Documentaries
Decade: 1930s

Across the World
25% OFF
Starring Osa Johnson & Martin E. Johnson
Directed by J Leo Meehan
Martin and Osa Johnson, the world-famous explorers, brave the dangers of wild animals and cannibals in their first sound documentary.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released September 1, 2015
$5.95 on SALE
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Item Number:
ALP 7695D
Africa In Flames
25% OFF
Directed by Mayor C. Court Treatt
The life and death struggles vividly depicted in the heart of the Dark Continent.
Documentary on DVD - Released March 30, 2010
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(2 Ratings)
Item Number:
ALP 1057D
Africa Speaks
25% OFF
Starring Paul F. Hoefler
Directed by Walter Futter
An expedition to Central Africa encounters life-threatening dangers and exotic cultures in this shocking vintage documentary.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released July 7, 2015
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Item Number:
ALP 7651D
Africa Speaks! / Beyond Bengal
Starring Paul L. Hoefler, Harry Schenck, Harald Austin & Joan Baldwin
Directed by Harry Schenck & Walter Futter
Documentary on DVD-R - Released December 17, 2013
$8.98 on SALE
List Price: $9.98
Item Number:
GRVN 10623D
Baboona
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Starring Osa Johnson & Martin E. Johnson
Directed by Martin E. Johnson & Truman Talley
The world-famous explorers, Martin and Osa Johnson chronicle their dangerous safari from South Africa to Egypt in the historic film.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released May 26, 2015
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Item Number:
ALP 7634D
Banned Cartoons: A Historical Archive of the
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Starring Mel Blanc, Freeman Gosden & Charles Correll
Directed by Friz Freleng & Walter Lantz
A collection of politically incorrect cartoons from the 1930s and 40s, directed by the greats of the Golden Age of American Animation, presented for historical purposes.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released February 2, 2016
$5.95 on SALE
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Item Number:
ALP 7740D
Borneo
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Starring Osa Johnson & Martin E. Johnson
The world-famous explorers, Martin and Osa Johnson, undertake their last adventure to the breathtaking rain forest of Borneo in this historic film.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released July 7, 2015
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Item Number:
ALP 7653D
Capturing Kentucky Moonshiners and other Bizarre
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A mind-boggling collection of rare and long-lost sights and experiences committed to film over a period of several decades.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released February 26, 2013
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Item Number:
ALP 6921D
The City (Dual Side)
Directed by Ralph Steiner & Willard Van Dyke
Documentary on DVD - Released January 27, 2009
$17.99
List Price: $19.99
(2 Ratings)
Item Number:
32YDR
Congorilla
25% OFF
Starring Osa Johnson & Martin E. Johnson
The famed explorers tour Africa in this breathtaking, authorized documentary.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released April 28, 2015
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Item Number:
ALP 7616D
Danger in the Streets: Traffic Safety Films of
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You'll be scared to get into a car after watching these frightening, often gruesome, traffic safety films from the 1950s.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released May 17, 2016
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ALP 7801D
The Devil's Playground
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Starring George Vanderbilt III
Amazing underwater documentary follows adventurer George W Vanderbilt III as he attempts to capture hideous monsters of the deep. Must be seen to be believed. Plus bonus animated shorts "Gabby Goes Fishing" and "Jolly Fish".
Documentary on DVD-R - Released November 27, 2012
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Item Number:
ALP 6869D
Dogs in Action, 1934-1955
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Starring Flash the Wonder Dog
A collection of vintage short subjects starring "man's best friend".
Documentary on DVD-R - Released September 30, 2014
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Item Number:
ALP 7487D
Forbidden Adventure (1935) / Beyond Bengal (1934)
25% OFF
Directed by George M. Merrick & Harry Schenck
Intrepid explorers brave the dangers of third-world countries in two rare documentaries from the early 1930s.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released May 26, 2015
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Item Number:
ALP 7635D
Hollywood Fashions: Vintage Styles of the 30s and
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Starring Mary Martin
A rare short subjects collection containing intimate reporting on fashion and style from the 1930s and 1940s. Featuring Mary Martin.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released July 29, 2014
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Item Number:
ALP 7440D
Ub Iwerks: The ComiColor Cartoon Collection
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Directed by Ub Iwerks
A collection of the work of animation pioneer Ub Iwerks, all in brilliant color.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released June 21, 2016
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Item Number:
ALP 7812D
Killers of the Sea (1934) / Fish From Hell (1945)
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Starring Lowell Thomas & Wallace Caswell
Directed by Raymond Friedgen
Captain Wallace Caswell, conqueror of the sea, faces the ocean's fiercest predators in this rare docudrama from 1937.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released February 24, 2015
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Item Number:
ALP 7572D
March of Time: Great Depression - Prosperity
Documentary on VHS - Added on March 9, 2016
$3.98 on SALE
Item Number:
VHL 576
New York World's Fair: A Collection of Short
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A collection of short subjects covering the 1939 and 1964 New York World's Fair.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released May 15, 2012
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Item Number:
ALP 6785D
Olympia
52% OFF
Directed by Leni Riefenstahl
Documentary on DVD - Released April 16, 2013
$4.78 on SALE
List Price: $9.95
(68 Ratings)
Item Number:
XLEG 584D
Olympia
28% OFF
Directed by Leni Riefenstahl
Documentary on DVD - Released June 19, 2012
$4.98 on SALE
List Price: $6.95
Item Number:
XTIM 68115D
Panic Is On: The Great American Depression As
Documentary on DVD - Released July 14, 2009
$26.99 Super Savings
List Price: $29.68
(4 Ratings)
Item Number:
V5F8
The Plow that Broke the Plains / The River
Directed by Pare Lorentz
Documentary on DVD - Released January 30, 2007
$17.99
List Price: $19.99
(11 Ratings)
Item Number:
WVVF
Port O'Call: Rare Archival Short Subjects
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Travel around the world in these rarely-seen short subjects from Monogram Pictures.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released April 28, 2015
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Item Number:
ALP 7613D
Radio in Peace and War
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A collection of short subjects spotlighting the use of radio in the WWII era, including; On the Air, Radio at War!, Voice of Victory and Behind Your Radio Dial.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released December 30, 2014
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Item Number:
ALP 7540D
Real Stories of Death and Disaster
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Rare, vintage documentary newsreel footage of death, execution and natural disasters from around the world.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released July 29, 2014
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Item Number:
ALP 7427D
Ripley's Believe It or Not: Complete Vitaphone
Starring Robert L. Ripley
Documentary on DVD-R - Released April 6, 2010
$17.98 on SALE
List Price: $21.99
(2 Ratings)
Item Number:
WAC 148019D
Shark Woman
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Directed by Ward Wing
Exotic documentary classic in the tradition of "Chang" and "Nanook of the North." (Contains nudity).
Documentary on DVD-R - Released June 26, 2012
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(3 Ratings)
Item Number:
ALP 6800D
Trains - The Golden Age of Trains, Volume 1
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A collection of short subjects spotlighting the early days of railroad travel.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released January 27, 2015
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Item Number:
ALP 7561D
Triumph of the Will (Blu-ray)
Directed by Leni Riefenstahl
Documentary on Blu-ray - Released December 15, 2015
$29.95 on SALE
List Price: $34.95
(254 Ratings)
Item Number:
SYN 153BR
The Voice of Hollywood
25% OFF
Starring Tom Mix, Harry Langdon, Delores Del Rio & Buster Keaton
A star-studded collection of rare Hollywood short subjects featuring dozens of filmland's biggest celebrities.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released January 27, 2015
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Item Number:
ALP 7559D
Weird Wide World, Volume 2: Wheels Across Africa
25% OFF
Directed by Armand Denis & Leila Roosevelt
A collection of bizarre, extraordinary travelogues featuring fantastic adventures that must be seen to be believed.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released January 25, 2013
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Item Number:
ALP 6906D
WWII - War and Peace: Rare Propaganda Films of
25% OFF
A collection of Armed Forces short subjects.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released February 25, 2014
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Item Number:
ALP 7314D