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Pyramid Films, inc

Overview
Works: 544 works in 981 publications in 2 languages and 4,997 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  History  Short films  Biography  Educational films  Biographical films  Historical films  Military history  Internet videos 
Roles: fds, Publisher, Distributor, Producer
Classifications: QE862.D5, 530.092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Pyramid Films, inc
 
Most widely held works by Pyramid Films, inc
The day after Trinity( Visual )

10 editions published between 1980 and 2002 in English and held by 675 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 242 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
Everybody rides the carousel : a view of the stages of life by John Hubley( Visual )

10 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents in animation the eight stages of life in the phases of personality development described by psychologist Erik H. Erikson. Includes a variety of open-ended situations
Basic film terms : a visual dictionary. [Motion picture]( Visual )

12 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents precise visual examples of important film terms. Shows different ways of preparing a film script, provides "visual definitions" of sound recordings 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 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story of man's involvement with evil
New Pulse of life( Visual )

10 editions published between 1975 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demonstrates procedures for restoring heartbeat and breathing in the first minutes after a heart attack
The day after Trinity : J. Robert Oppenheimer and the atomic bomb( )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 72 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
Bill Cosby on prejudice( Visual )

4 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a makeup that is a cross between the mask of an African storyteller and a harlequin, comic Bill Cosby's bigot destroys the human race. Under his spoofing lies a serious comment that stimulates honest discussion of the problems of racial prejudice
Bass on titles by Saul Bass( Visual )

6 editions published between 1977 and 2004 in English and held by 64 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. The film explores the title sequences from: The Man with the Golden Arm (1955), West Side Story (1961), Walk on the Wild Side (1962), It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963), Seconds (1966). Bass also provides fascinating insight into some of his lesser known titles: Grand Prix (1966), Nine Hours to Rama (1963), The Victors (1963), In Harm's Way (1965), The Big Country (1958)
Powers of ten--a film dealing with the relative size of things in the universe and the effect of adding another zero( Visual )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 62 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 earth to the cosmic distances of the universe and back 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. Inspired by the book Cosmic view by Kees Boeke
Caracol : the lost Maya city( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows anthropologists and archeologists searching the jungles of Belize for the ancient Mayan city, Caracol
The City by Ralph Steiner( Visual )

6 editions published between 1939 and 1996 in English and held by 57 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
Solo by Mike Hoover( Visual )

9 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unnarrated film about the challenges and exhiliration of solo mountain climbing
The legend of Paul Bunyan ; and, the legend of John Henry( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 55 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
Why man creates( Visual )

2 editions published between 1968 and 2003 in English and held by 55 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
Powers of ten : a film dealing with the relative size of things in the universe and the effect of adding another zero by Charles Eames( Visual )

9 editions published between 1977 and 1989 in English and held by 51 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
Frank film : a film by Frank Mouris( Visual )

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

Combines animated sequences with two narrative sound tracks to create a series of complex, moving patterns which satirize contemporary middleclass life
The Bolero by Maurice Ravel( Visual )

6 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Résumé : Rencontre avec les musiciens de l'orchestre philarmonique de Los Angeles, qui sous la direction de Zubin Metha se préparent à interpréter " Le Boléro " de Maurice Ravel
CPR for citizens( Visual )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 40 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
Romantic versus classic art: The Romantic rebellion( Visual )

19 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kenneth Clark discusses the paintings of English artist John Constable
 
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