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Crumb
Robert Crumb, Aline Kominsky & others. Terry Zwigoff, director.
 
Studio: Sony Pictures Classics
Format: DVD Full screen
UPC: 043396144453
Daedalus Item Code: 78071
 
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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
 
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Stravinsky
Wolf Koenig & Roman Kroitor, directors.
Studio: VAI Audio.   Format: DVD Full screen.
UPC: 089948429098.  Daedalus Item Code: 78266
 
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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Sid & Nancy: Collector's Edition
Gary Oldman, Chloe Webb & others. Alex Cox, director.
Studio: MGM.   Format: DVD Widescreen/Closed Captioned.
UPC: 027616089915.  Daedalus Item Code: 78116
 
(BAFTA Award Nominee for Best Makeup; National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actress/Chloe Webb) In this 1986 biopic, Gary Oldman established himself as one of Hollywood's most ... (Read More)
 
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America's Legendary Heroes of Aviation—Howard Hughes & Charles Lindbergh: Embossed Tin

Studio: Timeless Media Group.   Format: 2 DVDs, boxed Full screen.
UPC: 011301640154.  Daedalus Item Code: 78219
 
Looking back on the first half of the 20th century—a time when pilots were testing the limits of their planes and proving the importance of aviation to a somewhat skeptical public—this set devotes a ... (Read More)
 
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American Experience—Rachel Carson
Mary Louise Parker. Oliver Platt, narrator. Michelle Ferrari, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887029186.  Daedalus Item Code: 79149
 
Featuring the voice of Mary-Louise Parker as the influential writer and scientist Rachel Carson, this is an intimate portrait of the woman whose groundbreaking books revolutionized our relationship ... (Read More)
 
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The Lincoln Chronicles
Hal Holbrook, Walter Huston & others.
Studio: Mill Creek Entertainment.   Format: 10 DVDs.
UPC: 826831071374.  Daedalus Item Code: 68821
 
Long an inspiration to filmmakers, Abraham Lincoln is the subject of the documentaries and dramas in this 29-hour set. Hal Holbrook won an Emmy for his portrayal of the 16th president in the 1974–76 ... (Read More)
 
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American Masters—Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise
Bob Hercules & Rita Coburn Whack, directors.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887031257.  Daedalus Item Code: 69761
 
One of the foremost literary icons of recent decades, Maya Angelou made her mark as a poet and memoirist whose works gave universal resonance to the African American experience. Interweaving ... (Read More)
 
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Commanders in Chief: 6 Presidential Documentaries

Studio: Mill Creek Entertainment.   Format: 6 DVDs, boxed.
UPC: 683904891914.  Daedalus Item Code: 68813
 
Chronicling the life and accomplishments of six remarkable yet very different presidents, this 15-hour set traces George Washington's unlikely career from freedom fighter to his election as America's ... (Read More)
 
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Tennessee Williams' South
Tennessee Williams, Jessica Tandy, Burl Ives, Blanche DuBois & others. Harry Rasky, director.
Studio: Warner Bros..   Format: DVD Full screen/Closed Captioned.
UPC: 012569806054.  Daedalus Item Code: 78277
 
Adopting the nickname "Tennessee" in homage to his father's birthplace, Thomas Lanier Williams III had a complex and contradictory relationship with Southern culture, which is explored in this 1973 ... (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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Warlords: The Generals—The Greatest Military Leaders of WWII

Studio: HBO.   Format: DVD Full screen/Closed Captioned.
UPC: 026359365027.  Daedalus Item Code: 78235
 
This feature-length documentary examines the extraordinary lives of three of the greatest military minds of WWII. Douglas MacArthur commanded American forces through three major wars but, as this ... (Read More)
 
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Biography/ Autobiography
Top 10
1. The Lincoln Chronicles
Hal Holbrook, Walter Huston & others.
in Biography / Autobiography

2. Crumb
Robert Crumb, Aline Kominsky & others. Terry Zwigoff, director.
in Biography / Autobiography

3. Commanders in Chief: 6 Presidential Documentaries

in Biography / Autobiography

4. 10 Questions for the Dalai Lama
Rick Ray, director.
in Biography / Autobiography

5. Sid & Nancy: Collector's Edition
Gary Oldman, Chloe Webb & others. Alex Cox, director.
in Biography / Autobiography

6. Sylvia
Gwyneth Paltrow, Daniel Craig, Jared Harris & others. Christine Jeffs, director.
in Biography / Autobiography

7. Jackie Robinson: My Story
Stephen Hill & others. Marino Amoruso, director.
in Biography / Autobiography

8. Cesar Chavez
Michael Peña, America Ferrera, Rosario Dawson, John Malkovich & others. Diego Luna, director.
in Biography / Autobiography

9. American Experience—Rachel Carson
Mary Louise Parker. Oliver Platt, narrator. Michelle Ferrari, director.
in Biography / Autobiography

10. American Masters—Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise
Bob Hercules & Rita Coburn Whack, directors.
in Biography / Autobiography

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