WorldCat Identities

Pyramid Films, inc

Overview
Works: 569 works in 1,013 publications in 2 languages and 4,391 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  History  Short films  Biographies  Biographical films  Historical films  Children's films  Military history  Nonfiction films  Animated films 
Roles: Distributor, fds, Other, Producer, Publisher
Classifications: QC16.O62, 530.092
Publication Timeline
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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 )

5 editions published between 1980 and 2002 in English and held by 442 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. Features archival footage and commentary from scientists and soldiers directly involved with the Manhattan Project
Dinosaurs! by Mitsuhiro Kurokawa( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 211 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
The day after Trinity : J. Robert Oppenheimer and the atomic bomb( Visual )

8 editions published between 1980 and 2002 in English and held by 192 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
Basic film terms : a visual dictionary. [Motion picture]( Visual )

13 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in English and held by 91 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
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 82 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
Young Goodman Brown by inc Pyramid Films( Visual )

7 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story of man's involvement with evil
Bill Cosby on prejudice( Visual )

5 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 65 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 61 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
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 57 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
New Pulse of life( Visual )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demonstrates procedures for restoring heartbeat and breathing in the crucial first minutes after a heart attack by reenacting typical cases and showing correct methods of action. For medical and community first aid, paramedic training, and physiology classes
Everybody rides the carousel by John Hubley( Visual )

8 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents in animation the eight stages of life in the phases of personality development described by psychologist Erik H. Eriskon. Includes a variety of open-ended situations
Frank film by Frank Mouris( Visual )

5 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 48 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 city by Ralph Steiner( Visual )

5 editions published between 1939 and 1996 in English and held by 47 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 46 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 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike Hoover's painstaking climb up a sheer rock face
CPR for citizens( Visual )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 34 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
The Bolero by Maurice Ravel( Visual )

6 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines a performance of the symphony Bolero by Maurice Ravel. Deals with ways individual performers regard their work, and describes the converging excitement of the talented musicians who perform the score
Bravermans condensed cream of Beatles( Visual )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 28 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
 
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