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Time / BBC Worldwide Ltd.

Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Format Video (Streaming) and Electronic
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2015], ©2014.
Description1 streaming video file (43 min.) : sound, color.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Series The Real History of Science Fiction
Real History of Science Fiction. UNAUTHORIZED
Contents Introduction: Time Travel (2:42) -- The Grandfather Paradox (3:39) -- A Sound of Thunder (1:41) -- Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure (2:49) -- Doctor Who (6:01) -- Future Worlds (2:36) -- Blade Runner (1982) (4:00) -- Twelve Monkeys (1995) (3:16) -- Looper (2012) (2:21) -- Quantum Leap (1989-93) (3:52) -- Personal Change Through Time (4:56) -- Dr. Who (2005-2010) (2:49) -- Credits: Time: The Real History of Science Fiction (0:41)
Abstract What if we could travel not just through space, but through time itself? If you could travel through time, would you change the past or the future? What if you found it couldn't be changed? What price does the time traveler - and the people they are closest to - pay? This is a journey from H. G. Wells' The Time Machine through ideas like The Grandfather Paradox and The Butterfly Effect to the professional time traveler that is the ever popular Doctor Who. What would be the physical and emotional cost to the time traveler? And what if someone from the future tried to travel back in time to warn us? Would we believe them? From the apocalyptic tones of 12 Monkeys to the drama of Quantum Leap and the comedy of Groundhog Day, time travel is a subject that has been irresistible to the creators of every type of science fiction.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on January 07, 2015.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 7 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: BBC Worldwide Ltd, 2014.
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number60498s Films Media Group
Publisher number60502 Films Media Group

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