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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
 
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Stravinsky
Wolf Koenig & Roman Kroitor, directors.
 
Studio: VAI Audio
Format: DVD Full screen
UPC: 089948429098
Daedalus Item Code: 58505
 
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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: 58544
 
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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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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Abraham Lincoln: Trial by Fire
Cliff Robertson, narrator.
Studio: Mill Creek Entertainment.   Format: 3 DVDs.
UPC: 683904527974.  Daedalus Item Code: 58006
 
This set of DVDs follows the journey of Lincoln's life in five fascinating documentaries and the 1930 feature film Abraham Lincoln by D.W. Griffith. The dramatization Lincoln: Trial by ... (Read More)
 
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Explore Your Mind—History: Air Force One; Blackbeard—Terror at Sea; Empress of Ambition; Great Inca Rebellion; King Tut's Final Secrets; Madness of Henry VIII; Napoleon's Final Battle; The New World—Nightmare in Jamestown; Wrath of the Tsar

Studio: National Geographic.   Format: 9 DVDs, boxed/Closed Captioned.
UPC: 727994522683.  Daedalus Item Code: 58366
 
Meet some of history's most colorful figures and discover how they changed the world, in this nine-disc set. Using dramatic re-creations, interviews with experts, CGI footage, and the vivid ... (Read More)
 
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Sylvia
Gwyneth Paltrow, Daniel Craig, Jared Harris & others. Christine Jeffs, director.
Studio: Universal Studios.   Format: DVD Widescreen/Closed Captioned.
UPC: 025192395826.  Daedalus Item Code: 58094
 
Gwyneth Paltrow stars in 2003's passionate true story of American author and poet Sylvia Plath. While on a Fulbright Scholarship to England, Plath meets Ted Hughes (Daniel Craig), a British poet on ... (Read More)
 
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Cody!: An Evening with Buffalo Bill
Col. Peter Sherayko. Josh Seat & Ted Lange, directors.
Studio: White Star.   Format: DVD Full screen.
UPC: 032031308299.  Daedalus Item Code: 25660
 
A controversial figure often denigrated as a charlatan and a braggart, Buffalo Bill became a legendary figure through dime novels and lost his true identity as William F. Cody, an exemplary military ... (Read More)
 
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Dangerous Intimacy: The Untold Story of Mark Twain's Final Years
Leer Leary. Bob Cudmore, narrator. Richard Altomonte, director.
Studio: E1 Entertainment.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 016226155523.  Daedalus Item Code: 58250
 
"I couldn't help myself; that all in good time they would be indisputably supreme here, & I another stripped and forlorn King Lear." So wrote the elderly Mark Twain as he contemplated the ... (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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Crumb
Robert Crumb, Aline Kominsky & others. Terry Zwigoff, director.
Studio: Sony Pictures Classics.   Format: DVD Full screen/Closed Captioned.
UPC: 043396144453.  Daedalus Item Code: 58401
 
(Winner of the Best Documentary Award from the Sundance Film Festival, National Society of Film Critics, Los Angeles Film Critics, Boston Film Critics, and the International Documentary ... (Read More)
 
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1. Crumb
Robert Crumb, Aline Kominsky & others. Terry Zwigoff, director.
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2. Icons of Power: Wrath of the Tsar; Madness of Henry VIII; Napoleon's Final Battle; Empress of Ambition
Don Campbell & Doug Schultz, directors.
in Biography / Autobiography

3. Explore Your Mind—History: Air Force One; Blackbeard—Terror at Sea; Empress of Ambition; Great Inca Rebellion; King Tut's Final Secrets; Madness of Henry VIII; Napoleon's Final Battle; The New World—Nightmare in Jamestown; Wrath of the Tsar

in Biography / Autobiography

4. Abraham Lincoln: Trial by Fire
Cliff Robertson, narrator.
in Biography / Autobiography

5. Dangerous Intimacy: The Untold Story of Mark Twain's Final Years
Leer Leary. Bob Cudmore, narrator. Richard Altomonte, director.
in Biography / Autobiography

6. The King Speaks
Laurence Fox, narrator. David Barrie, director.
in Biography / Autobiography

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

8. The Roosevelts—An Intimate History: A Film by Ken Burns
Peter Coyote, narrator. Ken Burns, director.
in Biography / Autobiography

9. Cody!: An Evening with Buffalo Bill
Col. Peter Sherayko. Josh Seat & Ted Lange, directors.
in Biography / Autobiography

10. Stravinsky
Wolf Koenig & Roman Kroitor, directors.
in Biography / Autobiography

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