In 1936, nine boys from the University of Washington took the rowing world and a nation by storm, when their eight-oar crew team captured the gold medal at the Olympics in Berlin. The boy s victory, and the obstacles, inspired a nation struggling to emerge from the depths of the Depression.
Harry & Snowman - Special Directorâ€™s EditionDutch immigrant Harry deLeyer journeyed to the United States after World War II and developed a transformative relationship with a broken down Amish plow horse he rescued off a slaughter truck bound for the glue factory. Harry paid eighty dollars for the horse and named him Snowman. In less than two years, Harry & Snowman went on to win the triple crown of show jumping, beating the nation's top pedigree horses and wealthiest socialites. They became famous and traveled around the world together. Their chance meeting at a Pennsylvania horse auction saved them both and crafted a friendship that lasted a lifetime. Eighty-six year old Harry tells their Cinderella love story firsthand, as he continues to train on today's show jumping circuit.This Special Directorâ€™s Edition DVD features surround sound, the official "Harry & Snowman" trailer and extras including interview with Olympian George Morris, interview with the legendary horseman Rodney Jenkins, interview with Harry deLeyer, exclusive interview with director Ron Davis and Harriet deLeyer, and "The Story of Olympic Jumper Sinjon" along with English subtitles for the deaf and hearing-impaired.When sold by Amazon.com, this product is manufactured on demand using DVD-R recordable media. Amazon.com's standard return policy will apply.
Manufacturer: BBC Home Entertainment
From the executive producer of Planet Earth and Frozen Planet comes a stunning new series that explores the dramatic contests between predators and their prey. Take an intimate look at the remarkable strategies of hunters and, in some cases, the hunted, exploring the challenges animals face and the tactics they employ both on land and in the water. The Hunt is a celebration of nature's most determined, specialised and cunning predators and their equally cunning and elusive prey.