BattleBots Beginnings on VHS. Starring Unknown. Directed by Unknown. 2001.
From the VHS box:
Long Beach California 1999
Before BattleBots became known to millions of fans, before the rest of the world met killer robots like Tazbot, Ziggo, and Mechadon, a group of dedicated robot builders and a few thousand loyal fans gathered in Long Beach, California to make history.
This action-packed highlight video is an intense look at the adrenaline-amped world of robotic combat. In the arena known as the BattleBox, only one thing matters — Kicking Bot!
You’ll meet the robots and their builders to get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of what it takes to build and repair these remote controlled machines known as BattleBots. You’ll have a Pit Crew’s perspective as the robots wage war, all of them competing for the coveted Giant Nut trophy.
Enjoyed by all generations, this sport has inspired thousands of viewers to design and build their own robots.
Welcome to BattleBots!
Found on DVD at Amazon (poorly reviewed):
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The President’s Analyst on VHS video. Starring James Coburn, Godfrey Cambridge, Severn Darden. Directed by Theodore J. Flicker. 1967.
From the VHS box cover:
Special Home Video Version
With responsibility for world peace, national debt and dessert choices at state dinners, the President of the United States carries a heavy burden. With all that pressure, it seems like a good idea to find him an analyst. Someone to talk to. And Dr. Schaefer (James Coburn) gets the job. Unfortunately for the shrink, the more the President gets off his chest, the bigger the price on the good doctor’s head. Hostile governments want Coburn captured so they can learn what secrets are confessed in the Oval Office. Friendly governments was him killed. What follows is a succession of comic near-misses.
Some music has been changed for the home video version of this title.
Iggy Pop on VHS. Starring Iggy Pop, David Letterman. 1980s.
From the VHS clamshell box cover:
“There’s gonna be a lot of people laughing at themselves in 1982. I get a big laugh out of it myself.”
Letterman Show — Eat or be Eaten
Letterman Show — Wild One
Live at Cuckoos Nest
You Really Got Me
Now I Wanna Be Your Dawg
35 WILD MINUTES!!!
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Deep Rising on VHS. Movie starring Treat Williams, Famke Janssen, Anthony Heald. Directed by Stephen Sommers. 1998.
From the VHS box cover:
They’ve Seized The World’s Richest Ship… But No One’s On Board!
Buckle up for edge-of-your-seat excitement with the explosive Deep Rising — an unstoppable high seas action thriller that moves at full SCREAM ahead! When a band of ruthless hijackers invade the world’s most luxurious cruise ship, they’re shocked to discover the passengers have mysteriously vanished! But that doesn’t mean they are alone! Something terrifying is lurking just out of sight: a deadly force from the unexplored depths of the ocean that begins to snatch the horrified intruders one by one!
The Yangtze Three Gorges on VHS. Director Unknown. 1997.
From the VHS clamshell box:
The Three Gorges of Yangtze River are famous not only for their majestic and overhanging precipices, but also for their secluded beauty. The scenery is so strikingly terrific that attracts numerous Chinese and foreign people.
The Three Gorges of Yangtze River epitomize the earth’s most fantastic mountains and scenery. The trip covers 200 kilometer distance. On the way you will behold the various splendors of celebrities on the Three Gorges, enjoying the magnificent scenery of Taishan, the beauty of the fantastic Lushan, the dangerous steppes of Hsuashan, the clouds sea of Hsungshan and graceful beauty of Wuyishan as well. In addition the unique disposition of the boat trackers in the Gorges and Bashan Dance of Tu minority will certainly make you feel relaxed and happy.
With a large number of precious picturesque video tableaus, vivid description and comment… [obscured by sticker]
Found on eBay: The Yangtze Three Gorges VHS
1951 A Year To Remember on VHS. Starring Salvador Dali, Ivor Novello, Princess Margaret. Original concept: Paul H. Feldman. Series consultant: David Frost. 1990.
From the VHS clamshell case:
History in Motion
1951 A Year To Remember — Salvador Dali, enfant terrible of the art world exhibited some of his extraordinary works at a London gallery. Ivor Novello, also renowned for his artistic musical talent, died in the year that “Kiss Me Kate” and “South Pacific” opened in the same city.
Britain’s new fighter plane caused gasps of exhilaration as did the Easter Hat Show held in London though some women were more concerned about the meat shortage.
These and so many other events were highlights on 1951. All are featured on the hour-long video which is one of a collection of ten in the fifties series and of course only one of forty in the entire “Year To Remember” range. History in motion — the perfect gift-for yourself, or for someone you care about.
Not found on Region 1 DVD.
The Adventures of Milo and Otis on VHS. Movie starring the voices of Kyôko Koizumi, Dudley Moore, Søren Kragh-Jacobsen, Shigeru Tsuyuki. Directed by Masanori Hata. 1986.
A curious kitten named Milo and his inseparable friend. a pug-nosed puppy named Otis, tumble through one exciting escapade after another in The Adventures of Milo and Otis, a heartwarming live-action film.
Milo and Otis start life together on a farm ad spend their days exploring the barnyard and the surrounding countryside. One day, the little feline is swept down a rushing river and Otis takes off in pursuit to rescue his friend, thus beginning a series of adventures.