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Summary: "Rare and fascinating films preserved in the museum's archives. Many have never been released to the public before and are presented here, complete and uncut, for the very first time. ... [These 24 training and public information films cover a] range of subjects from ditching procedures for Halifax bomber crews ... to the best way to rescue crashed fighter pilots from their cockpits. There are...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Koch Vision 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ROY

Summary: Hosted and based on the book by Dr. Helen Castor, an accomplished and elegant historian, and filmed on location in England and France, this captivating BBC series explores the lives of seven English queens who challenged male power, the fierce and fiery reactions they provoked, and whether, in fact, much has changed.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SHE

Summary: Between 1968 and 1972, the world watched in awe each time an American spacecraft voyaged to the Moon. Only 12 American men have walked upon its surface and they remain the only human beings to have stood on another world. Now for the first time, a combination of archival material from the original NASA film footage, much of it never before seen and interviews with the surviving astronauts tells...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Thinkfilm 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF IN

Summary: True story of the first solo, non-stop, round-the-world boat race, and the psychological toll it took on its competitors. Sponsored by the Sunday Times of London, the much-ballyhooed event attracted a field of nine, including amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst, who set out to circumnavigate the globe in late 1968. Battling treacherous seas and his own demons, Crowhurst almost immediately comes...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC DEE

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