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Vestron Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 754 works in 1,332 publications in 3 languages and 28,706 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  Children's films  Documentary television programs  Musical films  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Juvenile works  Educational films  Historical films 
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 )

10 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using a variety of different photographic techniques, the program takes the viewer on a tour of the human body
Dirty dancing by Emile Ardolino( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in English and French and held by 615 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
The dead by John Huston( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 1904 holiday feast in Dublin, vibrant with food and spirit, strongly affects a young couple when a tenor's voice recalls poignant memories of unforgotten young love
Platoon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 476 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 by National Geographic( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in Spanish and English and held by 396 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 Gail Gibbons( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 383 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 National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Visual )

8 editions published between 1977 and 1987 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on whales, including information on their anatomy, communication and migration patterns
Explorers by Eric Luke( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and held by 364 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 )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 359 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
Rainforest (Jungle) by Helen Cowcher( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 346 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 )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 337 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 )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 332 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
The Lion, the witch & the wardrobe by C. S Lewis( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 307 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 299 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
Yukon passage by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 281 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 National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Visual )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 277 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
Jerusalem : within these walls by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 269 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 )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of Billy the Kid and his gang as they move from prairie trash to demi-gods
A Beaver pond by National Geographic Video( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines a family of beavers who create and maintain a serene pond that supports an entire community of plants and animals in the Rockies
Australia's improbable animals( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the distant island continent in search of strange and curious creatures
 
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