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Discovery Productions, Inc

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Works: 225 works in 370 publications in 3 languages and 5,528 library holdings
Genres: History  Personal narratives  Drama  Documentary television programs  Exhibition catalogs  Action and adventure films  Educational films  Nonfiction television programs  Internet videos  Documentary films 
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Most widely held works by Discovery Productions, Inc
Connections 2( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of a series exploring the origins and effects of inventions that shaped the modern world. This episode examines the circuitous connection between the development of polyethylene and Big Bend, the clock atop the English House of Commons. Also explored are the development of radar, fatty acids, soap, color dyes, impressionist paintings, tapestries, lackerwork, the Dutch-East India Company, whaling, printing and the development of the telescope
Holocaust : in memory of millions by The Discovery Channel( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the history of the Holocaust from the rise of the Nazi party and their plan to exterminate the Jewish people to tales of bravery among survivors and those who liberated the concentration camps. Includes footage from the opening of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, as well as an interview with Nobel laureate and Auschwitz survivor, Elie Wiesel
The brain, our universe within( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series explores brain activity and functions. New imaging techniques are used to create new views of the brain designed to illustrate brain functions
The Promised Land : Threats to Elephant Sanctuaries by M Nash( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the migration of rural Southern blacks from the segregated South to Chicago. Cultural and political gains become offset by overcrowding and increasing ghettoization, as Northern politicians ignore resentment that explodes in the Sixties. Finally, Chicago gets its first African-American mayor; many families move out of the ghetto to middle-class success; many others remain mired in a growing "underclass". Includes historical footage and personal interviews
Labou by Guthrie CSD( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When three young friends set out to find a centuries-old pirate ship lost in the Louisiana bayou, they discover an adventure beyond their wildest imagination, and a magical swamp creature name Labou. Working together with their new pal Labou, the kids race to stay ahead of the bad guys
Nile : river of gods( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover the Nile, its natural beauty and enduring spirituality that washes over the land and its people. Travel back in time to the scattered kingdoms of Upper and Lower Egypt. Illustrates Egypt's great dependancy on the Nile River. Shows the various plants and animals of the region
Normandy : the great crusade by Christopher Koch( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a documentary on the invasion of Normandy at the close of World War II. The stories of the men and women whose lives were profoundly affected by the invasion and its aftermath are illustrated with never-before-seen home movies, snapshots, personal letters, vintage music and news broadcasts
When bears go fishing( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals the world of grizzly bears in the forest habitats of the Alaskan wilderness
Relentless : the struggle for peace in the Middle East( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Relentless" is an eye-opening documentary which unravels the myths, and exposes the obstacles to achieving peace in the Middle East. Using primary source video clips, "Relentless" examines the history of the Middle East conflict and how the Peace Process unraveled in a surge of violence
The business of beavers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals the world of beavers, why they are so busy and why they are important to the forest habitats in which they live
Mandela's fight for freedom( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Part George Washington, part Abraham Lincoln, part Gandhi, South Africa's Nelson Mandela occupies a unique position in the history of the human spirit. From youthful protester, to political prisoner, to the president of a newly free nation, Nelson Mandela embodies the ideals of freedom as no other man of this time. Through a combination of moral strength, political cunning, and sheer luck, he brought about the dismantling of the hated policy of racial apartheid, without the bloodbath many feared."--Container
You the owner's manual with Dr. Mehmet Oz( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Enjoy learning about your own human body, as Dr. Mehmet Oz explains the miraculous, scientific, and artistic system of your "inner self." This informative and entertaining series challenges preconceived notions about how the human body works ..."--Container
Orca whales and mermaid tales( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet orca whales and mysterious manatees. See mergansers, sea lions, ospreys, and pelicans in their native habitat
Matter over mind( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in Spanish and English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creating new theories of consciousness as it zeroes in on a single neurotransmitter - serotonin - science studies the biochemistry that may play a major role in the visions brought on by meditation, sleep deprivation, and psychedelic drugs
Le Morte d'Arthur : the legend of the king by Thomas Malory( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on the story written by Thomas Malory and the story's influence on today's stories. Includes interviews with various motion picture creators, re-enactments of the story, and footage of historical ruins in England related to the story
Antlers big and small( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals the world of animals with antlers in the forest habitats of the North American wilderness
The history of bands in America( Visual )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This two-part documentary shows how bands have changed throughout our 200-year history as America has changed. Social, political, and economic events of our lives have become inseparable from the music of the band. Part 1 illustrates the rise of the town band movement in the 19th century through professional bands, including that of John Philip Sousa. Part 2 traces band movements of the 20th century: military bands, scholastic bands, and jazz. Featured
Discovering the orchestra( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an introduction to the instruments of the orchestra telling about their history and construction. Members of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra play brief selections to demonstrate the tone, diversity, and character of the featured instruments
Revolutions by Dan Clifton( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of a series exploring the origins and effects of inventions that shaped the modern world. This episode explores the work of inventor, James Watt and his affect on the industrial revolution, which is then linked to the invention of steam power, paper copiers, matches, gas lighting, the telephone, television, osciloscope, the Apollo Space flight, the discovery of carborundum and its role in the development of radiography and the discovery of DNA and genetic engineering
Something for nothing( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of a series exploring the origins and effects of inventions that shaped the modern world. This episode begins with the development of the barometer after the discovery of vacuum space, then moves onto weather forecasting, a Cholera epidemic in England, sewage problems, the development of indoor plumbing, the development of compressed air, air brakes, power generators, electricity and the gyroscope
 
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