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Discovery Productions, Inc

Overview
Works: 223 works in 354 publications in 3 languages and 5,646 library holdings
Genres: History  Personal narratives  Documentary television programs  Drama  Exhibition catalogs  Action and adventure films  Nonfiction television programs  Educational films  Television mini-series  Television adaptations 
Classifications: T15, 609
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Most widely held works by Discovery Productions, Inc
Connections 2( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host James Burke explores the origins and effects of those inventions that shape our modern world
Holocaust : in memory of millions by The Discovery Channel( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the halls of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Walter Cronkite chronicles the entire story of the Holocaust-- from the rise of the Nazi party and their plan to exterminate the Jewish people, to tales of incredible bravery among Holocaust survivors and those who liberated the concentration camps. Combines original footage and personal photographs with oral histories by those who survived
The brain, our universe within( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The latest scientific techniques and theories [are used] to explore the intricacies of the brain. Processes are illustrated with detailed and accurate computer animation. New ... understanding [is gained] through the stories of people whose brains have been damaged through accident or disease."--Container
The Promised land by Keith Bowers( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 295 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 259 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 180 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 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary about the European theater of World War II, centering on the invasion of Normandy. The stories of the men and women whose lives were profoundly affected by the invasion and its aftermath are voiced with 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 126 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 113 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 109 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 107 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 99 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 98 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 90 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 )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the story of King Arthur and the knights of the Round Table, with the evidence of the history underlying the legend and a trip to the possible site of Camelot. Provides background, adaptations and other information on the story. Includes a discussion of the mythic human yearning for heroes and the world of chivalry, loyalty, and purity
Antlers big and small( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals the world of animals with antlers, from deer to elks to moose in forest habitats of the North American wilderness
The history of bands in America( Visual )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 78 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 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Explores the symphony orchestra through each of its instrumental families - string, brass, woodwind, and percussion." Location used is London where there are four major symphonies
Revolutions by Dan Clifton( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 71 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 66 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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