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Actuality Productions

Overview
Works: 544 works in 956 publications in 2 languages and 23,124 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Forecasts  Case studies  Drama  Documentary television programs  Television programs  Military history 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: TA495, 333.794
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Most widely held works by Actuality Productions
The Manhattan Project ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This video looks at creation of the first atomic bomb. It examines the evolution of nuclear power, including the nuclear tests of the Manhattan Project at Los Alamos and Oak Ridge during World War II. Interviewees discuss the developments that led to the missions to Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Modern marvels ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explains how air, water, earth, and fire are transformed into clean, reliable sources of heat, electricity, and even automobile fuel. Looks at a solar roof implementation by FedEx at a regional sort facility in Oakland, Calif., a wind power project in central New York using fewer, larger turbines, and the widespread use of geothermal energy in Iceland. Visits Lovecraft Biofuels in Los Angeles, an auto repair shop that converts diesel car and truck engines to run on one hundred percent vegetable oil. Examines the potential use of hydropower from ocean tides, such as tidal barrages, as well as a tidal stream (or flow) power project off the shore of England that uses propeller-like turbines to capture the kinetic power of underwater currents
Modern marvels ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The true history of the engineering marvel: the Great Wall of China
Charles Darwin evolution's voice ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the life, accomplishments, and impact of Charles Darwin
The real national treasure an inside look at the Library of Congress ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Where in Washington DC is the nation's most incredible treasure chest? It's a library unlike any other in the world, the U.S. Library of Congress in Washington D.C. Modern Marvels explodes the myth that this 200 year old institution is simply "where members of Congress borrow books". Viewers are taken beyond the magnificent Jefferson Building Great Hall into the secret vaults where more than 600 miles of shelves hold 130 million items, many of them priceless treasures - from George Washington's hand-written diaries to Galileo's first images of the moon to the original camera film of the movie Frankenstein. See how a staff of 4000 catalogues protects and preserves these treasures and distributes them globally via a new World Digital Library
Mahatma Gandhi pilgrim of peace ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and Polish and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life story of Mahatma Gandhi, who, through his campaign of non-violent resistance, helped lead India to independence from Great Britain
The Stock exchange by Terry Fitzpatrick ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gives the history of the New York Stock Exchange
More engineering disasters ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Man built monuments on the earth, and then the sea and sky - but at times he has failed. The human factor is never completely eliminated, and through our mistakes, we rise to the heights of modern innovation. Examines some of the largest engineering disasters including early rocket catastrophes, the tragic flaw of the famous Liberty Ships of WWII, the Stockholm and Andrea Doria collision, the Los Angeles Aqueduct tradegy, the history of the Hartford Civic Center, and the details of the Niagara power fiasco
Modern marvels ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In April 2003, the new FBI Crime Lab was opened and dedicated to the memory of all crime victims. At 500,000 sq. ft. and equiped with the most modern equipment, it is considered one of the finest crime labs in the world. All the efforts are focused on using modern forensic science in order to solve crimes
Heinz the ketchup kings ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This episode of Biography tells the story of the Heinz family, who over the course of three generations became the embodiment of the American dream by doing well by doing good. Distributed by A & E Television Networks. (45 minutes) A streaming videorecording
Armageddon exploring the doomsday myth ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disc 2: Doomsday tech: Doomsday threats range from very real to controversial to futuristic. Despite the Cold War's end, we live under the shadow of nuclear weapons, arms races, and accidental launches. More doomsday tech: Examines more threats, both natural and manmade, that may endanger civilization. From the far reaches of space to tiny viruses, bioterrorism and cyberterrorism, doomsday sources are many
Hoover Dam ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comprehensive chronicle of the Hoover Dam, one of the most ambitious engineering projects of all time. Shows the footage that documents every step of the monumental work of taming the Colorado to provide water and power to California, Nevada and Arizona. Includes interviews with the men who worked on the dam
Baseball parks ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Here are the stories behind America's storied baseball parks: from the sandlots and wooden ballparks of the 19th century to majestic turn-of-the century steel and concrete wonders to the multipurpose stadiums of today. This documentary focuses on design and construction of baseball parks, domes, and stadiums
American steel built to last ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary explores the creation and growth of the American steel industry, including the history of the processes of creating steel. Highlights significant contributions made by Henry Bessemer, the inventor who discovered an efficient way to mass produce steel, and by Andrew Carnegie, the highly successful businessman who built America's first giant steel industry
Engineering disasters ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at some of the worst tragedies in human history-- disasters that have claimed the lives of hundreds of people in one fell swoop and that might have been prevented. Covers the period from ancient times to the present day in order to tell the stories of these calamities. Includes stories from survivors of plane crashes and industrial accidents. Attempts to analyze what went wrong in events such as the explosion of the Space Shuttle Challenger. Includes computer animation to illustrate the anatomy of some of the disasters
Forensic science the crime fighter's weapon ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historical overview of crime science and how forensic science is used in criminal investigations in preparing for court testimony
The technology of Kitty Hawk ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Retrace the steps of the Wright Brothers' historic quest to free man from the bounds of gravity
J. Willard Marriott host to the world ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a profile of the life and career of J. Willard Marriott
The Colosseum ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An in-depth look at the Roman Colosseum today, and its role in the past
Engineering disasters ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When Hurricane Katrina assailed the city of New Orleans in August of 2005, it precipitated one of the greatest failures of civil engineering in U.S. history. In this penetrating investigation, experts consider how engineers can keep these tragedies from happening again, and debate whether New Orleans should be rebuilt at all."--Container
 
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