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DD Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 82 works in 92 publications in 2 languages and 446 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Television mini-series  Documentary films  Television adaptations  Historical television programs  Educational television programs  Film adaptations  Nonfiction 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 by Hew Strachan( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 208 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 54 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 )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 16 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 14 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 First World War : ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 12 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
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 true glory : from D-Day to the fall of Berlin ( 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 First World War ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 6 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 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
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
Jazz by Ken Burns( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Documentary exploring the history of jazz from its beginnings through the 1990's, including the stories of many of its creators and performers. Includes archival video, still photographs, historical performances, and newly recorded interviews and musical performances
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."--
Secrets of the stone age ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 4 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
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
An infamous documentary made during the rise of the Nazis in the 1930's, including Hitler's famous speeches at the Nuremberg Rallies. Spectacular, fascinating and infinitely frightening
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
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
The Great War ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
In 1964, the BBC broadcast one of their most important and ambitious series ever. The Great War was to be the definitive film account of the world-shattering events of 1914-1918 - - a documentary masterpiece that remains totally unequalled to this day. Featuring the voices of many leading actors of the day, including Sir Ralph Richardson and Marius Goring, this epic series drew on the pick of over one million feet of original film, hundreds of exclusive veteran interviews and contemporary diaries, letters and reports from the war. After its initial broadcast on BBC television, it remained unavailable and unseen for over thirty-five years. It has now been released on video for the very first time - - a seventeen and a half hour epic - - totally uncut and unabridged
 
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