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  • The Planet Collection (Blue Planet/Planet Earth/Frozen Planet) [DVD] The Planet Collection (Blue Planet/Planet Earth/Frozen Planet) | DVD | (08/12/2011) from £34.99  |  Saving you £15.00 (30.00%)  |  RRP £49.99

  • Gold Rush - Alaska: The Complete Seasons 1-3 [DVD] Gold Rush - Alaska: The Complete Seasons 1-3 | DVD | (28/10/2013) from £18.79  |  Saving you £7.55 (18.90%)  |  RRP £39.99

    It's the gamble of a lifetime - find gold or go bust...This action-packed series follows a group of down-on-their-luck men who in the face of an economic meltdown risk everything to strike it rich mining for gold in Alaska. As rival crews stake their claims to mining opportunities in Alaska and the Yukon the pressure is on to strike paydirt before the funds run out and the prospectors are sent packing. Will these intrepid miners be rewarded for their hard work and optimism or will the glittering treasures of the frozen north remain out of their reach?

  • The American Civil War - a film by Ken Burns [DVD] The American Civil War - a film by Ken Burns | DVD | (14/09/2009) from £45.73  |  Saving you £14.26 (23.80%)  |  RRP £59.99

    It divided a country. It created a nation.

  • Secret Army - Series 1-3 [DVD] Secret Army - Series 1-3 | DVD | (01/01/2010) from £38.98  |  Saving you £36.01 (48.00%)  |  RRP £74.99

    The complete classic BBC TV series about the struggles of the Low Countries population during their occupation by the Nazi's during World War II.

  • Travels With Palin Travels With Palin | DVD | (09/11/2009) from £38.99  |  Saving you £31.00 (44.30%)  |  RRP £69.99

    The Michael Palin Collection 2008

  • Shoah (and 4 Films After Shoah) [Masters of Cinema] [Blu-ray] Shoah (and 4 Films After Shoah) | Blu Ray | (30/01/2015) from £33.99  |  Saving you £36.00 (51.40%)  |  RRP £69.99

    To write a review of a film such as Shoah seems an impossible task: how to sum up one of the most powerful discourses on film in such a way as to make people realise that this is a documentary of immense consequence, a documentary that is not easy to watch but important to watch, a documentary that not only records the facts but bears witness. We are commanded "Never forget"; this film helps us to fulfil that mandate, reverberating with the viewer long after the movie has ended. Yes, Holocaust films are plentiful, both fictional and non-, with titles such as The Last Days, Schindler's List and Life Is Beautiful entering the mainstream. But this is not a film about the Holocaust per se; this is a film about people. It's a meandering, nine-and-a-half-hour film that never shows graphic pictures or delves into the political aspects of what happened in Europe in the 1930s and 40s but talks with survivors, with SS men, with those who witnessed the extermination of 6 million Jews.Director Claude Lanzmann spent 11 years tracking people down, cajoling them into talking, asking them questions they didn't want to face. When soldiers refuse to appear on film, Lanzmann sneaks cameras in. When people are on the verge of breaking down and can't answer any more questions, Lanzmann asks anyway. He gives names to the victims--driving through a town that was predominantly Jewish before Hitler's time, a local points out which Jews owned what. Lanzmann travels the world, speaking to workers in Poland, survivors in Israel, officers in Germany. He is not a detached interviewer; his probings are deeply personal. One man farmed the land upon which Treblinka was built. "Didn't the screams bother you?" Lanzmann asks. When the farmer seems to brush the issues aside with a smile, Lanzmann's fury is noticeable. "Didn't all this bother you?" he demands angrily, only to be told, "When my neighbour cuts his thumb, I don't feel hurt." The responses, the details are difficult to hear but critical nonetheless. Shoahtells the story of the most horrifying event of the 20th century, not chronologically and not with historical detail, but in an even more important way: person by person. --Jenny Brown

  • The Complete Victorian Farm Collection Boxed Set [DVD] The Complete Victorian Farm Collection Boxed Set | DVD | (22/08/2011) from £36.09  |  Saving you £63.90 (63.90%)  |  RRP £99.99

    Tales From The Green Valley Turning the clock back over 400 years fi ve archaeologists and historians take on the challenge of running a farm for a year as it was in the 1600s when King James I held the throne. Victorian Farm & Victorian Farm Christmas In Victorian Farm Ruth Goodman Peter Ginn and Alex Langlands devote a year of their lives to re-creating life in a 19th century rural environment. From the warmth of summer to the depths of winter they rediscover this almost forgotten world. And in Victorian Farm Christmas the team return to prepare for a truly festive holiday season. Victorian Pharmacy Historian Ruth Goodman Professor of Pharmacy Nick Barber and PhD student Tom Quick open the doors to an authentic Victorian Pharmacy. They source ingredients mix potions and dispense cures. But in an age when skin creams contained arsenic and cold medicines were based on opium the team needs to be highly selective. Edwardian Farm The Victorian Farmers Alex Langlands Peter Ginn and domestic historian Ruth Goodman return to experience life on an Edwardian Farm. Setting up home at Morwellham Quay in Devon the intrepid trio have to get to grips with the trials and tribulations of life at the turn of the 20th century.

  • Magical Mystery Tour [Deluxe Box] [DVD] [2012] Magical Mystery Tour | DVD | (08/10/2012) from £44.49  |  Saving you £14.50 (24.60%)  |  RRP £58.99

  • The Complete Bible Box Set (Exclusive to Amazon.co.uk) The Complete Bible Box Set (Exclusive to Amazon.co.uk) | DVD | (15/11/2010) from £34.99  |  Saving you £116.00 (76.80%)  |  RRP £150.99

    The greatest story ever told comes to DVD! The largest television production ever undertaken sold in more than 140 countries worldwide The Bible Series has received 11 Emmy and 3 Cable Ace nominations and an Emmy award for Outstanding Miniseries. Over fifteen years in development and a further ten in the making the series' aim is to bring the stories of the Old Testament to life for contemporary audiences using big screen film methods and the best actors and directors available. Its cast of world-renowned stars include Sir Ben Kingsley Dennis Hopper Gary Oldman Oliver Reed Richard Harris Sean Bean Christopher Lee Jonathan Pryce and Elizabeth Hurley. The films' directors include Academy and Emmy award-winners Joseph Sargent Roger Young Nicolas Roeg and Robert Markowitz with title music composed arranged and conducted by the legendary film composer Ennio Morricone. This exclusive set boasts over 35 hours of lavish productions that you will treasure forever.

  • The Farm Collection (Featuring Victorian, Edwardian and Wartime Farm) [DVD] The Farm Collection (Featuring Victorian, Edwardian and Wartime Farm) | DVD | (26/11/2012) from £33.69  |  Saving you £36.30 (51.90%)  |  RRP £69.99

    Victorian FarmIn Victorian Farm, social historian Ruth Goodman and archaeologists Peter Ginn and Alex Langlands devote a year of their lives to re-creating life in a 19th century rural environment. From the warmth of summer to the depths of winter, they rediscover this almost forgotten world. Edwardian FarmThe Victorian Farmers Alex Langlands, Peter Ginn and Ruth Goodman return to experience life on an Edwardian farm. The intrepid trio have to get to grips with the trials and tribulations of life at the turn of the 20th century. Wartime FarmFrom the acclaimed producers of the Edwardian Farm and Victorian Farm. Alex, Peter and Ruth return to experience life on a farm, this time during the Second World War and bring us a fascinating blend of war history, survival creativity and endurance. Special Features: Behind the Scenes Interviews with Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn A Victorian Farm Calendar Presenter Biographies Picture Galleries Subtitles

  • The Rodgers and Hammerstein Collection The Rodgers and Hammerstein Collection | DVD | (25/10/2004) from £40.99  |  Saving you £-1.00 (-2.50%)  |  RRP £39.99

    A collection of classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musicals. Carousel (1956) Gordon MacRae and Shirley Jones experience the miraculous powers of love in this inspiring Rodgers and Hammersmith masterpiece. Gordon MacRae is Billy Bigelow a smooth-talking carny baker who falls in love with a mill-worker on the colourful coast of Maine. Filmed on location with a beautiful seaside setting as a backdrop and a thrilling score for accompaniment their romance unfolds. But right before the birth of his daughter Billy is killed while committing a robbery. Now in heaven years later he returns to earth for one day to attend his daughter's high school graduation and teach her one very important lesson. State Fair (1945) The Frake family go on an outing to the State Fair where each expects to win a prize. Features the song 'It Might As Well Be Spring.' Oklahoma! (1955) A Rodgers and Hammerstein classic a charming and vigorous tale of romance and adventure set in the Wild West. Songs include 'People Will Say We're In Love' 'Oh What A Beautiful Morning' and the title song 'Oklahoma'. South Pacific (1958) Blessed with a treasure of timeless songs South Pacific combines a passionate heartwarming romance with South Seas splendour and a world at war. Mitzi Gaynor Rossano Brazzi John Kerr and France Nuyen share the bill with immortal songs such as 'Some Enchanted Evening' 'Younger Than Springtime' 'There Is Nothin' Like A Dame' and 'I'm Gonna Wash That Man Outta My Hair'. The King And I (1956) This visual and musical masterpiece features Yul Brynner's Academy Award winning performance an unforgettable Rodgers and Hammerstein score and brilliant choreography by Jerome Robbins. It tells the true story of an English woman Anna Leonowens (Kerr) who comes to Siam as schoolteacher to the royal court in the 1860s. Though she soon finds herself at odds with the stubborn monarch (Brynner) over time Anna and the King stop trying to change each other and begin to understand one another. Winner of six Academy Awards 'The King And I' contains some of the most lavish sets in Hollywood and some of the world's best-loved songs including 'Getting To Know You' 'I Whistle A Happy Tune' 'Hello Young Lovers' and 'Shall We Dance?' The Sound Of Music (1965) Share the magical heartwarming true-life story that has become the most popular family film of all time - Rodgers and Hammerstein''s ''The Sound Of Music''. Julie Andrews lights up the screen as Maria the spirited young woman who leaves the convent to become governess to the seven children of Captain von Trapp an autocratic widower whose strict household rules leave no room for music or merriment. Winner of five Academy Awards including Best Picture this timeless classic features some of the world''s best-loved songs!

  • All You Need Is Love : The Story Of Popular Music - Tony Palmer's Classic Series (5 Discs - Region 0) [2008] All You Need Is Love : The Story Of Popular Music - Tony Palmer's Classic Series (5 Discs - Region 0) | DVD | (05/05/2008) from £30.99  |  Saving you £31.22 (42.20%)  |  RRP £73.99

    Available to own for the first time!!!!! All You Need Is Love makes it DVD debut as a lavish boxed set containing all 17 episodes of this groundbreaking documentary spread across 5 discs. The series covers the ""Story OF Popular Music"" encompassing ragtime blues jazz vaudeville musicals folk swing country and rock n'roll and features some of the major names from the past 50+ years including John Lennon Paul McCartney Elvis Jerry Lee Lewis Hendrix Bing Crosby Dizzy Gillespie Muddy Waters Frank Zappa Mike Oldfield Tina Turner Eric Clapton Bill Wyman and many more!! Frequently described as ""THE definitive music documentary"" and regarded as much ""cult"" viewing today as it was upon original broadcast 30 years ago. It was in the mid 70's at the suggestion of John Lennon that celebrated journalist and film maker TONY PALMER decided to document the ""Story Of Popular Music"" and set about interviewing all the major players past and present at the time. Even in the 70's this was a monumental task but despite the undertaking the finished project was one that aspiring film makers would look to for inspiration even today. The program was originally broadcast between 1976 and 1981 but since that time it has neither been commercially released or repeated.

  • Anne Frank - Dear Kitty Anne Frank - Dear Kitty | DVD | (18/08/2008) from £49.12  |  Saving you £-41.13 (-514.80%)  |  RRP £7.99

    Remembering the tragic life of Anne Frank a Dutch Jew who hid away Nazi persecution with her family only to be discovered and sent to Auschwitz shortly before the war's end... If it hadn't been for Miep Gies 'The Diary Of Anne Frank' would have been lost. She found it on the floor of the hiding place after Anne's arrest and following the war she gave it to Otto Frank who was the only member of the family to survive Auschwitz. Now more than 50 years after Anne Franks arrest Miep Gies once again walks through the building where she used to work....

  • The Ken Loach Collection  Volume 2 [1965] The Ken Loach Collection Volume 2 | DVD | (03/09/2007) from £40.84  |  Saving you £19.15 (31.90%)  |  RRP £59.99

    Available together in a box set for the first time experience the drama and intensity from some truly ground-breaking and memorable British Cinema. Cathy Come Home (1965): Cathy Come Home is probably the most famous British television play ever - watched by a quarter of the population both on its first broadcast in 1966 and on its repeat in 1967. Its impact was enormous provoking questions in the Houses of Parliament and helping launch the new housing charity 'Shelter'. K

  • Discovery Channel - Ancient Egypt 14 Disc Collection [DVD] Discovery Channel - Ancient Egypt 14 Disc Collection | DVD | (11/04/2016) from £40.25  |  Saving you £28.74 (41.70%)  |  RRP £68.99

    Join Discovery as we go in search of Ancient Egypt and uncover the truth behind some of the world's oldest and most famous mysteries. This fascinating 14-disc collection provides a unique insight into the wonders of one of the world's greatest dynasties. From the spectacular pyramids to the tombs that lie within them, the legendary boy-king Tutankhamun to the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra, travel back thousands of years and discover a culture that still influences the way we live more than four thousand years later. Learn the stories behind some of the most famous names in Ancient history: Queen Nefertiti, whose life still remains a mystery after 3,000 years; King Ramses II who ruled for 64 years and built on a scale unequalled by any ruler in history; Cleopatra and Hatshepsut, icons of beguiling beauty and supreme power, their command rivalling that of the mightiest male rulers of all time. Find out why the pyramids were first built, discover their original purpose and learn about the geniuses who designed them. Hear the story of Imhotep – the Egyptian Royal Architect and engineer of the world's first pyramid - who was worshipped as a God and step inside the pyramids that acted as tombs of kings, while others were places of unspeakable horror.

  • Ghost Capitals Box Set [DVD] Ghost Capitals Box Set | DVD | (18/10/2010) from £31.29  |  Saving you £8.70 (21.80%)  |  RRP £39.99

    For the past 18 years renowned paranormal historian Richard Felix has been searching for the truth behind ghosts. One of his many projects has been the Ghost Tour of Great Britain. This box set contains Britain's Ghost Capitals that he has visited whilst conducting his ghost Tour of Great Britain. Listen to eye witness accounts as they recall personal tales of ghostly goings-on and unexplainable events in the most haunted cities in Great Britain. You will never see these 5 haunted cities in quite the same light again as Richard takes you on his chilling tour.

  • Metro-Land Metro-Land | DVD | (31/07/2006) from £14.99  |  Saving you £-16.26 (-108.50%)  |  RRP £14.99

    Sir John Betjeman the nation's best loved poet hosts this classic eulogy to the people and places served by London's Metropolitan Line. As the leafy counties of Bucks Herts and Middlesex yielded to the engines of the first steam underground the pastoral world of Betjeman's youth gave way to the suburban dream of the railway planners. Betjeman contrasts the old and new ways of life as he follows the Neasden nature trail visits the Pinner village fair plays a round of golf at Moor Park and explores the historical houses along the line. From Baker Street to the forgotten station at Quainton Road Sir John Betjeman is your guide on an eccentric and unforgettable journey into Metro-Land.

  • Classics of German Cinema [2007] Classics of German Cinema | DVD | (21/05/2007) from £27.95  |  Saving you £5.04 (11.20%)  |  RRP £44.99

    Perhaps no period of any national cinema extends its influence so powerfully into the present day of movies as that of the German cinema of the Weimar era. From the fraught angles that accompanied magisterial set-design to the dreamlike interplay of light and shadow German films of the pre-WWII era defined the famed ""expressionistic"" visual style even as they tested the boundaries of social and sexual taboos. This collection contains five films. Four are classic films emblematic of the legendary Weimar period and one is an historical curiosity commissioned under the Nazi regime. Paul Wegener's and Carl Boese's 1920 film Der Golem represents the second (and the only fully surviving) film treatment by Wegener of the Yiddish folktale based around a towering clay monster created by magic corrupted by evil and redeemed ultimately by the force of the human soul. From the same year comes Robert Wiene's nightmarish classic The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari - a story of mesmerism sleepwalking and murder - a demented dreamscape that perhaps single-handedly galvanized the Expressionist movement of silent cinema. Nine years on Joe May's Asphalt opens a door to the sordid carnality lurking inside the Weimar heart of darkness - and gives audiences the gift of Betty Amann the greatest ""siren unsung"" of the early silver-screen. No lack of recognition would beset the besotted lead of Josef von Sternberg's 1930 masterpiece The Blue Angel - presented here in both its German- and English-language versions. Simply put this tale of a mild-mannered professor (Emil Jannings) sucked into the world of a licentious cabaret artiste introduced the public to an immortal: her name written among the stars would read ""Marlene Dietrich"". By 1943 a new era had dawned one in which Joseph Goebbels called the shots and it was Josef von Bky's Mnchhausen that epitomized the ""new German epic"" - a state-sanctioned Agfacolor melange of the picaresque and Aryan myth that nevertheless served to inspire Terry Gilliam's more benign modern fantasia The Adventures of Baron Munchausen. Myth sex magick and the ""tall-tale"": Classics of German Cinema: 1920-1943 presents the viewer with a selection of masterpieces that tower not only over the awesome first phase of German movies but over the origins of world cinema as a whole. 1. Der Golem 2. Das Cabinet Des Dr. Caligari 3. Asphalt 4. The Blue Angel 5. Munchhausen

  • The Complete Lovers Guide Collection [DVD] The Complete Lovers Guide Collection | DVD | (06/02/2012) from £32.09  |  Saving you £29.90 (48.20%)  |  RRP £61.99

    The Lovers’ Guide remains the first and best adult guide revealing a wealth of informative, engaging and entertaining information designed to revitalise your sex life, widen your repertoire and enhance your relationships. Now you can own all ten of these ground-breaking films all in one complete collection.

  • The Ken Loach Collection  Volume 1 [1967] The Ken Loach Collection Volume 1 | DVD | (03/09/2007) from £40.84  |  Saving you £19.15 (31.90%)  |  RRP £59.99

    Available together in a box set for the first time experience the drama and intensity from some truly ground-breaking and memorable British Cinema. This box set comes complete with 2 hours of extras across the 8 discs a 16 page companion booklet featuring introductions from Ken Loach himself and Barry Hines quotes and production notes and a bonus DVD containing a documentary profiling Loach plus the theatrical for his new cinematic masterpiece 'It's A Free World'. As if

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