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Atlas Video, Inc

Overview
Works: 130 works in 160 publications in 1 language and 5,035 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Drama  Biographical films  Biographical television programs  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary films  Film adaptations  Art 
Roles: Author, Distributor
Classifications: PR6064.I235, 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 445 libraries worldwide
In this overview of the life and work of M.C. Escher, examples of his incredibly detailed prints are shown and analyzed with particular attention to his use of symmetry and geometrical figures. Patterns in the Italian countryside and mosaic tiles from Spain were two major influences in the printmaker's work, as was the work of mathematicians specializing in "impossible objects" which could be drawn, but not created in three dimensional space. Escher incorporated all of these elements to create a fantastic world described as an encounter between imagination and the culture of mathematics and science
American experience by Mathew B Brady( visu )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and held by 235 libraries worldwide
Video tells the life and times of Robert E. Lee, from his birth ij the Virginia aristocracy to the fiery battlefields of the Civil War
Ulysses S. Grant : warrior, president by Robert Skimin( visu )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and held by 198 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
The Spirit of the mask ( visu )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 177 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
Washington monuments ( visu )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 173 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
Ironclads : the Monitor & the Merrimac ( visu )
2 editions published in 1988 in Undetermined and English and held by 167 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
The Sun dagger ( visu )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 165 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
Stonewall Jackson ( visu )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and held by 158 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 156 libraries worldwide
Giant animals, superhuman feats and other preposterous impossibilities in this collection of tall tales
Scary stories ( visu )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
This collection of traditional, spine-tingling, scary tales told by accomplished storytellers is sure to appeal to both young and old
Shadowlands by Richard Attenborough( visu )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of C.S. Lewis, a world-renowned writer and professor who remains untouched by any great passion until he meets and falls in love with Joy Gresham, a feisty, abrasive New York divorcée
Dreamtales ( visu )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 137 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
For the living ( visu )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 136 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
The Iron road ( visu )
2 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 133 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 125 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 108 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 105 libraries worldwide
Collection of tales told by well-known storytellers which feature fairies, spiders who speak, and the magic of the moon
Mysteries of Peru ( visu )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Part of a documentary series exploring the achievements of pre-Inca civilization, this film examines the lines and vast animal figures drawn by ancient Peruvians in the flat desert floor. German-born mathematician Maria Reiche discusses her theory that the Nazca lines are a sophisticated astronomical observatory, created to mark risings and settings of the sun, moon and stars
The Giant Nile ( visu )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 92 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
Soul by Seal( visu )
2 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
"An exploration of the great human mysteries, the Soul trilogy of programs bridges the gulf between modern science and religion, asserting that the price of scientific knowledge is not spiritual emptiness."
 
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