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Overview
Works: 100 works in 155 publications in 2 languages and 10,989 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Nature television programs  Television adaptations  Drama  History  Documentary films  Wildlife television programs  Nonfiction films  Biography 
Roles: Production personnel, prn
Classifications: PR2823.A23, 745.4
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Most widely held works by WNET.ORG
Macbeth by Rupert Goold( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of the stage production which relocates the action to a nameless 20th-century underground facility, offering a parable of the quest for power in the modern world
Paris : the luminous years : toward the making of the modern( Visual )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From 1905 to 1930, Paris was the magnetic center for radical innovation and experiment, the Mecca for creative talents. On-camera, dramatic and historic moments are recalled by participants in these legendary events e.g. Marc Chagall, Igor Stravinsky, Jean Cocteau, Aaron Copland, and many more. Traces who came to Paris and why, whom they met, what they made there, and how being in Paris transformed them and their work
Eames : the Architect and the Painter by Jason Cohn( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames is widely regarded as America's most important designers. Perhaps best remembered for their mid-century plywood and fiberglass furniture, the Eames Office also created a mind-bending variety of other products ... But their personal lives and influence on significant events in American life ... has been less widely understood. Narrated by James Franco, this is the first film dedicated to these creative geniuses and their work"--Container
My life as a turkey by Joe Hutto( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The moving story of a man who raises and bonds with a group of wild turkey hatchlings in Florida's flatwoods
China's terracotta warriors( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of China's 8,000 terracotta warriors begins two centuries before the birth of Christ. The First Emperor of China was preparing an extravagant tomb for his journey into the afterlife, and decreed that he be protected forever by a monumental army. Since then no one has seen these ancient warriors in their original splendor, brightly painted and fully armed, ready to protect their Emperor for all eternity. Now this once mighty army will be returned to its former glory for the first time
The Himalayas by Yoshikazu Shirakawa( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Himalayas are defined by superlatives. They defy both description and comprehension while at the same time teaching us about the awesome power and grandeur of nature. Born during the ice ages, they form the highest mountain range in the world, and reach across Asia for two thousand miles. The mountains themselves are considered sacred. ... These are mountains that will take your breath away!"--Container
Cuba : the accidental Eden( Visual )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cuba's unspoiled tropical terrain, closed for decades by a U.S. trade embargo, escaped the commercialization of its Caribbean island neighbors. A title wave of hotels, asphalt, and pollution may be just ahead, if tourism experts are right. Look inside the long-closed paradise to see what the future holds for Cuba's unusual species of amphibians, reptiles, and fresh water fish
Echo : an elephant to remember( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Echo, the elephant matriarch, was the subject of many films and the leader of a carefully studied herd of elephants in Africa. In 2009 she died of natural causes. A look back at this remarkable animal through extraordinary footage and interviews with scientist Cynthia Moss, cameraman Martyn Colbeck, and the researchers that cared for and studied this amazing herd over the course of more than 30 years
Visions of France( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Showcases the Romanesque cities, towns, ports, resorts, vineyards and chateaus of Provence from an aerial perspective. Fly over olive groves and lavender fields as you wind along the Rhone and Durance rivers to the blue waters of the Mediterranean
Why we love cats and dogs( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Americans own 73 million dogs and 90 million cats, considering them best friends, family members, and even children. Relationships with cats and dogs are some of the longest and most intimate of our lives. Why are we attached? Animal behavior experts, evolutionary biologists, veterinarians, and pet owners get personal in a series of interviews and stories that are insightful, funny, heartwarming, and life-changing
Olmsted and America's urban parks( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the visionary urban planner and landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted's impact on the development of America's first great city parks. Told in large part through Olmsted's own words, this film weaves together his poignant personal story and pioneering vision with contemporary footage of the lasting masterpieces he left behind
Wolverine : chasing the phantom( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes viewers into the secretive world of the largest and least known member of the weasel family, to reveal who this dynamic little "devil" truly is. Hard-wired to endure an environment of scarcity, the wolverine is one of the most efficient and resourceful carnivores on Earth
In the footsteps of Marco Polo( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the journey of Belliveau and O'Donnell, two ordinary guys, as they set out to follow Polo's historic route. The film weaves footage from the duo's often perilous voyage with Marco Polo's descriptions and experiences. Detailed are their highs and lows as they retrace Polo's path, trying to see what he saw and feel what he must have felt
Secrets of the dead( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Meermin set sail from Madagascar en route to South Africa in 1766 with a Dutch crew and human cargo, slaves bound for hard labor building the Dutch colony, Cape Town. The slaves, led by a man named Massavana, mutinied and managed to overpower the Dutch crew. The ship ended up wrecked on a beach 200 miles east of Cape Town. This program tracks the efforts of archaeologists, historians, and slave descendents to discover the full story of this historical event and includes reenactments to help tell the story
Revealing the leopard( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leopards are the ultimate cat. They are the most feline, the most intelligent, the most dangerous, and, until recently, one of the least understood. They hunt from South Africa to Siberia, from Arabia to Sri Lanka, and are the most widespread predator of their size on land. This film will accumulate the evidence and put together a psychological profile of this extraordinarily cunning cat
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in French and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmen, a beautiful and sultry gypsy, woos the corporal Don José. Their relationship leads to his rejection of his former love, mutiny against his superior, and joining a gang of smugglers. His jealousy when she turns from him to the bullfighter Escamillo leads to murder
Franny's feet. Los pies mágicos de Franny( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Franny meets Riley, a young boy who wants to play soccer but has problems kicking the ball. Although Franny tries to help, whenever Riley kicks the ball, it goes wild. But when a huge container of soccer balls spills and they start rolling toward the street, Riley is able to stop them. He discovers that he would make a great goalie
Lost in the Amazon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What happened to famed adventurer Colonel Percy Fawcett who went looking for the Lost City of 'Z, ' in the Amazon in 1925 and disappeared in the jungles of Brazil forever? New archaeological digs, the science behind the discovery of 'newly found' jungle cities and clues collected over the years reveal the fate of Fawcett. Experts are rethinking the image of a pristine uninhabited Amazon rainforest that before Columbus may have had large populations living in sophisticated towns and cities
Lost ships of Rome by Liev Schreiber( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2009, a team of marine archaeologists carrying out a sonar survey of the seabed around the remote Italian island of Ventotene made an astonishing discovery. The wrecks of five ancient Roman ships were found in pristine condition, each one fully laden with exotic goods. Remarkably, much of the cargo remained exactly as the ancient Roman crews had loaded it, suggesting that these ships had not capsized but had gone to the bottom of the sea intact and upright
Broken tail : a tiger's last journey( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Broken Tail was a charismatic tiger cub in Ranthambore, one of India's best-protected tiger reserves. He suddenly and without warning abandoned his sanctuary and went on the run moving through farmland and scrub until he was killed by a train nearly 200 miles from its home. This film retraces the tiger's path, pieces together the cub's last days, and through his story reveals the fate of the few surviving tigers in India
 
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