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Insignia Films

Overview
Works: 148 works in 306 publications in 1 language and 17,702 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Drama  Sports films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Animal films  Historical television programs  Historical films 
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Insignia Films
Publications by Insignia Films
Most widely held works about Insignia Films
 
Most widely held works by Insignia Films
Seabiscuit by Gary Ross( visu )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,389 libraries worldwide
While not looking the part, Seabiscuit was one of the most remarkable thoroughbred racehorses in history. In the 1930s, when Americans longed to escape the grim realities of Depression-era life, four men turned Seabiscuit into a national hero
The Great War ( visu )
1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 657 libraries worldwide
In conjunction with the 100th anniversary of America's entry into the war on April 6, 1917, a six-hour documentary presented over three nights, explores how World War I changed America and the world. Drawing on the latest scholarship, including unpublished diaries, memoirs and letters, it tells the rich and complex story of the conflict through the voices of nurses, journalists, aviators and the American troops who came to be known as 'doughboys.'
Constitution USA : with Peter Sagal ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 631 libraries worldwide
Breathing new life into the traditional civics lesson, Peter Sagal travels across the country on a Harley Davidson to find out where the U.S. Constitution lives, how it works and how it doesn't, how it unites us as a nation and how it has nearly torn us apart
American experience ( visu )
9 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 628 libraries worldwide
It was the year of the Beatles and the Civil Rights Act; of the Gulf of Tonkin and Barry Goldwater's presidential campaign; the year that cities across the country erupted in violence and Americans tried to make sense of the Kennedy assassination. Based on The Last Innocent Year: America in 1964 by award-winning journalist Jon Margolis, this film follows some of the most prominent figures of the time - Lyndon B. Johnson, Martin Luther King, Jr., Barry Goldwater, Betty Friedan - and brings out from the shadows the actions of ordinary Americans whose frustrations, ambitions and anxieties began to turn the country onto a new and different course. This film is part 2 of an interview with historian Robert Cohen
American experience ( visu )
9 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 627 libraries worldwide
It was the year of the Beatles and the Civil Rights Act; of the Gulf of Tonkin and Barry Goldwater's presidential campaign; the year that cities across the country erupted in violence and Americans tried to make sense of the Kennedy assassination. Based on The Last Innocent Year: America in 1964 by award-winning journalist Jon Margolis, this film follows some of the most prominent figures of the time -- Lyndon B. Johnson, Martin Luther King, Jr., Barry Goldwater, Betty Friedan -- and brings out from the shadows the actions of ordinary Americans whose frustrations, ambitions and anxieties began to turn the country onto a new and different course
Panama Canal by George Kish( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 626 libraries worldwide
On August 15th, 1914, the Panama Canal opened, connecting the world's two largest oceans and signaling America's emergence as a global superpower. This film, using an extraordinary archive of photographs and footage, interviews with canal workers, and firsthand accounts of life in the Canal Zone, unravels the remarkable story of one of the world's most significant technological achievements
1964 ( visu )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 614 libraries worldwide
It was the year of the Beatles and the Civil Rights Act; of the Gulf of Tonkin and Barry Goldwater's campaign for the presidency; the year that Americans learned smoking was bad for their health and Cassius Clay became Mohammed Ali; the year that cities across the country erupted in violence and Americans tried to make sense of the assassination of their president. Based on The Last Innocent Year: America in 1964, the film will follow some of the most prominent figures of the time
Custer's last stand ( visu )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 590 libraries worldwide
Like everything else about General George Custer, his martyrdom was shrouded in controversy and contradictions. The final act of his larger-than-life career played out on a grand stage with a spellbound public engrossed in the drama. In the end, his death would launch one of the greatest myths in American history
New Orleans by Robert Frank( visu )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 519 libraries worldwide
A profile of the city of New Orleans, focusing especially on its pre-Katrina history
American experience ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 516 libraries worldwide
Documents the story of assassin, James Earl Ray, his target, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the seething, turbulent forces in American society that led these two men to their violent and tragic collision in Memphis in April of 1968. Explores the wildly disparate, yet fatefully entwined stories of Ray and King to create a complex, engaging, and thought-provoking portrait of America in that crisis-laden year
Grand Coulee Dam by Artist Not Provided( visu )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 411 libraries worldwide
A documentary on the construction of the Coulee Dam, the largest hydroelectric power plant in the world when it was completed in 1941, discussing both its positive and negative effects, and focusing on its impact upon the lives and culture of Native Americans
Las Vegas ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 392 libraries worldwide
Trace the city's development from its humble beginnings as a remote frontier way station to its mid-century florescence as the gangster metropolis known as 'Sin City' to its recent renaissance as the fastest growing city in the United States
The big burn ( visu )
4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 372 libraries worldwide
Inspired by Timothy Egan's best-selling book, The Big Burn is the dramatic story of an unimaginable wildfire that swept across the Northern Rockies in the summer of 1910. The fire devoured more than three million acres in 36 hours, confronting the fledgling U.S. Forest Service with a catastrophe that would define the agency and the nation's fire policy for the rest of the 20th century and beyond
Kit Carson ( visu )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 352 libraries worldwide
"This film draws upon rich archival materials, original recreations, and interviews with authors and historians to bring the legendary trapper, scout, and soldier to vivid life, and provide a lens on a pivotal but little-understood era in American history"--Container
Reporting America at war : a film ( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Explores the role of American journalists in the pivotal conflicts of the 20th century--and beyond
The geography of hope by Stephen Ives( visu )
8 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
By the 1870s the American conquest of the West was nearly complete. In one decade, with Native Americans efectively confined to reservations, some four-and-a-half million new settlers would arrive to stake their claim to the future. Pap Singleton, an ex-slave from Tennessee, became the era's "Black Moses," leading his people to the free soil of Kansas. A frail New York politician transformed himself into a rugged North Dakota rancher, and eventually, president of the United States. And as Americans tried to "tame" the West, the nation's greatest showman, Buffalo Bill Cody, instead offered adoring crowds his enthusiastic version of a "Wild West"--Heroic, glorious, romantic, and most of all, mythic
The people by Stephen Ives( visu )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
To the original Native American inhabitants, the West has been a land of myth. To the Europeans, such as Cabeza de Vaca and Coronado, the West was a "wilderness" to be conquered. Nearly 100 years before the American Revolution, the Pueblo people of the Southwest rose up against their European masters and drove the Spanish from their lands. Then, with America's purchase of the Louisiana Territory in 1804, Lewis and Clark set off to find the fabled Northwest Passage, as a confident young nation prepared for its own epic march across the West
 
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