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Schlessinger Media

Overview
Works: 1,448 works in 3,438 publications in 2 languages and 187,798 library holdings
Genres: Children's films  Juvenile works  Educational films  Biography  History  Documentary television programs  Animated films  Drama  Nonfiction television programs  Internet videos 
Roles: Distributor, fds, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, B
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Most widely held works by Schlessinger Media
Arctic & Antarctic by Eyewitness( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the general ecology and animal life of the two polar regions and to their place in human history
Fractions by Wanda Sykes( Visual )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Dr. Strangeglove threatens to aim a Number Ray at Earth, secret agent Matt Mattics must solve problems with fractions in order to thwart him
Benjamin Franklin by Jean Antoine Houdon( Visual )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animated biography of Benjamin Franklin focusing on his roles as scientist and inventor and on his experiments with electricity
Ancient Egypt by Egypt( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join archaeologist Arizona Smith and a young detective-in-training as they unlock the clues of ancient Egypt, including a visit to the pyramids
Ancient Greece by Victoria( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join archaeologist Arizona Smith and a young detective-in-training as they unlock the clues of ancient Greece, including a trip to Acropolis
Ancient Rome by Ann Carroll( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join archaeologist Arizona Smith and a young detective-in-training as they unlock the clues of ancient Rome, including a visit to Pompeii
Dinosaur by D. B Sweeney( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Students will gain an understanding of the Jurassic and Mesozoic era through study of paleontology, dinosaur entomology, theories of extinction and dinosaur physiology
Rainforest (Jungle) by Helen Cowcher( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Showcases the rare beauty and rich variety of plant and animal life found in a Costa Rican rain forest. Also examines the impact of man's exploitation of the rain forest on this fragile ecosystem
Harriet Tubman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Less than 200 years ago, thousands of African-American men, women and children were enslaved right here in the United States of America. One brave woman not only dared to escape, but even risked her own life time and time again in order to free hundreds of others. In Harriet Tubman, kids will get an up-close look at the life of this famed conductor on the Underground Railroad while learning about the daily life of enslaved people and the dangers faced by those who fought to free them"--Container
Martin Luther King, Jr. : the man and the dream by Coleen Degnan-Veness( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Not that long ago, African Americans were denied basic rights and opportunities in the United States, but one man's work and dedication helped change the future for our country - not just for African Americans, but for all Americans. In Martin Luther King, Jr., kids will take an in-depth look at the life of this civil rights leader and learn about his commitment to nonviolence in the pursuit of social change. From his days as a minister in Alabama to his role in the battle for equal rights, discover how Americans responded to the actions and words of the most influential leader of the Civil Rights Movement"--Container
Ancient China( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join archaeologist Arizona Smith and a young detective-in-training as they unlock the mysteries of ancient China, including a visit to the Great Wall
Natural disasters by Dorling Kindersley Vision( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the forces that shape our planet and affect our lives, from hurricanes to volcanoes. Captured on camera in the midst of turmoil, rare footage reveals the earth at its most violent, from the fury of a twister to the progress of an avalanche. Followed by a short programme which looks behind the scenes at the making of Natural disaster. Suggested audience: primary, intermediate, secondary, general
Prehistoric life by Edward P Ortleb( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program explores Earth's age, uncovers fossils and traces evolution through the geological time periods. It also examines continental drift, studies cockroaches, early communication, and the role of mass extinctions throughout history
Human machine (Bodyzone) by Coronet Instructional Media (Firm)( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of an 8-part series of adventures in a virtual science museum. This segment investigates the most complex machine of all-- the human body. Discusses what it requires for survival and describes its intricate systems. Shows how a network of signals enables us to breathe, see, hear and digest food. Examines circulation. Looks at the function of organs and cells. Shows how the brain organizes its information
Monster by Patty Jenkins( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores one of the creepier sides of nature, introducing deadly spiders, scorpions, crocodiles, and other creatures, as well as the mythological monsters they may have inspired
The Wright brothers( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animated biography of the Wright brothers', showing the development of the airplane and explaining some basic concepts of aerodynamics
George Washington : the man who wouldn't be king by Rembrandt Peale( Visual )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animated biography of George Washington, telling of the challenges he faced during the Revolution
Christopher Columbus by Richard Rich( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animated biography of Christopher Columbus, who discovered America while sailing west to find China
Ancient Maya by Ralph C Michelsen( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join archaeologist Arizona Smith and a young detective-in-training as they explore the Mayan civilization of Central America and Mexico
Buddhism by Malcolm David Eckel( Visual )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using archival and current footage and images, interviews and re-enactments, discusses the history of Buddhism, from its origins in central Asia, with Gautama Buddha, in the 6th century B.C.E. to its influence on various Asian cultures. Focuses on the two chief forms of practice--Theravada (or Hinayana), found especially in Sri Lanka, Burma, and Thailand; and, Mahayana, found in Japan, China, Korea, and Indochina--and on Zen, a more recent form found throughout the world. Although there is some debate about Buddhism being a religion versus a philosophy, describes its religious qualities
 
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Arctic & Antarctic
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controlled identitySchlessinger Video Productions

Library Video Company Schlessinger Media

Languages
English (125)

Spanish (5)

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