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Works: 84 works in 230 publications in 1 language and 1,445 library holdings
Genres: Filmed operas  History  Televised operas  Opera films  Drama  Music videos  Nonfiction television programs  Operas  Juvenile works  Motion pictures 
Classifications: M1500.S919, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Turner Program Services
Portrait of America( Visual )

130 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a portrait of the state of Massachusetts. Shows how the legacy of the Revolution lives on in the cities and towns of today
Snowstorm in the jungle( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cousteau team investigates cocaine and its effects on life in the Amazon jungle
Michigan( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents short segments of various aspects of Michigan life
Indiana( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents five short segments on various aspects of Hoosier life
Portrait of America( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses various aspects of Washington, D.C., including Lincoln's assassination by Booth, the decision to make Washington the nation's capital, the meaning of democracy, and the native Washington, D.C. residents, especially black residents. It delves into the life of young congressman John Rowland from Connecticut and what it means to be in his position
Portrait of America( Visual )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the land and people of Washington State. Topics include: Seattle, the Olympic Peninsula, farming in the Yakima Valley and the Palouse, Native Americans and Chinese Americans. Includes interviews with Jim Whittaker and Dixie Lee Ray
Thumbelina( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tiny girl encounters many unusual experiences before she finds the home where she really belongs
The Wild swans( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elisa's six handsome brothers are transformed into swans by their wicked stepmother. Elisa must sew six magical gowns to save them but can neither speak nor smile while doing so. Her mysterious behavior convinces the townspeople that Elisa is a witch and soon she's condemned to burn at the stake. Her undying faith gives the young girl a surprising opportunity to complete her seemingly impossible mission, proving that true love overcomes all obstacles
The World of Hans Christian Andersen( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hans Christian Andersen weaves a delightful tale of friendship and love in this animated account of his beginnings a storyteller
Bill Cosby in Aesop's fables by Aesop( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selfish boy learns wisdom from the creatures of a magical kingdom. Includes Aesop's fables of the city mouse and the country mouse, the tortoise and the hare, the boy who cried wolf, and the lazy cricket and the industrious ants
Journey to a thousand rivers( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overviews the eighteen-month explorations of Jacques Cousteau and teams of scientists-adventurers who braved the uncompromising heights and recesses of Amazonia to discover how plants, animals, and men survive in the water-dominated ecosystem
The rake's progress by Igor Stravinsky( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charts the rise and decline of Tom Rakewell after he inherits an unexpected legacy
Mississippi: is this America?, 1962-1964( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of the state of Mississippi. This program is a depiction of the people, industries, and countryside of Mississippi
Texas( Visual )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of life in Texas, from cities to ranches, to the cultural variations found in the state, presented in five segments
Haiti waters of sorrow( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the Cousteau team exploring the country of Haiti. Described by Christopher Columbus as a paradise, this once lush, verdant land is today almost entirely deforested and inhabited by the poor
Cuba waters of destiny( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows Jacques Cousteau and his crew as they explore the ecology of Cuba. Cousteau and Cuban premier Fidel Castro discuss how environmental conscientiousness can be developed in the general public
Taro, the dragon boy( Visual )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young mountain boy searches for his mother who has been changed into a dragon. Based on a classic Oriental fable, Taro often risks his own life to save others and to fulfill his mission
Ducks under siege( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the dangers facing migrating waterfowl in North America. Tells about the work of conservationists and scientists to save our ducks and marshlands from drought, agricultural expansion, and man
Cape Horn waters of the wind( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the Cousteau team as it explores the waters of Cape Horn. Presents the windship Alcyone in its debut run with the Cousteau team
Twelve months( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animated Slavic folktale in which a young girl outwits her greedy stepmother and stepsister with the help of the Month Brothers who use their magic to enable her to fulfill seemingly impossible tasks
 
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