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Atlas Video, Inc

Overview
Works: 123 works in 159 publications in 1 language and 5,471 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Drama  Documentary television programs  Art  Documentary films  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: NE670.E75, 769.92
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Publications about Atlas Video, Inc
Publications by Atlas Video, Inc
Most widely held works by Atlas Video, Inc
The fantastic world of M.C. Escher by Michele Emmer( visu )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 485 libraries worldwide
Explores the man, his inspirations, and the mathematical principles found in his art through first-person accounts by Escher's friends and mathematicians, computer animated re-creations of his work, and a look at his sources of inspiration in Italy and Spain
Robert E. Lee ( visu )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and held by 252 libraries worldwide
From his birth in the Virginia aristocracy, to the fiery battlefields of the Civil War, to his presidency of an emerging southern university, this compelling documentary chronicles the remarkable triumphs and dramatic defeats of the legendary Confederate general
Ulysses S. Grant ( visu )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
Video tells the extraordinary story of Ulysses S. Grant, the one time shop clerk who became commander of the Civil War's victorious Union armies
Mysteries of Peru ( visu )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 199 libraries worldwide
Part of a documentary series exploring the achievements of pre-Inca civilization, this film examines the ruins of ancient civilizations that thrived along Peru's coastal deserts. The ruins of Chan Chan and the religious center of Pakatnamu bear silent witness to the great Chimu culture
The Spirit of the mask ( visu )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
Anthropologist Wade Davis explores the spiritual and psychological powers of the mask in the myths, rituals and ceremonies of the Northwest Coast Indians
The Sun dagger ( visu )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
Describes the discovery of a celestial calendar in the Chaco Canyon in New Mexico which was constructed more than 1,000 years ago by the Anasazi Indians. Describes the complex workings of the calendar and the culture of the Indians who built it
Washington monuments ( visu )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
An overview which captures the beauty and history of Washington, D.C.'s major landmarks and public buildings in and adjoining the Capitol Mall
Stonewall Jackson ( visu )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and held by 169 libraries worldwide
Jackson tells the remarkable story of the legendary Confederate general, Thomas J. Jackson. From his orphaned youth in the Appalachian Mountains to his daring exploits on Civil War battlefields, this powerful documentary presents the life and times of one of America's most brilliant-and eccentric-military leaders
Tall tales, yarns and whoppers ( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
Giant animals, superhuman feats and other preposterous impossibilities in this collection of tall tales
Ironclads the Monitor & the Merrimac ( visu )
2 editions published in 1988 in Undetermined and English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the two astonishing vessels that fought the most memorable naval battle of the Civil War, and revolutionized maritime warfare
Shadowlands ( visu )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of C.S. Lewis, this film is about the agonizing spiritual crisis of C.S. Lewis when his wife died from cancer. The love, grief, pain, and sorrow were so shattering to Lewis that his basic Christian beliefs, magnificently communicated in his many books, were now called into serious doubt. But he picked up the pieces and moved out of the depressing "shadowlands," realizing that "real life has not even begun yet."
Scary stories ( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
This collection of traditional, spine-tingling, scary tales told by accomplished storytellers is sure to appeal to both young and old
For the living ( visu )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 149 libraries worldwide
Reaching across time and space, For the living follows the creators of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum as they journey from the nation's capital to the death camps of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the forests of Poland, and the streets of Warsaw in their efforts to create a permanent, living reminder of the Holocaust. Their struggle to tell a story that is impossible to understand leads them beyond the world of two dimensional displays to unusual and resonating artifacts and, finally, to the voices of the victims themselves
Dreamtales ( visu )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 149 libraries worldwide
Contains two original animated films about Native American myths and beliefs. Watunna (1989) is from the Yekuana Indians of the Venezuelan rainforest. Starlore (1983) is a collection of five legends about stars taken from Eskimo, Pawnee, Aztec, Inca and Brazilian Indian mythology
The Iron road ( visu )
2 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
Chronicles America's race to unite East and West by rail. The completion of the first transcontinental railroad at Promontory, Utah, on May 10, 1869, marked a turning point in the settlement of the American West
Animal stories ( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
A cast of lovable creatures with lessons to share
Cavaliers & craftsmen colonial Williamsburg & Jamestown ( visu )
3 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
A visual exploration of two of America's most important colonies
Magic tales ( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Collection of tales told by well-known storytellers which feature fairies, spiders who speak, and the magic of the moon
Meteorites ( visu )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
Filled with amazing computer graphics, pictures from Voyager II, and footage of ancient meteor craters and specimens from around the world, Meterorites tells a fascinating story of science, legend, myth, and wonder
The Giant Nile ( visu )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
From Ethiopia to Cairo, far from the trails, in the rapids and the eddies of the River Omo, in the Savanna and swamps of the White Nile, on down to the pyramids, this film takes a voyage through time, seeking the first gestures of man, perpetuated by archaic tribes
 
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