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Famously leading a motley group of scholars, linguists, chess champions and intelligence officers, he was credited with cracking the so-called unbreakable codes of Germany's World War II Enigma machine. An intense and haunting portrayal of a brilliant, complicated man, a genius who under nail-biting pressure helped to shorten the war and, in turn, save thousands of lives. starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, Rory Kinnear, Allen Leech, with Charles Dance, and Mark Strong; written by Graham Moore and directed by Morten Tyldum.
Beautifully presented in a fully illustrated hardcover book, this extensive DVD collection will transport viewers back in time to the sumptuous world of Britain's greatest treasure houses! Visit Highclere Castle, also known as Downton Abbey; Hampton Court Palace; Althorp; and Chatsworth. In addition to exploring these gorgeous estates, viewers will learn about the realities of upstairs-downstairs life.
Follows the family's story for more than a century, from Theodore's birth in 1858 to Eleanor's death in 1962. Over the course of those years, Theodore would become the 26th president of the United States, and his beloved niece, Eleanor, would marry Franklin, a fifth cousin of theirs from a different branch of the family, who became the 32nd president. Together, they redefined the relationship Americans had with their government and with each other, and redefined, as well, the role of the United States within the wider world
In 1942, Fritz Lang decided to make a film that would face the Nazi terror head-on. Working with the famous playwright Bertolt Brecht and the Oscar-winning cinematographer James Wong Howe, Lang devised a fact-based thriller that would shock and stir audiences.
A remarkable autobiography of Eric Lomax (Colin Firth), a British Army officer who is captured by the Japanese during WWII and sent to a POW camp, where he is tormented and forced to work on the Thai-Burma Railway. Decades later, still suffering the trauma of his wartime experiences, Lomax and his wife Patti (Nicole Kidman) discover that the Japanese interpreter responsible for much of his treatment is still alive and set out to confront him, in this powerful and inspiring tale of heroism, humanity and the redeeming power of love.
DAY OF DAYS: JUNE 6, 1944 - AMERICAN SOLDIERS REMEMBER D-DAY brings together American D-Day veterans to share their experiences from that fateful day. As they vividly recall details from their ordeal - from the perils of the amphibious assault to the invasion's gruesome aftermath - their testimony yields long-buried and often painful memories. D-DAY 360 re-creates the landscape and uses fresh new data-driven and statistical tools to tell the story of one of the greatest invasions in history. D-DAY'S SUNKEN SECRETS explores how some of the innovations deployed in the invasion led to the Allied Forces' successful campaign.
The four-part series uncovers the little-known stories that played a large role in determining the fate of the war and those who fought in it. Hitler's Madness shows medical experts and war historians explore recently discovered medical records that reveal tantalizing evidence about Hitler. In Hitler's General, witness the sensational rise and fall of Adolf's favorite general Erwin Rommel, a.k.a. the Desert Fox. Next, discover the secrets that were buried at sea when the pride of the German submarine fleet was sunk by U.S. forces in The Ghost of U-513. Lastly, get an inside look into the secret operations that took place in the shadows of WWII in Deadly Missions.
Based on the -non-fiction book of the same name by Robert M. Edsel with Bret Witter, the film pays tribute to the real men and women who risked their lives to recover and return thousands of cultural treasures stolen by the Nazis during World War II.
Stars Thomas Kretschmann, Petr Fedorov, Sergey Bondarchuk, Mariya Smolnikova and Yanina Studilina. Directed by Fedor Bondarchuk from a screenplay by Ilya Tilkin and Sergey Snezhkin, based on chapters from the novel Life and Fate by Vasiliy Grossman. The film was produced by Alexander Rodnyansky, Anton Zlatopolskiy, Dmitry Rudovskiy and Sergey Melkumov, with Nataliya Gorina serving as executive producer.
Great Performances presents a look at the British invasion 50 years after both the Dave Clark Five and the Beatles hit our shores. Features newly filmed interviews with Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Elton John, Bruce Springsteen, Steven Van Zandt of The E Street Band, Stevie Wonder sharing their memories of how the music of the '60s and the cultural revolution of 1964 changed their lives forever.
One of television's most popular series, the groundbreaking Combat! offers a gritty, unflinching look at American soldiers battling on the front lines in Europe during World War II, confronting imposing odds and demonstrating remarkable levels of ingenuity and courage. Vic Morrow and Rick Jason head a stellar cast in this long-running war drama featuring an incomparable list of guest stars as well as top directorial talent.
Whether you're part of the bearded, bayou-dwelling redneck nation of the A&E smash DUCK DYNASTY or HISTORY's SWAMP PEOPLE, you prefer to hunt storage unit treasures with the inimitable cast of STORAGE WARS or you like to curl up with a good Lifetime movie, this holiday season, A+E Networks Consumer Products has classic licensed merchandise for every member of the family from the top-rated shows on A&E(R), HISTORY(R) and Lifetime(R). Unless otherwise noted, all of the recommended items below can be purchased from ShopAETV.com, the official online store of A+E Networks.
Dazzling, hand-drawn and set in Yokohama in 1963. Japan is picking itself up from the devastation of World War II and preparing to host the Olympics. The mood is one of both optimism and conflict as the young generation struggles to throw off the shackles of a troubled past. Against this backdrop of hope and change, a friendship begins to blossom between high school students Umi and Shun - but a buried secret from their past emerges to cast a shadow on the future and pull them apart.
A gritty mix of film noir and suspense about Nazis fleeing for South America in a submarine. This rediscovered masterpiece by director Rene Clement (Forbidden Games, Purple Noon) has been remastered and is available for the first time on Blu-ray and DVD. The 1947 Cannes winner for Best Adventure and Crime Film, featuring stunning cinematography by Henri Alekan.
One of the television's most popular series, the groundbreaking Combat! offers a gritty, unflinching look at American soldiers battling in Europe during World War II, confronting imposing odds and demonstrating remarkable levels of ingenuity and courage. Vic Morrow and Rick Jason head a stellar cast in the longest-running war series in history.
During the 1960s, as the executive director of the National Urban League, Whitney Young was one of the few African Americans who had the ear of those who controlled the levers of power: Fortune 500 CEOs, governors, senators, and presidents. He used these relationships to gain better access to employment, education, housing, and healthcare for African Americans, other minorities, and those in need.
Yippee Ki Yay, John McClane is back, this time with his son and twice the excitement. Keeping audiences on the edge of their seats for 25 years, the latest chapter of the popular action franchise delivers the thrills and the ultimate father-son action duo. Bruce Willis is back in action -- mind-blowing, heart-stopping, rip-roaring action -- as McClane, the heroic New York cop with a knack for being in the wrong place at the right time.
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