Search - Biography - John Wilkes Booth (A&E DVD Archives) on DVD


Biography - John Wilkes Booth (A&E DVD Archives)
Biography - John Wilkes Booth
A&E DVD Archives
Actor: John Wilkes Booth
Genres: Television, Documentary
NR     2005     0hr 50min

He was the most popular actor of his day, famed as "the handsomest man in America." With a single shot, he transformed the course of American history. John Wilkes Booth earned a place in infamy as the man who killed Presid...  more »

     
2

Larger Image

Movie Details

Actor: John Wilkes Booth
Genres: Television, Documentary
Sub-Genres: Television, Biography
Studio: A&E Home Video
Format: DVD - Color - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 07/26/2005
Release Year: 2005
Run Time: 0hr 50min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

Similar Movies

The Hunt for John Wilkes Booth
History Channel
4
   NR   2008   1hr 34min
Biography - Alexander Graham Bell
A&E DVD Archives
?
   NR   2005   0hr 50min
Biography - John Abigail Adams
A&E DVD Archives
3
   NR   2005   0hr 50min
Biography - Robert E Lee
1
   NR   2005   0hr 50min

Similarly Requested DVDs

Training Day
Snap Case
Director: Antoine Fuqua
   R   2004   2hr 2min
   
Eraser
Director: Chuck Russell
   R   1997   1hr 55min
   
The Punisher
Director: Jonathan Hensleigh
   R   2004   2hr 4min
   
Australia
Director: Baz Luhrmann
   PG-13   2009   2hr 45min
   
Up From Slavery
Director: Kevin R Hershberger
5
   NR   2011   7hr 0min
   
11-11-11
Director: Darren Bousman
4
   PG-13   2012   1hr 37min
   
Ted
Director: Seth MacFarlane
   1hr 46min
   
Patriot Games
Director: Phillip Noyce
   R   1998   1hr 57min
   
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Special Edition
Directors: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones
   PG   2001   1hr 31min
   
 

Movie Reviews

Not a history lover? This is probably not for you
DCS | Tucson AZ | 05/10/2005
(2 out of 5 stars)

"I love history and the Lincoln Assassination is a particular favorite of mine. I like to read bios and watch documentaries about all of the conspirators. I am also always on the lookout for videos to show in my high school social studies class so I wanted to check out Biography's look at JWB. Although it was easy for me to follow, I was disappointed overall. The pace of the video is too slow and the background music is overemphasized. If you like history, you might like this video, but will come away with an empty feeling. I am hoping the the good people at Biography will redo the Bio of JWB. He is an important figure in American History and worth knowing about."
So-so production
margot | 09/25/2008
(2 out of 5 stars)

"very lackluster production that closed with the line that booth was killed in maryland. duh! booth was killed in virginia.........anyway
the same photographs are shown over and over and over, although some of the photographs were ones i had not seen. i will watch it again, and i will keep it as part of my collection, but i wouldnt recommend it to the serious student."