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World Wide Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 482 works in 575 publications in 1 language and 24,142 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Drama  Dystopian films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  History  Documentary television programs  Political films  Dystopias 
Roles: prn, Producer, Assignee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by World Wide Entertainment (Firm)
Destiny : an unauthorized story on Prince William( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With Prince William and bride Kate Middleston's destiny set and all eyes upon them, fans around the world will enjoy this intimate look at the royal heir and his love."--Container
2002( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a year of momentous happenings, 2002 was a year disaster, war, and hostage taking. In March Operation Anaconda, the US-led battle to overthrow Taliban and Al-Qaeda forces in Afghanistan was declared officially over
1970( Visual )

in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was November 1970 and Concorde had just flown supersonically at 2140 kilometers per hour to become the fastest passenger aircraft in history. The plane was still in its testing phase but this Super jet could now travel twice as fast as a normal aircraft. It was the year's main event
Hurricane Katrina( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There are some global events of such impact that they stay with us forever. They are so important that we sit up and pay attention as they are happening: we sit glued to the television we pour over newspapers we frantically search out more information to understand. This series looks at some of the most shocking events of the 20th and early 21st Century analyzing how the news of their occurrence spread across the globe and what impact they had on the modern world. This episode focuses on the disaster caused by Hurricane Katrina
Where were you( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There are some global events of such impact that they stay with us forever. They are so important that we sit up and pay attention as they are happening: we sit glued to the television we pour over newspapers we frantically search out more information to understand. This series looks at some of the most shocking events of the 20th and early 21st Century analysing how the news of their occurrence spread across the globe and what impact they had on the modern world. This episode discusses the December 26, 2004 tsunami in Indonesia
Nineteen eighty-four by Michael Radford( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1984 was a year of famine, industrial accidents and another change of leadership behind the Iron Curtain, beyond doubt, a year of momentous happenings. The February death of Soviet leader Yuri Andropov from kidney failure, came less than two years after he took over from his predecessor Leonid Brezhnev. The former KGB head Andropov left to his successor Konstantin Chernenko, one or two outstanding matters that needed to be dealt with
1994 by Walter Zimmermann( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1994, a year that saw a tentative ceasefire in Northern Ireland and the end of apartheid in South Africa, was yet another year of momentous happenings. In May, outgoing South African President F.W De Clerk conceded victory to Nelson Mandela and the African National Congress, after the country's first all-race elections. Mandela led the dancing right across South Africa
Bin Laden, war on terror( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the events leading up to the death of Osama Bin Laden. Includes President Obama's address to the nation, a remembrance of the September 11 attacks on the United States, a history of terrorism, and details of the Navy Seals operation in Abbottabad, Pakistan
1989( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a year of momentous happenings, 1989 was a year of disasters, protest, and the breaking down of wars. It seemed that 1989 was off to a good start. That was until the supertanker Exxon Valdez ran a ground of Alaska in March, proving that environmental disaster could strike the United States in what was their worst ever oil spill. Later in the year, catastrophe continued for the US when a powerful earthquake hit Northern California
1988( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a year of momentous happenings, 1988 would see an historical changing of the guard in Pakistan. Unlike her opposition, Benazir Bhutto's Pakistan People's Party had a charismatic and seemingly competent leader
1976( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a year of momentous happenings, 1976 was the year of theatrical events, Olympics and landmarks for the international traveler. In London, the Theatres Act was celebrating a record of 10,000 performances of Agatha Christie's famous play, The Mousetrap. Back Buckingham Palace and the Tower, The Mousetrap had become a London landmark. With a record 4 million tickets sold over 25 years, it was often referred to as that homely little thriller
1987( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a year of momentous happenings, 1987 was a year of justice, daring and drama on the high seas. It had taken more than 40 years, but the wounds were so deep that when two former Nazis came into the news in 1987, few had any sympathy. When the Butcher of Lyon, former Gestapo officer, Klaus Barbie, was finally sentenced to life imprisonment for crimes against humanity, he found it hard to get anyone to support his side of the story
1964( Visual )

in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Racial segregation dominated life in South Africa in the early 1960s. The system of apartheid categorized people into groups including black, white and colored with white people being the most privileged. When the man leading the struggle against apartheid was sentenced to life imprisonment, it became the main event of 1964
1947( Visual )

in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the summer of 1947, the people of Hungary prepared for a momentous parliamentary election. The results of the election would lead to the Hungarian Workers Party taking control of government
1948( Visual )

in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the words of its designer, US Secretary of State George C. Marshall, the Marshall plan was directed against hunger, poverty, desperation and chaos. The plan to rebuild Europe after the Second World War offered billions of dollars of economic and technical assistance. On April 3rd, 1948, American President Harry S. Truman signed the Marshall Plan into law, initiating the years of main event
1949( Visual )

in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two new superpowers emerged at the end of the Second World War, the United States and the Soviet Union . The world knew that the United States already had atomic weapons. On August 29th, 1949, the Soviets revealed theirs. The main event of 1949 would shake the western world and threaten civilization. The Soviets had tested an atomic bomb and the nuclear arms race had begun
1982( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a year that saw a war in the South Atlantic, 1982 was a year of momentous happenings. While it was the story of a hero from an earlier war that saw Britain's top award for fiction go to Australian author Thomas Keneally. The Booker Prize was awarded to Keneally for a Schindler's Ark, which was about a German industrialist who saved thousands of Jews from the Nazis during World War II
1963( Visual )

in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

November 22nd 1963, Dallas, Texas the assassination of a president. In one of the most shocking public events of the 20th century, the death of John F. Kennedy at the hands of gunman Lee Harvey Oswald shattered a nation inspired by his time in office, the main event of 1963
1960( Visual )

in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On May 1st, 1960, an American U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union and the pilot Francis Gary Powers was captured. It was the year's main event. Powers was extensively interrogated and convicted of espionage against the Soviet Union. Sentenced to 10 years, he was exchanged for a Soviet spy just two years later on Berlin's famous Bridge of Spies
1977 by Ana Mendieta( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a year of momentous happenings, 1977 was a year of contrast, drama, and tragedy. The year had started on a positive note with Fashion Gurus, Pierre Cardin, Paco Rabanne showing off their very (inaudible) 70s summer collection. Far from the world of fashion, a struggle for democracy was taking place across the globe. The short-lived government of Pakistan's newly elected Prime Minister Ali Bhutto was overthrown by General Zia
 
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