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DD Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 78 works in 85 publications in 2 languages and 425 library holdings
Genres: Film adaptations  Drama  History  Personal narratives  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Television adaptations  Biography  Documentary films 
Classifications: D521, 940.3
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Publications about DD Video (Firm)
Publications by DD Video (Firm)
Most widely held works by DD Video (Firm)
The First World War the complete series ( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
Ten-part series offers insight and analysis to provide a coherent and strategic military narrative. Places World War I in its proper global context, dispelling the conventional myth of the war as a European conflict only. The human tragedy is placed in a wider political and military context, going beyond the Western Front to encompass the entire world
Great WWII airwars ( visu )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Fight for the sky uses actual footage to chronicle major air battles during World War II. Wings over water chronicles the U.S. Navy's aircraft battles against the Japanese
The children's midsummer night's dream ( visu )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
A feature film of William Shakespeare's unabridged play performed by children. When Oberon, King of the fairies, uses his magic upon four runaway lovers in a midsummer wood outside Athens, chaos ensues. Who really loves whom?
The Great War ( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
An epic series on World War I drawing from over one million feet of original film, hundreds of exclusive veteran interviews and contemporary diaries, letters, and reports from the war
The First World War ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Shackled to a corpse 1914-1916: As the Germans and Austrians clashed with the Russians on the bitter Eastern Front, Italy became embroiled in a terrible slaughter...Breaking the deadlock 1915-1917: The Somme and Verdun saw carnage on an unprecedented scale, as armies fought to break the stalemate on the Western Front
The First World War ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Germany's last gamble 1918: Over one million German troops were committed to Kaiserschlacht - the last great offensive of the war - while conflict still raged on many other fronts. War without end: The dramatic Allied victory at Amiens led to victory in just 100 days - and the signing of a bitterly resented peace, while other nations stumbled towards their own ceasefire agreements
The great war ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Archival film footage presenting a history of the First World War from its beginnings until the treaty of Versailles and the aftermath. Features a musical soundtrack with commentary
The First World War ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Blockade 1916-1917: The war at sea was every bit as bitter as the war on land. The battle at Jutland proved inconclusive, but the U-Boat menace threatened Britain as never before. Meanwhile America entered the war... Revolution 1917: The effects of the Great War shattered nations, inspired mass mutinies by desperate troops, caused great upheaval on the home front...and changed the world forever
The True glory ( visu )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Official War Department film documentary covering the World War II campaign in Europe from D-day to V-E Day, shot by combat cameramen of many nations and featuring personal stories told by civilians and soldiers about the war effort. Includes an introduction by Dwight D. Eisenhower
The Tempest by William Shakespeare( visu )
in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's tale in which a ruler with supernatural powers is exiled from his kingdom. The story tells how he uses his magic powers to win back his kingdom and a husband for his daughter
Voices from the Western Front ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
A poignant, sometimes shocking documentary which provides a unique insight into life and death on the Western Front during the First World War
Western approaches by Pat Jackson( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
"The merchant seamen who helped bring in vital supplies to a Britain under siege during World War Two performed one of the most daring and dangerous tasks of the war. The battle of the Atlantic was merciless and the Merchant Navy lost more men than any of the British armed forces. In 1944, the Crown Film Unit set out to document the bravery of the merchant seamen and expose the harsh dangers faced by making 'Western Approaches."--
The next of kin by Thorold Dickinson( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
A British commando brigade sets out on a daring raid against a German Harbour in Occupied France, unaware that Nazi secret agents have infiltrated their base and know their plans
Britain's victory in Europe ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
A World at War classic battle films for your video cassette library ( visu )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Three United States War Dept. films showing the realities of combat in the Italian campaign of World War II
The Story of the industrial revolution ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The Industrial Revolution was one of the most important eras in the history of the world. This video explores the great inventions, meet the talented innovators of the age, witness the appalling social upheaval and deprivation and trace the development of our modern world through these great and terribel events
Triumph des Willen ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in German and held by 3 libraries worldwide
This film, commissioned by Adolf Hitler to record the 1934 Nazi party rally in Nuremberg, is the "most powerful piece of propaganda ever produced". Included are many scenes of gatherings, marches, and parades. The viewer will also hear speeches given by Hitler, Goering, Goebbels, and Hess as well as samples of monumental architecture designed by Albert Speer
Spare a copper ( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
"George Formby stars as a gormless reserve policeman in wartime Liverpool."
Planes that never flew ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
They could have changed the world, combat and civil aircraft so far ahead of their time that the world would now be a very different place had they been built. Featuring four documentaries, each one focusing on a revolutionary aviation project which never escaped the drawing board. Each aircraft is recreated using advanced computer graphics, and its story is told using rare archive footage and interviews with test pilots, aviation historians and engineers
Diana, Queen of Hearts ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Princess Diana - The Queen of Hearts is a compilation showing Princiess Diana at work and play, relaxed and under pressure
 
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English (25)
German (1)
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