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The miracle of life  Cover Image DVD DVD

The miracle of life

Nilsson, Lennart, 1922-2017 (photographer.). Erikson, Bo G., (television director,, television producer.). Löfman, Carl O., (television director,, television producer.). Nixon, Bebe, (screenwriter,, television producer.). Sangiolo, Anita, (narrator.). WGBH Video (Firm) (Added Author). WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.) (Added Author). WGBH Educational Foundation. (Added Author). Sveriges television. (Added Author).

Summary: 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.

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  • ISBN: 1578071968
  • ISBN: 9781578071968
  • Physical Description: videodisc
    1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Boston : WGBH Boston Video, [2004]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced by Swedish Television Corporation in 1982; originally broadcast in the United States as an episode of the television program Nova in 1983; originally released on VHS in the United States in 1986.
"The first filmed record of human conception, photographed by Lennart Nilsson"--Container.
Special features: printable materials for educators ; access to Nova website ; scene selection.
Formatted Contents Note: The miracle begins -- Female reproduction -- Male reproduction -- The dance of life -- Barriers to conception -- The egg -- The fetus -- Birth.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Photography, Lennart Nilsson ; editor, Andrea Williams ; graphic designer, Paul Souza ; original music, Anders Berglund.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator, Anita Sangiolo.
System Details Note:
DVD; Dolby Digital.
Language Note:
Closed captioned.
Awards Note:
Emmy Award winner.
Subject: Human reproduction
Embryology, Human
Fetus Growth
Fetus Physiology
Photomicrography Case studies
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Reproduction physiology
Embryo and Fetal Development
Embryonic Development
Genre: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Television programs for the hearing impaired.
Documentary television programs.
Case studies.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Popular Works.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Northwest Indian College.


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