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1 videodisc (106 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
A downed pilot encounters a tiny prince from a mysterious, faraway place. The first-ever animated feature film adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupery's beloved timeless classic tale of innocence and discovery.
110 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
A graphic novel version of the story of an aviator whose plane is forced down in the Sahara Desert where he encounters a little prince from a small planet who relates his adventures in seeking the secret of what is important in life.
1 videodisc (93 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Marjoleine Boonstra visits the people who have translated this little masterpiece from French into Tibetan, Tamazight, Sami, and Nawat. All of these languages are under threat. Passionately enthusiastic language researches, teachers, and translators talk about how the observation of an alien prince on earth are interpreted in their own culture.
Sensational, dramatic, packed with rich excitement and filled with the sweep and violence of human passions, Les misérables is not only superb adventure but a powerful social document. The story of how the convict Jean-Valjean struggled to escape his past and reaffirm his humanity, in a world brutalized by poverty and ignorance, became the gospel of the poor and the oppressed.
6) Annie Oakley
1 videodisc (60 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
One summer afternoon in 1922, a petite, elegant woman faced a packed arena on Long Island for what would be her last big shooting exhibition. Even at age 62, Annie Oakley never missed. She was one of the greatest sharpshooters of all time, thrilling crowds across America and Europe, feted by princes and presidents -- the first American woman ever to become a superstar. Oakley's beginnings were more than humble--her childhood horrific--but she had...
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