Whicker's World - Volume 1 DVD

£15.99

Save: £3.80

FREE UK Delivery available

Buy Now

Availability: In stock | Usually dispatched within 24 hours

Region 2 DVD (may not be viewable outside Europe).

Description

Papa Doc - The Black Sheep

Hatti was the world's first black republic, ruled from 1957 to 1971 by 'President For Life' Dr Francis Duvalier - Papa Doc. Whicker meets Papa Doc in his Presidential Palace at Port au Prince in the company of his Tontons Macoutes - murderous civilian thugs. This show won the Dumont International Journalism Award at the University of California, Los Angeles in 1971.

Whicker In Stroessner's Paraguay - The Last Dictator

Alan Whicker comes face-to-face with the last of South America's old style dictators - Don Alfredo Stroessner who has been absolute ruler of Paraguay for 19 years. One Paraguayan in ten is sold to be a paid informer and the Minister of Information has admitted there are so many informers that they run out of information and have to make it up.

Harold Robbins - I'm The World's Best Writer

Harold Robbins, 56 and five times married, is the orphan who became the world's best paid writer. In New York he takes Alan Whicker round the Devil's Kitchen district of his youth. This won the Best Interview Programme Award at 1973's Hollywood Festival of World Television.

I'd Like To Think I'm Nearer To God Than Frankenstein

In California they change faces as casually as we change clothes and cosmetic surgery is no longer only for the rich and famous. Whicker meets plastic surgeon Kurt Wagner and his wife Kathy, a walking example of his surgery skills.

I Haven't Taken My Own Shoes Off For 45 Years

Whicker arrives in Penang for the island's spectacular Thalpusam festival, where entranced pilgrims pierce themselves with giant spikes. He also meets a Scottish doctor still living in the style of the British Raj.

He's Been Hunted All His Life - Now He's Going To Rest In Peace

Butch Cassidy's sister Lula is alive and well and living in Utah, aged 94 and with a fund of fascinating stories. In Salt Lake City Whicker drives the hydrogen car, learns from Dinosaur Jim why these monsters face a new extinction, and sees the world's biggest man-made hole. (There are slight edits for clearance reasons. No Whicker footage has been removed).

I Wear A Uniform And Pack A Gun But I'm Still A Woman (Part 1)

Whicker undertakes a risky assignment, hurtling around San Francisco in the back of a police car. The cops are women, fully armed and determined to prove they are worthy of the blue uniform. Please Note, this episode contains some strong language.

If A Cop Wiggled Around With Pink Hair And A Limp Wrist, It Would Discredit The Department (Part 2)

San Francisco's 150,000 homosexuals are the city's largest unofficial minority. The Police Department has become the first in the US to knowingly recruit gay officers. Whicker gives an exclusive view of the first gay officers training and going on patrol., Papa Doc - The Black Sheep

Hatti was the world's first black republic, ruled from 1957 to 1971 by 'President For Life' Dr Francis Duvalier - Papa Doc. Whicker meets Papa Doc in his Presidential Palace at Port au Prince in the company of his Tontons Macoutes - murderous civilian thugs. This show won the Dumont International Journalism Award at the University of California, Los Angeles in 1971.

Whicker In Stroessner's Paraguay - The Last Dictator

Alan Whicker comes face-to-face with the last of South America's old style dictators - Don Alfredo Stroessner who has been absolute ruler of Paraguay for 19 years. One Paraguayan in ten is sold to be a paid informer and the Minister of Information has admitted there are so many informers that they run out of information and have to make it up.

Harold Robbins - I'm The World's Best Writer

Harold Robbins, 56 and five times married, is the orphan who became the world's best paid writer. In New York he takes Alan Whicker round the Devil's Kitchen district of his youth. This won the Best Interview Programme Award at 1973's Hollywood Festival of World Television.

I'd Like To Think I'm Nearer To God Than Frankenstein

In California they change faces as casually as we change clothes and cosmetic surgery is no longer only for the rich and famous. Whicker meets plastic surgeon Kurt Wagner and his wife Kathy, a walking example of his surgery skills.

I Haven't Taken My Own Shoes Off For 45 Years

Whicker arrives in Penang for the island's spectacular Thalpusam festival, where entranced pilgrims pierce themselves with giant spikes. He also meets a Scottish doctor still living in the style of the British Raj.

He's Been Hunted All His Life - Now He's Going To Rest In Peace

Butch Cassidy's sister Lula is alive and well and living in Utah, aged 94 and with a fund of fascinating stories. In Salt Lake City Whicker drives the hydrogen car, learns from Dinosaur Jim why these monsters face a new extinction, and sees the world's biggest man-made hole. (There are slight edits for clearance reasons. No Whicker footage has been removed).

I Wear A Uniform And Pack A Gun But I'm Still A Woman (Part 1)

Whicker undertakes a risky assignment, hurtling around San Francisco in the back of a police car. The cops are women, fully armed and determined to prove they are worthy of the blue uniform. Please Note, this episode contains some strong language.

If A Cop Wiggled Around With Pink Hair And A Limp Wrist, It Would Discredit The Department (Part 2)

San Francisco's 150,000 homosexuals are the city's largest unofficial minority. The Police Department has become the first in the US to knowingly recruit gay officers. Whicker gives an exclusive view of the first gay officers training and going on patrol.

Special Features:

  • None Listed.

Product Details

Actor:
  • Alan Whicker
Director:
  • David Greene,
  • Peter Robinson,
  • Michael Blakstad,
  • Nigel Turner,
  • Michael Deakin
Region:
  • 2
Aspect Ratio:
  • 1.33:1
Number of Discs:
  • 2
Main Language:
  • English
Studio:
  • Network
Certificate:
  • E

Delivery & Returns

How long will it take to arrive?

Please check the stock availability notice on your item when placing your order. This item is: In stock | Usually dispatched within 24 hours

Please remember to add postal time (2-3 working days) to obtain a complete estimate of delivery to your door.

How will I know it has been sent?

You will receive an email to confirm when your item has been sent.

You can also check the status of your order and individual items by accessing My Account details and following the prompts.

Please allow 10 working days from dispatch of your order before notifying us of any late deliveries.

It may be advisable to check with your neighbours to see if a parcel has been left with them, check any outhouses you might have where it may be left if it cannot fit through your letterbox and contact your local sorting office to see if the item has been returned to the depot as undelivered and awaiting collection.

If I'm not completely happy with my item?

Please see our returns policy.

Customer Reviews

There are currently no reviews.

Write a review to be in with a chance of winning a £100 voucher

This Product

Whicker's World - Volume 1 DVD

Select image

Whicker's World - Volume 1
Back to top