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DD Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 72 works in 89 publications in 2 languages and 441 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Television mini-series  Nonfiction television programs  Television adaptations  Historical television programs  Educational television programs  Film adaptations  Nonfiction films 
Classifications: D521, 943.086
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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 )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 246 libraries worldwide
To arms 1914: Explores the complex origins of the Great War, and how seemingly insignificant local tensions in the Balkans exploded into war. Under the eagle 1914-1915: The German invasion of Belgium and France was brutal, and atrocities fanned the flames of war. Global war 1914-1916: The European Empires clashed all across the world, from the South Atlantic Seas to the plains of Africa. Jihad 1914-1916: The Ottoman Turkish empire proved a formidable foe, as the Allies found to their cost at Gallipoli and in the Middle East
Great WWII airwars ( visu )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 55 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 Great War ( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 17 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 children's midsummer night's dream ( visu )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
A feature film of William Shakespeare's unabridged play performed by children
The Tempest by William Shakespeare( visu )
in English and held by 6 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
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
Battle for the skies. the history of the Royal Air Force ( visu )
5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
The great war ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 5 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
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."--
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
Secrets of the stone age ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
In Secrets of the Stone Age, anthropologist Richard Rudgley undertakes a fascinating quest to discover the truth about prehistoric man and his achievements. In Central Turkey he discovers a Neolithic city over 9000 years old. In the Alps, he uncover tantalising evidence that European Man used sophisticated acupuncture techniques 5000 years ago, while in the Czech Repulic he reveals a thriving textile industry dating from 24000 BC
Britain's victory in Europe ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
"This stunning DVD captures the essence of the last months of the war in Europe and its impact upon the world. It is January 1945 Germany can no longer stop the advance into her heartland but in Britain the suffering on the home front through the effects of rationing and the infamous V-bombs targeted at London is immense. In the air, as on the ground, the war grows more intense, culminating in the controversial bombing raid on Dresden on February 13th. In March, Montgomerys army crosses the Rhine and 22,000 paratroopers are dropped behind enemy lines. Slowly the noose around Germany tightens. The Nazis seem determined to fight to the last man and to see what is left of the Fatherland destroyed at last the Allied armies are victorious, the concentration camps are liberated and Hitler commits suicide. But the initial peace is troubled. Stalin clamps down on the lands captured by the Red Army, and the Iron Curtin descends across the continent. The allies response is the final triumph of the Berlin Airlift and the Soviet threat recedes This historic DVD portrays the feelings of despair and jubilation and the nprecendented celebrations at the wars end in Britain and across the world. The Total War is finally won"--Back cover
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
Let George do it! ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
"Shortly after the start of World War II, George, a ukelele player, takes the wrong boat and finds himself in the yet-uninvaded Norway. Mistaken for a British intelligence agent by Mary - who is also working undercover - gormless George finds himself embroiled in a plan to help M16 defeat the Nazis"--Container
Triumph of the will Triumph des Willens : das Dokument vom Reichsparteitag 1934 by Leni Riefenstahl( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in German and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Depicts the rise of the NSDAP, including scenes of the NSDAP 1934 Reichsparteitag in Nuremberg
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
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
Meteor the ultimate profile ( visu )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The next of kin ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 2 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
The black sheep of Whitehall ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Wartime comic situations ensue when a correspondence course teacher finds himself in the middle of a Nazi plot to sabotage a trade agreement between South America and Britain and dons a variety of disguises to beat the Germans at their own game
 
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German (1)
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