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Ganges
Tom Hugh-Jones & Dan Rees, producers.
Studio: BBC.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 883929004478.  Daedalus Item Code: 35354
 
Filmed in stunning hi-def, this three-part series chronicles one of the most extraordinary rivers on the planet, within whose basin nearly a tenth of the world's population lives. "Mother ... (Read More)
 
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Great Battles of World War II

Studio: Timeless Media Group.   Format: 2 DVDs. boxed.
UPC: 011301661135.  Daedalus Item Code: 35841
 
World War II put some 70 million people in uniform and killed perhaps as many as 30 million. It lasted only six years, but it produced the biggest armies, the most devastating weapons, the most ... (Read More)
 
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The Hunt for John Wilkes Booth
Michael C. Hall, narrator. Tom Jennings, director.
Studio: The History Channel.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 733961108811.  Daedalus Item Code: 25210
 
This History Channel documentary takes viewers through the Maryland countryside, across the Potomac River, and finally to Garrett's Farm near Port Royal, Virginia, where Lincoln's assassin John ... (Read More)
 
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In Search of Santa Claus
Martin Papirowski, director.
Studio: Infinity Entertainment.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 617742212198.  Daedalus Item Code: 25763
 
You probably know him as Saint Nick, Father Christmas, Kris Kringle, or Santa Claus. In Armenia this iconic symbol of holiday cheer is called Gaghant Baba; in China he's known as Dun Che Lao Ren; ... (Read More)
 
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Kent Nagano Conducts Classical Masterpieces: Mozart, Schumann, Bruckner, Beethoven, Brahms & Strauss
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin. Kent Nagano, conductor.
Studio: Arthaus Musik.   Format: 7 DVDs. boxed Widescreen.
UPC: 807280142594.  Daedalus Item Code: 25787
 
Culled from live concerts, these videos were made during Kent Nagano's tenure (2000–2006) as chief conductor with Berlin's Germany Symphony Orchestra. Works include Mozart's Symphony No. 41, ... (Read More)
 
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Leaving Home: Orchestral Music in the 20th Century, Vol. 5—The American Way
Anthony Rolfe Johnson, tenor. Wayne Marshall, piano. City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Simon Rattle, conductor.
Studio: Arthaus Musik.   Format: DVD Full screen.
UPC: 807280204193.  Daedalus Item Code: 25794
 
The focus of this DVD is American composers who also drew from the music of the past and from other cultures. Jazz, military bands, country dances, German Expressionism, and minimalism all contribute ... (Read More)
 
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Life in the Freezer
David Attenborough, host.
Studio: BBC.   Format: DVD Full screen.
UPC: 794051247629.  Daedalus Item Code: 35361
 
Antarctica is the wildest, coldest, most isolated continent on Earth. And yet this inhospitable landscape is home to a surprisingly rich variety of wildlife: penguins by the millions, whales by the ... (Read More)
 
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Man Ray: Prophet of the Avant-Garde
Stockard Channing, narrator. Mel Stuart, director.
Studio: Fox Lorber.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 720917304120.  Daedalus Item Code: 35818
 
Shown as part of the PBS American Masters series, this 1997 profile of Man Ray (who grew up in Brooklyn as Emmanuel Radnitzky) includes candid films shot by the artist, clips of rare ... (Read More)
 
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Mel Brooks: Make a Noise
Mel Brooks, Matthew Broderick, Cloris Leachman, Carl Reiner, Joan Rivers, Tracey Ullman & others.
Studio: Shout.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 826663140323.  Daedalus Item Code: 38730
 
After more than 60 years in show business, Mel Brooks has earned more major awards than any other living entertainer. This episode of American Masters journeys through the Brooklyn native's ... (Read More)
 
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The Private Life of a Masterpiece—Masterpieces of Sculpture
Samuel West, narrator.
Studio: BBC.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 794051408624.  Daedalus Item Code: 35368
 
This award-winning series reveals the full and fascinating stories behind famous works of art. It describes not just how they came to be created, but also how they influenced others and came to have ... (Read More)
 
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Rebel: Loreta Velazquez, Secret Soldier of the American Civil War
Romi Dias, Isabel Taysin Carter & others. Maria Agui Carter, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887019316.  Daedalus Item Code: 38927
 
In 1861, at the outbreak of the Civil War, a teenager from New Orleans headed to the front lines. Under the alias Harry T. Buford, he fought at First Bull Run, was wounded at Shiloh, and served as a ... (Read More)
 
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The Rise of the Third Reich: Hollywood Goes to War
Frank Capra & Anatole Litvak, directors.
Studio: Direct Source.   Format: 3 DVD & CD.
UPC: 779836267498.  Daedalus Item Code: 48007
 
More than six hours of electrifying World War II documentaries produced and directed by Frank Capra are accompanied by a bonus CD of wartime music in this three-DVD set. Cased in a replica film can, ... (Read More)
 
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