Dashiell Hammett, author of The Maltese Falcon and The Thin Man, and Lillian Hellman, author of The Children's Hour, had an affair that spanned three decades. Sam Toperoff reimagines the highs and lows of the fast-living, hard-drinking literary couple and their individual passions, projects, and literary creations. Hammett and Hellman's relationship evolves during major artistic and political epochs, and each movement is captured with subjectivity...
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La Farge AV
DVD 914.49 Vis
DVD 914.49 Vis
Two popular travel destinations in France unfold from a bird's eye view. See the beauty of southeastern France from a spectacular vantage point. Shot in high-definition from a helicopter-mounted camera, these two programs afford dazzling views of historic Provence, and the world-famous Mediterranean wonderland The Riviera.
Take an aerial journey around Europe as you experience the greatest cities it has to offer.
A beautiful virtual tour from Athens, on a modern odyssey as varied and dramatic as Greek history, exploring exotic islands scattered like stones in the brilliant blue Aegean, ancient ruins, verdant hills, rocky coastlines, and timeless traditions. The dramatic view is enhanced by a soundtrack of traditional and modern Greek music and a narrative that celebrates Greek history and mythology.
Includes two programs: Visions of Greece, which covers the most famous cities and sites, and Visions of Greece: Off the beaten path, which features rarely visited locales. Also includes nearly an hour of bonus footage not seen on PBS.
A look at the architectural and geographical features of France, as filmed from the air by helicopters.
The ultimate in armchair travel to Sicily, offering a unique aerial view shot from a helicopter, via a mounted camera, to showcase the island's breathtaking scenery and abundant architectural wonders, with informative narrative and a soundtrack of traditional regional music.
From Wall Street to Washington Heights, down Fifth Avenue, over bridges, and across the grid, Visions of New York City celebrates the irresistible attraction of the little 25- by 2-mile island that is New York.
Experience the fairy tale beauty, natural wonders, and rich history of southern Germany. Then, journey to Austria, and see the essence of what was called Central Europe's crown jewel. Shot in high definition from a helicopter-mounted camera, each tour invites you to linger, for the total experience of a virtual vacation.