WorldCat Identities

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc

Overview
Works: 69 works in 97 publications in 1 language and 2,387 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Nature television programs  Wildlife television programs  History  Educational television programs  Educational films  Popular works  Internet videos  Drama 
Classifications: QL751, 974.71
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Turner Broadcasting System, Inc
Statue of Liberty by Ken Burns( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Filmmaker Ken Burns presents the definitive portrait of this great lady of the American imagination, in a program that won nominations for both an Academy Award and an Emmy. Follow her life, from her creation by French sculptor Auguste Bartholdi, through her painstaking construction and accident-prone dedication in 1886. Interviews with ordinary Americans reveal a deep understanding of the unique place the statue holds in our hearts"--Publisher's website
The Trials of life by David Attenborough( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[This comprehensive wildlife documentary] examines animal behavior in all its infinite variety and in doing so we are allowed to witness some of the most enchanting animal personalities, as well as some of the most fearsome. Leaving parents, searching for food, building a home, finding a mate: each day brings a new test, a challenge for even the fittest and best adapted animal. Taking some three and a half years to make, David Attenborough travelled almost a quarter of a million miles to complete this fascinating and insightful documentary."--Container
Hunting & escaping by David Attenborough( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naturalist David Attenborough looks at the life and death battles that are the routine of life in the wild
George Wallace( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stunning recreation of an era and of George Wallance, a man who once hungered for power now hungers for forgiveness
Living Together by David Attenborough( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a stunning portrait of "togetherness" in the animal world
Wolves : a legend returns to Yellowstone by David Douglas( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Only 1% of the North American gray wolf survives in the lower 48 states. The government must referee the argument between naturalists who want to increase their number through captive-bred release and farmers who fear losses of their livestock. Wolves reveals the ecological role played by these beautiful animals and the challenges faced in attempting to re-establish a decimated predator population
Continuing the line by David Attenborough( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naturalist David Attenborough looks at reproduction in the animal kingdom
Courting by David Attenborough( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Courting in the animal world is not merely pursuit and conquest; the natural ritual is subtle and varied, involving sound, smell, and sight
The Bill Engvall show( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welcome to the Pearson home, where dad Bill, a family counselor, finds that guiding his own family is an ongoing therapy session. As Bill and his wife, Susan, search for ways to raise three mischievous kids, hassles, humor and heart are all in abundance
Friends and rivals by David Attenborough( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Many animals find it advantageous to live in groups, and their communities work more efficiently if they have some form of social structure. Inevitable squabbles over food, nesting places, arguments over mates must be settled with a minimum expenditure of time and energy. True socialites, the vampire bats not only scratch one another's backs, but also share each other's meals. The leaf-cutting ant colony is like a single super-organism, whose members are so nearly identical they can be considered as being of one flesh"--Container
Passing glory by Steve James( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Father Joseph Verrett ignites the sparks of the Civil Rights movement in New Orleans when he organizes a game between his own undefeated Black team and an undefeated prep school team from the White community. Along with his star player, he must overcome the fears and prejudices of the city's residents - both Black and White - to forever change the established social order
Fighting by David Attenborough( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores how animals engage in physical combat as a fact of life. The stakes may be food, territory, a mate, or survival
Portrait of the Caribbean( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrait of the Caribbean explores this unique region's past, present and future. The cultures and peoples of the Caribbean, shaped by the legacy of their forefathers - Spain, France, England and Africa, are increasingly influenced by the culture of North America. Filmed on location, the many distinctive peoples speak for themselves about the past and present and express their hopes for the future
Arriving by David Attenborough( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the trying experience of being born into nature when other creatures and the climate seem to conspire against it
Finding food by David Attenborough( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the nearly perfect food-chain "designs" of plants and animals who have evolved an amazing array of tactics to ensure their own survival
Homemaking by David Attenborough( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From prairie-dog towns to termites mounds, the creatures of the earth create sturdy homes
Finding the way by David Attenborough( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores how animals get from one place to another
Growing up by David Attenborough( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows remarkable examples of how baby animals gain the size and strength to survive
Colin Powell : a general's general( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CNN's Special Reports team interviews Colin Powell and provides an overall look at his life and career
Ancient forests : rage over trees by PBS Video( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the head-to-head struggle over the Pacific Northwest's last ancient forests between the logging companies and various environmental organizations such as Earth First
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityTime Warner, Inc.

Time Warner, Inc. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.

Languages
English (46)