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Vestron Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 761 works in 1,366 publications in 3 languages and 27,423 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  Musical films  Documentary television programs  Romance films  Historical films  Dance films  Documentary films  Film adaptations  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, Copyright holder, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Vestron Video (Firm)
Dirty dancing by Emile Ardolino( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in English and French and held by 648 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
Incredible human machine by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A journey throught the human body
Platoon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 448 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
The dead by John Huston( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 439 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
Secrets of the Titanic by National Geographic( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in Spanish and English and held by 378 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. Images from Ballard's dives are crisp and clear, as if the viewer were visiting the wreck in a glass-bottomed boat. A 20-minute feature, "Last hours of the Titanic" provides the best bonus; Ballard talks about the difficulties of locating the wreck, the mechanics of the ship's demise, and how he and his team pieced together a composite picture of the sunken ocean liner
Sharks by Nicolas Noxon( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 365 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 Great whales by Nicolas Noxon( Visual )

8 editions published between 1977 and 1987 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join scientists and conservationists as they study and document the anatomy, communication, and migratory patterns of a variety of whale species, including killer, pilot, and humpback whales
The Explorers : a century of discovery by -( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents 100 years of explorations participated in or chronicled by the National Geographic Society
Egypt : quest for eternity by Miriam Birch( Visual )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 334 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 329 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
Land of the tiger by Valmik Thapar( Visual )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 326 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
African wildlife( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed in Namibia's Etosha National Park over a two year period capturing extraordinary close-ups of animal behavior
The Lion, the witch and the wardrobe by C. S Lewis( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 292 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 )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and Spanish and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High in the bamboo-forested mountain ranges of central China lives the elusive and endangered giant panda. Over time, their numbers have swindled due to human encroachment and climatic changes. Join scientists as they track these rare creatures through nearly impenetrable bamboo in an effort to learn more about the panda and ultimately increase its chance of survival
Gorilla by Barbara Jampel( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary which looks at gorillas in their natural habitat and those in captivity. Contrary to its King Kong image, the gorilla is a gentle beast with amazing capabilities for learning. Koko, the famed lowland gorilla, demonstrates her ability to communicate with American Sign Language
Yukon passage by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 267 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
Australia's improbable animals( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the distant island continent in search of strange and curious creatures
Young guns by Christopher Cain( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 1878, Lincoln County. John Tunstall, a British ranchowner, hires six rebellious boys as "regulators" to protect his ranch against the ruthless Santa Fe Ring. When Tunstall is killed in an ambush, the Regulators, declare war on the Ring. As their vendetta turns into a bloody rampage, they are branded outlaws, becoming the objects of the largest manhunt in Western history
Jerusalem : within these walls by Miriam Birch( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 256 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
A Beaver pond by National Geographic Video( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family of industrious beavers creates and maintains a serene pond that supports an entire community of plants and animals
 
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Vestron (Firm)

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English (106)

Spanish (2)

French (1)