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The World at War: The Ultimate Restored Edition is the definitive version of one of the greatest documentary series ever made. Each frame has been painstakingly restored and the audio enhanced and upgraded so that this is the best this award-winning series has ever looked and sounded.
Narrated by Laurence Olivier and first broadcast in 1973 when memories of the Second World War were still clear in people's minds and the war's veterans numerous, over 26 episodes this unique series assembled these recollections, together with archive footage, to create one of the most powerful and successful historical documentaries ever seen. The voices of those that fought, worked or watched during the war gave each episode a vivid sense of what it was like to be there and was the hallmark of the series.
Brand new to this DVD boxset for the first time ever: Hard of hearing subtitles, New widescreen presentation, 5.1 Dolby Digital surround sound audio. Over 10 hours of special features includes: Brand new - Restoring the World at War - narrated by Sir Jeremy Isaacs, this feature explores every element of the restoration process, 11 features including the making of the original series, Photo galleries, Biographies Speeches and songs, Newsreels and maps.
The ultimate WW2 documentary series which it will be impossible to better.Published 3 days ago by Gary Byrne
Once or twice the 16:9 reformat leaves an interviewee's head odd pressed into the screen, but overall this doesn't detract one tiny bit from re-viewing this truly excellent... Read morePublished 8 days ago by Mark
The best documentary there is out there covers everything and in great detail factually there is no other dvd that comes close. a must have for any collection.Published 13 days ago by gordon
One of the most informative documentaries ever. Filmed at a time some of the people that were there were still alive. Read morePublished 18 days ago by weeman
I was pleased to be able to get this collection as I enjoyed it when it was first released on TV and now I can watch it whenever I want!Published 20 days ago by Computer Junkie