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Bredar, John B.

Overview
Works: 87 works in 180 publications in 4 languages and 8,208 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  Documentary television programs  Action and adventure films  History  Children's films  Animated films  Science fiction films  Educational films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Producer, Scenarist, Director, Editor, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John B Bredar
Inside Mecca( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Turkish and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What do a successful executive from suburban Malaysia, a religious radio commentator from rural South Africa and an Irish-born college professor from the United States have in common? They're all about to embark on the spiritual journey of a lifetime--the sacred Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca known as the hajj. One out of every five people on Earth--some 1.3 billion--practice Islam. Over 80 percent of these Muslims live outside the Middle East, but they share a single spiritual center, and each year two million Muslims visit the holy city during the hajj. During the five-day hajj, believers seek to become closer to God, ask pardon for their sins, and renew their spiritual commitment. The events of the hajj have long remained veiled from non-Muslims, who are forbidden even to enter the holy city of Mecca. But a team of Muslim filmmakers gained access to Islam's holiest place during the peak of the pilgrimage to document the event for National Geographic Television. This film reveals the many faces of modern Islam
Inside the Vatican by John B Bredar( Visual )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rare glimpse inside the secret archives and private chapels of the Vatican. Privileged accounts from Vatican officials, historians, and devoted individuals who work closely with Pope John Paul II provide insight into the remarkable history of the holy city and the unique traditions that have survived for nearly 2000 years
Arlington : field of honor( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Geographic presents a portrait of one of America's most sacred places, Arlington Cemetery
The Gospel of Judas by John B Bredar( Visual )

14 editions published in 2006 in English and Slovenian and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scholars and theologians discuss the discovery of the Gospel of Judas, how it was restored, and its implications for Christianity
The president's photographer : fifty years inside the Oval Office by John B Bredar( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Official companion to the National Geographic Television Special aired in November 2010, The President's Photographer is the intimate story of the men and women who are both visual historians and key links between the public and the Presidents. Like the program, this behind-the-scenes book features the images and recollections of the nine professionals who have served as official White House photographers.--From publisher description
Tornado intercept( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A meteoroligist and an IMAX filmmaker drive into the heart of a tornado in a specially-designed 8,000-pound vehicle of steel plating and bulletproof glass
I love dinosaurs( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Geographic puts together two dinosaur stories with a question and answer period with children before each segment. See a new never-before-seen dinosaur, the Jobaria. Meet Sue the T.rex, she's 67 million years old and is the world's largest and most complete T.rex ever found
Inside the White House by National Geographic( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary takes viewers on an in-depth tour of the White House, including its private quarters. Interviews with White House staff members as well as every President and First Lady living at the time of production are included, as is a behind-the-scenes look at a state dinner preparation
Illicit : the dark trade( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the shadowy web of illicit trade that has resulted from globalization, the Internet, and electronic banking. Discusses how lucrative international criminal networks thrive while causing rampant political corruption and the subversion of governments, as well as threatening the world economy. Looks at the consequences of consumer demand for cheap black market counterfeit goods, from knock-off handbags to bootlegged compact discs to fake pharmaceuticals
Into the great pyramid by John B Bredar( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and Slovenian and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Viewers travel into the Great Pyramid to witness a remote-control robot penetrating a mysterious shaft and see a Egypt's oldest intact sarcophagus unsealed
Everest : 50 years on the mountain( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Half a century ago, Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay became the first humans to stand atop the highest mountain on earth. Now their sons and Brent Bishop, son of the first American to summit Everest, make a historic expedition to face Everest's unforgiving heights."--Container
Egyptian secrets of the afterlife( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New excavations are revealing more than we've ever known about what the Egyptians knew they'd encounter on their afterlife journey. Today, Dr. Zahi Hawass is excavating a mysterious tunnel at the very bottom of Seti's tomb, a perilous tunnel dug far below the surface of the Earth. On a true Indiana Jones-style quest, Dr. Hawass will put his own life in jeopardy for the sake of discovery
The lord of the rings by Peter Jackson( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at several themes of The Lord of the rings, The Return of the king and shows that while Middle Earth may not be real, the situations characters and motivations resonate through history
Predators at war by NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Se hvordan løver, hyæner, leoparder, geparder og afrikanske vildhunde kæmper for at overleve i det engang så frodige Mala Mala-reservat i Sydafrika
Quest for the Phoenicians( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Their sea-faring skills and vast trading network were the envy of the ancient world. But even today, the fabled Phoenicians remain a people shrouded in legend. Now, unravel a 3,000-year-old mystery as you join National Geographic on the Quest for the Phoenicians"--Container
Great white shark : truth behind the legend( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the 25th anniversary of the movie "Jaws," National Geographic embarks on a voyage of discoveries about the great white shark
Machu Picchu al descubierto( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the depths of the Andes Mountains is a mysterious ruin called Machu Picchu, which was rediscovered in 1911. Join archeologists as they search for clues to the legacy of this mysterious place and why it was abandoned
National Geographic: beyond the movie : the Lord of the Rings( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Geographic presents a unique look into the blockbuster film as well as the real-life story behind it and the author who wrote it
Inside NFL films : the idolmakers( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Geographic has captured hours of in-your-face and behind-the-scenes footage of the NFL. Shows how players slowly transform into idol makers and players into warriors
Egypt underworld by John B Bredar( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New excavations by Egyptian archaeologist Dr Zahi Hawass at the tomb of the 19th Dynasty Pharoah Seti I (d. 1279 BC) provide new information about the ancient Egyptians' beliefs regarding the afterlife journey
 
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