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Larnelle live in Nashville.
cover imageA night to be remembered as over a thousand guests gathered to witness a truly inspiring performance by Larnelle Harris, joined by Sandi Patty, Steve Green, Steve Amerson, and the Nashville Choir and Strings.


The Fred Astaire Jane Powell collection! [2-disc set].
cover imageSix films starring Fred Astaire and Jane Powell.


Stalag 17
cover imageA group of American G.I.s in a POW camp suspect a spy is among them.


Accused. Series 2 [2-disc set]
One by one, defendants are led into court to face their fate. Willy and Frankie, Helen and Liam, family man Kenny and seventeen-year-old Stephen are ordinary people, or so it seems. Are they innocent or guilty? Will the jury make the right decision? From the writer of Cracker and The Street, winner of two international Emmys, the British anthology series pulls viewers in as the tension builds.


New York : a documentary film. Episode 1. Country and the city, 1609-1825
cover image"This dramatic and lyrical first episode chronicles the rise of New York from its settlement by the Dutch in the early 17th century through the explosion of commercial growth sparked by the completion of the Erie Canal in 1825. Beginning with a consideration of themes to be explored throughout the entire series, the episode goes on to treat five crucial chapters in New York's fascinating early history: the defining role the Dutch played in establishing the city's character, the impact of the British empire and the horrors of slavery, New York's strange and fateful role in the American Revolution, its brief tenure as the nation's capital, and the extraordinary burst of entrepreneurial energy that in the early 19th century launched it on its course to becoming the greatest city on earth."--Container.


New York : a documentary film. Episode 2. Order and disorder, [1825-1865].
cover image"The second episode chronicles the rise of New York from merchant city to industrial metropolis as the commercial revolution triggered by the Erie Canal transforms every aspect of life in the city. As the immigrant population explodes and social problems of every kind emerge on the streets of Manhattan, the outlines of a modern mass metropolis begin to appear--including imaginative visions of the city's future, from Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass to Frederick Law Olmsted's Central Park. By 1860, every tension in America can be felt on the streets of New York, now the most powerful--and divided--city in the nation. The episode comes to a stunning climax during the Civil War, as the worst civil disturbance in the nation's history breaks out in New York: the catastrophic Draft Riots of 1863."--Container.


New York : a documentary film. Episode 3. Sunshine and shadow, 1865-1898
cover image"The third episode chronicles the history of New York during the giddy decades following the Civil War--what Mark Twain called 'the Gilded Age.' During this period, New York grows at a staggering rate--demographically, geographically, and financially--building on its position as the commercial and cultural capital of America to become the headquarters of an entirely new corporate economy. Along the way, the city takes on enormous physical challenges (including the building of the Brooklyn Bridge), sees the rise of Tammany Hall and Boss Tweed, and finally confronts the terrible conditions of its slums through the stunning photographs of Jacob Riis. By the end of the episode, New York has become home to the world's greatest concentration of poverty--a vast chasm it is not yet able to address. The episode ends with the consolidation of the five boroughs to form Greater New York on January 1, 1898."--Container.


New York : a documentary film. Episode 6. City of tomorrow, 1929-1941
cover image"The sixth episode chronicles the dramatic and increasingly fateful events following the crash of 1929--as the greatest depression in American history plunged the city and nation into economic gloom. In little more than ten years, immense new forces were unleashed in New York, as two of the most remarkable New Yorkers of all time came to the fore--Fiorello La Guardia and Robert Moses--attempting to create in the darkest of times a bold new city of the future. Charting the demise of Mayor Jimmy Walker and the ascendancy of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal, this pivotal episode traces the fate of Harlem during the depression; the complex impact of the automobile on the city; and the immense public works projects that permanently altered the landscape of New York--from the Triborough Bridge and La Guardia Airport to the 1939 World's Fair--an eerily prophetic blueprint for a 'World of Tomorrow,' radically unlike the city that was its home."--Container.


New York : a documentary film. Episode 4. Power and the people, 1898-1918
cover image"In this pivotal fourth episode, the forces of capitalism and democracy in New York come to a stunning crescendo, as the city's tremendous industrial engine draws in people from around the world--tripling New York's population in less than a single lifetime. Transformed by their experience in the new world, the immigrants in turn transform the city in extraordinary ways--physically, culturally, and, in the end, politically. In addition to the epic story of immigration--the greatest movement of peoples in world history--the episode treats the building of the subway system, the construction of Penn Station and Grand Central Terminal, and, on Wall Street, the creation of the world's first skyscrapers. The film comes to a stunning climax with the horror of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, and the reform legislation passed in the aftermath, which would become the template for the New Deal."--Container.


New York : a documentary film. Episode 5. Cosmopolis, 1919-1931
cover image"Nearly a century-and-a-half of capitalist growth and astonishing demographic and physical transformation comes to an extraordinary climax during the roaring twenties, as New York finishes assembling the components of a mass consumer society, and becomes the cultural capital of the world. Themes of democracy and capitalism are brought to a moving zenith during the period, as New York's hybrid cultural style mixes high culture and low, black culture and white, in a new and distinctively American form, that is manufactured in New York and distributed to the rest of the world. As new media and new 'clean' industries like radio, magazine publishing, advertising and public relations make their home in a new area of town--midtown--New York embarks on its most frenzied bout of speculative capitalism yet. The film concludes with the skyscraper war, the stock market rise, the Crash, and--in the deafening silence that followed--the building of the Empire State Building, the greatest icon on the New York skyline."--Container.


New York : a documentary film. Episode 8. The center of the world, 1946-2003
cover image"The eighth episode of the award-winning series New York: A Documentary Film chronicles the rise and fall of the World Trade Center, whose epic fifty-year history sheds new light on every theme and issue in the city's long march to the center of the world. Propelled forward in the 1960s by the immense power of David and Nelson Rockefeller and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the world's two tallest buildings would rise despite political controversy, daunting engineering challenges, withering critical scorn and the threat of financial disaster. In the end, a spectacular 45-minute escapade by a high-wire artist named Philippe Petit and New York's astonishing renaissance would transform the towers into a worldwide icon--the ultimate symbol of an economic system that had come to dominate much of the planet. The episode comes to a climax with the harrowing events of September 11, 2001--and the extraordinary response of the city's people to the worst crisis in their history."--Container.


New York : a documentary film. Episode 7. The city and the world, 1945-2000
cover image"The story of New York comes to a stunning crescendo in the seventh episode of the series, which chronicles the turbulent and often harrowing years from 1945 to 2000. Emerging from the Depression and the Second World War as the most powerful metropolis on earth--a stature confirmed by its selection as the home of the brand new United Nations--the city will soon be confronting urban woes of unprecedented proportions--and fighting for its very existence. Exploring the complex social, economic and physical forces that swept through New York in the post-war period, the episode treats the great African American and Puerto Rican in-migrations; the beginnings of white flight and suburbanization; and the massive physical changes wrought by highways and urban renewal--directed in New York by one man: Robert Moses. The episode comes to a climax with the destruction of Penn Station, the battle over the Lower Manhattan Expressway, the social and fiscal crises of the 1960s and 70s--and the city's miraculous revival in the last quarter-century."--Container.


Of, by, for
cover image"A journey across America’s Route 66 finds a country united in disappointment with the status quo in Washington. Citizens from all walks of life discuss money in politics, divisive campaign tactics, broken promises and the helpless feeling that as the election nears they must choose between the lesser of two evils. Of By For features in-depth analysis and candid conversations with some of the country’s most notable politicians, campaign consultants and psychologists. Uncovering the powerful interests that corrode our political system and divide the people, Of By For finds that hope for real change still exists – we've just been looking in all the wrong places." Cover note.


Walk away the pounds for your week
cover imageFive complete Leslie Sansone workouts on one dvd.


Reefer madness
cover imageWhen originally produced in 1938, this was a sincere exploration of the evils of marijuana. Over time, it has become classic camp. High school kids get hooked on marijuana, which leads to wild behavior, accidents and ultimately death and murder.


Halloweentown high
cover imageTo prove that humans have changed since the "dark times", Marnie invites Halloweentown teenagers to her school. When an evil knight shows up to destroy all things magical, Marnie must save her friends and her own magic.


Frank Lloyd Wright
cover imageUses interviews and archival footage to tell the story of the melodramatic life and stunning architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright. Discusses some of the 800+ buildings designed by Wright, including the Guggenheim Museum, the Johnson Wax Building, Fallingwater, Unity Temple, and Taliesin. Examines how Wright's buildings and ideas changed the way we live, work, and see the world around us. Documents the turbulence of Wright's personal life, including his three marriages, financial troubles, and many scandals.


Dogs decoded : understanding the human-dog relationship
cover imageDogs have been domesticated for longer than any other animal on the planet, and humans have developed a unique relationship with these furry friends. New research is revealing what dog lovers have suspected all along, that dogs have an uncanny ability to read and respond to human emotions. How did this incredible relationship between humans and dogs come to be? And how can dogs, so closely related to fearsome wild wolves, behave so differently? It's all in the genes.


Peep and the big wide world. Seasons of adventure
cover imageFollow a newly hatched chicken named Peep and his friends Chirp and Quack (a robin and a duck) on their daily adventures. They live in 'the big wide world,' a place of great wonder and mystery, a place they are forever eager to explore. Celebrate being curious, being adventurous, and, for at least one character, being a duck.


Cold in July
cover imageAfter killing a home invader in self defense, an East Texas man finds his family's life in danger when the dead man's father, a ruthless ex-con, rolls into town seeking revenge.


Will you still love me tomorrow?
cover imageIntroverted optometrist Weichung begins to question his marriage with his wife Feng, upon learning of her desire to have another baby. At his sister's engagement party, Weichung bumps into an old friend, Stephen, a wedding photographer who, though also married, is living the high life of a younger, single gay man. When Stephen teases Weichung for his newly straightlaced lifestyle, dormant emotions are awakened in Weichung, setting him off on a quest for true romance and desire.


Service : when women come marching home
"Service portrays the courage of the women in service and once they have left the military; the horrific traumas they faced, the inadequate care they often receive on return and the large and small accomplishments the women work mightily to achieve. Through compelling portraits, we watch these women wrestle with prosthetics, homelessness, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Military Sexual Trauma."--Container.


The naked face
cover imageDr. Judd Stevens, an affluent Chicago doctor, suddenly finds himself trapped in a waking nightmare, surrounded by shadowy figures bent on his destruction. Who are these mysterious figures and what are their sinister motives? As the mystery deepens, the web tightens around him, and when the police appear to have deserted him, Dr. Stevens is forced to confront his would-be assassins alone.


Batman returns
cover imageBatman battles against the villains Catwoman and Penguin and crooked businessman-turned-mayoral candidate Max Schreck in Gotham City.


Thomas & friends. The Christmas engines
cover imageThomas and his friends are in holly, jolly Christmas spirits, ready to be Santa's engine helpers. Percy brings holiday fun to Reg at the scrap yard, while Duncan tries to overcome his bah humbug attitude. Thomas clears the snowy tracks so Connor can race passengers home in time for the holiday. James causes confusion and delay helping Duck get unstuck, as an old friend returns to Sodor bringing Percy the perfect gift.


Star Wars rebels. Spark of rebellion.
cover imageFrom the ashes of the Old Republic, an unlikely band of heroes emerges to renew the fight for freedom. Witness the epic debut of the riveting animated series, in this full-length, must-own movie, now on DVD for the first time ever! Five years before the events of Star Wars IV: A New Hope, the reigning evil Empire continues to tighten its grip of power and fear throughout the cosmos.


The soul man. Season two [2-disc set]
cover imageBoyce 'The Voice' Ballantine was an R&B star living the life, until he got 'the calling' to become a preacher. Relocating from Las Vegas to St. Louis with his family, Reverend Boyce and his family have to get used to some changes. Not quite ready to give up their superstar lifestyles, wife Lolli and daughter Lyric have some trouble settling down.


The princess and the pirate
cover imageA seventeenth-century entertainer (Bob Hope), exiled from England and shipped to America, falls in love with a princess who is kidnapped by pirates.


Lovejoy. Series 3 [4-disc set]
cover imageIn series three, Lovejoy's personal and professional worlds collide like never before.


Fedora
cover imageA film producer travels to the Greek isles to coax a Garbo-like screen idol out of seclusion. But the deeper he infiltrates the remote villa, evading an overprotective countess and a mysterious plastic surgeon, the closer he comes to discovering the terrible secret behind the actress's timeless beauty.


The newsroom. The complete second season [3-disc set]
cover imageThe Newsroom takes a behind-the-scenes look at a high-rated cable-news program at the fictional ACN Network, focusing on the on and off camera lives of its acerbic anchor, a new executive producer, and their newsroom staff.


The purge : anarchy
cover imageThe New Founders of America invite you to celebrate your annual right to Purge. Writer/director James DeMonaco returns to craft the next terrifying chapter of dutiful citizens preparing for their country's yearly twelve hours of anarchy.


Persecuted.
cover imageNationally acclaimed evangelist John Luther is the last obstacle in the way of sweeping religious reform in the States. When a U.S. Senator frames him in the murder of an innocent girl, an era of persecution is unleashed. Out on bail, Luther escapes surveillance in search of the truth. Luther vows to expose anyone involved with the girl's murder. It's a mission that brings him face-to-face with the coming storm of persecution that will threaten the entire Christian community in America.


The Fluffy movie
cover imageGabriel 'Fluffy' Iglesias, the world-famous Hawaiian-shirt-clad comedian, takes viewers on a joke-filled journey into his life in this nonstop laugh fest. The funnyman delves into subjects such as the joys of parenting a teen, the similarities between India and Mexico, and more hilarious observations, while also providing fans with special backstage access and exclusive never-before-seen footage from his sold-out Unity Through Laughter tour.


Married with children. seasons five and six [4-disc set]
cover image"Now you can enjoy even more of the outrageous, loud-mouthed family, the Bundys, in seasons 5 and 6."--Cover note.


The scribbler
cover image"Suki, a young woman confronting her destructive mental illness using "The Siamese Burn," an experimental machine designed to eliminate multiple personalities. The closer Suki comes to being "cured," the more she is haunted by a thought: what if the last unwanted identity turns out to be her?"--Container.


Beneath the harvest sky
cover imageCasper and Dominic have been fiercely loyal friends since childhood. Desperate for a way out of their quiet town on the Maine-Canada border, the boys make a pact to pool their earnings on a car and hit the road. But when Casper is drawn into drug smuggling with his outlaw father to pay his share, their friendship is pushed to the brink and adult choices forced on them all too soon.


Life after Beth
cover imageZach is devastated after his girlfriend Beth dies unexpectedly. After Beth suddenly and mysteriously returns to life, Zach is overjoyed to have the second chance to prove his love for her. But when Beth starts developing some bizarre tendencies, including a rather disturbing taste for flesh, Zach has to confront facts. Can love survive among the living dead? Find out in this hilariously funny zom- com.


Craft in America. Service
cover imageThis episode of the PBS series Craft in America looks at the relationship between craft and the military, and profiles five practicing artisans who either were veterans or whose work honors them. Artisans covered in the program are: Ehren Tool, Gulf War veteran, who makes clay cups that draw attention to the realities of war and its consequences; Judas Recendez, Iraq War veteran who practiced ceramics at the Army Arts and Crafts Center and went on to get a BA in Fine Arts at the Corcoran College of Art + Design; Peter Voulkos, celebrated ceramic artist, who served in World War II, and earned his art degree through the G.I. Bill; Pam DeLuco, who created a book that presents the experiences of women veterans; Eugene Burks, Jr., a member of "the Old Guard", the Army's oldest active duty regiment, who makes leather horse tack for the caissons that transport the remains of fallen soldiers to Arlington National Cemetery.


Care Bears. Belly badge rock
cover imageIt's all music and cheer until Harmony Bear loses her singing voice before the big show, and Kaylee, a visitor to Care-a-lot, stops playing her instrument because of a bully. Perhaps a bit of Care Bears courage will save the day? Then, when Funshine Bear and Grumpy Bear realize they have a wild child on the loose, and Wonderheart Bear tells a few little lies, the bears discover how important it is to have good manners and always tell the truth.


Sex tape
cover imageJay and Annie are a married couple still very much in love, but ten years and two kids have cooled the passion. To get it back, they decide to make a video of themselves trying out every position in "The Joy of Sex" in one marathon three-hour session. It seems like a great idea, until they discover that their most private video has gone public. In a panic, they begin a wild night of adventure to reclaim their video, their reputation, their sanity, and, most importantly, their marriage.


My little pony Equestria girls. Rainbow rocks.
cover imageCanterlot High is hosting a musical showcase and Rainbow Dash, Applejack, Pinkie Pie, Rarity, and Fluttershy are going to be performing with their new band, The Rainbooms. But when a new girl group, The Dazzlings, arrives at CHS, they convince everyone to turn the friendly showcase into a Battle of the Bands. As tensions mount between the competing musical acts, a reformed Sunset Shimmer realizes that the Dazzlings may not be ordinary girls and are after something far more sinister.


How we got to now [2-disc set]
cover imageJoin best-selling author Steven Johnson to hear extraordinary stories behind remarkable ideas that made modern life possible, the unsung heroes who brought them about, and the unexpected and bizarre consequences each of these innovations triggered.


Egypt unwrapped.
cover imagePrograms Include: The Real Ramses, The Pyramid Code, Secrets of the Sphinx, Alexander the Great's Lost Tomb, The Real Cleopatra, Secrets of the Valley of the Kings. The Scorpion King, Mystery of the Screaming Man.


Accused. Series 1 [2-disc set]
One by one, defendants are led into court to face their fate. Willy and Frankie, Helen and Liam, family man Kenny and seventeen-year-old Stephen are ordinary people, or so it seems. Are they innocent or guilty? Will the jury make the right decision? From the writer of Cracker and The Street, winner of two international Emmys, the British anthology series pulls viewers in as the tension builds.


A coffee in Berlin
cover imageNiko is having a tough morning. He's broken up with his girlfriend, been cut off from his monthly allowance, and was just declared "emotionally unstable" by a court-appointed psychologist. If only he could find a decent cup of coffee. Painting an eventful day-in-the-life of a twenty-something law school dropout, A Coffee In Berlin follows Niko as he drifts through a series of absurd, funning and, ultimately, life-changing encounters with the people and city around him. Photographed in timeless black and white and enriched by a snappy jazz soundtrack, Jan Ole Gerster's vibrant and charming debut, which swept the German Film Awards, is a slacker comedy with a poignant center, and a love-letter to the city of Berlin and Generation Y.


Snowpiercer
cover imageThe film is set in the future (AD 2031) where, after a failed experiment to stop global warming, an ice age kills off all life on the planet except for the inhabitants of the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe and is powered by a sacred perpetual-motion engine. Its inhabitants are divided by class; the lower-class passengers in one of the last cars stage an uprising, moving car by car up to the front of the train, where the oppressive rich and powerful ride.


Ice warriors : USA sled hockey.
cover imageThis powerful, uplifting one-hour documentary, from PBS, follows the USA Paralympic Sled Hockey team as they prepare for the Winter Paralympic Games in Sochi.


 

 

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