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Insignia Films

Works: 65 works in 217 publications in 1 language and 12,482 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Historical television programs  Drama  Action and adventure films  Biography  Documentary films  Biographical television programs  Film adaptations 
Classifications: F591, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Insignia Films
Most widely held works by Insignia Films
The West by Ken Burns( Visual )

22 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 1,911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the history of the American West, starting with the first European explorations and ending with the beginning of the 20th century. Examines the impact of the white settlers on the lives of the Native Americans and the land. Also discusses the Gold Rush, the Civil War, the building of the transcontinental railroad, the battle of Little Bighorn, and the massacre at Wounded Knee
Seabiscuit by Jeff Bridges( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While not looking the part, Seabiscuit was one of the most remarkable thoroughbred racehorses in history. In the 1930s, when Americans longed to escape the grim realities of Depression-era life, four men turned Seabiscuit into a national hero
The geography of hope( Visual )

52 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By the 1870s there were only a few pockets of resistance against the nation's push to conquer the West. On the Great Plains, Sitting Bull followed his mystical visions and urged his Lakota people to fight rather than surrender their sacred Black Hills and traditional way of life. Custer's "Last stand" would also become, in effect, the last stand of the Sioux as a free people. In Utah, the Morman patriarch Brigham Young would be forced to choose between saving his church or sacrificing his spiritual son. Farther west, Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce would find himself helping to lead one of the most extraordinary military compaigns in American history
Constitution USA with Peter Sagal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Breathing new life into the traditional civics lesson, Peter Sagal travels across the country on a Harley Davidson to find out where the U.S. Constitution lives, how it works and how it doesn't, how it unites us as a nation and how it has nearly torn us apart
Panama Canal by George Kish( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On August 15th, 1914, the Panama Canal opened, connecting the world's two largest oceans and signaling America's emergence as a global superpower. This film, using an extraordinary archive of photographs and footage, interviews with canal workers, and firsthand accounts of life in the Canal Zone, unravels the remarkable story of one of the world's most significant technological achievements
1964( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was the year of the Beatles and the Civil Rights Act; of the Gulf of Tonkin and Barry Goldwater's campaign for the presidency; the year that Americans learned smoking was bad for their health and Cassius Clay became Mohammad Ali; the year that cities across the country erupted in violence and Americans tried to make sense of the assassination of their president. Based on The Last Innocent Year: America in 1964, the film will follow some of the most prominent figures of the time
New Orleans by Robert Frank( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A profile of the city of New Orleans, focusing especially on its pre-Katrina history
Custer's last stand( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Like everything else about General George Custer, his martyrdom was shrouded in controversy and contradictions. The final act of his larger-than-life career played out on a grand stage with a spellbound public engrossed in the drama. In the end, his death would launch one of the greatest myths in American history. Part of the Wild West collection
American experience( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the story of assassin, James Earl Ray, his target, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the seething, turbulent forces in American society that led these two men to their violent and tragic collision in Memphis in April of 1968. Explores the wildly disparate, yet fatefully entwined stories of Ray and King to create a complex, engaging, and thought-provoking portrait of America in that crisis-laden year
Grand Coulee Dam by Artist Not Provided( Visual )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on the construction of the Coulee Dam, the largest hydroelectric power plant in the world when it was completed in 1941, discussing both its positive and negative effects, and focusing on its impact upon the lives and culture of Native Americans
Edison the invention of the movies by Howard Hawks( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary about Thomas Edison that explores the complex alchemy that accounts for the enduring celebrity of America's most famous inventor. It offers new perspectives on the man and his milieu, and illuminates not only the true nature of invention, but its role in turn-of-the-century America's rush into the future
Las Vegas( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trace the city's development from its humble beginnings as a remote frontier way station to its mid-century florescence as the gangster metropolis known as 'Sin City' to its recent renaissance as the fastest growing city in the United States
Kit Carson( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This film draws upon rich archival materials, original recreations, and interviews with authors and historians to bring the legendary trapper, scout, and soldier to vivid life, and provide a lens on a pivotal but little-understood era in American history"--Container
Reporting America at war a film( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the role of American journalists in the pivotal conflicts of the 20th century--and beyond
The big burn( Visual )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by Timothy Egan's best-selling book, The Big Burn is the dramatic story of an unimaginable wildfire that swept across the Northern Rockies in the summer of 1910. The fire devoured more than three million acres in 36 hours, confronting the fledgling U.S. Forest Service with a catastrophe that would define the agency and the nation's fire policy for the rest of the 20th century and beyond
Lindbergh( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the complex and often controversial life of Charles Lindbergh through contemporary photographs and films, interviews with family members, and quotations from his writings
Space men( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On an August morning in 1960, Air Force Captain Joseph Kittinger stepped out of a helium balloon twenty miles above Earth, hurtling down at over 400 miles per hour. The little-known story of the men whose scientific experiments laid critical groundwork for NASA's manned space program, a decade before President Kennedy committed the nation to sending a man to the moon
The grandest enterprise under God( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the Civil War Americans set out with a new energy and optimism to finally unite the East and the West. To do this, they embarked on one of the greatest technological achievements of the age--building the first transcontinental railroad to conquer forbidding mountains, harsh deserts and awesome distances
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The geography of hopeNew OrleansAmerican experienceThe grandest enterprise under God