The 1939 New York World's Fair was one of the largest of all time. More than 25 million people came from around the world to gaze at the myriad number of attractions. The theme of the 1939 fair was "the world of tomorrow." This great collection of clips is dedicated to documenting the historic world's fair and giving you a glimpse of what people thought the future would be like more than 60 years ago! Now for the first time ever we have assembled the best film clips from this amazing moment in history! The first disc shows outdoor stage shows, dancing girls, a strongman, overweight dancers, flappers and keystone cops, jugglers, balancing acts, topless women posing as magazine covers and much more!The second disc shows sideshow barkers, Salvador Dali's "Dream of Venus" walk-through funhouse, amusement rides and penguins.
Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
Lincoln Six-Echo is a resident of a seemingly Utopian but contained facility in the year 2019. Like all of the inhabitants of this carefully controlled environment, Lincoln hopes to be chosen to go to the "The Island" - reportedly the last uncontaminated spot on the planet.
After their father (Tim Robbins) is called into work, two young boys, Walter (Josh Hutcherson) and Danny (Jonah Bobo), are left in the care of their teenage sister, Lisa (Kristen Stewart), and told they must stay inside.
The Nomad is a historical epic set in 18th-century Kazakhstan. The film is a fictionalised account of the youth and coming-of-age of Ablai Khan, as he grows and fights to defend the fortress at Hazrat-e Turkestan from Dzungar invaders.
In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with leading lady Ann Darrow.