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Darlow Smithson Productions

Works: 172 works in 303 publications in 1 language and 17,293 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Science television programs  Action and adventure films  Survival films  Biography  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Darlow Smithson Productions
127 Hours by Danny Boyle( Visual )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In April 2003 Aron Ralston, a 27-year-old hiker, fell and was trapped in a narrow crevasse, his right arm wedged against the rock wall by a boulder. He had gone to Bluejohn Canyon, Utah for a rock-climbing weekend alone. Not telling anyone where he was going and finding himself stuck, he knows he can't expect anyone to come to his rescue. As a trained engineer and a skilled, albeit somewhat careless, outdoorsman, he understands his predicament as a practical challenge, a technical problem
Einstein's big idea( Visual )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes how Einstein arrived at his 1905 discovery that the realms of matter and energy are linked. Reveals the roots of this breakthrough in the human stories of scientists Michael Farady, Antoine Lavoisier and Lise Maitner, whose innovative thinking across four centures helped lead to E=mc², and ultimately unleashed the power of the atom
Touching the Void by Kevin Macdonald( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Joe Simpson's miraculous survival after he was injured while climbing in the Andes in 1985 and left for dead by his partner
Stephen Hawking's grand design( Visual )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is the apparent 'grand design' of our universe evidence of a benevolent creator who set things in motion, or does science offer another explanation? Delve into the mind of Stephen Hawking as he attempts to answer some of life's biggest questions: Is there a god? What is the meaning of life? And why does the universe exist?
Nova( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull volcano in 2010 turned much of the northern hemisphere into an ash-strewn no-fly zone. Katla, an Icelandic volcano 10 times bigger, has begun to swell and grumble, and Hekla and Laki, could erupt without warning. Iceland is a ticking time bomb: When it blows, the consequences will be global. What can we do to prepare for the coming disaster?
First man on the moon( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the surface of the moon. Interviews with colleagues, family, friends, and historians offer insights into Armstrong's motivations and reveal that he was not always comfortable with the fame that his accomplishments earned him
Alien planets revealed( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NASA's Kepler mission has identified more than 3,500 potential planets orbiting stars beyond the sun. Some of them, like a planet called Kepler-22b, might even be able to harbor life. Combining animation with input from expert astrobiologists, the program 'builds' aliens from the ground up
Comet encounter : ISON's brush with the Sun( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2013, a particularly massive chunk of ice and rock is hurtling towards the Atlantic Ocean. The object's size will fascinate billions and should create the space show of the century. Follow scientists on the trail of the once-in-lifetime comet ISON and explore the cultural obsession with these celestial visitors
Humanity from space( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the perspective of space, this program traces mankind's journey from hunter-gatherer to dominant global species. With mind-bending data and CGI, the program shows how we have transformed our planet and produced a world of extraordinary complexity
Escape from a Nazi death camp( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secret Nazi death camp at Sobibor was created solely for the mass extermination of Jews. But on October 14, 1943, in the biggest and most successful prison revolt of the Second World War, the inmates fought back. Using dramatic reenactments four survivors; Toivi Blatt, Philip Bialowitz, Selma Engel-Wijnberg, and former Russian POW Semjon Rozenfeld, tell firsthand accounts of the day they escaped certain death to freedom
Curiosity with Stephen Hawking( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Hawking unfolds his personal, compelling vision of the biggest question of all: Who or what created the universe in which we live? The groundbreaking series into the Universe with Stephen Hawking combined cutting-edge computer graphics with Hawking's witty, distinctive and incisive world view. Now, the journey is taken a step further, as physics and cosmology become tools to answer questions that philosophers have struggled with for thousands of years
Decoding Nazi secrets( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1940, Europe lay under the Nazi jackboot. German bombers inleashed the blitz against Britain and U-boats decimated the convoys, her only lifelines. Churchill had a secret weapon: a group of American and British mathematicians, crossword fanatics, linguists, and chess champions who decoded an "unbreakable" Nazi device and changed history
Into the universe with Stephen Hawking( Visual )

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

"Definitive, provocative and exquisitely beautiful, Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking is a fascinating look at space from one of the finest brains on the planet. See, through Hawking's eyes, how the universe began, how it creates stars, black holes and life - and how everything will end. Ponder alien life in other galaxies and whether we really do want to make contact with the unknown. Explore the real possibility of time travel - the pitfalls and the prospects for a technology that could quite literally, change everything humans have ever known. With a combination of CGI, live action, digitally enhanced NASA footage and special effects, Hawking's extraordinary vision of the universe is brought to life for a new generation of stargazers"--SBS website
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Einstein's big idea
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