eyre by Franco Zeffirelli( visu )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,420 libraries worldwide
Friendless, orphaned Jane Eyre takes a job as governess to a lively French girl. In time, she finds herself in love with the child's guardian. When she saves him from a fire, she finds that there are many secrets to learn-- secrets that could destroy her happiness
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen( visu )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,402 libraries worldwide
"In Jane Austen's gentle parody of gothic fiction, romance novel addict Catherine Morland is invited to a medieval country house that appeals to her most lurid fantasies. She forms a close friendship with the younger son on the estate, Henry Tilney, but their budding romance is mysteriously cut short"--Container
The scarlet letter by Roland Joffé( visu )
5 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in English and held by 1,368 libraries worldwide
Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel brings to life the attitudes and passions of 17th century New England. Condemned by her Puritan fellows for having a child out of wedlock, Hester Prynne is forced to wear a scarlet letter
Walking the Bible : with Bruce Feiler by Bruce S Feiler( visu )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,306 libraries worldwide
Follows author Bruce Feiler as he journeys by foot, jeep, rowboat, and camel through some of the greatest stories ever told, the five books of Moses. Begins in the holy city of Jerusalem and travels to a possible site of the garden of Eden on the banks of the Tigris and Euphrates in Turkey. Climbs Mt. Ararat in search of Noah's ark and explores the sulfurous land by the Dead Sea, with its salt pillars called "Lot's wife." Visits the ancient ruins of Egyptian cities where the Israelites were said to toil under an oppressive pharaoh and examines the harsh environment of the Sinai, where the Israelites wandered for forty years. Intersperses dramatic scripture readings to bring viewers closer to the biblical settings
Saved by the sun ( visu )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,172 libraries worldwide
"NOVA presents a provocative mix of scientists, economists, and ordinary citizens who are all pushing the envelope of solar power's untapped potential"--Container
Evolution by Ivan Reitman( visu )
16 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 1,139 libraries worldwide
"Evolution" offers a groundbreaking and definitive view of the extraordinary impact the evolutionary process has had on our understanding of the world around us. Beginning with Darwin's revolutionary theory, this seven-part series explores all facets of evolution--the changes that spawned the tree of life, the power of sex, how evolution continues to affect us every day, and the perceived conflict between science and religion
The miracle of life by Lennart Nilsson( visu )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 1,134 libraries worldwide
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
Cracking the code of life ( visu )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 1,125 libraries worldwide
This documentary examines the complex race to decode the human genome. Examines the work of, and contains interviews with: Francis Collins, director of the National Center for Human Genome Research; J. Craig Venter, head of its rival, the private Celera Genomics; and the Whitehead Institute's Eric Lander, one of the leaders of the Human Genome Project
Mansfield Park by Iain B Macdonald( visu )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,097 libraries worldwide
Fanny Price goes to live with prosperous relatives at Mansfield Park and must navigate a labyrinth of intrigues and affairs among the occupants of the house
King Lear by William Shakespeare( visu )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 1,083 libraries worldwide
"Lear, King of Britain, has three daughters: Goneril, Regan and Cordelia. Intending to divide his kingdom among his daughters according to their affection for him, he asks them to say which loves him most. Goneril and Regan profess their extreme affection, and each receives one-third of the kingdom. Cordelia, disgusted with their hollow flattery, says she loves him according to her duty, no more or less. Infuriated with this reply, Lear divides her portion between Goneril and Regan. Eventually, the two daughters reveal their true heartlessness and a tragic chain of events are set into motion"--Container
The Storm that drowned a city ( visu )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,075 libraries worldwide
Featuring eyewitness testimony, NOVA takes an in-depth look at what made Hurricane Katrina so deadly and analyzes how, despite technically sophisticated flood and storm defenses, this event has resulted in unprecedented destruction for the Gulf Coast
Galileo's battle for the heavens ( visu )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 1,073 libraries worldwide
Dramatization of Galileo Galilei's life, including his scientific achievements and his defense of his controversial theory that the earth revolves around the sun. Also includes how letters from his illegitimate daughter, Maria Celeste, a cloistered nun, have shed new light on Galileo's discoveries and his trial for heresy
Africans in America : America's journey through slavery by Steve Fayer( visu )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 1,061 libraries worldwide
This program follows the history of American slavery from its birth to the Civil War. Considers the contradictions that lie at the heart of the founding of the American nation. The infant democracy pronounced all men to be created equal while enslaving one race to benefit another. Portrays the struggles of the African people in America, from their arrival in the 1600s to the last days of the Civil War
David Copperfield by Simon Curtis( visu )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 1,021 libraries worldwide
The most autobiographical of Dickens' works, David Copperfield often echoes the writer's own life. It tells a moving story of David's journey from birth to maturity, a journey which inextricably links his life with some of Dickens' most colorful and extraordinary families
 
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