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Pyramid Film & Video

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Works: 613 works in 1,130 publications in 3 languages and 7,291 library holdings
Genres: Short films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Educational films  Historical films  Experimental films  Drama  Animated films  Sponsored films  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Distributor
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Most widely held works by Pyramid Film & Video
The films of Charles and Ray Eames( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Powers of ten ... illustrates a picnic in Chicago and then begins moving ten times farther out every ten seconds, until our own galaxy is visible only as a speck of light. Then, we move inward into the hand of a sleeping picnicker with ten times more magnification every ten seconds. A rough sketch ... is an earlier version of the same concept illustrated in Powers of ten. 901, after 45 years of working examines the Office of Charles and Ray Eames as it is being dismantled and cleaned out
Why Man Creates by Saul Bass( Visual )

10 editions published between 1968 and 1997 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores and comments on the creative process; inspirational in itself
Everybody rides the carousel : a view of the stages of life( Visual )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1999 in English and held by 224 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
Powers of ten by Charles Eames( Visual )

12 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using visual image along with narration, illustrates the relative size of things in the physical universe. First, takes the viewer from earth to the outer galaxies, showing the increase of time and distance in increments of ten. Then, returning to earth, proceeds from the human scale into the microworld of cells, DNA molecules, and the nucleus of a carbon atom
Wool 100%( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two old ladies who spend their days scavenging the local trashpiles, find a mysterious little girl in their home, knitting a sweater which will promptly be unraveled the moment it's done and knitted again-and again
A Rose for Emily by William Faulkner( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the story of a reclusive spinster slowly slipping past the boundaries of sanity. Recreates the ambiance of Faulkner's South and the inbred eccentricities of his characters
The Truth about teachers( Visual )

5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows outstanding teachers across the U.S. who are making a profound and positive difference in the lives of their students
CPR for bystanders( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and Spanish and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the procedure for one person to revive a heart attack victim. Describes the early warning signs and signals of attack, methods of clearing airway obstructions, risk factors, and child and infant cardiopulmonary resuscitation
CPR for rescuers( Visual )

13 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and Spanish and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Producer) Designed to supplement CPR training classes for professional rescuers, including medical and health care professionals and emergency medical technicians
The films of Charles and Ray Eames by Charles Eames( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complilation of 7 films with introduction to the work of designers Charles and Ray Eames. 'Toccata for toy trains' is a trip through a world of antique toys, and toy trains. 'House : after five years of living' illustrates the home and studio designed and built by Charles Eames on a hill in California overlooking the ocean. 'Lucia chase vignette' follows a sister chasing her brother through the Eames house and vicinity. 'Kaleidoscope jazz chair' is a kaleidoscopic tour of the Eames office, featuring their multicolored chairs. 'The Black ships' illustrates Commodore Perry's 1853 naval expedition to Japan through Japanese prints. In 'Atlas, ' a map of the Roman Empire expands and contracts, encapsulating the ebb and flow of the Empire's history. 'Blacktop : a story of the washing of a school play yard' focuses on the patterns and abstractions created by the soapy water
Why do these kids love school?( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film begins with an intimate look at a 80-year-old independent school, then visits eight public schools around the United States (pre-school through high school) which have introduced bold and innovative programs. It highlights the methods and positive results of alternative approaches in which students, teachers, parents and administrators join in creating a vibrant and supportive educational environment
A Private universe : misconceptions that block learning( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this simple yet dramatic demonstration of how preconceived ideas can interfere with learning, a bright high school student diagrams her answer to the question, 'Why is it warm in the summer?' She soon learns that her theories, pieced together from elementary school science, are incorrect. Yet even when she is given correct information, she can't let go of the previous ideas in her private universe."--Container
Bill Cosby on prejudice( Visual )

7 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satire showing prejudice in religion, race, social attitudes, national differences
3 by Martha Graham( Visual )

3 editions published between 1969 and 1990 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martha Graham presents three modern dances
The Hubley collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 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 Erikson. Also includes Garry Trudeau's Doonesbury comic strip that depicts how Zonker Harris and his friends cope with the end of an era of activism in the late 60's. The last segment features Faith Hubley's animated self-portrait
The films of Charles & Ray Eames by Lucia Eames Demetrios( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1st film is a record of Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexico. The 2nd film traces the design and development of S-73, the Sofa Compact. The 3rd film presents the feel of Babbage's Difference Engine, the mechanical antecedent of the electronic computer. The 4th film is on an important concept in algebra. The 5th film conveys the mathematcial concept of exponents. The 6th film presents footage of the Eames' Solar Do-Nothing Machine. The 7th film is a model, in film form, of the National Aquarium design. The 7th film presents a parade of robots, floating bulls' heads, toy soldiers, and more
The films of Charles and Ray Eames by Charles Eames( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SX-70, produced for Polaroid Corporation, is a lively introduction of a revolutionary Land camera and its aesthetic potential, and a look at the Eames' approach to photography
The films of Charles & Ray Eames by Charles Eames( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of the more than 75 short films made by the husband-and-wife team of designers
Mushi-shi : the movie by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japan, turn-of-the-century. Ginko is afflicted with the gift of seeing strange natural spirits called Mushi. He travels the countryside ridding people of these ancient, troublesome forces. He is haunted by the childhood events that turned him into a Mushi-Shi, or Mushi Master, and struggles with the realization that the very same Mushi that changed him could now be controlling an old mentor and wrecking havoc on the natural world
Death in the West : the Marlboro story by Peter Taylor( Visual )

4 editions published between 1976 and 1983 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Repeat of the documentary Death in the West : The Marlboro man, originally broadcast by Thames Television in 1976 as well as a follow-up of the six cowboys characterized in the film as the Marlboro man
 
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