Documentaries
Decade: 1940s

African Paradise
25% OFF
Starring Osa Johnson & Martin E. Johnson
Learn all about explorers Martin and Osa Johnson's mid-1920s trip to Africa in this rare documentary accompanied by exciting bonus features.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released September 27, 2016
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ALP 7853D
America: The War Years 1941-1945
29% OFF
Documentary on DVD - Released February 8, 2011
$9.19 Super Savings
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Atomic Age Classics, Volume 1: Manners, Courtesy
25% OFF
Campy fifties and sixties vintage documentaries that were shown to us in grammar school.
Documentary on DVD - Released November 8, 2005
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(15 Ratings)
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ALP 4900D
Atomic Age Classics, Volume 2: Hygiene, Dating &
25% OFF
More unintentionally hilarious documentaries from fifties and sixties.
Documentary on DVD - Released November 8, 2005
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(14 Ratings)
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ALP 4901D
Atomic Age Classics, Volume 3: A-Bombs, Fallout &
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A collection of campy and ridiculously uninformed government documentaries depicting atomic confrontation with cold war enemies.
Documentary on DVD - Released November 8, 2005
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(12 Ratings)
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ALP 4902D
Aviation - Classic Planes: Rare Aviation Shorts
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Jam-packed collection of educational, historic and public service aeronautical films of interest to all airplane buffs.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released December 31, 2013
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ALP 7268D
Aviation - Flying with Arthur Godfrey
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Starring Arthur Godfrey
Hosted by Arthur Godfrey, this documentary celebrates the 50th anniversary of powered flight in America and his avocation as a flyer. Bonus material includes the short films; "AAF Special Delivery", "Airpower is Peace Power" and "Airport America".
Documentary on DVD-R - Released August 26, 2014
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ALP 7451D
Bombs Away! How To Survive A Nuclear Attack
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A bizarre collection of US Civil Defense propaganda films dealing with protecting oneself against the Atomic Bomb Menace.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released October 29, 2013
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ALP 7195D
John Carradine Goes Fishing
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Starring John Carradine
Directed by F. Herrick Herrick
Horror legend John Carradine trades his cape for a rod and reel in this never-before-seen documentary, shot in beautiful Kodachrome color.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released April 12, 2016
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ALP 7775D
Crusade In Europe: Volume 6 Victory! The Forging
Documentary on VHS - Added on December 27, 2012
$1.98 on SALE
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SM 52753
From Normandy To Berlin
29% OFF
Documentary on DVD - Released February 8, 2011
$9.19 Super Savings
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Great American Inventors
25% OFF
Starring Richard Denning & Byron Foulger
Directed by Richard Fleischer, Julian Roffman, Robert Snyder & Jules Bricken
Learn all about America's greatest inventors in this collection of rare vintage films, including "The Man Who Took a Chance: Eli Whitney" (1952), "Mr. Bell" (1947), "The Story of Thomas A. Edison" (1950), and "Henry Ford's Mirror of America" (1963).
Documentary on DVD-R - Released December 20, 2016
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ALP 7890D
The Great Generals, Volume 1
Documentary on DVD - Released September 25, 2001
$39.98 on SALE
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SKDVD 4816D
The Great Generals, Volume 2
Documentary on DVD - Released September 25, 2001
$19.98 on SALE
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SKDVD 4817D
I Married Adventure (75th Anniversary Edition)
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Starring Osa Johnson
Back In Print! Actual footage is artfully blended with dramatic recreations in this amazing documentary which presents the remarkable adventures of American explorers Martin and Osa Johnson
Documentary on DVD-R - Released January 27, 2015
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ALP 7280D
Jacaré
Starring Frank Buck
Directed by Charles E. Ford
Documentary on DVD-R - Released January 14, 2014
$18.89 on SALE
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VCIVC 7415D
Jungle Cavalcade
25% OFF
Starring Frank Buck
Directed by Clyde Elliot & Armand Denis
Exciting compilation of highlights from the life of big game hunter, Frank Buck.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released May 31, 2010
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(3 Ratings)
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ALP 6366D
Lost Cold War Propaganda Cartoons
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Directed by Carl Urbano & George Gordon
Cold War paranoia and patriotic jingoism abound in these wonderfully animated cartoons from John Sutherland Productions.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released November 29, 2016
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ALP 7874D
March Of Time: American Lifestyles
Documentary on VHS - Added on May 19, 2016
$3.99 on SALE
(2 Ratings)
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VHL 972
Native Land
24% OFF
Directed by Leo Hurwitz & Paul Strand
Documentary on DVD-R - Released September 20, 2016
$15.13 on SALE
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FA 1549D
Nuremberg Trials [Import]
Directed by Roman Karmen & Yelizaveta Svilova
Documentary on DVD - Released January 24, 2012
$10.16
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PBS - Frontline: Memory of the Camps
30% OFF
Documentary on DVD - Released July 26, 2005
$17.55 Super Savings
List Price: $24.99
(24 Ratings)
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Sex Do's and Don'ts: Vintage Sex Ed Films of the
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A collection of awkwardly hilarious sex education films from the days of 'going steady', 'heavy petting' and homophobia.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released February 2, 2016
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ALP 7746D
Spies and Soldiers: A Collection of Rare
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A collection of rare propaganda short subjects including "Someone Talked," "The Big Picture," "We Live in Two Worlds," and "What Makes a Battle."
Documentary on DVD-R - Released April 30, 2013
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ALP 6957D
Stars in Their Shorts
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Starring Jack Benny, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, Loretta Young & William Holden
Directed by Leo McCarey & S. Roy Luby
A collection of vintage short subjects featuring some of the biggest stars of Hollywood's Golden Age.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released November 29, 2016
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ALP 7877D
John Steinbeck's The Forgotten Village
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Starring Burgess Meredith
Directed by Alexander Hackensmid & Herbert Kline
An excellent documentary depicting the modernization and conflict of a small Mexican village. Written by John Steinbeck.
Documentary on DVD - Released April 27, 2010
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ALP 6353D
Tale of the Navajos (Full Screen)
20% OFF
Threatened by a severe drought on the parched 1949 Utah-Arizona border, two intrepid friends - one Navajo, one the son of a white trader - set off to find a hidden pastureland offering abundant water somewhere beyond the red cliffs.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released September 7, 2010
$14.39 on SALE
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WAC 627654D
Thunderbolt
Directed by John Sturges & William Wyler
Documentary on DVD-R - Released February 18, 2012
$10.10 on SALE
(38 Ratings)
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Trains - The Golden Age of Trains, Volume 2
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A collection of short subjects spotlighting the early days of railroad travel.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released May 26, 2015
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ALP 7642D
Trains - The Golden Age of Trains, Volume 3
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A collection of vintage short subjects from the nostalgic days of railroad travel.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released August 30, 2016
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ALP 7836D
Trains - The Golden Age of Trains, Volume 4
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A nostalgic collection of shorts from the vintage days of train travel.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released December 20, 2016
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ALP 7888D
The War File - Carrier Battles of World War II
54% OFF
Documentary on DVD - Released June 12, 2007
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RC 8012D
The War File - Carrier Warfare
39% OFF
Documentary on DVD - Released June 12, 2007
$7.98 on SALE
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War Hero: The Life of General Douglas MacArthur
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Inspiring documentary covering the military career of General Douglas MacArthur. Plus four newsreel shorts on WWII.
Documentary on DVD - Released February 14, 2012
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ALP 6714D
War In The Pacific, Volume 2
80% OFF
Documentary on VHS - Released March 3, 2000
99¢ on SALE
List Price: $4.98
(2 Ratings)
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ALP 34012
War In The Pacific, Volume 3
80% OFF
Documentary on VHS - Released March 3, 2000
99¢ on SALE
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ALP 34013
War In The Pacific, Volume 4
80% OFF
Documentary on VHS - Released March 3, 2000
99¢ on SALE
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ALP 34014
War In The Pacific, Volume 5
80% OFF
Documentary on VHS - Released March 3, 2000
99¢ on SALE
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ALP 34015
War In The Pacific, Volume 6
80% OFF
Documentary on VHS - Released March 3, 2000
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ALP 34016
War In The Pacific, Volume 7
80% OFF
Documentary on VHS - Released March 3, 2000
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ALP 34017
Why We Fight, Volume 6 Battle of China
80% OFF
Documentary on VHS - Released March 3, 2000
99¢ on SALE
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(2 Ratings)
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ALP 34006
World War II: When the World Went to War, Volume
The European Theater, Operation Dragoon, and the Red Ball Ex
Documentary on DVD - Released August 5, 2008
$21.58
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WWII - America Strikes! Rare Propaganda Films of
25% OFF
Includes the newsreels Army-Navy Screen Magazines # 26 and 49, News Parade 1943 and 1944, and "From the Beachhead."
Documentary on DVD-R - Released March 25, 2014
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ALP 7336D
WWII - Attack and Defense: Rare Patriotic World
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Starring Jack Webb
A collection of rare patriotic World War II short subjects, Army recruitment and home front involvement films.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released June 26, 2012
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ALP 6807D
The Battle Of San Pietro (Plus Rare WWII
25% OFF
Starring General Mark Clark
Directed by John Huston
The classic WWII documentary by acclaimed director John Huston. Also includes rare WWII documentaries.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released April 29, 2014
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ALP 7366D
WWII - The Golden Age of Cartoons: Cartoons for
47% OFF
Documentary on DVD - Released May 2, 2006
$7.98 on SALE
List Price: $14.99
(16 Ratings)
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LMTB 53836D
WWII - Memphis Belle
80% OFF
Documentary on VHS - Released March 3, 2000
99¢ on SALE
List Price: $4.98
(28 Ratings)
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ALP 34020
WWII - The True Glory
25% OFF
Starring Dwight D. Eisenhower, Peter Ustinov & Robert Harris
Directed by Garson Kanin & Carol Reed
A documentary account of the Allied invasion of Europe during World War II.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released December 10, 2013
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ALP 7219D
WWII - Victory Over Germany
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A collection of World War II propaganda short subjects.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released September 24, 2013
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ALP 7154D
WWII - The World at War: Archival Film and
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A U.S. government presentation of events leading up to the attack on Pearl Harbor. Bonus 1942 "Air Raid Warden" included.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released September 24, 2013
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ALP 7175D