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The Red Balloon/White Mane | DVD | (22/09/2008)
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The Red Balloon and White Mane remain timeless and wonderful children's classics. Unseen for years these award-winning short fi lms have been recently restored so as to present them in the best possible picture quality. The two films were both directed by the award-winning Albert Lamorisse a man who the New York Times has described as ...a remarkable artist: one of the cinema's best poets and a fearless explorer of the scary and exhilarating outbacks of the imagination. The Red Balloon: The award-winning and critically acclaimed fantasy short film directed by Albert Lamorisse follows the relationship between a little boy and a red balloon with a mind of its own that he befriends on the Parisian streets. Widely recognised as one of the most important films in children's cinema this 1956 classic is the only dialogue-free film to win an Oscar for Best Screenplay. White Mane: The 1953 French classic and winner of the 1958 Palme D'Or at Cannes tells the tale of a boy who tames a wild stallion called White Mane. Filmed in the marshes of the Camargue in south-west France White Mane is a beautiful journey into the wilderness that remains a groundbreaking work of children's cinema to this day.
Progress Live | DVD | (21/11/2011)
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Tracklistings:Disc 1: Rule The World Greatest Day Hold Up A Light Patience Shine Let Me Entertain You Rock DJ Come Undone Feel Angels The Flood SOS Underground Machine Kidz Pretty Things When They Were Young Medley (includes A Million Love Songs, Babea and Everything Changes) Back For Good Pray Love Love Never Forget No Regrets/Relight My Fire Eight Letters Disc 2: Making Progress Live
Mavis! | DVD | (23/05/2016)
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Mavis! is the first documentary on gospel/soul music legend and civil rights icon Mavis Staples and her family group, The Staple Singers. From the freedom songs of the 60s and hits like I'll Take You There in the 70s, to funked-up collaborations with Prince and her recent albums with Wilco's Jeff Tweedy, Mavis has stayed true to her roots, kept her family close, and inspired millions along the way. Featuring powerful live performances, rare archival footage, and conversations with friends and contemporaries including Bob Dylan, Prince, Bonnie Raitt, Levon Helm, Jeff Tweedy, Chuck D, and more, Mavis! reveals the struggles, successes, and intimate stories of her journey. At 75, she's making the most vital music of her career, winning Grammy awards, and reaching a new generation of fans. Her message of love and equality is needed now more than ever. Click Images to Enlarge
Phantom Of The Opera-The interviews | DVD | (24/10/2011)
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25 Years of Phantom of the Opera is celebrated in this groundbreaking set of interviews with Andrew Lloyd Webber in a never broadcast interview reveals his musical inspirations, take on casting from reality TV shows & why he adores his greatest musical triumph The Phantom of the Opera. Filmed on location at the world famous London Palladium, Andrew guides us through his musical song book which is a delight for any fan of West End musicals.Sarah Brightman, the biggest selling female, classical artiste around the world and the former wife of Lord Webber reveals all about her rise to fame from the Arlene Phillips dance troupe Hot Gossip to creating & starring in the world wide musical phenomenon playing Christine in Phantom of the Opera both on the London & Broadway stages . A first to DVD interview, Sarah simply tells her extraordinary life story for the very first time.Michael Crawford is without doubt a huge star and is filmed at the London Palladium Val Parnell suite in 2011. He is currently starring in the Wizard of Oz & here he reveals for the first time just how he landed the defining role of his career starring in The Phantom of the opera Michael also enthuses about his career to date & his plans for the future.The DVD also showcases for the very first time the stars of the much anticipated follow up to Phantom of the Opera - Love Never Dies - filmed at the home of the musical The Adelphi Theatre in London the stars Ramin Karimloo (Phantom) Ms Celia Graham (Christine) & Liz Robertson (Madame Giry) tell all about the enduring love story between the Phantom & Christine .. these never before seen interviews are a revelation for fans of this much acclaimed follow up to the worldwide spectacle that is the Phantom of the Opera.
Joanna Lumley's Greek Odyssey | DVD | (21/11/2011)
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Greece is where western civilisation began; drama, democracy, language, science, philosophy and medicine all originated from here. This country has given the world so much, leaving an enduring legacy on the fabric of our everyday life. Joanna Lumley embarks her own Greek Odyssey to explore Europe's most influential country, a land so rich in history, myth and romance. From the Greek islands to its far northern borders, to Mount Olympus to Corfu, Joanna's passion for travel and understanding of people makes for some of the best travel documentaries on British television.
Look at Life: Volume Three - Science | DVD | (26/09/2011)
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45 digitally restored films from the landmark documentary series Look at Life was a regular series of short documentary films produced in the 1960s by the Special Features Division of the Rank Organisation and screened in their Odeon and Gaumont cinemas - replacing the circuit’s newsreel, Universal News, which had become largely irrelevant with the advent of television news broadcasts. Marvellously concise and beautifully shot, these slice of life colour featurettes numbering over 500 episodes in total presented cinemagoers with varied aspects of contemporary British life. Digitally restored from the original film elements, this volume presents 45 memorable films offering fascinating insights into varied aspects of scientific progress and innovation that have benefited the British way of life, with many unseen since their first screening.
20 Feet from Stardom | DVD | (21/07/2014)
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In his compelling new oscar-winning film Twenty Feet from Stardom director Morgan Neville shines a spotlight on the untold true story of the backup singers behind some of the greatest musical legends of the 21st century. Triumphant and heart-breaking in equal measure the film is both a tribute to the unsung talents who brought shape and style to popular music and a reflection on the conflicts sacrifices and rewards of a career spent harmonising with others.
Titanic - Maritime's Most Notorious Disaster | DVD | (08/10/2012)
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Collection of documentaries which examines events surrounding the sinking of the Titanic in 1912. Last Mysteries of the Titanic: Director James Cameron oversees an expedition to the Titanic in which deep sea divers use the latest technology to capture remarkable images of the wreck. Answers from the Abyss and Deep Inside the Titanic: A submersible is used to explore the wreck and bring the ship to life. Anatomy of a Disaster and Untold Stories: Using letters, photographs and other artifacts to take a look at the human stories at the heart of the disaster.
The Black Power Mixtape | DVD | (21/11/2011)
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Danny Glover presents Black Power Mixtape, a dynamic documentary film that chronicles the story of the African-American community from 1967 to 1975. Featuring rare interviews with iconic activists and sparkling archive footage only recently discovered, Black Power Mixtapeis an amazing chart of the civil rights movement, featuring music from The Roots, Michael Jackson and Erykah Badu.
TITANIC 4 DVD Gift Set | DVD | (01/06/2013)
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Collection of documentaries on the famous April 1912 disaster. 'Last Mysteries of the Titanic' follows director James Cameron and a team of experts as they embark on a series of dives to the wreck of the Titanic. 'Titanic: Anatomy of a Disaster' is a Discovery Channel documentary, narrated by Martin Sheen, that follows a specialist team as they explore the wreck of the Titanic to try and get to the bottom of how the supposedly unsinkable ship was lost. Finally, 'Titanic: The Aftermath' sets o...
Stephen Fry Collection 6 DVD Set | DVD | (25/06/2012)
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Stephen fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive:Manic depression is a disease that is little talked about and little understood. Motivated by his personal battle, Stephen Fry sets out to explore the highs and the lows, and the causes and the treatments of a condition that may effect as many as six percentof the population. On this emotional journey he meets CarrieFisher, Richard Dreyfuss, Rick Stein and many others who juggle this illness with their working lives. Stephen Fry Wagner and Me:Actor and writer Stephen Fry explores his passion for the world’s most controversial composer, Richard Wagner. As a life-long fan can Stephen, who is Jewish and lost family in the Holocaust, slavage Wagner’s music from its dark associations with anti- Semitism and Hitler? This personal quest unfolds against the backdrop of the annual Wagner festival in Bayreuth, Southern germany. Granted unique access to this legendary arts institution, he eavesdrops on rehearsals and discovers its backstage secrets. Stephen Fry in America:Britain’s comic genius, Stephen Fry, travels around each of America’s states in a black cab in order to discover, in his own inimitable style, what makes the country unique. Stephen is shown the country by its proud citizens and uncovers the idiosyncrasies that make each state individual and the similarities that make America distinct. Last Chance to See:In the 1980s celebrated writer Douglas Adams (The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy) teamed up with Mark Carwardine to embark on a ground breaking expedition. Together they searched for the world’s most endangered animals. Twenty years later Stephen fry returns with Mark to see if the species still exist. Last chance to See is their hilarious, and thought provoking adventure.
Hannah USA - Hannah Hauxwell Conquers America | DVD | (06/04/2010)
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Daleswoman Hannah Hauxwells plight touched the hearts of millions when she first appeared on a television documentary, struggling to survive alone on an isolated farm in abject poverty. Hannah would eventually be driven off her beloved farm as her health failed but now she was free to explore the world beyond the Yorkshire Dales and set out on her travels... Join Hannah now as she sets sail on the luxury liner QE2 for New York and America, a land she only knows from her favourite cowboy books and films... After marvelling at the vast concrete canyons of New York, Hannah tours the nation from the imposing monuments of Washington DC to the Space Centre in Houston Texas. Along the way, she goes in search of Dixieland jazz in New Orleans, rides riverboats up the Mississippi, explores the bayous of Louisiana and touches a piece of the moon... Hannah also finds time to reconnect with her farming roots, enjoying a privileged invitation to join the Amish people before finally meeting her cowboy heroes... Share Hannahs incredible journey now and enjoy her own inimitable insights into the fascinating places and people along the way. Available for the very first time on DVD, Hannah USA includes all episodes from the hugely popular Yorkshire Television series.
Seven Wonders Of The Industrial World | DVD | (27/12/2004)
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Seven Wonders Of The Industrial World uncovers the truth behind the epic monuments of the Industrial Revolution from Isambard Kingdom Brunel's 'great ship' the SS Great Eastern to the Panama Canal that linked the Atlantic and Pacific oceans more than half a century later. These are stories driven by burning ambition extravagent dreams passion and rivalry of great minds. Each film uses dramatic reconstruction to tell a different story. Each film is based on real events and the acto
The Essential Collection | DVD | (03/09/2012)
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Tracklisting:1. Waterloo2. Ring ring3. Mamma Mia4. SOS5. Bang-a-boomerang6. I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do7. Fernando8. Dancing Queen9. Money, Money, Money10. Knowing Me, Knowing You11. That’s Me12. The Name of The Game13. Take a Chance On Me14. Eagle15. One Man, One Woman16. Thank You For The Music17. Summer Night City18. Chiquitita19. Does Your Mother Know20. Voulez-Vous21. Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)22. On And On And On23. The Winner Takes It All24. Super Trouper25. Happy New Year26. When All Is Said And Done27. One Of Us28. Head Over Heels29. The Day Before You Came30. Under Attack31. Estoy Sonando32. Conociendome, Conociendote33. Gracias Por La Musica34. Felicidad35. No Hay A Quien Culpar36. The Last Video
David Lynch - The Art Life | DVD | (11/09/2017)
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David Lynch is one of the most prolific filmmakers working in the industry today. The formative years of his life are explored in this documentary, from his idyllic upbringing in small-town America to the dark streets of Philadelphia. It looks at the events that helped shape one of cinema's most enigmatic and revered directors. Infusing Lynch's own art, music and films while shining a light into his unique world.
Wildest Dream | DVD | (12/09/2011)
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Uses astonishing visuals to tell the intersecting stories of George Mallory, the first man to attempt a summit of Mount Everest, and Conrad Anker, the mountaineer who finds Mallory's frozen remains 75 years later.
Giggs Fitness: Power & Strength Through Yoga | DVD | (17/01/2011)
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Ryan Giggs presents Giggs Fitness - a refreshing new personal training DVD that offers clear expert advice guidance and comprehensive workout routines to aid and maintain fitness levels; with particular emphasis on yoga-inspired exercises to help maintain flexibility and prevent injury. 'There is a very good reason as to why I have managed to maintain my level of fitness and continue playing at premiership level for so long' says Ryan. Inspired by the well documented benefits of Yoga Ryan has been a convert of the discipline for years and together with his enthusiastic and experienced instructor Sarah Ramsden they have developed an exciting and rewarding combination of exercises that help reach and maintain a good level of fitness whatever the entry level. The DVD features a number of generic conditioning circuits focusing on the main musculo-skeletal issues predominant in football and running sports combined with yoga-inspired excercises used to develop flexibility maintain stamina core stability and speed and prevent injury. 'Giggs Fitness is a comprehensive guide to the secrets of my strength and fitness and is the perfect total body workout' says Ryan. Therefore the following sequences have been developed with this focus in mind and Ryan and Sarah present a motivating achievable but challenging workout that delivers a perfect personal training manual to the masses. Main circuit 1 x 40 mins: Including warm-up standing core chest and thoracic spine passive flexibility. Sub-circuit 5 x 10 mins: Based on common issues and restrictions.
The Seventh Veil | DVD | (18/05/2009)
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The Boat That Guy Built | DVD | (21/05/2012)
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Motorcycle racing star, mechanic and engineering enthusiast Guy Martin, together with his best mate Mark Mave Davies, fit out Reckless, an aptly named narrowboat using the best of British inventions from the Industrial Revolution. The series sees Guy – described as a cross between Steve McQueen and Fred Dibnah – building his own versions of the innovations that made Britain great, from an 18th century blast furnace to allow him to smelt iron and make a kettle, to re-engineering a steam engine so that it powers his shower. Along the way he'll learn how to weave silk using an early computer, blow up the first gas-powered water heater, milk a cow the traditional way by burying his head against the cow's stomach, and abseil off the side of Derby Cathedral to clean its clock and pay tribute to his steeplejack hero, Fred Dibnah. He also visits historic lavatory manufacturer Thomas Crapper and Sons, to conduct a flush-off and find the best toilet.
The Living Planet (Repackaged) | DVD | (24/09/2012)
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Filmed on five continents 'The Living Planet' examines one by one each of the earth's environments, seeing how living organisms survive and thrive in conditions which range from the Arctic to the tropical. Also revealed is how creatures in similar habitats thousands of miles apart have adopted intriguingly similar solutions to their common problems. The series begins at the beginning, how huge forces formed the earth, how continents move and how the planet has become so varied. The next 10 ...