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Hollywood, Television & Radio

1987: The Unforgettable Year
From NBC News and reported by Tom Brokaw, these are the people and events that made the news in 1987. Ollie North, The Pope, and NFL Strike, Black Monday and much, much more.
13-2498 75 min. $ 24.95 ©1987

25 Years of Entertainment
This program explores Hollywood in its heyday from 1941-1965. The stars, the premieres and much more make up this entertaining history. Enjoy a nostalgic hour with performers Danny Kaye, Abbott and Costello and Spike Jones entertaining GI's. Dozens of glamorous stars accepting their Oscars, fabulous movie premieres, famous couples and more.
13-3095 57 min. $ 14.95 ©1991 0-88149-343-0

25 Years of News
This program highlights the historic events, tragic moments and the people who changed the world from 1941-1965. Includes many original film newsreels from this abundantly newsworthy time in history.
13-3096 60 min. $ 14.95 ©1988

After Sunset - The Life and Times of the Drive-In Theater
Nearly 63 years after its conception, the drive-in theater stands as one of America's last great icons. It represents an entire era of American culture ranging from the space race and the automobile to the emergence of the teenager and movies like Beach Blanket Bingo. But now in the age of the multiplex and bottled water, the drive-in is nearly gone. With hopes of better understanding the past, Jon Bokenkamp leads his ragtag crew across the American West. Using drive-in theaters as their map four young men search for a simpler time. Talking to those who built and lived the drive-in theater, they give a true picture of what the era of the outdoor theater was all about.
13-4807 45 min. $ 24.95 ©1996 1-56839-034-3

Babe Ruth in Hollywood: Headin' Home
Lost for over 70 years "Headin' Home" is so rare that most of The Babe's fans and family didn't know it existed. Featuring the largest collection of movie footage with Babe Ruth not in a baseball uniform. Made in 1921, this silent, black & white film has easy to read subtitles and features classic, rare footage. Babe plays a troubled young man who goes out into the world and becomes a famous baseball hero.
13-4519 60 min. $ 14.95 ©1995

Betty Boop, Boop Oop a Doop
Before Madonna, before Marilyn, there was Betty Boop. This is the biography of the first and only animated screen siren whose seductive antics resulted in censorship. Features clips and Steve Allen's narration.
13-4603 74 min. $ 14.95 ©1996

Birth of a Legend
13-0120 25 min. $ 29.95

Cartoons Go To War
Celebrates the hilarious and remarkable short films made during World War II to boost American morale. From Warner Bros.' "wascally wabbit" to a certain excitable duck form Walt Disney, Hollywood's most beloved characters can be found here, donning the uniform in service of their country. Their tongue-in-cheek war efforts will delight and fascinate viewers of all ages. Mixing rare vintage footage, including the Academy Award winning "Der Fuehrer's Face", with interviews of the people who made the films, including cartoon maestro Chuck Jones, this is a magical look at the culture, the politics, and goals of the times.
13-4384 50 min. $ 19.95 ©1996 1-56501-625-4

Catastrophe! Hollywood Disaster Movies
This documentary features footage from all of the great disaster films in motion picture history, the big-budget epics such as: "Earthquake", "The Meteor", "The Bible", "Tidal Wave", "The Towering Inferno", "The Titanic" and more. The complete story of moviedom's fascination with disasters, from early silent epics to the mega-budget spectaculars of today. Two tape set.
13-4513 90 min. $ 14.99 ©1996 1-57119-433-9

Charlton Heston For All Seasons
Here, in his own words, is Heston's life as well as highlights of a career that resulted in over 60 motion pictures. Including scenes from The Greatest Show on Earth, The Ten Commandments, The Big Country, Ben-Hur, Will Penny, Soylent Green, Planet of the Apes.
13-4810 50 min. $ 24.95 ©1995 1-56839-024-6

Christmas at the Movies
A collection of clips highlighting favorite scenes from Hollywood's best movies.
13-8272 60 min. $ 19.95

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Entertaining the Troops
This is a wonderful grab bag of nostalgic wartime vignettes assembled with obvious affection by Robert Mugge. Featuring: Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour and others.
13-9239 90 min. $ 16.95 ©1989

Fantasy Worlds of Irwin Allen, The
An all star tribute to the "master of disaster" Irwin Allen. Contains bonus footage and rare out-takes of your favorite TV shows "Lost in Space", "Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea" and other sci-fi classics. Plus enjoy bloopers and behind-the-scenes glimpses of the Academy Award winning movies "Poseidon Adventure" and "The Towering Inferno".
13-4796 100 min. $ 14.99 ©1995

Film Score: Music of the Movies
Music has been a part of film making from the very start, with piano and organ accompaniment for the silent movies. With the "talkies" came a demand for subtle scoring. You'll see how music makes the difference and thrill to the actual recording of classic movie scores by David Raskin and Jerry Goldsmith.
13-4431 58 min. $ 29.95 ©1988

Great Romances of the Century
A nostalgic international journey with the headline heartthrobs, provocative pairings and wonderful weddings of the 20th century. From Rudolph Valentino to Prince Charles and Lady Diana--they are all here.
13-0249 60 min. $ 19.95

Hardware Wars
An award winning spoof of the sci-fi classic, "Star Wars", this independent short has earned the distinction of being seen throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia.
13-4664 20 min. $ 19.95 ©1977

History of Talk Radio
An entertaining and informative look at this broadcast medium and some of its most controversial figures including Larry King, Dr. Laura Schlessinger, Bob Grant, Morton Downey, Jr., Ollie North and many others. Hosted by Marvin Scott
13-4522 60 min. $ 19.95 ©1996 1-56127-745-2

Hollywood Censorship Wars
Hollywood Censorship Wars, travel back in time, to the early days of motion picture history and trace this bitter and often spirited battle. This provocative video looks at the battleground from the perspective of stars, critics and historians, as well as the censors.
13-4234 50 min. $ 19.95 ©1993 1-56501-252-6

Hollywood Christmas, A
The ultimate guide to holiday movies. A rare look at the century's most memorable holiday films. Filled with classic scenes, out-takes and never before seen footage from Hollywood's film vaults. Hosted by Jane Seymour.
13-4883 90 min. $ 9.99 ©1996

Hollywood Home Movies
A documentary about the stars. See them behind the scenes! See them at their pools! See them as kids! See a hundred million dollar cast as they have never been seen before, in this never before revealed collection of home movies of the stars. With John Wayne, Marilyn Monroe, Robert Mitchum, Ann-Margaret, Gregory Peck and over 60 more celebrities. A must for collectors!
13-0223 58 min. $ 19.95

Hollywood Stars Video Tour
This is an exciting tour through the movie capitol of the world. See where they live, shop, dine, and where their most popular movies where shot.
13-8118 45 min. $ 19.95

Hollywood: Tex Ritter Story
Of all the Hollywood singing cowboys, there is no doubt that Gene Autry and Roy Rogers were the most popular. But among lovers of western folk music, the most highly regarded is Tex Ritter. His fame as a balladeer, movie star, and television personality are chronicled here.
13-4447 104 min. $ 29.95 ©1986

This program can assist you in building your receptionist skills. Both volumes cover techniques to help make you a more effective and satisfied receptionist.
13-4899 40 min. $ 29.95 ©1988
13-4182 58 min. $ 29.95 ©1989
13-5037 58 min. $ 29.95 ©1988
13-4198 82 min. $ 29.95 ©1986
13-4199 58 min. $ 29.95 ©1989

Howard Stern Exposed
Howard Stern's outrageous blend of fearless interviews and in-your-face, off-color comedy has made him a pop media icon. In this program, friends tell their favorite stories about Stern and rare clips highlight some of his wildest material. Here is an in-depth look at the controversial man.
13-4755 50 min. $ 9.95 ©1996 1-56501-914-8

Inside the Labyrinth
A behind-the-scenes look at George Lucas' and Jim Henson's epic fantasy, "Labyrinth."
13-8269 57 min. $ 19.95

James Dean: A Portrait
This is a profile on the life of James Dean. It presents a wealth of material from his estate including photos, film footage from Dean's early television dramas and commercials, as well as his own home movies. Also features rare screen tests and wardrobe tests from "Rebel Without a Cause," "East of Eden," and "Giant." Includes interviews with many actors who worked with Dean including Dennis Hopper, Rod Steiger, Sal Mineo, Eli Wallach, and others. This program reveals much about the actor's off-screen life and introduces the real James Dean to audiences that only know the screen legend.
13-4769 55 min. $ 19.95 ©1996 1-56127-766-5

Ken Murray's Shooting Stars
Ken Murray has compiled an amazing assortment of rare "home movies" from 50 of our greatest Hollywood Celebrities, including Liz Taylor, Marilyn Monroe, Gregory Peck, Jayne Mansfield, Jack Lemmon and many more. Great fun!
13-0132 62 min. $ 59.95

Lou Gehrig in Hollywood: Rawhide
This presents a rare look at a truly great athlete, "the Iron Horse", Lou Gehrig. Joining forces with Hollywood film makers in 1938 during his off-season, Lou decided to venture into another facet of his illustrious career... acting. This is Lou Gehrig as you have never seen him before, bigger than life, riding a horse, driving a wagon and in a saloon fight you have to see to believe.
13-4520 60 min. $ 14.95 ©1994

Love Goddesses
Documentary look at the goddesses of the cinema ranging from Little Egypt (1896) to Marilyn Monroe.
13-8263 83 min. $ 16.95

Mae West and the Men Who Knew Her
Born in a working class section of Brooklyn, she became a show business giant, a personality so distinctive she transformed forever the way women and sex would be presented on stage, in films, radio, TV and cabarets around the world. Included are clips from films, period archival footage, rare home movies, vintage stills, and interview with Anthony Quinn, Robert Osborne, Rex Reed and others.
13-4808 57 min. $ 24.95 ©1994 1-56839-014-9

Making of The Leopard Son
Follow renowned filmmaker and naturalist Hugo van Lawick and his crew as they devote two years to tracking and filming the adventures of a young leopard growing up on the Serengeti Plains. Witness Stewart Copeland's creation of the musical score, then listen as a 60-piece orchestra brings the music to life. From living in a tent in the middle of Africa's beautiful and savage bush to soaring in a motorized glider and a hot air balloon, This captures the complexities of wildlife filmmaking and explores the lives of those who are dedicated to this art.
13-4666 50 min. $ 14.95 ©1996 1-56331-443-6

Maurice Chevalier
A portrait of the charmer in the straw hat, the most beloved of the , with archival footage tracing his career from Montmarte to Hollywood.
13-8060 58 min. $ 39.95

Memories of Hollywood
Bette Davis, Errol Flynn, Buster Keaton and more in a sight-and-sound salute to the Golden Age of Hollywood.
13-4286 47 min. $ 19.95 ©1990 0-7921/1732-8

Midnight Ramble: Story of the Black Film Industry
Between 1910 and World War II, this industry produced close to 500 movies for African-American audiences. In the early years these "race movies" were intended to counteract the negative stereotypes generated by such Hollywood films as "The Birth of a Nation" and were shown at after-hours segregated screenings called "midnight rambles". Also chronicled is the career of the most controversial and prolific of these pioneer filmmakers, Oscar Micheaux. Originally a novelist, Micheaux wrote and directed over 40 features that tackled some of the difficult social issues confronting black urban society.
13-4460 60 min. $ 19.95 ©1994 1-56633-159-5

Monster Mania
Join host Jack Palance as he takes you on a spine-tingling tour of the greatest monster movies of all time. From blood thirsty vampires to howling werewolves, this thrill filled romp captures the scariest scenes. Includes a glimpse of Boris Karloff's home movies and a bat's eye view of such comedy classics as "Young Frankenstein" and "The Rocky Horror Picture Show".
13-4886 60 min. $ 9.99 ©1997

Off the Ground & Off the Wall: A Doorstop Documentary
13-4919 22 min. $ 19.95 ©1993 0966300904

Oscar's Greatest Moments
Unforgettable highlights from the Academy Awards presentations, 1971-1991.
13-8662 110 min. $ 19.95

Paul Harvey's - The Rest of the Story
Each week radio listeners worldwide - more than 30 million in the United States alone - wait in suspense for the surprise-endings to the entertaining, provocative and enormously popular real-life stories in Paul Harvey's series The Rest of the Story. Paul Harvey tells his favorites from that series.
13-8366 60 min. $ 19.95 ©1989 0-9624684-0-1

Phantom of the Opera
One of the all-time great silent films, with Lon Chaney at his hair-raising best, and a magnificent visual style. If you are "into" the art of making films, this one contains an extremely rare-for-its-time color sequence.
03-0043 94 min. $ 39.95 ©1925

Pin Ups: A Picture History of America's Dream Girls
This ravishing pin-up pictorial is a visual encyclopedia of the world's sexiest and most alluring women. It's a celebration of a century of poster-perfect women, including Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable, Sophia Loren, Brigitte Bardot, and many other immortal pin-ups. From Can-Can dancers to the super-models of today, this scintillating survey is an eye-opening account of flesh, fantasy and the feminine ideal.
13-4439 60 min. $ 19.95 ©1995 1-56501-554-1

Power Profiles: The Folk Heroes
Charismatic western film actor Gary Cooper and world-renowned humorist/cowboy Will Rogers are featured.
06-0071 50 min. $ 19.95

Power Profiles: The Legendary Ladies
Academy Award Winner Betty Davis and madcap comedienne Carole Lombard are featured.
06-0072 50 min. $ 19.95

Radio Days
This features remarkable stars from the golden era of radio. This program contains segments from 75 original broadcasts, over 200 archival photographs and classic film clips from radio's golden days.
13-9818 71 min. $ 19.95 ©1992

Riding into the Sunset: The American Hero from the Hollywood Chronicles Series
In this selection from "Hollywood Chronicles", Gene Autry tells the story of the most American genre in film, as he examines the rich history of Westerns in Hollywood and talks about his good friend, John Wayne.
13-4550 50 min. $ 19.98 ©1996

Rodgers & Hammerstein: The Sound of Movies
Join host Shirley Jones, star of "Carousel" and "Oklahoma!", along with leading ladies Rita Moreno, "The King and I", Nancy Kwan, "Flower Drum Song", and Julie Andrews "The Sound of Music" to celebrate the finest, most unforgettable movie musicals ever made. With extended clips from all seven Rodgers and Hammerstein movies, as well as rare screen tests, outtakes, and home movies.
13-4530 100 min. $ 19.95 ©1995 1-56501-793-5

Roger Miller - King of the Road
This life story includes many of the singer/songwriter's hit songs including Dang Me, England Swings, and Chug-A-Lug. Featuring Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, and Kris Kristofferson. Narrated by Waylon Jennings.
13-4605 60 min. $ 19.95 ©1996

Rosemary Clooney's Demi-Centennial
Recorded live in Orlando, Florida, Rosemary sings the great songs of her legendary career, from standards "Danny Boy" and "Straighten Up and Fly Right" to "I Left My Heart in San Francisco (for friend Tony Bennett) and a duet with Lily Tomlin on "You've Got a Friend". Mixed in are rollicking performances and affectionate messages from admirers like Bob Hope, Michael Feinstein, and Bette Midler. And of course, Rosemary's talented family, including singer Debby Boone and "ER" star George Clooney, join the party with songs and memories.
13-4392 90 min. $ 19.95 ©1995 1-56501-682-3

San Simeon
The Golden Age of movie stars; Hearst's opulent castle, their playground. Filmed by Ken Murray, his personal momento is a revelation of Hollywood's greatest including: Charlie Chaplin, Cary Grant, Carole Lombard, Hedda Hopper and others in a unique setting.
13-9000 20 min. $ 19.95

Sentimental Journey
The late Pearl Bailey hosts "Sentimental Journey", a trio of specials dedicated to some of the greatest moments in musical television. Featured are classic performances by many of the giants of the music industry in the 1960's.
22-8152 147 min. $ 29.95 ©1990

A frightening portrait of an Anerican film crew who lived with a Salvadoran family for two tragic years in teh hell of El Salvador's civil war. Features music by Bob Dylan; Peter, Paul and Mary; and Randy Masters.
13-2199 91 min. $ 29.95

Smithsonian Video: Art of Illusion
100 years of Hollywood special effects (1895-1995) including clips and behind the scenes action from "Trip To The Moon", "King Kong", "Ben Hur", "Die Hard", "Apollo 13", and more. Narrated by Adrienne Barbeau.
13-4377 50 min. $ 14.98 ©1995 1-57523-015-1

Story of Lassie
Includes clips from Lassie MGM feature films as well as from Lassie's TV shows, and interviews with trainer Robert Weatherwax; actor Roddy McDowall, Tommy Rettig, Jon Provost, Margaret O'Brien, Janet Leigh and others.
13-4809 60 min. $ 24.95 ©1994 1-56839-013-0

That's Black Entertainment: African-American Contributions in Film and Music
"Race Moves" chronicles the history of black cinema from its earliest days through the twenties. Also includes three original and uncut short films starring Bessie Smith, Lena Hornet and Cal Calloway. "The Soundies Era" compiles 16 vintage swinging soundies from the 1940's including Nat King Cole and Ida James. Two Tape Set.
13-4754 106 min. $ 29.95 ©1997

Tootsie's Orchid Lounge: Where the Music Began
The story of a group of songwriters who hung out together at the bar 30 years ago, including Roger Miller, Kris Kristofferson, Harlan Howard, Dolly Parton and many others. Hosted by Willie Nelson.
13-4606 60 min. $ 19.95 ©1996

Features Laura McKenzie.
13-4142 60 min. $ 24.95 ©1992
13-4144 60 min. $ 24.95 ©1992
13-4143 60 min. $ 24.95 ©1992

True Story of Frankenstein
Examine the amazing phenomenon of Frankenstein from the 19th-century stage adaptations, to Boris Karloff's landmark portrayal, through Kenneth Branagh's new interpretation. Stars Robert DeNiro (the new "monster"), John Cleese, Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder, Branagh and others describe the haunting fascination Shelley's work holds for actors and directors alike. Clips and out takes from the Hollywood classics reveal the formidable challenge of bringing Frankenstein to the big screen.
13-4401 100 min. $ 19.95 ©1995 1-56501-456-1

Turnabout: The Story of the Yale Puppeteers
A trip back in time to the golden years of Hollywood, and its most famous theatre, The Turnabout. Filmed by the nephew of one of the founders, it examines the era, the business, and also what it was like to be gay in Hollywood during the 30's and 40's.
13-4860 60 min. $ 39.95 ©1997

TV Guide Looks at Christmas
Now you can rekindle the festive spirit of all your Christmas favorites. Host Lea Thompson takes you on a magical journey through the greatest Christmas television shows ever, including animated classics, variety shows, sit-coms, dramatic series, even Christmas movies on television.
13-4884 57 min. $ 9.99 ©1997

TV Guide Looks at Science Fiction
Collector's Edition contains expanded interviews and bonus clips from all your favorite Sci-fi movies and television shows. Highlight footage of "Captain Video" through "Planet of the Apes" to the current "X-Files". Hosted by William Shatner.
13-4885 60 min. $ 9.99 ©1997

TV's Greatest Game Shows
Relive some of the most memorable moments in TV game show history, crazy stunts, High IQ quizzes, hokey sets, it's all here in this fabulous collection of over 20 hit shows. "I've Got a Secret", "Tic Tac Dough", "You Bet Your Life", "Stump the Stars", "$64,000 Challenge", "Beat The Clock" and more. Now you can spend a wild and wacky evening in front of the tube with such famous celebrity guests as Groucho, Gary Moore, Kitty Carlisle, Bill Cullen, Burt Parks, Julie London, Sebastian Cabot and more. A great addition to any nostalgia collection.
13-4727 90 min. $ 19.95 ©1995

Varga Girl - The Esquire Pin-Up Girl
Examines the extraordinary images created by Alberto Vargas during the infancy of Esquire magazine. The film includes over sixty Vargas originals, exclusive personal photos, calendars, letters, and other works.
13-4604 55 min. $ 19.95 ©1996

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Individual occupations correspond to standard occupational classification titles found in many other sources of career information. Each tape contains descriptions of occupations within a broad segment of the work world.
13-4374 90 min. $ 9.95
13-4370 94 min. $ 9.95 ©1995
13-4371 90 min. $ 9.95 ©1995
13-4372 104 min. $ 9.95 ©1995
13-4373 90 min. $ 9.95 ©1994
13-4369 120 min. $ 9.95 ©1993

The Vocational Visions Career Series is designed to increase career awareness by providing high school and vocational students with information that will help them make appropriate career decisions. It includes interviews with people in various occupations to provide useful information in a lively and personal format that makes viewing fun as well as educational!
13-4847 45 min. $ 19.95 ©1996
13-4849 45 min. $ 19.95 ©1996
13-4848 45 min. $ 19.95 ©1996

Acclaimed author and respected consultant Noelle Nelson, Ph.D, has helped attorneys at the nation's top law firms win cases and maximize jury awards. Learn what it takes to prepare for that important litigation and to present yourself and your witness in a credible manner.
13-4115 30 min. $ 19.95 ©1994 0-934837-71-6
13-4740 110 min. $ 19.95 ©1995 0-934837-99-6
13-4113 48 min. $ 29.95 ©1992 0-934837-22-8
13-4114 36 min. $ 19.95 ©1993 0-934837-23-6
13-4116 36 min. $ 19.95 ©1994 0-934837-53-8

Women Who Made the Movies
Until now, little has been reported on the many contributions women have made to the motion picture industry. This unique documentary uses rare film clips and stills to trace the careers and films of Ann Baldwin, Ida Lupino, Lois Webb and others.
13-9427 56 min. $ 19.95

World of Jim Henson
He took his mother's old coat, halved a ping pong ball, and created the best-loved frog in the world... and that was just the beginning. This Great Performances special explores the magical worlds conjured up by Jim Henson. Following the arc of his early career in local television through the unprecedented global impact of "Sesame Street", to the spectacular success of the inimitable Muppets, and on to the innovative feature films, Henson emerges as a visionary fired with boundless creativity and unbridled imagination, a unique American artist. Won the 1995 Parents' Choice Gold Award.
13-4467 85 min. $ 19.95 ©1994

Yestereels of 1951
You will be thoroughly enchanted as you travel back in time to relive dramatic news stories that made lasting impressions forever.
13-8117 30 min. $ 16.95

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