skip to content

Discovery Channel Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 634 works in 942 publications in 3 languages and 9,568 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  History  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary films  Wildlife television programs  Nature television programs  Biography  Science television programs  Wildlife films  Television mini-series 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor
Classifications: QL737.C22, 599.77315
Publication Timeline
Key
Publications about Discovery Channel Video (Firm)
Publications by Discovery Channel Video (Firm)
Most widely held works by Discovery Channel Video (Firm)
Living with wolves by Jim Dutcher( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 363 libraries worldwide
Filmmaker Jim Dutcher and his wife Jamie lived with gray wolves for three years to make this documentary, and their work reveals complex social behavior never before captured on film. You'll observe the dominance of the pack's alpha male and the submissiveness of the omega wolf. You'll see the pack initiate new members, and witness the critical moment when the alpha selects a mate. Perhaps most incredible is the bond developed between the wolves and the Dutchers, who ultimately must move the pack to another reserve in order to keep them alive
Amazing earth by Amanda Theunissen( visu )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 287 libraries worldwide
From the heights of Mount Everest, through the molten fields of Hawaii, to the very core of our planet, Amazing Earth reveals the geologic forces that have changed the face of our world and will ultimately change its face again
Body story ( visu )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 256 libraries worldwide
"Unravel the mysteries of the two most important organs in the human body--the heart and the brain. Travel inside the body and witness a heart attack in progress. Learn why a man's animal instincts take over under the influence of alcohol."--Container
Wolves at our door by Mose Richards( visu )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 249 libraries worldwide
Filmmaker Jim Dutcher and his wife Jamie lived with gray wolves for three years to make this documentary, and their work reveals complex social behavior never before captured on film. You'll observe the dominance of the pack's alpha male and the submissiveness of the omega wolf. You'll see the pack initiate new members, and witness the critical moment when the alpha selects a mate. Perhaps most incredible is the bond developed between the wolves and the Dutchers, who ultimately must move the pack to another reserve in order to keep them alive
Byzantium the lost empire by John. Johnston, Ron, director. Romer, Elizabeth. ABTV. Learning Channel (Firm) Discovery Communications, Inc. IBIS Films. Channel Four (Great Britain) Discovery Channel Video (Firm) Romer( visu )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
For more than 1,000 years, the Byzantine Empire was the eye of the entire world. The origin of great literature, fine art, and modern government, it was also the first Christian empire. Pass through the gates of Constantinople, explore the magnificent mosque of Hagia Sophia and see the looted treasures of the empire now located in St. Marks, Venice
Africa's elephant kingdom ( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
Avery Brooks narrates this film which explores an elephant clan's search for food and water as seen through the eyes of one old bull
Three Gorges the biggest dam in the world by Jodie Foster( visu )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
Using interviews and computer simulation, this video provides insight into the complex issues surrounding the Three Gorges project which will dam the Yangtse River
Why dogs smile & chimpanzees cry ( visu )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
Documentary filmmakers and scientists in fields as diverse as paleontology, embryology, and neurobiology report evidence in support of the emotional life of wild and domestic animals
Dinosaur planet ( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
This Discovery Channel documentary uses computer generated images to tell the story of how the reptiles roamed the Earth 80 million years ago. Several noted dinosaur experts join narrator Christian Slater in this educational program
The Korean war our time in hell ( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
On June 24, 1950, Communist North Korea, backed by China and the Soviet Union, invades South Korea. Coming to South Korea's aid are United Nations forces, made up mostly of American soldiers and marines. About 54,000 Americans died in Korea in three years, almost as many as in the Vietnam war which lasted ten years. More than 8,000 Americans are still listed as missing
Sharks two complete programs : Great white & the ultimate guide to sharks ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
[Ultimate guide to sharks] This documentary introduces the viewer to the world of sharks, exploring their physiology, communication and role within the ocean environment
The brain, our universe within by Hatsuto Hachiya( visu )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and Chinese and held by 121 libraries worldwide
"The latest scientific techniques and theories [are used] to explore the intricacies of the brain. Processes are illustrated with detailed and accurate computer animation. New ... understanding [is gained] through the stories of people whose brains have been damaged through accident or disease."--Container
Mandela's fight for freedom ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
"Part George Washington, part Abraham Lincoln, part Gandhi, South Africa's Nelson Mandela occupies a unique position in the history of the human spirit. From youthful protester, to political prisoner, to the president of a newly free nation, Nelson Mandela embodies the ideals of freedom as no other man of this time. Through a combination of moral strength, political cunning, and sheer luck, he brought about the dismantling of the hated policy of racial apartheid, without the bloodbath many feared."--Container
Bonehead detectives of the paleoworld ( visu )
4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Dinosaur enthusiasts Sam and Allie seek the help of experts to unlock the mysteries of the dinosaurs
Liberen a Willy Keiko, su regreso a casa ( visu )
5 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in Spanish and English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
Conoce de cerca la historia de la mascota más querida de México
Hurricane by Mick Rhodes( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 95 libraries worldwide
Follows a hurricane's methodical trip across the Atlantic Ocean, where it gathers momentum and air mass, drawing in warm, moist air and spinning in tighter and tighter circles
La guía máxima by Nigel Ashcroft( visu )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in Spanish and English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
"Con una inteligencia muy cercana a la del hombre, equivalente a él en cuanto a devoción maternal y superándolo en fuerza y agilidad, la compleja sociedad de los grandes primates en un modelo revelador de nuestros propios inicios. Valiéndose de animación computarizada de alta tecnología, esta extraordinaria semblanza de una de las mayores criaturas vivientes del mundo, nos introduce al pasado evolutivo de los grandes simios. Descubra los éxitos y fracasos de la naturaleza, observe de cerca su comportamiento en la intimidad y vea sorprendentes comparaciones de tamaño y velocidad"--Container
When dinosaurs ruled. el verdadero parque Jurasico ( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Travel back sixty-eight million years to prehistoric Montana, and discover the real Jurassic Park as you explore the evolution of the dinosaurs and the "King of the Jungle," the fearsome T-Rex
The great Egyptians by Peter Spry-Leverton( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Details the historical drama of three Egyptian leaders
Tornado ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Every year in the United States, humid air flowing north from the Gulf of Mexico meets cool, dry air from Canada, spawning hundreds of the violent, twisting storms called tornadoes. Visit Oklahoma, Kansas, and Texas where more people are killed by the fearsome funnels than in any other region
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Languages
English (54)
Spanish (11)
Chinese (1)
Covers
Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.