Jupiter Entertainment, Inc
Most widely held works by Jupiter Entertainment, Inc
Mexico a story of courage and conquest ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 505 libraries worldwide
This documentary traces the history and culture of Mexico from the arrival of its first people to present times.
Walt Disney World ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 306 libraries worldwide
Takes viewers on a behind-the-scenes tour of the ingenious technology and incredible engineering feats that went into building Disney World's 27,000 acre complex. Features innovations ranging from a network of underground tunnels connecting the various regions of the park to the space-age propulsion technology called linear synchronous motors. Traces the history of Disney World from Walt Disney's purchase of the Florida land and the building of Magic Kingdom through its ongoing work at the cutting edge of theme park innovation.
The mighty Mississippi ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
The Mighty Mississippi journeys along the river and through its past from St. Paul to New Orleans, from its formation during the Ice Age to the ambitious 20th-century attempts to tame its waters. It is a tapestry of cotton kings and riverboat gamblers, Native American legends and devastating floods, the tales of Mark Twain and the chords of the blues.
Crime wave 18 months of mayhem ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 202 libraries worldwide
An overview of the Depression-era crime wave waged by such renowned outlaws as John Dillinger, Machine Gun Kelly, Baby Face Nelson, Bonnie Parker, and Clyde Barrow. Features archival footage, expert commentary, and dramatic recreations.
Textiles birth of an American industry ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of America's first real industry, the textile industry, beginning with Samuel Slater and Slater's Mill in Pawtucket, R.I., then the Boston Associates' development of America's first industrial city, Lowell, Mass., and up to the present. Discusses child labor and labor conflicts and the changes brought by new technologies all along the way.
Empires of industry. Black gold the story of oil ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
The history of the petroleum industry in the United States.
Andrew Carnegie and the age of steel ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Expert interviews, period photos and rare footage chronicle the evolution of steel into the pre-eminent American industry. Carnegie built an empire so large that when he sold out to J.P. Morgan it created the first billion-dollar corporation in history. Industrial historians detail the technological developments that propelled steel into the future, and provided the raw material that powered the nation's economy.
Human weapon. Military combat ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
Jason and Bill train in Krav Maga, the renowned Israel Defense Forces form developed after the formation of the Israeli state in 1948. They also learn the history and techniques of the formidable U.S. Marine Corps Martial Arts Program, a 21st Century fusion of fighting styles that have been adjusted to best suite soldiers clad in equipment including helmets and flak jackets, armed with knives and M-16s.
Brewed in America ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
"From the original Sam Adams to Carrie Nation to the universally recognized Bud Light, this is the fascinating history behind beer making in America"--Packaging.
Golf links in time ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Traces the history of golf and takes an insider's look at the secrets and tips of legendary golfers.
Cola wars ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Traces the history of the Coca-Cola Company and PepsiCo and the competition between the two for market share in the soft drink market.
Modern marvels. Technology ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
From the history of the sugar industry to the longest bridge in the world to the world's first atom bomb, the series elucidates the ingenuity that gave way to the revelatory inventions and engineering feats that are a part of modern-day life. Monster trucks: From small-town dirt tracks to big-city stadiums, this program examines the history and technology of the 10,000 pound plus monster truck. James Bond gadgets: Whether cinematic super spy James bond is foiling villains in space-age flying machines or eavesdropping on his enemies with ultra-sophisticated spy gear, 007 is always guaranteed to have the most outrageous and wonderfully creative gadgets ever to grace the silver screen. The Manhattan project: In this examination, Los Alamos scientists and engineers reveal their trials, triumphs, and dark doubts about building the ultimate weapon of war in the interest of peace. More engineering disasters: Reviews some of the most notable engineering disasters in history and searches for probable causes of the calamities, ranging from eingeering errors to arrogance, ego, and plain incompetence. World's longest bridge: In order to link Japan's many parts together as a whole, the Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge was created, the longest single-span suspension bridge in the world. Walt Disney World: From a network of underground tunnels connecting various regions of the park to the space-age propulsion technology of linear synchronous motors, the Disney dynasty has been on the cutting edge of theme park innovation since the opening of its first park in 1955. Candy: Loved by kids and savored by adults, candy is more than just a treat, it's an industry that has evolved from a handmade operation to high-tech mass production. Sugar: Reveals suger at its most raw by taking an extensive tour of a cane sugar plantation on Maui, Hawaii, where it examines the technology behind all of the permutations and many uses of sugar, from candies to pipe tobacco and more.
The best of Modern marvels ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
This comprehensive 14-disc collector's set features the most popular episodes of the groundbreaking Modern marvels series and covers a broad range of technological breakthroughs and advancements. From environmental catastrophes like the Salton Sea to military blunders like Patriot missle errors, from subway tunnel cave-ins to oil tanker spills, these shows outline in intricate detail the devastating effect of technology gone awry. There is also a complete special on the destruction wrought by Hurricane Katrina.
Human weapon. The complete season one ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Follow mixed martial artist Jason Chambers and former football pro Bill Duff as they put their bodies on the line as they train in the most lethal forms of combat. Go across the globe to learn the history, style and methodology behind 16 unique forms of combat. On their quest to master everything from karate to Muay Thai and Eskrima stickfighting, Jason and Bill explore ancient relics, unusal villages, breathtaking landscapes, and hidden pasts in order to truly understand the complex development of each individual form. They study with legendary masters and face intense challenges before putting their newfound skills to the test in a final bout with a master in the discipline.
The Kennedy curse ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
America's most famous political family has undoubtedly suffered more than its share of tragedy, beginning with the untimely deaths of Joe Jr. and Kathleen in separate airplane crashes during WWII to John Jr.'s fatal airplane crash. In the interim there have been two assassinations, as well as murder, rape and drug charges for the Kennedy cousins.
The legacy of king coal ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Tells the history of coal mining in the United States from the labor violence of the late 19th century to the high-tech mining of today.
Mansions, monuments & masterpieces. [Deco days ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Looks at New York City's two Art Deco masterpieces, the Chrysler Building and the Empire State Building. Looks at the stories behind them, their similarities and differences. Then the scene shifts to Miami's South Beach where Art Deco building for a variety of purposes, commercial, retail and residential were built, neglected and amazingly restored to their 20's grandeur.
Mexico. Vol. 4, Revolution and rebirth ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
By the end of the 19th century, Mexico was exhausted from years of fighting, but the battles were not over, as the nation rose up against its dictator Porfirio Diaz. This volume tells the story of the revolution waged by Pancho Villa, Emiliano Zapata and others, and the modern nation that was born. Discover how Mexico finally gained stability under the rule of the Institutional Revoluationary Party, and examine the problems that face the nation today.
Mexico. Vol. 3, Battle for North America ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
The first decades of autonomy were very difficult for Mexico, with their hard-won victory seemingly squandered in a vicious cycle of war and tyranny embodied by Santa Anna, the flamboyant general who gave away Texas in exchange for his life. This volume chronicles the waves of fighting that rocked the fledgling nation, and shows how the careers of pivotal figures from the American Civil War were shaped by the war with Mexico. The rise of arguably the most influential Mexican leader of all, Benito Juarez, is also traced.
The grand tour legendary resorts of the world ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Amusement parks--Design and construction Biographical television programs Biography Carnegie, Andrew,--1835-1919 Coca-Cola Company Combat Crime Criminals Disasters Documentary films Documentary films Documentary television programs Documentary television programs Engineering Florida Florida--Walt Disney World Golf Golfers Historical television programs History Hotels Industrialists Israel.--Tseva haganah le-Yiśraʼel Japan Krav maga Martial arts Martial arts--Training Mexico Mississippi River Nonfiction television programs Outlaws PepsiCo, inc Petroleum industry and trade Reality television programs Resorts Science television programs Slater, Samuel,--1768-1835 Soft drink industry Steel industry and trade Suspension bridges Television programs Television programs--for the hearing impaired Television series Textile factories Textile industry Travel United States United States.--Federal Bureau of Investigation United States.--Marine Corps Video recordings--for the hearing impaired