Most widely held works by Dastar Corp
Red Skelton America's clown prince ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 271 libraries worldwide
Featuring Red and his cast of characters: Freddie the Freeloader, Clem Kadiddlehopper, Junior, The Mean Widdle Kid, Cauliflower McPugg, Sheriff Deadeye, George Appleby and others.
Korea the forgotten war ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
This series shows through U.S. Government footage and newsreel cameramen the dramatic moments from the earliest days of the U.S. intervention in the Korean War. From the first unsuccessful days of battle to the Armistice Treaty, this series explores the brutal and bloody conflict.
D-Day code name, Overlord ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 193 libraries worldwide
"This ... documentary tells the ... story of the Normandy Invasion and includes rare color footage from the George Stevens Collection at the Library of Congress"--Container.
Warbirds of World War II ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
" ... describes in great detail seven of the key war planes of World War II."--Container.
America's railroads the steam train legacy ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
Archival films cover the history and development of the railroad industry in the United States, from the building of the first transcontinental line to the eventual triumph of diesel over steam.
Civil War battlefields ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
This series relates the stories of battles of the Civil War. By using historical documentation and reenactments, this series portrays the history of the men who fought in this war.
The hidden army women in World War II ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
In an era when "men wore the pants" these war-time produced documentaries were designed to recruit women and remind them that there was no limit to what they could do.
Famous generals of World War II ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
A compilation of the true stories of the trials and triumphs of military giants: Joseph Stilwell, Omar Bradley, Henry "Hap" Arnold, George Patton, Dwight Eisenhower, and Douglas MacArthur.
Pearl Harbor a documentary ; a day of infamy December 7, 1941 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
On container: "On December 7, 1941, the uneasy peace is shattered as the Japanese carrier fleet launches a surprise attachk on Pearl Harbor and the island of Oahu ... told through the eyewitness accounts of both American and Japanese veterans ..."
Great events of the 20th century ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Using rare archival film footage and state of the art modern news coverage, this revealing historical compilation features the turning points in twentieth century world history, from the assassination of President McKinley to the Oklahoma City bombings. Witness how this century has endured incredible change and how the nations of the world struggle to create a New World Order as we approach the new millenium.
Home front U.S.A ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
By retooling it's industry from peacetime to wartime production, the United States became the arsenal of democracy, as 24 hrs. a day, 7 days a week, weapons and supplies poured from America's factories.
The Golden age of steam trains ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Discusses the development and use of the steam locomotive in the United States. Includes color and black and white film footage.
The Complete story World War I ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
"The complete 26 volume CBS news series, "The complete story of World War I"--Back of box.
World War II with Walter Cronkite ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Walter Cronkite presents a stunning collection which chronicles WWII in Europe. Filled with gripping combat footage, this collection takes you from the rise of the Nazi war machine to the celebrations on VE Day and the Nuremberg Trials. From the trenches to the skies, here is the story of the campaigns and the commanders, the horror and heroism of WWII in Europe.
The great war World War I ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Primarily using archival footage, in addition to some interviews with contemporary historians, chronicles the events of World War I, from the pre-war days at the turn of the century and the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in 1914, the European campaigns and American participation, through Armistice Day on November 11, 1918 and the final peace. Examines the terrible price that was paid to attain that peace, and the punitive conditions of the Treaty of Versailles that only served to inflame the embers of hatred.
Wings of glory the Air Force story ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
"The story of the United States Air Force is a long and proud one, beginning with the first flight of the Wright Brothers and taking its first rudimentary steps in the swirling aerial combat of World War I in the skies over France. When World War II clearly establishes the need for a separate service, the United States Air Force is born. The first challenge for the new service is just over the horizon, as planes of the Air Force engage in the first jet air-to-air combat in the crimson skies of Korea."--Container.
African-Americans in WWII ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Documentary combining interviews and news and movie footage. Tells not only the story of the Tuskegee Airmen but also an overview of how the unit came into existence. "Jubilee : strictly G.I." is footage taped during the broadcast of a radio show that was shipped overseas to the Armed Forces Radio Network.
Branded. The first season ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Chuck Connors plays the part of Captain Jason McCord, West Point graduate and decorated Cavalry officer. As the sole survivor of the Battle at Bitter Creek, an Apache Indian massacre, he is judged to have deserted the field of battle and is striped of his rank. He is branded a coward and disgraced in the eyes of the world. McCord roams the West is search of redemption and justice, for others and ultimately for himself.
Campaigns in the Pacific World War II ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Like Germany, Japan entered the war with well prepared forces as well as plans ... in the beginning she swept all before her. The U.S. Pacific fleet was crippled in Pearl Harbor, then Japan moved into the Philippines, Malaysia, Dutch East Indies and Burma. See the Allies halt her expansion attempts in New Guinea and the Solomons, finally ending with the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
The Loretta Young show ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Two programs from the Loretta Young theatre. Loretta always started her programs in the same way, a dramatic entrance, wearing a stunning gown, and then a brief introduction to the night's play. Her programs were in turn serious, amusing, or touching, but always tried to be uplifting, to teach as well as to entertain.
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