Motyl, H. D.
Most widely held works by H. D Motyl
Image of an assassination a new look at the Zapruder film ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 657 libraries worldwide
A state-of-the-art digital replication of the home movies shot by manufacturer Abraham Zapruder of the assassination of President Kennedy in Dallas on November 22, 1963, which has become one of the most important documents of the 20th century. This documentary chronicles the events leading up to the filming and the painstaking process of digitally duplicating the motion picture sequence undertaken by Zapruder, his business associates, photography experts and employees of the National Archives. The final results are an enhanced film in various sequences ... including a version that is 64% wider than has been seen before. Includes the WFAA-TV news footage and an interview with Abraham Zapruder recorded on the day of the assassination. The DVD also ncludes: part of an episode of Good night America, in which Geraldo Rivera, Dick Gregory, Robert J. Groden, and Ralph Sherman discuss the film and the assassination and an interview with Richard Stolley who discusses the negotiations between Zapruder and Life magazine regarding the film rights.
The Voyage of La Amistad a quest for freedom ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 593 libraries worldwide
Chronicle of the story of the abducted Africans and their battles for freedom, first on the Amistad and then as they stood trial in a strange land, taking their case all the way to the Supreme Court with various abolitionists and former president John Quincy Adams leading the way.
The 20th century ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
This dynamic series brings the 20th century back to life - the good and the bad - through insightful narration, rare photographs and stunning footage. This collection is a salute to the first century ever entirely documented on film.
Bats & balls ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Chicago White Sox star Robin Ventura leads a tour of the places where baseball equipment is manufactured.
The 20th century the 1910s : the modern age begins ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
The second part of a 10-part series of the 20th century. As technology moves forward and international struggles flare, warfare rises to a new, more murderous level. Milestones include giant leaps in transportation, telecommunications, oil and steel industries, World War I and the Versailles treaty. Mexico, Ireland, Russia and Gemany experienced revolutions. Women's suffrage movements started in the United States and Great Britain. Popular music embodies everthing from nickelodeons to jazz music.
His majesty King Hussein ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
The video uses insightful narrative and rare historical footage, some of it a half-century old to tell the story of the life of King Hussein bin Talal al-Hashem, ruler of Jordan for 47 years.
Milk & cookies ; News & comics ; Bats & balls ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Milk and cookies: travel to the Keebler Company Bakery and the Oberweis Dairy for a behind-the-scenes look at the making of children's favorite snack. Bats & balls: Chicago White Sox star Robin Ventura leads a tour of the places where baseball equipment is manufactured. News & comics: See how the Dick Tracy comic strip is created, how paper is produced and recycled, how ink is manufactured, and how a news story is written.
The Return of Joe Hill ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
In 1915, songwriter/labor organizer Joe Hill was executed by the State of Utah for a murder he probably did not commit. Nearly 75 years later, a packet of his ashes was discovered in the U.S. National Archives and returned to the Chicago headquarters of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). This film examines the life and work of Joe Hill and places his legacy within a broader context of the history of the IWW (whose members are known as "Wobblies") and current labor arts. Features interviews with singer/storyteller Utah Phillips, Joe Hill biographer Gibbs Smith, labor historian Joyce Kornbluh and IWW artist Carlos Cortez. Joe Hill's songs are performed by Utah Phillips, Mark Ross, Ellen Klaver and Dakota Sid Clifford.
The show & tell series ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
A group of children explore how a number of things are created, including milk, cookies, baseball bats, gloves and balls as well as the newspapers.
The 1910s the modern age begins ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Examines the 20th century in the United States, decade by decade, in 10 videos.
Milk & cookies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Two friends visit a farm to see where milk comes from & then a dairy to see it processed & sold. Then its off to the Keebler cookie factory to see how cookies are made.
The red bus stops here by Amnon Wolman ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 and held by 1 library worldwide
Jonestown : Sektentod im Regenwald ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 1 library worldwide
His Majesty King Hussein a tribute to a monarch ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
For 47 years, Hussein Ibn Talal ad Hashem ruled Jordan. Crowned at the age of 17, the soft-spoken resourceful Hussein grew from relative obscurity to one of the most respected leaders of the 20th century. He survived war, repeated coup and assassination attempts, and secured his family's rule before dying of complications from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Through an insightful narrative and rare historical footage, some of it a half-century old, learn the story of this remarkable, humble man.
Abolitionists Amistad (Schooner) Art Assassination Baseball Baseball bats Baseball gloves Baseballs Biographical films Biography Civilization, Modern Cookies Curiosities and wonders Dairy farming Documentary films Documentary films Films Hill, Joe,--1879-1915 Historical films History History, Modern Human rights Hussein,--King of Jordan,--1935-1999 Industrial Workers of the World Jazz Jordan Juvenile works Kennedy, John F.--1917-1963 Kings and rulers Labor leaders Middle East Milk Miscellanea Newspaper publishing Newspapers Nineteen tens Political science Presidents--Assassination School field trips Slave insurrections Slave trade United States Women--Suffrage Working class Work songs World War (1914-1918)