Whicker's World: Volume 3

Format: DVD

Whicker's World

A cultural icon, consummate interviewer and guiding light behind some of the most popular documentaries ever made, Alan Whicker’s quiet brand of incisive, insightful television journalism has enthralled audiences for the past six decades.

This third volume presents a diverse and memorable selection of films made between 1968 and 1980, ranging in topic from the cryonics industry to the Gay Lib movement in America, and from the modern-day Maharajahs of Rajasthan to the Carib tribe of Dominica.

Whicker's World

The Road from Rose Linda’s - Alan Whicker Meets the Cats’ Eyes Man
Whicker meets Percy Shaw, the inventor of cats’ eye reflectors for roads.

Immortality Inc.
A remarkable film exploring America’s nascent cryonics industry.

Prince Johannes von Thurn und Taxis
Whicker meets Bavaria’s playboy prince.

Husbands Shy Clear of Me, Boy…!
In the South Pacific, Whicker meets the descendants of the Bounty Mutineers.

I Do My Duty When I Feel Like It
Whicker encounters two very different tribes in the Caribbean.

God Forgive Me for What I’ve Done - But it Was All Very Enjoyable…
Patricia, a former career criminal, talks frankly about her life.

The Lord Is My Shepherd and He Knows I’m Gay
Whicker explores the emerging world of Gay Lib in the United States.

The Most Beautifullest Brainwashing There Ever Was...
A look at the activities of the ‘Christian Foundation’ of Los Angeles.

A Gun Is a Funny Animal
Sample life among the ‘Never Sweat Set’ in Houston, Texas.

Large Sums of Money Have a Very Fusty Smell
Whicker meets master forger Bob Baudin and train robber Ronnie Biggs’ wife.

How Can I Lie About my Age When My Son Needs a Facelift..?
A study of America’s new aristocracy at play at Palm Beach, Florida.

Even Though You’re a Maharajah You’re a Human Being First
Whicker traverses the princely state of Rajasthan – India’s ‘Abode of the Kings’.

He’ll Never Have to Divorce Me - He Can Always Change Me…
Whicker revisits Los Angeles plastic surgeon Kurt Wagner and his wife, Kathy.

Number of Discs
1.33:1 / Colour / Black and White
Mono / English
2 / PAL
465 mins approx