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Hitler's Bodyguard
Robert Powell, narrator. Jonathan Martin & Philip Nugus, directors.
Studio: Athena.   Format: 4 DVDs, boxed Full screen.
UPC: 054961835492 .  Daedalus Item Code: 48666
 
How did Hitler survive more than 40 assassination attempts—some by his own generals? Using captured SS documents and eyewitness interviews, this fascinating documentary series (originally seen on ... (Read More)
 
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Horror in the East
Laurence Rees, producer.
Studio: BBC.   Format: DVD Full screen.
UPC: 794051224521.  Daedalus Item Code: 58295
 
While many histories of World War II have recounted the grim atrocities perpetrated by Japanese soldiers on civilians and POWs, few have attempted to explain how and why such barbarity could have ... (Read More)
 
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Human Footprint
Clive Maltby, director.
Studio: National Geographic.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 727994752936.  Daedalus Item Code: 58362
 
Have you ever thought about how much food and fuel you've consumed during the course of your life? From the child who drinks milk to the adult who enjoys a bottle of wine, this 2008 documentary takes ... (Read More)
 
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The Kid Stays in the Picture
Robert Evans, Eddie Albert & others. Brett Morgen & Nanette Burstein, directors.
Studio: Warner Bros..   Format: cutout DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 085393783020.  Daedalus Item Code: 48574
 
Film producer Robert Evans rode one of the most remarkable winning streaks in Hollywood history (think The Godfather, Chinatown, Love Story, Rosemary's Baby, The Odd ... (Read More)
 
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Kronos Quartet: In Accord
Kronos Quartet. Manfred Waffender, director.
Studio: Image Entertainment.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 014381580822.  Daedalus Item Code: 58227
 
Dubbed the "Fab Four of classical music," these six-time Grammy nominees have won the ASCAP/Chamber Music America Award for Adventurous Programming eight times. This retrospective of highlights from ... (Read More)
 
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Life After People

Studio: History Channel.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 733961110906.  Daedalus Item Code: 58256
 
If humans were suddenly to disappear, what would happen to our planet—the structures we've built, the everyday items we take for granted, domesticated and wild animals, plants, trees? To answer that ... (Read More)
 
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The Manners of Downton Abbey
Alastair Bruce, host. Louise Wardle, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887023269.  Daedalus Item Code: 49733
 
What goes on behind the scenes to get the etiquette of 1900s Britain exactly right on Downton Abbey and to ensure its historical accuracy? Historian Alastair Bruce, an expert on royal ceremony ... (Read More)
 
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MLK: The Assassination Tapes
Tom Jennings, director.
Studio: Smithsonian Channel.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 815300010877.  Daedalus Item Code: 58026
 
On April 4, 1968, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was gunned down on the balcony of a hotel in Memphis, Tennessee; the iconic photograph of his aides pointing toward the direction of the gunfire ... (Read More)
 
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OT: Our Town—A Famous American Play in an Infamous American Town
Scott Hamilton Kennedy, director.
Studio: Film Movement.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 616892572022.  Daedalus Item Code: 48257
 
Winner of the Best Documentary award at the Los Angeles Film Festival and nominated for an Independent Spirit award, this film by Academy Award–nominated director Scott Hamilton Kennedy follows the ... (Read More)
 
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Playing Shakespeare
Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, Ben Kingsley, David Suchet, Peggy Ashcroft & others.
Studio: Athena.   Format: 4 DVDs, boxed Full screen.
UPC: 054961822195 .  Daedalus Item Code: 48672
 
Royal Shakespeare Company director John Barton holds nine master classes on Shakespearean performance styles with 21 of Britain's finest actors. In these intensive acting workshops from 1984, they ... (Read More)
 
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Prehistoric Predators—Sabertooth

Studio: National Entertainment Media.   Format: DVD Letterbox.
UPC: 727994753148.  Daedalus Item Code: 58367
 
Possibly the animal most feared by our Ice Age–ancestors, the saber-toothed cat was a fearless hunter. Using computer animation, this 2008 documentary brings this animal to life, and investigates the ... (Read More)
 
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Reader's Digest: WWII in the Pacific: Live Action Collection
John Ford, director.
Studio: Questar.   Format: 6 DVDs, boxed.
UPC: 033937081163.  Daedalus Item Code: 48610
 
From the events leading up to Pearl Harbor to the dropping of the atomic bombs, this comprehensive, 12-hour documentary series from 2010 chronicles all of the pivotal World War II events in the ... (Read More)
 
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