Most widely held works by MPI Teleproductions
Image of an assassination a new look at the Zapruder film ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 657 libraries worldwide
A state-of-the-art digital replication of the home movies shot by manufacturer Abraham Zapruder of the assassination of President Kennedy in Dallas on November 22, 1963, which has become one of the most important documents of the 20th century. This documentary chronicles the events leading up to the filming and the painstaking process of digitally duplicating the motion picture sequence undertaken by Zapruder, his business associates, photography experts and employees of the National Archives. The final results are an enhanced film in various sequences ... including a version that is 64% wider than has been seen before. Includes the WFAA-TV news footage and an interview with Abraham Zapruder recorded on the day of the assassination. The DVD also ncludes: part of an episode of Good night America, in which Geraldo Rivera, Dick Gregory, Robert J. Groden, and Ralph Sherman discuss the film and the assassination and an interview with Richard Stolley who discusses the negotiations between Zapruder and Life magazine regarding the film rights.
The 20th century ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 490 libraries worldwide
Brings the 20th century back to life through narration, rare photographs and stunning footage.
The voyage of La Amistad a quest for freedom ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 278 libraries worldwide
This documentary tells the story of the revolt aboard the slave ship La Amistad, in which Africans abducted from Sierra Leone in violation of international law took over the ship on which they were held, only to end up in the American court system. They took their case all the way to the Supreme Court, with various abolitionists and former president John Quincy Adams leading the way. Based on court documents and transcripts, letters written by the Africans and their lawyers, newspaper articles, and testimony from present-day scholars.
Petula Clark this is my song ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Documents Petula Clark's life story from childhood stardom to the present day, using archive footage and interviews with friends and colleagues.
The 20th century (VHS) ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
From the industrial revolution to year 2000 celebrations, these dynamic videos present each decade with high-impact footage, exciting news reports, captivating interviews, fascinating narration, and other authentic historical records. Perfect for enriching any curricular lesson, the programs captivate students and create a solid foundation for new learning. Enjoy these superb overviews of the decades of the 20th century.
The 20th century, a moving visual history, Disc 2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Brings the 20th century back to life through narration, rare photographs and stunning footage. Disc 2 covers events from 1950-2000.
Abolitionists Amistad (Schooner) Assassination Clark, Petula,--1932- Documentary films Economic history Historical films History History, Modern Kennedy, John F.--1917-1963 Manners and customs Nineteen eighties Nineteen fifties Nineteen nineties Nineteen seventies Nineteen sixties Political science Popular music Presidents--Assassination Slave insurrections Slave trade Social history United States