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Educational Broadcasting Corporation

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Works: 670 works in 900 publications in 2 languages and 18,516 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Biography  Film adaptations  Interviews  Television adaptations  Exhibition catalogs  Documentary television programs  Television plays  Television programs 
Roles: Producer, Distributor
Classifications: QB981, 709
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Most widely held works by Educational Broadcasting Corporation
Nevelson in process ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Louise Nevelson is seen creating two pieces of sculpture as she discusses her feelings for her art and the creative process
Antigone by Jean Anouilh ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A filmed play adaptation from the Jean Anouilh reinterpretation of the Sophocles tragedy. First written and produced during the Nazi Occupation, this play about a young woman facing a morally corrupt world raises powerful questions of human interaction in regard to collaboration, responsibility and personal integrity
Stephen Hawking's universe by Stephen Hawking ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This series presents an intergalactic detective story, rich with mystery, unexpected twists and astonishing revelations that treats viewers to the latest and loftiest advances in cosmological thought in true down-to-earth Hawking fashion
Make 'em laugh the funny business of America ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The documentary explores the currents of American comedy throughout a century of social and political change, illuminating how comedy has tackled and poked fun at our political system, race relations, gender issues, and the prevailing American standards and taboos in everyday life. Melding performance, biography and history, it features interviews with over 90 comedians, writers, producers, and historians
The Adams chronicles ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Television mini-series that dramatizes four generations of Adamses and 150 years of American history from the birth of the Revolution through the Gilded Age. Meet John Adams, a passionate revolutionary and second president; John Quincy Adams, proud son of a famous father and sixth president; Charles Francis Adams, skillful minister to Great Britain during the Civil War; historian Henry Adams; and railroad magnate Charles Francis Adams, Jr. Going beyond politics, this mini-series portrays these men as husbands, fathers, brothers, sons, as well as leaders
Jerome Robbins something to dance about ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
No other creative figure of the latter twentieth century was as contradictory as Jerome Robbins, and few were as controversial. Theater producer, director, and choreographer, he was a master of the Broadway musical, transforming its possibilities with such works as West Side Story, Gypsy, and Peter Pan, and was one of the greatest ballet choreographers this country has ever produced. Robbins was a five time Tony Award winner, recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors, and one of only six directors who won the Academy Award for Best Director for a film debut. This documentary features excerpts from his personal journals, archival performance footage, and never-before-seen rehearsal recordings, as well as interviews with Robbins himself and over forty witnesses to his extraordinary life and career
Dancing in the light ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dancing in the Light presents six historic works by African American choreographers, filmed by the American Dance Festival to preserve and celebrate the black tradition in modern dance. Created from 1938 to 1959, when viewed together in chronological order these works dramatically illustrate the important role black choreographers have played in the development of American modern dance. Host Taye Diggs introduces each dance, and gives preĢcis biographies of the creative men and women who conceived them and brought them to the public
Kiss me Kate by Cole Porter ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in Chinese and English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ben pian zhu yao ju qing shi gai bian zi sha shi bi ya wu tai ju[xun han ji](The Taming of the shrew), ju zhong yin yue bu fen ze shi you mei guo zhu ming shu qing shi ren jian ju zuo jia de ke er.bo te(Cole Porter) pu qu,jiang sha weng ming zuo yi bai lao hui shi de yin yue ju cheng xian yu dian ying zhong.ju zhong xu shu fang li li yu fo lei shi yi dui yin ge xing bu he er fen shou de yan yuan fu qi,yin xin xi[xun han ji]de guan xi you zai du tong tai yan chu,fang li li tian sheng du ji xin qiang,suo yi zai pai lian guo cheng,shi de fo lei bao shou cu tan zi gong ji,er nao chu le yi lian chuan de xiao hua.jie guo zui hou de jie ju jing ran he xun han ji ru chu yi che ,rang nin guan shang zhe chu ju zhong ju shi,tong shi ye guo zu le xi yin
Killer flu ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The video discusses the 1918 flu pandemic, its deadly consequences and the possibility that a similar strain could occur today
Gene Kelly anatomy of a dancer ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Looks at the life and career of Gene Kelly who revolutionized musical and movie dancing, making it accessible for all people. Uses extended film clips, interviews with colleagues and critics and filmed interview segments from 1976 with Kelly
Degas and the dance ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features the paintings, drawings, and sculptures of ballet dancers created by Edgar Degas. The film was based upon the exhibition "Degas and the Dance" in 2003, and the companion book by Jill Devonyar and Richard Dendall
Dogs that changed the world ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part 1, The rise of the dog, examines the relationship between dogs and humans, from their initial domestication to the present day. Part 2, Dogs by design, examines the many different breeds of dogs, and how modern technology is changing the science of dog breeding
Swan lake by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At his 21st birthday celebration, Prince Siegfried is dismayed to learn that now he is of age, his marriage is to be arranged. He goes hunting, and sees beautiful swan wearing a crown. As dusk falls, she is transformed into a beautiful woman. She is Odette, the Swan Queen, and the other swans are other enchanted girls. The spell will be broken if a man, pure in heart, pledges his love to her. Prince Siegfried's mentor, Von Rothbart, is responsible, for he is an evil sorcerer. At a ball, Von Rothbart disguises his daughter Odile as Odette, and the Prince is captivated, and confesses his love. Odette, spying through a window, rushes away in despair, certain that she is doomed to be a swan forever. Will Prince Siegfried betray her, or find some way to free his beloved?
Battle for the Bible ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the dramatic, violent and world-shaking story of the most famous and widely-read book in history-- the Bible in English
The Spencer Tracy legacy a tribute by Katharine Hepburn ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Humphrey Bogart considered Spencer Tracy to be Hollywood's best actor. "He makes you believe he is what he is playing," Bogey once said. Katharine Hepburn, Tracy's beloved companion of 25 years, compares him to "a baked potato, It's pure. It's of the earth. And it's dependable. That was Spencer." Hepburn hosts this salute featuring clips from Captains courageous, Bad day at Black Rock, Adam's rib and other Tracy hits alongside reminiscences from Frank Sinatra, Sidney Poitier, Elizabeth Taylor and more stars. This program follows Tracy's stellar career from brash young man blazing with talent to old lion showing new stars how it's done
Art of the Western world ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Magnificent masterpieces of the Western world are presented in their cultural and historical settings. From the restrained classical tradition to energetic and spontaneous modern art, each artistic movement is interpreted through its major paintings, sculptures, and works of architecture. Comments from internationally known art experts and critics assist in understanding and appreciation of the works. The series can be used to introduce students to the Western canon, or as review material for teachers
The gospel at Colonus ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Told from the perspective of a Black Pentecostal preacher and his congregation, this play dramatizes legendary Greek character Oedipus' last days on Earth. Having blinded himself out of guilt, Oedipus makes a solace-seeking pilgrimage to Colonus, the place where he believes he is meant to die. Primarily through song, the preacher and his congregation translate this story of redemption into a Christian parable
Richard Rodgers the sweetest sounds ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
American Masters takes an unprecedented look at the legendary composer with this film portrait. Includes interviews with Julie Andrews, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Trevor Nunn and Celeste Holm as well as archival performances by Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra, Diahann Carroll, Mary Martin, John Coltrane and Barbra Streisand
Kurosawa ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A giant of 20th-century cinema, Akira Kurosawa holds a unique place among the world's most distinguished filmmakers as the only non-Westerner. Yet, surprisingly little is known of Japan's greatest filmmaker outside of his native country, and only a few of his films are familiar to American audiences. Now, with the personal endorsement and participation of his children, Hisao and Kazuko, this film presents a definitive two-hour profile, exploring Kurosawa's work in its entirety. There are film excerpts, archival footage never before seen in the West, interviews with actors influenced by Kurosawa's work, and re-creations from his book "Something Like an Autobiography" examining the personal circumstances that produced one of the world's greatest cinema artists
Matisse, voyages by Didier Baussy ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Highlights the development of Matisse's greatest works from his early canvasses, to his involvement with the Fauvist movement, through his later pieces. It also explores the inspiration and renewed vigor he found in travelling the world
 
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Alternative Names
Educational Broadcast Corporation
Languages
English (59)
Chinese (1)