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ITEL (Firm)

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Works: 189 works in 308 publications in 2 languages and 4,446 library holdings
Genres: Internet videos  Educational films  Drama  History  Television adaptations  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Film adaptations  Television mini-series  Experimental films 
Classifications: PN1997, 916.04328
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Publications about ITEL (Firm)
Publications by ITEL (Firm)
Most widely held works by ITEL (Firm)
Urban explorers : dealing with the unfamiliar ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
The modern city is a complex maze of choices and decisions. This program describes the brain's empirical approach to finding sense amid confusion. Subconscious methods of information gathering, including visual scanning to find goods in a supermarket and direction finding while traversing an urban environment, are analyzed. In addition, the natural human ability to learn by trial and error is observed, emphasizing the concept of "natural mapping" and the importance of feedback
Virtual friends : living in cyberspace ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 241 libraries worldwide
Relationships in the modern megalopolis: interpersonal or impersonal? This program investigates the new interactive society model in which physical neighborhoods connected by proximity have been displaced by virtual neighborhoods linked by technology. Topics discussed include the intimate anonymity of the Internet; the use of emoticons in e-mail; the growing importance of telecommunications; the Pavlovian response to a ringing telephone; and the relationship category defined as "familiar strangers
Keeping up appearances : culture of conformity ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
Whether following stated procedures or complying with implicit rules of conduct, modern humans willingly modify their behavior dozens of times each day. In this program, the conformity necessary for mass interactions and the flexibility required to learn and use the behaviors of conformity are investigated. In addition to conventions such as air travel protocol and museum manners, instances of the subversion and even outright abuse of conformity are examined. (25 minutes)
Living on the edge : line between scary and fun ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
This program redefines fear stimuli and explores the fine line between fright and excitement. The rapid evolutionary modification of supposedly hard-wired responses to heights, enclosed spaces, and darkness by the demands of modern living is described, along with the new terrors that have taken their place. But parallel to the desire for safety is the desire for excitement. The risks people willingly take, such as driving recklessly fast, to assert their right to control their own lives and to attain an adrenaline high are also examined
Henry VI ( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
Part of the series The Wars of the Roses. (The three parts of Henry VI have been adapted to Henry VI, House of Lancaster, and Henry VI, House of York.)
Life at speed : picking up the pace ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
Why does life in a modern city move so fast, how have people adapted to this frantic pace, and what are the pluses and minuses of adaptation? This program studies the high-speed lifestyle of city dwellers, focusing on issues such as the hormonal response to continual sensory stimulation and the automatic filtering mechanism that protects against sensory overload. Addiction to the unavoidable metabolic rush of urban living is also explored, as well as the stress that occurs when the need for speed is thwarted
Space invaders : strategies for life in a crowd ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
In this program, the need for personal space is explored through the avoidance behaviors people employ to maintain a perceived distance from others, such as falling into a "middle-distance stare" in a crowded subway; the use of a proxy, like a jacket on a barstool, to reserve a place; the attitudes of drivers towards other cars on the road, which can lead to road rage; and the unconscious cooperation displayed in sharing public places. The phenomenon of crowd identity, in which the rules of personal space are willingly suspended, is also examined
Henry IV by William Shakespeare( visu )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
Part of the series The Wars of the Roses
An unsuitable job for a woman ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
Cordelia Gray is a young, aspiring private detective learning the ropes from her mentor, disgraced ex-policeman Bernie Pryde. But when Pryde's sudden suicide leaves Cordelia the sole proprietor of his ramshackle agency, she is forced to continue her education on the job with only Mrs. Sparshott, the agency's longtime secretary and Cordelia's new assistant on her team. Sacrifice: A prominent scientist hires Cordelia to investigate why his son suddenly gave up a life of privilege for one of passion, only to kill himself weeks later. A last embrace: A jilted wife needs a female detective to lure her philandering husband and reveal his misdeeds, but Cordelia finds herself trapped when she begins to fall in love. Living on risk: Cordelia accepts what she thinks is a routine surveillance job, only to discover she may have been hired to help commit a crime, not to prevent one. Playing God: Superintendent Fergussen hires Cordelia to investigate his daughter's boyfriend, but is the evidence Cordelia turns over really all that the Superintendent was after?
Henry VI ( visu )
2 editions published between 1900 and 1990 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Part of the series The Wars of the Roses. (The three parts of Henry VI have been adapted to Henry VI, House of Lancaster, and Henry VI, House of York.)
Richard III ( visu )
2 editions published between 1900 and 1990 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Part of the series The Wars of the Roses
Werner Herzog ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in German and held by 87 libraries worldwide
The enigma of Kaspar Hauser: Based on a real historical event, this is the story of Kaspar Hauser, a young man who appeared in a small German town in 1820 after having lived in total isolation from humans since birth. He is taught to speak, read, and write by townspeople, but is then mysteriously murdered
Henry VI ( visu )
1 edition published in 1900 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Part of the series The Wars of the Roses. (The three parts of Henry VI have been adapted to Henry VI, House of Lancaster, and Henry VI, House of York.)
Richard III : Young Actors in Training ( visu )
1 edition published in 1900 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Part of the series The Wars of the Roses
Lektionen in Finsternis = Lessons of darkness by Werner Herzog( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in German and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Lektionen in Finsternis: a documentary of 1992 post-Gulf War Kuwait, focusing on the oil well fires ignited by retreating Iraqi soldiers. Fata Morgana: Herzog brings his cameras to the Sahara desert in order to film mirages. He combines the apocalyptic, often hallucinatory images of the desert with passages from the Mayan creation myth, the Popol Vuh, set to songs of Leonard Cohen
Wonders of the African world ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
This documentary presents Henry Louis Gates, Jr. on a journey from Zanzibar to Timbuktu, the Nile River Valley to Great Zimbabwe, the slave coast of Guinea to the medieval monasteries of Ethiopia in search of the lost wonders of the African world
King Henry IV by William Shakespeare( visu )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
One of a sequence of seven history plays by William Shakespeare
Virtual friends ( visu )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Investigates the new interactive society model in which physical neighborhoods connected by proximity have been displaced by virtual neighborhoods linked by technology
King Richard III by William Shakespeare( visu )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's play about Richard of Gloucester, a self-proclaimed villain who usurps the crown. Through family machinations, political marriages, and military coups, this play portrays the tumultuous reign of King Edward IV and the ascension of Richard to the throne. The Yorkists have emerged victorious from the civil wars and Edward IV wears the English crown. But Edward's misshapen brother Richard harbors kingly ambitions and will stop at nothing to achieve the throne. In a final battle on Bosworth Field, Richard meets the ghosts of all whom he has murdered and the Earl of Richmond, the future King Henry VII
King Henry IV by William Shakespeare( visu )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
England is still in the grip of civil unrest. Rebels in the north are threatening the stability of the kingdom, and King Henry's health is fading quickly. Will Prince Hal be able to cast off his riotous ways and take up the responsibility of the throne? And what will become of his bosom companion, Falstaff?
 
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