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Transatlantic Films

Overview
Works: 183 works in 294 publications in 1 language and 3,063 library holdings
Genres: History  Interviews  Biography  Naval history  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel
Classifications: D21, 909
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Transatlantic Films
Greek fire ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 275 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
History's turning points ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thirteen events which affected world history. Includes dramatized reconstructions and photographs
Three Gorges the biggest dam in the world ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 192 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
History's turning points II ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 151 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
Meredith Monk ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Incorporates performance and conversations with composer singer, dancer, filmmaker, choreographer, performance artist Meredith Monk
John Cage a music circus ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in English and held by 137 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
Placido a year in the life of Placido Domingo ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 112 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
China's mega dam ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 87 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
The Black Death ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 76 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
4 American composers ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in English and held by 70 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
The Great Wall of China ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 57 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 56 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
Glass by Philip Glass ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 1997 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Insights into the music and ideas of American composer Philip Glass, incorporating performance and conversations with and about the artist, whose "systems music" has been described as a "high mass on Mars." Combining the Western disciplines of the classical music tradition with Eastern influences and visceral rock, Glass' music has a hypnotic, rhythmic sound appreciated by rock, jazz, and classical audiences alike
The atomic bomb ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 52 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 science of love ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Falling in love: biologist Robert Friar; anthropologist Helen Fisher; social psychologist Arthur Aron; neurobiologists Semir Zeki and Andreas Bartels; Charles Wysocki, of the Monell Chemical Senses Center; and Louis Monti, of Pherin Pharmaceuticals, talk on topics including the neurochemistry of love, subconscious "love mapping," the vomero-nasal organ, "romance junkies," the stimulating power of dance, and the dynamics of kissing. Experiments that analyze the effects of pheromones, correlate fear with passion, induce bonding through shared confidences, and plot the activation of brain centers in response to visual images of loved ones are featured
The siege of Constantinople ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 46 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 ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 42 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
Tragedy & architecture ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the significance of Greek tragedies and how their legacy challenges our modern attitudes toward disasterous events. Also examines how the Greeks influenced Western architecture and whether we can hold on to those values as we build larger cities
The shot that started the Great War ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the heir to the Austro-Hungarian empire and his wife Sophie. Their assassination set in motion a chain of events which led rapidly to the outbreak of World War I
The incredible march ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 38 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
 
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Alternative Names
TAF
Trans Atlantic Films
Languages
English (87)