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The Resource Dying to be thin, a Nova production by Twin Cities Public Television, Inc. for WGBH/Boston ; written, produced, and directed by Larkin McPhee, (videorecording)

Dying to be thin, a Nova production by Twin Cities Public Television, Inc. for WGBH/Boston ; written, produced, and directed by Larkin McPhee, (videorecording)

Label
Dying to be thin
Title
Dying to be thin
Statement of responsibility
a Nova production by Twin Cities Public Television, Inc. for WGBH/Boston ; written, produced, and directed by Larkin McPhee
Contributor
Screenwriter
Director
Narrator
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Documentary on anorexia nervosa and bulimia, eating disorders that have grown increasingly prevalent in contemporary American society. Experts in the field discuss some of their underlying causes (especially cultural pressures to be thin), their physiological and psychological effects, and some medical and therapeutic treatments that have been developed. The interviewees include patients representing particularly vulnerable groups: young women from troubled families, dancers, fashion models, and athletes
Member of
Awards note
YALSA selected video for young adults 2002.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Nova (Television program)
Credits note
Editor, Steve Fischer ; camera, Robert Hutchings, Michael Phillips ; music, Michael Bacon ; narrated by Susan Sarandon
Dewey number
616.85/26
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
RC552.E18
LC item number
D95 2004
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • McPhee, Larkin
  • Sarandon, Susan
  • Twin Cities Public Television (Saint Paul, Minn.)
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • WGBH Video (Firm)
Runtime
60
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Eating disorders
  • Anorexia nervosa
  • Bulimia
  • Body image in women
  • Body image in adolescence
  • Body image disturbance
Technique
live action
Label
Dying to be thin, a Nova production by Twin Cities Public Television, Inc. for WGBH/Boston ; written, produced, and directed by Larkin McPhee, (videorecording)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/wgbh29049d.gif
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of a 2000 television production
  • Special DVD ROM features: with web access can access PDF teaching materials online, and link to NOVA website
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm55232645
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (60 min.)
Isbn
9781593751685
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421290495
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
WG29049
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)55232645
System details
DVD, region 1, full (4x3) screen presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Dying to be thin, a Nova production by Twin Cities Public Television, Inc. for WGBH/Boston ; written, produced, and directed by Larkin McPhee, (videorecording)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/wgbh29049d.gif
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of a 2000 television production
  • Special DVD ROM features: with web access can access PDF teaching materials online, and link to NOVA website
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm55232645
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (60 min.)
Isbn
9781593751685
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421290495
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
WG29049
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)55232645
System details
DVD, region 1, full (4x3) screen presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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