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Thomas, Jean-Paul

Overview
Works: 60 works in 94 publications in 3 languages and 173 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Director, Scenarist, Conceptor, Publishing director, Producer, Author, Composer
Classifications: D422, 909.82
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jean-Paul Thomas
This great century( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifth in a five-part series that surveys historical events of the 20th century, using original newsreels and vintage footage. Covers major advances, trends, and tragedies, from political upheavals and passing social crazes to the role of technology, and examines their impacts on the future. This segment documents world events from 1980 to 1990, featuring the Gulf War, the spread of the AIDS virus, the death of Communism, illegal drugs, and the crippling effects of famine and disease in Africa
This great century( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First in a five-part series that surveys historical events of the 20th century, using original newsreels and vintage footage. Covers major advances, trends, and tragedies, from political upheavals and passing social crazes to the role of technology, and examines their impacts on the future. This segment documents world events from 1900 to 1918, including the Titanic, Marie Curie, World War I, and Charlie Chaplin
This great century( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second in a five-part series that surveys historical events of the 20th century, using original newsreels and vintage footage. Covers major advances, trends, and tragedies, from political upheavals and passing social crazes to the role of technology, and examines their impacts on the future. This segment documents events from 1918 to 1939, focusing on the birth of jazz, Charles Lindbergh's flight, the Hindenburg tragedy, and Jesse Owens' victory in Berlin
This great century( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourth in a five-part series that surveys historical events of the 20th century, using original newsreels and vintage footage. Covers major advances, trends, and tragedies, from political upheavals and passing social crazes to the role of technology, and examines their impacts on the future. This segment documents world events from 1958 to 1980, featuring the Beatles, the assassination of President Kennedy, man's first steps on the moon, and Watergate
This great century( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Third in a five-part series that surveys historical events of the 20th century, using original newsreels and vintage footage. Covers major advances, trends, and tragedies, from political upheavals and passing social crazes to the role of technology, and examines their impacts on the future. This segment documents events from 1939 to 1958, focusing on World War II, the bombing of London, the fall of Berlin, the wedding of Prince Rainier and Grace Kelly, rock and roll music, and civil rights issues in the U.S
Notre siècle by Pierre Philippe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben Laden et la XXIe siècle / entretiens avec Jean-Paul Thomas ; avec la collaboration de Martine Rodmanski by Michel Tatu( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notre siècle( Visual )

5 editions published in 1995 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La piste et le stade( Visual )

4 editions published in 1999 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentaire. Avec la renaissance de l'olympisme et une médiatisation toujours croissante, le sport devient un spectacle planétaire en même temps qu'un formidable instrument de promotion sociale. Applaudis par les foules ou seuls face aux éléments déchaînés, les sportifs du 20e siècle ont fait reculer dans presque toutes les disciplines les limites du possible et du dépassement de soi
La musique et la scène( Visual )

4 editions published in 1999 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le jazz, né avec le siècle dans le sud profond des États-Unis, révolutionne la musique et conquiert le monde. Gospel, blues, soul: la musique noire donne une nouvelle dimension à la chanson et à la comédie musicale. En Europe, la chanson populaire s'impose. Le disque la rend accessible à tous. La musique se fait l'écho de l'homme et de ses passions, de la société et de ses rêves
L' Utopie( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'image et le rêve( Visual )

4 editions published in 1999 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le cinéma est l'une des conquêtes les plus prodigieuses du 20e siècle. Sa technique évolue sans cesse, du muet au parlant, des effets spéciaux à l'image de synthèse. Hollywood en a fait une industrie mais il est aussi un instrument incomparable de création et d'analyse sociale. Le septième art est un art à part entière, grâce à des réalisateurs de génie et à des films mythiques
L'air et l'espace( Visual )

3 editions published in 1999 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le siècle commence par de timides sauts de puce à bord d'incroyables cerfs-volants à moteur, il culmine sept décennies plus tard avec le débarquement sur la lune. L'aventure de l'aéronautique puis de l'astronautique, de l'Aéropostale au Concorde et jusqu'à la conquête de l'espace, est tout simplement prodigieuse
Les lignes et les volumes by Christophe Talczewski( Visual )

4 editions published in 1999 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annoncé par l'impressionnisme, le 20e siècle rompt définitivement avec l'académisme et libère la peinture de ses dernières contraintes. Du cubisme au surréalisme et au foisonnement des années 60, il voit s'épanouir plusieurs courants et surgir d'immenses talents. On assiste à l'invention du design industriel et on voit des architectes de génie ériger les cathédrales du monde moderne. Le document trace le portrait de cinq géants de la peinture, du design et de l'architecture
Peace and love 1968-1980( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La route et la vitesse( Visual )

4 editions published in 1999 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'automobile est l'une des grandes conquêtes du 20e siècle. Point de départ d'une nouvelle révolution industrielle, elle transforme les rapports de l'homme avec le travail et avec la nature, abolit les frontières et permet une nouvelle découverte du monde. La voiture est aussi un jouet prodigieux, objet de compétition et de collection. Elle est partie intégrante de l'aventure humaine
Les stars et la gloire( Visual )

4 editions published in 1999 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le cinéma crée des personnages de légendes. Bourreaux des cœur ou femmes fatales, les stars de l'écran atteignent des sommets de popularité jusqu'alors inconnus. Certaines ont un destin tragique, car la gloire est fragile et s'accompagne parfois d'une grande solitude. Mais les stars incarnent aussi un hymne à l'amour. Conter leur histoire, c'est dérouler un somptueux générique du premier siècle du cinéma
Image and dream Eidōla kai technē( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in Greek, Modern and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the human image throughout the history of motion pictures with particular emphasis on the works of Chaplin, Fellini, Eisenstein, and Welles. The second part of the documentary concentrates on the human image in art with emphasis on artists such as Picasso and Dali
Le Cercle des cinquante( Visual )

3 editions published in 1999 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La série "Les géants du siècle" présente 50 pionniers, génies, visionnaires ou figures emblématiques du 20e siècle. Dix films relatent leur histoire, selon les grands domaines d'intervention de l'homme: droits de la personne, science, art, cinéma, sport, lilttérature. Ce onzième document trace en une remarquable synthèse le destin de ces 50 personnalités hors du commun
Our century( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixth segment in a ten-part series that surveys historical events of the 20th century using Gaumont British newsreel footage. Covers major advances, trends, and tragedies, from political upheavals and passing social crazes to the role of technology, and examines their impacts on the future. This segment documents events from 1945-1958. The world is divided into two blocks: the West and the East, and Europe is in ruins. People have to get used to their regained freedom, rebuild, and learn again how to live. Wartime industry has developed new techniques and technologies, which are now exploited for civilian use. The consumer society has arrived
 
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Thomas, Jean-Paul 1931-...

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