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Vestron Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 777 works in 1,351 publications in 3 languages and 31,991 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Film adaptations  Documentary television programs  Science television programs  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Educational films  Television adaptations  Fiction 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, Copyright holder, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Vestron Video (Firm)
Incredible human machine( Visual )

9 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A journey throught the human body
Dirty dancing by Emile Ardolino( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and French and held by 596 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
The dead by John Huston( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In turn-of-the-century Dublin at a holiday feast, a young couple, Gretta and Gabriel Conroy, seem to have everything to be thankful for. But that night a tenor's voice recalls poignant memories, and Gabriel learns of his wife's unforgotten young love
Platoon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 559 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 440 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
The Great whales by Nicolas Noxon( Visual )

8 editions published between 1977 and 1987 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scientists and conservationists study and document the anatomy, communication and migratory patterns of a variety of whale species. Includes early film footage of whaling and also scenes from recent protests against whaling
Sharks by Nicolas Noxon( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A video which helps the shark to earn the respect it deserves. Surveys current research on sharks and their possible uses in cancer treatment and human skin grafting. Includes footage of live births of lemon sharks and an interview with Dr. Eugenie Clark, the "Shark Lady."
The Explorers a century of discovery by -( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents some of the explorations and expeditions that the National Geographic has participated in and chronicled. Follows Robert E. Peary to the North Pole; joins Jane Goodall in her pioneering work with chimpanzees ; accompanies climbers on the first American ascent of Mount Everest
Egypt quest for eternity by Miriam Birch( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experience the history of Egypt through exploring along the River Nile, visiting the great temples of Luxor and Karnak and entering the elaborately decorated tombs where the kings and queens are buried. Join Egyptologists as they explain and interpret the riddles of Egypt's past
Rain forest by David Hughes( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 389 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 382 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 374 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 339 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 by Miriam Birch( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and Spanish and held by 333 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 )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five young outcasts team up with Billy the Kid to go against corrupt officials in a small New Mexico town
Yukon passage( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows four adventurers as they travel through the frozen reaches of Canada and Alaska, along the Yukon River and into the Arctic Circle, covering 1,800 miles on foot, skis, log raft, and dogsled
Jerusalem within these walls by Miriam Birch( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 303 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
Atocha, quest for treasure( Visual )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 282 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
Australia's improbable animals( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrated by Leslie Nielsen, this documentary examines the curious life forms found in Australia
Living treasures of Japan( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrated by Jose Ferrer, this documentary examines the "living treaures", the master craftsmen, of Japan. This program takes you into the homes and workshops of these remarkable people charged with exhibiting their works and teaching their artistry to apprentices
 
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Alternative Names
Vestron (Firm)

Languages
English (104)

Spanish (2)

French (1)