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Jayanti, Vikram

Overview
Works: 35 works in 78 publications in 1 language and 3,562 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  History  Nonfiction films  Biographical films  Nonfiction television programs  Historical films  Sports films  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Producer, Narrator, Director, Author
Classifications: GV1132.A44, 973.7092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Vikram Jayanti
When we were kings by Leon Gast( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on Mohammad Ali at the time of the famous "Rumble in the Jungle" match with George Forman in Zaire
Lincoln( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed as if through the president's own eyes, Lincoln goes deeper than any documentary has before to reveal the troubled depths behind the man known as the Great Emancipator
Lincoln, his life and legacy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrate the nation's sixteenth president. Presents a complex portrait of a man who many consider to be our greatest commander-in-chief, but who considered himself a lonely man. Brings to life the tumultuous time in which he led the country, some of his finest Civil War moments, and his final hours
Lincoln( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burdened by a tragic family life, suicidal urges, and unsettled sexuality, Abraham Lincoln was able to employ his powerful wit and innate charm to transform his inner demons. Filmed as if through the president's own eyes, this episode of Biography captures the dark soul behind one of history's brightest lights. Interviews with leading Lincoln biographers such as Gore Vidal, Jan Morris, and Harold Holzer are also included
Game over : Kasparov and the machine by Vikram Jayanti( Visual )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In May 1997 Gary Kasparov, widely regarded as the greatest chess player the world has ever seen, played Deep Blue - a hulking one and a half ton IBM supercomputer. As it played out in the media, this was a chess tournament and scientific experiment that would question our dominance as the most intelligent entity on the planet. Capturing people's imaginations, the outcome of this 'Man vs. Machine' battle was stunning. To win the match, the computer did what many thought impossible at the time - it appeared to think like a human
The Hairy Bikers ride again by Dave Myers( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dave and Si are caving up the roads of the world on their motorbikes in search of adventurous food and foodie adventures. Their infectious enthusiasm and natural charm makes them a joy to watch and their delicious, relaxed food is a pleasure to cook and eat
Innocents Abroad( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A delightful, light-hearted film about forty American tourists visiting ten European countries in a whirlwind two weeks
In her own time( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on cultural anthropologist Barbara Myerhoff's study of the community of Hasidic Jews in Los Angeles's Fairfax neighborhood. Tells also how, after exhausting medical treatment for cancer, she found strength among the traditions, faith, and caring of these Orthodox Jews
Živeli : medicine for the heart( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at Serbian Americans and their music and culture. Filmed in Chicago and Northern California
Recycled, re-seen : folk art from the global scrap heap by Deirdre Evans-Pritchard( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through interviews with artists around the world, this video teaches the value of recycling the world's discards into artwork
Loretta Lynn : still a mountain girl( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Inducted into more music Halls of Fame than any female recording artist to date, Loretta Lynn (b. April 14, 1932) has earned four Grammy Awards, Kennedy Center Honors and a Presidential Medal of Freedom, and sold more than 45 million records worldwide. Still going strong after more than 50 years, "The Queen of Country Music" is now the subject of this new documentary Loretta Lynn: Still a Mountain Girl. With unprecedented access to Lynn, her family and archives, Still a Mountain Girl features never-before-seen home movies, performances and photos, as well as insightful interviews with her friends and fellow musicians, including Jack White (producer of Lynn's Grammy-winning album Van Lear Rose), Sheryl Crow, Willie Nelson, Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood, Reba McEntire, Miranda Lambert and Bill Anderson. till a Mountain Girl explores Lynn's hard-fought road to stardom, her struggles to balance her marriage to Oliver "Doolittle" Lynn and six children with her music career, her friendships and collaborations with Spacek, Patsy Cline, Conway Twitty, Johnny Cash, June Carter Cash and music producer Owen Bradley, along with her life on the road, her Nashville and Hurricane Mills communities, her songwriting inspirations and her music's lasting impact on her peers and fans."--Container
Lord Glenconner is the man who bought Mustique( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An entertaining look at Lord Glenconner, a Scottish lord who bought the tiny Caribbean island of Mustique in 1956 for a song and turned it into a playground for the rich and famous. But in the late 70's, he ran out of money, lost control of his island, and was banished to a nearby island. This follow as he returns to Mustique for the first time in 10 years
The Christmas truce( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the spontaneous suspension of hostilities along the Western Front, when once and future enemies traded pieces of uniforms, shared Christmas rations, buried their dead together, and played games. Eyewitness accounts, the recorded recollections of those who were there, newspaper stories and military records help document this extraordinary occurrence, an event that in many ways symbolized the final flickerings of the world that ended as the Twentieth Century took hold.--Website
Lincoln, his life and legacy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrate the nation's sixteenth president. Presents a complex portrait of a man who many consider to be our greatest commander-in-chief, but who considered himself a lonely man. Brings to life the tumultuous time in which he led the country, some of his finest Civil War moments, and his final hours
James Ellroy's Feast of death( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow James Ellroy as he takes a profane trip down memory lane to re-visit the scenes of infamous murders: to Dealey Plaza and the assassination site of U.S. President John F. Kennedy; to the remote location of his mother's 1958 murder; to the lonely field in Los Angeles where the mutilated corpse of Elizabeth Short (aka The Black Dahlia) was dumped in 1947. Includes a skull session with noted Los Angeles detectives and journalists who dissect in graphic detail the tragic life and death of Elizabeth Short, ultimately naming the most likely suspect
Recycled, re-seen : folk art from the global scrap heap( Visual )

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

Through interviews with artists around the world, this video teaches the value of recycling the world's discards into artwork
Ends of the earth : Death Valley( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Death Valley is a place of everchanging color and mood. Home to peculiar plants and uniquely adapted animals, this otherworldly atmosphere is etched into the American consciousness. Sense the stunning appeal of this powerful site, and discover why no one leaves Death Valley untouched
Death Valley : ends of the earth( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tour of Death Valley that covers the history, geography, geology, and climate of the area
Lincoln( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed as if through the president's own eyes, Lincoln goes deeper than any documentary has before to reveal the troubled depths behind the man known as the Great Emancipator
Lincoln : his life and legacy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines Abraham Lincoln's life and presidency
 
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