Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Historical Documentary List - Homeschool Through DVD's!

Reposted from 6/26/06

World History

Old Testament

Ancient Mysteries: Mysteries of the Old Testament
Ancient Secrets of the Bible
Bible's Greatest Heroes
Charlton Heston Presents the Bible
Greatest Heroes of the Bible
The Bible: Genesis
In the Beginning
Bible: Esther
Bible: Solomon
Bible: Jeremiah
King David
Real Eve; The
Joseph and the Coat of Many Colors
Joseph: King of Dreams
Prince of Egypt
Exodus Revealed: Search for the Red Sea Crossing
Ten Commandments; The


Ancient Civilizations: The Land of the Pharaohs
Ancient Civilizations-Cleopatra
Ancient Egyptian Civilization
Building The Great Pyramid
Discovering Egypt
Egypt: Beyond the Pyramids
Egypt: Quest For Eternity
Egypt: Quest for the Lost Tomb
Egypt: Secrets of the Pharaohs
Imax: Mysteries of Egypt
Into the Great Pyramid
Mummies and the Wonders of Ancient Egypt
Mystery of Egypt
Nefertiti Resurrected


Greek & Roman Times

Ancient Civilizations: Athens
Discovering Greece
Empires: The Greeks- Crucible of Civilization
In Search of the Trojan War
National Geographic Beyond the Movie: Troy
Spartans; The
Helen of Troy
Jason and the Argonauts
O Brother, Where Art Thou? (O
Troy: Unearthing the Legend
The First Olympics: Blood, Honor, and Glory
Ancient Civilizations: Gladiators
Ancient Civilizations: Rome
Lost Ships of the Mediterranean
Rome: Power & Glory
Gladiator (R-rated)
In Search of Ancient Ireland
St. Patrick: The Irish Legend
Little Buddha
Imax: The First Emperor of China


New Testament

Miracle Maker; The - The Story of Jesus (Claymation)
Children's Heroes of the Bible: Jesus
Greatest Story Ever Told
Jesus and His Times
Jesus Film; The
Jesus of Nazareth
King of Kings, 1927
Life and Passion of Jesus Christ
The Passion of the Christ (R-rated)
Life of Jesus
Life With Jesus
Story of Jesus: For Children
Ancient Evidence: Mysteries of Jesus
Messiah- Prophecy Fulfilled
Quest for the True Cross
Empires - Peter & Paul and the Christian Revolution
Great People of the Bible: The Apostle Paul
Mystery Of The Three Kings
Story of Paul The Apostle
Story of the Twelve Apostles
Charlton Heston Presents the Bible
Gates of Jerusalem: A History of the Holy City
Visual Bible: Matthew
Gospel of John


The Middle Ages in Europe

Medieval Siege
Helena: First Pilgrim to the Holy Land
Braveheart (R-rated)
Passion of Joan Of Arc; The
Joan Of Arc
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
Richard II (Shakespeare)
Silk Road
Henry V (MGM)


The Renaissance

Donatello: The First Modern Sculptor
Life of Leonardo Da Vinci; The
A Man For All Seasons (Henry VIII)
Six Wives of Henry VIII; The
Standard Deviants: Shakespeare Tragedies
Elizabeth R; w/ Glenda Jackson
Elizabeth; by David Starkey

The Reformation

Empires: Martin Luther

The Age of Exploration

Ancient Civilizations: Fall of the Aztec
Imax: Mystery of the Maya
Imax: The Discoverers
Mexico Before Cortez
Pirates of the High Seas

Europe in the Age of Reason (1700's)

Amadeus (R-rated)
Japan: Memoirs of a Secret Empire
Les Miserables
Mission; The
Pride and Prejudice


Europe in the 19th & Early 20th Century

British Steam - The A To Z of Steam Railways
Bronte's of Haworth; The
Enigma of Kaspar Hauser
Far and Away
Fiddler on the Roof
How Green Was My Valley
Impressionists: The Other French Revolution
Irish Empire
My Fair Lady
Picasso- A Man and His Work Part 1 (1881-1937)
Shaka Zulu
Victoria & Albert
Horatio Hornblower
Master and Commander
Leo Tolstoy's: War and Peace
Anna Karenina
Napoleon: The Epic Life
Scarlet Pimpernel; The
Count of Monte Cristo (time of Napoleon)
Secrets of the Titanic
Titanic PG-13
Titanic Expedition
Titanic: The Complete Story
Titanic: The Mystery & The Legacy


World War I Era

Archives of War
Complete History of the Battleship; The
Last Voyage of the Luistania
Lawrence of Arabia
All Quiet on the Western Front
Lost Battalion; The
October: Ten Days That Shook the World (Russian Revolution)
Soviet Union Chronicles: 1905-1924
90 Degrees South: With Scott to the Antarctic
Endurance; The (Shackleton; Antarctic)
South: Ernest Shackleton and the Endurance Expedition
With Scott to the Antarctic
Gandhi (first half of the century)
Inn of the Sixth Happiness (between the wars)
Winslow Boy
Mussolini and I
Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years 1929-1939


World War II

World at War
World War II: (series)
Secrets of War (series)
Amazing Tales of Wartime Escapes
Great Escapes of WWII
Great Blunders of WWII
Last Days of World War II

History Channel: Pearl Harbor
In Harm's Way: Pearl Harbor
Pearl Harbor: 60th Anniversary
Pearl Harbor: Legacy of Attack
Pearl Harbor-Beyond the Movie
Remember Pearl Harbor
Battle of Britain
Finest Hour: The Battle of Britain
D-Day: Code Name - Overlord
D-Day: Down to Earth
D-Day: The Total Story
Battle of the Bulge
Battle For Midway: The Discovery of the U.S.S Yorktown
Battle of Midway
Great Battles of the Pacific:
Atomic Journeys: Welcome to Ground Zero
Hiroshima; why we dropped the bomb

Biographies & Units
General Douglas MacArthur
Churchill: Soldier/Adventurer...
Winston Churchill
Memphis Belle
Navajo Code Talkers
Fire On The Mountain
Thunder Birds of World War II
Band of Brothers
Green Berets
Tuskegee Airmen: They Fought Two Wars
Heroes of Iwo Jima

A Bridge Too Far
Big Red One
Bridge on the River Kwai
Empire of the Sun
Guns of Navarone
Longest Day
Scarlet and the Black, The
Schindler's List (R-rated)
South Pacific
The Great Escape
They Were Expendable
Tora! Tora! Tora!
Twelve O'clock High
War and Remembrance
Piece of Cake (RAF)
Broadway Theatre Archive: Incident at Vichy

America and the Holocaust: Deceit & Indifference
Anne Frank
Last Days (Holocaust)
Broken Silence (Holocaust)
Stories of the Kindertransport
Varian's War

Great Fighting Machines of WWII
Great Tank Battles: World War II
Hitler's Lost Sub (Nova)
Victory at Sea - Complete Series
National Geographic - PT 109: Kennedy's Lost Ship
Dambusters Raid
American War Eagles: B-29

Walt Disney Treasures - On the Front Lines
Triumph Of The Will (Propaganda)
Sorrow and the Pity (Occupation of France)
Allies at War (Churchill & FDR)


The World Since 1945

Animal Farm
Cuban Story
Do You Believe in Miracles?: the 1980 U.S. Hockey Team
East Side Story (Cold War)
Fall of Communism
Lost Subs: Disaster at Sea
Secret KGB JFK Assassination Files
China in Crisis: Tiananmen Square
From Mao to Mozart: Isaac Stern in China
Faster Than Sound
Little Dieter Needs to Fly
Final Solution (South Africa)
Modern Warfare
The 50 Years War: Israel and the Arabs

U.S. History

Colonial Period

Keeping the Promise (Sign of the Beaver)
Last of the Mohicans; The
New York Episode One: 1609-1825
They Came for Good: A History of the Jews in the US

The American Revolution

Benedict Arnold: A Question of Honor
Crossing; The (Battle of Trenton)
Founding Brothers
Founding Fathers
Madness of King George; The
New York: The Country and the City- 1609-1825
Thomas Jefferson: A Film by Ken Burns

Early 19th Century

Ken Burns America Collection: The Congress
Moby Dick- The True Story
West Point: The First 200 Years


Westward Expansion & Frontier Life

Lewis & Clark: Great Journey West
Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery
Sacagawea: Heroine of the Lewis and Clark Journey
America's Historic Trails
Seven Alone (Oregon Trail)
Best of the Real West
Donner Party; The
Kentuckian; The
Little House on the Prairie
Sarah; Plain & Tall
Alamo; The
Remember the Alamo
Dances With Wolves
American Steam
America's Railroads

Civil War

Blue & The Gray
Blue vs. Gray: Killing Fields
Civil War Begins:
Civil War Combat: America's Bloodiest Battles
Civil War Films of the Silent Era
Civil War Journal
Civil War Life
Civil War Life: Shot to Pieces
Civil War Minutes
Civil War: A Film by Ken Burns
Guns of the Civil War
Last Days of the Civil War
Complete Battle of Gettysburg
Gettysburg: Three Days of Destiny
Gods and Generals
Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided
Horse Soldiers
Great Locomotive Chase
Ulysses S. Grant: Warrior & President
Friendly Persuasion
Gone With the Wind
New York Ep 2: 1825-1865
Africans in America: America's Journey Through Slavery
Underground Railroad
US in the Late 19th & Early 20th Century

Indomitable Teddy Roosevelt; The
Teddy Roosevelt: An American Lion
Ken Burns: Mark Twain
Mark Twain Tonight!
Amelia Earhart: The Price of Courage
Ellis Island
Journey to Freedom: The Immigrant Experience
New York Ep 3: 1865-1898
New York Ep 4: 1898-1918
Out of Ireland
Yankee Doodle Dandy
100 Years of the New York Yankees
Babe Ruth: The Life Behind the Legend
Baseball: A Film by Ken Burns
Eight Men Out (Baseball)
Yankee Immortals
Battle Over Citizen Kane; The
Citizen Kane
Hearst Castle: Building The Dream
Horatio's Drive (1903 cross-country trip)
In the Good Old Summertime
Singin' in the Rain
Time Changer
Adventure of Photography: 150 Years
Chicago: City of the Century
Inherit the Wind
Johnstown Flood
Ken Burns America Collection: The Shakers


US in the 20th Century Until World War II

20th Century Fox: The First 50 Years
American Cinema
Legends of Comedy: Volume 4 - The Golden Age of Comedy the '20s and '30s
Norman Rockwell: An American Portrait
Beyond Barbed Wire
Go Tell It On The Mountain
Ken Burns: Jazz
Mafia: The History of the Mob in America
Marcus Garvey- Look For Me In The Whirlwind
Great Gatsby; The
Hello Dolly
New York: Episode Five: 1919-1931
New York: Episode Six: 1929-1941
The Waltons
Of Mice and Men (Depression)
Grapes of Wrath
Our Daily Bread and Other Films of the Great Depression
Real Las Vegas; The
A League of Their Own


US After World War II

A Great Day in Harlem
A Raisin in the Sun
Jackie Robinson Story
Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?
To Kill a Mockingbird
West Side Story
Fabulous 50's
Frank Lloyd Wright
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
New York Ep 7: 1945 to Present
New York In The Fifties
Republicans: Ike
1964 World's Fair; The
All the President's Men
Archives of War: Volume Three - Korea & Vietnam
Battle of the X-Planes
Berkeley in the Sixties
JFK: A Presidency Revealed
Malcolm X
Men Who Killed Kennedy; The
Nixon: His Politics and the Presidency
Nixon: The Early Years
Primary (Kennedy)
Speeches Collection: Kennedy; ML King Jr; Ford & Reagan
Combat Vietnam: To Hell and Beyond
Combat Vietnam: To Hell and Beyond
Secrets of War: Vietnam
Vietnam: Lessons of a Lost War
Vietnam's Unseen War
We Were Heroes: Vietnam
America's Atomic Bomb Tests: Operation Hardtack
Atomic Cafe
Day After Trinity
Apollo 11
Apollo 11: Men on the Moon
Apollo 13
Apollo 8: Leaving the Cradle
For All Mankind (moon landing)
From Earth to the Moon
NASA 25 Years
Nova: To the Moon
Project Gemini: A Bold Leap Forward
Race to the Moon
Right Stuff
Air Force One
Miracle (1980 Olympic Hockey, US vs USSR)
Ronald Reagan: His Life and Times
Ronald Regan: An American Success
War With Iraq
Clinton Years
CNN Election 2000
World Trade Center


Multiple Time Periods

2000 Years of Christianity
Christianity:The First Two Thousand Years
Heritage: Civilization and the Jews
History of Britain
Lost Civilizations from Time Life
Russia: Land of the Tsars
Secrets of War
War Letters
American Government (9-module series)
American President (PBS)
Bill of Rights (Gov't & Civics)
Living Constitution
Presidents Collection
Standard Deviants: American Government
20th Century; The
Encyclopedia of the 20th Century

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Mrs.Hearts said...

Do you know of a source for these DVDs that is free or low cost?

Mrs. Hearts