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Time-Life Films Multi-media Division

Overview
Works: 251 works in 330 publications in 1 language and 836 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Television plays  History  Historical films  Filmed plays  Melodrama  Televised performances  Television programs 
Classifications: PN1997, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Time-Life Films
The Crab nebula( Visual )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member 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
The trigger effect( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gripping story of a mysterious power failure that leads to the social breakdown of a major city. All forms of communication are wiped out--no electricity, no cash machines, no telecommunication. The system and the rules of society begin to crumble
Judaism : the chosen people( Visual )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member 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
The amazing cosmic awareness of Duffy Moon( Visual )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Picked on by the other boys in his class for being a "shrimp," Duffy Moon develops talents and powers that enable him to meet unexpected challenges
The Keys of paradise( Visual )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the recently discovered, powerful and complex painkilling drugs, endorphins, manufactured by the human brain
Measure for measure by William Shakespeare( Visual )

4 editions published between 1977 and 1986 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cruel Angelo is left in charge of Vienna when the Duke pretends to leave town. He revives an old law against fornication and sentences Claudio to death for seducing Juliet, Claudio's betrothed. Claudio's sister, Isabella, pleads for his life and Angelo offers to spare him in exchange for her virginity. His corruption and severity are punished when the Duke reveals that he has witnessed it all
The rise and fall of DDT( Visual )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member 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
King Richard the Second by William Shakespeare( Visual )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's historical play about the dynastic struggle between Richard II and Henry Bolingbroke (later Henry IV)
Buddhism the land of the disappearing Buddha--Japan( Visual )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visits Japan to investigate the Japanese experience of Buddhist worship and the complexities of Zen
The Mystery of the Anasazi( Visual )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member 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
Reading efficiency system( Visual )

5 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member 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
Candide( Visual )

3 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Voltaire's novel of the same title, about a simple, optimisic man whose journeys take him from one disaster to another
The wizard who spat on the floor( Visual )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member 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 tempest by William Shakespeare( Visual )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television adaption of Shakespeare's play revolving around an enchanted island, an exiled Duke, young lovers, and a framework of conspiracy
Speed reading( Visual )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member 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
The Bridge of Adam Rush( Visual )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member 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
William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Visual )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A play about power, assassination and revenge. Presents a broad range of historical personalities as complicated human beings in agonizing conflict with one another and themselves
Mind over body( Visual )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores new areas of research into the psychological, physiological, and medical facets of mind/body relationships
Henry VIII by William Shakespeare( Visual )

2 editions published between 1978 and 1985 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of William Shakespear's play Henry VIII
The Mind machines( Visual )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the possibility that within the next hundred years computers may outpace their creators
 
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