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Transatlantic Films

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History's turning points( Visual )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen 1/2 hour segments relating the decisive events which affected world history. Includes dramatized reconstructions and photographs
Greek fire( Visual )

11 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A series of ten half-hour video essays that explore the pervasive effect of ancient Greece on our lives today"--Publisher's brochure
Three Gorges : the biggest dam in the world( Visual )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 213 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
Meredith Monk by Meredith Monk( Visual )

10 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Incorporates performance and conversations with composer singer, dancer, filmmaker, choreographer, performance artist Meredith Monk
History's turning points II( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fly with the Wright Brothers, storm the Bastille, learn how television was created and what it meant to the war in Vietnam. All these things and more, in this series
John Cage : a music circus( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Peter Greenaway film that provides insights into the music and ideas of American composer John Cage, incorporating performance and conversations with and about the artist, who finds environmental sounds and noises more interesting than those produced by the world's musical cultures. Between the musical excerpts are 'Indeterminacy' stories, written and read by John Cage, spanning 1940-1979
China's mega dam( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River in China is the largest public works project in the history of mankind. Its size, scale and potential are unprecedented in engineering history. Join Discovery Channel cameras - granted exclusive access to the site - as they document the dramatic effect this massive construction project will have on the surrounding countryside
Placido : a year in the life of Placido Domingo( Visual )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conversations with Plácido Domingo about his life and art, and excerpts of his performances in: Manon Lescaut, Tosca, La Fanciulla del West, La Traviata, The Tales of Hoffman, Otello, Carmen, and Ernani
The Black Death( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the bubonic plague which reduced Europe's population by a third, wiped out many hundreds of villages, and destroyed a whole way of life
The Great Wall of China by Patrick Fleming( Visual )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes Chin, China's first Emperor and name-sake, who created a nation whose boundaries have remained almost unchanged for almost two thousand years. He built the Great Wall of China during his reign
The Russian Revolution( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at Lenin and Kerensky, men from the same town who had important but different roles in the Russian revolution. Shows how their differing ideals came into conflict, and the shape of the Soviet Union resulted
The atomic bomb( Visual )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning with the bombing of Pearl Harbor, shows the sentiments generated by the war in the Pacific and how the Japanese were perceived as fighting to the last man. This perception plus General MacArthur's recommendation influenced Truman's decision to use this new secret weapon to bring an end to the war
The siege of Constantinople( Visual )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1453 Sultan Mehmet conquered the Balkans, and his first step was to sack Constantinople, the world's most impregnable fortress. This marked the end of the Byzantine Empire
The Spanish Armada : Britannia rules the waves( Visual )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the conflict between Catholic Philip II of Spain and the Protestant Queen Elizabeth I of England. In May 1588 Philip launches the Spanish Armada, an invincible fleet of 130 ships to conquer English shores. The English overcome the far larger Spanish fleet by using fireships. The broken Armada is forced to flee and Philip's dream of a Europe united under Catholic rule is shattered
4 American composers( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performances of works by four modern American composers at a london festival in 1983. Interviews with the Composers and performers discribe some of the motivations behide these multimedia performances
Revolution in Paris( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the riots in Paris on July 14, 1789, in which the starving and destitute citizens of Paris stormed the Bastille to liberate the prisoners and seize its weapons. Discusses the surrender of governor Monsieur De Launay, who became the first nobleman to die at the hands of the citizens
The plot to kill Hitler( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the plot of Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg and other German military commanders to assassinate Adolf Hitler
The incredible march( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents documentary based on Edgar Snow's interview of Mao Tse-tung and his retelling of the Red Army's march that brought communism to China
Napoleon invades Russia( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines Napoleon's invasion of Russia, his capture of Moscow, and his disorganized retreat. Shows how Napoleon's dream of a united Europe under France was destroyed
Crisis in Korea( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the Korean conflict and the UN forces in action
 
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TAF

Trans Atlantic Films

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English (85)