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Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War
Tom Hanks & Marina Goldman. Ken Burns & Artemis Joukowsky III, directors.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887029704.  Daedalus Item Code: 69615
 
In 1939, Minister Waitstill Sharp and his wife Martha left their children in the care of their Wellesley, Massachusetts, parish, and set out for Europe to help Jews, refugees, and dissidents escape ... (Read More)
 
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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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Food Chains
Eric Schlosser & Eva Longoria. Forest Whitaker, narrator. Sanjay Rawal, director.
Studio: Screen Media Films.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 814838013862.  Daedalus Item Code: 68418
 
(Recipient of the James Beard Award for Special/Documentary) More people than ever are concerned about the quality of our food, yet the plight of the farmworkers remains comparatively unknown. ... (Read More)
 
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Garrison Keillor: The Man on the Radio in the Red Shoes
Garrison Keillor. Peter Rosen, director.
Studio: Docurama.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 767685155646.  Daedalus Item Code: 78163
 
Taking a privileged behind-the-scenes look at the long-running A Prairie Home Companion radio program, this 2008 feature follows former host Garrison Keillor and introduces his crew as they ... (Read More)
 
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Herbie Hancock: Possibilities
Herbie Hancock with Christina Aguilera, John Mayer, Paul Simon, Annie Lennox & others. Doug Biro & Jon Fine, directors.
Studio: Magnolia.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 876964000086.  Daedalus Item Code: 78255
 
Although Herbie Hancock is unquestionably one of the great jazz pianists of the past 50 years, he has never been a purist; on this behind-the-scenes look at the making of his 2005 album ... (Read More)
 
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John Lewis: Get in the Way
Kathleen Dowdey, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887033510.  Daedalus Item Code: 79156
 
A veteran of the Freedom Riders, the 1963 March on Washington, and the 1965 Bloody Sunday march in Selma, John Lewis has upheld the standards of the civil rights movement for more than 50 years. ... (Read More)
 
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Koko: The Gorilla Who Talks
Demetri Goritsas, narrator. Jonathan Taylor, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887028905.  Daedalus Item Code: 69611
 
In 1971, graduate student Penny Patterson began teaching sign language to a gorilla named Koko, who eventually understood more than 1,000 signs. What started out as an experiment evolved into an ... (Read More)
 
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Lambert and Stamp
Kit Lambert, Chris Stamp, Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey, Terence Stamp & others. James D. Cooper, director.
Studio: Sony Pictures Classics.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 043396455238.  Daedalus Item Code: 78186
 
Looking for a subject for their underground film, Kit Lambert and Chris Stamp discovered the band that became known as the Who. As this 2014 documentary relates, the duo mentored and managed the ... (Read More)
 
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Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs
Christopher Lee, narrator. Keith Melton, director.
Studio: Image Entertainment.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 014381346527.  Daedalus Item Code: 68479
 
Although the pharaohs were buried in splendor alongside extravagant treasures, it is their mummies that are the most important and interesting finds in the eyes of many Egyptologists. Christopher Lee ... (Read More)
 
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Music from the Big House
Rita Chiarelli. Bruce McDonald, director.
Studio: Matson Films.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 850604004023.  Daedalus Item Code: 78167
 
Canada's "Queen of the Blues" Rita Chiarelli makes an unlikely pilgrimage to the Louisiana State Maximum Security Penitentiary, better known as Angola Prison, in this 2010 film. Chiarelli's trip ... (Read More)
 
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Nature—Chimpanzees: An Unnatural History
Allison Argo, narrator.
Studio: Questar.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 033937037368.  Daedalus Item Code: 68302
 
In 1959, the U.S. Air Force captured dozens of baby chimpanzees in Africa, transporting them to Alamogordo, New Mexico. With their genetic resemblance to humans, the chimps became ideal test ... (Read More)
 
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Nature—Why We Love Cats and Dogs
Ellen Goosenberg Kent, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887028509.  Daedalus Item Code: 69612
 
Americans live with 73 million dogs and 90 million cats, often considering them to be best friends, family members, or even children; relationships with cats and dogs, in fact, are some of the ... (Read More)
 
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