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Mediacast Pty. Ltd

Overview
Works: 33 works in 40 publications in 1 language and 151 library holdings
Genres: Humor  Personal narratives 
Classifications: PN1993.5.A8, 791.430994
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Most widely held works by Mediacast Pty. Ltd
The Heart by Jonathan Clemens( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The human heart is a remarkable pump. Averaging 72 beats a minute, it is able to pump 7,000 litres of blood every day of our lives. During this short film medical specialists explain the anatomy and physiology of the heart. The role played by the various chambers and valves of the heart, as well as the electrical system which regulates the contraction of the heart muscle, are simply described, with the aid of animation
Risk factors( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the main risk factors in coronary heart disease: prolonged high blood pressure, smoking, and excessive fat in the diet leading to elevated blood cholesterol levels
Stones that fly( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the scientific quest for structures that defy gravity. Noted architects, engineers and designers discuss their ideas and the new technological developments in structure and materials. Features the Darling Harbour Exhibition Hall, the Bicentenial Travelling Exhibition and the Yulara Tourist resort
Backyard starters( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The four businesses Moonraker, Kambrook, Fluffies and Thursday Plantation illustrate the initiative and risks involved in small business leading to a successful enterprise
Poor man's cinema( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the effects of the documentary tradition on Australian film, and the role of the Commonwealth Film Unit in the Australian film renaissance of the Sixties
Cardiac pacemakers Heart valve surgery( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 1 discusses the construction and function of the artificial pacemaker, and how it is attached to the body ; Part 2 discusses surgical procedures adopted in heart valve conditions
Switzerland( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proposes that the sense of landscape has a secret, dominating significance for Australian character and Australian film, even though today most Australians are city dwellers
Funny business( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at some of the more humorous or bizarre aspects of the motion picture industry
Other people's money( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The future of the film industry in Australia. How films are made and financed in Australia
Bette Davis' eyes( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is it that makes "a star"? Various movie stars are examined for the qualities that made them famous
The Sacred cow of India( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program traces the origin of the sacred cow concept and shows how it is upheld in India, not just by religion but by the practical value of cattle and their products. Covers bull wrestling in the South, the colourful rural Vishnoi people of Rajasthan, the giant cattle fair at Pushkar, the work of oxen and the value of their dung, the ceremonies of Brahmin priests and the Hari Krishna Cult, and the elevation of cows to divine status
You can't say that( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Censorship in the motion picture industry
The best remaining seats( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cinema as part of the social structure of society, is examined by John Baxter in a personal view of the development of the motion picture industry in Hollywood and Australia
Want to go to the movies?( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cinema in Australia : going to the movies, making movies, the effect that going to the movies has on society and its culture
The Blink of an eye( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The importance of fast action and stunts to create interest and excitement in motion pictures
Family business( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the strengths and weaknesses of family run businesses and the philosophical difference in attitude. Profiles 3 families that succeed in combining family life with the business world
Going it alone( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Australian film industry is not based on the "studio system", as it is in Hollywood, U.S.A. Most of the artists and craftspeople are independent, coming together for particular films
All hands to the pump( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considers the advances made in the treatment and management of coronary heart disease. Where drug therapy is no longer effective, we see how coronary bypass graft surgery or balloon angioplasty can offer relief, and patients discuss their improved quality of life after treatment. Dietary factors may offer some protection to those at risk of a heart attack while new drugs can minimise or prevent permanent damage to the heart muscle should one occur. The film concludes with an examination of the future of heart transplantation
Pot of gold( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nutri-Metrics (cosmetics), TCG (information services) and Snap Instant Printing are examples of companies which have succeeded from very small beginnings
The Miraculous pump( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Popular images of the heart today often reflect an earlier belief in its mystical qualities. We now know that it is really just an astonishingly reliable and efficient pump. In this film, interviews with leading specialists, surgical footage and appropriate animation give the viewer a good understanding of the heart. Hospital patients also give their view of heart malfunction and talk about their treatment
 
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