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Globe Trotter Network

Overview
Works: 101 works in 123 publications in 2 languages and 333 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Historical films  History  Juvenile works  Biography  Personal narratives‡vJewish  Personal narratives  Diaries 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Globe Trotter Network
Flamenco ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A magnificent panorama of Flamenco and its performers, for whom the rhythms and lyrics are inherited folklore and part of daily life-but the techniques are studied. There are, in fact, four distinct schools of Flamenco in Spain, filmed here away from tourists in the places where the artists perform for their own
Alexander Graham Bell--the telephone ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using animation, tells the story of Alexander Graham Bell and how he invented the telephone. Also, presents a simple explanation of how a telephone works
Galileo--the solar system ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using animation, explores Galileo's observations and theories in his attempts to prove the earth's revolution around the sun and discusses his problems with the church. Shows the basic principles of heliocentricity and the planets' orbits around the sun
Thomas Edison--the electric light ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses animation to dramatize the efforts of Thomas Edison, focusing on his creation of the incandescent electric light bulb, and presents an overview of how people have created light from the beginning of time
Light I ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses animation to explain some of the optical illusions produced by light and to explain light refraction and reflection
Louis Pasteur--the vaccine ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using animation, profiles the life and work of Louis Pasteur, who discovered the principles of germ theory and vaccination. Shows how his discoveries about microbes and vaccines help modern medicine prevent disease
Fleming--the discovery of penicillin ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using animation, profiles Alexander Fleming, Ernst Chain, and Howard Florey, who made the use of penicillin possible. Shows how the development of penicillin revolutionized modern medicine
Light III ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses animation to explore the historical incidents leading to the discovery of a method for calculating the speed of light, to describe some of the experiments performed to calculate the speed of light, and to discuss Einstein's theory of relativity
The Steam engine--G. Stephenson ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses animation to profile the life of George Stephenson and tell how he invented the steam engine
Light II ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses animation to explore the nature of light and to explain the wave and particle theories of light
The Wright brothers--the birth of aviation ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses animation to dramatize the Wright brothers' development of the airplane and to explain some basic concepts of aerodynamics
Samuel Morse--the telegraph ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A animated presentation about the research carried out by Samuel Morse which led to the invention of the telegraph. Also explores the history of communication
Light IV ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses animation to explore laser light and its uses, to explore optical fibers and their uses, and to reveal the role of light in a technological world
Gutenberg the birth of printing ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An animated video which describes early methods of printing and shows how the development of Gutenberg's printing press made communication easier and better. Presents the history of the mail service and how the modern postal system developed
In search of the South Pole ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An animated presentation which discusses the geography, climate, and exploration of Antarctica and reviews a few South Pole expeditions
Time--how we measure it ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using animation, explains the importance of measuring time, and shows how repetitive natural phenomena create the seasons, days and nights, and months and years. Explores man's invention of the clock to measure time
Alfred Wegener--continental drift ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses animation to explore Alfred Wegener's observations and theories about continental drift. Presents current evidence that supports Wegener's theories and shows how all sciences contribute to the solving of the earth's mysteries
The diary of Anne Frank by George Stevens ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in French and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Teenaged Anne Frank, a Dutch Jew, perished along with most of her family in a concentration camp, but her hopes, dreams, and optimistic outlook has endured through the publication of her diary in 1952. Her diary conveys the precariousness of the Frank family and that of their fellow exiles, the Van Daan family and fussy dentist Mr. Dussel. They spent their time hiding from the Gestapo in a tiny Amsterdam attic
Light V ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses animation to show how invisible light was discovered, and to examine the properties of infrared and ultraviolet light
The Mystery of the pyramids ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An animated video which examines why the pyramids were built as well as their real use as tombs. Shows how the pyramids were built, their design, and the materials necessary to build them
 
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English (32)
French (3)