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Cinenova Productions

Overview
Works: 64 works in 94 publications in 3 languages and 1,090 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Biography  Educational films  Internet videos  Biographical television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary films 
Classifications: DT92.7, 920
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Most widely held works by Cinenova Productions
Cleopatra, the first woman of power( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anjelica Huston narrates this look at Queen Cleopatra which portrays her as a visionary ruler and brilliant strategist motivated by a genuine concern for her people. Includes original location footage and interviews with historians
Moby Dick the true story( Visual )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sinking of the American whaleship the Essex by a sperm whale in the mid-Pacific on November 20, 1820 and the startling reality of the epic struggle for the crew to survive. Inspiring the writing of Moby Dick by Herman Melville
Cleopatra's palace in search of a legend by Jane Armstrong( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join underwater explorer Franck Goddio and his team of undersea divers and scientists, using sonar technology, as they explore the sunken lost city of Alexandria and Cleopatra's magnificent home
Panama Canal the Mountain and the Mosquito( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Panama Canal, one of the wonders of the modern world, ranks among the greatest engineering achievements of the 20th century. This program spotlights William Gorgas and John Stevens -- only two of the legions who worked on the project, but who stand out, even a century later, for their extraordinary achievements in spite of seemingly insurmountable obstacles. Dr. Gorgas is remembered for his success in controlling malaria and yellow fever in the region, while chief engineer Stevens is known for having built the infrastructure necessary to complete the canal and maintain the sanitation measures of Gorgas
Atlantis, mystery of the Minoans( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Millionaire Arthur Evans is consumed by the belief that the legends of Greece point to an earlier civilization that formed the basis for the legend of the Lost Continent of Atlantis. He spends his life, and most of his fortune, uncovering this earliest of all European societies."--Container
Skull wars the missing link by Jane & Button, Nancy Armstrong( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and Chinese and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the early 1920's, Professor Raymond Dart uncovers a tiny skull in a South African quarry that ignites one of the greatest controversies of 20th century science. Believing he has found the Missing Link in the evolution from ape to man, Dart's theory directly challenges the prevailing wisdom of British Anthropology and Dart is soon pitted against his former mentor in a bitter battle over whose theory of evolution is correct."--Container
Writing the Dead Sea scrolls( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Dead Sea Scrolls are widely considered to be one of the greatest archaeological finds in modern history. More than half a century after their discovery, scientists are still trying to solve the mystery of who wrote them. With special access to the scrolls, National Geographic goes beyond the enclosed glass case to examine the actual texts up close and explores the caves where they were found. Witness as a new clue to the identity of the scrolls' writers is deciphered--a 2,000-year-old cup inscribed with a strange text. Could analysis of this finding unravel the mystery?"--Publisher
Tutankhamun, the last pharaoh( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Howard Carter's search for and discovery of King Tutankhamun's tomb in the Valley of Kings
Shipwreck!( Visual )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1915 1200 people lost their lives when a German U-boat torpedoed the cruise ship Lusitania eleven miles off the Irish coast. Many questions have been answered - but many ambiguities remain. How could the mammoth floating palace completely submerge in just 18 minutes? Why did British military personnel, including Winston Churchill, support the attack on American lives? Why did prestigious American travelers disregard warnings of an imminent attack? Survivor interviews, vintage footage, powerful re-enactments, vital new information and modern computer simulations finally reveal the truth surrounding the sinking of the Lusitania
Tutankhamun the last pharoah( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Howard Carter's search for and discovery of King Tutankhamun's tomb in the Valley of Kings. Many of those involved would pay a high price for violating the tomb. Was it coincidence or curse?
En busca de Machu Picchu los secretos del imperio inca( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in Spanish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the quest by the American archaeologist, Hiram Bingham, in the remote Andes of Peru for a legendary lost city, and of his discovery of the perfectly preserved royal Inca complex of Machu Picchu
Humans, who are we? the birth of the human mind( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A variety of experts trace the course of climatic changes, genetic mutations, and behavioral devleopments that led to the moment when hominid became Homo sapiens. Dramatizations of early hominid life complement the discussion of leading authorities
Dragon hunters secrets of the Gobi Desert( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Roy Chapman Andrews' exploration of the Gobi Desert to prove the theory that mammals first developed in Asia
Dragon hunters secrets of the Gobi Desert( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of dashing paleontologist Roy Chapman Andrews' exploration of the Gobi Desert to discover secrets of evolution, making dinosaur-hunting history
Lost temple to the gods by Larry Bambrick( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Egyptian city of Heracleion slowly, mysteriously disappeared after 20 B.C. Long-lost remnants of the missing city and its crowning jewel, the Temple of Hercules were discovered off the coast of modern-day Alexandria. Thanks to the remarkable preservation of the artifacts, scientists are able to reconstruct the look of one of the world's most mythic regions. But, beneath the sand and silt lies an even greater discovery. Watch as Goddio and his team use the latest electronic equipment - including single side-band sonar and nuclear magnetic resonance magnetometers - to dig deeper, probing beneath the seafloor to uncover a 3,000-year old temple-city frozen in time with its statues and shrines in pristine condition
Escape from Earth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the efforts of humankind to escape the bounds of Earth and explore the universe. Includes hypothetical scenarios for future space travel and colonization of other planets
Shipwreck! deadly harbor( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On April 9, 1968, 700 people piled on to the Wahine, a New Zealand ferry boat, the most common form of inter-island transportation. The Wahine's story is told utilising interviews with survivors, rare television footage and re-enactments. The innocent passengers and crew had no reason to suspect they were on a collision course with the worst storm New Zealand had ever seen. Early the next morning, the ship's radar failed as 40-foot waves and winds of 90 knots pummelled the ferry. Having lost power, the ship slammed into the jagged rocks of Barrett's Reef. Rescue ships battled with limited visibility but couldn't make it to the ferry and the passengers had to abandon the ship"--Container
Shipwreck!( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On July 25, 1956, the Andrea Doria and the Stockholm collided in heavy fog, leaving fifty people dead. Using rare film footage and eyewitness accounts, this program investigates the circumstances that led to the sinking of the Andrea Doria
Shipwreck!( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In November of 1965, the cruise ship Yarmouth Castle caught fire en route between Miami and the Bahamas, leaving many passengers to choose between the flames and the shark-infested waters below
Cuban missile crisis( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the secret submarines which played a part in the Cuban Missile Crisis
 
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