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10 Questions for the Dalai Lama
Rick Ray, director.
Studio: Monterey Video.   Format: DVD/Closed Captioned.
UPC: 012233000122.  Daedalus Item Code: 68383
 
Why do the poor often seem happier than the rich? Must a society lose its traditions in order to move into the future? And how do you maintain a commitment to non-violence when faced with violence? A ... (Read More)
 
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Bob Dylan: Don't Look Back—65 Tour Deluxe Edition
Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Donovan, Alan Price & others. D.A. Pennebaker, director.
Studio: Docurama.   Format: 2 DVDs. boxed.
UPC: 767685982433.  Daedalus Item Code: 68431
 
(No. 9 on Sight & Sound's List of the 10 Greatest Documentaries of All Time) Capturing one of popular music's most influential icons at a pivotal moment in his career, D.A. Pennebaker's ... (Read More)
 
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e.e. cummings: An American Original
The First Poetry Quartet. Marshall Jamison, director.
Studio: Monterey Video.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 012233131123.  Daedalus Item Code: 68387
 
A timeless and always intriguing poet, e.e. cummings took great liberties with typography and punctuation, resulting in works of tremendous individuality. Cummings's poems were undoubtedly meant to ... (Read More)
 
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Icons of Power: Wrath of the Tsar; Madness of Henry VIII; Napoleon's Final Battle; Empress of Ambition
Don Campbell & Doug Schultz, directors.
Studio: National Geographic.   Format: 4 DVDs, boxed Letterbox/Closed Captioned.
UPC: 727994930198.  Daedalus Item Code: 58361
 
Their tremendous power matched only by their colossal flaws, four monarchs are individually profiled in this set, which features commentary by historians and dramatic reenactments. Depicted at ... (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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Jackie Robinson: My Story
Stephen Hill & others. Marino Amoruso, director.
Studio: Shout.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 826663139457.  Daedalus Item Code: 68466
 
(Best Picture Award Winner at the Long Island International Film Expo) From his contentious entry into Major League Baseball to his latter days as a civil rights spokesman, Jackie Robinson's ... (Read More)
 
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The Kennedy Films Collection: Primary; Crisis; Faces of November
Robert Drew, director.
Studio: Docurama.   Format: 2 DVDs, boxed.
UPC: 767685115664.  Daedalus Item Code: 68437
 
(Includes a Winner of First Prize at the Venice Film Festival/Faces of Novemeber) A pioneer in the creation of candid and naturalistic documentaries, Life correspondent Robert ... (Read More)
 
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The King Speaks
Laurence Fox, narrator. David Barrie, director.
Studio: BFS Entertainment.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 066805310782.  Daedalus Item Code: 58420
 
Until recently—with the release of the Academy Award–winning film, The King's Speech—very few were privy to the true story of George VI. Known as "the reluctant King," he inherited the throne ... (Read More)
 
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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Tony Kgoroge, Riaad Moosa & others. Justin Chadwick, director.
Studio: E1 Entertainment.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 774212998485.  Daedalus Item Code: 68099
 
Based on Nelson Mandela's 1995 autobiography, this 2013 drama stars Idris Elba in a "towering performance" (Variety) as the South African leader. From Mandela's youth to his time as an ... (Read More)
 
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Mel Brooks: Make a Noise
Mel Brooks, Matthew Broderick, Cloris Leachman, Carl Reiner, Joan Rivers, Tracey Ullman & others.
Studio: Shout.   Format: cutout DVD.
UPC: 826663140323.  Daedalus Item Code: 58706
 
After more than 60 years in show business, Mel Brooks has earned more major awards than any other living entertainer. This episode of American Masters journeys through the Brooklyn native's ... (Read More)
 
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Omnibus—American Profiles
Alistair Cooke, host. William Faulkner, Pearl S. Buck, Frank Lloyd Wright, James Thurber, Leonard Bernstein & others.
Studio: E1 Entertainment.   Format: 2 DVDs Full screen.
UPC: 741952695493.  Daedalus Item Code: 68108
 
One of TV's most distinguished series, Omnibus—hosted by the urbane Alistair Cooke—documented American social, political, and cultural concerns from 1952 to 1961, winning more than 65 awards ... (Read More)
 
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Primary
Robert Drew, director.
Studio: Docurama.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 767685956236.  Daedalus Item Code: 68436
 
Making use of the most portable sound and film equipment available, documentarian Robert Drew chronicles here the 1960 Wisconsin Democratic primary contest between John F. Kennedy and Hubert ... (Read More)
 
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