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AV # Media Title Time Year
89729 VHS

The $ 64,000 Question

Segment from the popular early CBS television quiz show, sponsored by Revlon, in which contestants entered an isolation booth to answer questions on a variety of topics - answers, it was later explained, that were sometimes given them before the program began. Hosted by Hal March. Includes commercials from the era.^
29 min. 1957
65772 DVD

& Thou Shalt Honor

As the Baby Boom generation ages, more and more people are caring for - or being cared for by - aging parents, spouses and friends. This program studies how American society treats older people and their caregivers. DVD includes English subtitles, " Solutions for Professional Caregivers " - segments on different care programs including On Lok in San Francisco, " Caregivers Go To Washington ", trailers. Directed by Harry Wiland and Dale Bell; hosted by Joe Mantegna.^
1 hr., 55 min. 2002
66821 DVD

1 - 2 - 3 Magic: Managing Difficult Behavior in Children 2 - 12 (CC)

Thomas W. Phelan explains how parents and teachers can deal with whining, arguing, teasing, fighting, yelling, tantrums and pouting by any child, two to twelve years old. Stopping obnoxious behavior, maintaining control, six kinds of manipulation and handling misbehavior in public are covered. Closed captioned.^
1 hr., 50 min. 2004
68429 DVD

1-800-INDIA: Importing a White-Collar Economy (CC)

Outsourcing has moved jobs from all over the world into Asia. In this video Daljit Dhaliwal looks at how importing a white collar economy has changed India. Long hours, late night shifts and Westernized work habits for young Indian professionals, alterations to family life, new spending habits, rapid economic growth and changes in the lives of young women are noted. Dhaliwal also talks with Michael Elliott on how globalization has affected India and the United States. Letterboxed. Director Safina Uberoi; narrator Jay O. Sanders. Originally broadcast on September 13, 2005. Film Finance Corporation Australia, Educational Broadcasting Corporation, and Mitra Films Pty. Ltd. Closed captioned.^
54 min. 2006
67129 DVD

10 ( Ten )

In this film, shot with a digital camera inside a taxi in Tehran, a divorced woman cabdriver chats with her young son and with women passengers about life, love, sex and religion in modern Islam. In Farsi with English subtitles. DVD includes making-of documentary " 10 on Ten " (2004, 83 minutes). Filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami; stars Mania Akbari, Amin Maher, Kamran Adl, Amene Moradi. Abbas Kiarostami Productions.^
1 hr., 30 min. 2003
67611 DVD

10 Days that Unexpectedly Changed America: 1. Massacre at Mystic / 2. Shays' Rebellion: America's First Civil War / 3. Gold Rush / 4. Antietam

These History Channel productions focus on incidents which shaped the character of the United States. In this collection: 1. Massacre at Mystic - Looks at the Pequot War and the slaughter of Native American people by English settlers on May 26, 1637 at Mystic Fort. Director James Moll. 2. Shays’ Rebellion: America’s First Civil War - Explains how a violent protest led by Daniel Shays against debt collection and taxation on January 25, 1787 in turn led to the Constitution and Bill of Rights. Directed by R. J. Cutler. Animation director Bill Plympton. 3. Gold Rush - Follows a quarter million people who went West after the discovery of gold at Sutter’s Mill on January 24, 1848, hoping to strike it rich. Directed by Jeffrey Friedman and Rob Epstein. 4. Antietam - Focuses on the bloody Civil War battle, fought on September 17, 1862, with 23,000 Union and Confederate casualties. Director Michael Epstein. Each episode 44 minutes. Letterboxed. A&E Networks.^
2 hrs., 46 min. 2006
67612 DVD

10 Days that Unexpectedly Changed America: 5. The Homestead Strike / 6. Murder at the Fair: The Assassination of President McKinley / 7. Scopes: The Battle Over America's Soul

These History Channel productions focus on incidents which shaped the character of the United States. In this collection: 6. Murder at the Fair: The Assassination of President McKinley - On September 6, 1901 President William McKinley was shot at the Pan American Exposition in Buffalo, New York. this program investigates how his death led to the birth of the Progressive Era under his successor, Theodore Roosevelt. Director Joe Berlinger. 7. Scopes: The Battle Over America’s Soul - shows how the " Monkey Trial " on July 21, 1925 of a teacher accused of teaching evolution in a Tennessee classroom pitted religion against science, small town values against big city attitudes, elitism against populism, and William Jennings Bryan against Clarence Darrow. Director Kate Davis. Each episode 44 minutes. Letterboxed. A&E Networks.^
2 hrs., 12 min. 2006
67613 DVD

10 Days that Unexpectedly Changed America: 8. Einstein's Letter / 9. When America Was Rocked / 10. Freedom Summer

These History Channel productions focus on incidents which shaped the character of the United States. In this collection: 8. Einstein’s Letter - shows how a letter sent by Alfred Einstein to President Franklin D. Roosevelt on July 16, 1939 led to the Manhattan Project and the development of the atomic bomb. Director Barak Goodman. 9. America Was Rocked - growing up, race relations, sexuality and music changed in the United States in the late 1950s, as marked by the appearance of Elvis Presley on "The Ed Sullivan Show" on September 9, 1956. Director Bruce Sinofsky. 10. Freedom Summer - recounts the murder of civil rights workers James Goodman, Andrew Chaney and Michael Schwermer by Ku Klux Klan members on June 21, 1964. Director Marco Williams. DVD includes making-of featurette. Each episode 44 minutes. Letterboxed. A&E Networks.^
2 hrs., 12 min. 2006
80369 VHS

100 Days After Childhood

A story of friendship and first love, set in a summer camp for teenage boys and girls in contemporary Russia. Directed by O. Grigorovich. Screenplay by A. Alexandrov. Cinematography by L. Kalashnikov. Russian dialog with subtitles.^
1 hr., 32 min. 197-
85251 VHS

100 Years of Olympic Glory: Part 1 (CC)

A tour of the greatest moments from the modern Olympic Games’ first century. Writer/director Bud Greenspan intercuts his stories of the men and women who enter the Olympic arena with athlete interviews and archival footage of such luminaries as Jesse Owens, Mark Spitz, Olga Korbut, and Kip Keino. Closed captioned.^
1 hr., 29 min. 1996
85252 VHS

100 Years of Olympic Glory: Part 2 (CC)

Highlights from the modern Olympic Games’ first hundred years continued. Closed captioned.^
1 hr., 29 min. 1996
83566 VHS

100 Years of Terror: 1. A Legacy of Violence (CC)

This four part History Channel series surveys the history of terror and terrorism during the twentieth century. This first program studies the French Revolution, the czarist Russia and bombings in modern Ireland. Introduced by Roger Mudd; narrated by Michael Carroll. Closed captioned.^
46 min. 2000
83567 VHS

100 Years of Terror: 2. The War Against Colonialism (CC)

This five part History Channel series surveys the history of terror and terrorism during the twentieth century. Some freedom fighters in the Middle East and Africa resorted to terrorism during battles for independence from colonial regimes in the middle of the twentieth century. This program looks at such groups, including terrorism by the Mau Mau in Kenya. Introduced by Roger Mudd; narrated by Michael Carroll. Closed captioned.^
46 min. 2000
83568 VHS

100 Years of Terror: 3. Terror Goes International (CC)

This five part History Channel series surveys the history of terror and terrorism during the twentieth century. Organized terrorist activities in Cuba, the Middle East and Europe during the last half of twentieth century are traced in this third video, as terrorist groups learn tactics from each other. Introduced by Roger Mudd; narrated by Michael Carroll. Closed captioned. Closed captioned.^
46 min. 2000
83569 VHS

100 Years of Terror: 4. The Fright Decades (CC)

This five part History Channel series surveys the history of terror and terrorism during the twentieth century. Terrorist activities since 1970 by the Red Brigade in Italy, the Provisional I. R. A. in Ireland and by Islamic fundamentalists at the World Trade Center in 1993 are reviewed in this tape. Introduced by Roger Mudd; narrated by Michael Carroll. Closed captioned.^
46 min. 2000
10209 VHS

100% Arabica

Rai music from Algeria finds a home among in a poor suburb of Paris, in this comedy. As a band’s popularity rises among young people in the neighborhood, the iman of the local mosque sees his influence - and income - slipping, and so decides to take action. In French with English subtitles. Director Mahmoud Zemmouri; stars Khaled, Cheb Mami, Mouss, Najim Laouriga.^
1 hr., 24 min. 1997
87150 VHS

101 Dalmatians (CC)

This live-action re-telling of the Disney tale about Dalmations Pongo, Perdy, their puppies and human "pets", is noted for a zany performance by Glenn Close as villainess Cruella De Vil. Based on the novel by Dodie Smith. Directed by Stephen Herek; stars Close, Jeff Daniels, Joely Richardson, Joan Plowright. Film begins 7 minutes into this tape; closed captioned.^
1 hr., 42 min. 1996
82584 VHS

101 Great Goals / Greatest Goals: The World Cup From Charlton to Maradona

Highlights from the English International, FA Cup, and League Cup soccer matches between 1969 and 1987 (66 minutes). World Cup soccer highlights from 1966 to 1986 - the saves, the fouls, the goals - compiled from the official films of the World Cup (58 minutes).^
2 hrs., 4 min. 1987
86978 VHS

1071 Fifth Avenue

The Guggenheim building opened six months after the death of Frank Lloyd Wright - 17 years after it was originally comissioned. This story of the secret life of a museum uses letters from Wright and Guggenheim Museum curator Hilla Rebay, read by F. Murray Abraham and Claire Bloom, to show the battle for Wright’s design. Footage from the triumphant re-opening of the restored and extended museum is also included. Presented by Sir Richard Rogers; directed by Peter Lydon.^
52 min. 1993
11465 VHS

108 Stitches: The Physics in Baseball (CC)

This production introduces viewers to the complex physics underlying a simple game of baseball. How gravity, air drag and the Magnus force affect a pitch, the kinetic energy of a hit, how players follow Newton’s laws when running the bases and the projectile motion forces influencing the flight of an out of the park home run are explained. Filmmaker Duilio Mariola; host Jacqui Chance. Study guide available. PBS 45 & 49. Closed captioned.^
31 min. 2004
66609 DVD

11 Films by Dan McLaughlin

This collection of animation by University of California at Los Angeles professor Dan McLaughlin includes: God is Dog Spelled Backwards (1963, 10 minutes), Epiphanies (1968, 14 min.), 9 O’clock News (1968, 2 min.), Red Green (1985, 5 min.), The Extra Life of an Animator (2004, 3 min.), No Idea (2000, 1 min.), In the Penal Colony (2003, 9 min.), The First Last Will and Testament (1977, 3 min.), Shapes of Movement (2002, 6 min.), Star Spangled Banner (1968, 2 min.) and Claude (1963, 3 min.). DVD includes introductory commentary by the filmmaker.^
58 min. 2004
82474 VHS

11:59: Last Minute to Choose

Utilizing split-screen technique, alternately presents interviews with young heroin addicts in San Francisco and scenes of their treatment in hospital emergency and psychiatric wards. ^
27 min. 1970
65505 DVD

12 Angry Men (CC)

Courtroom drama; character studies of the jurors in a murder trial. Letterboxed; DVD includes English and French audio tracks, French and Spanish subtitles, trailer. Directed by Sidney Lumet, written by Reginald Rose. Stars Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam, E.G.Marshall, Jack Klugman, Jack Warden. Closed captioned.^
1 hr., 36 min. 1957
89060 VHS

12 Angry Men (CC)

Powerful remake of the television courtroom drama, character studies of the jurors in a murder trial. Directed by William Friedkin, teleplay by Reginald Rose. Stars Jack Lemmon, George C. Scott, Tony Danza, Edward James Olmos, Hume Cronyn, Ossie Davis. See also AV # 60978. Feature begins 5 minutes into tape. Closed captioned.^
1 hr., 57 min. 1997
84562 VHS

16 In Webster Groves

Award-winning CBS-TV documentary that is a "slice-of-life" survey on teen-age opinions, attitudes and goals in the affluent suburban community of Webster Groves, Missouri. The survey conducted by the University of Chicago revealed the primary importance to the community of a good car, good looks, a good family, comfort, and conformity.^
46 min. 1966
10417 VHS

16th London International Advertising Awards: 2001 Television/Cinema Winners

Award winning commercials from around the world for Budweiser, Serta, Levis, Pepsi, Gauloises, Mercedes Benz, Airbus, John West Salmon and others are included in this tape.^
42 min. 2001
83901 VHS

18 Ways to Make a Baby (CC)

This NOVA program studies advances in reproductive science, including in vitro fertilization and cytoplasmic transfer, which allow previously infertile couples to bear children. How infertility clinics handle multiple births, infants with five parents, a mother in her sixties, checking offspring before birth for genetic diseases and designer babies - parents selecting their children’s hair color, sex, talents or intelligence as well as health - are also considered. Produced and directed by Sarah Holt and Peter Williams; narrated by David Ogden Stiers. Letterboxed. Closed captioned.^
56 min. 2001
89499 VHS

1860: Paris, Une Capitale des Arts

This series of French language videos profiles the art, music and literature of 19th century Paris. This second tape focuses on the Paris razed and rebuilt by Napoleon III; the Paris of the salons, the Louvre, the opera and the avant-garde movement.^
14 min. 1995
89905 VHS

1877: The Grand Army of Starvation

For two weeks in the summer of 1877 the United States was brought to a standstill by a railworkers’ strike that grew into a nationwide rebellion against the excesses of the giant railroad companies and the misery of a four-year economic depression. This program by Stephen Brier documents the Great Uprising of 1877, a little-known yet critical event in American history. Narrated by James Earl Jones. Study guide available.^
31 min. 1987
81491 VHS

The 1900 House: 1. The Time Machine (CC)

In this 2-part PBS program the Bowler family discovers the difference modern technology makes in human relations when they accept the challenge, from Channel 4 Television, to live for three months as a lower middle class family would in 1900 London. This first program focuses on how the house itself was returned to turn-of-the-20th-century conditions. Directed by Caroline Ross-Pirie and Jonathan Barker; narrator Henry Strozier. Closed captioned.^
1 hr., 50 min. 1999

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