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Hartley Productions

Overview
Works: 74 works in 158 publications in 1 language and 955 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: HQ777, 649.133
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Hartley Productions
How to be a woman instructions for proper female behavior from classroom films of the 1940s-'80s ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As the daughters of the baby boom reached adolescence, the American school system struggled to educate them on matters of sexual and social development. For teachers, classroom films about such topics were considered a godsend. They depicted the reproductive system in anatomical detail or through puzzling symbolism. Beyond sex education, classroom films addressed a wide array of social issues, from the importance of cooking skills to self-defense and how to appear more pleasing to others
Islamic mysticism the Sufi way by Huston Smith( Visual )
5 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the history of Islam and shows ruins of its empire which stretched from India to Spain. Presents the rituals, dance, art, music, and philosophy of Sufism, which some consider the heart of Islam
Buddhism the path to enlightenment by Elda Hartley( Visual )
2 editions published between 1978 and 1994 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the life of the Buddha, from his birth to the attainment of enlightenment, and subsequent preaching of his beliefs. It is based in Sri Lanka and shows Buddhist rituals, ceremonies and life styles. The final sequence shows the religious procession held annually in Kandy
Hinduism and the Song of God by Elda Hartley( Visual )
8 editions published between 1975 and 1978 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces the philosophy and religion of Hinduism, emphasizing the concepts of self-realization as expressed in the Bhagavad Gita. Deals with purpose in life, the four yogas, the law of Karma, and the four stages of life
Bali mask of Rangda ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows the elaborate ceremonies and dramatic performances in Bali which demonstrate the link between man and God
Biofeedback the yoga of the West ( Visual )
5 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows how researchers use biofeedback techniques in helping patients overcome disease, in giving prisoners a sense of self-mastery, and in providing ordinary people with a deeper insight into their subconscious
World religions ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Elda Hartley invites you to travel the globe and view through her camera lens the endlessly varied and vibrant pastiche of religious rituals practiced throughout the world. During the 1970s and 1980s, this award-winning filmmaker created documentaries on a number of the world's great religions that will open your eyes to the extraordinary differences and the striking similarities among individuals of different faiths"--Container, v. 1
Requiem for a faith ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1968 and 1999 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Surveys Buddhist practices and explains the role of Tibetan lamas in developing the extremely religious nature of Tibetan culture
Mexico before Cortez ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The art and architecture of the Aztecs, Zapotecs, Mixtecs, and Toltecs, combined with the murals of the modern Mexican artist, Diego Rivera, are used to reconstruct a picture of the life of the original inhabitants of the Americas
Flowing with the tao ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores Taoist philosophy and the nature of reality as illustrated in the flowing forms of water and recommends patterning one's life on this eternal ebb and flow
Holistic health the new medicine ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. E. Loomis, who is considered to be the father of holistic medicine, defines the study of holistic medicine and stresses the unity of mind and body and the importance of yoga, psychological testing, meditation and biofeedback for the treatment of diseases instead of using drugs
The mood of Zen ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alan Watts discusses the philosophy of Zen and presents aspects of the Japanese countryside, set against chanting by Buddhist monks and Koto music. Filmed in Japan
The Therapeutic touch healing in the new age ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focuses on the work of Dr. Dolores Krieger, specialist in hemoglobin research and professor of nursing at New York University. Shows her teaching a seminar, doing research in the laboratory, and utilizing the special techniques involved in her "therapeutic touch" method while working with patients. Also deals briefly with the work of some of Dr. Krieger's colleagues
The Mayan mystery ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reflects on the ancient Mayan civilization, the mystery of its loss and the cultural, social and vocational skills which are still practiced by the descendants of the Maya
Zen and Now ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the Zen philosophy of living for the present, developing sensory awareness and appreciating the beauty of nature
Life after death ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Lawrence LeShan and Robert Monroe discuss their views on the question of continuing to live after biological death. Also includes interviews with individuals who have experienced clinical death and been revived
Evolution of a yogi ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This film, shot when Ram Dass first returned from India in '69, gives insight into his past, the events leading to his metamorphosis, the concepts of Raga Yoga and practical suggestions for its practice."--Container
Peru Inca heritage ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1970 and 1990 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the 16th century, gold-hungry Spaniards came to the Andes and destroyed the magnificent Inca culture. Today, majestic ruins and the Quechua Indians are all that remain. Explores the contemporary life of the Peruvian Indians against the ruins of the original Incan architecture. For age 12 and up
Psychics, saints, and scientists ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1972 and 1976 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Through interviews and commentary the aspects of spiritual healing, biofeedback, ESP training, brain wave training, and Kirlian photography are introduced and explained
The art of meditation by Alan Watts( Visual )
4 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Watts explains what he considers to be the most important dynamics of meditation: body posture, breath control, the stopping of the chattering in the skull, and being in the "eternal now" without defining or naming it. He demonstrates the gong and the mantra, and suggests that the essence is to feel and experience what is. Rather than setting forth the principles in academic fashion, the program is experiential, focused on calming the mind of the viewer
 
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English (71)