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Simon Schama - A History of Britain : The Complete Series [DVD]
1.  Simon Schama - A History of Britain : The Complete Series [DVD] 
The list author says:
  "massive scope and full of new perspectives - just love the 2 Winstons episode - ingenious"
32.99   Used & New from: 22.32
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (152 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Simon Schama's The Power Of Art: The Complete BBC Series [DVD] [2006]
2.  Simon Schama's The Power Of Art: The Complete BBC Series [DVD] [2006] DVD ~ Simon Schama
The list author says:
  "a wonderful series"
10.25   Used & New from: 8.49
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (59 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Blue Planet : Complete BBC Series (Special Edition 4 Disc Box Set) [DVD]
3.  Blue Planet : Complete BBC Series (Special Edition 4 Disc Box Set) [DVD] DVD ~ David Attenborough
The list author says:
  "a world you never knew existed"
8.06   Used & New from: 2.11
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (274 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great [DVD]
4.  In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great [DVD] DVD ~ Michael Wood
The list author says:
  "you can hardly believe that Alexander did all this."
9.99   Used & New from: 3.41
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

The Fog Of War [DVD] [2004]
5.  The Fog Of War [DVD] [2004] DVD ~ Robert McNamara
The list author says:
  "as gripping as a feature film with profound and shocking honesty/clarity/insight"
4.95   Used & New from: 2.83
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room [DVD]
6.  Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room [DVD] DVD ~ Matthew Hauser
The list author says:
  "their nerve just takes your breath away"
12.49   Used & New from: 3.45
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)

War Room [DVD] [1993] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
7.  War Room [DVD] [1993] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ James Carville
The list author says:
  "unprecedented access to the guys who did it for Bill"
Used & New from: 14.15
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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Journeys With George [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
8.  Journeys With George [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ George W. Bush
The list author says:
  "equally unprecedented access to W himself - and all the more scary for that"
Used & New from: 7.84
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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One Day In September [DVD]
9.  One Day In September [DVD] DVD ~ Michael Douglas
The list author says:
  "it is not everyday that a documentary can be as full of suspense as a thriller - but that's exactly what this is like"
6.99   Used & New from: 0.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

March of the Penguins - Luc Jacquet [DVD] [2005]
10.  March of the Penguins - Luc Jacquet [DVD] [2005] DVD ~ Morgan Freeman
The list author says:
  "well yes - it really is stunning photography and much better than Happy Feet!"
2.75   Used & New from: 0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (112 customer reviews)

Civilisation : Complete BBC Series (4 Disc Box Set) [DVD]
11.  Civilisation : Complete BBC Series (4 Disc Box Set) [DVD] DVD ~ Kenneth Clark
The list author says:
  "feels very dated now and very much of its era - after all, civilisation is very narrowly defined  - but fascinating and captivating"
13.25   Used & New from: 10.19
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (83 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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LANGUAGE 0 13 Nov 2013
Unnecessary disappointment. 1 2 Nov 2013
Blu Ray? 2 12 Feb 2013
Subtitles 0 9 Jan 2013
Is this subitled? 0 30 Dec 2012
Portuguese subtitles 0 22 Nov 2012
Price? 1 28 Aug 2011
Region Zero 0 3 Dec 2010
English Subtitles 2 27 Aug 2010
Languages and Subs 0 5 May 2010
French subtitles 0 1 Dec 2009
Civilisation : Complete BBC Series [DVD] - German? 0 28 Oct 2009
 
   

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