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Pyramid Film & Video

Overview
Works: 656 works in 1,092 publications in 3 languages and 7,923 library holdings
Genres: Short films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Educational films  Historical films  Experimental films  Sponsored films  Drama  History  Animated films 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: BF408, 791.436
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Most widely held works by Pyramid Film & Video
The films of Charles and Ray Eames( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 354 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( Visual )

7 editions published between 1968 and 1997 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With high humor and a playful touch, this famous film poses serious questions about the creative process and how it comes into play for different individuals. Includes a discussion guide. Explores and comments on the creative process; inspirational in itself
Everybody rides the carousel : a view of the stages of life( Visual )

5 editions published between 1975 and 1999 in English and held by 245 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
The films of Charles and Ray Eames by Charles Eames( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 204 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
Secondhand smoke( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous film that focuses on the dangers of passive smoking
Wool 100%( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 174 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 )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 159 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 151 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
The films of Charles & Ray Eames by Charles Eames( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of the more than 75 short films made by the husband-and-wife team of designers
CPR for rescuers( Visual )

12 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Producer) Designed to supplement CPR training classes for professional rescuers, including medical and health care professionals and emergency medical technicians
Why do these kids love school?( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents a variety of alternative approaches in education, providing an intimate look at nine different schools
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 between 1968 and 1990 in English and Spanish and held by 140 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
The Films of Charles and Ray Eames by Charles Eames( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents two versions of Charles and Ray Eames film, Powers of ten, which illustrate the relative size of things in the physical universe. Each takes the viewer from the earth to the outer galaxies, showing the increase of time and distance in increments of ten, then, returning to earth, proceed from the human scale into the microworld of cells, DNA molecules, and the carbon atom
A Private universe : misconceptions that block learning( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demonstrates that when teachers are unaware of their student's misconceptions, learning may be blocked. Interviews with university graduates and ninth-grade students about their understanding of elementary astronomy concepts reveal disturbing misconceptions. After formal instruction, ninth-grade students are interviewed again to determine if these perceptions are modified by instruction
Bill Cosby on prejudice( Visual )

5 editions published between 1971 and 1976 in English and held by 128 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
3 by Martha Graham( Visual )

3 editions published between 1969 and 1990 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martha Graham and her dance company present three modern dances
CPR for bystanders( Visual )

7 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 111 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
The Hubley collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 108 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 and Ray Eames by Charles Eames( Visual )

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

The Fiberglass Chairs features an exciting contemporary look at the initial design and production of these famous chairs. Produced for Herman Miller, Inc
Powers of ten( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 89 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
 
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