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Turner Original Productions

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Works: 144 works in 222 publications in 1 language and 5,304 library holdings
Genres: History  Personal narratives  Sources  Biography  Popular works  Documentary television programs  Nature television programs  Educational television programs  Juvenile works 
Classifications: D843, 940.5318
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Most widely held works by Turner Original Productions
Cold War ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A series documenting the rise and fall of the Cold War, the actions of world leaders, and the wars and arms races occurring during this time
Survivors of the Holocaust ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the events of the Holocaust as witnessed by those who survived. The program weaves together archival footage and an original music score with survivors' personal testimonies and photographs, chronicling life in pre-war Europe, the devastating impact of Nazism, the liberation of the concentration camps and life fifty years later. Contains an additional segment, hosted by Ben Kingsley, which takes the viewer behind the scenes at Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation. Included is footage of Steven Spielberg himself, discussing and describing this, his most ambitious project ever
The private life of plants by David Attenborough ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A kaleidoscope of the essence of life on Earth. Explores the world of the plant kingdom through time-lapse photography in exotic world-wide locations
Cold War ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sweeping look at nearly five decades of global history, a crystallization of a massive, three-year-long effort helmed by award-winning documentarian Jeremy Isaacs (The World at War). Isaacs's team shot more than 1,000 hours of original footage and gathered archival footage from all over the world to include historically important, and often emotionally stunning, images, many never before seen by an international audience
Living together ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows how plants form remarkable partnerships, co-habiting with and within animals, fungi, and other plants in order to survive. Reveals their symbiotic relationship with jellyfish, the Great Barrier Reef, fierce biting ants and predatory dodders
Plant politics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Struggling for survival, plants use some hair-raising strategies such as arson, to engineer catastrophes. Attenborough dangles 200 feet up in Borneo's jungle and dodges flames in Australia to show how plants exploit disaster to meet their species' needs
It's a jungle out there ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Depicts the extremes under which plants grow--from the coldest Arctic wastes to the driest deserts. Shows that plants can endure in a harsh and changing world in environments where humans often cannot exist
The birds and the bees by David Attenborough ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With extensive use of time-lapse photography, The birds and the bees examines the ingenious methods by which plants enlist the aid of birds, insects, reptiles, and mammals, in addition to the wind, for purposes of pollination/fertilization. Topics include: flower morphology, use of colour, odour, food/nectar, and sexual mimicry as lures
The coming plague ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
(Producer) Travel with a new generation of heroic doctors and scientists as they explore the African rain forest in search of a deadly virus, descend on small Pakistani village tracking an elusive plague, and investigate a U.S. hospital for a drug resistant bacterial outbreak. This insider's documentary examines the harsh reality of the clash between people and plagues where victory is literally a matter of life or death
Dolphins in danger Survival of the Yellowstone wolves ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focuses on the danger faced by our oceans' dolphins and the survival of the wolves of Yellowstone National Park
Branching out ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses how plant seeds are seasoned travelers, using animals, insects and wind in their journey for roots. Some employ aeronautical technology, like the squirting cucumber's jet propulsion and the Himalayan balsam's violent explosions, to propel their seeds
Putting down roots ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses how plants cultivate myriad survival techniques. Some plants race across the forest floor to climb a tree, tropical leaves strain to catch shafts of life-giving sunlight, and others use poisonous sap and crafty disguises as defense mechanisms
NBA at 50 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On November 1, 1946, the very first NBA game was played in Toronto, between the New York Knicks and the Toronto Huskies. Denzel Washington hosts this golden anniversary retrospective, and those who know it best--players, coaches, trainers, and sports journalists--tell the league's story. From Mikan, to Russell, to Chamberlain, to Dr. J, to Bird, to Magic, to Jordan, this video shows some of the nicest footage of NBA classic teams and plays from their first 50 years. The film ends by listing the players voted the 50 greatest by position, followed by a musical tribute by Vanessa Williams
America's greatest Olympians ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces a century of Olympic stories from the 14 American athletes in 1896 to the more than 600 Americans who competed in Barcelona in 1992
Cold War ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Episode 23: The Wall comes down. Incredibly quickly, the Soviet bloc is breaking up, virtually without bloodshed. First Poland, then Hungary, then East Germany slip away from communist control. Gorbachev makes no effort to hold them back with force. Amid scenes of jubilation, the hated Berlin Wall comes down
Cold War ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Episode 17: Good guys, bad guys. The superpowers use surrogates to wage ideological and often physical conflict. In 1967 and 1973, American backed-Israel triumphs over Soviet-backed Egypt and Syria. In Africa, the Soviets exploit nationalist, anti-colonial struggles. The U.S. supports South Africa in its battle against communism
Cold War ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comrades: Though ideological enemies, the Soviet Union and the United States are allies against Hitler during WWII. At the end of the war, Europe is divided, and the one-time allies now confront each other. Iron Curtain: The Soviet Union dominates Eastern Europe. Churchill warns of the consequences. Stalin insists that the governments of the Soviet Union's client states be pro-communist. Impoverished after the war, Great Britain opts out as a world power. The U.S. assumes the mantle of leadership. Marshall plan: The U.S. adopts the Truman doctrine, pledging to defend freedom worldwide. Sect. of State George Marshall plans to bolster economic recovery in Europe. Seeing this as a threat, Stalin forbids his satellites to participate--Container
Cold War ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Episode 6: Reds. Following Stalin's domination of Eastern Europe and the loss of China, American democracy falls victim to anti-communist hysteria, but survives it. Eisenhower is elected President. In the Soviet Union, Stalin reinforces the climate of terror on which his rule is based. When he dies in 1953, the Soviet people mourn the end of an era
Cold War ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Episode 21: Spies. Early CIA attempts to penetrate the Iron Curtain are thwarted. The U.S. reacts with increasingly sophisticated technological intelligence--the U-2 spy-plane, satellite reconnaissance and electronic eavesdropping. Yet human spies remain important. Sometimes betrayers, sometimes betrayed, many spies pay with their lives
Cold War ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Episode 11: Vietnam has been divided since the end of French colonial rule. The North is run by communists, the South by anti-communists. Ignoring warnings against involvement in a nationalist struggle, the United States commits its armed forces. American protests against the war mount as the U.S. begins to realize this is not a war it can win
 
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