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ABC News Classics Grace Kelly - 1982

ABC News Classics Grace Kelly - 1982 Lowest new price: $14.95
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The last interview with the Hollywood princess who wore a crown in Monaco. Just days before her death, Princess Grace sat down with "20/20's" Pierre Salinger to speak about her life, her children and her world. She was often called cool and frosty, and a private person. But in this rare and candid interview, Princess Grace talks candidly about her life as princess of Monaco, as a queen of Hollywood, and as a mother and wife.


Skiing Everest Blu-ray DVD Combo set

Skiing Everest Blu-ray DVD Combo set Lowest new price: $10.31
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Product Description Step by step, breath by breath, turn by turn......Skiing Everest
Product Features Special edition combo pack features the film on Blu-ray and DVD Includes footage of high-altitude skiing pioneers, including Yuichiro Miura and Fritz Stammberger See amazing views of Mount Everest and other mountains in the Himalayas Experience record-breaking high-altitude skiing on Everest Featuring impossible views and incredible people
Not satisfied with simply climbing up the tallest peak in the world, Mike and Steve Marolt also wanted to ski down it. Join the brothers and their friends as they risk their lives to do something only a handful of other people have done in Skiing Everest. Peer down dizzying Himalayan cliffs, relive death-defying moments, experience survival skiing and find out what a wind storm on Everest is capable of. This special edition combo pack offers both Blu-ray and DVD versions to maximize your experience.
Even Sir Edmund Hillary, the first man to summit Mount Everest, said he didnt think skiing it was possible. Ski the tallest peak in the world? Not with the high altitude, not with the volatile weather, and definitely not with the hidden crevasses. In 2007, Mike and Steve Marolt with their good friend Jim Gile, climbed 28,200 feet up Everest without oxygen before the extreme cold and potential loss of their toes turned them around. It was their second trip up and down the deadly mountain. The trio skied from just under 8,000 meters (about 26,000 feet), making them the only people to ski on Everest more than once. Peer down the steep grade, hear their skis carve each icy turn and feel their short, halting breaths as they make their record-breaking run.

Features:

  • Factory sealed DVD


The Exodus Mystery - Israel in Egypt. A Four Year Quest Searching for Joseph, Moses and the Hebrew Slaves in Egypt. Explore the Exodus Route, Hunt for the Red Sea and Climb Mount Sinai in the Snow.

The Exodus Mystery - Israel in Egypt. A Four Year Quest Searching for Joseph, Moses and the Hebrew Slaves in Egypt. Explore the Exodus Route, Hunt for the Red Sea and Climb Mount Sinai in the Snow. Lowest new price: $14.95
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What was the Red Sea? Where is Mount Sinai? Is there any evidence for Joseph, Moses and ancient Israel in Egypt? Based on four years of research, join two TV broadcasters on their expedition in Egypt, as they hunt through ancient relics, analyse extensive research and explore the mystery of the biblical exodus.

Discover the first reference to Israel outside of the Bible in Egyptian hieroglyphics, uncover ancient depictions of people with multi-coloured coats, encounter the Egyptian records of slaves making bricks and find lost cities that were mentioned in the Bible.

In addition, see how cultural and archaeological data can help reveal for the first time in thousands of years, what Joseph and the exodus pharaoh may have looked like to their contemporaries. Finally, enter the underground tomb of a forgotten pharaoh and hike up Mount Sinai in the snow.

Part One - The mystery of the exodus, the hunt for Joseph and the quest for the home of the Hebrew slaves. 45 minutes.

Part Two - Who was the pharaoh of the exodus? Search the temples of Ramesses II, discover a lost biblical city, enter the Valley of the Kings and find the name of the exodus pharaoh. 30 minutes.

Part Three - Where was the Red Sea and what was the exodus route? Search the Sinai Peninsula, climb Mount Sinai in the snow and find ancient Israel mentioned in an Egyptian temple. 40 minutes.

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NOVA - Everest: The Death Zone

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Get ready for a (literally) breathtaking trek up Mt. Everest, from Base Camp at 17,600 feet; through the chilling, corpse-strewn Death Zone; to the very pinnacle of the the Earth, five and a half miles above sea level. For those brave souls who survive the harrowing climb to the top of the world, it is a transformative experience. But can the excruciating ascentóthrough frigid cold, blasting wind, blinding sun, and severe lack of oxygenócause permanent, damaging changes to the human brain and body?In the wake of the 1996 disaster that took eight climbers in a single day, scientists follow a team of hikers to measure, for the first time ever, the toll high-altitude climbing takes on the heart, lungs, blood, and brain. Why do seemingly rational people make poor, sometimes fatal decisions as they approach the peak? And the danger doesnít end thereóas NOVA discovers during the descent, when one climber's respiratory illness takes a terrifying turn on the isolated mountainside. ''Even with the best technology, the best training,'' says team member, producer and director David Breashears, ''you can still end up frozen to death at 27,500 feet. That's what makes Everest Everest.''Special DVD features include: scene selections; access to the Everest: The Death Zone Web site; and English subtitles.On one DVD5 disc. Region coding: All regions. Audio: Dolby stereo. Screen format: 4 x 3 full frame.

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NOVA: Great Peaks - Everest, Kilimanjaro, McKinley, Mont Blanc, and Vinson Massif

NOVA: Great Peaks - Everest, Kilimanjaro, McKinley, Mont Blanc, and Vinson Massif Lowest new price: $34.39
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Climb Five of the World's Great Peaks with NOVA.Everest: The Death Zone: Get ready for a breathtaking trek up Mt. Everest, from Base Camp through the chilling, corpse-strewn Death Zone; to the very pinnacle of the Earth, five and a half miles above sea level. Join the expedition as scientists follow a team of hikers to measure the toll high-altitude climbing takes on the heart, lungs, blood and brain.Volcano Above the Clouds: At 20,000 feet, Mount Kilimanjaro is Africaís highest peak and also the worldís tallest volcano. Although classified as dormant, Kilimanjaro has begun to stir, and evidence suggests that a massive landslide could rip open the side of the mountain. Follow the expedition to investigate the mystery and unique beauty of this ìisland in the sky.îDeadly Ascent: The highest mountains on Earth have always lured adventurers to their peaks, where climbers push the limits of survival. On Mt. McKinley, a team of researchers, doctors, and mountaineering experts investigate a strange and confounding sickness brought on by severe cold and high altitude. Descent Into the Ice: Mont Blanc, western Europeís highest peak, rises majestically in the Alps. But deep inside its massive glaciers lurks a hidden danger: killer lakes with the potential to burst free. Scientists dive into the eerie inner world of glacial cracks, crevasses, ice shafts, water wells, and tunnels, searching for the dangerous hidden lakes.Mountain of Ice: In this high-altitude adventure, author Jon Krakauer and world-class mountaineer Conrad Anker lead an expedition to the top of Antarcticaís tallest peak, Vinson Massif. Along the way, their experiences are contrasted with those of Norwegian adventurer Roald Amundsen and British explorer Robert Falcon Scott who in 1911 raced to be the first to reach the South Pole.

Features:

  • Widescreen
  • 5 different programs
  • NOVA: Everest - The Death Zone (1998) - Mt Everest
  • NOVA: Mountain of Ice (2003) - Vinson Massif
  • NOVA: Volcano Above the Clouds (2003) - Mt Kilimanjaro


Let Me Be Brave - 12 Mentally Disabled Athletes' Climb Of Mt. Kilimanjaro [VHS]

Let Me Be Brave - 12 Mentally Disabled Athletes' Climb Of Mt. Kilimanjaro [VHS]

Video/VHS, 1991.

Features:

  • Teen and adult nonfiction. The achievement of 12 mentally disabled athletes and their climb of Mt.Kilimanjaro in Africa. Color.


Everest North Wall

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EVEREST NORTH WALL - Join the American China-Everest 1982 Expedition as 16 men and one woman attempt an unclimbed north face route. Members include Marty Hoey, Dave Mahre, Jim Wickwire and leader Lou Whittaker. Hoey, who had hoped to become the first American woman to stand on top of Mt. Everst, falls to her death in a freak accident, just 1500 feet from the summit. With originall music composed by Alan Hovhaness, the film captures the exhilaration and the dangers of living life on the edge. EVEREST NORTH WALL is an engrossing stroy that embraces the human spirit. EMMY AWARD WINNING DOCUMENTARY Running Time: 57 minutes "NORTH WALL captures climb's triumph, tragedy" Journal-American "...more than just another climbing film. It is an adventure, a celebration of living life to the fullest." Seattle Times

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Everest: Science in the Death Zone

Everest: Science in the Death Zone Lowest new price: $10.00

Scale Mount Everest with a daring team of trauma doctors as they attempt to make medical history. Using themselves as guinea pigs and the mountain as a laboratory, watch them risk their lives in the name of science. Discover what it means to struggle in the Death Zone - an area with little oxygen - as the climbers' bodies fight for survival on the mountainside. Although their quest is extremely dangerous, their work could possibly change the face of emergency medicine.

Features:

  • 43 minutes in one DVD
  • 2008 Discovery Communications LLC.


Imax Movies: Everest / Titanica

Imax Movies: Everest / Titanica Lowest new price: $39.97
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EVEREST
Filmed during the infamous 1996 storm that claimed eight lives, Everest documents the filmmakers' harrowing rescue efforts to help surviving members of the ill-fated group. Join an international team of climbers as they scale the world's tallest peak and experience the perils of skin-blistering cold, creaking icefalls, towering cliffs and dangerous, oxygen-thin altitudes. Narrated by Academy Award® nominee Liam Neeson (Best Actor, Schindler's List, 1994) and featuring the music of George Harrison, Everest is a rich, dramatic story of a daring adventure filled with triumph and tragedy.

TITANICA
Plunge miles below the surface of the North Atlantic and immerse yourself in a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. The world's greatest deep-sea scientists and award-winning filmmakers are your guides in a high-risk journey to the resting place of one of the darkest tragedies in history. Narrated by Leonard Nimoy and shot in IMAX®, Titanica reveals the clearest motion pictures ever captured of the Titanic. Witness startling images of the long-lost ruin contrasted with never-before-seen 1912 archival photos showing her in all her splendor. Feel the passion of the explorers—each obsessed with a different aspect of the expedition—and relive the poignant memories of two survivors.

Special Feature(s): Everest and Titanica are presented in their original theatrical aspect ratio, approximately 1.33:1


Everest: A Climb for Peace

Everest: A Climb for Peace Lowest new price: $3.99
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Narrated by Orlando Bloom and hailed as a "tremendous achievement" by the Dalai Lama. Everest: A Climb for Peace is a socially relevant documentary about peace, war, and the human spirit . Filmed on location in Nepal, Tibet, Israel, Palestine, Jordan, U.A.E, and the United States, the film chronicles the spectacular journey of 9 'peace climbers' from different faiths and cultures as they climb to the summit of the tallest mountain in the world.

Features:

  • Narrated by Orlando Bloom
  • Endorsed by the Dalai Lama
  • A History-Making Everest Film
  • Bonus Features Included

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