WorldCat Identities

ABC Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 242 works in 310 publications in 1 language and 5,890 library holdings
Genres: Children's films  Juvenile works  Music  Drama  Nonfiction television programs  Animated television programs  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Children's television programs  History  Film adaptations 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by ABC Video (Firm)
School house rock!( Visual )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Translates important events in American history and important features of the American political and social system into original rock songs illustrated by cartoons
Grammar rock( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaches the different parts of speech through songs and music
School house rock! by Inc Scholastic Rock( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of three-minute informational programs for children set to lively music and rhyming lyrics. Each segment focuses on an individual number represented by its unique character
Science rock( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaches children about human anatomy and physiology, electricity, energy sources, the solar system, and gravity through songs and music
The century : America's time by Peter Jennings( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It has been a century like no other. "The century: America's time" recounts the defining moments, people and trends that have shaped our times. From the Wright brothers' historic flight at Kitty Hawk to man's first steps on the moon; from the battlegrounds of World War I to the high-tech combat of the Gulf War; from the death of Queen Victoria at the start of the century to the tragic death of Princess Diana at its end. Includes rare footage from archives around the world and hundreds of eyewitness interviews
Money rock( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about savings and loans; what is an allowance?; how our salaries/allowances are spent; discover what the government does with our money; investments, stocks and bonds; learn about barter and trade; learn about our national debt; how to write a check and where it goes
Let's play soccer( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Harkes and Mia Hamm instruct the basics for improving one's soccer techniques. Skills covered are offense and defense, funnelling, pressure tactics, ball handling and practice drills
Spellbound by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychologist falls for a suspect in a murder, which she tries to solve by unlocking the clues hidden in his mind
Jirimpimbira : an African folktale( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brave boy named Temba ventures to find food and water for his drought-striken village. But when he is given a set of magical bones, he uses them to gain riches for himself instead of sharing with his friends
Earthquakes : the terrifying truth( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows where the world's fault lines are, footage of previous earthquakes, and predictions for the future
Vietnam : the soldiers' story( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vietnam: the soldiers story returns to those battlefields for the intensely personal stories of the wars pivotal battles-recounted by the people who were there
Red express : the Trans-Siberian Railroad( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Come aboard Russia's Trans-Siberian Express for the longest train ride in the world, across 6000 miles and 7 time zones, and a fascinating look inside a nation just beginning to open up to the outside world
The century : America's time( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boom to bust : In the aftermath of World War I, many modern-minded Americans, particularly women, were eager to do away with outdated traditions and claim new rights and freedoms. This program investigates the culture of the roaring twenties--women's suffrage, prohibition, the exploration of the Antarctic, the Scopes trial, the establishment of the Ku Klux Klan, the new music called "Jazz", technological innovations and finally the stock market crash and the subsequent economic depression
The Century : America's time( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This explosive volume deals with the highly charged ideals of the younger generation, which stood in stark contrast with those of the Estab lishment. Racial, ethical and political views divide the nation, while the unpopular, protracted war in Vietnam causes many Americans to question their country's direction
The Century : America's time( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witnesses the demise of what President Reagan called "the evil empire" and the end of the Cold War. The Berlin Wall falls, while Wall Street's greed rises. Still, America remains a land of dreamers, creators an d optimists. With the hope of learning from the past, and the promise of the future, we can only imagine what the next century may hold
The little crooked Christmas tree by Michael Cutting( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A warm and charming story about a special little tree that grew crooked from bending its branches around to protect a mother dove and her beloved babies. The tree's misshapen trunk saved it from being chopped down at Christmastime, but all of its neighbors were cut down and taken to homes leaving the tree alone. The tree farmer devises a plan which will allow it to bring joy and beauty to all, year after year
The Century : America's time( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stormy weather : America--a nation that claimed ever-increasing wealth as its birthright--was rudely awakened by the Great Depression, which caused 25% unemployment, the closing of 9,000 banks, and the loss of $2.5 billion in deposits. This program captures a people's struggle as they faced the collapse of prosperity and diminished hopes of being able to experience the American Dream
The Century : America's time( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starting over : The women's and civil rights movements, begun decades earlier and as controversial as ever, continued to evolve during the nation's Bicentennial period. This program focuses on the changing momentum of these movements while also looking at the developing environmental movement spurred by the Love Canal disaster, the developing political power of Christians and gays, the controversies that arose over affirmative action and busing, the Iran Hostage Crisis and the development of OPEC
The century : America's time( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Civilians at war: World War II was the first war in history that killed more civilians than soldiers, as leaders on both sides accepted noncombatant casualties as inevitable--and to some, even desirable. This program studies the courage and strength necessary to face and survive starvation, bombing, torpedoing, massacre, and extermination in camps specifically designed for that purpose
Young pioneers' Christmas( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This delightful program opens with Molly Beaton, a pioneer wife, reminiscing to herself about the prior day's events--Christmas Day, 1874. Feeling both secure and thankful in her sod house, Molly begins a flashback narrative which starts in June of that year. She and her husband David buried their only child who was consumed by "the fever." Now they must struggle through their hardships of the death of their child, and being one of the few settlers in the area. Through the support of their very distant neighbors, Molly and David get on with their lives. In turn, they help their neighbors through their own struggles and share a Christmas dinner complete with homemade decorations and very special presents
 
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English (36)