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Vestron Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 773 works in 1,333 publications in 3 languages and 34,839 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Pictorial works  Juvenile works  Television adaptations  Fiction  Fantasy television programs  Popular works  History  Motion pictures 
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 )
8 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using a variety of different photographic techniques, the program takes the viewer on a tour of the human body
The dead by John Huston ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 673 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
Dirty dancing by Emile Ardolino ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and French and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a summer romance in 1963. A naive 17-year-old, Baby, meets an experienced hotel dance instructor, Johnny, while she is vacationing with her parents at a resort in the Catskills
Platoon by Oliver Stone ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 605 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 484 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 )
7 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 458 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 Nicolas Noxon ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1977 and 1987 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary on whales, including information on their anatomy, communication and migration patterns
Egypt, quest for eternity by Miriam Birch ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Host E.G. Marshall looks at the ancient Egyptians who spent their whole lifetime preparing for life after death. Shows how the monuments and temples they left behind celebrate the power and mystery of their civilization. Highlights the works of Ramses
The Explorers a century of discovery by - ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents 100 years of explorations participated in or chronicled by the National Geographic Society
Rain forest by David Hughes ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Visits the rain forests of Costa Rica to look at the animal life found there. Warns of the wonders to be lost on a world scale if human encroachment of the world's rain forests continues
African wildlife ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Filmed in Namibia's Etosha National Park over the course of two years, this film captures extraordinary close-ups of animal behavior: a wildebeest giving birth, a zebra mother successfully defending her foal from the swift attack of a cheetah, and a young springbuck alerting his herd to the presence of a predator with stiff-legged leaps
Land of the tiger ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 405 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
The Lion, the witch & the wardrobe by C. S Lewis ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adventures of two brothers and two sisters who cross through an enchanted wardrobe closet into the magical world of Narnia
Save the panda ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and Spanish and held by 360 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
Jerusalem within these walls by Miriam Birch ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A kaleidoscopic view of Jerusalem and its people as they are today--the remarkable outcome of 3,000 years of history, hope, and faith
Young guns by Christopher Cain ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A portrait of Billy the Kid and his gang as they move from prairie trash to demi-gods
Atocha, quest for treasure ( Visual )
5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 319 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
Yukon passage ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary about four young men who retrace the passage of oldtime prospectors who flocked to the gold-rich Klondike in 1897-98
Australia's improbable animals ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Narrated by Leslie Nielsen, this documentary examines the curious life forms found in Australia
Living treasures of Japan ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Profiles nine artisans and performing artists who are recognized by law as "holders of important intangible cultural properties" and are charged with publicly exhibiting their works and teaching their artistry to apprentices. Pays visits to a potter, doll sculptor, puppeteer, papermaker, koto musician, swordmaker, textile weaver and dyer, kabuki theater actor, and bellmaker
 
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Alternative Names
Vestron (Firm)
Languages
English (102)
Spanish (2)
French (1)