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A few ideas for holiday gift giving. DVDs are easy to give and everybody likes them. Here are a few sets you may not easily find at home or know about.
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The Television Specials
I'm a fan so this set appeals to me. Also, I'm old
enough to remember these specials and how darn good they were. She was young,
enthusiatic and in the peak of her form.
20th Anniversary DVD Collection
6 discs, loaded with extras
The best of her first 20 years on television. 1034 minutes of America's favorite lady. Wit and wisdom, celebrity interviews and Oprah's private thoughts on her show. A six-disc celebration of 20 years, dozens of stars, and hundreds of memorable moments from the one and only Oprah Winfrey Show.
Martha's Holidays 2005 [TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK]
You don't have to like Martha to respect her knowledge or value the great ideas she offers.
Season 1, Campaign 2 (1962)
Sixteen episodes from the first season--including "I Swear by Apollo,"
"Survival," "Off Limits," "The Sniper," and "No Trumpets,
No Drums"--are featured in a four-disc set. 12 1/2 hrs. total
Band of Brothers
All 10 episodes - 6 discs.
The story of Easy Company Easy Company, 506th
Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division and their mission in WWII
France during Operation Overlord.
John Wayne The Signature Collection
Four-disc set includes "Stagecoach" (1939), "The Searchers," "Rio Bravo," and "The Cowboys."
|For the Whole Family|
Alfred Hitchcock - The Masterpiece Collection
14 films, digitally re-mastered
36-page collectible book
15 discs, velvet packaging
With 14 films, each digitally re-mastered, each
supplemented with numerous documentaries, commentaries, and other bonus
materials this is THE Hitchcock collection to own.
Horatio Hornblower Collector's Edition
8 DVD Set
I love Hornblower. I've been a fan since this A&E
miniseries first began. Ioan Gruffud is perfect as Horatio and I have followed
him from midshipman to commander, experiencing the thrilling escapades of the
ultimate high-seas hero.
Literary Classics Collection [DVD]
A&E Literary Classics 2
14 DVDs, 8 films
This set is a real beauty. Every film from a literary
classic and executed lavishly with A&E style. From such authors as Dickens,
Thackeray, Forester, Hardy and Fitzgerald and starring such actors as Catherine
Zeta Jones, Mira Sorvino, Paul Rudd, Ciaran Hinds and Iaon Gruffud, this is a
must have collection.
|For Kids and Family|
Peanuts Classic Holiday Collection
Three-disc set includes "A Charlie Brown Christmas,"
"It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown," "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving," "It's
Magic, Charlie Brown," "The Mayflower Voyagers," and "It's Christmastime Again,
Faerie Tale Theatre -The Complete Collection Gift Set
26 episodes - 4 discs.
Hosted by Shelley Duvall, this set has all 26 high
quality fairy tales of the series. Watch Robin Williams as the "Frog Prince" or
Billy Crystal as "Little Pig" with Jeff Goldblum as the wolf. Directors include
Tim Burton, Francis Ford Coppola and Nicholas Meyer.
The Blue Planet - Seas of Life Collector's Set (Parts 1-4)
Extraordinary footage and eloquent narration by David
Attenborough highlight the BBC's remarkable wildlife series The Blue Planet:
Seas of Life.
|Song and Dance|
Astaire & Rogers Collection, Vol. 1
Five films of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, the quintessential dancing duo. The two gems of the set are Top Hat (1935), generally considered their definitive movie, and Swing Time (1936), which many consider their most enjoyable. Follow the Fleet (1936), Shall We Dance (1937), and The Barkleys of Broadway (1949) fill out the set, each with its own charms.
The Rodgers & Hammerstein Collection
6 feature-length films
The Sound of Music, South Pacific,
Carousel, Oklahoma, The King and I, State Fair.
That's Entertainment, Part II
Let your TV be the stage for this musical-comedy treat.
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