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Vestron Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 782 works in 1,324 publications in 3 languages and 29,233 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  Musical films  Documentary television programs  Documentary films  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  Romance films  Dance films 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, Copyright holder, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Vestron Video (Firm)
Incredible human machine( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A journey throught the human body
Dirty dancing by Emile Ardolino( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in English and French and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's summer, 1963. Baby, 17 years old and all idealistic innocence, is vacationing with her parents in the Catskills. While exploring the resort grounds late one evening, she is drawn to the staff quarters by stirring music. There she meets Johnny, the hotel dance instructor, as experienced in life as Baby is naive. Mesmerized by the sexy beats and uninhibited movements of "dirty dancing," Baby soon becomes Johnny's prize pupil--in dance and in love
The dead by John Huston( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details a Christmas dinner at the house of three spinster musician sisters in 1904 Dublin, attended by friends and family. Among the visitors are the sisters' nephew Gabriel Conroy and his wife Gretta. The evening's reminiscences bring up melancholy memories for Gretta about her first, long-lost love when she was a girl in rural Galway. Her recounting of this tragic love to Gabriel brings him to an epiphany: he learns the difference between mere existence and living
Platoon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seen through the eyes of a young college drop-out, the Vietnam war is a deadly nightmare--whether fighting the Vietcong, or struggling with a platoon's allegiance divided between its own sergeants
Secrets of the Titanic( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in Spanish and English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Armed with sophisticated equipment, Dr. Robert Ballard of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and his team of researchers become the first humans to see and photograph the Titanic since its sinking more than 70 years ago. Images from Ballard's dives are crisp and clear, as if the viewer were visiting the wreck in a glass-bottomed boat. A 20-minute feature, "Last hours of the Titanic" provides the best bonus; Ballard talks about the difficulties of locating the wreck, the mechanics of the ship's demise, and how he and his team pieced together a composite picture of the sunken ocean liner
Sharks by Nicolas Noxon( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents research underway on the variety of species of sharks, their feeding habits, sensory abilities, and behavioral oddities, and tells how th fish is wrongfully maligned. University of Maryland professor and shark enthusiast Eugenie Clark takes the viewer along on her underwater explorations and to Japan to witness cultural ceremonies that attend the shark fishing season
The Great whales by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Visual )

8 editions published between 1977 and 1987 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on whales, including information on their anatomy, communication and migration patterns
The Explorers : a century of discovery by -( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents 100 years of explorations participated in or chronicled by the National Geographic Society
Egypt : quest for eternity by Miriam Birch( Visual )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host E.G. Marshall looks at the ancient Egyptians who spent their whole lifetime preparing for life after death. Shows how the monuments and temples they left behind celebrate the power and mystery of their civilization. Highlights the works of Ramses
Rain forest by David Hughes( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visits the rain forests of Costa Rica to look at the animal life found there. Warns of the wonders to be lost on a world scale if human encroachment of the world's rain forests continues
Land of the tiger( Visual )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed in India, this film gives an intimate portrait of the tiger--showing it stalking and catching a deer, confronting crocodiles, and a female tiger nursing her young cubs
African wildlife( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed in Namibia's Etosha National Park over the course of two years, this film captures extraordinary close-ups of animal behavior: a wildebeest giving birth, a zebra mother successfully defending her foal from the swift attack of a cheetah, and a young springbuck alerting his herd to the presence of a predator with stiff-legged leaps
The Lion, the witch and the wardrobe by C. S Lewis( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of two brothers and two sisters who cross through an enchanted wardrobe closet into the magical world of Narnia
Save the panda by Miriam Birch( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and Spanish and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High in the bamboo-forested mountain ranges of central China lives the elusive and endangered giant panda. Over time, their numbers have swindled due to human encroachment and climatic changes. Join scientists as they track these rare creatures through nearly impenetrable bamboo in an effort to learn more about the panda and ultimately increase its chance of survival
Yukon passage by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows four adventurers as they travel through the frozen reaches of Canada and Alaska, along the Yukon River and into the Arctic Circle, covering 1,800 miles on foot, skis, log raft, and dogsled
Gorilla by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Visual )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Calls attention to the plight of the gorilla, which is on the verge of extinction. Profiles a zookeeper, a research scientist, research psychologist, writer-photographer, and husband and wife team working on the mountain gorilla project. Film footage demonstrates animals' intelligence, humanlike qualities, and effects of their exploitation by humans
Jerusalem : within these walls by Miriam Birch( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A kaleidoscope view of the Jerusalem's Old City and its people of different cultures and faiths who live side by side in a fragile peace. Visits some of the world's most venerated shrines, belonging to three major religions
Young guns by Christopher Cain( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 1878, Lincoln County. John Tunstall, a British ranchowner, hires six rebellious boys as "regulators" to protect his ranch against the ruthless Santa Fe Ring. When Tunstall is killed in an ambush, the Regulators, declare war on the Ring. As their vendetta turns into a bloody rampage, they are branded outlaws, becoming the objects of the largest manhunt in Western history
Australia's improbable animals( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the distant island continent in search of strange and curious creatures
A Beaver pond by National Geographic Video( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family of industrious beavers creates and maintains a serene pond that supports an entire community of plants and animals
 
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