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Vestron Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 745 works in 1,357 publications in 3 languages and 29,473 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  Musical films  Documentary television programs  Film adaptations  Historical films  Dance films  Romance films  History  Science television programs 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, Copyright holder, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Vestron Video (Firm)
Incredible human machine( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using a variety of different photographic techniques, the program takes the viewer on a tour of the human body
Dirty dancing by Emile Ardolino( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and French and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's summer, 1963. Baby, 17 years old and all idealistic innocence, is vacationing with her parents in the Catskills. While exploring the resort grounds late one evening, she is drawn to the staff quarters by stirring music. There she meets Johnny, the hotel dance instructor, as experienced in life as Baby is naive. Mesmerized by the sexy beats and uninhibited movements of "dirty dancing," Baby soon becomes Johnny's prize pupil--in dance and in love
The dead by John Huston( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details a Christmas dinner at the house of three spinster musician sisters in 1904 Dublin, attended by friends and family. Among the visitors are the sisters' nephew Gabriel Conroy and his wife Gretta. The evening's reminiscences bring up melancholy memories for Gretta about her first, long-lost love when she was a girl in rural Galway. Her recounting of this tragic love to Gabriel brings him to an epiphany: he learns the difference between mere existence and living
Platoon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seen through the eyes of a young college drop-out, the Vietnam war is a deadly nightmare--whether fighting the Vietcong, or struggling with a platoon's allegiance divided between its own sergeants
Secrets of the Titanic( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in Spanish and English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Armed with sophisticated equipment, Dr. Robert Ballard of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and his team of researchers become the first humans to see and photograph the Titanic since its sinking more than 70 years ago
Sharks by Nicolas Noxon( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents research underway on the variety of species of sharks, their feeding habits, sensory abilities, and behavioral oddities, and tells how th fish is wrongfully maligned. University of Maryland professor and shark enthusiast Eugenie Clark takes the viewer along on her underwater explorations and to Japan to witness cultural ceremonies that attend the shark fishing season
The Great whales by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Visual )

8 editions published between 1977 and 1987 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on whales, including information on their anatomy, communication and migration patterns
Land of the tiger( Visual )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed in India, this film gives an intimate portrait of the tiger--showing it stalking and catching a deer, confronting crocodiles, and a female tiger nursing her young cubs
Save the panda by Miriam Birch( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and Spanish and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows two scientists, one American and the other Chinese, as they trek through a Chinese nature preserve in search of giant pandas
Young guns by Christopher Cain( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of Billy the Kid and his gang as they move from prairie trash to demi-gods
Australia's improbable animals( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the distant island continent in search of strange and curious creatures
Atocha, quest for treasure( Visual )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a 16-year search, Mel Fisher finds many of the riches from the Spanish galleon Nuestra Señora de Atocha that sank off the coast of Key West in 1622
 
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