TLC Video (Firm)
Most widely held works by TLC Video (Firm)
Rome power & glory ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 518 libraries worldwide
Presents the complete history of Rome, from its primitive beginnings to the height of its glory and its eventual decline. Combines location footage of ancient monuments, detailed re-enactments, period art and writing, and insights from scholars and public figures.
Free at last civil rights heroes ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
"The civil rights movement in the United States is usually thought of in terms of its leadership, but often the catalysts for progress were people who fought from within a larger group or performed individual acts of heroism. Some were victims who just happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. These are some of those stories"--Container.
The human animal a natural history of the human species. The language of the body ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
Although humans can make more than 3,000 hand gestures, even the simpest have numerous variations and interpretations. This program, filmed on five continents, examines not only hand gestures, but facial expressions, head shakes and body distance as well--and the misunderstandings that can occur when body language is transported across cultural lines. Supression of body language is also discussed, along with "nonverbal leakage," in which the body's language can belie a speaker's words.
Trading Spaces viewer's choice ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
"These four episodes capture all the hard work, hilarity, suspense and drama that have made Trading Spaces such a success. And if you're lucky, you just might pick up a few tips along the way"--Container.
The human animal a natural history of the human species ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
In this series, Desmond Morris examines human behavior and the human condition. Issues such as body language, human evolution, modern culture, love and sex, human genetics and human creativity are discussed.
Understanding. The universe ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Join astronomers and astrophysicists as they probe light years beyond the Milky Way. Video employs graphic models and computer animation to illustrate some of the most complex theories of all time.
Mummies frozen in time ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
A fascinating glimpse into how humans have been preserved throughout history.
The prince ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
A study of Niccolò Machiavelli's book, The prince. This video compares the crumbling of medieval order of Machiavelli's time with modern politics and includes interviews with Henry Kissinger, Senator Gary Hart, Roger Masters, Riccardo Bruscagli and others. Includes reenactments from Machiavelli's life, period artwork, and location footage.
The sun and other stars ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
The sun is just one of billions of stars in the universe, providing us with heat, light and both nurturing and dangerous rays. Learn how stars form, the stages of their life cycles and how they die, turning from protostars to supernovae, neutron stars and black holes.
Understanding. Oceans ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Explore the characteristics of the ocean's personality, from the volatile cross-currents to health issues, from endangered sea creatures to the reality of light on the ocean floor.
War and civilization ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Eight-part series on the history of war and warfare.
Best kept secrets of law enforcement ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Investigates the activities of law enforcment officers. Shows the Los Angeles police trying to apprehend a known murderer before he strikes again and an elite firearms analysis unit that catches a killer. Discusses police pursuit techniques and equipment used by law enforcement officers.
The autobiography of Malcolm X ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
The Autobiography of Malcolm X is an American classic not only for its compelling story, but also for its uncompromising expression of the pain, anger, and violence of black life in a white America. Featuring powerful dramatizations, this program scrutinizes both the book and the life of Malcolm X himself. Michael Eric Dyson, Attallah Shabazz (Malcolm's daughter), Rodnell Collins (Malcolm's nephew), Marita Golden and others provide insights into the making of one of the most charismatic leaders of the 20th century.
Galileo's "Dialogue ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
A study of Galileo's Dialogue in which he asserted that the Earth was not the center of the universe. Galileo was jailed for heresy for contradicting the traditional teachings of the medieval Church. The video traces the background of the Dialogue, from the Copernican view that the sun is the center of the universe, to the trial of Galileo before the Holy Office. The profound conflicts between science and theology unfold in dramatic re-enactments.
The planets ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
The solar system, with its nine planets orbiting around the Sun, was born about 5 billion years ago. Now a new era is dawning, one of human exploration of the planets and answering questions about them. "Discover what scientists hope to reveal from planned scientific missions to Mars, Saturn and Jupiter"--Container.
A child's world ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
The set explores the mental development of children. Vol. 1 studies how they develop an adult's ability to discern the feelings of others and lie for both good and bad reasons. Vol. 2 focuses on developing mental independence that examines the abstract thought of toddlers, the memory capacity of preschoolers, and the force of childhood tantrums. Vol. 3 looks at children in relation to the existential questions of birth and death.
The big bang ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Scientists believe than an immense explosion about 12 million years ago gave rise to the universe. "Learn how images from the Hubble Space Telescope have contributed to our knowledge of those first moments of the cosmos ..."--Container.
Great castles of Europe. Fortress to fairy tale ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Shows the history of castles from 1066 when they served as fortresses to more modern days, when castles were lavish palaces.
Pirates ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
A look at pirates and their lifestyle. Begins with Sir Francis Drake and other privateers and their forays against Spanish ships, and ends with outcasts hung as criminals. Discusses the careers of the most famous pirates, and talks about their weapons, ships, equipment, and vagabond life.
Pearl Harbor seven views of defiance ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
The attack on Pearl Harbor in historical footage and interviews with survivors.
Aesthetics African Americans Armies Big bang theory Body language Chaney, James Earl,--1943-1964 Child development Civilization Civil rights movements Civil rights workers Cosmography Cosmology Documentary films Documentary television programs Documentary television programs Dwellings--Remodeling Early works Evers, Medgar Wiley,--1925-1963 Facial expression Films for the hearing impaired Gesture Goodman, Andrew,--1943-1964 History Human behavior Human evolution Impression formation (Psychology) Interior decoration Italy--Rome Life on other planets Liuzzo, Viola,--1925-1965 Military art and science Military history Military history Nonverbal communication Outer space Planets Psychology, Comparative Reeb, James,--1927-1965 Rome Schwerner, Michael Henry,--1939-1964 Science television programs Sex Social perception Solar system Sun Till, Emmett,--1941-1955 United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War War and civilization