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Perpetual Motion Films

Overview
Works: 143 works in 218 publications in 1 language and 6,715 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Animated films  Drama  Children's films  Biography  Biographical television programs  Historical television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Juvenile works 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Perpetual Motion Films
The War of 1812 by A. & E. Television Networks( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first episode, "First invasion : the War of 1812," depicts how only 30 years after winning the independence, the upstart United States waged another war with Great Britain. Motivated by the high-seas capture of American sailors and the desire to annex Canadian lands, President Madison declared war. Thanks to the aim of a lone sniper, the skill of Andrew Jackson, the fortitude of the people of Baltimore, and the events of September 11, 1814, America would triumph again, ensuring the survival of the fledgling nation. "Save our history: The Star-Spangled Banner" recaptures the events that led Francis Scott Key to write the song which would become our national anthem. This song was written at the Battle of Fort McHenry during the War of 1812
Susan B. Anthony : rebel for the cause( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the life of Susan B. Anthony who fought for women's rights, especially the right to vote. Combining archival photographs with dramatic recreations and interviews, shows how Anthony endured threats and ridicule for her efforts to reform unfair laws that governed women
The American Revolution : one nation's rise to independence( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the American Revolution using reenactments, commentaries by historical and military experts, and archival materials featuring the people, places and events from 1773 to the end of the war
Pocahontas by Walt Disney( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pocahontas: native American princess, ambassador, stateswoman, peacemaker, visionary, and friend. An intimate portrait of a remarkable young woman whose brief life left an indelible mark on a fledgling nation
Cleopatra : destiny's queen by Monte Markham( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Her name is synonymous with beauty, power and seduction. She was ruler of Egypt, Caesar's mistress and Mark Antony's lover. Presents the life of the most alluring woman of the ancient world
Thomas Jefferson : philosopher of freedom by Adam Friedman( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The public life of Jefferson was exemplary, but his private life was flawed
Benjamin Franklin : citizen of the world by Adam Friedman( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of the American Renaissance man, Benjamin Franklin. An inventor and civic leader, he became a revolutionary at age 70. As a statesman, he was appointed as America's first ambassador to France and became the chief architect of the Treaty of Paris
Biography the first conquistador( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mention the name Ponce de León, and most people will recall his futile search for the mythical Fountain of Youth. But there is far more to the life of the great explorer ... Ponce de León gained fame when he voyaged to the Americas with Columbus in the 16th century. There, he discovered Florida and served as Puerto Rico's first governor"--Slipcase
The pirate ships( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses piracy during its height in the late 17th and early 18th centuries. Describes pirate vessels and their operation. Tells the stories of several famous pirates, including Sir Francis Drake, Captain William Kidd, Blackbeard, and Bartholomew Roberts (Black Bart)
Andrew Jackson : a man for the people( Visual )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew Jackson took office in 1828 as President of the United States building on a reputation for leadership earned in battle during the War of 1812. Known as "Old Hickory", he came from Tennessee
Benjamin Franklin : citizen of the world( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of the American Renaissance man, Benjamin Franklin. An inventor and civic leader, he became a revolutionary at age 70. As a statesman, he was appointed as America's first ambassador to France and became the chief architect of the Treaty of Paris
The aircraft carriers( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Today's nuclear-powered aircraft carriers are the most powerful warships ever. Capable of remaining at sea for over a million miles at a time, they can easily reach any corner of the globe to deploy their incredible arsenal
Benjamin Franklin : citizen of the world( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life of the eccentric American statesman, Benjamin Franklin
The Galleons( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Galleons tells the story of how the legendary Sir Francis Drake helped develop the swift "Race-Built Galleon" which proved its superiority in the defeat of the Spanish Armada. This program provides a unique look at these versatile ships and how they shaped the world
The whalers( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Come discover the rich history the United States has in the whaling industry. See the huge ships and learn how the whalers worked and lived on the ships. How the whalers and their families survived during their long periods of separation while their husbands and fathers were out to sea. This program takes you on a facinating journey back in time and tracks the history of the United States whaling industry
The Clippers( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

See the magnificent clipper ships that were build for speed to transport people and merchandise to and from the United States. Discover what went into the design and construction of these large merchant ships. Learn more about the shipmasters and the sailors that worked for them. With its sails fully set the sight of a clipper ship was and still is a sight to thrill the soul. This program takes you on a facinating journey back in time and tracks the history of the United States and the clipper ships
The green chain : nothing is ever clear cut( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Do you see the forest or the trees? The battle between loggers and environmentalists is defining, dividing, and destroying communities in Canada and around the world. The Green Chain is a powerful, funny, and thought-provoking film about the conflicts between people who love trees on both sides of the battle - and are willing to risk anything to protect their personal visions of the forest
Oil rigs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offshore oil and gas platforms are some of our largest manmade objects. They are built to survive drilling disasters, hurricanes and icebergs. But once they've done their job, dismantling them is an expensive ordeal and requires all the innovations of highly sophisticated Boneyards
Chinatown : strangers in a strange land( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the culture and history of Chinese Americans and the support systems provided to them in Chinatowns, especially on the East and West coast. Discusses the Chinese-American experience over 150 years from the beginning of the Chinese diaspora to the Americas, and into the tight-knit communities that exist in nearly every North American city. Describes the prejudice and hatred Chinese-Americans have encountered, the contrast between their secretive ways and the openness of American society, and their steadfast adherence to ancient traditions and customs even while embracing and exploiting opportunities for self-advancement in their new land
The killer storm( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the birth and life of a killer storm, Hurricane Grace, in October 1991, which hit the New England coast of the United States with unexpected force and caused the loss of the Andrea Gail
 
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