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Darlow Smithson Productions

Works: 132 works in 224 publications in 2 languages and 11,977 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Biography  Television adaptations  Photographs‡vfrom space  Popular works  Case studies  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Darlow Smithson Productions
127 hours ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2,081 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 )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,268 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 899 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
The diary of Anne Frank by Jon Jones ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and French and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a young girl who had to go into hiding during World War II for being different. Anne Frank's diary manages to create a truthful and timeless picture of domestic life in all its pettiness and normalcy, while never letting us forget the extraordinary threat of death that awaits the characters if they are discovered. This is the first authorized film based on actual entries of the real diary
Earth from space ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Earth From Space is a groundbreaking two-hour special that reveals a spectacular new space-based vision of our planet. Produced in extensive consultation with NASA scientists, this special takes data from earth-observing satellites and transforms them into dazzling visual sequences, each one exposing the intricate and surprising web of forces that sustain life on earth
Into the universe with Stephen Hawking ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
British physicist Stephen Hawking explores the mysteries of the universe, discussing the possibility of aliens, time travel, and how the universe began
The brain ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Using simple analogies, real-life case studies, and state-of-the art CGI, this special shows how the brain works, explains the frequent battle between instinct and reason, and unravels the mysteries of memory and decision-making. It takes us inside the mind of a soldier under fire to see how decisions are made in extreme situations, examines how an autistic person like Rain Man develops remarkable skills, and takes on the age-old question of what makes one person good and another evil"--Container
Finding life beyond Earth ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scientists are on the verge of answering one of the greatest questions in history: Are we alone? Finding Life Beyond Earth immerses audiences in the sights and sounds of alien worlds, while top astrobiologists explain how these places are changing how we think about the potential for life in our solar system
Decoding Nazi secrets ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Presents the first full account of history's greatest codebreaking coup. With trillions of ways to encrypt any one message, Enigma, Germany's infamous message-coding machine, appeared invincible. But a fateful discovery on an abandoned U-boat helped the Allies at Bletchley Park turn code into counterattacks and defeat into victory"--Container
The Blitz London's longest night ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of how London nearly perished under the German's most concentrated aerial barrage of WWII. On the evening of December 29, 1940, the German Luftwaffe dropped tens of thousands of incendiary bombs on the heart of London, hoping to break the spirit of the British people and leave them begging for peace. As firemen and workers fought all night to control the burning, many risking their lives, Londoners fled to shelters, uncertain if their homes would survive the bombing. The following morning they emerged after a terrifying and sleepless night to face the smoking ruins of the city. Based on more than two years' research uncovering eyewitness accounts, this program transforms intimate true stories into emotional drama. The film mixes CGI, archival footage, and recreations to bring the awful night to life
World Trade Center anatomy of the collapse by Ben Bowie ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examination of the engineering, construction and design of the World Trade Center and the reasons for its collapse in the attack of September 11, 2001. Includes historical footage of construction and the attacks in 1993 and 2001, and computer simulations of the structure. Also includes commentary from architects, structural engineers, and the project manager, Guy Tozzoli
Nova ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 300 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?
Engineering Egypt ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discover how Egypt's two greatest Pharaohs--Khufu and Ramesses II--built their way to immortality through architectural marvels including the temples of Abu Simbel and the Great Pyramid of Giza
Curiosity with Stephen Hawking ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 284 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
Dragon's world a fantasy made real ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What if dragons were real? Mock documentary follows researchers as they track dragon remains, using the latest scientific methods. Explores the evolution of dragons and their anatomical features. Uses CGI special effects to take an in-depth look at the beasts of myth and fable
Engineering the impossible ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Unearths the stories behind three of the world's greatest engineering marvels - the Colosseum, Chartres Cathedral, and the Great Pyramid of Giza
Atlas uncovering Earth ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the geology of the Great Rift Valley, Hawaii, and the Mediterranean region
Crash of Flight 447 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On June 1st, 2009, Flight AF447, an Air France Airbus A330 flying from Rio de Janeiro to Paris, disappeared over the Atlantic Ocean with the loss of all 228 lives. How could a state-of-the-art airliner with elaborate electronic safety and navigation features and a faultless safety record simply vanish without trace? Nova assembles a team of seasoned pilots, engineers and safety experts to examine the evidence that emerged in the weeks following this horrific disaster
The Da Vinci detective ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Maurizio Seracini is a controversial forensic scientist who uses cutting-edge medical and military technology while on the trail of two fascinating unsolved mysteries. For 30 years he has searched for a lost Da Vinci mural. Along the way he has uncovered a series of magnificent Da Vinci drawings hidden for years. Follow along as all of the clues fall into place
Sinking of the Lusitania terror at sea ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On May 7, 1915, the passenger ship Lusitania was en route to England from New York City when a torpedo from a German U-boat sent the luxury liner and more than 1,000 passengers to an icy grave. The sinking of this great ocean liner shocked the world and "Avenge the Lusitania!" was the rallying cry that lured many young American men to enlist during World War I. In this dramatic special, Discovery Channel brings you the story of the doomed ship and, for the first time, goes inside the cramped, foul-smelling hull of the U-boat that fired the fateful torpedo
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