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Pompeii: The Doomed City
Josh Bernstein, host.
Studio: History Channel.   Format: cutout DVD Full screen.
UPC: 031398184416.  Daedalus Item Code: 68539
 
In 79 AD, Mount Vesuvius exploded, killing thousands as it buried the city of Pompeii and other Roman towns along the Bay of Naples beneath layers of ash and pumice. In this feature-length ... (Read More)
 
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Rebel Sabres—The Battle of Brandy Station 1863: The History of Warfare

Studio: Allegro.   Format: DVD Full screen.
UPC: 723721100766.  Daedalus Item Code: 68648
 
Occurring just three weeks before the pivotal clash at Gettysburg, the 1863 Battle of Brandy Station, Virginia, was the largest cavalry engagement ever fought on American soil, with more than 18,000 ... (Read More)
 
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Ride Around the World: The Amazing Global Journey of the Cowboy
Harry Lynch, director.
Studio: Image Entertainment.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 014381352825.  Daedalus Item Code: 68480
 
Not just an archetype of the American West, cowboys have a history that spans the continents and extends back more than 1200 years. Filmed for IMAX, this multifaceted program features a re-enactment ... (Read More)
 
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The Roosevelts—An Intimate History: A Film by Ken Burns
Peter Coyote, narrator. Ken Burns, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: 7 DVDs, boxed Widescreen.
UPC: 841887021579.  Daedalus Item Code: 49443
 
This groundbreaking series chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt, weaving their individual stories into a single narrative. The seven-part, 14-hour program follows this ... (Read More)
 
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Running Wild: The Life of Dayton O. Hyde
Suzanne Mitchell, director.
Studio: Screen Media Films.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 814838013374.  Daedalus Item Code: 68421
 
He might be among the last old-style cowboys, but Dayton Hyde is a 21st-century conservationist at heart. Rescuing wild horses taken in government roundups, Hyde created a 12,000-acre sanctuary in ... (Read More)
 
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Scenic Walks Around the World: Historic Pathways
Reader's Digest.
Studio: Questar.   Format: Blu-Ray & DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 33937081187.  Daedalus Item Code: 58308
 
This set of two high-definition documentaries takes viewers to places of remarkable scenery and rich cultural history. The first program visits the Peruvian forests, mountain passes, and stunning ... (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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Sex in the Wild
Joy Reidenberg & Mark Evans. Roeland Doust, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: 2 DVDs Widescreen.
UPC: 841887021692.  Daedalus Item Code: 49442
 
A veterinary scientist and an anatomist—both experts in animal reproduction—reveal the mating, birth, and rearing behaviors of elephants, kangaroos, dolphins, and orangutans, while capturing ... (Read More)
 
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The Shape of the World
Patrick Stewart, narrator.
Studio: Athena.   Format: 3 DVDs, boxed Full screen.
UPC: 054961822492.  Daedalus Item Code: 58650
 
Maps are more than directional instruments; as narrator Patrick Stewart explains, these visual guides also define the limits of power, point the way to valuable resources, and trace the constantly ... (Read More)
 
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Stravinsky
Wolf Koenig & Roman Kroitor, directors.
Studio: VAI Audio.   Format: DVD Full screen.
UPC: 089948429098.  Daedalus Item Code: 58505
 
This 1966 documentary is an informal yet vivid portrait of the great modern composer Igor Stravinsky (1882–1971), who emigrated to America during World War II. A fascinating personality with a long ... (Read More)
 
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Time Scanners—Colosseum
Steve Burrows, host. Jay Taylor, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887022583.  Daedalus Item Code: 69053
 
How did the Romans produce some of the most impressive gladiatorial games ever seen in Europe? What made the Colosseum's mysterious roof possible? And how does the iconic building compare to the ... (Read More)
 
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Titanic: 100th-Anniversary Collection
James Cameron & others.
Studio: Gaiam.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 018713589859.  Daedalus Item Code: 68438
 
Reputedly unsinkable and perhaps the most opulent ship afloat at the time of its 1912 launch, Titanic is now remembered as one of the 20th century's most spectacular disasters. Originally ... (Read More)
 
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