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Pyramid Film & Video

Overview
Works: 602 works in 1,119 publications in 3 languages and 7,687 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Short films  Nonfiction films  Educational films  Historical films  Experimental films  Animated films  Sponsored films  Drama  Nonfiction television programs 
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 by Ray Eames( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 459 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
Everybody rides the carousel : a view of the stages of life by John Hubley( Visual )

16 editions published between 1975 and 1999 in English and held by 283 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
Why man creates( Visual )

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

Demonstrates in its form and content, the nature of the creative process and discusses the variety, richness, and importance of creative vision
Wool 100%( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 173 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 162 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
CPR for bystanders( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and Spanish and held by 152 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 Truth about teachers( Visual )

5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 150 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 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
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 )

12 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 141 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
Why do these kids love school?( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines alternative approaches to education, first profiling a 70-year-old independent school, then visiting eight public schools around the country which have introduced innovative programs
The films of Charles and Ray Eames by Charles Eames( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 134 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
Bill Cosby on prejudice( Visual )

6 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in English and held by 126 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
A Private universe : misconceptions that block learning( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and held by 125 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
3 by Martha Graham( Visual )

3 editions published between 1969 and 1990 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 107 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( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 101 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 & Ray Eames by Charles Eames( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of the more than 75 short films made by the husband-and-wife team of designers
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 )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 86 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
Death in the West : the Marlboro story by ltd Thames Television( Visual )

4 editions published between 1976 and 1983 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful exposé of the most successful cigarette advertising campaign, The Marlboro Man. Juxtapositions interviews of physicians, researchers and a tobacco industry executive with personal narratives of present day cowboys dying from smoking related lung diseases
 
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