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Thirteen Productions

Works: 237 works in 342 publications in 1 language and 41,599 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Documentary films  History  Biography  Nature television programs  Historical television programs  Television programs  Biographical television programs  Nonfiction films 
Roles: prn
Classifications: PN1997, E
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Most widely held works by Thirteen Productions
The African Americans : many rivers to cross( Visual )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore with Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., the evolution of the African-American people, as well as the multiplicity of cultural institutions, political strategies, and religious and social perspectives they developed-forging their own history, culture and society against unimaginable odds
Janis : Little Girl Blue by Janis Joplin( Visual )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on rock singer Janis Joplin, with her own words telling much of the story through a series of letters she wrote home over the years, read by Chan Marshall. Includes interviews with musicians P!nk, Kris Kristofferson, Melissa Etheridge, Bob Weir, Juliette Lewis, TV presenter Dick Cavett, filmmaker D.A. Pennebaker, the Joplin family, and others
The talk : race in America( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A two-hour film about "the talk" that parents have with their children of color (primarily boys) to teach them how to act around the police in order to remain safe
The story of cats by Artist Not Provided( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the evolution of cats from their beginnings on the Asian continent to their introduction into the Americas, taking an in-depth look at what makes the family of felines unique and the evolutionary tricks and adaptions that truly make a cat, a cat
Shakespeare uncovered. the stories behind the Bard's greatest plays( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six celebrated hosts to tell the stories behind the stories of Shakespeare's greatest plays, revealing not just the elements in the play, but the history of the play itself. What sparked the creation of each of these works? Where did Shakespeare get his plots, and what cultural, political and religious factors influenced his writing? Why has this body of work endured so thoroughly? What, in the end, makes Shakespeare so great?
A sloth named Velcro by Ana E Salceda( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2000, Ana Salceda, a young journalist, moved from her native Spain to explore the wilds of Panama. She became the caregiver for a tiny orphaned baby sloth named Velcro. This is the story of Ana's return to Central and South America to see how much has changed since Velcro came into her life. Sloths, once largely ignored, have become a hot topic of scientific researchers
Finding your roots( Visual )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. finds out who we are and where we come from
Secrets of the dead( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tomb of 49,000 year-old Neanderthal bones discovered in El Sidron, a remote, mountainous region of northern Spain, leads to a compelling investigation to solve a double mystery: How did this group of Neanderthals die? And could the fate of this group help explain Neanderthal extinction? Scientists examine the bones and discover signs that tell a shocking story of how this group may have met their deaths
American epic( Visual )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big bang: At the height of the Roaring Twenties, music scouts armed with cutting-edge recording technology set out across America to capture the unsung voices of everyday folk. Blood and soil: America's poor--cotton field slaves, mine workers, sharecroppers--find freedom through music, creating gospel, protest songs, and Delta blues. Out of the many, the one: Exotic cultures spanning America are captured on record for the first time, inventing new instruments and new cultural identities. The American epic sessions: Jack White and T Bone Burnett produce an epic recording session using the only working 1920s recording device in existence in this tribute to the artists celebrated in the American epic documentaries
Edgar A. Poe : buried alive( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edgar Allan Poe: buried alive draws on the rich palette of Poe's evocative imagery and sharply drawn plots to tell the real story of the notorious author. Featuring Tony Award-winning actor Denis O'Hare, the film explores the misrepresentations of Poe as an alcoholic madman. It reveals the way in which Poe tapped into what it means to be a human in the modern and sometimes frightening world
Nature( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alongside the fastest, strongest, smartest animals are nature's misfits, odd, bizarre and unlikely creatures that at first glance seem ill-equipped for survival. Left at the starting line in the race for life, these are the apparent losers in the story of evolution, yet somehow they manage to cling to life and in some cases even thrive. "Animal Misfits" reveals some surprising details about how evolution really works, demonstrating that all animals are remarkably well-adapted to their chosen way of life
Owl power( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What actually makes owls so special? Bird trainers Lloyd and Rose Buck and their very special family of owls provide a rare opportunity to learn more about these unique birds. Using the latest technology, we can take a brand new look at owls in more detail than ever before. The real stories behind how they hunt, how their vision and hearing works, and how they fly so silently are influencing 21st century technology and design
Bing Crosby rediscovered( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DVD: Bing Crosby was, without a doubt, the most popular and influential multi-media star of the first half of the twentieth century, pulling audiences in with his intimate, laid-back voice and innate charm. Narrated by Stanley Tucci and directed by Robert Trachtenberg, this film explores the life and legend of this iconic performer, revealing a personality far more complex than the image the public had only thought they'd known
Yosemite( Visual )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join scientists, experts, and adventurers as they trudge through mountains of snow, climb trees as tall as buildings, and soar high in the air to spy just how global changes are affecting one of America's greatest wildernesses
Dick Cavett's Vietnam( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reexamines the Vietnam War and its impact on America through the prism of interviews conducted by the iconic host of The Dick Cavett Show from 1968-75. Those interviews, combined with archival footage, network news broadcasts, and newly filmed interviews with Cavett and other experts, provide fresh insight and perspective on this controversial chapter of American history
Dick Cavett's Watergate( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This offers a unique opportunity to mark the 40th anniversary of a defining moment in American history. From 1972 to 1974 the Watergate scandal unfolded on The Dick Cavett Show, as Cavett interviewed nearly every major Watergate figure, even non-political guests expressed their opinions. Dick Cavett's Watergate documents the scandal in the words of the people who lived it
American Ballet Theatre : a history( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ric Burns presents this rich, 75-year history of one of the most respected and revered dance companies in the world. With unprecedented access to the company, witness dramatic live performances, grueling rehearsals, and iconic dances by Misty Copeland, Gillian Murphy, and many others; as well as rare footage of ballet icons Jerome Robbins, George Balanchine, Agnes de Mille, Antony Tudor, Mikhail Baryshnikov, and more
Leonardo : the man who saved science( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leonardo da Vinci is well known for his inventions as well as his art. But new evidence shows that many of his ideas were realized long before he sketched them out in his notebooks, some even 1700 years before him
H is for hawk : a new chapter by Helen Macdonald( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helen Macdonald's bestseller H Is for Hawk told the story of a grieving daughter who found healing in training a goshawk. The goshawk is one of Mother Nature's own fighter jets, capable of finding and killing its prey with the speed of a lightning bolt. Now Macdonald digs deeper into the world of these raptors by following a family in the wild while raising and training a new goshawk of her own
Magic of the snowy owl( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the snowy owl, their difficult life throughout the long Arctic winter, and the owls' even more difficult challenge of breeding and attempting to raise young in one of the harshest environments on the planet
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