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Discovery Channel Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 775 works in 938 publications in 2 languages and 10,130 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Documentary television programs  Nature films  Documentary films  Nonfiction television programs  Environmental television programs  Case studies  Drama  Wildlife films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor
Classifications: DR481, 949.502
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Most widely held works by Discovery Channel Video (Firm)
Living with wolves( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 359 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
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 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Byzantium was the powerful legacy of ancient Greece and Rome, the first Christian empire and the last flowering of classical civilizations before it fell to the plundering armies of the Ottoman Turks. Shot on location in nine countries, these four episodes transport the viewer to a world that history has nearly forgotten
Wolves at our door( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals wolves' complex social behavior, including 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
Three Gorges the biggest dam in the world( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 185 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
Africa's elephant kingdom( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 176 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
Amazing earth by Amanda Theunissen( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 175 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
Why dogs smile & chimpanzees cry( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 168 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
The Korean war our time in hell( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 155 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
Dinosaur planet( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 154 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. Little Das' hunt: An easily distracted young male daspletosaurus named Das bungles various herding chores, but looming danger affords him an opportunity for redemption. Alpha's egg: A cycle-of-life tale involving a female saltasaur named Alpha
Sharks two complete programs : Great white & the ultimate guide to sharks( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Great white] Filmed on location in 4 oceans, this is an unforgettable portrait of the most feared predator on earth, driven to increased attacks on humans by its urge to survive in a world whose opportunities for survival are diminishing daily
The brain, our universe within( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The latest scientific techniques and theories [are used] to explore the intricacies of the brain. Processes are illustrated with detailed and accurate computer animation. New ... understanding [is gained] through the stories of people whose brains have been damaged through accident or disease."--Container
Mandela's fight for freedom( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 123 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
Amazing earth( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 120 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
The gender wars( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Look at the recent struggle for equality between the sexes. Originally, there was a primitove balance between the sexes, but when people left the village for the city, the natural balance disappeared. Find out the origin of honeymoons and other tools of male dominance like wedding rings and female circumcision. Travel to Finland for the annual wife-carrying contest celebrating the capture of women from other villages. Follow the rise of feminism, from turn-of-the-century suffragettes to the National Organization for Women
When dinosaurs ruled. el verdadero parque Jurasico( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 105 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
Hurricane( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 100 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
Tornado( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 93 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 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the historical drama of three ancient Egyptian leaders, Sneferu, Cleopatra and Tutankhamen
Liberen a Willy Keiko, su regreso a casa( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in Spanish and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet Keiko, the orca whale who starred in the Free Willy films, and go behind the scenes to experience the drama of his real-life journey to freedom
Last of the czars( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 90 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
 
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