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Time-Life Films Multi-media Division

Overview
Works: 255 works in 350 publications in 1 language and 702 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Television plays  History  Made-for-TV movies  Film adaptations  Historical television programs  Historical films  Televised performances  Documentary films 
Classifications: PR2808, 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 45 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 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To kick off this fascinating educational series, James Burke details the world's dependence on networks through a narritivization of the power blackout of 1965 in New York City. Then, from the first introduction of the plough in Ancient Egypt to the prevalence of oil in Kuwait, this episode shows how human society grew from tranditional patterns to advanced technologies
Judaism: The Chosen People( Visual )

5 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows interviews with Jews, and a tour through religious schools, synagogues and a museum for the survivors of the Holocaust in Jerusalem
The amazing cosmic awareness of Duffy Moon( Visual )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 20 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
Measure for measure by William SHAKESPEARE( Visual )

6 editions published between 1977 and 1986 in English and held by 16 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 Keys of paradise( Visual )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the recently discovered, powerful and complex painkilling drugs, endorphins, manufactured by the human brain
The rise and fall of DDT( Visual )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with the pros and cons of the uise of DDT, investigating its various roles as an insecticide, military weapon, safeguard against tropical diseases, and threat to the environment
Reading efficiency system( Visual )

5 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 12 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
Buddhism, the land of the disappearing Buddha--Japan by Ronald Eyre( Visual )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visits Japan to investigate the Japanese experience of Buddhist worship and the complexities of Zen
The Bridge of Adam Rush.( Visual )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 11 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
Speed reading by Steve Moidel( Visual )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 10 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
Mind over body( Visual )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores new areas of research into the psychological, physiological, and medical facets of mind/body relationships
Ways of seeing by John Berger( Visual )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member 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
The Time Life Video reading efficiency system( Visual )

3 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 9 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 by Greg Germain( Visual )

4 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member 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
The wizard who spat on the floor( Visual )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 9 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
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Visual )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar
Negotiating successfully by Sam Moore( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mind machines( Visual )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the possibility that within the next hundred years computers may outpace their creators
Richard II by William SHAKESPEARE( Visual )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play entitled Richard II
 
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