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Hovde, Ellen

Overview
Works: 130 works in 348 publications in 1 language and 11,775 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Cross-cultural studies  Documentary television programs  Interviews  Drama  Documentary films  Biographical films  Juvenile works  Short films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Production personnel, Narrator, Performer
Classifications: E302.6.F8, 973.3092
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Ellen Hovde
Publications by Ellen Hovde
Publications by Ellen Hovde, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Ellen Hovde
 
Most widely held works by Ellen Hovde
Liberty! the American Revolution ( visu )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 1,914 libraries worldwide
Liberty! is a exuberant documentary about the American Revolution and our fight for freedom. It chronicles the events leading up to the declaration of war and the lasting effects these events had on shaping our country today
Grey Gardens ( visu )
24 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,336 libraries worldwide
Grey Gardens captures the haunting relationship between Edith Bouvier Beale and her daughter, Little Edie. Two endearing recluses happen to be aunt and first cousin to Jackie Onassis. They feed cats and racoons while they rehash the past behind the walls of the East Hampton mansion
Benjamin Franklin ( visu )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,267 libraries worldwide
Traces Franklin's life from humble beginnings to fame as a scientist, founding father, and America's first diplomat to France
American photography a century of images by Ellen Hovde( visu )
16 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,133 libraries worldwide
The story of the pictures we have taken and where they have taken us. The series traces the profound effect photographs have had on American life--influencing what we buy, how we dress, how we get the news, and in the matters of life and death, medicine, science, and war
The Crash of 1929 ( visu )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 1,022 libraries worldwide
On October 29, 1929 - Black Monday - large and small investors alike lost corporate and personal fortunes when the stock market crashed. This program examines the reasons behind the crash and whether the crash was predictable
Saving the national treasures ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 477 libraries worldwide
The Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights are literally fading away. The Archives' curators have detected signs of decay. A five-year project is underway to design new encasements and a new rotunda for the charters
Five films about Christo & Jeanne-Claude ( visu )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 397 libraries worldwide
La visión de artistas ambientales/conceptuales Christo y Jeanne-Claude crea un torbellino de controversia en muchas de las comunidades donde ellos instalan su trabajo conocido para proyectos aparentemente incomprensibles, el objetivo es cambiar el camino, la gente y su entorno tanto natural como artificial. Es una serie de películas que atraviesan sus creaciones a partir de 1974 hasta 1995. Cineastas legendarios Albert y David Maysles, capturan la belleza imponente, el drama, y la determinación escarpada complicada en la traída para llevar estos proyectos inspiradores
Behind the scenes [the complete series] ( visu )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 267 libraries worldwide
Focuses on the creative process behind the visual and performing arts. Goes behind the scenes with renowned artists and performers, covering fields of painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, music, dance and theater. Designed to instill creative and critical thinking skills in children through exploration of the visual and performing arts
Julie Taymor setting a scene ( visu )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
A visit with theater director Julie Taymor who gives children a glimpse of her at work staging scenes from The Tempest. The children are also given a taste of the kind of visual theater created by using puppets, masks and music
Dogs. the early years ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
The first program explores the world of dogs that go the extra step beyond man's best friend-- service dogs, search and rescue dogs, therapy dogs, celebrity dogs, sheepdogs and war dogs. The second program looks at puppies. Trainers, breeders, owners, vets, biologists and dog lovers of every kind talk about puppies - their talents and temperaments, needs and loves
Behind the scenes with David Hockney ( visu )
14 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 217 libraries worldwide
Demonstrates that balance doesn't necessarily mean symmetry. See how artists create balance through shape and color, as well as how artists use imbalance. Sculptor Nancy Graves wears a hard hat and works in a foundry to create a work that is a surprising balancing act
Dancing by Rhoda Grauer( visu )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
Pt. 3. What social values and ideals inform the dances we do? Why is something that one society views as elegant seen as shocking or silly in another context? Pt. 8. Examines how dance cultures meld with modern society on the brink of a new century
An empire of reason ( visu )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
Docudrama recreating the ratification debates on the U.S. Constitution as if they were being covered by today's television news. Highlights the New York convention in July, 1788
Behind the scenes with Julie Taymor ( visu )
7 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
A visit with theater director Julie Taymor who gives children a glimpse of her at work staging scenes from The tempest. Shows children the kind of visual theater created by using puppets, masks and music
American photography : a century of images ( visu )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
The power of the photographic image remains undiminished in the latter part of the 20th century, even though it faces new challenges from television, technology, motion pictures, and elsewhere. Photography Transformed examines surveillance photography and the Cuban Missile crisis, searing images from the Vietnam War and the Civil Rights violence-while highlighting the transformation to the new era of image-driven celebrity, presidential "image politics," and the challenge to achieve photographic truth when computers have the ability to alter photography without detection. The film presents a message that is very clear: despite new technologies, still images-whether captured on film or as electrons-will endure
The reluctant revolutionaries Blows must decide ( visu )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Episode 1. In 1763 American colonists were happily British, and proud to be subjects of King George. With the end of the French and Indian war, America became a land of opportunity, and the future founding fathers were poised to take advantage of it. Then the British imposed a seemingly routine tax--the Stamp Act. It created a firestorm throughout the colonies as Americans saw their liberties and power threatened. Benjamin Franklin found himself in the center of controversy as relations between England and America unravelled--Container
Sex and social dance ( visu )
4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
This program examines the male and female roles in dancing in three different societies: USA, Morocco, and Cook Islands of Polynesia. Includes archival film footage
The world turned upside down Are we to be a nation? ( visu )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Episode 5. How do Americans, fighting in the name of liberty, justify the institution of slavery? The British hoped to exploit the contradictions posed by slavery and enlist the support of loyalists in the South, but they failed. The convergence of Washington's army and the French fleet at Yorktown trapped a weary British army led by Lord Cornwallis. Two years later, the Treaty of Paris was signed, ending eight years of fighting
Behind the scenes with Wayne Thiebaud ( visu )
13 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Wayne Thiebaud shows how volume, shape, feeling and movement can transform a line into art. Cartoonist Matt Groening demonstrates how lines can suggest movement in comic strips
Behind the scenes ( visu )
in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Focuses on the creative process behind the visual arts of painting and drawing. David Hockney, whose work spans painting, drawing, book illustrations, photo-collage and set design shows how modern artists play with perspective, illusions of depth and the vanishing point. Artist Wayne Tiebaud shows how volume, shape and movement can transform a simple line into art. Artist Robert Gil de Montes shows how his reliance on color and imagination in his art reflects a keen awareness of his Mexican roots
 
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