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Jupiter Entertainment, Inc

Overview
Works: 188 works in 252 publications in 1 language and 5,057 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Documentary films  Nonfiction television programs  Educational films  Historical television programs  Internet videos  Biography  Nonfiction films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 972
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Most widely held works by Jupiter Entertainment, Inc
Mexico : a story of courage and conquest by A. & E. Television Network( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member 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 385 WorldCat member 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 )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member 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 spellbinding tapestry of cotton kings and riverboat gamblers, Native American legends and devastating floods, the tales of Mark Twain and the chords of the blues
Textiles : birth of an American industry( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member 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
Crime wave : 18 months of mayhem( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member 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
Empires of industry. the story of oil( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most valuable substance on earth has brought wealth to poor nations and nearly bankrupted wealthy ones. It has created cities overnight -- sometimes destroying them just as quickly -- and has caused rampant international warfare. When a Canadian chemist found a way to turn petroleum into kerosene in the 1850s, the need for oil exploded. "Black gold" burns at the heart of the modern age, making those who control it the wealthiest and most powerful men on earth. This program narrates the stories of these men -- including John D. Rockefeller and William Mellon -- and the empires they built. Learn how oil came to dominate American industry -- and about the nation's current dependency -- and discover why the resource continues to cause global flare-ups
The best of Modern marvels( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member 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
Empires of industry : DuPont dynasty( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They trace their fortune back to the days of King Louis XVI. They brought their tradition of innovation and enormous influence with them to the New World. They are the du Ponts, and they are one of the most fascinating, powerful and reclusive families in America. While the family name is familiar to almost everyone, the stories of the individual members of this reclusive Delaware clan are not nearly as well known. With privileged insights provided by Irenee du Pont, Jr., William H du Pont and former Delaware governor Pete du Pont--the most publicly visible member of the family in generations--THE DU PONT DYNASTY offers a rare glimpse inside their exclusive world, tracing their long history, chronicling their many accomplishments, and exposing some of the darker chapters in the family and corporate history
Empires of industry( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the early days of the Texas oil industry, including such "wildcatters" as Patillo Higgins, C.M. Joiner, H.L. Hunt, and Michel Halbouty, and the creation of the Spindletop oil field in East Texas
Empires of industry( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the early days of the copper mining industry in Butte, Montana and chronicles the 25 year personal and professional rivalry between banker William Clark and miner Marcus Daly
Bricks by Patrick Leigh-Bell( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program examines the advantages of brick, bricklaying in general, and the history of brick
Brewed In America( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the brewing industry in the United States which began with small local breweries, expanded into big business driven by Adolphus Busch, Adolph Coors, Frederick Miller and others, survived Prohibition, and adopted new technologies along the way. Today there is a renaissance of the small local brewery with the success of micro-brewed beers
Mexico : battle for North America( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As hard as the struggle for freedom from Spain was, the first decades of autonomy were perhaps even more difficult for Mexico. Their hard-won victory was seemingly squandered in a vicious cycle of war and tyranny embodied by Santa Ana, the flamboyant general who gave away Texas in exchange for his life. This program chronicles the waves of fighting that rocked the fledgling nation, from the "Pastry War" with France to the Mexican-American War"--Container
Mexico : from independence to the Alamo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For 300 years after the conquistadors' triumph over the Aztecs, Mexico was the crown jewel of the Spanish colonial empire. But the injustices of the feudal system Spain had imposed together with the excesses of the Inquisition sparked the fires of revolution. This program returns to colonial Mexico, where the Catholic Church was the dominant force in daily life. Distributed by A & E Television Networks. (43 minutes) A streaming videorecording
Mexico : God, gold, and glory( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the mysteries of the Toltec and Mayan civilizations through visits to the ruins of Teotihuacan and Palenque, trace the waves of conquest that made the Aztecs the most powerful people in the New World, and examine the battles with the Spanish that brought their empire to its knees in little over a year after the arrival of Cortes in 1519
Human weapon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member 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
Modern marvels( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member 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
Cola wars( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member 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
Golf : links in time( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of golf and takes an insider's look at the secrets and tips of legendary golfers
Andrew Carnegie and the age of steel( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member 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
 
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