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

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

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
Composer
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
Edited by Steve Fischer ; camera, Robert Hutchings, Michael Phillips ; music, Michael Bacon ; executive producer for Twin Cities TV, Inc., Richard Hudson ; Nova theme, Mason Daring, Martin Brody, Michael Whalen ; managing director, Alan Ritsko ; executive producer, Paula S. Apsell
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
Closed captioned
LC call number
RC552.E18
LC item number
D95 2004
PerformerNote
Narrated by Susan Sarandon
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1948-
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  • McPhee, Larkin
  • Apsell, Paula S
  • Sarandon, Susan
  • Bacon, Michael
  • Twin Cities Public Television (Saint Paul, Minn.)
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • WGBH Video (Firm)
Runtime
60
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  • Eating disorders
  • Anorexia nervosa
  • Bulimia
  • Body image in women
  • Body image in adolescence
  • Body image disturbance
  • Anorexia nervosa
  • Body image disturbance
  • Body image in adolescence
  • Body image in women
  • Bulimia
  • Eating disorders
  • United States
  • Eating disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Anorexia nervosa
  • Bulimia
  • Closed caption video recordings
  • Videodiscs
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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast as an episode of television program Nova in 2000
  • Special DVD-ROM features: Web access to access PDF teaching materials online; link to NOVA website
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Abnormally thin -- Cultural pressures -- The search for answers -- Treatment -- The ballet world -- Running on empty -- Bulimia nervosa -- Road to recovery
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (60 min.)
Isbn
9781593751685
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421290495
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
WG29049
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)55232645
  • (OCoLC)ocm55232645
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen (4x3) 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
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast as an episode of television program Nova in 2000
  • Special DVD-ROM features: Web access to access PDF teaching materials online; link to NOVA website
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Abnormally thin -- Cultural pressures -- The search for answers -- Treatment -- The ballet world -- Running on empty -- Bulimia nervosa -- Road to recovery
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (60 min.)
Isbn
9781593751685
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421290495
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
WG29049
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)55232645
  • (OCoLC)ocm55232645
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen (4x3) presentation; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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