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World Wide Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 458 works in 569 publications in 1 language and 11,588 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Science films  Short films  Juvenile works  Motion pictures  History  Educational films  Biography  Children's films 
Roles: prn, Producer, Assignee
Classifications: TJ808, 333.794
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by World Wide Entertainment (Firm)
Where were you( Visual )

13 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 330 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 1995 eruption of the volcano on Montserrat
Zeek's animal world( Visual )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the animal world with Zeek, a curious robot. This episode includes the panda, red panda, beaver, otter, harp seal, anteater, sloth bear, spectacled bear and okapi
Alternative energy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Most everyone realizes the environmental and economic cost for the dependence on fossil fuels for energy, foreign or domestic. So it makes sense to embrace other technologies that are cost efficient and sustainable, yet reduce their negative impact on the planet. Governments, industries, and people worldwide are finding new ways to reduce their energy dependency and environmental impact by investing in sustainable energy alternatives."--Container
Bin Laden, war on terror( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 137 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
Nelson Mandela one man( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nelson Mandela is a shining example of what one man can do to change the world. Born into an oppressive regime, he fought to overcome prejudice and hate to unify a nation. Nelson Mandela's dedication resulted in his inauguration as the first black President of South Africa, [and] his award of the Nobel Peace Prize and ultimately, his role in overthrowing the Apartheid regime
Destiny an unauthorized story on Prince William( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 105 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
Biofuels( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What do animal dung in Israel and leftover cooking oils in North America have in common? Both are being used as bio fuels for powering industrial equipment and motor vehicles. Combine this with efforts to process coconut oil from Uganda and soy from Argentina and you have the hopeful beginnings for fossil fuel independence."--Container
Recycling( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As the world's garbage piles grow to even greater heights, many people and industries are finding new uses for old things. In Manila, the Philippines, local women are running a thriving business repurposing old papers into fashionable accessories creating a worldwide demand. In the U.S., recycling E-Waste is big business as producers and consumers consider important ways to reduce their toxic impact on the environment. It begs the question: So, what are you doing?"--Container
1970( Visual )

in English and held by 95 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
2002( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 95 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
Global warming( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A critical concern for the planet today is global warming and its probable consequences. And whether warming trends are occurring because of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere or a cyclical change in the weather, we'll investigate this global issue from the polar Arctic to the polar Antarctic."--Container
Organic living( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For now, organic living is a lifestyle preference. It's based on the belief that food, clothing, and other things in one's life is best if it is of reduced (95%) or completely chemical free. However, you don't have to be a purist to make a difference in your own well-being or to improve your personal environment. In this look at modern living we'll learn some different ways the concept of organic can be incorporated into anyone's world."--Container
1964( Visual )

in English and held by 88 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
1975( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a year of momentous happenings, 1975 was year of assassination attempts, Soviet inconsistencies, and the deaths of some of the world's leading figures. Although he had never won a national election Nixon successor as president Jerold Ford was a man of the people, preferring to meet and greet the crowds that gathered whenever he arrived for presidential appearances
1960( Visual )

in English and held by 88 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
1969( Visual )

in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind. It was the main event of 1969 when astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins made history taking part in the first man space mission to land on the moon. It was 10:56 pm on July 20th 1969, when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped onto the lunar surface, becoming the first humans ever to step on the moon while Michael Collins remained in orbit above
Endangered species( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From Tibet to Argentina and many places in-between, this encompassing look at endangered species offers insight into the plight and hope for many of our planets animals. Along the way we'll search for species now believed extinct, such as the Yangtze Dolphin of China, to more promising efforts in Hungary for repopulating the rare white rhino."--Container
1967( Visual )

in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The six-day war was a heavily armed conflict between Israel and the Arab States of Syria, Egypt, and Jordan. In just six days Israel took control of the Gaza Strip, the Sinai Peninsula, the Golan Heights, and the West Bank of the Jordan all known to this day as the occupied territories. From beginning to end, the war lasted 132 hours and 30 minutes. But the ramifications in the Middle East are still felt today. The 1967 war was a turning point in the region's history and it was the year's main event
1979( Visual )

in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On November 4th, 1979, the year's main event unfolded as Islamic student militants overran the American Embassy in Tehran, Iran and held 52 of embassy's staff hostage for a terrifying 444 days. It was the beginning of a crisis that lasted through to the end of President Jimmy Carter's term in office
1965( Visual )

in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The March of 1965 saw the year's main event. The Vietnam War was a military conflict between the communist forces of North Vietnam supported by China and the Soviet Union and the non-communist forces of South Vietnam supported by President Lyndon B. Johnson's American Government
 
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Alternative Names
World Wide Entertainment Australia

Languages
English (56)