WorldCat Identities

Pyramid Films, inc

Overview
Works: 568 works in 1,001 publications in 2 languages and 4,644 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  History  Biography  Short films  Biographical films  Historical films  Military history  Children's films  Animated films 
Roles: Distributor, fds, Producer, Other, Publisher
Classifications: QC16.O62, 530.092
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Most widely held works about inc Pyramid Films
 
Most widely held works by inc Pyramid Films
The day after Trinity( Visual )

4 editions published between 1980 and 2002 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on the life of J. Robert Oppenheimer, focusing on his role in the development of the atomic bomb during World War II. The film examines the life of Oppenheimer and the development of the bomb, from its beginning as the weapon to defeat the Axis powers through the aftermath of its use on Japan. Finally, it focuses on Oppenheimer's opposition to the continued development of nuclear weapons during the McCarthy era of the 1950s. Features archival footage and commentary from scientists and soldiers directly involved with the Manhattan Project
The Day after Trinity : J. Robert Oppenheimer and the atomic bomb( Visual )

8 editions published between 1980 and 2002 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

People who worked with J. Robert Oppenheimer discuss the man, his role in the development of the atomic bomb, his fall from grace during the McCarthy era and his desire to see nuclear proliferation controlled
Dinosaurs! by Society for Visual Education( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A class report on dinosaurs which is receiving snide comments suddenly gains respect when the listeners can visualize the power and diversity of the dinosaurs who ruled the earth for millions of years. Animated in claymation, with live action and cartoon animation stills
Basic film terms : a visual dictionary. [Motion picture]( Visual )

13 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents precise visual examples of important film terms. Shows the different ways of preparing a film script, provides "visual definitions" of sound recording and editing methods, and demonstrates the various kinds of camera movements, shots, and lenses
Young Goodman Brown by inc Pyramid Films( Visual )

7 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of Nathaniel Hawthorne's classic tale of man's involvement with evil
Powers of ten : a film dealing with the relative size of things in the universe and the effect of adding another zero( Visual )

8 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dealing with scale, proportion and dimension, the film moves in real time over a course of 40 powers of ten, from the cosmic distances of the universe to the heart of the atom. Some techniques used are classical and radio astronomy; large-format aerial, mapping, and satellite photography; X-ray diffraction analysis; and models
Everybody rides the carousel( Visual )

7 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animated vignettes present psychologist Erik Erikson's "eight stages of life," each reflecting the inner feelings and conflicting emotions experienced during the process of personality development
Bill Cosby on prejudice( Visual )

5 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a satiric diatribe in which a super bigot expresses a hatred against all minority groups, actor Bill Cosby exposes the prejudices which are experienced by all
Bass On Titles by Saul Bass( Visual )

6 editions published between 1977 and 2004 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows several motion picture title sequences designed by Academy Award winner Saul Bass. Bass talks about the evolution of his thematic title sequences and the design of these visual statements
New Pulse of life( Visual )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the Standards and guidelines for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and emergency cardiac care (ECC) developed by the National Conference on CPR and ECC in 1979. Demonstrates procedures for restoring heartbeat and breathing in the first minutes after they have ceased. Shows correct methods of action on models and live patients
Why man creates : a series of explorations, episodes & comments on creativity by dist Pyramid Films$( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Humor, satire, and irony are combined with serious questions about the creative process and how it comes into play for different individuals." -- container
Frank film by Frank Mouris( Visual )

5 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank and Caroline Mouris cut out and glued onto acetate cells 11,592 images--photographs, illustrations and other graphic work--arranging them in complex, moving geometric patterns that cascade up, down and across the frame. Two separate narrations accompany the animation, both voiced by Frank Mouris. One is a dry, self-deprecating autobiography. The other is a free-form, stream-of-consciousness monologue that plays off images on the screen as well as details of Mouris's life
The city by Ralph Steiner( Visual )

5 editions published between 1939 and 1996 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The city was made to be exhibited at the 1939 New York World's Fair. A classic both in the history of short film and in the concern for quality of life in our cities, it deals with four phases of town building: the New England town, the unplanned industrial community, the crowded metropolis and the designed suburban community
The legend of Paul Bunyan ; and, the legend of John Henry( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legend of Paul Bunyan -- "A classic American folklore tale of a logger whose physical size and shape reflect on the nation itself and its fascination with bigness." The legend of John Henry -- "This is a ballad about the legendary strength of the greatest steel driving man of early railroad building days."--Video Source Book
Solo by Mike Hoover( Visual )

8 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and Spanish and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the efforts and exhilarations that are experienced by the solo mountain climber. Filmed in Mexico, the United States, and Canada
Caracol : the lost Maya city( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows anthropologists and archeologists searching the jungles of Belize for the ancient Mayan city, Caracol
CPR for citizens( Visual )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the basic CPR techniques that citizens can use to help prevent needless deaths. Demonstrates how to keep the heart pumping and the brain alive until medical help arrives. Also shows how to administer Red Cross approved procedures for treating choking victims
Bravermans condensed cream of Beatles( Visual )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the rise and popularity of the Beatles
The Selfish giant by Oscar Wilde( Visual )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animated film that tells the story of a selfish giant who builds a wall around his castle garden to keep children from playing there. For elementary grades
Crac( Visual )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this charming tale tinged with nostalgia, Frédéric Back takes us back to rich traditions swept aside by the relentless forces of progress and urbanization. Crac! is the sound of a falling tree, chopped down to make the chair. It's the sound of the chair as it rocks. It's also the sound of the rift in our lives when change happens too quickly. Crac! is Frédéric Back's tribute to Quebec, his adoptive home, and to the culture of his wife and children. The film took the world by storm, earning for its creator and Radio-Canada their first Oscar®, in 1982
 
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