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Great North Productions

Overview
Works: 218 works in 263 publications in 1 language and 874 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Educational films  Internet videos  Drama  Biographical films  Documentary films  History  Interviews  Nonfiction films  Romance films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Great North Productions
Ray Bradbury : an American icon by Ray Bradbury( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Pulitzer Prize Winner for more than 50 years has woven unique magic and given the world an enthralling library of work. A definitive biography, filmed with personal anecdotes, interviews with friends, footage at home, at rehearsals of his plays, on the lecture circuit, and clips from the television series The Ray Bradbury theater captures the essence of this truly gifted writer
Saint Patrick : the man, the myth( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Born in 385 A.D. to a wealthy family in Britain, Patrick was kidnapped at 15 and enslaved for six years as a shepherd in Ireland. He escaped back to Britain, but later returned to Ireland determined to convert the people to Christianity"--Container
The Science Of Love( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Falling in love: biologist Robert Friar; anthropologist Helen Fisher; social psychologist Arthur Aron; neurobiologists Semir Zeki and Andreas Bartels; Charles Wysocki, of the Monell Chemical Senses Center; and Louis Monti, of Pherin Pharmaceuticals, talk on topics including the neurochemistry of love, subconscious "love mapping," the vomero-nasal organ, "romance junkies," the stimulating power of dance, and the dynamics of kissing. Experiments that analyze the effects of pheromones, correlate fear with passion, induce bonding through shared confidences, and plot the activation of brain centers in response to visual images of loved ones are featured
Strangers in the house : television & our children( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By the time they leave school most North American children will have seen 8,000 TV murders, 100,000 other acts of violence and over 600,000 commercials. TV violence and addiction, commercialism, the V-chip and the death of imagination are just some of the issues tackled by this documentary
Falling in love by Ulu Grosbard( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biologist Robert Friar, anthropologist Helen Fisher, social psychologist Arthur Aron, neurobiologists Semir Zeki and Andreas Bartels, Charles Wysocki, of the Monell Chemical Senses Center, and Louis Monti, of Pherin Pharmaceuticals, talk on topics including the neurochemistry of love, subconscious "love mapping," the vomero-nasal organ, "romance junkies," the stimulating power of dance, and the dynamics of kissing. Experiments that analyze the effects of pheromones, correlate fear with passion, induce bonding through shared confidences, and plot the activation of brain centers in response to visual images of loved ones are featured
Staying in love( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clinical psychologist John Gottman, Robert Levenson, of the Institute of Personality and Social Research, Helen Fisher, Pepper Schwarz, Pat Love, authors, and others address numerous aspects of long-term relationships. The biological need for love, the physiological evolution of monogamy, the role of oxytocin in attachment, the dynamics of sexuality, the four-year and seven-year "itches," and the importance of communication are considered. Footage of an actual counseling session at Dr. Gottman's "Love Lab" is featured." associated with emotional states is included
To a Different Beat( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Edmonton's superintendent of police, Chris Braiden conceived and implemented a program of neighbourhood foot-patrols and community-based policing. In this documentary, officers on the beat, their commanding officers, private citizens, community groups and institutions speak about the international resurgence in community policing
Being in love( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the irrepressible nature of love and the consequences of misdirected desire. Monogamy, "lovesickness," stalking, free love, plural marriage, infidelity, mate-switching, jealousy, spouse abuse, and the healty benefits of love are discussed by evolutionary psychologist David Buss, clinical phychologist David Celani, social psychologist Arthur Aron, neurobiologist Antonio Damasio, anthropologist Helen Fisher, Robert Levenson, of the Institute of Personality and Social Research, and others. Footage of experiments that measure empathy and that demonstrate bodily changes associated with emotional states is included
Jasper : spirit of the Rockies( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scenic journey through Canada's largest Rocky Mountain park
Toothwalkers : giants of the Arctic ice( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A close look at the arctic walrus and other arctic animals including polar bears, narwhals, bowhead whales, and Greenland sharks that are encountered on a traditional Inuit walrus hunt
Keepers of the fire( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Native people who have left the reserves and moved to the cities often get into a path of self-destruction, caught in the prison system revolving door. The video follows the work of 4 native Canadian elders who are survivors of the judicial system, who work with young offenders. Using their own experiences and knowledge of traditional ways they teach life skills and self worth
Dreamspeakers( Visual )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary based on the Dreamspeakers festival held in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. A unique celebration of art, culture and films of First Nations people from around the world. Artists and storytellers gather to share histories, struggles and common goals
From the bush( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focusses on the Warumpi Band, and includes their performance at the Tamworth Country Music Festival
Tracks in the snow( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biologist & writer John Acorn shows us how to find, identify and preserve animal tracks in the snow
The Hunt for China's dinosaurs( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travels with a team of Canadian and Chinese paleontologists to Mongolia's Gobi desert to investigate the archaological sites that fascinasted explorer and naturalist Roy Chapman Andrews in th 1920's. Also chronicles the efforts of scientists to reconstruct the lives of the dinosaurs that once populated both the Asian and North American continents
Man of the hour : Bible Bill Aberhart( Visual )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of William Aberhart, evangelist and premier of Alberta
The matchless six( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This one-hour documentary is the story of six extraordinary Canadian women athletes and their triumph during one historic week at the 1928 Olympics - when just being allowed to compete was victory enough
Agnes Macphail, M.P.( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of Agnes Macphail, Canada's first female member of parliament
There's nothing wrong with frogs( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biologist & writer John Acorn introduces us to frogs and toads in the wild and as pets
Close up photography( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biologist & writer John Acorn introduces us to the techniques of close-up photography
 
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