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Transatlantic Films

Overview
Works: 192 works in 342 publications in 1 language and 3,028 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  War films  Documentary television programs  Educational films  Documentary films  Internet videos  Nonfiction television programs  Historical reenactments (Television programs)  Historical television programs 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel
Classifications: D756.5.B7, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Transatlantic Films
History's turning points( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen 1/2 hour segments relating the decisive events which affected world history. Includes dramatized reconstructions and photographs
Three Gorges : the biggest dam in the world by Jodie Foster( Visual )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 212 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
Greek fire( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A series of ten half-hour video essays that explore the pervasive effect of ancient Greece on our lives today."
History's turning points II( Visual )

3 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
Meredith Monk by Meredith Monk( Visual )

10 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Incorporates performance and conversations with composer, singer, dancer, film-maker, choreographer, performance artist Meredith Monk
John Cage : a music circus( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 108 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 by Jonathan Riley-Smith( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 84 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 70 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 by Susan Green( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 67 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 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
4 American composers by Peter Greenaway( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 61 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 Spanish Armada : Britannia rules the waves( Visual )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 59 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
The shot that started the Great War( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 57 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
Revolution in Paris( Visual )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 57 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 incredible march( Visual )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 56 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
The plot to kill Hitler by Lawrence Schiller( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the plot of Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg and other German military commanders to assassinate Adolf Hitler
Napoleon invades Russia( Visual )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 53 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
The Battle of Britain by Guy Hamilton( Visual )

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

Examines the bombing of England by the German Luftwaffe and the defense by the Royal Air Force
 
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Alternative Names
TAF

TAF (Transatlantic Films)

Trans Atlantic Films

Languages
English (90)