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Discovery Channel Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 750 works in 931 publications in 2 languages and 10,777 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Nature films  Documentary films  Drama  Case studies  Juvenile works  Miscellanea  Personal narratives‡vAmerican 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor
Classifications: QL737.C22, 949.502
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Most widely held works by Discovery Channel Video (Firm)
Living with wolves by Jim Dutcher ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Filmmaker Jim Dutcher and his wife Jamie lived with gray wolves for three years to make this documentary, and their work reveals complex social behavior never before captured on film. You'll observe the dominance of the pack's alpha male and the submissiveness of the omega wolf. You'll see the pack initiate new members, and witness the critical moment when the alpha selects a mate. Perhaps most incredible is the bond developed between the wolves and the Dutchers, who ultimately must move the pack to another reserve in order to keep them alive
Amazing earth ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the heights of Mount Everest, through the molten fields of Hawaii, to the very core of our planet, Amazing Earth reveals the geologic forces that have changed the face of our world and will ultimately change its face again
Byzantium the lost empire by John. Johnston, Ron, director. Romer, Elizabeth. ABTV. Learning Channel (Firm) Discovery Communications, Inc. IBIS Films. Channel Four (Great Britain) Discovery Channel Video (Firm) Romer ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For more than 1,000 years, the Byzantine Empire was the eye of the entire world. The origin of great literature, fine art, and modern government, it was also the first Christian empire. Pass through the gates of Constantinople, explore the magnificent mosque of Hagia Sophia and see the looted treasures of the empire now located in St. Marks, Venice
Wolves at our door ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Filmmaker Jim Dutcher and his wife Jamie lived with gray wolves for three years to make this documentary, and their work reveals complex social behavior never before captured on film. You'll observe the dominance of the pack's alpha male and the submissiveness of the omega wolf. You'll see the pack initiate new members, and witness the critical moment when the alpha selects a mate. Perhaps most incredible is the bond developed between the wolves and the Dutchers, who ultimately must move the pack to another reserve in order to keep them alive
The Korean war our time in hell ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On June 24, 1950, Communist North Korea, backed by China and the Soviet Union, invades South Korea. Coming to South Korea's aid are United Nations forces, made up mostly of American soldiers and marines. About 54,000 Americans died in Korea in three years, almost as many as in the Vietnam war which lasted ten years. More than 8,000 Americans are still listed as missing
Why dogs smile & chimpanzees cry ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary filmmakers and scientists in fields as diverse as paleontology, embryology, and neurobiology report evidence in support of the emotional life of wild and domestic animals
Africa's elephant kingdom ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Avery Brooks narrates this film which explores an elephant clan's search for food and water as seen through the eyes of one old bull
Dinosaur planet ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides a dinosaur's-eye view of survival in this violent primordial world. White Tip's journey: Follow the desperate trials of a velociraptor cut off from her pack in the desert. Pod's travels: A pyroraptor is swept away in a tidal wave and washes ashore on an island populated by much smaller dinosaurs
The brain, our universe within ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This series explores brain activity and functions. New imaging techniques are used to create new views of the brain designed to illustrate brain functions
Three Gorges the biggest dam in the world ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using interviews and computer simulation, this video provides insight into the complex issues surrounding the Three Gorges project which will dam the Yangtse River
Sharks two complete programs : Great white & the ultimate guide to sharks ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[Ultimate guide to sharks] This documentary introduces the viewer to the world of sharks, exploring their physiology, communication and role within the ocean environment
Liberen a Willy Keiko, su regreso a casa ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in Spanish and English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Conoce de cerca la historia de la mascota más querida de México
Mandela's fight for freedom ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Part George Washington, part Abraham Lincoln, part Gandhi, South Africa's Nelson Mandela occupies a unique position in the history of the human spirit. From youthful protester, to political prisoner, to the president of a newly free nation, Nelson Mandela embodies the ideals of freedom as no other man of this time. Through a combination of moral strength, political cunning, and sheer luck, he brought about the dismantling of the hated policy of racial apartheid, without the bloodbath many feared."--Container
Hurricane ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows a hurricane's methodical trip across the Atlantic Ocean, where it gathers momentum and air mass, drawing in warm, moist air and spinning in tighter and tighter circles
When dinosaurs ruled. el verdadero parque Jurasico ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Travel back sixty-eight million years to prehistoric Montana, and discover the real Jurassic Park as you explore the evolution of the dinosaurs and the "King of the Jungle," the fearsome T-Rex
Last of the czars ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Romanov family ruled Russia for 300 years; an imperial empire that crumbled in 1918 when Lenin-backed revolutionaries toppled Nicholas II in a violent upheaval. Before their world came crashing down, the Romanovs-- Nicholas, Alexandra and their five children-- enjoyed a life shrouded in mystery. But with the recent downfall of the Soviet Union, information has come to light, ending generations of speculation. Rare, never before seen film footage, actual letters, czarist-era survivor interviews, photos, and other rare items give a finely-detailed look at Russia's most dramatic era
Tornado ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Every year in the United States, humid air flowing north from the Gulf of Mexico meets cool, dry air from Canada, spawning hundreds of the violent, twisting storms called tornadoes. Visit Oklahoma, Kansas, and Texas where more people are killed by the fearsome funnels than in any other region
The great Egyptians ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Details the historical drama of three ancient Egyptian leaders, Sneferu, Cleopatra and Tutankhamen
Castle ghosts of England ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Throughout history, Britain's castles hasve witnessed murders, executions and countless acts of cruelty that spawned a parade of spirits. This program presents spine tingling stories for a riveting tour of England's ghostly heritage
Body by nature Diseñados por la naturaleza ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in Spanish and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary analyzing the design of nature in animals. How do their bodies function? It delves into the factors involved in their bodies' construction, how they eat, fly, and run
 
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Spanish (8)
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