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Kantor, Michael 1961-

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Most widely held works by Michael Kantor
The West by Ken Burns( Visual )

23 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 2,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the history of the American West beginning before the European settlers and continuing into the 20th century. Includes the peoples, the wagon trains, the Gold Rush, the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad and the destruction of the buffalo, wars against the Indians, settlers in the West, the Wounded Knee massacre, and beginnings of the new West
Broadway the American musical( Visual )

27 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary series details the razzle-dazzle history of a unique American art form. Each episode chronicles a different era and features the Broadway shows and songs that defined the period. The series draws on feature films, rare television moments, archival news footage, original cast recordings, still photos, diaries, journals, first person accounts, and on-camera interviews with many of the principals involved in creating the American musical
Broadway : the American musical by Laurence Maslon( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a history of the Broadway musical theater, including summaries of the shows, photographs of the stars, posters, sheet music, production stills, and essays by theater luminaries
The geography of hope( Visual )

43 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 1,545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1850's, more American pioneers moved west, bringing with them slavery and the sparks that would ignite the Civil War. Tactics that had defeated the armies of the South would then begin to be used against the Native Americans of the West
Superheroes : a never-ending battle( Visual )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the dawn of the comic book genre and its progenitors, as well as the evolution of the characters that leapt from the pages over the last 70 years and their ongoing worldwide cultural impact. It chronicles how these 'disposable diversions' were subject to intense government scrutiny for their influence on American children and how they were created in large part by immigrants whose fierce loyalty to a new homeland laid the foundation of a multi-billion-dollar industry
Make 'em laugh : the funny business of America by Laurence Maslon( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lighthearted survey of American comedy from the past century and the achievements of its top contributors includes interviews with such figures as Jerry Seinfeld, Bill Cosby, and Ellen DeGeneres
Superheroes! : capes, cowls, and the creation of comic book culture by Laurence Maslon( Book )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Together again for the first time, here come the greatest comic book superheroes ever assemled between two covers
Make 'em laugh the funny business of America( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The documentary explores the currents of American comedy throughout a century of social and political change, illuminating how comedy has tackled and poked fun at our political system, race relations, gender issues, and the prevailing American standards and taboos in everyday life. Melding performance, biography and history, it features interviews with over 90 comedians, writers, producers, and historians
American Ballet Theatre : a history( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ric Burns presents this rich, 75-year history of one of the most respected and revered dance companies in the world. With unprecedented access to the company, witness dramatic live performances, grueling rehearsals, and iconic dances by Misty Copeland, Gillian Murphy, and many others; as well as rare footage of ballet icons Jerome Robbins, George Balanchine, Agnes de Mille, Antony Tudor, Mikhail Baryshnikov, and more
Broadway musicals : a Jewish legacy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the unique role of Jewish composers and lyricists in the creation of the modern American musical. This entertaining documentary mingles cultural history with illuminating perspectives on the origins and meanings of some of Broadway's most beloved songs, stories and shows
Quincy Jones in the pocket by Quincy Jones( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at Quincy Jones' life and career as a composer, arranger, musician, and producer from his many friends and peers. Includes some behind the scenes and unseen footage
Broadway, the American musical( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1st 2 episodes of a 6-part documentary series chronicling the entire history of the Broadway musical from 1893-2004. Each episode explores a different era in American musical theatre, spotlighting the Broadway shows and songs that defined that period. Featuring on-camera interviews with many of the pricipals involved in the development of the medium, the series draws on a wealth of rare performance footage and newly-restored film clips
Broadway, the American musical( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last 2 episodes of a 6-part documentary series chronicling the entire history of the Broadway musical from 1893-2004. Each episode explores a different era in American musical theatre, spotlighting the Broadway shows and songs that defined that period. Featuring on-camera interviews with many of the pricipals involved in the development of the medium, the series draws on a wealth of rare performance footage and newly-restored film clips
Broadway, the American musical( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 3rd-4th episodes of a 6-part documentary series chronicling the entire history of the Broadway musical from 1893-2004. Each episode explores a different era in American musical theatre, spotlighting the Broadway shows and songs that defined that period. Featuring on-camera interviews with many of the pricipals involved in the development of the medium, the series draws on a wealth of rare performance footage and newly-restored film clips
The people by Stephen Ives( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member 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
The musicians portraits of creativity( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three biographical portraits of American musicians whose work has redefined jazz, rhythm and blues, and rock 'n' roll
Natural life by Humphrey Bower( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Superheroes : A Never Ending Battle A Hero Can Be Anyone( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Superheroes: a never ending battle is the first documentary to examine the dawn of the comic book genre and its powerful legacy, as well as the evolution of the characters who leapt from the pages over the last 75 years and their ongoing worldwide cultural impact. In this episode: This episode captures the enthusiasm for superheroes as they are embraced in all forms of media and by all demographics, beginning with the historic "Superman" movie featuring Christopher Reeve as the Man of Steel. In 1986, Batman is overhauled as The Dark Knight to reflect the nocturnal underside of his character, and Watchmen brings new sophistication to comic book narratives, illuminating a violent and politicized world. In the burgeoning new millennium, superheroes have taken over popular culture with feature films, television shows and video games complementing a new generation of web-based comics that bring superhero adventures to every corner of the world
Superheroes : A Never Ending Battle Truth, Justice, and the American( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Superheroes: a never ending battle is the first documentary to examine the dawn of the comic book genre and its powerful legacy, as well as the evolution of the characters who leapt from the pages over the last 75 years and their ongoing worldwide cultural impact. In this episode: During the Depression, the popularity of dozens of superhero characters opens the door for a new generation of artists and writers. World War II creates a patriotic fervor for star-spangled adventurers to represent the American spirit at war and on the home front, but in the 1950s, superheroes are caught in the fire of government scrutiny and regulation. When the thrilling "Adventures of Superman" is broadcast on the new medium of television, America's first and greatest superhero leads the entire comic book industry to renewed strength
Superheroes : A Never Ending Battle Great Power, Great Responsibility( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Superheroes: a never ending battle is the first documentary to examine the dawn of the comic book genre and its powerful legacy, as well as the evolution of the characters who leapt from the pages over the last 75 years and their ongoing worldwide cultural impact. In this episode: In the 1960s, a new breed of superhero emerges in the pages of Marvel Comics, inspired by the age of atomic energy and space travel and, in turn, inspiring the pop culture and Pop artists of the time. Spider-Man, the Hulk, and others are the first to have "problems" with which an adult audience can identify, and contemporary social issues make their way into comic books. Black powerhouses such as the Black Panther and Luke Cage appear on the scene and the pages of "Green Lantern/Green Arrow" explode with relevant storylines, as comic books are forced to confront the reality of an increasingly complex world
 
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Broadway : the American musical
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Broadway : the American musicalThe geography of hopeMake 'em laugh : the funny business of AmericaThe peopleNatural life