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Gil Elvgren: Pin-Ups Postcard Set
Gil Elvgren: Pin-Ups Postcard Set
by TASCHEN
Edition: Card Book
Price: CDN$ 17.77
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5.0 out of 5 stars These images took me back 50, 60 years when ..., April 27 2015
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These images took me back 50, 60 years when they were considered very risqué. They are a joyful, nostalgic journey.

Postcards From The New Yorker
Postcards From The New Yorker
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5.0 out of 5 stars It was a joy to go through these old magazine covers, April 27 2015
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It was a joy to go through these old magazine covers, always striking, always topical. This item was sent from England and arrived at its earliest promised date.

Alphonse Mucha The Moon Art Poster Print - 24x36
Alphonse Mucha The Moon Art Poster Print - 24x36
Offered by Poster Revolution CA
Price: CDN$ 9.00
3 used & new from CDN$ 9.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, April 27 2015
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The poster was exactly what I was hoping for, delivered on time.

Royal Cousins at War
Royal Cousins at War
DVD ~ Various
Price: CDN$ 18.97
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1.0 out of 5 stars One Star, April 27 2015
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I expected to enjoy this item, but it has not been delivered to me.

The Newsroom: Season 2 (Sous-titres français)
The Newsroom: Season 2 (Sous-titres français)
DVD ~ Various
Price: CDN$ 33.99
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2.0 out of 5 stars What was a gripping and interesting series seems to be ..., Dec 8 2014
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What was a gripping and interesting series seems to be running out of gas. The big entrapment could have seemed more realistic if we were able to discern who would have a motive to lead the program into the gotcha.

Attack on Leningrad [Import]
Attack on Leningrad [Import]
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2.0 out of 5 stars Not a Love Story, Nov. 24 2014
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The siege was a terrible calamity. A large portion of the population died of starvation. It had the same effect as the death camps except there was no gas or ovens. To frame a love story in this catastrophe is ludicrous.

Gloria
Gloria
DVD ~ Paulina García
Offered by Fulfillment Express CA
Price: CDN$ 19.68
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5.0 out of 5 stars Gloria acts to claim some joy she feels she is entitled to, Oct. 23 2014
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Only a non Hollywood production would allow so much reality to be performed. A clever, sane, but lonely woman seeks to prove that life and the need to seek affection does not die when you reach middle age. In spite of all the rules tilted in men's favor, Gloria acts to claim some joy she feels she is entitled to.

Homeland: The Complete Third Season
Homeland: The Complete Third Season
DVD ~ Claire Danes
Price: CDN$ 29.99
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1.0 out of 5 stars The Battle is Lost, Oct. 23 2014
I see that Clare Danes is the producer. She now can exercise a great deal of artistic control on the program. Is the emphasis on the rebellious daughter a reflection of Danes' past? The little brother has suffered the same family trauma as his older sister, but seems to carry on as a "nice", obedient kid. The CIA seems to be an organization that reflects military discipline. Danes' outbursts and disrespect would have had her drummed out of an organization that honors discipline, especially self discipline. Danes is the boss, so her character can be as petulant as she sees fit. The same thing happened with "The Shield" when the star became the producer.

British Butchers & Bunglers of World War One
British Butchers & Bunglers of World War One
by John Laffin
Edition: Paperback
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4.0 out of 5 stars Gentlemen Butchers and Bunglers, July 19 2014
A little short on detail and more thorough explanations, this book does its job by showing the contempt that the English Gentlemen Generals had for the lives of the common soldier. Australia and New Zealand were young countries but very loyal members of the British Empire. Their populations were relatively small. Together, in national regiments and fighting groups they were proud and cohesive fighting units. It did not take long for them to realize that they were being given difficult or impossible goals to achieve, under the direction of Generals who were thought unfit to command in Europe. Often these Generals chose to stay as far away from the action as they possibly could. The Generals had no idea of the real challenges assigned to the Anzac fighters or how many casualties they were taking. When they returned to Australia and New Zealand, they became angry when they realized how their populations had been decimated by incompetent Generals who ordered battle formations of the Napoleonic Wars against poison gas and modern machine guns.

Der Sieg des Glaubens (Victory of Faith) [DVD] [Import]
Der Sieg des Glaubens (Victory of Faith) [DVD] [Import]
DVD ~ Leni Riefenstahl
Offered by M and N Media Canada
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4.0 out of 5 stars The First Great Political Talkie., July 19 2014
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This film predates Triumph of the Will by four years. Many of the images that made Triumph of the Will such a powerful propaganda tool were being shaped in this movie. Leni Riefenstahl's eye for the powerful moment was incredible. The images she was honing in these films have been repeated in propaganda films ever since. She took the look of triumphal parades of the Caesars' in Rome and made the spectacles available to the general public at a local theater. Upon suspension of disbelief, the viewer must be swept into the vortex of feeling that their Fatherland is invincible. The propaganda value of this film was so complete that the Americans recruited Frank Kapra to produce the five, Why We Fight, films to inspire Americans to prepare for victory when the war came.

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