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Vestron Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 783 works in 1,377 publications in 3 languages and 26,564 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
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Most widely held works by Vestron Video (Firm)
Dirty dancing by Emile Ardolino( Visual )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in English and French and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the summer of 1963, innocent 17-year-old Baby vacations with her parents at a Catskills resort. One evening, she is drawn to the staff quarters by stirring music. There she meets Johnny, the hotel dance instructor, who is as experienced as Baby is naive. Baby soon becomes Johnny's pupil in dance and love
Incredible human machine by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and held by 593 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 429 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 417 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 359 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 349 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
The Great whales by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Visual )

8 editions published between 1977 and 1987 in English and held by 342 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 )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 321 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 Ch Huette( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 319 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 317 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 311 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 300 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 282 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 271 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 263 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
Gorilla by Barbara Jampel( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 262 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, research psychologist, writer-photographer, and husband and wife team working on the mountain gorilla project. Film footage demonstrates animals' intelligence, humanlike qualities, and effects of their exploitation by humans
Young guns by Christopher Cain( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of Billy the Kid and his gang as they move from prairie trash to demi-gods
Jerusalem : within these walls by Miriam Birch( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 251 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
Australia's improbable animals( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the distant island continent in search of strange and curious creatures
A Beaver pond( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and held by 237 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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