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WGBH Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,879 works in 3,523 publications in 1 language and 203,815 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary television programs  Television adaptations  History  Television mini-series  Film adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Made-for-TV movies  Television programs  Romance television programs 
Roles: prn, fds, Distributor, Producer, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4572
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Most widely held works by WGBH Video (Firm)
Yoga for the rest of us by Peggy Cappy( Visual )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the right exercises and yoga poses to protect your back and improve your posture. Includes a bonus segment for restoring poses using the help of gravity
The elegant universe( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This DVD features the physicist Brian Greene, who discusses the historical quest for a grand unified theory in physics which will reconcile quantum physics and general relativity. He then considers the possibility that superstring theory may bring an end to that search
Wuthering Heights by Coky Giedroyc( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the stark beauty of the English moor, the mysterious gypsy boy Heathcliff, who has been adopted by the Earnshaw family, discovers his soul mate in his stepsister Cathy. As a man unable to have the love of his life, he seeks vengeance against anyone who comes between them
Dying to be thin by Larkin McPhee( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 1,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the eating disorders Anorexia and Bulimia, including effects, treatments and diagnosis
Vietnam : a television history by Judy Crichton( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 1,463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a multi-part series on the Vietnam conflict, covering the history of Indochina, the French wars, and United States involvement, using actual film footage from news and government archives
Einstein's big idea( Visual )

9 editions published in 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes how Einstein arrived at his 1905 discovery that the realms of matter and energy are linked. Reveals the roots of this breakthrough in the human stories of scientists Michael Faraday, Antoine Lavoisier and Lise Maitner, whose innovative thinking across four centures helped lead to E=mc2, and ultimately unleashed the power of the atom
Jane Eyre by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Friendless, orphaned Jane Eyre takes a job as governess to a lively French girl. In time, she finds herself in love with the child's guardian. When she saves him from a fire, she finds that there are many secrets to learn ... secrets that could destroy her happiness
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Jane Austen's gentle parody of gothic fiction, romance novel addict Catherine Morland is invited to a medieval country house that appeals to her most lurid fantasies. She forms a close friendship with the younger son on the estate, Henry Tilney, but their budding romance is mysteriously cut short"--Container
The scarlet letter by Roland Joffé( Visual )

5 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in English and held by 1,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel brings to life the attitudes and passions of 17th century New England. Condemned by her Puritan fellows for having a child out of wedlock, Hester Prynne is forced to wear a scarlet letter
Walking the Bible : with Bruce Feiler by Bruce S Feiler( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows author Bruce Feiler as he journeys by foot, jeep, rowboat, and camel through some of the greatest stories ever told, the five books of Moses. Begins in the holy city of Jerusalem and travels to a possible site of the garden of Eden on the banks of the Tigris and Euphrates in Turkey. Climbs Mt. Ararat in search of Noah's ark and explores the sulfurous land by the Dead Sea, with its salt pillars called "Lot's wife." Visits the ancient ruins of Egyptian cities where the Israelites were said to toil under an oppressive pharaoh and examines the harsh environment of the Sinai, where the Israelites wandered for forty years. Intersperses dramatic scripture readings to bring viewers closer to the biblical settings
Saved by the sun( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"NOVA presents a provocative mix of scientists, economists, and ordinary citizens who are all pushing the envelope of solar power's untapped potential"--Container
Evolution by Ivan Reitman( Visual )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 1,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Evolution" offers a groundbreaking and definitive view of the extraordinary impact the evolutionary process has had on our understanding of the world around us. Beginning with Darwin's revolutionary theory, this seven-part series explores all facets of evolution--the changes that spawned the tree of life, the power of sex, how evolution continues to affect us every day, and the perceived conflict between science and religion
The miracle of life by Lennart Nilsson( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the development of an actual human fetus from conception to birth through the photography of Lennart Nilsson
Cracking the code of life( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary examines the complex race to decode the human genome. Examines the work of, and contains interviews with: Francis Collins, director of the National Center for Human Genome Research; J. Craig Venter, head of its rival, the private Celera Genomics; and the Whitehead Institute's Eric Lander, one of the leaders of the Human Genome Project
Mansfield Park by Iain B Macdonald( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In one of Jane Austen's most complex plots, Fanny Price goes to live with prosperous relatives at Mansfield Park. Fanny navigates a labyrinth of intriques and affairs among the occupants of the house, while her cousin Edmund Bertram remains her stalwart confidant.--Container
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lear, King of Britain, has three daughters: Goneril, Regan and Cordelia. Intending to divide his kingdom among his daughters according to their affection for him, he asks them to say which loves him most. Goneril and Regan profess their extreme affection, and each receives one-third of the kingdom. Cordelia, disgusted with their hollow flattery, says she loves him according to her duty, no more or less. Infuriated with this reply, Lear divides her portion between Goneril and Regan. Eventually, the two daughters reveal their true heartlessness and a tragic chain of events are set into motion"--Container
The Storm that drowned a city( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring eyewitness testimony, NOVA takes an in-depth look at what made Hurricane Katrina so deadly and analyzes how, despite technically sophisticated flood and storm defenses, this event has resulted in unprecedented destruction for the Gulf Coast
Galileo's battle for the heavens( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of Galileo Galilei's life, including his scientific achievements and his defense of his controversial theory that the earth revolves around the sun. Also includes how letters from his illegitimate daughter, Maria Celeste, a cloistered nun, have shed new light on Galileo's discoveries and his trial for heresy
Africans in America : America's journey through slavery by Steve Fayer( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A four part series portraying the struggles of the African people in America. This series exposes the truth through surprising revelations, dramatic recreations, rare archival photography, riveting first-person accounts and defines the reality of slavery's past through insightful commentary
The railway children by E Nesbit( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother and her three Edwardian children move to a country house in Yorkshire after the mysterious disappearance of their father. The children become fascinated by a nearby train and their kindness helps them befriend an older gentleman who may be able to solve the mystery of their missing father
 
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Einstein's big idea
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Vietnam : a television historyEinstein's big ideaThe scarlet letterWalking the Bible : with Bruce FeilerEvolutionKing LearGalileo's battle for the heavensAfricans in America : America's journey through slaveryThe railway children
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