Two Popular Classic Historical Features!
The Conquest of Everest
This documentary presents an accounting of the famous first ascent to the top of Mount Everest, the world's tallest peak. Recounted here are the Mallory expedition from the 1920's and their failed attempt to expedition headed by John Hunt and Edmund Hillary. Using footage filmed during the ascent and interviews with members of the party, this documentary offers great insight into the minds and operation of these famous explorers.
The Jackie Robinson Story
The life of Jackie Robinson from his college days, to the military and then his becoming the first African-American professional baseball player in the modern era is covered in this feature. Robinson portrays himself in this feature that allows you insight into the psyche of Robinson, Branch Rickey and his fellow Brooklyn Dodgers teammates. This feature shows the pressure that was placed upon Robinson by the public and by some of his fellow players due to the racism that was common during that era.