Video of The Week



The "Skinheads" episode from the BBC TV documentary series 40 Minutes, which originally aired on the 14th of October, 1982. Features Chris Henderson and his band Combat 84. Quality is fairly poor but where else can you find it. Audio is slightly out of sync with video.
Monday, 07 November 2016 15:05

The Bobby Moore Story



A powerful, dramatic and deeply personal portrait of a genuine footballing icon. Moore fought many battles besides those witnessed by millions on the football field. Behind the glory lies the story of a man who faced highs and lows with the same strength and bravery.
Tuesday, 11 October 2016 17:57

The Life & Music Of Ronnie Lane



A documentary tells the story of Ronnie Lane from his heyday with first the Small Faces and then the Faces through the sixties and seventies and then his experiments with a rural life and the touring musical circus that he dubbed The Passing Show.
Tuesday, 27 September 2016 17:55

Joséphine Baker: The First Black Superstar



A look at the life of the pioneering black entertainer Josephine Baker.


U.S. Route 66 (US 66 or Route 66), also known as the Will Rogers Highway and colloquially known as the Main Street of America or the Mother Road, was one of the original highways within the U.S. Highway System. Route 66 was established on November 11, 1926, with road signs erected the following year.
Monday, 12 September 2016 16:12

Timothy Leary - Documentary



Timothy Leary was early advocate of LSD experimentation. Leary taught psychology at Harvard and by 1960 was doing experiments with LSD and other...

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 16:37

Small Faces Documentary



Documentary retrospective on the very influential British Invasion band, the Small Faces. Includes archival interviews with Ronnie Lane and Steve Marriott

Timeshift turns back the clock to a time when villains wore silver capes, grannies swooned at the sight of bulky men in latex and the most masculine man in the country was called Shirley.
Wednesday, 17 August 2016 11:40

1968 Olympics The Black Power Salute



The protest that took place on top of the victory stand in Mexico City on the 16th October 1968, by US athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos (supported by Australian Peter Norman) was one of the greatest moments in the history of the Olympics.


Narrated by Jesse Owens, one of the best sports documentaries ever, VHS transfer from an old television broadcast.

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