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Essential Documentaries

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Murder On A Sunday Morning (DVD)
Murder On A Sunday Morning (DVD)
"Sad indictment of the US legal system and inherent racism. Makes you glad to be British. Essential."
The World At War - Special Collectors Edition [DVD]
The World At War - Special Collectors Edition [DVD]
"Classic visual history of WWII. And Olivier's voice. Good buy for history buffs."
The American Civil War [DVD]
The American Civil War [DVD]
"Fascinating and superbly made series. This war was so much more than 'Gone with the Wind'."
Super Size Me [DVD] [2004]
Super Size Me [DVD] [2004]
"Next time you fancy a burger, grab an apple and watch this. Scary!!"
Touching The Void [DVD] [2003]
Touching The Void [DVD] [2003]
"Gripping reconstruction of a well-known event. Triumph of the human spirit."
Bowling For Columbine : Special Edition (Two Disc Set) [DVD] [2002]
Bowling For Columbine : Special Edition (Two Disc Set) [DVD] [2002]
"Take Moore with a little pinch of salt, but still be horrified by gun culture in the US."
The Third Reich In Colour [DVD]
The Third Reich In Colour [DVD]
"All original footage. Complements History of WWII very well. Great for modern history students."
Grumpy Old Men [DVD] [2003]
Grumpy Old Men [DVD] [2003]
"Not so much a documentary as thoughts of the over 40's. Sad when you start agreeing with them!!"
Etre Et Avoir [DVD] [2002]
Etre Et Avoir [DVD] [2002]
"A gorgeous film of a year in the life of a country schoolmaster."
Simon Schama - A History of Britain : The Complete Series [DVD] [2000]
Simon Schama - A History of Britain : The Complete Series [DVD] [2000]
"If you can tolerate Scharma's voice you'll learn a lot from this."
South [1919] [DVD]
South [1919] [DVD]
"The story of Shackleton's sttempts to conquer the Antarctic."
Buena Vista Social Club [DVD] [1999]
Buena Vista Social Club [DVD] [1999]
"Cuba, music, a little history, a little biography, a lot of pleasure."
River Cottage Forever [2002] [DVD]
River Cottage Forever [2002] [DVD]
"HFW makes us all want to rush off and buy that idyllic country cottage and raise chickens."
Ray Mears Extreme Survival Series - 1 And 2 [2003] [DVD]
Ray Mears Extreme Survival Series - 1 And 2 [2003] [DVD]
"Just the man to have close by in event of shipwreck, plane crash or getting lost."
In Search of Shakespeare [DVD]
In Search of Shakespeare [DVD]
"Lots about England at the time and background to the plays. Good for 'A' level."
Dark Days [DVD] [2000] [2001]
Dark Days [DVD] [2000] [2001]
"The people who LIVE in the NY subway. Are they all crazy or criminals?"
Alistair Cooke's America [DVD]
Alistair Cooke's America [DVD]
"'Old style' presentation - not chock full of reconstructions - but fascinating."
9/11 [DVD] [2002]
9/11 [DVD] [2002]
"Seems to be the definitive film on the 'day that changed the US'. Contrast with..."
The Iranian Embassy Siege [DVD]
The Iranian Embassy Siege [DVD]
"How we do things in Britain, don't ya know!!"
World War 1 : The Great War - Complete BBC Series (7 Disc Box Set) [DVD]
World War 1 : The Great War - Complete BBC Series (7 Disc Box Set) [DVD]
"Natural partner to World at War and made with the same attention to detail."
Down From The Mountain [DVD] [2001]
Down From The Mountain [DVD] [2001]
"More a concert record....the music from 'Oh Brother...' just sit back and enjoy."
Bus 174 [DVD]
Bus 174 [DVD]
"TV footage of a bus siege in Rio. Corruption in the police more interesting than the siege."
Hollywood Song And Dance - The Musical Years [DVD]
Hollywood Song And Dance - The Musical Years [DVD]
"Gentle waltz through film musicals with great clips."
Fahrenheit 9/11 [2004] double disk extra features [DVD]
Fahrenheit 9/11 [2004] double disk extra features [DVD]
"Difficult to ignore. Moore is good at getting his view across."
30 Years Of National Geographic Specials [DVD]
30 Years Of National Geographic Specials [DVD]
"Sadly most NG dvds are Region 1 only. This exception gives a taste of a classic style."