WorldCat Identities

Cascio, Michael 1950-

Overview
Works: 83 works in 119 publications in 1 language and 4,622 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  History  Documentary television programs  Biographical television programs  Film adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary films  Educational films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Producer, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 813.6
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Most widely held works by Michael Cascio
Wolfgang Mozart by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 510 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
The Vanderbilts( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the family once called the most powerful in America
F. Scott Fitzgerald : the great American dreamer( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life of F. Scott Fitzgerald, the American novelist who epitomized the Jazz Age and the Roaring Twenties
Mafia : the history of the Mob in America( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of documentaries produced by A & E presents a broad overview of organized crime in America, beginning with immigrants who formed gangs soon after arriving in the late 19th century. The focus is on Italian-American gangsters, though there are mentions of Irish and Jewish gangs, which at various times cooperated with or competed against the Mafia, and one program in the collection presents skeins of conjecture while seeking to document links between the Mob and the Kennedy political dynasty. The documentaries use vintage newsreel footage as well as clips of Hollywood versions of gang life to illustrate the narration
Andrew Carnegie : Prince of Steel( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the history of Skibo Castle in the Scottish Highlands, home to Andrew Carnegie
Sahara by Michael Palin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three intrepid adventurers, including the legendary Dirk Pitt, set out to claim a massive treasure and foil the efforts of a cadre intent on world destruction
In the womb collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the moment of conception, every human embryo embarks on an incredible nine-month journey of development. Now, cutting-edge technology makes it possible for National Geographic Channel's "In the womb" to open a window into the hidden world of the fetus and explore each trimester in amazing new detail. Revolutionary 3-D and 4-D imagery sheds light on the delicate, dark world of a fetus as never before and follows a rare fetoscope operation, performed in utero with the hope of correcting life-threatening complications before birth
Incredible monuments of Rome( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the stories behind those responsible for creating some of the magnificent monuments of Rome. Attempts to discover what the monuments symbolized in the ancient Roman world
David & Goliath : a Biblical battle by Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the story of David, the shepherd boy who slew the Philistine giant Goliath to become the hero of his people
The Kellogg Brothers : Corn Flake Kings( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the invention of the corn flake by brothers William and John Kellogg. William saw the commercial potential of the new cereal, sued his brother and won the rights to the family name. He then built a large cereal industry, and became a well-known philanthropist, while John died in obscurity. Includes rare footage, archival material, and interviews with family members
The fate of the Neandertals( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines recent discoveries by archaeologists regarding the disappearance of the Neanderthals
Ancient prophecy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at prophecy through the ages, covering Biblical prophecy, precognition, Nostradamus, premonitions, and palmistry. Experts from various backgrounds discuss whether it is possible for people to know the future
Katharine Hepburn( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life of Katharine Hepburn, the winner of 4 Academy Awards. Includes interviews with directors, actors, and family members as well as scenes from her films and interviews with the star herself
Henry Ford by Bert Cunnington( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the rise of Henry Ford from machinist and engineer to powerful industrialist. Examines his development of an automobile affordable to the masses and his institution of the five-dollar-a-day wage. Explores his disapproval of organized labor and his antagonistic relationship with his son
J.C. Penney : main street millionaire by J. C Penney( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of J.C. Penney, who went from being a poor Scottish immigrant to being 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 benefitted from his philanthropy
Richard the Lionheart( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seeks the truth behind the many legends of Richard the Lionheart
David & Goliath : a Biblical battle( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the story of David, the shepherd boy who slew the Philistine giant Goliath to become the hero of his people
Allan Pinkerton : the original private-eye( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and career of private investigator Allan Pinkerton, founder of the Pinkerton National Detective Agency
Violence in the media by Erica Scharrer( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poses the question: does violence on television and in the movies beget more violence or do the media merely hold up a mirror to a country awash in violence?
Reincarnation by Diane Valavnis( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the idea, promoted by some religions, that the soul survives after death and is reborn in another physical body
 
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David & Goliath : a Biblical battle
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