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London Nobody Knows / Les Bicyclettes De Belsize [&hellip <b>DVD</b> ~ Judy Huxtable
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
The London Nobody Knows, despite its ham-fisted name and leftfield direction, is a gem. Presented by classic British actor James Mason, this is not a rose-tinted view of the capital, but a warts 'n' all 1967 look at REAL behind-the-scenes Sixties London life.

I grew up in 1970s/80s North London and saw this film as a kid on BBC2 in 1987 and have never forgotten it. There are some amazing scenes: Victorian (and earlier) shops and houses that had not changed a bit, with all the original features; a derelict music hall, old dockland side streets, bombsites, pie and mash and eel shops, Jewish groceries and market stalls - all looking like they would not pass an Environmental Health… Read more
War Time Secrets With Harry Harris [DVD]
6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
The previous reviewer who gave this series a meagre one star gives the impression that he has not seen the full series. If so, he has missed a real treat. His short comments are so far off the mark, here's a more in-depth review.

'Amateur'? Yes, Cockney cab driver Harry Harris doesn't pretend to be an expert WW2 historian but approaches the subject armed merely with enthusiasm, respect and an open mind. Good for him.

This is a QUALITY series, the likes of which I have been wanting to see on TV for years. I have studied Britain in WW2 for 30 years now and although some of the subjects are familiar, Harry's fresh, down to earth, engaging approach and use of the latest… Read more
Jennifer Ellison's Fat Blaster Workout [DVD]
1 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars You'll lose a load., 26 Jan 2012
Fellas - top quality viewing. After seeing Jennifer's couple of weights, you'll be doing your own wrist workout with your fat blaster. Recommended.