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Grace Kelly: The American Princess
Episode 7 of Hollywood Collection
...Suddenly, like a modern-day fairy tale, Grace Kelly turned her back on it all -- to become Her Serene Highness Princess Grace of Monaco. Now her story is told...
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Henry VI, Part 1
... This production is part of a famous series produced by BBC of all of William Shakespeare's plays. The resulting films, renowned for their loyalty to...
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Henry IV, Part 1
... This production is part of a famous series produced by BBC of all of William Shakespeare's plays. The resulting films, renowned for their loyalty to...
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8 1/2
...Fellini's 8 1/2 ( Otto e mezzo ) turns one man's artistic crisis into a grand epic of the cinema. An early working title for 8 1/2 was "The Beautiful...
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SOS: Save Our Soil
Episode 5 of Food Forward
PBS
The top six inches of soil are the most precious, but least understood, ecosystem on earth -- yet we continue to treat soil like dirt. FOOD FORWARD gets down and dirty with large-scale Midwestern composters, California carbon farmers reversing climate…
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Insurrection
Episode 2 of 1916: The Irish Rebellion
PBS
Episode Two examines the events of Easter Week 1916 on a day-to-day basis. Through the use of graphics and contributions from military historians, viewers are provided with both an insight into particular locations, such as the General Post Office, as…
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European New Wave
Part of the Series: The Story of Film
This is the explosive story of film in the late 50s and 60s. The great movie star Claudia Cardinale talks exclusively about Federico Fellini. In Denmark, Lars Von Trier describes his admiration for Ingmar Bergman, and Bernardo Bertolucci remembers his…
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Althea Gibson - African-American Tennis Player
Part of the Series: American Masters
PBS
This is the story of Althea Gibson (1927-2003), a truant from the rough streets of Harlem, who emerged as the unlikely queen of the highly segregated tennis world in the 1950s. She was the first African American to play and…
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Jackie Robinson Part 2
Part of the Series: Jackie Robinson
PBS
Robinson uses his fame to speak out against injustice, alienating many who had once lauded him for "turning the other cheek." After baseball, he seeks ways to fight inequality, but as he faces a crippling illness, he struggles to remain…
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The Common Cause
Part of the Series: The Roosevelts
PBS
"The Common Cause" 1939-1944 By the late summer of 1939, Franklin Delano Roosevelt is halfway through his second term in office. Both he and Eleanor are tired and looking forward to retirement, but when Germany invades Poland on September 2,…
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The City and the World - 1945-2000
Part of the Series: American Experience: New York
PBS
In exploring the social, economic and physical forces that swept through the city in the post-war period, Episode Seven examines the great African-American migration and Puerto Rican immigration of the '40s, '50s, and '60s; the beginnings of white flight and…
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Henry V
... This production is part of a famous series produced by BBC of all of William Shakespeare's plays. The resulting films, renowned for their loyalty to...
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Antony & Cleopatra
... This production is part of a famous series produced by BBC of all of William Shakespeare's plays. The resulting films, renowned for their loyalty to...
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War Comes to America
... 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...
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Offshore - The End of Banking Secrecy
While managers of Swiss banks in the USA ruefully apologize for their tax evasions practices and customer data is disclosed to the American authorities, Rudolf Elmer, former auditor at bank Julius Bar, is indicted for violating the Swiss banking secrecy…
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Be Here Now: The Andy Whitfield Story - An Actor Battles Cancer with the Help of His Family
Winner of the Audience Award for Best Documentary at the Los Angeles Film Festival, BE HERE NOW (THE ANDY WHITFIELD STORY) is a love story that follows actor Andy Whitfield, of Spartacus television fame, and his wife, Vashti, as they…
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We Need to Talk About Kevin
In this Golden Globe -nominated psychological thriller, Oscar-winner Tilda Swinton plays Eva, the mother to her deeply disturbed son Kevin (Ezra Miller). Eva contends with her clueless husband (John C. Reilly) and her son's malevolent ways as the narrative builds…
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The Camden 28
Summer, 1971. Protests against the Vietnam war are spreading across America. In Camden, New Jersey, a group of 28 activists, mostly conscientious objectors from the Catholic left, plan to break into a local draft board office and destroy records -…
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A Perfect Candidate
Sometimes horrifying, often hilarious, A PERFECT CANDIDATE is a twisted journey into the underbelly of American politics. In 1994 former Marine Oliver North re-emerged from the Iran-Contra scandal to run for the U.S Senate. In the hotly contested race between…
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Loyal Americans
Part of the Series: The Italian Americans
PBS
A second generation of Italian Americans begins to enter the labor movement, politics, sports and entertainment. Fiorello LaGuardia beats Tammany Hall, the Irish Political machine in New York, to become Mayor and represent the "little guy." Joe DiMaggio, the son…
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