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Discovery Productions, Inc

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Works: 224 works in 325 publications in 1 language and 6,253 library holdings
Genres: History  Personal narratives  Exhibition catalogs  Drama  Television adaptations  Military history  Biography  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Historical television programs 
Classifications: T15, 609
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Most widely held works by Discovery Productions, Inc
Holocaust in memory of millions ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the halls of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Walter Cronkite chronicles the entire story of the Holocaust -- from the rise of the Nazi party and their plan to exterminate the Jewish people, to tales of incredible bravery among Holocaust survivors and those who liberated the concentration camps. Combines original footage and personal photographs with oral histories by those who survived
Connections 2 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
James Burke back tracks the fascinating links between technological invention, social history, economics, and, well, everything.--Container
The brain, our universe within ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The latest scientific techniques and theories [are used] to explore the intricacies of the brain. Processes are illustrated with detailed and accurate computer animation. New ... understanding [is gained] through the stories of people whose brains have been damaged through accident or disease."--Container
The Promised land ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documents the migration of rural Southern blacks from the segregated South to Chicago. Cultural and political gains become offset by overcrowding and increasing ghettoization, as Northern politicians ignore resentment that explodes in the Sixties. Finally, Chicago gets its first African-American mayor; many families move out of the ghetto to middle-class success; many others remain mired in a growing "underclass". Includes historical footage and personal interviews
Labou ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When three young friends set out to find a centuries-old pirate ship lost in the Louisiana bayou, they discover an adventure beyond their wildest imagination, and a magical swamp creature name Labou. Working together with their new pal Labou, the kids race to stay ahead of the bad guys
Nile river of gods ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discover the Nile, its natural beauty and enduring spirituality that washes over the land and its people. Travel back in time to the scattered kingdoms of Upper and Lower Egypt. Illustrates Egypt's great dependancy on the Nile River. Shows the various plants and animals of the region
Normandy the great crusade ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a documentary on the invasion of Normandy at the close of World War II. The stories of the men and women whose lives were profoundly affected by the invasion and its aftermath are illustrated with never-before-seen home movies, snapshots, personal letters, vintage music and news broadcasts
When bears go fishing ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reveals the world of grizzly bears in the forest habitats of the Alaskan wilderness
Mandela's fight for freedom ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Part George Washington, part Abraham Lincoln, part Gandhi, South Africa's Nelson Mandela occupies a unique position in the history of the human spirit. From youthful protester, to political prisoner, to the president of a newly free nation, Nelson Mandela embodies the ideals of freedom as no other man of this time. Through a combination of moral strength, political cunning, and sheer luck, he brought about the dismantling of the hated policy of racial apartheid, without the bloodbath many feared."--Container
The business of beavers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reveals the world of beavers, why they are so busy and why they are important to the forest habitats in which they live
Orca whales and mermaid tales ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Meet orca whales and mysterious manatees. See mergansers, sea lions, ospreys, and pelicans in their native habitat
Relentless the struggle for peace in the Middle East ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Relentless" is an eye-opening documentary which unravels the myths, and exposes the obstacles to achieving peace in the Middle East. Using primary source video clips, "Relentless" examines the history of the Middle East conflict and how the Peace Process unraveled in a surge of violence
Discovering the orchestra ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents an introduction to the instruments of the orchestra telling about their history and construction. Members of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra play brief selections to demonstrate the tone, diversity, and character of the featured instruments
Matter over mind ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Creating new theories of consciousness as it zeroes in on a single neurotransmitter - serotonin - science studies the biochemistry that may play a major role in the visions brought on by meditation, sleep deprivation, and psychedelic drugs
Le Morte d'Arthur the legend of the king ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary on the story written by Thomas Malory and the story's influence on today's stories. Includes interviews with various motion picture creators, re-enactments of the story, and footage of historical ruins in England related to the story
Antlers big and small ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reveals the world of animals with antlers, from deer to elks to moose in forest habitats of the North American wilderness
The history of bands in America ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This two-part documentary shows how bands have changed throughout our 200-year history as America has changed. Social, political, and economic events of our lives have become inseparable from the music of the band. Part 1 illustrates the rise of the town band movement in the 19th century through professional bands, including that of John Philip Sousa. Part 2 traces band movements of the 20th century: military bands, scholastic bands, and jazz
Revolutions ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part of a series exploring the origins and effects of inventions that shaped the modern world. This episode explores the work of inventor, James Watt and his affect on the industrial revolution, which is then linked to the invention of steam power, paper copiers, matches, gas lighting, the telephone, television, osciloscope, the Apollo Space flight, the discovery of carborundum and its role in the development of radiography and the discovery of DNA and genetic engineering
Something for nothing ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part of a series exploring the origins and effects of inventions that shaped the modern world. This episode begins with the development of the barometer after the discovery of vacuum space, then moves onto weather forecasting, a Cholera epidemic in England, sewage problems, the development of indoor plumbing, the development of compressed air, air brakes, power generators, electricity and the gyroscope
Photo finish ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part of a series exploring the origins and effects of inventions that shaped the modern world. This episode uses the photographs to be taken of the Le Mans race winner as a backdrop to explore the interconnections between the development of photography, aerodynamics, celluloid, relativity, sound motion pictures, the timber industry, gaslight, creosote, the rubber industry, zeplins, and gasoline engines
 
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English (64)
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