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The Abolitionists
Richard Brooks, Neal Huff, Jeanine Serralles, Kate Lyn Sheil & others. Rob Rapley, director. Oliver Platt, narrator.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887018364.  Daedalus Item Code: 38591
 
Both scorned as troublemakers and praised as liberators, abolitionists tore the nation apart to create a more perfect union, as what began as a pacifist movement fueled by persuasion and prayer ... (Read More)
 
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American Hardcore: The History of American Punk 1980–1986
Bad Brains, Black Flag, Circle Jerks, D.O.A., Minor Threat & others. Paul Rachman, director.
Studio: Sony Pictures Classics.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 043396170940.  Daedalus Item Code: 35610
 
An Official Selection of the 2006 Sundance Toronto Film Festival, Paul Rachman's blistering documentary takes viewers into the heart of the American punk rock scene of the early 1980s, featuring 27 ... (Read More)
 
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Bad Voodoo's War
Deborah Scranton, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887009539.  Daedalus Item Code: 35837
 
PBS's Frontline went to war in Iraq with a band of National Guard soldiers who call themselves the "Bad Voodoo Platoon" to tell their very personal story in this 2008 documentary. To record ... (Read More)
 
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The Beatles Explosion—A Celebration of Beatlemania in a Rare Documentary: Special Commemorative Edition
The Beatles.
Studio: Legend Films.   Format: DVD Full screen.
UPC: 844503000705.  Daedalus Item Code: 35328
 
This feature-length documentary explores the early days of Beatlemania with rare interviews, newsreels, press conferences, and TV appearances. It offers a candid look at the Fab Four detailing their ... (Read More)
 
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Bombay Beach
Alma Har'el, director.
Studio: E1 Entertainment.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 741952711797.  Daedalus Item Code: 35127
 
Decades ago, the Salton Sea was a California hotspot and symbol of 1950s-era American optimism. Now, a victim of environmental decline, it stands mostly abandoned. Alma Har'el's 2011 film, winner of ... (Read More)
 
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Chasing Shackleton
Tim Jarvis. Brian Cox, narrator.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887020374.  Daedalus Item Code: 49089
 
Polar explorer Ernest Shackleton headed the 1914 expedition to cross Antarctica via the South Pole, until his ship Endurance was trapped and then crushed in pack ice. To save his crew, ... (Read More)
 
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Custer's Last Stand
Michael Murphy, narrator. Stephen Ives, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887016155.  Daedalus Item Code: 29070
 
Martyr, hero, or villain? This feature-length presentation of American Experience explores the many contradictory facets of the career of General George Armstrong Custer: from his memorable, ... (Read More)
 
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Dangerous Edge: A Life of Graham Greene
Sir Derek Jacobi, narrator. Thomas P. O'Connor, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887018937.  Daedalus Item Code: 38774
 
British actor Derek Jacobi narrates this portrait of author Graham Greene: a British spy, doubting Catholic, and manic-depressive who wrote such critically acclaimed bestsellers as The Quiet ... (Read More)
 
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Death in the Bunker: The True Story of Hitler's Downfall
Nick F. Bolton, Martin Heckmann & Corinna Sadlo, narrators. Michael Kloft, director.
Studio: Koch Vision.   Format: DVD Full screen.
UPC: 741952639596.  Daedalus Item Code: 35130
 
Adolf Hitler spent his last days in a fortified bunker complex under the Chancellery of the Reich in Berlin, where, on April 30, 1945, he poisoned and shot himself. This documentary features archival ... (Read More)
 
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Defiant Requiem
Bebe Neuwirth, narrator. Doug Shultz, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887019200.  Daedalus Item Code: 38833
 
This 2012 documentary tells the remarkable story of Rafael Schächter, a brilliant, young, passionate Czech choral conductor who was sent to the concentration camp of Theresienstadt (Terezín) in 1941. ... (Read More)
 
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Flying Scotsman Memorabilia Set

Studio: Go Entertainment.   Format: 4 DVDs, boxed.
UPC: 848508000074.  Daedalus Item Code: 35888
 
Named for the London to Edinburgh express service that it pulled for four decades, Nigel Gresley's LNER Class A1 (later A3) locomotive Flying Scotsman was destined to become one of the world's ... (Read More)
 
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The French Chef: Julia Child's Dinner Party Favorites
Julia Child.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Full screen.
UPC: 841887018746.  Daedalus Item Code: 38701
 
In her passionate, capable, and approachable way, Julia Child changed the way Americans cook, eat, and think about food. This DVD contains six original black and white episodes of The French ... (Read More)
 
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