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Title The miracle of life ; Life's first feelings / directors and producers, Bo G. Erikson, Carl O. Lofman ; for Nova, written and produced by Bebe Nixon.

Publication Info. Boston : WGBH Boston Video, [2006]


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 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult DVD, Nonfiction  DVD 612.6 MIR    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Non Fiction  DVD 612.64 MIR    Check Shelf
Description 2 videodiscs (approximately 112 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (4x3) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Performer Disc 1. Narrator, Anita Sangiolo ; Disc 2. Host, Tom Cottle.
Credits Disc 1. The miracle of life. Photography, Lennart Nilsson ; graphic designer, Paul Souza ; editor, Carl O. Lofman ; original music, Anders Berglund ; research, Alice Markowitz. Disc 2. Bonus disc: Life's first feelings. Written and directed by James Lipscomb ; cinematography, James Lipscomb, Carl Kriegeskotte ; editor, Victor Kanefsky, Leslie Mulkey ; music, Tom Chapin, Victoria Forester, Robbie Kondor.
Note "A Swedish Television Production in association with WGBH Boston"--Container.
"A production of James Lipscomb, Inc. in association with WGBH"--Container.
Originally broadcast as episodes of the television program Nova.
"The first filmed record of human conception, photographed by Lennart Nilsson"--Container.
The miracle of life originally released in 1982.
Life's first feelings originally released in 1986.
Summary Disc 1. Shows the actual conception and development of a baby. Looks inside the male and female reproductive organs to show the formation of sperm and the passage of a fertilized egg through the fallopian tube. Uses a microscope to observe DNA, chromosomes, and other minute body details building up to the moment of birth. Disc 2. Bonus DVD, NOVA: Life's first feelings: Reveals the surprising emotional capabilities of newborns and very young children.
Contents The miracle of life. The miracle begins -- Female reproduction -- Male reproduction -- The dance of life -- Barriers to conception -- The egg -- The fetus -- Birth.
Life's first feelings. Introduction -- Emotions come first -- Unraveling the mysteries of emotions -- A cautious child -- Social emotions.
Note Special features: DVD features include teaching materials in Adobe Acrobat PDF file format and access to the NOVA web site.
Awards The miracle of life: American Film Festival Blue Ribbon and Emily Award, 1984; Ohio State Award, 1984; San Francisco International Film Festival Award, 1984; Emmy Award, 1983; George Foster Peabody Award, 1983.
Language Closed-captioned.
Note GMD: videorecording;.
Subject Human reproduction.
Embryology, Human.
Emotions in infants.
Emotions in children.
Child psychology.
Genre/Form Educational television programs.
Educational films.
Documentary television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Nilsson, Lennart, 1922-2017
Erikson, Bo G.
Löfman, Carl O.
Nixon, Bebe.
Sangiolo, Anita.
Berglund, Anders, 1948-
Lipscomb, James.
Cottle, Thomas J.
Kriegeskotte, Carl.
Kanefsky, Victor.
Mulkey, Leslie.
Chapin, Tom, 1945-
Forester, Victoria.
Kondor, Robbie.
Markowitz, Alice.
WGBH Video (Firm)
Sveriges television.
James Lipscomb, Inc.
Added Title Life's first feelings
Nova (Television program)
ISBN 9781593756444
Standard No. 783421413290
Music No. WG41329 WGBH Boston Video
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