WorldCat Identities

Pyramid Films, inc

Overview
Works: 556 works in 992 publications in 2 languages and 4,925 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  History  Biography  Short films  Biographical films  Historical films  Military history  Animated films  Drama 
Roles: Distributor, fds, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: QC16.O62, 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 )

7 editions published between 1980 and 2002 in English and held by 586 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
Dinosaurs! by Will Vinton( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 229 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
Young Goodman Brown by inc Pyramid Films( Visual )

7 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of Nathaniel Hawthorne's classic tale of man's involvement with evil
Basic film terms : a visual dictionary. [Motion picture]( Visual )

12 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in English and held by 96 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
New Pulse of life( Visual )

10 editions published between 1975 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 81 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( Visual )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 76 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
Bill Cosby on prejudice( Visual )

4 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 69 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
The day after Trinity : J. Robert Oppenheimer and the atomic bomb( )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 68 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
Everybody rides the carousel by John Hubley( Visual )

9 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in English and held by 66 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
Bass On Titles by Saul Bass( Visual )

6 editions published between 1977 and 2004 in English and held by 62 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 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film begins with a young couple picknicking on the grounds of Soldier's Field, Chicago, Illinois. From a scene one meter wide, one meter from the camera, we pull away vertically at a rate of acceleration increasing distance ten times for each elapsing ten seconds. The scene widens from the same center, as we see the city of Chicago and Lake Michigan recede into the view of North America, and the earth's outline shows against the reaches of space. At 10¹⁶ meters, we are moving at a tremendous speed, one light year from the earth. The galaxies now become mere clusters of galaxies, at 10²⁴ meters, 100 light years away
Why Man Creates by Saul Bass( Visual )

2 editions published between 1968 and 2003 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
The city by Ralph Steiner( Visual )

6 editions published between 1939 and 1996 in English and held by 54 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
Caracol : the lost Maya city( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows anthropologists and archeologists searching the jungles of Belize for the ancient Mayan city, Caracol
The legend of Paul Bunyan ; and, the legend of John Henry( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 52 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
Frank film : a film by Frank Mouris( Visual )

6 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 51 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
Solo by Mike Hoover( Visual )

8 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and Spanish and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unnarrated film about the challenges and exhiliration of solo mountain climbing
Powers of ten by Charles Eames( Visual )

9 editions published between 1977 and 1989 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A cinematic voyage from the interior of the atom to the furthest reaches of the universe that demostrates a new way of looking at the commonplace. Every ten seconds we view the starting point from ten times farther out, until our own galaxy is visible only as a speck of light among many others. Returning to earth with breathtakinig speed, we move inward into the hand of the sleeping picnicker with ten times more magnification every ten seconds. Our journey ends inside a proton of a carbon atom within a DNA molecule in a white blood cell"--Container
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 French artist Jean François Millet
 
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