WorldCat Identities

Beacon Productions

Overview
Works: 51 works in 144 publications in 1 language and 5,556 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Historical films  Documentary television programs  Political films  Political plays  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Children's films  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Beacon Productions
Thirteen days by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the real-life events that took place in the Kennedy White House during the Cuban Missile Crisis
Air Force One by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An uncompromising U.S. president has just told the world he will not negotiate with terrorists, but when Russian terrorists hijack Air Force One, the President is faced with a nearly impossible decision-- give in to terrorist demands or sacrifice not only the country's dignity, but the lives of his wife and daughter
A thousand acres by Jocelyn Moorhouse( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the saga of the Cook family, headed by the indomitable patriarch, Larry Cook. Cook's kingdom is a fertile farm that spans 1000 acres, the the seeds of its destruction are sown when he impulsively decides to distribute it among his three daughters
The Baby-sitters Club( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Good-hearted humor and old-fashioned fun save the day when the BSC gang's plan to run a summer day camp is complicated by budding romance, family problems and a trio of scheming snobs
Health and happiness : starting the search( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of mind and body therapies that promote total health, including a final segment on achieving health through ecstatic dance
Creating wellness : taking time, making time( Visual )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first segment at the Omega Institute in New York takes us to a workshop which emphasizes the importance of creating peaceful oases in a hurried world. The second segment is an interview with Stephan Rechtschaffen who discusses the importance of taking time. The final segment employs meditation with a raisin to expand awareness
Overcoming anger : healing from within by Drew Pearson( Visual )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video examines anger as a medical as well as social and emotional problem. The final segment shows prisoners at Suffolk County House of Corrections in Boston learning how to incorporate forgiveness into their lives
East/west medicine( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores alternative techniques that use a holistic approach to physical and mental aspects of daily living and includes comments by patients and doctors. Shows acupuncture and Reiki and includes an interview with cardiologist Dr. Stephen Sinatra on the physician of the future
Mindful Eating( Visual )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of approaches to weight control that exclude conventional dieting. The video features a nurse's struggle with binge eating, an interview with Geneen Roth and the zen approach to food at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in California
Ode to joy : why your attitude matters( Visual )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines how a happy, optimistic attitude can increase our health and longevity. Shows how gospel music can lift people's spirits. Interviews a psychologist who shares her ideas on letting go of emotions and being happy and an author who speaks about taking time to enjoy the little things in life
Waking up the brain : amazing adjustments( Visual )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's been around for more than a hundred years, but only recently has chiropractic treatment begun finding acceptance as part of Western medical care. In the first segment, we meet Mariangela Pino, who for most of her adult life, suffered from extreme vertigo, a condition that severely restricted her life. After years of searching for a cure through conventional medicine, she found relief in the last place she expected to -- in chiropractic treatment. Next, series creator Gail Harris talks with chiropractic neurologist Ted Carrick about how even coma patients are benefiting from neurological treatment that doesn't require surgery or drugs. Finally, we'll meet Lucinda Harman, who is bound to inspire you with her grace and courage. With Dr. Carrick's help, this former college professor of neuropsychology has found meaning and power in her own physical challenges, and helps others to do the same
Health and hunches : unlocking your intuition( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video first examines the importance of intuition in daily life and describes ways to develop this sense. The second part focuses on the use of intuition in medical analysis
Healing places : part of the Body & soul series( Visual )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores places that are known for their ability to heal people, such as Switzerland, the Paracelsus Klinik in Germany, and the ancient city of Tikal
Lessons from the heart( Visual )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first segment explores the prevention of cardiac disease through a stress reduction program called HeartMath. The second segment features an interview with Lama Surya Das who discusses stress reduction by incorporating small segments of personal calm into daily activities. The last segment is a visit to Plum Village, a zen retreat founded by Thich Nhat Hanh in France
Making work meaningful( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines what makes work meaningful, productive, profitable, and deeply satisfying
Raising happy, healthy kids( Visual )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Bove and Kathi Kemper discuss the use and abuse of antibiotics for treating childhood illnesses. John and Myla Kabat-Zinn discuss mindful parenting. Howard Moody is visited at Adventure Game Theater in New York, where teenagers participate in an experience-based, personal growth theater program that combines cooperative play and creative arts
When the bough breaks( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary looks at children coping with their mother's incarcerations and illustrates the policy gaps between the judicial and social service systems that are supposed to serve these children
Ancient healing( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video first demonstrates the use of moxa and acupuncture for treating sciatica and for repositioning breech babies prior to birth. Ted Kaptchuk provides a comparison of Chinese and western medicine. A final segment explores shamanism and healing in Guatemala
Peak performances : sports and the mind( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of the mind and body connection in sports which elevates athletes to the achievement area known as "the zone." Basketball and rowing are the two highlighted sports
Staying healthy in a stressful world( Visual )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the importance of managing stress through relaxation techniques. Interviews Dr. Herbert Benson, a pioneer in mind/body research who discusses stress and relaxation. Includes a guided meditation to demonstrate what meditation is and how it works
 
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Thirteen days
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Alternative Names
Beacon Pictures Corporation

Languages
English (97)