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Discovery Channel Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 740 works in 969 publications in 2 languages and 8,981 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary television programs  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Sports films  Legal films  Action and adventure films  History  Nonfiction television programs  Disaster films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Discovery Channel Video (Firm)
Living with wolves by Reiner E Moritz( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 355 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 by Brian Swimme( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 280 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
Wolves at our door by Mose Richards( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 239 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
Byzantium : the lost empire by John Romer( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 233 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
Africa's elephant kingdom( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 161 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 )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 150 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
Three Gorges : the biggest dam in the world by Jodie Foster( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 148 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
Why dogs smile & chimpanzees cry( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 141 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 )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 134 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
Sharks : two complete programs : Great white & the ultimate guide to sharks( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 128 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
Mandela's fight for freedom( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 107 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
The brain, our universe within( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 100 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
Liberen a Willy : Keiko, su regreso a casa( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in Spanish and English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conoce de cerca la historia de la mascota más querida de México
When dinosaurs ruled. el verdadero parque Jurasico( Visual )

3 editions published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 94 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
The hurricane by Herbie Hancock Trio( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 88 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
The great Egyptians by Shi bu lai le fo dun( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the historical drama of three Egyptian leaders
Twister by Jan de Bont( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 83 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
Castle ghosts of England( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 82 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
The Italians : their culture, life & history( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travel off the beaten path from the islands of Sicily to the dramatic beauty of the Dolomites to experience la dolce vita -- the good life!
Egypt uncovered( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shot on location at many sites off-limits to the public, and featuring many of the world's most noted Egyptologists, this video offers a comprehensive look at the new archaeological discoveries that are changing what we know about ancient Egypt
 
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