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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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Hunters in the Sky: The Fighter Aces of World War II

Studio: Questar.   Format: 6 DVDs, boxed.
UPC: 033937039829.  Daedalus Item Code: 58476
 
Made in 1991 using interviews and archival footage from the National Archives and the Smithsonian Institution, this 13-part series features former "aces" from Axis countries as well as the Allies. ... (Read More)
 
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Inside the Court of Henry VIII
Samuel West, narrator. Peter Chin, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887024990.  Daedalus Item Code: 59481
 
The best-known—and one of the most notorious—of England's kings, Henry VIII projected an image of Renaissance splendor, even though the man himself was governed by paranoia, cruelty, and lust. This ... (Read More)
 
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John Lennon: Plastic Ono Band
John Lennon, guitar, piano & vocals. Klaus Voormann, bass. Ringo Starr, drums.
Studio: Eagle Vision.   Format: cutout DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 801213024896.  Daedalus Item Code: 58539
 
Ranked fourth on Rolling Stone's list of the 100 best albums of the modern rock period (1967–87), Plastic Ono Band is considered John Lennon's finest solo album, with songs like ... (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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London Life in the 1930s, 50s & 60s
Christopher Ashman, Charlotte Thompson & Lady Munby, narrators.
Studio: BFS Entertainment.   Format: 3 DVDs.
UPC: 066805311697.  Daedalus Item Code: 58435
 
From the perspective of the nation's capital, rare archival films tell the stories of three turbulent and fascinating decades in British history. London in the 1930s was both the heart of the British ... (Read More)
 
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London's East End: 1900s–1970s
Stephen Bray & Don McCorkindale, narrators.
Studio: BFS Entertainment.   Format: 2 DVDs.
UPC: 066805311703.  Daedalus Item Code: 58436
 
In 1900, the riches of the British Empire arrive at London's East End docks on a constant stream of ships inhabited by a densely populated, close-knit community of Cockneys and immigrants defined by ... (Read More)
 
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London's War During WWII
David Riley, narrator. Andrew Gray, director.
Studio: BFS Entertainment.   Format: 2 DVDs.
UPC: 066805311727.  Daedalus Item Code: 58437
 
In 1939, the impending war transforms Londoners' lives: petrol rationing empties the streets, lights are blacked out, and children are evacuated to the countryside. Then, in September 1940, the ... (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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