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Central Park Media (Firm)

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Works: 321 works in 413 publications in 2 languages and 7,757 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Juvenile works  Fiction  Animated films  Animated television programs  Interviews  Fantasy television programs 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Central Park Media (Firm)
Hotaru no haka by Isao Takahata ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in Japanese and English and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the aftermath of a World War II bombing, two orphaned children struggle to survive in the Japanese countryside. To Seita and his four-year-old sister, the helplessness and indifference of their countrymen is even more painful than the enemy raids. Through desperation, hunger, and grief, these children's lives are as heartbreakingly fragile as their spirit and love is inspiring. This is a tale of the true tragedy of war and innocence lost, not only of the abandoned young, but of an entire nation
The Silk road ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A panoramic tour examining the world's most historic and inaccessible locations, Silk Road escorts the viewer on the ancient path travelled by Marco Polo, linking the riches of China with the European markets of the Middle Ages
The boy who wanted to be a bear ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mother bear's cub dies in the Artic wild, and her mate steals a human boy to be their son. The mother bear loves the child more with each passing day, and he grows as wild and free as the strongest bear. When the boy's human father arrives to take him back, the child must choose his own destiny. Can her return to the life of humankind, or will his heart forever be the heart of a beast?
The art-gallery in the desert ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tour the Ma-gao Caves at Dun-Huang--over 500 caves, more than 30 miles in length, with 3,000 murals and statues--in the middle of the Gobi Desert. Dating from 366 AD, and encompassing the art styles of Greece, India and the many dynasties of China, these hand-tunneled caves are a tour-de-force of religious art
Glories of ancient Chang-an ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Visit modern-day Xi-an, formerly Chang-an, the starting point of the Silk Road and the world's largest city when it was capital of Tan Dynasty China in the 7th century. See the clay army of Emperor Qin Huang Di, the sculptures of Emperor Gao-zong's tomb, enter a Buddhist temple, climb the Great Wall, and examine the underground murals of Princess Yong-tai
A thousand kilometres beyond the Yellow River ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leave Xi-an and cross the Yellow River on a goat-skin raft. Visit the giant Buddha at Bing-li-si, traverse the forbidding He-xi Corridor, stroll the streets of the citadel town of Zhang-ye, and visit the Nie-pan Buddha, already 200 years old when Marco Polo lived there in the fourteenth century
In search of the Kingdom of Loulan ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Learn of the lost kingdom of Lou-lan, which vanished into the sands of the desert when the nearby lake Lop Nor moved away. Find relics of the Silk Road from over a millenium ago
The dark castle ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the ghost castle of Khara-khoto, 250 miles from the oasis of Jiu-chang in the Gobi Desert. This legendary city was obliterated from the face of the Earth by Ghengis Khan. Later unearthed by the Russian explorer Koslov, who took its artworks to the Hermitage, it remains empty today as local citizens consider the ground to be cursed
Across the Taklamakan Desert ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Visit the ancient Buddhist city of Miran, meet the Uighurs of the oasis town of Cherchen, cross the Taklamakan Desert, and stumble into the ruins of Niya
KakuRenBo ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
There is a street where no one lives, where ghostly lights flicker in the shadows. It is whispered that children who play hide-and-seek there after dark are kidnapped by demons and disappear forever. Tonight, a boy named Hikora joins the game in search of his missing sister. The stree lamps flare though no one is there to light them The game - and the terror - are about to begin!
Pumping iron II the women ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focuses on five top female body-builders as they prepare for the Caesars Palace World Cup championship
Pearl Harbor the view from Japan ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and Japanese and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first Pearl Harbor documentary from the Japanese perspective
The tale of Genji ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in Japanese and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows the life and loves of Hikaru Genji, a nobleman who was born the son of an emperor and later made a commoner. He was the most handsome man in the nation with abilities in poetry and music that were unparalleled
Animated classics of Japanese literature ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in Japanese and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Izu dancer. "A young student falls in love with a traveling dancer. Their love is sincere, but social differences may tear them apart." The dancing girl. "A Japanese man working in turn of the century Berlin fathers a child with an impoverished dancer. Together, they strive to build a home and family, but political difficulties force the father to choose between his career and the women he loves." A ghost story. "A blind lute player chants the old legend of a great battle between the Genji and Heiki families. His music attracts the attention of the Heiki dead, whose ghosts request a performance."--Container
Revolutionary girl Utena ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in Japanese and English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Utena came to the Ohtori Academy in pursuit of the mysterious prince from her past, not to fight for possession of the Rose Bride. But the Rose Bride, Anthy, is more than just a prize, she's her best friend. But the president of the Student Council is a Duelist, and he may be Utena's prince as well. Utena must decide whether or not to fight the man she's loved since childhood, or her best friend may lose her freedom
Ultimate crop circles signs from space? ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Crop circle expert Colin Andrews offers insights into the mystery of crop circle and the intelligence community's efforts to prevent his further research on the subject
Biruma no tategoto ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in Japanese and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biruma no tategoto: Near the end of World War II, a soldier is missing and presumed dead by his captured comrades. A mysterious monk may hold the key to his disappearance, but the monk hides painful secrets, the revelation of which will forever change the lives of the prisoners
Shōjo kakumei Utena Revolutionary girl Utena : the movie ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in Japanese and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With a mystical sword, Utena duels her classmates to protect her strange friend Anthy, who is the key to a magical power that everyone wants and could make Utena's dream - to become a prince - come true. But their deepening friendship hides a terrible secret, and Utena must face the truth about herself and those she loves ... and learn what it truly means to be a hero
Khotan oasis of silk and jade ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tour the Kun-lun mountains where jade has been mined for over two thousand years; join the search for the rediscovery of Dandan Oilik, the great Buddhist temple city; watch the silk dance of the Xin-Yu Song and Dance Troupe; and wander a Sunday market in Khotan
Through the Tian Shan Mountains by rail ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A 300 mile journey from the oasis city of Turfan to Korla. The entire caravan including camels boards a train for the trip through the Gobi Desert and beyond the Tian Shan Mountain range
 
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