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Coronet/MTI Film and Video

Overview
Works: 1,550 works in 2,115 publications in 1 language and 12,006 library holdings
Genres: Science television programs  Documentary television programs  Television series  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Nonfiction television programs  Short films  Motion pictures  Biography 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 813
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Most widely held works by Coronet/MTI Film and Video
Galileo the challenge of reason( Visual )

3 editions published between 1970 and 2000 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores how Galileo's dramatic new scientific thinking conflicted with contemporary dogma and the authority of the church. Although Galileo recanted, his view dominated Western thought in succeeding centuries
How babies get made( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the processes by which embryos develop from single cells into complex organisms and the efforts of scientists to discover the cellular and genetic mechanisms that account for both normal and abnormal embryological development
China in revolution( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the 38 years between 1911 and 1949, during which China was transformed from a centuries-old empire into the world's largest Communist state. It was a transformation that affected hundreds of millions of people
Brown v. the Board of Education( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the historical background of the Brown case through which the Supreme Court declared segregation in public schools to be unconstitutional. Dramatizes the actual arguments presented in this landmark case
The Music school. Almos' a man( Visual )

4 editions published between 1976 and 1988 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1st work: "Examines a writer's struggle to find focus in his life as he searches for form and harmony in an environment where religion conflicts with technology and social change"--Container. In the 2nd work: "The search for dignity is the theme of this powerful story of a youth's passage from boyhood to manhood"--Container
The Genius that was China empires in collision( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the 15th to the 18th centuries, Europe underwent a transformation propelled by a revolution of science and technology. While many of the technologies had originated in China, it was in the Western nations that innovation turned into invention, and invention into economic, military and social expansion. The European Jesuits sent to China from 1500 to 1700 failed to convert the Chinese to Christianity, and also failed to convince the Chinese of the superiority of Western culture. While the Western nations traded with the Chinese, the Chinese did not reciprocate. The Chinese eventually imported opium from Europe. Efforts to suppress the opium trade led to conflict with Great Britain whch led to the Opium War, 1839 in which China was defeated and entered into an economic slump and decline
Bernice bobs her hair. Soldier's home( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1st work: "Bernice goes from frumpy to stunning, soon outstripping her more popular cousin who takes revenge"--Container. In the 2nd work: "The story of Harold, a soldier who returns home from World War I to find that he has outgrown his old life"--Container
Paul's case by Willa Cather( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story about a romantic young man who drops out of high school in turn-of-the-century Pittsburgh and journeys to New York City
The mystery of animal pathfinders( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the migratory behavior of animal species ranging from bacteria to trumpeter swans
Decoding the book of life( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the controversial genome project whose goal is to determine the location and makeup of individual genes in the human genome
The Genetic gamble( Visual )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines current research and prospects for the future of the controversial gene therapy. Medical scientists describe the need for gene therapy in treating patients suffering from various diseases caused by genetic disorders. Also explores the legal ramifications of genetic engineering
Caracol the lost Maya city( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows anthropologists and archeologists searching the jungles of Belize for the ancient Mayan city, Caracol
How many days to America? a Thanksgiving story( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a family who fled their village and crossed the ocean to find America. The little girl keeps asking "How Many Days to America." Her older brother recalls the night the soldiers came, the secret departure, the dangers and the disappointments along the way. When they finally reach a friendly shore the little girl asks, "What day is this." It is coming-to-America-day and a special day for Americans--Thanksgiving Day
The Midnight ride of Paul Revere( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Map skills using scale( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses animation to explain the concept of scale. Shows how scale determines the relationship between distance on a map and distance in the place the map represents, how scale can be represented with a ratio or a bar scale and how maps of different scale can show us varying details about a place
An alphabet of animals( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mixes animal life and the letters of the alphabet together with a rhyming narration to give young viewers a chance to develop language skills while enjoying visuals of their favourite wild and pet aninmals
Our wonderful body how it moves( Visual )

2 editions published between 1968 and 1993 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zork, a charming space creature, lands his rocketship on earth because he wants to know how human beings move as they do. He learns how joints, ligaments, tendons, bones, and muscles enable human beings to move
The road to war( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary series explores some of the motives and options of some of the principle nations in the lead-up to WWII
Our wonderful body how its parts work together( Visual )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses lifesize models to show how important parts of the body work together in different situations. Explains how the ears, brain, eyes, muscles, heart, and lungs work together when a sound is heard from an oncoming car
We know where you live( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Computers have enabled unsolicited advertising and other gimmicks such as personalization to more effectively generate junk mail to millions of Americans
 
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Coronet/MTI Film & Video

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