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New Film Company

Overview
Works: 33 works in 49 publications in 1 language and 166 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Ethnographic films  Juvenile works  Drama  Action and adventure films  History  Children's films  Gangster films  Personal narratives‡vNorwegian 
Classifications: GN303, 598.33
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Publications about New Film Company
Publications by New Film Company
Most widely held works by New Film Company
Old, black, and alive some contrasts in aging ( visu )
4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Uses a variety of interviews with aging blacks in order to show the different ways in which blacks adapt to the aging process
Sugaring time ( visu )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Shows how a Vermont family gathers sap from sugar maples and boils it into a rich and sweet syrup. Recalls the history of sugaring
Sugaring time ( visu )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Shows how a Vermont family gathers sap from sugar maples and boils it into a rich and sweet syrup. Recalls the history of sugaring
Yankee in Kamchatka - wilderness adventure in Siberia by Robert F Perkins( visu )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Robert Perkins is the first American to enter Kamchatka, Siberia. He is a guide to a remarkable adventure of canoeing, climbing, herding reindeer and hiking
American challenge ( visu )
2 editions published between 1981 and 1988 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
A documentary on the challenges faced by seven solo sailors competing in the Observer Singlehanded Transatlantic Race. Includes animated sequences and footage taken by automatic cameras on board the vessels
Haunted cry of a long gone bird ( visu )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Richard Wheeler at age 60 decided to kayak the historic migration route of the extinct great auk to see if the bird would be able to survive today if it hadn't been hunted to extinction. He finds much evidence of declining stock of cod and other commercial fishes. He looks at remote villages dependent upon fishing and knows humankind has not learned to stop pushing species to extinction
Passage ( visu )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Juxtaposes an account of a transatlantic sailboat crossing by Arne Brun Lie, author of Night and fog, with his reflections on his experiences as a prisoner from the Norwegian resistence held in Hitler's concentration camps during World War II
Outward bound ( visu )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
An intimate view of people testing their limits, sharing their thoughts and feelings, becoming part of the action, the discomforts, the victories. Portrays the experience that makes each Outward Bound course a unique personal adventure
The Ultimate challenge ( visu )
3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Shows the BOC Challenge, a single-handed yacht race that began in Newport, R.I., in Aug. 1982 and finished in Newport in May 1983 after stops in Cape Town, Sidney, and Rio de Janeiro. Uses film shot during the race by eight of the competitors and includes interviews in each port that reveal the sailors' successes, struggles, and failures
Friendship sloop-- a heritage retained ( visu )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Documents the renewed interest in the Friendship sloop, a gaff-rigged sailboat that was important to maritime commerce along the coast of Maine from the mid-1800s to the end of the great age of sail. Also shows two boat builders, one working in the traditional manner with wood and the other building with modern materials
The Navigators : pathfinders of the Pacific by Sanford H Low( visu )
in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Follows archaeologists as they seek clues to the origins and achievements of ancient Polynesian seafarers. Shows the excavation of a powerful voyaging canoe on the Tahitian island of Huahine, early sailing routes in Fiji, and traces of Hawaii's first settlers on Molokai
A Question of values ( visu )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Probes the attitudes of people in Searsport, Maine, as they confront a proposal to build an oil refinery on their bay. Presents arguments from both proponents and opponents of the refinery
Into the great solitude ( visu )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Robert Perkins journals his solo canoe expedition to the Arctic Ocean by way of northwest Canada's 700-mile-long Back River
Around alone ( visu )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Shows Dodge Morgan as he becomes the first American to sail solo nonstop around the world and, using automatic cameras, films his own odyssey. Facing his fears, loneliness, and treacherous seas, and totally dependent on himself for survival, he finds the courage to persevere and the will to succeed
Home free : return of the bald eagle ( visu )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Tells about a project to restore the nesting bald eagle population. Shows how state officials in Massachusetts transported four Canadian-born eaglets into their state. Records the experiment and includes the filmed experiences and remarks of the wildlife photographer who initiated the idea
Living & dying ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Sam and Nadia are a pair of bank robbers who become involved in a hostage situation after their heist is botched. Now, with the lives of other hostages in their hands, and with a crooked agent ready to unleash his own brand of justice, the thieves must become heroes to protect the innocent from two crazed killers
Striped bass : mysterious disappearance ( visu )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Describes the mysterious disappearance of striped bass from North America's East coast waters and what is being done to save them
Carry it on ( visu )
in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
"Carry It On is a stunning black-and-white documentary that takes the viewer into the emotional and political currents of the late 1960's as seen through the eyes of folksinger Joan Baez and her husband David Harris, a student organizer and leader of the draft resistance movement ..."--Container
American challenge, in the Observer Singlehanded Transatlantic Race ( visu )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
A documentary on the challenges faced by seven solo sailors competing in the Observer Singlehanded TransAtlantic Race. Includes animated sequences and footage taken by automatic cameras on board the vessels
The BOC Challenge, 1986-1987 : around alone ( visu )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Shows the BOC Challenge, the longest, most treacherous solo yatch race that began in Newport, in Aug. 1986 and finished in Newport in May 1987 after stops in Cape Town, Sidney, and Rio de Janeiro
 
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