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3D Safari: Africa    BLU-RAY 3D   (2011)
Genre: Documentary

Host Hunter Ellis leads viewers on a spectacular African safari in this program photographed in vivid 3D. Experience the next best thing to actually being there as you ride in a hot air balloon to observe wildebeests on the charge; witness a life-and-death battle between a zebra and a crocodile; follow a cheetah in search of a missing cub; and more. 90 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English. Blu-ray 3D requires a 3D television, 3D Blu-ray player, and special glasses to reproduce the theatrical experience.

Item #: B11698
 

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Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story    DVD   (2012)
Genre: Documentary

His decades-long career in illustration has been uniformly subversive, whether gently (his acclaimed and fondly remembered children's books) or not (his startling political cartoons and erotica). The life and works of French-born artist and provocateur Tomi Ungerer are brought into fascinating focus via cut-out animation, observations from peers like Maurice Sendak and Jules Feiffer, and conversations with the man himself. 98 min. Soundtrack: English; audio commentary; featurettes; deleted scenes.

Item #: D34458
 

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In A Town This Size    DVD   (2011)
Genre: Documentary

Over the course of the '60s and '70s, a respected pediatrician in a small Oklahoma town engaged in a successive pattern of child sexual abuse, and was safeguarded from prosecution by the time his accusers started to come forward. This documentary--directed by one of his victims--offers poignant interviews with survivors and their families, as well as compelling arguments for statute of limitation reform. 71 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English; featurette; deleted scenes.

Item #: D34459
 

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London Life In The '30s, '50s & '60s    DVD 
Genre: Documentary

In these three exciting documentary programs, the history of London--as a place where extreme poverty and rationing were once as prevalent as extraordinary wealth, and a place where economic expansion and immigration fueled cultural upheaval--is examined and dramatized with a compelling mix of rare archival films and spellbinding stories. Three-disc set includes the two-part programs "Life in the '30s," "Life in the '50s," and "Life in the '60s." 5 3/4 hrs. total. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.

Item #: D22163
 

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London's East End: 1900s-1970s    DVD 
Genre: Documentary

Four insightful programs offer the English history student a rewarding portrait of London's famous East End. From the struggles of the impoverished to the bonds shared between Cockney and immigrant residents, to the changes wrought by war, these productions mix archival footage and storytelling to mesmerizing effect. Two-disc set includes "Bringing the Empire Home: The Greatest Port in the World," "London's East End: 1900s-1930s," "London's East End: 1940s-1970s," and "London's East End at War." 4 hrs. total. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.

Item #: D22159
 

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Masters Of British Comedy, Vol. 2    DVD 
Genre: Documentary

Are Ronnie Barker, Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, and Spike Milligan among the greatest British comics ever? This tribute program combines rare clips and interviews to profile the four funnymen, from Barker's hilarious run on the sketch series "The Two Ronnies" and "Pete and Dud's" riotous duet performances to Milligan's manic heyday on radio's "The Goon Show," and much more. 180 min. total. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.

Item #: D11008
 

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Mystical Prophecies And Nostradamus    DVD   (1961)
Genre: Documentary

Basil Rathbone narrates this rare documentary that mixes expert commentary with dramatic re-creations to tell the story of the 16th-century French healer and seer who, it is claimed, foretold the rise of Napoleon and Hitler, World Wars I and II, the Apollo moon landings, and other future events in his writings. Standard; Soundtrack: English.

Cast:  Basil Rathbone
Item #: D15876
 

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Shepard & Dark    DVD   (2012)
Genre: Documentary

After their early-'60s meeting in Greenwich Village, playwright Sam Shepard and blue-collar worker Johnny Dark became the fastest of friends...and over decades that saw Shepard gain fame as a writer and actor, marry Dark's stepdaughter, and leave her for Jessica Lange, they kept up reams of correspondence. Their decision to try and pare their letters into a readable book makes for a remarkable portrait of a complex and hardy friendship. 89 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1; deleted scenes; featurette; interview; photo gallery; poster gallery; theatrical trailer.

Item #: D32906
 

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The Baby Boom Years: 1947    DVD 
Genre: Documentary

30 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English PCM stereo.

Item #: D23063
 

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The Baby Boom Years: 1954    DVD 
Genre: Documentary

30 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English PCM stereo.

Item #: D17342
 

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The Baby Boom Years: 1961    DVD 
Genre: Documentary

30 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English PCM stereo.

Item #: D17590
 

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The Golden Age Of British Railways    DVD 
Genre: Documentary

Four colorful documentary programs illuminate the history of British rail, portraying both the nostalgia and excitement of its evolution from the Victorian era through the late 1960s. Mixed with engaging archival footage of locomotives and stations from the past and present are memorable anecdotes about the transformation of railways from steam power to electric and diesel. Two-disc set includes "The Golden Age of Railways," "The Lost Years of Steam," "The End of Steam," and "The Changing Face of Railways." 3 2/3 hrs. total. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.

Item #: D22157
 

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The Waiting Room    DVD   (2012)
Genre: Documentary

Ostensibly chronicling a full day in the operation of an Oakland public hospital's emergency room--though actually hand-picked from five months' worth of incidents--this documentary gives fascinating insights into compassionate professionals aiding a largely uninsured clientele in navigating the complexities of contemporary health care. 81 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; audio commentary; outtakes; extended scenes.

Item #: D34496
 

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This American Journey    DVD   (2012)
Genre: Documentary

After Barack Obama's historic election in 2008, an unlikely pair of documentarians--British actor Paul Blackthorne and Australian photographer Mister Basquali--decided they wanted to get the pulse of ordinary Americans about the state and direction of their nation. Their quest took them from Manhattan to California by car, and their responses make for a revelatory tapestry of our times. 100 min. Soundtrack: English.

Item #: D34897
 

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WWII 3-Film Collection    BLU-RAY 
Genre: Documentary

Four-disc set includes "WWII In HD," "WWII In HD: The Air War," and "WWII From Space."

Item #: B72219
Also Available: DVD, Blu-ray 4-Disc Set