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DVD QP 251 E75 (HEU)


The Miracle of life

Main Title: The Miracle of life [videorecording] / directors and producers, Bo G. Erikson, Carl O. Lofman ; for Nova, written and produced by Bebe Nixon

Published/Created: Boston : WGBH Boston Video, 2006

Description: 2 videodiscs in 1 can (DVD) (ca. 112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in

ISBN: 1-59375-644-5

Notes: "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. Special features: DVD features include teaching materials in Adobe Acrobat PDF file format and access to the NOVA web site

Performer(s): 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

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

Other title: Life's first feelings.

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

Subject: Human reproduction.
Subject: Embryology, Human.
Subject: Conception.
Subject: Emotions in infants.
Subject: Emotions in children.
Subject: Emotions.
Subject: Child psychology.

videorecording DVD
2 videodiscs in 1 can (DVD) (ca. 112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
©2006,  2006, WGBH Boston Video , Boston
Distributed by WGBH Boston Video
AV Material ID 1000013645
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