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Vestron Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 759 works in 1,362 publications in 3 languages and 27,610 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  Musical films  Documentary television programs  Romance films  Historical films  Documentary films  Dance films  Film adaptations  Children's 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 by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and held by 647 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 )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in English and French and held by 646 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
Platoon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 450 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 443 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
Secrets of the Titanic( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in Spanish and English and held by 380 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 367 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

A documentary on whales, including information on their anatomy, communication and migration patterns
The Explorers : a century of discovery by -( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and held by 356 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 339 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
Rain forest by David Hughes( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 332 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 328 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 321 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 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two brothers and two sisters cross through an enchanted wardrobe closet into the magical world of Narnia, the land of talking animals and mythical creatures. They discover that Narnia is under the evil power of the White Witch, who brings eternal winter to the land. It is up to the children to join the noble Aslan to bring springtime and happiness back to Narnia
Save the panda by Miriam Birch( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and Spanish and held by 284 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

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
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

A documentary about four young men who retrace the passage of oldtime prospectors who flocked to the gold-rich Klondike in 1897-98
Australia's improbable animals( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 260 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

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 257 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 256 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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Alternative Names
Vestron (Firm)

Languages
English (106)

Spanish (2)

French (1)