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  • The World At War The World At War | DVD | (25/04/2005) from £27.99  |  Saving you £-84.67 (-84.70%)  |  RRP £99.99

    When this epic series was first broadcast in 1973 it redefined the gold standard for television documentary; it remains the benchmark by which all factual programming must judge itself. Originally shown as 26 one-hour programmes, The World at War set out to tell the story of the Second World War through the testimony of key participants. The result is a unique and unrepeatable event, since many of the eyewitnesses captured on film did not have long left to live. Each hour-long programme is carefully structured to focus on a key theme or campaign, from the rise of Nazi Germany to Hitler's downfall and the onset of the Cold War. There are no academic "talking heads" here to spell out an official version of history; the narration, delivered with wonderful gravitas by Sir Laurence Olivier, is kept to a minimum. The show's great coup was to allow the participants to speak for themselves. Painstaking research in the archives of the Imperial War Museum also unearthed a vast quantity of newsreel footage, including on occasion the cameraman's original raw rushes which present an unvarnished and never-before-seen picture of important events. Carl Davis' portentous main title theme and score underlines the grand scale of the enterprise. The original 26 episodes were supplemented three years later by six special programmes (narrated by Eric Porter), bringing the total running-time to a truly epic 32 hours. --Mark Walker

  • The American Civil War The American Civil War | DVD | (07/10/2002) from £31.99  |  Saving you £-49.96 (-99.90%)  |  RRP £49.99

    The most successful public-television miniseries in American history, the 11-hour American Civil War defined what has since become known as the "Ken Burns approach"--voice-over narrators reading letters and documents dramatically and stating the writer's name at their conclusion, fresh live footage of places juxtaposed with still images (photographs, paintings, maps, prints), anecdotal interviews, and romantic musical scores taken from the era he depicts. The American Civil War uses all of these devices to evoke atmosphere and resurrect an event that many knew only from stale history books. While Burns is a historian, a researcher, and a documentarian, he's above all a gifted storyteller, and it's his narrative powers that give this chronicle its beauty, overwhelming emotion, and devastating horror. Using the words of old letters, eloquently read by a variety of celebrities, the stories of historians like Shelby Foote and rare, stained photos, Burns allows us not only to learn and understand history, but also to feel and experience it. --Dave McCoy

  • Marley (Blu-ray + Soundtrack CD + Bonus Material) Marley (Blu-ray + Soundtrack CD + Bonus Material) | Blu Ray | (20/08/2012) from £242.98  |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)  |  RRP £N/A

    Marley is the definitive film about one of the most loved international icons of the 20th Century, Bob Marley. His music and message of love and redemption are known throughout the world and his story has finally been brought to life in this definitive work. Acclaimed director Kevin Macdonald (The Last King of Scotland, State of Play, Life in a Day) joined forces with the Marley family to direct the ultimate authorised documentary film on the life, legacy and global impact of one of the most influential musicians in history. Marley marks the first time ever that Bob's family has authorised the use of their own private Bob Marley archives.Bob Marley's universal appeal, impact on music history and his role as a social and political prophet is both unique and unparalleled. His music and message transcend culture, language and creed and resonate around the world today as powerfully as when he was alive. Only a handful of musicians have ever achieved such an impact and Bob Marley, though his life was far too short, stands strongly among them.I think what's great about the film is though there have been a lot of things done on Bob, I think this one will give people a more emotional connection to Bob's life as a man - not just a reggae legend or a mythical figure, but his life as a man. - Ziggy Marley

  • Grey's Anatomy - Series 1-4 - Complete [DVD] [2005] Grey's Anatomy - Series 1-4 - Complete | DVD | (23/11/2009) from £11.90  |  Saving you £-89.61 (-83.00%)  |  RRP £107.99

    Grey's Anatomy Season 1-4 Boxset (22 Discs)

  • Ghost Capitals Box Set [DVD] Ghost Capitals Box Set | DVD | (18/10/2010) from £59.92  |  Saving you £-19.93 (-49.80%)  |  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.

  • Xamd: Lost Memories [Blu-ray] Xamd: Lost Memories | Blu Ray | (05/09/2011) from £56.67  |  Saving you £-21.68 (-62.00%)  |  RRP £34.99

    Facing a growing rivalry for the power of Xam'd Akiyuki isn't the only one who's become possessed by the mysterious power that is Xam'd. Seems his friend Furuichi is also filled with the dangerous energy, but while Akiyuki tries to harness it, his friend seems hell-bent on letting the Xam'd control his every dangerous move. From STUDIO BONES (Fullmetal Alchemist, Eureka Seven)

  • 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 £41.00  |  Saving you £91.00 (60.30%)  |  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 Great War The Great War | DVD | (25/03/2002) from £189.95  |  Saving you £-89.96 (-90.00%)  |  RRP £99.99

    In the early 1960s the BBC embarked on one of their most important and ambitious series ever. It was to be the definitive history of the First World War complete in twenty-six 40-minute episodes. An inspired account of the world-shattering events of 1914-1918 The Great War is narrated by Sir Michael Redgrave and employs the voice skills of many other leading actors of the day including Sir Ralph Richardson and Marius Goring. The series includes authentic archive footage and stunning photographic images gathered from 37 separate sources around the world. It also features interviews with many veterans of the war (by this time most were still only in their 60s) as well as almost 150 separate extracts from diaries letters and reports from the war. This important series is here available complete and unabridged. The Great War is here presented in a 7 disc set with the complete series on 6 discs and a full disc of extra features. This edition also includes a luxury 64-page booklet with full background notes reviews chapter points and associated articles.

  • Ashes to Ashes Complete Boxset [DVD] Ashes to Ashes Complete Boxset | DVD | (05/07/2010) from £111.00  |  Saving you £-41.01 (-58.60%)  |  RRP £69.99

    The 80s are back and it's criminal!

  • Gold Rush - Alaska: The Complete Seasons 1-3 [DVD] Gold Rush - Alaska: The Complete Seasons 1-3 | DVD | (28/10/2013) from £39.99  |  Saving you £-21.54 (-53.90%)  |  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?

  • Ken Burns - The Civil War Commemorative Edition [DVD] Ken Burns - The Civil War Commemorative Edition | DVD | (19/11/2012) from £27.49  |  Saving you £-24.79 (-62.00%)  |  RRP £39.99

    The Civil War: Commemorative Edition is a remarkable series directed by Emmy Award-winner Ken Burns, telling the dramatic story of America's struggle to preserve democracy by erasing the stain of slavery: but at a cost of 620,000 lives. Over 11 gripping hours Burns traces the course of the U.S. Civil War, from the abolitionist movement through all the major battles to the death of President Lincoln and the beginnings of Reconstruction.

  • The Complete Lone Wolf & Cub Boxset [DVD] The Complete Lone Wolf & Cub Boxset | DVD | (21/11/2009) from £63.16  |  Saving you £-13.17 (-26.30%)  |  RRP £49.99

    At last... the riveting bloody and ultra-stylish Lone Wolf and Cub series together with the classic Shogun Assassin (all based on the perennially popular manga by Kazuo Koike and Goseki Kojima) available together in one boxset officially licenced from Toho fully uncut and freshly remastered. Filled with memorable set pieces iconic characters and violent action this series more than lives up to its reputation as a pinnacle of Japanese exploitation cinema whose musings on the meaning of honour in a lawless world still resonate today. In White Heaven In Hell alone Ogami Itt' kills 150 people onscreen the highest body count for a single character in a single film in cinema history. In America the first two Lone Wolf instalments were re-edited into the legendary Shogun Assassin the film that single-handedly created legions of new fans of Japanese action cinema upon its release. Originally prosecuted as a video nasty in the 1980s this hugely influential thrill-ride is presented here along with the original Lone Wolf and Cub series gorgeously remastered in their original aspect ratio. Discs Comprise: Disc 1: Sword Of Vengeance (1972 Kenji Misumi) Disc 2: Baby Cart At The River Styx (1972 Kenji Misumi) Disc 3: Baby Cart To Hades (1972 Kenji Misumi) Disc 4: Baby Cart In Peril (1972 Buichi Saito) Disc 5: Baby Cart In The Land Of Demons (1973 Kenji Misumi) Disc 6: White Heaven In Hell (1974 Yoshiyuki Kuroda) Disc 7: Shogun Assassin (1980 Robert Houston)

  • How We Used To Live - 1900-1945 [DVD] [1975] How We Used To Live - 1900-1945 | DVD | (31/12/2011) from £65.00  |  Saving you £-25.01 (-62.50%)  |  RRP £39.99

    How We Used to Live: 1900-1945 (3 Discs)

  • Out Of Town - The Lost Episodes with Jack Hargreaves [DVD] Out Of Town - The Lost Episodes with Jack Hargreaves | DVD | (29/10/2012) from £205.72  |  Saving you £-5.73 (-2.90%)  |  RRP £199.99

    Jack Hargreaves loved a good story, and the story of how the lost episodes of Out of Town came back to light is one that would have fascinated him. The story began on 31st December 1981. The Southern ITV franchise was at an end, and Jack packed up and left Southampton TV Centre for the last time. He had been working there non-stop since 1959, and would not return to the building for a number of years. For over 20 years Out Of Town was a television programme that provided a window on country ...

  • The West The West | DVD | (01/12/2009) from £N/A  |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)  |  RRP £59.99

    Ken Burns' follow-up to his brilliant 'American Civil War' is 'The West' spanning the history of the American West from 1500 to 1914 intricately weaving together evocative and never before seen still photographs and newsreels from 74 different archives journals songs and music diaries and artefacts that together tell one of the most fascinating and epic stories in human history. The Spanish Conquistadors and missionaries. The great Indian nations. The pioneers and settlers. The

  • A Royal Family - 10 Disc Collector's Edition [DVD] A Royal Family - 10 Disc Collector's Edition | DVD | (29/10/2012) from £19.99  |  Saving you £-19.03 (-38.80%)  |  RRP £48.99

    A jubilant collection celebrating a century of the House of Windsor. Discover the stories that lie at the heart of a uniquely British institution with this incredible and comprehensive box set, spanning over a century and including 10 fascinating documentaries on Britain's cherished royal family. Journey back to the birth of the House of Windsor with a documentary looking at the decision made by George V to change the family name forever; learn the truth about George VI, thrust into the int...

  • The Keith Floyd Cookery Collection The Keith Floyd Cookery Collection | DVD | (13/10/2008) from £79.95  |  Saving you £-19.96 (-33.30%)  |  RRP £59.99

    This easy-to-follow Bass DVD tutor will take you step by step from first day exercises to playing along with a professional backing track!<p><p>Clear pictures and demonstrations along with jargon free commentary to guide you through...<p><ul><li>Looking after your Bass and tuning it<li>Plucking the strings correctly, using fingers or pick<li>Reading basic music notation and Guitar tab<li>Scales and arpeggios<li>Playing your first complete Bass lines along with a band<li>Practical advice and t...

  • Land Before Time Complete 1 - 13, The [DVD] Land Before Time Complete 1 - 13, The | DVD | (10/10/2011) from £56.67  |  Saving you £13.32 (19.00%)  |  RRP £69.99

    All 13 instalments of the prehistoric animated children's adventures, The Land Before Time.

  • Discovery Channel - Ancient Egypt 14 Disc Collection [DVD] Discovery Channel - Ancient Egypt 14 Disc Collection | DVD | (11/04/2016) from £79.36  |  Saving you £-10.37 (-15.00%)  |  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 &ndash; 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.

  • British Transport Films Collection British Transport Films Collection | DVD | (01/12/2008) from £149.00  |  Saving you £-49.01 (-49.00%)  |  RRP £99.99

    Following the nationalisation of transport in 1948 the British Transport Commission set up its own in-house film production unit which became one of the largest industrial film units in Britain. This 18-disc box set features all 9 volumes of the BFI's celebrated British Transport Films Collection and illustrates the wide range of subjects the BTF covered. Included here are travel classics such as Terminus Blue Pullman and John Betjemen Goes By Train. Each film has been remastered from the finest quality materials available.

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