Should we believe everything we learned in school? Be enlightened with this fascinating collection of history-making people, places & things, not mentioned in most textbooks!
Meet Gustave Whitehead, who successfully flew over 2 years before the Wright Brothers did. Visit Peshtigo, an entire Wisconsin village that burned to the ground, killing over 1200 people on the same day as the Great Chicago fire. Ride New York City's first subway, built in 1870, long before the IRT in 1904!
Enthralling book exposes these and 8 more surprising stories. With black & white photos and illustrations throughout.
More than just another hit in the jukebox, Johnny Cash was a man of great faith in God, his country, and his fellow man. Using his musical and lyrical artistry to navigate his troubled personal life, he lifted our spirits along the way.
Compelling in-depth account by Robert Hilburn, a music journalist and long-time friend of Cash and wife June, reveals the truth--all the astonishing highs and deep lows that marked the beloved star's extraordinary journey.
Includes many never-before-seen family and archival photos.
From 1962 to 1992 Johnny Carson and his Tonight Show dominated late night TV. Incisive account written by Henry Bushkin, Carson's best friend, lawyer, wingman, fixer, and closest confidant at the time, reveals a remarkable portrait of the star.
This insider's story is well-written and fascinating--at times shocking, poignant and hilarious.
A must have for his millions of fans!
Follow the singer's remarkable journey with an exploration of his 17 studio recordings. Each release, discussed in detail, includes contributions and quotes from fellow musicians, studio personnel, friends, and The Boss himself.
Richly photographed, with insightful text by a top music critic, Ryan White.
A vital part of Marilyn's mystique has always been her love life, filled with rumors, romantic entanglements, and multiple marriages--all before her death at age 36.
Over the years, LIFE captured in both iconic and rare photos her flirtations with co-stars, her genuine affection for her husbands, and her tragic divorces.
Definitive summary of her many romances documents with photos and details of her dalliances with photographers, mentors, and other rumored affairs.Click here to see our entire Marilyn Monroe collection!
The REAL Cinderella Story!
Since the Brothers Grimm wrote "Aschenputtel" in 1812, the quintessential fairy tale Cinderella has been illustrated, staged, set to music, animated, and filmed countless times, all over the world, including the time-honored animated feature film released in 1950 by Disney Studios.
Explored within these pages are the story's ancient origins as well as more contemporary versions. Plus, an exclusive look behind-the-scenes of the upcoming live action film starring Cate Blanchett.
Lush illustrations and photos throughout!Click here to see our entire Disney collection!
Fans of all ages will delight in this 3-dimensional interpretation of Johnny Gruelle's timeless tale from the 1920s.
With dazzling paper engineering, this expertly-crafted edition brings to life the beloved rag doll and her friends, with a new twist that will enchant and entertain for years to come.
History Of The Flag & The National Anthem!
For over 100 years, the actual American flag that withstood "bombs bursting in air" and inspired our national anthem has been cared for and displayed by the Smithsonian Institution.
Discover the dramatic story of the flag as it flew over Ft. McHenry in the midst of The War of 1812; and how it remains an honored symbol of patriotism.
To garner support for the war, President Roosevelt looked to Hollywood for help. Two award-winning directors were chosen: John Ford filmed maneuvers in the Pacific theater, and Frank Capra documented events on the European front.
DVD set brings together for the first time the work of these two renowned filmmakers--from the front lines, as it happened.
Bonus: 84 WWII newsreels shown at local theaters during the 1940s.
Between 1962-1986, the charming and intelligent Merv welcomed over 25,000 guests to his Emmy-winning talk show!
Revisit 44 classic episodes, remastered from original tapes on a disc set, featuring his interviews with Jane Fonda, Orson Welles, Martin Luther King Jr., Richard Nixon, John Glenn, Lucille Ball, John Wayne, Redd Foxx, Muhammad Ali, Joan Rivers, Andy Warhol, Timothy Leary, Maya Angelou, and many more.
Also includes a booklet with liner notes and never-before-seen photos; plus 7 hours of bonus extras!
Saddle up and ride back to the golden age of family-friendly TV Westerns!
Amazing set includes 300 episodes from such star-studded series as Bonanza, The Rifleman, Judge Roy Bean, The Lone Ranger, Wagon Train, and 30 more.
Gritty TV police drama starring Lee Marvin, shot in film-noir style, features great cinematography and an excellent music score.
Special DVD edition contains all 117 episodes from 1957-1960, plus a music CD from the series. Additional bonus disc features Lee Marvin in guest star roles on Wagon Train, The Virginian, and more.