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Ricketts, Paul

Overview
Works: 41 works in 58 publications in 1 language and 894 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Film adaptations  History  Drama  Personal narratives 
Roles: Commentator, Narrator
Classifications: G850 1914.S53, 910.45
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Paul Ricketts
The Endurance Shackleton's legendary Antarctic expedition( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the story of Sir Ernest Shackleton's 1914-1916 expedition to Antarctica. Shot on location in Antarctica, the film includes interviews with surviving relatives of expedition members, archived audio interviews with original members of the expedition, as well as footage and photographs from the original expedition
Peppimenarti( Visual )

5 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peppimenarti is both a cattle station and permanent town of several hundred people. It has become an inspiration to other Aboriginals of the outback. The 'Peppi' people are showing what can be achieved in adapting white ways to their own
The Heart by Jonathan Clemens( Visual )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The human heart is a remarkable pump. Averaging 72 beats a minute, it is able to pump 7,000 litres of blood every day of our lives. During this short film medical specialists explain the anatomy and physiology of the heart. The role played by the various chambers and valves of the heart, as well as the electrical system which regulates the contraction of the heart muscle, are simply described, with the aid of animation
Coronary heart disease( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes interviews with a number of leading cardiologists as well as patients, looking at coronary bypass surgery, and the rehabilitation process
Fighting for a century( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The New South Wales Fire Brigade celebrated 100 years of service in 1984. The history of the Brigade is presented (with archival film) showing how the role of the service has changed, and the advances in fire fighting technology
Cardiac pacemakers Heart valve surgery( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 1 discusses the construction and function of the artificial pacemaker, and how it is attached to the body ; Part 2 discusses surgical procedures adopted in heart valve conditions
No time to lose principles and practice of heart/lung resuscitation( Visual )

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

Stresses the importance of applying resuscitation immediately at the scene of accident. Describes the ABC of resuscitation : airway, breathing, circulation
Reaching for the rainbow( Visual )

2 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Southern Highlands Province of Papua New Guinea, a twenty man specialist Australian army engineers' unit helped the Papua New Guinea government with development of one of its last frontiers. Road building and major works projects managed by the Army provided access to a culture which, until recently, had been isolated
Days of steam( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phil and Cecily Belbin began filming the railways of New South Wales in 1949. In 1960, Phil and his two sons, Bruce and Graeme, set out to capture as much as possible of the final decade of steam. Armed with cameras and tape recorder, they covered many spectacular locations from Tumulla Bank and Hawkmount to the Camden line. This video is a compilation of some of the Belbins' important archival footage (1949-1970), and is a unique documentary of an age that has gone forever
Pond zero( Visual )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A microscope view of life in a salt water pond. Also demonstrates the way men harness the sun to make salt from sea water on the remote north-west coast of Australia. Cinematographer Dietmar Fill uses his award winning microscopic techniques to follow the dramatic effect of increasing salinity on the trapped animal and plant life
The Living goddess( Visual )

2 editions published between 1976 and 1979 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the practice among the Newar people of Nepal of deifying selected female children as living representatives of ancient Hindu goddesses
Managing HIV( Visual )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Records the experiences and views of Australian doctors involved in HIV medicine in urban and rural settings. It also provides an overview of the progression and medical management of HIV infection
A fighting chance( Visual )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max Inglis, a Norfolk Island resident, owes his life to a recent RAAF aeromedical evacuation operation, but he is only one of thousands of Australians whose lives have been saved by this unique service. For more than 40 years RAAF aeromedical evacuation has helped preserve Australian lives in both war and peace. The service exists primarily to benefit the Defence Force but it has helped and will continue to help all Australians who need it
The eye structure, function, and control of movement( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how the eyes must initiate and also compensate for a complex variety of motions in order to provide a smooth and stable image of what is being seen. Reviews the structure and function of the eye and examines the extraocular muscles and the mechanisms that control them. Looks at the vestibulo-ocular, optokinetic, otolithic, and cervico-ocular eye-stabilizing reflexes in detail, as well as the saccadic and smooth pursuit voluntary control systems. Explores the relationship between the cerebellum and eye movement control
The land of the long white shroud by Peter Harcourt( Recording )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flying Scotsman a journey to the red heart of Australia( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Sunday the 6th August 1989, the legendary Flying Scotsman left Melbourne for a 4 week, 4,000 mile trip through much of Australia. This is the story of that trip. Experience the record-breaking run between the outback towns of Parkes and Broken Hill, the longest uninterrupted run by a steam locomotive anywhere in the world
Eye movements and their disorders( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at how the brain controls eye movements. Using computer-based animation interspersed with live action showing eye movements in health and disease
Five Aboriginal dances from Cape York( Visual )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ritual dances portraying legends of Cape York Aborigines, performed at Aurukun Mission Station
You don't have to be mad( Visual )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses what sort of people a psychologist can help, and how they can help them, especially in the employment field. Uses light-hearted as well as serious examples
Disasters national preparedness( Visual )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The operations and efficiency of the Natural Disasters Organisation in Canberra is examined through an exercise in which a fictitious cyclone and an earthquake threaten areas of Western Australia
 
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The Endurance Shackleton's legendary Antarctic expedition
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