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Biography/Autobiography
#1
Man Ray: Prophet of the Avant-Garde
Stockard Channing, narrator. Mel Stuart, director.
Studio: Fox Lorber.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 720917304120.  Daedalus Item Code: 35818
 
Shown as part of the PBS American Masters series, this 1997 profile of Man Ray (who grew up in Brooklyn as Emmanuel Radnitzky) includes candid films shot by the artist, clips of rare ... (Read More)
 
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#2
Andy Warhol—Life and Death: Special Anniversary Edition
Gerard Malanga, Ultraviolet, Billy Name, Peter Beard & others. Jean Michel Vecchiet, director.
Studio: Synkronized USA.   Format: 2 DVDs Full screen.
UPC: 873820000396.  Daedalus Item Code: 35804
 
First appearing on French television in 2005 and presented here in English, this documentary profiles Andy Warhol through archival material—including previously unseen photos and film footage—and a ... (Read More)
 
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#3
King George VI: The Man Behind The King's Speech
Tom Hooper, director.
Studio: Revolver Entertainment.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 829461000219.  Daedalus Item Code: 48078
 
The 2011 Academy Award winner for Best Picture, The King's Speech tells the story of the man who never wanted to be king but overcame his personal limitations to save a nation. This ... (Read More)
 
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#4
Hollywood Couples
George Burns & Gracie Allen, Tony Curtis & Janet Leigh, Woody Allen & Mia Farrow, Bruce Willis & Demi Moore, & others.
Studio: Passport Video.   Format: 5 DVDs Full screen.
UPC: 025493539097.  Daedalus Item Code: 35123
 
Gable & Lombard! Tracy & Hepburn! Lucy & Desi! Woody & Mia! Sonny & Cher! These and 20 other tempestuous romantic pairings are featured in this five-disc set of hour-long profiles spotlighting the ... (Read More)
 
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#5
Great Writers—Isaac Bashevis Singer

Studio: Kultur.   Format: DVD Full screen.
UPC: 032031218499.  Daedalus Item Code: 25648
 
Nobel laureate Isaac Bashevis Singer (1904–1991) was a Polish-born American who wrote in the Yiddish language, including a long association with the New York City Yiddish-language newspaper the ... (Read More)
 
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#6
Rafael Kubelik: Music Is My Country—A Portrait
Rafael Kubelik, conductor.
Studio: Arthaus Musik.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 807280072396.  Daedalus Item Code: 25772
 
Kubelík's conducting emphasized melody and a warm orchestral sound, with dance-like rhythms. Daniel Barenboim called him "one of those rare musicians whose human qualities were evident both in music ... (Read More)
 
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#7
King: Man of Peace in a Time of War
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Rev. Jesse Jackson, Colin Powell, Quincy Jones, Hugh Hefner & others.
Studio: Passport Video.   Format: DVD Full screen.
UPC: 025493164558.  Daedalus Item Code: 35131
 
Here is a revealing look at the life of Martin Luther King Jr. filtered through the prism of three major conflicts: the struggle between black and white America, divisiveness within the civil rights ... (Read More)
 
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#8
Cody!: An Evening with Buffalo Bill
Col. Peter Sherayko. Josh Seat & Ted Lange, directors.
Studio: White Star.   Format: DVD Full screen.
UPC: 032031308299.  Daedalus Item Code: 25660
 
A controversial figure often denigrated as a charlatan and a braggart, Buffalo Bill became a legendary figure through dime novels and lost his true identity as William F. Cody, an exemplary military ... (Read More)
 
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#9
Mel Brooks: Make a Noise
Mel Brooks, Matthew Broderick, Cloris Leachman, Carl Reiner, Joan Rivers, Tracey Ullman & others.
Studio: Shout.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 826663140323.  Daedalus Item Code: 38730
 
After more than 60 years in show business, Mel Brooks has earned more major awards than any other living entertainer. This episode of American Masters journeys through the Brooklyn native's ... (Read More)
 
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#10
Dangerous Edge: A Life of Graham Greene
Sir Derek Jacobi, narrator. Thomas P. O'Connor, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887018937.  Daedalus Item Code: 38774
 
British actor Derek Jacobi narrates this portrait of author Graham Greene: a British spy, doubting Catholic, and manic-depressive who wrote such critically acclaimed bestsellers as The Quiet ... (Read More)
 
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