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Kathleen Ferrier: A Film by Diane Perelsztejn (with bonus CD - Brilliant box) [DVD] [NTSC]
Kathleen Ferrier: A Film by Diane Perelsztejn (with bonus CD - Brilliant box) [DVD] [NTSC]
Dvd ~ Kathleen Ferrier
Price: 14.99

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Kathleen Ferrier:A Film by Diane Perelsztejn, 7 July 2013
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What is so good about this film ,compared to thr BBC one is that it shows Kathleen as a person as well as just a singer . It was good to see my friend Chris Fifield giving such interesting information . It showed Ferrier as a woman as well as just an artist .As someone who was lucky enough to be present at her final performance as a very small boy this film gave insites into her life that have not previously been aired . I do hope to see it on BBC 4 this year at the anniversary of Ferriers death .


Bach: St Matthew Passion Cant No. 67 (Naxos Historical: 8111373-75)
Bach: St Matthew Passion Cant No. 67 (Naxos Historical: 8111373-75)
Price: 22.11

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Kathleen Ferrier Bach St Matthew Passion Cantata No.67, 7 July 2013
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As a lover of Kathllen Ferriers rich toned voice it was good to have a copt of her singing Bach's Cantata No.67 on CD as until now it has only been available on a record . Naxos has done a good job in transfering the music from record to CD ..I have not heard the Decca transfer of their complete recordings but if one cannot afford the full Decca set this is a good substitution for getting an item not previously transfered to CD


Various Artists - All Star Swing Festival (NTSC) [DVD]
Various Artists - All Star Swing Festival (NTSC) [DVD]
Price: 6.26

5.0 out of 5 stars All Star Swing Festival, 7 July 2013
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This is a good concert . I first saw it on UK television many years ago and had looked for it as a region 2 DVD for many years . I decided to get the NTSC version as I prefered to have the concert than not . The playing at times is sublime for all those who love jazz , both vocaly and instrumentaly .


The Mikado [DVD] [1939]
The Mikado [DVD] [1939]
Dvd ~ Kenny Baker
Price: 12.99

5.0 out of 5 stars The Miakado, 22 May 2013
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That suich a good version of the Mikado on colour film survived into the present century is remarkable and is well worth watching . The performances show why Gilbert and Sullivan has survived .


Wimbledon Classic Matches: McEnroe v Borg 1980 [DVD]
Wimbledon Classic Matches: McEnroe v Borg 1980 [DVD]
Price: 18.12

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Wimbledon Classic Match MaEnroe v Borg, 22 May 2013
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This was a classic match which grows even greater when watched again . It shows that before the wham bam era of the Sampras era and before art came back into mens tennis with Federer and Nadal how good lawn tennis was
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The Arsenic Century: How Victorian Britain was Poisoned at Home, Work, and Play
The Arsenic Century: How Victorian Britain was Poisoned at Home, Work, and Play
by James C. Whorton
Edition: Paperback
Price: 11.99

4.0 out of 5 stars The Arsenic Century, 19 April 2013
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This is a very well researched book . It does sometimes repeat itself within chapters but it is a very interesting and informative book . I learnt a great many things and enjoyed reading it. For people interested in the downside of Victorian life it is well worth reading and one gets a lot out of it . I would recommend it to anybody interested in the era .


Wimbledon - The Classic Match: Graf V Novotna [DVD]
Wimbledon - The Classic Match: Graf V Novotna [DVD]
Dvd ~ The Wimbledon Video Collection

5.0 out of 5 stars Wimbledon-The Classic Match. Graf v Novotna, 19 April 2013
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It showed just how much of a fighter Graf was as a tennis player . She , Novotna and other top flight women players,, when men's tennis at Wimbledon was so boring with players ,even in the top class ,relying so much on their serve and nothing else , made lawn tennis seem more of an art than a game . They showed skills which men's tennis appeared to have lost until Federer and Nadal appeared on the scene .


Foyle's War - Series 7 [DVD]
Foyle's War - Series 7 [DVD]
Dvd ~ Michael Kitchen
Price: 15.01

5 of 8 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Foyle's War Series 7, 19 April 2013
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Micheal; Kitchen plays the part very well . The series has transfered very well from wartime . It still amazes me that some ITV bigwig tried to cancel the series . It made us miss a year in FDoyle's wartime adventures .
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Travels With My Aunt (Region 2)
Travels With My Aunt (Region 2)
Dvd ~ Alec McCowen Maggie Smith
Offered by Acid Vibes
Price: 11.26

5.0 out of 5 stars Travels With My Aunt, 19 April 2013
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An excellent film Maggie Smith at her best and Alec McCowen is swo good as the bemused nephew . It is a lesson in acting .


The Tribal Eye: The Complete BBC Series [1975] [DVD]
The Tribal Eye: The Complete BBC Series [1975] [DVD]
Dvd ~ David Attenborough
Price: 11.87

5.0 out of 5 stars The Tribal Eye, 14 Mar 2013
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David Attenborough is as always very good and to get a previously unrecorded series adds to the knowledge of the Attenborough's works. In the end we may get everything he has done on TV . There is nobody superior to his skill in putting over anything that he is interested in . Prof. Cox has a long way to go before he can be said to be as influential .


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