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Vestron Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 784 works in 1,384 publications in 3 languages and 25,693 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  Musical films  Documentary television programs  Documentary films  Romance films  Western films  Dance films  Historical films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, Copyright holder, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Vestron Video (Firm)
Dirty dancing by Emile Ardolino( Visual )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in English and French and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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. Mesmermized by the sexy beats and uninhibited movements of dirty dancing Baby soon becomes Johnny's prize pupil - in dance and in love
Incredible human machine by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using a variety of different photographic techniques, the program takes the viewer on a tour of the human body
Platoon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 410 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 )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 387 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( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in Spanish and English and held by 349 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 Explorers : a century of discovery by -( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents 100 years of explorations participated in or chronicled by the National Geographic Society
The Great whales by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Visual )

8 editions published between 1977 and 1987 in English and held by 334 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
Egypt : quest for eternity by Miriam Birch( Visual )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 310 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
Land of the tiger by Valmik Thapar( Visual )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 307 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
Rain Forest by Ch Huette( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 307 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 302 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
Sharks by Nicolas Noxon( Visual )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A special study of sharks with Ron and Valerie Taylor
The Lion, the witch and the wardrobe by C. S Lewis( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 275 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 265 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
Yukon passage by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 255 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
Gorilla by Barbara Jampel( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Calls attention to the plight of the gorilla, which is on the verge of extinction. Profiles a zookeeper, a research scientist, a research psychologist, a writer-photographer, and a husband and wife team working on the mountain gorilla project. Film footage demonstrates the animals' intelligence, humanlike qualities, and the effects of their exploitation by humans
Jerusalem : within these walls by Miriam Birch( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A kaleidoscope view of the Jerusalem's Old City and its people of different cultures and faiths who live side by side in a fragile peace. Visits some of the world's most venerated shrines, belonging to three major religions
Young guns by Christopher Cain( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 237 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 236 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 226 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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Alternative Names
Vestron (Firm)

Languages
English (100)

Spanish (2)

French (1)