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Ancient Mysteries - Lost Castles of England
Ancient Mysteries - Lost Castles of England
Genres: Indie & Art House, Special Interests, Television, Documentary
NR     2006     0hr 50min

When we think of medieval England, one of the first images that enters our mind is that of the castle. The great stone citadel that dominated the landscape with its vast walled battlements, lofty towers, drawbridge and mo...  more »

     
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Genres: Indie & Art House, Special Interests, Television, Documentary
Sub-Genres: Indie & Art House, Art & Artists, Television, Documentary
Studio: A&E Home Video
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 06/27/2006
Original Release Date: 01/01/1995
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/1995
Release Year: 2006
Run Time: 0hr 50min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 4
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Wooden Castles
M. J. Shire | Mt Vernon, OH | 07/05/2007
(4 out of 5 stars)

"While the price is undoubtedly high for a 50 min. documentary, it is very hard to find anything about timber castles. As anyone who loves history will know, most programs on castles spend the majority of their time on the idiocy of "knights in shining armor" and dungeons. This one does not!

It begins with a fairly simple explaination of the beginning of castles (quite rudimentary to any but a beginner), but then progresses to useful information of timber castles, their construction, being replaced by stone ones, an even being painted to look as if they were stone.

As I said, very expensive for a 50 min. show, but still worth it to those who love the history of castles and want something beyond the usual dreck that is offered."