- Goin' to ChicagoGet This Now!
A group of longtime Chicago residents return to Greenville, Mississippi for a reunion with family and friends. Participants talk about their lives and their reasons for moving…more
- Washing machineGet This Now!
Shows the process of design and manufacture of washing machines at the Simpson company.
- The telephoneGet This Now!
Tells the story of an invention that forever changed the way the world interacts.
- The Oresteia: adapted from AeschylusGet This Now!
A student cast in a film based the three Greek tragedies by Aeschylus on the story of Agamemnon, Clytemnestra, and Orestes.
- Kathakali dance-drama, an introductionGet This Now!
This introduction to Kathakali dance-drama gives a clear and fascinating overview of the basic principles of the Keralan art form. It includes footage and an explanation of: a…more
- The secret life of the internal combustion engineGet This Now!
Shows the development of the internal combustion engine from the beginning until the present with the aid of animated diagrams. How these engines work and their effect on man …more
- Eugene O'Neill's long day's journey into nightGet This Now!
This critically acclaimed production of Eugene O'Neill's autobiographical drama of a morphine-addicted mother and her tragic family unfolds over the course of a single day as …more
- The secret life of the quartz watchGet This Now!
Briefly traces the history of clocks from Greek and Roman times, the first portable spring-driven watch in 1450, and the need for more accurate timekeeping with the coming of …more
- The secret life of the sewing machineGet This Now!
Patented by Elias Howe and popularized commercially by Isaac Singer in the mid-19th century, the sewing machine became the first real machine to enter the home. The developmen…more
- The secret life of the television setGet This Now!
A combination of graphics, vintage machines and anecdotes are used to explain the development of the idea and reality of the television set. Important inventors discuss their …more
- The secret life of the videorecorderGet This Now!
Shows the development of a video recorder from the beginning until now with the aid of animated diagrams, and the principle behind videorecording. Also, the early methods for …more
- The secret life of the electric lightGet This Now!
Shows the development of the electric light from the beginning until now with the aid of animated diagrams, and the principle behind electric lighting. Also, the early methods…more