In January 2007, a group of two Apache Helicopter Gunship Crews and the Royal Marines threw together a crazy mission to rescue a wounded Marine trapped inside the Taliban stronghold, Jugroom Fort. To get him back, four Marines strapped themselves to the outside of the Apache helicopters and rode back into the compound. They would recover their comrade, who appeared to be severely wounded, and then ride back out. This is the true story of that daring rescue mission.
One of the “Forgotten” wars. In the jungles, mountains and plains of Burma and China, a tough war was raged between the allied and Japanese armies. There were many campaigns fought, this films outlines those fought by such outfits as ‘The Chindits’, ‘The Marauders’ and those fought under the leadership of Mountbatten and Vinegar Joe, in the allied thrust on the Roads to Mandalay and Rangoon, to reconquer Burma.
Peter Alliss was an English professional golfer, television presenter, commentator, author and golf course designer. Following the death of Henry Longhurst in 1978, he was regarded by many as the “Voice of golf”. In 2012 he was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in the Lifetime Achievement category.
In Search of the Great Beast… is a feature-length documentary that delves into the life and legacy of one of the most infamous and revered figures in the history of occultism – Aleister Crowley.. Crowley was an English occultist, ceremonial magician, poet, painter, novelist, and mountaineer. Narrated by Joss Ackland & music by Rick Wakeman, this is a unique film on the life of the man dubbed by the national press as ‘The Wickedest Man in the World’.
Some of the world’s most luxurious trains are featured in this film. From the Great South Pacific Express across the East Coast of Australia, to the Royal Scotsman in a five day journey through the stunning Scottish Highlands. Climb aboard the Imperial Express from Budapest to Prague and experience pre-communist opulence. The Palace on Wheels, once the train of a Maharajah, and travel through Rajasthan, taking in some magnificent sights, including the Taj Mahal. Rovos Rail, one of the world’s most luxurious trains, in a trip to Victoria Falls. Step back in time for 60 minutes ; and experience travelling in a bygone age, when the journey was just as exhilarating as the destination.
At Farnborough Air Show in 1952 a brand new aircraft was shown, straight off the Secret List. The Aviation World was startled when test pilot Wing Commander Falk put the aircraft through some outstanding maneuvres. This is the story of the AVRO VULCAN, the world’s first delta wing bomber.
The Classic Story of the SAS is a gripping documentary that takes viewers on a journey through the formation, evolution, and remarkable operations of one of the most renowned military units in the world – the Special Air Service (SAS). With access to exclusive archival footage and interviews with former SAS soldiers, the film tells the story of how the SAS was established during World War II and how it has grown to become a highly elite and respected force in global warfare.
A journey back in time, from Bangkok , across the bridge over the River Kwai, passing through the jungles of Malaysia on to the bustling modern world of Singapore. A three day journey aboard the super luxurious and opulent Eastern & Oriental Express
A fascinating documentary analysing the events and political motivations that resulted in the catastrophe that was World War Two. Includes: The Treaty of Versailles, The League of Nations, The Rise of the Dictators, The Spread of Fascism in Italy, Hitler Becomes Chancellor, Japanese Invasion of Manchuria, Abyssinia Conflict, Spanish Civil War, Germany Re-occupies the Rhineland, Munich Agreement, Hitler Marched into Czechoslovakia, Germany Invades Poland, The Declaration of War
This 90-minute documentary is a musical profile of Dionne Warwick featuring performance clips, interviews and contributions from a star studded line-up of her friends, family and collaborators including Ashford & Simpson, Burt Bacharach, Sir Michael Caine, Richard Carpenter, Hal David, Clive Davis (Arista Records CEO), George Duke, Gloria Estefan, legendary Motown hit songwriters Holland, Dozier and Holland, Cissy Houston, Elton John, Sir Tom Jones, Quincy Jones, Gladys Knight, Billy Paul, Sir Cliff Richard, Sister Sledge, Stylistics, Temptations, Luther Vandross, Deniece Williams, Mary Wilson (The Supremes), Stevie Wonder and many more…
The Eagle has landed ! One of the greatest moments of the 20th Century. This ninety minute feature length ‘award-winning’ documentary, voiced by TV’s ‘Dr Who’, Tom Baker, is a fascinating and compelling insight into the story of Apollo 11; and man’s conquest of space and the race for the moon.
Remembering Arnhem, at first glance, may appear to be yet another version of the well told story. However this is not the case. This new film is not a detailed day to day narrative of the operation or a document of its failures. This is the moving real story told by the actual men that were there, from their own personal viewpoint and memories. For many this film is probably their last public account of their experiences of the ill-fated battle..’Their Last Post’.