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How the world made America

DVD

"Everyone knows America is the land of immigrants, but how much do we really know about what drove those migrations in the first place? How The World Made America uncovers the great forces in history that set mankind in motion and helped shape the world...

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Rod Taylor

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The late Australian actor, Rod Taylor, whose most recent role was in Quentin Tarantinos Inglourious Basterds, was a versatile and popular leading man, equally adept at romantic comedy, adventure and dramatic roles. Taylors rugged on-screen and off-screen...

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Ice road truckers. The complete season eleven

DVD

As the Ice Road Truckers head into Season 11, a tragedy has shaken them to the core the loss of their brother-inarms, Montana Legend Darrell Ward. In the wake of his passing, Darrells business partner Lisa Kelly once again joins forces with rival trucking...

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American pickers. Divide & conquer

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In small towns and along America's back roads, treasures are waiting to be uncovered. Valuable relics from our history are hidden in junk piles, buried in barns and stacked in garages. It takes experts to find them - and turn dust and rust into riches....

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The war

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The War, a seven-part documentary series directed and produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, explores the history and horror of the Second World War from an American perspective by following the fortunes of so-called ordinar men and women who become caught...

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The Civil War

Blu-ray

Ken Burns' Emmy Award-winning epic documentary, digitally enhanced, features never-before-seen interviews, commentary from Ken Burns, a sixteen-page collector's booklet and more. It tells the story of a country that had to divide itself in two in order...

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Survivor series 2017

DVD

The 31st annual Survivor Series featuring a first ever Champion vs. Champion match between Brock Lesnar and AJ Styles. Survivor Series is the one time a year where it's RAW vs. SmackDown in head to head competition. John Cena also returns in the 5 on...

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American titans.

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"Rockefeller, Carnegie, Edison, Tesla, Hearst and Pulitzer: their legacies live on down through the ages, emblazoned on museums, universities, banks, charities and the richest of American real estate. Ferocious drive, innovation and often sheer recklessness...

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Mountain

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Only three centuries ago, setting out to climb a mountain would have been considered close to lunacy. The idea scarcely existed that wild landscapes might hold any sort of attraction. Mountains were places of peril, not beauty. How then have mountains...

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The amazing world of automobiles

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"An in-depth programme about our most incredible, inspiring and varied mode of transport: the automobile. From the very early years and first developments, through to the most powerful and technologically advanced vehicles of the modern day, this is a...

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Planet food. Lebanon

DVD

"For centuries, the ports of Lebanon dominated the trade routes between Europe, the Middle East, China and India. In this episode, our intrepid gastronaut finds a world of heavily spiced lamb, cooling salads, deliciously strong wines from and sweet pastries...

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Dance moms. Season 7, collection 2

DVD

With Abby Lee Miller's future uncertain, guest choreographers Cheryl Burke, Lauriann Gibson, Aisha Francis and Miranda Maleski step in to help lead the girls to victory. With the clock ticking, the mums are desperate to know what Abby's plans are for...

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A view from space

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"This is planet earth as few have seen before, filmed in high definition by astronauts on the space shuttle. One hour of extraordinary visual space scenery, coupled with eight separate one hour soundtracks of the world's most treasured classical music...

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Tim Marlow on-- the highlights of the new Tate Modern

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"Art critic Tim Marlow guides us round the highlights of the New Tate Modern. In his accessible and intelligent style, Marlow dissects great works by Dali, Pollock, Bacon and Magritte, amongst others. He also highlights displays which are centred around...

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Storage war$

DVD

When the storage doors open, our favourite treasure hunters jostle, needle and cajole one another to get their hands on the best stuff. Here, abandoned lockers are a hot commodity, cash is king, and the art of storage buying has never been more valuable....

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2017 Australian Muscle Car Masters

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Relive all the action from the 2017 Australian Muscle Car Masters at Sydney Motorsport Park. This almost two-hour DVD includes race highlights from an all-star muscle car racing line up, including Heritage Touring Cars (Group C and A) Australia Trans-Am,...

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Miracle landing on the Hudson

DVD

It was one of the most amazing events in aviation history. After colliding with a flock of birds, both engines on Flight US1549 failed, forcing the pilot to attempt a landing on New York?s Hudson River. Landing the plane was only half the battle; once...

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Power series

DVD

"If you're looking for a workout system to obliterate fat, combat aches and pains, and build ripped, rock-hard muscle then you've met your match! Enter center ring and join WWE champion and Superstar legend Triple H for a total-body challenge that will...

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Killing fields. Scene of the crime

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Across America, there are isolated places that appear untouched. In these desolate and sprawling areas known as killing fields dozens of deaths remain mysteries, baffling anyone daring enough to investigate. Discovery Channel will return to the Louisiana...

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The war

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Tells the story of ordinary people in four quintessentially American towns - Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama; Sacramento, California; and Luverne, Minnesota - and examines the ways in which the Second World War touched the lives of every family...

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All together now

DVD

"An 84 minute film charting the creation of the Love show"-- Container.

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NXT. From secret to sensation

DVD

"NXT is the brand where WWE Superstars compete before appearing on Raw and SmackDown Live and is responsible for producing some of the greatest talent and most successful champions in WWE. Hear from current and former NXT Superstars themselves, as we...

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Counting cars. The fast and the ridiculous.

DVD

Danny 'The Count' Koker is a Las Vegas legend who acquires, restores and customises classic cars and motorcycles. From vintage Thunderbirds and classic Corvettes to souped-up Harleys and tricked-out trikes, when Danny sees a ride he wants, whether it's...

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Misfit garage. Season four.

DVD

"Misfit Garage follows the crew at Fired Up Garage – Thomas Weeks, Tom Smith, Jordan Butler, Kevin Clark, John Klump and Josh Paris – mechanics who joined forces to create their own hot rod start-up rivalling FAST N’ LOUD’s Richard Rawlings and his mega-successful...

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The free man

DVD

Olympic freestyle skier, Jossi Wells, takes up the challenge of new extreme sports in which he has no experience at all.

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Country buck$. Season 1

DVD

"Owners of a 55,000-acre ranch and a prosperous hunting gear company-- with goods ranging from deer feed to archery weapons-- The Busbice family and their crew aren't just a few Louisiana good ole boys; they're a multimillion-dollar team. The Country...

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Street outlaws. New Orleans

DVD

As the new season begins for the racers, Kye is on a mission to take back the number one spot from Scott Taylor. Kelley upgraded his 92 Camaro, The Shocker, with a new engine, hoping to beat the new modifications on Taylors 92 Cutlass, John Doe. As the...

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Heroes of the Somme

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The Heroes of the Somme uses original archive from the Western Front to uncover the stories of seven of the men whose remarkable bravery won them the Victoria Cross, Britain's most prized military medal. World War One's Somme Offensive was fought in North...

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The Civil War

DVD

Ken Burns's Emmy Award-winning documentary brings to life America's most destructive and defining conflict. The Civil War is the saga of celebrated generals and ordinary soldiers, a heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself...

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No mercy ;

DVD

No mercy: Brock Lesnar defends the Universal Championship against Braun Strowman plus Roman Reigns battles John Cena in a WrestleMania size match! Hell in a cell: Surrounded by pain, suffering and unforgiving steel, the conflict between Smack-Down Live...

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30 years of survivor series

DVD

"On Thanksgiving Day, thirty years ago, WWE's second pay-per-view event was born with a new twist. In the early days, teams of five strived to survive. Over the course of the next three decades, Survivor Series evolved into one of the greatest spectacles...

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Jerry Lewis

DVD

"Since the early days, Jerry Lewis - in the line of Chaplin, Keaton and Laurel - had the masses laughing with his visual gags, pantomime sketches and signature slapstick humor. Yet Lewis was far more than just a clown. He was also a groundbreaking filmmaker...

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Tarzan revisited

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After his first appearance in 1912 in an American pulp magazine, Edgar Rice Burroughs literary character Tarzan became one of the most significant pop culture characters of the 20th century and the first quintessential superhero. Published in over 20...

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Ever the land

DVD

"EVER THE LAND explores the sublime bond between people and their land through the landmark design and construction of a unique "Living Building" by one of Aotearoa New Zealand's most passionately independent Maori tribes, Ngai Tuhoe. For 150 years, longstanding...

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Michelangelo

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"The spectacular sculptures and paintings of Michelangelo seem so familiar to us, but what do we really know about this renaissance genius? Who was this ambitious and passionate man? Spanning his 89 years, Michelangelo: Love and Death takes a cinematic...

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Leslie Sansone just walk. Walk at home

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This is where Leslie shows you the Top 10 walk moves and teaches you how to boost each one. After that, you can dive right into the 5 milesin any way that you like. You can walk a gentle mile and then a boosted mile. You can walk two miles without boosting...

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Joe & Caspar hit the road

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Caspar gets his first taste of real work--BIG time!--as Joe sets a mega challenge: Can Caspar work his way across Europe and earn enough money to survive--with Joe by his side? ... Oh yeah ... and a film crew too! No phones, No credit cards: Let the Adventures...

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NRL Premier's 2017. Melbourne Storm. Sunday 1 october, 2017

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Sit back and enjoy the historic 2017 NRL Telstra Premiership Grand Final with this exclusive Premiers DVD, featuring the full match replay along with the presentation ceremony and team celebrations.

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Seth Rollins

DVD

The Architect, Seth Rollins, is a master inside the squared circle, from his early days in FCW, to becoming the first NXT Champion, to his WWE debut with the Shield and eventually attaining the WWE World Heavyweight Championship, watch all of his greatest...

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Chasing Trane

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Profiles the life and career of legendary jazz saxophonist John Coltrane.

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Battle of China

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Depicts Japanese warlords controlled aggression against China and the land of the rising sun's plans for world conquest, using Chinese manpower and resources as the springboard. Describes Chinese history and development of the compass, printing, astronomy,...

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Into the void

DVD

" Deep in the caverns of a 1990s practice room lurks one of New Zealand's loudest and least respectful art-noise-rock-heavy metal bands. Made up of heavy drinking and smoking noise punks, they are also some of the country's most well known artists. Although...

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Leslie Sansone walk, just walk at home. Walking off the pounds

DVD

Walking this way burns calories and tones muscle to help flatten your belly, firm your behind, slim your arms and supercharge your energy.

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Jane Fonda triple pack

DVD

"Jane Fonda's Workouts revolutionized the fitness industry and this collection brings together 3 of her impressive Prime Time workout series, aimed at older exercisers or those who are new to fitness"--All Interactive.

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Revenge body with Khloé Kardashian. Season 1

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According to Khloé Kardashian, looking great is always the best revenge. That's why she's mentoring men and women who have been dumped, are trying to mend relationships, or are facing any of life's other tough challenges. She's giving them the chance...

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Detroit steel

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Today, Detroit is rebounding, and leading the charge is third generation auto man Adam Genei and his company Mobsteel as they take vintage cars and turn them into modern day machines. Together with his “right hand man” Steve-O and his tough-as-nails wife...

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Diana in her own words

DVD

On the 20th anniversary of Princess Diana’s tragic death, this feature-length documentary explores her life and unpacks the hours that led up to the car crash that killed her in a Paris tunnel in August 1997.

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I am not your Negro

DVD

Using James Baldwin's unfinished final manuscript, Remember This House, this documentary follows the lives and successive assassinations of three of the author's friends, Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr., delving into the legacy of these...

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Fast n' loud. Million dollar monkeys

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With the Barrett-Jackson Northeast auction on the horizon, motor masterminds Richard Rawlings, Aaron Kaufman and the Gas Monkey crew must work quickly to turn this beat-up car into a hot classic. If they can finish in time, Richard will be able to bring...

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Ancient aliens. Season ten.

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On this season of Ancient Aliens, we uncover more astonishing new evidence of extra-terrestrial intervention on Earth than ever before, including an aluminium object that resembles the foot of a lunar lander... but inexplicably dates to over 40,000 years...

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My year with Helen

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With unique access to high-ranking candidate Helen Clark, award-winning filmmaker Gaylene Preston casts a wry eye on proceedings as the United Nations turns itself inside-out choosing a new Secretary-General. Her cameras explore the cracks between the...

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The 5th eye

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"A farmer, teacher and priest undertake a daring mission to deflate a giant radome at the Waihopai spy base in protest at New Zealand’s involvement in the US-led wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. An internet millionaire’s mansion is raided sparking an investigation...

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Hell on Earth

DVD

"From the makers of the Oscar-nominated film Restrepo, Sebastian Junger and Nick Quested chronicle Syria's decent into unbridled chaos that allowed the rise of the Islamic State. Pulling from nealy 1,000 hours of stunningly visceral footage, they capture...

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All for one

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ALL FOR ONE follows the first five years of the GreenEDGE cycling journey. United by their renegade spirit and a determination to win against substantial odds, these riders take on the international circuit. The film offers unique insights into the first...

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Kedi

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Hundreds of thousands of cats roam the metropolis of Istanbul freely. For thousands of years they've wandered in and out of people's lives, becoming an essential part of the communities that make the city so rich. Claiming no owners, these animals live...

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Hangar 1 Season one.

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On Hangar 1, for the first time ever, HISTORY® has been given complete access to all the case files and physical evidence collected by The Mutual UFO Network (MUFON). Founded in 1969, MUFON is the most respected organisation dedicated to investigating...

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American Ripper

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"At age 40, California attorney Jeff Mudgett is stunned to learn a gruesome family secret; his great-great-grandfather was Herman H. Mudgett, a.k.a Dr. H. H. Holmes, the man considered to be America's first serial killer. Obsessed with learning more,...

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Street outlaws. Small tires, big dreams.

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"Street Outlaws is a driver’s seat view into the world of American illegal street racing. From a 1969 Chevy Nova to an incognito, race-ready farm truck – and everything in between – these street demons take their racing very seriously. They are constantly...

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Iron resurrection. Season one

DVD

"No matter the type – busted bikes or rusted out roadsters – every vehicle deserves a second chance to shine. Outside Austin, Texas mechanical master Joe Martin, his wife Amanda, his best friend Jayson “Shag” Arrington and their team at Martin Bros Customs...

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Propaganda

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This episode provides an intriguing look at the part played by propaganda as governments struggled the gain the upper hand in the war away from battlefield. Methods were sometimes less than subtle, or in some cases, non-existent. Josef Goebbels was the...

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Tim Marlow on ... Henry Moore at Kew

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Tim Marlow provides a tour of the highlights of 'Henry Moore at Kew', the largest exhibition of its kind ever staged in London, looking at Moore's major themes and also interviewing sculptor Sir Anthony Caro, who was once Moore's assistant and has inherited...

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Yoga for beginners

DVD

Build strength, increase flexibility, calm your mind, and revitalize your body with yoga.

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Divide & conquer

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Hitler had already made great strides in his conquest of Europe. Czechoslovakia, Holland and Poland had already been lost when Hitler concentrated his efforts on France and her Allies. With the defeat of the French, British troops were forced to retreat...

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Prelude to war

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The first film recounts the Japanese incursion into Manchuria, the Italian conquest of Ethiopia, and the beginnings of the Nazi takeover in Eastern Europe.

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The Nazi strike

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A documentary film record of Germany's preparation for war, the conquest of Austria and Czechoslovakia, and the attack upon Poland.

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War comes to America

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Part VII of the “Why We Fight” series of wartime documentaries. This entry attempts to describe the factors leading up to America's entry into the Second World War. War Comes To America shows how the pattern of Axis aggression turned the American people...

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Snow Petrel down under

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Snow Petrel down under is the unique journey of the Tucker's Matt, his brother Ben and father Jon as they set sail from Tasmania, Australia in Ben's yacht Snow Petrel. Their final destination is Commonwealth Bay Antarctica, named the Home of the Blizzard...

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The best of Hyundai country calendar. 2017, vol 1

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"Our crews have enjoyed another great year travelling around New Zealand to bring you stories of inspiring and committed rural people. Now it’s time to share some of our favourites. Among those you will meet in this collection are farmers coping with...

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Conor McGregor

DVD

This special documentary enters the high-stakes world of the UFC as it follows ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor over the most important six months of his fighting career. An all-access look into the life of a sporting icon featuring all new, neve before...

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Deadliest catch. Season 13

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Over the past 12 years, the veteran captains of Deadliest Catch thought they'd seen it all but this year proves to be like no other on record. Generations of fishermen have made a hard living setting out of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, one of the nation's most...

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Notes on blindness

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After losing his sight in the early 1980s, John Hull knew that if he didn't learn to understand blindness, it would destroy him. He began keeping an audio diary.

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Leonardo

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A remarkable event occurred at London's National Gallery when the largest ever collection of Leonardo's surviving paintings was assembled for a unique exhibition Leonardo da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Milan. Art historian and broadcaster Tim Marlow...

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Painting the modern garden

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This film journeys from the gallery to the gardens which inspired the paintings. It explores how twentieth century artists designed and cultivated their private gardens to explore color and form which would translate into their art.

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89

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This documentary will tell the story of Arsenal's greatest triumph - the 1988-89 season in which Arsenal emerged as First Division champions against all odds. It's triumph that changed the culture, not just of the sport, but of Britain. The story spawned...

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Summerslam. 2017

DVD

Get fired up for the biggest event of the summer, as the Superstars of Monday Night RAW and SmackDown LIVE take to the ring for WWE SummerSlam! Brock Lesnar defends the Universal Championship against Roman Reigns, Samoa Joe, and Braun Strowman in a Fatal...

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Nazi megastructures. 4

DVD

High-tech superguns. Weapons of mass destruction. In the quest for world domination, the Nazis built some of the biggest and deadliest pieces of military hardware and malevolent technology in history. These weapons changed the face of modern warfare forever....

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An inconvenient sequel

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A decade after An Inconvenient Truth brought climate change into the heart of popular culture comes the follow-up that shows just how close people are to a real energy revolution.

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I, Claude Monet

DVD

Using letters and other private writings I, Claude Monet reveals new insight into the man who painted Impression, Sunrise, the picture that gave birth to impressionism, and who became perhaps the most influential artist of the 19th and early 20th centuries....

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