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Ultimate Factories: John Deere
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National Geographic Item #: 727994951339 -

    Covering more than 300,000 square meters, the John Deere factory houses more than 2000 employees, 49 robotic welders, eight laser cutters and 14 kilometers of overhead track, all of which help stamp, press, cut and weld 60,000 tons of steel into the John Deere STS Combine a harvesting mega-machine. When the combine has been assembled and is ready for painting, it undergoes a seven-hour process to receive the trademark John Deere green color. When John Deere decides to update its tractor...

    Ultimate Factories: Lamborghini
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    National Geographic Item #: 727994954026 -

      What does it take to build a car that can go from zero to 62 mph in 3.4 seconds and hit a top speed of 211 mph? National Geographic heads to the small farming community in Italy that is home to the main factory for the Lamborghini Murcielago SV to find out. See how a workforce of 130 people makes the Murcielago's lightweight carbon fiber frame and a 640-horsepower V-12 engine. Much of the work is done by hand, and despite the massive workforce, the factory outputs a mere 2.7 Murcielagos a day....

      Ultimate Factories: M-1 Tank
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      National Geographic Item #: 727994951377 -

        National Geographic takes you into the factories responsible for completely rebuilding the decades-old Abrams M-1 tank into one of the world's most powerful land weapons systems.

        Ultimate Factories: Maserati
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        National Geographic Item #: 727994953968 -

          An exotic car built to push performance to the edge while blending Italian elegance is crafted inside Maserati's ultimate factory. It takes 22 days for a Maserati to be assembled and considered road ready and the Maserati Gran Cabrio, a $135,000 convertible that tops out at more than 170 mph, is the new pinnacle of performance and comfort. Parts are assembled in Torino, Italy, while Maserati engines, made by Ferrari, are delivered to Modena, Italy. Another nine days are spent inspecting and...

          Ultimate Factories: Mercedes Benz
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          National Geographic Item #: 727994953975 -

            Go inside Mercedes' largest German factory to see what it takes to build the 571-horsepower Mercedes SLS. Computers control everything in a Mercedes with more than a mile of wiring in each car, but to create the fastest Mercedes to date topping out at 197 mph it takes some of the best engineers in the world to mold a light yet strong supercar in 15 hours. The spiritual successor of the original 1950s Mercedes 300 S-L, the $183,000 2010 SLS blends modern engineering with classic Mercedes...

            Ultimate Factories: Porsche
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            National Geographic Item #: 727994954002 -

              Ultimate Factories goes inside the famous House of Porsche to see how they create the Porsche 911, one of the most influential and recognizable vehicles in the world. Every distinctive element is manufactured at the Zuffenhausen factory in Stuttgart, Germany, a historical industrial monument. Examine the Porsche factory's innovative system of lifts, elevators and bridges, which conveys car bodies 50 feet above a public highway. Watch how approximately 120 cars a day are built with options for...

              Ultimate Factories: Rolls-Royce
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              National Geographic Item #: 727994954033 -

                The Rolls-Royce Phantom is the ultimate symbol of automotive luxury. The brand has been revived with a technological transfusion by new owner BMW, yet the Phantom model remains as British as the umbrellas built into its doors. That's right - each one comes with a Teflon-coated hide-away umbrella that can pop out with the touch of a button. Ultimate Factories goes inside the creation of this supercar to reveal all the extravagant touches you'd expect the sumptuous polished wood interior, a...

                Ultimate Factories: UPS
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                National Geographic Item #: 727994951346 -

                  Millions depend on UPS. Step inside the largest package delivery company on the planet, delivering 4 billion packages a year. UPS is a transportation network of staggering proportions, complete with a meteorology centre, a flight-simulation training hub, and the ninth largest airline fleet in the world. At the heart of it all is their Ultimate Factory in Louisville, Kentucky.

                  Ultimate Factories: Winnebago
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                  National Geographic Item #: 727994951353 -

                    Winnebago's motor homes, or RVs, have set the standard since the 1960s. But now they have upped the ante with their newest cross-country colossus, the Vectra. Offering 400 square feet of living space, the Vectra even includes a giant basement. From the chassis factory in Gaffney, SC, to the "Big Bertha" mega-plant in IA, visit the Ultimate Factories that create the ultimate home away from home on the open road.

                    Ultimate Honey Badger
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                    National Geographic Item #: 727994956754 -

                      Drop into the secret life of Badgie the honey badger as she learns how to face the wilds of Africa alone. Join her on mouse, snake, and scorpion hunts, and in her battle with a porcupine for ownership of her burrow. Badgers are among the most fearless animals in Africa, and in this film National Geographic follows Badgie's rite of passage to becoming the street fighter of the Savannah.

                      Ultimate Restorations: Badger #2: The Last Remaining Fish Car
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                      Kailuna Enterprises Item #: 823857239528 -

                        At Avalon Rail in Wisconsin, we follow the intricate, multi-million dollar restoration of one of the world's rarest railroad cars. During the Depression of 1911, when the West was expanding at a rapid rate, bringing fingerling fish out West from the East Coast and Midwest to stock lakes and streams as food sources was a huge business. Railroad cars were designed with tanks to carry the small fish, and elegant Victorian accommodations for the crews delivering them to the waterways. The...

                        Ultimate Restorations: Cangarda: The Last American Steam Yacht
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                        Kailuna Enterprises Item #: 823857239627 -

                          In our premier episode, we follow Bob McNeil's four year restoration of the 136' "CANGARDA", the last American steam yacht. Built in 1901, and salvaged 103 years later from a mud flat in Boston Harbor. Few were willing to even conceive of saving her, with pieces scattered up and down the East Coast, Bob McNeil and the colorful and knowledgeable crew of Rutherford's Boat Shop in San Francisco pull off the most important yacht restoration in American history -- so far. Old construction...

                          Ultimate Restorations: The Ahrens-Fox: A Kansas City Treasure
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                          Kailuna Enterprises Item #: 823857239429 -

                            In 1926, when only the best would do, Kansas City ordered a small fleet of Ahrens-Fox fire engines. Fire engines in that era were a source of pride for any city, and these were the finest, most expensive fire engines ever conceived or built, magnificent pieces of functional art, never to be duplicated. At his own fire engine museum in Estes Park Colorado, volunteer fireman Doug Klink and a small group of volunteer experts restore the last Kansas City Ahrens-Fox back to operating, showroom...

                            Ultimate Restorations: The Illions Supreme: The World's Most Beautiful Carousel
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                            Kailuna Enterprises Item #: 823857239825 -

                              As often happens in large, important restorations, things can take surprising turns. In this fascinating and beautiful-to-watch episode, what begins as the restoration of one carousel, soon becomes the story of 2 painstaking restorations. From the turn-of-the-century until today, there has been one carousel that has stood out from all of the rest--The Ilions Supreme Carousel. It is the ultimate creation of the renowned master carver, Marcus Charles Ilions. But as restoration work began on The...

                              Ultimate Restorations: The Lysander: Canada's Unsung Hero
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                              Kailuna Enterprises Item #: 823857239924 -

                                At the Vintage Wings Museum in Ottawa, Canada, a priceless spy plane from World War II is restored by first-time restorers, young and old. Under the direction of experts, we are with them as they "learn as they go". The Lysander will be one of only 4 remaining in the world, and as with all "ULTIMATE RESTORATIONS", is restored to fly again. For Canada and England, this plane represents the best of their ingenuity and courage: its unique landing and take-off capabilities...

                                Ultimate Restorations: The Midmer-Losh: Breathing Life into the Beast
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                                Kailuna Enterprises Item #: 823857240029 -

                                  It was 1929 in Atlantic City. Under his expansive reign over the city, gangster "Knucky" Johnson set about construction of one of the largest convention halls in the ountry. But it wasn't the hall itself that was the prize. It was being constructed, literally, around what was to be the world's largest theater pipe organ. Johnson came and went, but construction continued on into the early years of the depression. Boardwalk Hall was completed, and the great Midmer Losh organ, with over 34,000...

                                  Ultimate Restorations: The Schooner Coronet: Racing Into History
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                                  Kailuna Enterprises Item #: 823857239726 -

                                    Once again, host Bob McNeil joins with yacht restoration expert Jeff Rutherford to tackle a huge project with a colorful past, the 135 foot wooden schooner, quot;Coronet". Built in 1885 for American industrialist Rufus T. Bush, during her first five years CORONET earned fame as a trans-Atlantic race winner and circumnavigated the globe as one of the first U.S.-registered yachts to round Cape Horn. Her design is credited with changing U.S. commercial ship standards forever. All the pieces...

                                    Ultimate Restorations: The Sierra #3 Locomotive: A Star is Reborn
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                                    Kailuna Enterprises Item #: 823857240128 -

                                      The Sierra #3 is possibly the most famous steam locomotive in the world. She has been in continuous service at the Jamestown Railroad in Northern California since 1906, surviving a wreck in the '20s, and the scrap yard during World War II. After the war, and with the advent of diesel locomotives, her fate seemed sealed. But Hollywood came to her rescue, and she was featured in hundreds of films and television shows, with stars such as Gary Cooper in "High Noon", and Clint...

                                      Ultimate Shark
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                                      National Geographic Item #: 727994950875 -

                                        See the world's first MRI scan of a great white shark as Ultimate Shark reveals the extreme engineering and predatory abilities of one of nature's most near perfect predators. Hear firsthand accounts of people who survived harrowing encounters, including a surfer who was bitten on the arm and leg, towed by the surfboard ankle strap and miraculously escaped only with minor injuries. National Geographic demystifies the true motives and power behind their behavior.

                                        Ultimate Submission Showdown
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                                        Glasshouse Distribution Item #: 810072541536 -

                                          A submission only grappling tournament, featuring two of the Gracie Brothers!

                                          Ultimate Survival: WWII
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                                          National Geographic Item #: 024543646518 -

                                            Hazen Audel travels across the globe to relive some of the most astonishing stories of wilderness survival from World War II. During this brutal conflict, soldiers, sailors and airmen became lost behind enemy lines in some of the most inhospitable places on Earth, fighting epic battles to stay alive. Now Audel will retrace these journeys to see if he has what it takes to make it out alive.

                                            Ultimate Viper
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                                            National Geographic Item #: 727994950981 -

                                              Vipers have been evolving their way toward the top of the reptile heap for millions of years. Armed with an amazing arsenal of deadly tools, vipers have proven to be remarkably successful predators. Sharpened by millennia of natural selection, vipers have used these traits to penetrate almost every continent on the globe. But in an ever-changing world where skills new and old are constantly put to test, how will these reptiles find new evolutionary paths in which to continue to advance?

                                              Ultra Rare Sound Shorts, Volume 1
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                                              Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation Item #: 089218740199 -

                                                Dumb Dicks (1932): The Lafayette National Bank has just been robbed of $100,000 while Benny and Harry of the Rubin & Gribbon Private Detective Agency napped outside. Determined to right their wrong, Benny and Harry don disguises as fortune tellers to infiltrate the criminals' hideout and retrieve the loot. Starring Benny Rubin and Harry Gribbon.Girl Crazy (1929): The legendary Mack Sennett directed this farce in which randy widower Gus Salter takes his first trip to the big city and becomes an...

                                                Ultra Rare Sound Shorts, Volume 2
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                                                Alpha Video Item #: 089218743695 -

                                                  Easy On The Eyes (1933): A handsome pilot crash lands at a society party in order to meet a beautiful girl he's been following. Although she is engaged to a millionaire, the smitten flyboy launches a campaign to steal her away for himself. Starring Franklin Pangborn, Ed Nugent and Nora Lane. Scotch (1929): A newlywed couple retreats to a quiet apartment to celebrate their honeymoon, desiring nothing but solitude. Unknowingly, they have moved next door to a bathtub bootlegger, and soon find...