With Time-Life Video & Television (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Lost Civilizations (1995– )

40 min | Documentary

7.9
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From the bloodletting of Maya kings and a pharaoh's last journey to the secret pleasures of a Roman empress.

Stars: Sam Waterston, Hans-Peter Bögel, Richard Neave, James Wright

Votes: 70

2. Beginners Bible for Kids: The Story of David and Goliath (1995 Video)

27 min | Animation, Short

7.9
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Director: Jean-Pierre Jacquet | Stars: Douglas Brewster, Roger Brule, Agnes Herrmann, Cynthia Livingstone

Votes: 8

3. The Beginner's Bible: The Story of Easter (1995 Video)

30 min | Animation, Short, Family

8.0
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Director: Jean-Pierre Jacquet | Stars: Douglas Brewster, Roger Brule, Agnes Herrmann, Cynthia Livingstone

Votes: 10

4. The History of Rock 'n' Roll (1995)
Episode: My Generation (1995)

60 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.9
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The peace-loving counter culture produces the phenomenon of Woodstock.

Director: Obie Benz | Stars: Joan Baez, Bono, Gary Busey, Dick Cavett

Votes: 163

5. The History of Rock 'n' Roll (1995)
Episode: Rock 'n' Roll Explodes (1995)

60 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.7
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This volume of the series explores the roots of Rock 'n' Roll as a musical genre.

Director: Andrew Solt | Stars: Gary Busey, Hank Ballard, Chuck Berry, Bono

Votes: 196

6. The History of Rock 'n' Roll (1995)
Episode: Good Rockin' Tonight (1995)

60 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.8
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Director: Bud Friedgen | Stars: Hank Ballard, Milton Berle, Chuck Berry, Bono

Votes: 144

7. The History of Rock 'n' Roll (1995)
Episode: Britain Invades, America Fights Back (1995)

60 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.8
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In the 1960s, music artists from Great Britain like The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, and The Who become popular in the United States.

Director: Andrew Solt | Stars: Alan Aldridge, Peter Asher, The Beach Boys, The Beatles

Votes: 136

8. The History of Rock 'n' Roll (1995)
Episode: Plugging In (1995)

60 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.6
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This episode examines the expanding electric music scene.

Director: Susan Steinberg | Stars: Steve Allen, Al Aronowitz, Joan Baez, The Beach Boys

Votes: 139

9. The History of Rock 'n' Roll (1995)
Episode: The Sounds of Soul (1995)

60 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.6
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This episode explores the development of Soul with in the Rock 'n' Roll genre.

Stars: Bono, James Brown, Ruth Brown, Eric Burdon

Votes: 129

10. The History of Rock 'n' Roll (1995)
Episode: Guitar Heroes (1995)

60 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.8
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Les Paul's invention of the electric guitar paved the way for later Rock 'n' Roll guitar heroes.

Director: Marc Sachnoff | Stars: Duane Allman, Gregg Allman, Jeffrey Baxter, Jeff Beck

Votes: 128

11. The History of Rock 'n' Roll (1995)
Episode: The '70s: Have a Nice Decade (1995)

60 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.7
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This episode reviews the development of Rock 'n' Roll music of the 1970s.

Stars: Duane Allman, Gregg Allman, Jeffrey Baxter, Dickey Betts

Votes: 137

12. The History of Rock 'n' Roll (1995)
Episode: Up from the Underground (1995)

60 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.4
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In the 1980s and 90s, rock n' roll influences new genres of music such as Hip Hop, New Wave, and Grunge. Music videos also have an impact.

Stars: Michael Blakey, Bono, David Bowie, Boy George

Votes: 128

13. The History of Rock 'n' Roll (1995)
Episode: Punk (1995)

65 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.8
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'Punk' Strips Music To Its Angry Roots

BYLINE: EDWARD GUTHMANN, Chronicle Staff Critic

4 Star Rating

PUNK: Documentary. With Johnny Rotten, Iggy Pop, Elvis Costello, David Bowie, Patti Smith, ... See full synopsis »

Director: Ted Haimes | Stars: Bono, David Bowie, Gerald V. Casale, Exene Cervenka

Votes: 137

14. The West (1996)
Episode: Fight No More Forever (1996)

86 min | Documentary, History, War

8.3
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By the 1870s, only a few groups resisted the nation's push to conquer the West.

Director: Stephen Ives | Stars: Peter Coyote, N. Scott Momaday, Stephen Ambrose, Jo Allyn Archambault

Votes: 67

15. The West (1996)
Episode: One Sky Above Us (1996)

64 min | Documentary, History, War

7.9
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Los Angeles steals its water supply, millions of Mexicans migrate north, and Hollywood begins to shape the West and the nation's image of it.

Director: Stephen Ives | Stars: Peter Coyote, Richard White, T.H. Watkins, Marc Reisner

Votes: 53

16. The West (1996)
Episode: The Geography of Hope (1996)

86 min | Documentary, History, War

8.0
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The conquest of the West was nearly complete by the 1870s. In one remarkable decade, with Indians effectively confined to reservations, over four million new settlers arrived to stake their claim to the future.

Director: Stephen Ives | Stars: Peter Coyote, Richard White, Bertha Calloway, William Gwaltney

Votes: 60

17. The West (1996)
Episode: The Grandest Enterprise Under God (1996)

85 min | Documentary, History, War

8.0
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After the Civil War reunited North and South, Americans set out with renewed energy and optimism to finally unite the nation, East and West.

Director: Stephen Ives | Stars: Peter Coyote, T.H. Watkins, Marc Reisner, N. Scott Momaday

Votes: 62

18. The West (1996)
Episode: Ghost Dance (1996)

59 min | Documentary, History, War

8.0
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By the late 1880's, American settlers continue to claim tribal lands while the Dawes Act tries to break up the tribal structure of the Native American nations. The Native Americans take up the Ghost Dance putting their faith in religion until their hopes are crushed at the Massacre of Wounded Knee.

Director: Stephen Ives | Stars: Peter Coyote, Ann Richards, Charlotte Black Elk, T.H. Watkins

Votes: 41


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