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Subject: History

The Great Ships Series

The Great Ships Series

"Recommended. Wonderful histories are more compelling due to their authenticity." -Ed. Media Review
An exceptional series of programs that focus on great ships of the world and the history they bear. Programs available on 8 or 9 individual DVDs, Digital Streaming Files or Videos; also in an 8-Disc Set. For pricing call in US: 800.876.2447/Intl. 603.434.9262 or e-mail

List of Titles


The Free China Junk

The Free China Junk

Rising Star in Filmmaking Award
-Canada Intl. Film Festival

"Highly Recommended. The film's success lies in the space the producer allows the men and their history; their tales capturing a real sense of adventure while simultaneously telling the story of a fascinating Click for more


A History of Great Ships 1: 1900 - World War II

A History of Great Ships 1: 1900 - World War II

After recognizing the United Kingdom's Royal Navy, the oldest of the British armed services, this history of great ships, narrated by Tom Baker, begins in 1906 with warships, such as the battleship HMS Dreadnaught, which was the first all big-gun battleship that revolutionized a generation of ship design; Click for more


A History of Great Ships 2: World War II - Today

A History of Great Ships 2: World War II - Today

Narrated by Tom Baker, this study of great ships continues during WW II, first with the heroic American tanker USS Ohio; next to the battleship Prince of Wales and battlecruiser HMS Repulse, which were sunk by the Japanese three days after Pearl Harbor; at the Battle of the Coral Sea we Click for more


A History of Great Ships 1 & 2

A History of Great Ships 1 & 2

A combined version of A History of Great Ships 1 & 2 is available.
A History of Great Ships 1: 1900 - World War II
After recognizing the United Kingdom's Royal Navy, the oldest of the British armed services, this history of great ships, narrated by Tom Baker, begins in 1906 with warships, such Click for more


The Lost Film of the Titanic

The Lost Film of the Titanic

"Highly Recommended. Of particular interest are the interviews featuring two surviving crewmen. Although these are audio interviews only, one crewman gives a particularly vivid picture of the sinking of the RMS Titanic and his astonishing survival." -EMRO Review
Found in a garden shed in England where it Click for more


The Lusitania:

The Lusitania: "A Damned Dirty Business"

"Highly Recommended. This excellent documentary recounts one of the 20th century's greatest tragedies at sea, the sinking of the British luxury liner 'Lusitania' by a German U-boat during World War 1." -National Media Review
Three years after the tragic sinking of the RMS Titanic on April 14, 1912, Click for more


The Queen Mary Remembered

The Queen Mary Remembered

From its maiden voyage on May 27, 1936, until its decommissioning in 1967, the RMS Queen Mary served as the Flag Ship of British ocean transportation, and as a lasting example of British "endeavor, achievement, and excellence." The Queen Mary was designed with the wealthiest travelers in mind and with Click for more


Ships of the Great Lakes

Ships of the Great Lakes

North America's Great Lakes, Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, Lake Huron, Lake Erie, and Lake Ontario, are home to the US- and Canadian-flag fleets, as well as many international vessels, and are used as a major mode of transport for bulk goods. During a normal 10-month season, vessels may haul over 125 million tons of Click for more


Ships of the Great Lakes - Level 1

Ships of the Great Lakes - Level 1

North America's Great Lakes, Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, Lake Huron, Lake Erie, and Lake Ontario, are home to the US- and Canadian-flag fleets, as well as many international vessels, and are used as a major mode of transport for bulk goods. During a normal 10-month season, vessels may haul over 125 million tons of Click for more


Time Lines:

Time Lines: "Sea Cloud" and "Wind Song"

This is an unforgettable trip to Paradise - to the beautiful islands of the South Pacific. But as viewers will quickly see, this is no ordinary journey. We cross the "time lines" using two magnificent vessels: the Sea Cloud is a grand square-rigged tall ship, perhaps the tallest ship anywhere, with four masts and 29 Click for more


The Titanic Phenomenon

The Titanic Phenomenon

"Recommended. The ongoing fascination with all things 'Titanic' ensures interest in this production that charts the 1912 maritime tragedy." -Booklist
On April 10, 1912, the 882 foot, 46,000 ton RMS Titanic, the largest ship in the world at the time, departed Southampton, England, on its maiden voyage. Click for more





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