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Educational Broadcasting Corporation

Overview
Works: 684 works in 947 publications in 2 languages and 19,656 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  History  Drama  Biography  Nonfiction television programs  Biographical television programs  Television programs  Historical television programs  Musical films  Televised plays 
Roles: Producer, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4572
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Most widely held works about Educational Broadcasting Corporation
 
Most widely held works by Educational Broadcasting Corporation
For colored girls who have considered suicide/When the rainbow is enuf by Ntozake Shange( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "choreopoem" that portrays the visions and frustrations of six young women who are trying to come to terms with themselves and with being African-American
Willa Cather : the road is all( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical depiction of Cather's life and the influences of the Nebraska frontier on her work
Art of the Western world( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historian Michael Wood leads a nine-part tour through 2,500 years of Western painting, sculpture, and architecture, filmed at over 150 locations in eight countries and featuring commentary by historians and scholars
Stephen Hawking's universe by Stephen Hawking( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 518 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
Antigone by Jean Anouilh( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an adaptation of the classic tragedy in which Antigone risks her life defying a royal decree in order to give her brother, who was killed while leading a rebellion, a proper burial
The Adams chronicles( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 494 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
Make 'em laugh : the funny business of America( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 491 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
Jerome Robbins : something to dance about( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 477 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
Nevelson in process( Visual )

6 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and held by 464 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
Dancing in the light( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 442 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 précis 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 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first Broadway revival in nearly 50 years of the musical comedy masterpiece by composer Cole Porter and book writers Sam and Bella Spewack. Recounts the backstage and on-stage antics of two feuding romances during an out-of-town tryout for a musical adaptation of The taming of the shrew
Dogs that changed the world( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 400 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
Gene Kelly : anatomy of a dancer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 392 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. Features extended film clips, interviews with colleagues and critics and filmed interview segments from 1976 with Kelly
Killer flu( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The video discusses the 1918 flu pandemic, its deadly consequences and the possibility that a similar strain could occur today
Degas and the dance : the man behind the easel( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features the paintings, drawings, and sculptures of ballet dancers created by Edgar Degas
Swan lake by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 338 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?
The Spencer Tracy legacy : a tribute by Katharine Hepburn( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 311 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
Battle for the Bible( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 306 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
Art of the Western world by Michael Wood( Visual )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 298 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 293 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
 
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