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Great Events of Our Century
Great Events of Our Century
Genres: Documentary
NR     2004     10hr 0min


     
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Genres: Documentary
Sub-Genres: Documentary
Studio: Madacy Records
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 05/04/2004
Release Year: 2004
Run Time: 10hr 0min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 5
SwapaDVD Credits: 5
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
Edition: Box set
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English
 

Movie Reviews

10 documentary scrapbooks
Annie Van Auken | Planet Earth | 11/01/2009
(3 out of 5 stars)

"MADACY's GREAT EVENTS OF OUR CENTURY consists of ten somewhat mediocre documentaries that thumbnail six or seven topics per 50 minute program. Clips used are silent with overdubbed narration and music. Extras include bios, quizzes and pivotal events summations. All are full screen transfers.


DISC ONE -
PROGRESS
[_1:05] Century of People
[_2:42] Communist Opposition
[_4:39] Indigenous Rights Civil Disobedience
[13:24] Gender Rights
[_5:08] Racial Rights and the USA
[13:21] Colonies to Countries
[10:14] Solidarity and Glasnost

DISASTER
[_9:20] Progress of Disaster
[_6:55] Shadow of the Bomb
[_7:43] Earthquakes and Volcanoes
[_6:43] Weather and Agriculture
[_4:09] Ultimate Predator
[16:25] Industrialization and Pollution


DISC TWO -
POLITICS OF VIOLENCE
[_5:49] Death Squads and Dirty Wars
[_6:02] Argentina's Disappeared
[16:26] The Irish Troubles
[_5:25] Spain's Basque
[_2:14] Middle East: Hotpoint of Terrorism
[_2:14] Politics and Religion: Twin Faces of Terror

DEATH AND GLORY
[_4:41] The Great War
[10:09] Lessons Unlearned: WWII
[10:36] Japan's Treachery
[_1:51] The Holocaust and the Bomb
[__:33] Arms Race and the Bomb
[11:32] Middle East


DISC THREE -
FAME
[_2:03] Newspaper Revolution
[__:50] Film Revolution: Hollywood
[10:18] The Cult of Personality in Politics
[_8:36] Kennedy: Television President
[_4:58] Satellites: Global Fame
[10:39] Fame in Crime

OBSESSION
[_1:08] Global Narcissism: Advertising
[_8:52] Fashion and Women
[10:14] Body and Culture
[_7:15] Physical Development
[_2:43] Global Fashion
[_4:34] Cosmetic Surgery and Cryonics


DISC FOUR -
SCANDAL
(100 years of sex, secrets and corruption)

I AM THE GREATEST
(Sporting Century Hall of Fame)


DISC FIVE -
LEGACY
[_2:48] World Population
[_5:20] World War I
[_7:27] World War II
[_1:50] Psychology
[_9:16] Communication
[_8:43] Examination
[10:29] Industry's Legacy

INTO THE UNKNOWN
[1:38] Universal Observer
[3:25] Exploration
[9:08] Ocean Secrets
[6:51] Speed Exploration
[4:22] Yearning to Fly
[7:56] UFOs and VR
[7:01] Rockets and Space"