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The Best of Nature—25 Years
Lynn Sherr, host.
Studio: WNET New York.   Format: DVD Letterbox.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 78157
 
Lynn Sherr hosts this retrospective of the beloved, Emmy-winning PBS program Nature's first quarter-century, with stunning footage filmed in locales that range from Africa to the Arctic, and ... (Read More)
 
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Bonobos: Back to the Wild
Rebecca Hall & Luke Evans. Alain Tixier, director.
Studio: Hannover House.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 761450119635.  Daedalus Item Code: 78048
 
After his mother is killed by poachers, the young bonobo ape Beni is captured and sold to a bar, where the imprisoned monkey is fed beer by patrons; with the help of the police, conservationist ... (Read More)
 
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Crumb
Robert Crumb, Aline Kominsky & others. Terry Zwigoff, director.
Studio: Sony Pictures Classics.   Format: DVD Full screen.
UPC: 043396144453.  Daedalus Item Code: 78071
 
(Winner of the Best Documentary Award from the Sundance Film Festival, National Society of Film Critics, Los Angeles Film Critics, Boston Film Critics, and the International Documentary ... (Read More)
 
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Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War
Tom Hanks & Marina Goldman. Ken Burns & Artemis Joukowsky III, directors.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887029704.  Daedalus Item Code: 69615
 
In 1939, Minister Waitstill Sharp and his wife Martha left their children in the care of their Wellesley, Massachusetts, parish, and set out for Europe to help Jews, refugees, and dissidents escape ... (Read More)
 
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Elvis—Summer of '56: Deluxe Memorabilia Collection

Studio: Image Entertainment.   Format: DVD boxed set Full screen.
UPC: 628261146093.  Daedalus Item Code: 68763
 
Not yet the King of Rock 'n' Roll, Elvis Presley in early 1956 scored a hit with "Heartbreak Hotel," and was only months away from his breakthrough on The Ed Sullivan Show. Using archival ... (Read More)
 
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Food Chains
Eric Schlosser & Eva Longoria. Forest Whitaker, narrator. Sanjay Rawal, director.
Studio: Screen Media Films.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 814838013862.  Daedalus Item Code: 68418
 
(Recipient of the James Beard Award for Special/Documentary) More people than ever are concerned about the quality of our food, yet the plight of the farmworkers remains comparatively unknown. ... (Read More)
 
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Grand Canyon Adventure: River at Risk
Robert Redford, narrator. Greg MacGillivray, director.
Studio: Image Entertainment.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 014381530629.  Daedalus Item Code: 68477
 
Produced by the makers of the 1998 Everest and filmed for IMAX 3-D, this 2008 documentary follows Robert Kennedy Jr. and Wade Davis as they make a thrilling expedition into the Grand Canyon on ... (Read More)
 
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Jackie Robinson
Jamie Foxx. Keith David, narrator. Ken Burns, Sarah Burns & David McMahon, directors.
Studio: PBS.   Format: 2 DVDs Widescreen.
UPC: 841887027557.  Daedalus Item Code: 69108
 
When Jackie Robinson became Major League Baseball's first African American player in 1947, he changed the game—and American race relations—forever. Ken Burns's 2016 PBS documentary pays tribute to ... (Read More)
 
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Koko: The Gorilla Who Talks
Demetri Goritsas, narrator. Jonathan Taylor, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887028905.  Daedalus Item Code: 69611
 
In 1971, graduate student Penny Patterson began teaching sign language to a gorilla named Koko, who eventually understood more than 1,000 signs. What started out as an experiment evolved into an ... (Read More)
 
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Lambert and Stamp
Kit Lambert, Chris Stamp, Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey, Terence Stamp & others. James D. Cooper, director.
Studio: Sony Pictures Classics.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 043396455238.  Daedalus Item Code: 78186
 
Looking for a subject for their underground film, Kit Lambert and Chris Stamp discovered the band that became known as the Who. As this 2014 documentary relates, the duo mentored and managed the ... (Read More)
 
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Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs
Christopher Lee, narrator. Keith Melton, director.
Studio: Image Entertainment.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 014381346527.  Daedalus Item Code: 68479
 
Although the pharaohs were buried in splendor alongside extravagant treasures, it is their mummies that are the most important and interesting finds in the eyes of many Egyptologists. Christopher Lee ... (Read More)
 
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Nature—Chimpanzees: An Unnatural History
Allison Argo, narrator.
Studio: Questar.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 033937037368.  Daedalus Item Code: 68302
 
In 1959, the U.S. Air Force captured dozens of baby chimpanzees in Africa, transporting them to Alamogordo, New Mexico. With their genetic resemblance to humans, the chimps became ideal test ... (Read More)
 
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