Most widely held works by ITEL (Firm)
An unsuitable job for a woman. Series 1 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
Cordelia Gray is a young, aspiring private detective learning the ropes from her mentor, disgraced ex-policeman Bernie Pryde. But when Pryde's sudden suicide leaves Cordelia the sole proprietor of his ramshackle agency, she is forced to continue her education on the job with only Mrs. Sparshott, the agency's longtime secretary and Cordelia's new assistant on her team. Sacrifice: A prominent scientist hires Cordelia to investigate why his son suddenly gave up a life of privilege for one of passion, only to kill himself weeks later. A last embrace: A jilted wife needs a female detective to lure her philandering husband and reveal his misdeeds, but Cordelia finds herself trapped when she begins to fall in love. Living on risk: Cordelia accepts what she thinks is a routine surveillance job, only to discover she may have been hired to help commit a crime, not to prevent one. Playing God: Superintendent Fergussen hires Cordelia to investigate his daughter's boyfriend, but is the evidence Cordelia turns over really all that the Superintendent was after?
Lektionen in Finsternis Lessons of darkness ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in German and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Lektionen in Finsternis: a documentary of 1992 post-Gulf War Kuwait, focusing on the oil well fires ignited by retreating Iraqi soldiers. Fata Morgana: Herzog brings his cameras to the Sahara desert in order to film mirages. He combines the apocalyptic, often hallucinatory images of the desert with passages from the Mayan creation myth, the Popol Vuh, set to songs of Leonard Cohen.
Werner Herzog ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in German and held by 76 libraries worldwide
The enigma of Kaspar Hauser: Based on a real historical event, this is the story of Kaspar Hauser, a young man who appeared in a small German town in 1820 after having lived in total isolation from humans since birth. He is taught to speak, read, and write by townspeople, but is then mysteriously murdered.
King Richard III ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's play about Richard of Gloucester, a self-proclaimed villain who usurps the crown. Through family machinations, political marriages, and military coups, this play portrays the tumultuous reign of King Edward IV and the ascension of Richard to the throne. The Yorkists have emerged victorious from the civil wars and Edward IV wears the English crown. But Edward's misshapen brother Richard harbors kingly ambitions and will stop at nothing to achieve the throne. In a final battle on Bosworth Field, Richard meets the ghosts of all whom he has murdered and the Earl of Richmond, the future King Henry VII.
Virtual friends ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Investigates the new interactive society model in which physical neighborhoods connected by proximity have been displaced by virtual neighborhoods linked by technology.
Keeping up appearances ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Whether following stated procedures or complying with implicit rules of conduct, modern humans willingly modify their behavior dozens of times each day. This program investigates the conformity necessary for mass interactions and the flexibility required to learn and use the behaviors of conformity.
King Henry VI House of Lancaster ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's historical play which recreates Henry VI's early and middle years as King. Centers on the French wars and the activities of Joan of Arc and details the culmination of the civil war between the Houses of Lancaster and York.
Freefall extreme ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Explores the tug-of-war between gravity and people's age-old passions to manipulate it. This is your chance to experience life on the edge as you are part of the adrenaline rush.
An inside look broken bones ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
After 11-year-old Lisa accidentally crashes her bike and breaks an arm, we travel inside her bones and see how these tough honeycombed structures of calcium, phosphate, and flexible collagen withstand pressure and heal themselves when necessaary.
A child's world ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 44 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.
King Henry VI House of York ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Continues Shakespeare's story of Henry VI and reveals how Queen Margaret hates the Yorks and becomes the inspiration of the Lancastrians. Concludes with the Yorks winning the battle of St. Albans, and thus forcing Henry from the throne.
King Richard II ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's historical play about the dynastic struggle between Richard II and the usurper, Henry Bolingboke (later Henry IV).
Broken bones and how they mend ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
3-D animation and images of the skeleton in action follow the healing process of a broken bone in an 11-year-old girl.
Body story. Allergies ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Examines how our immune systems turn against us in allergic responses by producing the wrong antibodies. Asks why some people develop allergies and others don't. Shows the effects of an extreme histaminic response to a wasp sting that leads to anaphylactic shock, in which the body swells up, the airways shut down, the heart falters, and, untreated, leads to death.
Cholesterol time bomb ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
This program follows each stage of a man's heart attack, from the rupture of a coronary plaque, to dissolving the resulting clot, to ventricular defibrillation, to recovery. Computer animations, including blood flowing through plaque-riddled coronary arteries and oxygen-starved heart cells bursting, reveal the deadly effects of a lifetime of cholesterol buildup.
Body story. The flu ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Tracks the movements of Holly Jones, a 25-year-old motorcycle courier, as a sneeze-borne flu virus attacks her throat, starting an all-out war that involves her entire body before her immune system can claim victory. Uses 3-D computer animations featuring the transformation of a throat cell into a virus cloning factory, dendritic cells seeking lymphocytes, and T- and B-cells in action, combined with endoscopic and microscopic imaging, to depict the invasion and subsequent destruction of the flu virus.
King Henry IV. Part I ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
After the murder of Richard II, Henry assumes the throne, and is immediately confronted with rebellion by Owen Glendower, Douglas of Scotland, Northumberland and his son Hotspur.
King Henry V ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Young King Henry of England asserts a hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathering an army and embarking on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs and forever change the face of Europe. Follows King Henry V as he unites his people, deals justly with traitors, leads his soldiers to victory, and ensures peace by marrying a French princess.
The Future eaters ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
A three-part series on the ecological history of the Australasian lands and people. Part 1 takes us back to the first great wave of future eaters, the Aborigines. Part 2 shows that despite finding a pacific paradise in New Zealand, the Maori people were eventually reduced to fighting wars of resources. Part 3 shows how in 2000 years, Europeans have ruined the environment almost beyond repair.
Wonders of the African world. [Disc 1 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
This documentary presents Henry Louis Gates, Jr. on a journey from Zanzibar to Timbuktu, the Nile River Valley to Great Zimbabwe, the slave coast of Guinea to the medieval monasteries of Ethiopia in search of the lost wonders of the African world.
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