Time-Life Films Multi-media Division
Most widely held works by Time-Life Films
The trigger effect ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
The Keys of paradise ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Describes the recently discovered, powerful and complex painkilling drugs, endorphins, manufactured by the human brain.
Judaism the chosen people ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
The question, what is it that makes a Jew a Jew, takes Eyre to London, New York and Jerusalem for discussions with Elie Wiesel, Norbert Brainin and the Amadeus Quartet, and Dr. Pinchas Peli, a tenth generation rabbi.
Richard II ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play entitled King Richard II.
The rise and fall of DDT ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Deals with the pros and cons of DDT by investigating its various uses as an insecticide, military weapon, safeguard against tropical diseases, and threat to the environment. Has the case against DDT been proven? A strange question, perhaps, to be asking one year after the US has banned the insecticide. Tracing the history of DDT from its discovery through its banning in the States, this program asks whether America overreacted with its total ban of this once acclaimed "wonder" chemical.
Buddhism the land of the disappearing Buddha--Japan ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Visits Japan to investigate the Japanese experience of Buddhist worship and the complexities of Zen.
Measure for measure ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1979 and 1986 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play entitled Measure for measure.
The wizard who spat on the floor ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Examines the life and work of the American inventor Thomas Alva Edison. Shows some of Edison's many technical inventions, such as the light bulb, fluoroscope, and the phonograph, and traces Edison's work in his last years in which his experimentation proved to be less successful.
The Crab nebula ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Describes the current theories on the origin of the Crab nebula, first observed on Earth in the year 1054. Explores the characteristics of its radiation and the scientific supposition that its core contains a neutron star, or pulsar.
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar.
Speed reading ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
A video course, hosted by Dick Cavett, which presents a speed reading system, reinforced by reading exercises. Focuses on the art of skimming, acquiring better study habits, and enlarging vocabulary.
Mystery of the Anasazi ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Inquires into the mystery of the unknown builders of ruins discovered by the Navajo Indians 300 years ago. Considers questions such as who these people were, what happened to them, and why they disappeared.
Richard the Second by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
The tempest ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play entitled The Tempest.
Mind over body ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Explores new areas of research into the psychological, physiological, and medical facets of mind/body relationships.
Reading efficiency system ( Visual )
5 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
A twelve-lesson course, hosted by Bill Cosby, designed to help the viewer improve his reading efficiency. Emphasizes comprehension skills, critical thought skills, vocabulary skills, and rate improvement skills.
The mind machines ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Examines the possibility that within the next hundred years computers may outpace their creators.
The Bridge of Adam Rush ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Set in the early 1800's, the film tells the story of an adolescent boy's successful adjustment to a new family situation and a new way of life.
Candide ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of Voltaire's novel of the same title, about a simple, optimistic man whose journeys take him from one disaster to another.
Ways of seeing ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Consists of four programs, each presenting the classical arts in different contemporary terms. Considers the ways paintings are distorted by the mass media that transmits them, examines the ways in which women are portrayed in art, discusses paintings as material possessions, and shows how paintings are used in advertising.
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