Most widely held works by Simon Chinn
Man on wire ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,571 libraries worldwide
"On August 7th, 1974, a young Frenchman named Philippe Petit stepped out on a wire illegally rigged between the New York World Trade Center's Twin Towers. After dancing for nearly an hour on the wire, he was arrested, taken for psychological evaluation, and brought to jail, before finally being released. This extraordinary documentary incorporates Petit's personal footage to show how he overcame seemingly insurmountable challenges to achieve the artistic crime of the century."--Container.
America beyond the color line ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Henry Louis Gates, Harvard's Chair of Afro-American Studies, travels to the east coast, the deep South, inner city Chicago, and Hollywood to investigate modern black America and interview influential African Americans, including Colin Powell, Quincy Jones, Samuel L. Jackson, Alicia Keys, Maya Angelou, and Willie Herenton.
Man on wire L'homme sur le fil ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
On August 7, 1974, a young Frenchman named Phillippe Petit stepped out on a wire illegally rigged between World Trade Center's Twin Towers. After nearly an hour dancing on the wire, he was arrested, taken for psychological evaluation, and brought to jail before he was released. The documentary looks at the adventure through Petit's and his co-conspirators testimony.
Man on wire Der Drahtseilakt ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Smallpox 2002 silent weapon ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
"This film tells the story of a bioterrorist attack in 2002. The weapon is one of the deadliest infectious diseases known to man: smallpox. Eradicated from the world in 1977, smallpox re-emerged as a potential terrorist weapon at the end of the 20th century. Its deliberate release in 2002 leads to the most devastating global plague ever known"--Wall to Wall website.
Man on wire ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Multiple languages and held by 1 library worldwide
Documental que narra la hazaña del funambulista francés Philippe Petit que, el 7 de agosto de 1974, logró de manera ilegal caminar sobre un alambre tendido entre las torres gemelas del World Trade Center de Nueva York, tras lo cual fue arrestado por la policía.
Aerialists African Americans--Attitudes African Americans--Civil rights African Americans--Social conditions Animated films Biographical films Biography Bioterrorism Documentary films Documentary films Documentary television programs Drama Epidemics Feature films Feature films Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired France Great Britain Historical reenactments (Motion pictures) History Made-for-TV movies Motion pictures New York (State)--New York Nonfiction films Petit, Philippe,--1949- Smallpox Terrorism Tightrope walking Video recordings--for the hearing impaired World Trade Center (New York, N.Y.)