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Title The miracle of life [videorecording] ; Life's first feelings / directors and producers, Bo G. Erikson, Carl O. Lofman ; for Nova, written and produced by Bebe Nixon.

Imprint Boston : WGBH Boston Video, [2006].


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    612.6 MIR    Available
Description 2 videodiscs (ca. 112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note "A Swedish Television Production in association with WGBH Boston"--Container.
Originally broadcast as an episode of the television program Nova.
"The first filmed record of human conception, photographed by Lennart Nilsson"--Container.
Originally released in 1982.
Special features: DVD features include access to the NOVA web site.
Contents The miracle begins -- Female reproduction -- Male reproduction -- The dance of life -- Barriers to conception -- The egg -- The fetus -- Birth.
Credits Disc 1. The miracle of life; photography, Lennart Nilsson ; graphic designer, Paul Souza ; editor, Carl O. Lofman ; original music, Anders Berglund. Disc 2. Bonus disc: Life's first feelings; written and produced by James Lipscomb ; cinematography, James Lipscomb, Carl Kriegeskotte ; editor, Victor Kanefsky, Leslie Mulkey ; music, Tom chapin, Victoria Forester, Robbie Kondor.
Performer Disc 1. Narrator, Anita Sangiolo ; Disc 2. Host Tom Cottle.
Summary Disc 1. 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. Disc 2. Bonus DVD, NOVA: life's first feelings: Reveals the surprising emotional capabilities of newborns and very young children.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Language Closed-captioned.
Subject Human reproduction.
Embryology, Human.
Emotions in infants.
Emotions in children.
Child psychology.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Nilsson, Lennart, 1922-
Erikson, Bo G.
Löfman, Carl O.
Nixon, Bebe.
Sangiolo, Anita.
Berglund, Anders, 1948-
Lipscomb, James.
Cottle, Thomas J.
Kriegeskotte, Carl.
Kanefsky, Victor.
Mulkey, Leslie.
Chapin, Tom. 1945-
Forester, Victoria.
Kondor, Robbie.
WGBH Video (Firm)
Added Title Nova (Television program)
Life's first feelings
ISBN 1593756445
Standard No. 783421413290
Music No. WG41329 WGBH Boston Video

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