WorldCat Identities

Perkins, Jack 1933-

Overview
Works: 374 works in 739 publications in 3 languages and 35,740 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Biographical television programs  Documentary films 
Roles: Narrator, Host, Commentator, Speaker
Classifications: E185.97.K5, B
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Most widely held works by Jack Perkins
Wolfgang Mozart ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mozart scholars paint a portrait of the outcast master whose work would revolutionize nearly every area of music. Includes performances of Mozart's works by conductor Zubin Mehta, violinist Isaac Stern and flutist James Galway
Amelia Earhart queen of the air ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the life of aviator, Amelia Earhart
Mark Twain his amazing adventures ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recounts Twain's life story--from his carefree boyhood in Hannibal, Missouri to the devastating tragedies of his later life--with rare photographs, expert interviews and excerpts from the stories that made him a legend
Russia land of the tsars ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documents Russia's history in regards to its rulers, known as the Tsars
Ernest Hemingway wrestling with life ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biography of American author Ernest Hemingway, visiting places important to his life and work, sharing memories of friends and relatives, and excerpts from his letters and writings
Paul Revere, the midnight rider ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the real life of Paul Revere and the many contributions he made to his country
Christopher Columbus explorer of the New World ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the life of Christopher Columbus, from his childhood in Genoa, to his voyages to the New World in search of Asia, to his death, penniless and disgraced
Panama Canal ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The French began construction on the Panama Canal in 1880, but abandoned the project after nine years and a loss of 20,000 lives. The United States took over the project and completed it on January 7, 1914. This historical account of its construction examines the ingenuity and enterprise that went into making it one of the 20th-century's engineering wonders
Sigmund Freud analysis of a mind ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
His revolutionary ideas transformed our conception of the mind. Yet the father of psychoanalysis was plagued by neurotic fears and troubling obsessions. Freud is arguably the most influential thinker of modern times. His theories continue to inspire discovery and debate. Revisit the life of the man who was once derided as the 'Doctor of Love'. From the childhood that inspired many of his radical ideas to his eventual worldwide fame, this program explores the details of Freud's life, including his obsessive behavior and dangerous bouts with addiction
Martin Luther King, Jr. the man and the dream ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores how Martin Luther King's ideas, thoughts and causes evolved in the face of the rapidly changing climate of the Civil Rights Movement
Jesus his life ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
He was a simple carpenter, yet His words transformed the course of Western Civilization. This is the inspiring account of the greatest story ever told, the life of Jesus of Galilee. From His birth in Bethlehem to His final days and crucifixion. Explore the mysteries and myths of His miraculous life and legacy. Walk the Holy Lands and hear His words. Discover new archaeological findings that are yielding fresh insights into the life and times of one of the most celebrated and revered figures in history
Cleopatra destiny's queen by Monte Markham ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Her name is synonymous with beauty, power and seduction. She was ruler of Egypt, Caesar's mistress and Mark Antony's lover. Presents the life of the most alluring woman of the ancient world
Andrew Carnegie prince of steel ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the life of Andrew Carnegie, who went from being a poor Scottish immigrant to a fabled man of wealth. Carnegie built a fortune by amassing stock in the growth industries of trains and steel, then started sharing it. Today libraries, concert halls, and universities across the United States have benefited from his philanthropy
The Eiffel Tower ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This historical tour of the world's most fabled and famous tower begins with the engineer behind it, Gustave Eiffel. When it was first built, just over a century ago, it provoked outrage and ire. The challenges and breakthroughs of its construction are examined
Empire State Building ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An historical documentary about the Empire State Building, also known as the "Cathedral of Dreams" during its construction during the Depression
Sam Walton bargain billionaire ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part P.T. Barnum, part Billy Graham, his vision transformed shopping in America and made him one of the world's richest men. Sam Walton started life out as a poor depression era baby in Oklahoma's dust bowl. He became the richest man in the nation, single-handedly building his chain of Wal-Mart stores into the world's largest retailer. See how Sam built his empire from a single store to a global chain in less than thirty years, sneaking up on established names like Sears and K-Mart and passing them by before they could adjust to his challenge
The Statue of Liberty enlightening the world ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discover the glory of this gift from France in a breathtaking look at the creation and restoration of "Liberty enlightening the world."
Leonardo da Vinci Renaissance master ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and Polish and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at the life of Leonardo da Vinci, the Italian Renaissance artist and inventor
Henry Ford ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
He made the automobile accessible to the common man. This is the fascinating story of the driven man who changed the way we all live. Henry Ford was one of the great innovators of his time. When the car he invented became so popular he couldn't build them fast enough, he came up with the modern assembly plant to meet demand. Profiles the life of the industrial giant who earned notoriety for his intolerance as well as his inventiveness. Traces his monumental career, from his first handbuilt car to saving his company with the introduction of the V-8 at an age when most men are long retired
Mao Tse Tung China's peasant emperor by A & E Home Video (Firm) ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program--told through the accounts of those who have met and studied him, loved and loathed him--includes archive film and pictures going back to the very earliest days of Mao's life as well as unique film of China at the turn of the century
 
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Languages
English (119)
Polish (2)
Spanish (1)
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