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Biography/Autobiography
#1
Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work
Joan Rivers. Ricki Stern & Annie Sundberg, directors.
Studio: MPI Home Video.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 030306956091.  Daedalus Item Code: 68633
 
In following Joan Rivers for 14 months, this "immensely entertaining" (The New Yorker) 2010 documentary forms a composite portrait of the razor-sharp 75-year-old comedian. Shown here in ... (Read More)
 
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#2
Running Wild: The Life of Dayton O. Hyde
Suzanne Mitchell, director.
Studio: Screen Media Films.   Format: DVD Widescreen/Closed Captioned.
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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#3
Jesus—His Life: Biography

Studio: A&E Entertainment.   Format: cutout DVD.
UPC: 733961719864.  Daedalus Item Code: 68534
 
Although Jesus of Galilee was arguably the best-known man in human history, many aspects of his life story are unknown. From his miraculous birth to his obscure middle years, and from his short-lived ... (Read More)
 
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#4
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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#5
Cesar Chavez
Michael Peña, America Ferrera, Rosario Dawson, John Malkovich & others. Diego Luna, director.
Studio: Lions Gate.   Format: cutout DVD Widescreen/Closed Captioned.
UPC: 031398198949.  Daedalus Item Code: 68527
 
Distressed by the plight of California's 50,000 Mexican farm workers—who suffered from racism, poor wages, and abuse—Cesar Chavez (Michael Peña) dreams of organizing them into a legitimate union, in ... (Read More)
 
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#6
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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#7
Elvis—Summer of '56: Deluxe Memorabilia Collection

Studio: Image Entertainment.   Format: DVD boxed set Full screen.
UPC: 628261146093.  Daedalus Item Code: 68763
 
Not yet the King of Rock 'n' Roll, Elvis Presley in early 1956 scored a hit with "Heartbreak Hotel," and was only months away from his breakthrough on The Ed Sullivan Show. Using archival ... (Read More)
 
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#8
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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#9
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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#10
Sylvia
Gwyneth Paltrow, Daniel Craig, Jared Harris & others. Christine Jeffs, director.
Studio: Universal Studios.   Format: DVD Widescreen/Closed Captioned.
UPC: 025192395826.  Daedalus Item Code: 68729
 
Gwyneth Paltrow stars in 2003's passionate true story of American author and poet Sylvia Plath, who on a trip to England meets Ted Hughes (Daniel Craig), a British poet on the verge of international ... (Read More)
 
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