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National Theatre 50
Judi Dench, Michael Gambon, Derek Jacobi, Maggie Smith, Helen Mirren, Alan Bennett, Ian McKellen & others.
Studio: BBC.   Format: 2 DVDs Widescreen.
UPC: 5060304511195.  Daedalus Item Code: 48336
 
In a five-star review, the Daily Telegraph remarked that the live broadcast of The National Theatre: 50 Years on Stage featured "a who's who of British theatre," while the ... (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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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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The Royal Navy at War: WWII Film Collection
Imperial War Museum.
Studio: Koch Vision.   Format: 4 DVDs, boxed Full screen.
UPC: 741952655695.  Daedalus Item Code: 35175
 
Collected here on four DVDs are 29 complete training and public information films produced during the war years 1940–43. The first disc features the commissioning of the HMS Howe, ... (Read More)
 
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Roy Lichtenstein
Chris Hunt, director.
Studio: Image Entertainment.   Format: DVD Full screen.
UPC: 014381582420.  Daedalus Item Code: 48056
 
This 1991 documentary profiles the artist who became famous for his sardonic, oversized parodies of ads and comic-book images, with all of the dots used in the printing process visible. Roy ... (Read More)
 
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Seabiscuit: The Lost Documentary
Martin Mason, narrator.
Studio: Legend Films.   Format: DVD Full screen.
UPC: 844503000460.  Daedalus Item Code: 35320
 
This "lost" documentary from 1939 was made by Seabiscuit's owner, Charles Howard, in honor of winning the coveted title "Horse of the Year." The film features Seabiscuit's birth, his early life at ... (Read More)
 
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Secrets of the Dead—The Lost Diary of Dr. Livingstone
Jay O. Sanders, narrator. Melisa Akdogan, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887020961.  Daedalus Item Code: 49208
 
When New York Herald reporter Henry Morton Stanley found him in a small African village on November 10, 1871, reclusive British explorer David Livingstone had lost contact with the outside ... (Read More)
 
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She-Wolves: England's Early Queens
Dr. Helen Castor, host.
Studio: Acorn Media.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 054961876792.  Daedalus Item Code: 38652
 
Medieval and Tudor England was built for and ruled by men; women who sought to rule in their own right were viewed with horror and vilified as "she-wolves." Yet beginning 800 years ago with ... (Read More)
 
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Steve Jobs: One last thing.
Demetri Goritsas, narrator.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887016216.  Daedalus Item Code: 29018
 
Few men have changed our everyday world of work, leisure, and human communication in the way that Apple founder Steve Jobs has. This documentary looks not only at how his talent, style, and ... (Read More)
 
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The Story of the Jews with Simon Schama
Simon Schama. Ella Bahaire & Hugo MacGregor, directors.
Studio: PBS.   Format: 2 DVDs Widescreen.
UPC: 841887021012.  Daedalus Item Code: 49206
 
Debuting in 2014 on PBS, this five-part series examines the history and cultural contributions of the Jewish people. Episodes focus on the biblical era ("The Beginning"); medieval times ("Among ... (Read More)
 
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