Most widely held works by Stephen Ramsey
Final encounter ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
On a distant planet, two human colonies are locked in a brutal war. With only remnants of their immense technologies and their vast armies reduced to a few, a group of brave soldiers decides it's time to step up and end the fighting before both sides are pushed to extinction.
The Baby boomers picture show ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Recreates the sensations, the thrills and the horrors of growing up in Australia in the 1950's and 1960's. Combines archival footage, home movies and the recollections of members of the baby boom generation. Recommended audience: secondary, tertiary, general.
Oops, wrong planet ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
A look at the world of autism spectrum disorders. Einstein, Beethoven, Mozart, Van Gogh all displayed symptoms of Asperger's syndrome. A self-described eccentric who, after discovering he matches up with the general Asperger's profile, sets out on a quest to learn all he can about the disorder, and whether he truly does have it. He speaks with author Michael Fitzgerald, Professor Temple Grandin, Professor Alan Snyder, Wired magazine's Steve Silberman, Professor Simon Baron-Cohen, and children and adults with AS about traits, possible causes, Geek syndrome and the AQ test.
Dynasties ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
"Dynasties is an inside look at some of Australia's most powerful families - Murdoch, Downer, Macarthur, Wright, Myer, Durack and De Bortoli. Presented here are the seven episodes from Series One of the popular ABC Television series, which reveal the story of some of Australia's great dynasties, the ways they have shaped our society, their private motivations and their ongoing influences"--Back cover.
Superfund handbook by Jane Casler ( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Submarines ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
During a routine training exercise, the American submarine Manta collides with a Russian sub. Now American captain William Arlington faces a court-martial upon his return to the United States. The trip back home is cut short when a group of terrorists hijack a Russian sub. Now, Arlington and his crew on the damaged Manta must fight to prevent the terrorists from reaching American waters.
Baby crazy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Four young couples share their experiences of parenting through home videos and interviews.
Shellshocked ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Four Australian Vietnam War veterans return to Vietnam in order to come to terms with their war experiences.
Please don't leave me ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1971 and 1979 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Contrasts the emotional experiences of three young children in hospital. No commentary is given - the viewer forms their own opinion.
Breakthrough. Hit and miss. One voice ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Hit and miss looks at conflict by showing a school boy, Adam, who is having problems at school and walks out of class. He wanders around imagining confrontations with his teacher and his father. He goes to see his father in his butchery, where both argue heatedly at first but gradually start to listen to each other. One voice explores the implications of someone taking a stand on an issue with which they are concerned. Amber, a high school student, is deeply committed to conservation. Her decision to become involved in the environmental movement gives her a sense of control over her own life.
The Professor's new clothes ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Describes the investigation into probably the worst scientific fraud in the world. In 1989 Prof. V.J. Gupta, a geologist at Punjab University was accused of fraud, and a group of scholars investigated. Gupta claimed to have discovered a new fossil in the Himalaya mountains. In 1991 the Geological Survey of India charged Gupta with fraud, and Punjab University suspended him.
Rites of passage ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Examines the lives of three families, and their experiences of teenagers becoming adults.
On the waterfront by Budd Schulberg ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Terry Malloy, a street survivor, unwittingly lures a rebellious longshoremen to his death in this drama about the New York waterfront, the racketeering unions controlling it and the kid who "coulda been a contender."
Out of sight ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Examines the incidence of dementia and Alzheimer's disease in the elderly.
The Ryan case ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
A dramatised recreation of the trial of Ronald Ryan for the murder of a prison officer with the events leading up to the trial and a reexamination of the evidence.
For love or money ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1979 and 1991 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
One of a series of films about attitudes to work. Deals with the satisfaction one feels when working for yourself, doing something you really enjoy, even if the money is not as much as working for an employer. A commercial artist, sign-writer and a mechanic discuss their attitudes to work.
No telling ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Lillian grows increasingly lonely as her husband devotes more and more time to his laboratory research. But her feelings of loneliness are nothing compared to what she feels when she discovers what kind of experimentation her husband has been doing all summer.
The Other side of the coin ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
It's hard in an affluent society to make do on an old age pension. A couple show how they manage, what they do without, and their wry but courageous philosophy of life.
The Nest egg ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
A dramatised film which shows the options and dangers awaiting the newly retired, dazzled by their investment choices. People retiring with lump sums of cash need to be warned of the pitfalls ahead.
International benchmarking of water industry costs and performance by Peter Mobbs ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Asperger's syndrome Australia Autism Autism in children Baby boom generation Child rearing Children--Hospital care Conflict management Decision making Downer family Drama Durack family Educational films Families Feature films Fraud in science Genealogy Gupta, Vishwa Jit,--1942- Hijacking of ships History Humor India Infants MacArthur family Manners and customs Myers family Nonfiction films Parent and teenager Parenting Personal narratives--Australian Political science Refuse and refuse disposal--Environmental aspects Refuse and refuse disposal--Law and legislation Science fiction films Sick children--Psychology Social history Soldiers Space colonies Submarines (Ships) Technology Teenagers Terrorists Trials (Murder) United States Values Veterans Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Vietnam War (1961-1975) Wright family Youth--Conduct of life