With Peter Batty Productions (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Algerian War, 1954-1962 (1984)

280 min | Documentary, History, War

7.1
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The Algerian War was a momentous struggle for independence from France by Algerian nationalists between 1954 and 1962. This eight-year conflict caused the fall of six French Prime Ministers... See full summary »

Star: Jim Norton

Votes: 9

2. The Divided Union (1987– )

260 min | Documentary, History, War

5.7
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Historical documentary on the American Civil War (1861-1865) featuring firsthand information from personal diaries, soldiers' letters, reminiscences, personal accounts, photographs, ... See full summary »

Stars: Ed Bishop, Peter Parish

Votes: 13

3. Battle for Dien Bien Phu (1979)

Not Rated | 50 min | Documentary, Drama, War

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Tells not only of this important conflict that happened between March and May 1954 during the First Indochina War. It also relates the events leading up to that climactic confrontation ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Batty | Stars: Bernard Archard, Christian de Castries, Hubert de Seguins-Pazzis, Malcolm MacDonald

Votes: 17

4. Tito (1992)

Documentary, Biography, History

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A biographical study of Marshall Josip Broz Tito and his leadership of Yugoslavia in two parts (1. 'Churchill's Man?' and 2. 'His Own Man').

Stars: John Rowe, Winston Churchill, Josip Broz Tito

5. Battle for the Bulge (1969)

48 min | Documentary, History, War

7.0
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This WWII documentary uses current location filming and authentic historic film clips to document the Battle of the Bulge, the last big German offensive in World War II, which was launched ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Batty | Star: Bernard Archard

Votes: 8

6. The Atomic Bomb: The Dawn of the Nuclear Age! (1970 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary, History, War

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Director: Peter Batty | Star: Bernard Archard

7. Farouk: Last of the Pharaohs (1970)

50 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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Using rare archival film clips and photographs, this film focuses heavily on biographical details of the remarkable life story of King Farouk (1920-1965), penultimate King of Egypt and the Sudan, overthrown in 1952 by Nasser's revolution.

Director: Peter Batty | Stars: Bernard Archard, King Faroukh, Gamal Abdel Nasser

8. Weapons of War: The Atomic Bomb/The Hydrogen Bomb (1993 Video)

104 min | Documentary, History, War

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Director: Peter Batty | Star: Bernard Archard

9. Battle for Warsaw (1978)

Not Rated | 48 min | Documentary, History, War

6.9
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Using rare newly found footage and eye-witness accounts from survivors, 'Battle for Warsaw' tells the tragic story of the 1944 Warsaw Uprising in which nearly a quarter of a million Poles lost their lives.

Director: Peter Batty | Star: Bernard Archard

Votes: 9

10. The Hydrogen Bomb: The Ultimate Weapon of Destruction! (1975 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary, History, War

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This historical documentary presents the background story to the making and testing of the first H-bomb. It contains rare archival film as well as notable contributions from many of the ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Batty | Stars: Bernard Archard, Edward Teller

11. Il Poverello: the Story of St. Francis of Assisi (1982 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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Shot on location in Assisi, Rome and Canterbury, the film provides a riveting insight into the life of St. Francis and the area of Italy where he lived. Portraying a man who changed the world, it shows Francis' appeal is as strong as ever.

Director: Peter Batty | Star: Robert Lang

12. Weapons of War (1984–1991)

52 min | Documentary, History, War

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A visual chronicle of some of the most devastating weapons created for war.

Stars: Bernard Archard, Edward Teller, Mike Stanley

13. Battle for Cassino (1969 Video)

51 min | Documentary, History, War

6.3
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In this World War II documentary, we examine several of the controversial bombings of the war. Included is Allies bombing of the Benedictine Monastery on Monte Cassino.

Director: Peter Batty | Star: Bernard Archard

Votes: 7

14. A Time for Remembrance (1989 TV Movie)

Documentary, History

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Director: Peter Batty | Star: Robert Lang

15. Battle for the Desert (1967)

Documentary, History, War

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Director: Peter Batty | Star: Bernard Archard

16. The Road to Suez (1965)

60 min | Documentary

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A two-part historical mini-series reflecting on the 1956 Suez Crisis with interviews with Julian Amery, David Ben-Gurion, Sir John Glubb, Sir Harry Legge-Bourke, Selwyn Lloyd, Robert Murphy... See full summary »

Star: Bernard Archard

17. The World of Television (1975)

Documentary

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Series of six TV-programs looking at the medium of television through interviews with executives, producers, performers, pundits and viewers, and visits behind the scenes in studios throughout the world.

Star: Nigel Pegram

18. A Tale of Two Streets (1966 TV Movie)

Documentary

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The different worlds of Savile Row and Carnaby Street are presented with their varied history, bespoke tailors, independent fashion boutiques, fashion designers, stylists, etc.

Director: Ken Ashton | Star: Dudley Foster

19. A Turn up in a Million - The Life of Ernest Bevin (1980 TV Movie)

Documentary, Biography, History

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Director: Peter Batty | Stars: Bernard Archard, Ernest Bevin

20. Gehlen: Hitler's Superspy (1974 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary, History, War

6.1
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This is the remarkable story of Reinhard Gehlen, former Head of the German Secret Service, who helped to found the CIA, the American Central Intelligence Agency.

Director: Peter Batty | Stars: Bernard Archard, Reinhard Gehlen

Votes: 9

21. Swastika over British Soil (1990 TV Movie)

Documentary, History, War

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Director: Peter Batty

22. The Story of Wine (1976)

180 min | Documentary, History

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Hosted by international wine authority Baron Philippe de Rothschild, these six programs trace the story of different wines, Porto and Cognac, explore the fine points of wine-tasting, and examine the increasing popularity of wine.

Star: Philippe de Rothschild

23. Weapons of War (1984–1991)
Episode: First Jet Fighters (1984)

52 min | Documentary, History, War

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24. Weapons of War (1984–1991)
Episode: The British Bomber (1984)

52 min | Documentary, History, War

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25. Weapons of War (1984–1991)
Episode: The Hydrogen Bomb (1985)

52 min | Documentary, History, War

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The background story to the making and testing of the first hydrogen bomb, with extended interviews with Edward Teller, theoretical physicist who is famously known as "the father of the hydrogen bomb".

Director: Peter Batty | Stars: Bernard Archard, Edward Teller

26. Weapons of War (1984–1991)
Episode: The Tank (1987)

52 min | Documentary, History, War

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27. Weapons of War (1984–1991)
Episode: Airshow (1988)

52 min | Documentary, History, War

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The Battle of Britain memorial flight plus a tribute to the Dakota (name earned from acronym DACoTA for Douglas Aircraft Company Transport Aircraft), as the British and the Australians ... See full summary »

28. Weapons of War (1984–1991)
Episode: The Atomic Bomb (1989)

52 min | Documentary, History, War

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The birth of the A-bomb and the incredible top-secret story that can now be told: from Nazi oppression which forced nuclear scientists to flee to the West to the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Director: Peter Batty | Star: Bernard Archard

29. Weapons of War (1984–1991)
Episode: The YF-22A Fighter Plane (1991)

52 min | Documentary, History, War

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A history of fighter planes, including the YF-22A and other experimental military aircraft, from the first World War to Desert Storm: 1914-1991.

Directors: Roger Ulanoff, Stanley M. Ulanoff | Star: Mike Stanley

30. The Divided Union (1987– )
Episode: Forward to Sumter (1987)

52 min | Documentary, History, War

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Forward to Sumter tells the story of the background to the War (1861-65), its causes, particularly the impact of slavery: how North and South in the United States had been evolving into two... See full summary »

Director: Peter Batty | Stars: Ed Bishop, Peter Parish

31. The Divided Union (1987– )
Episode: Bloody Stalemate (1987)

52 min | Documentary, History, War

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Bloody Stalemate deals with the early skirmishes and how the South fails to exploit its initial victory at Manassas, the North's decisive victory at Shiloh, the Battle of Antietam where ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Batty | Stars: Ed Bishop, Peter Parish

32. The Divided Union (1987– )
Episode: High Tide of the Confederacy (1987)

52 min | Documentary, History, War

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Director: Peter Batty | Stars: Ed Bishop, Peter Parish

33. The Divided Union (1987– )
Episode: Total War (1987)

52 min | Documentary, History, War

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Director: Peter Batty | Stars: Ed Bishop, Peter Parish

34. The Divided Union (1987– )
Episode: Conclusion at Appomattox (1987)

52 min | Documentary, History, War

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Director: Peter Batty | Stars: Ed Bishop, Peter Parish

35. Tito (1992)
Episode: His Own Man (1992)

Documentary, Biography, History

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Director: Peter Batty | Stars: Winston Churchill, John Rowe, Josip Broz Tito

36. The Story of Wine (1976)
Episode: From the Beginning (1976)

30 min | Documentary, History

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Director: Peter Batty | Star: Philippe de Rothschild

37. The Story of Wine (1976)
Episode: The Great Clarets (1976)

30 min | Documentary, History

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Director: Peter Batty | Star: Philippe de Rothschild

38. The Story of Wine (1976)
Episode: The Great Aperitifs (1976)

30 min | Documentary, History

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Director: Peter Batty | Star: Philippe de Rothschild

39. The Story of Wine (1976)
Episode: The Great Dessert Drinks (1976)

30 min | Documentary, History

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Director: Peter Batty | Star: Philippe de Rothschild

40. The Story of Wine (1976)
Episode: Bottle Talk (1976)

30 min | Documentary, History

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Director: Peter Batty | Star: Philippe de Rothschild

41. The Story of Wine (1976)
Episode: From a Drink for Generals to the General Drink (1976)

30 min | Documentary, History

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Director: Peter Batty | Star: Philippe de Rothschild

42. The Road to Suez (1965)
Episode: The Road to Suez - Part 1 (1965)

60 min | Documentary

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Director: George Clark | Star: Bernard Archard

43. The Road to Suez (1965)
Episode: The Road to Suez - Part 2 (1965)

60 min | Documentary

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Director: George Clark | Star: Bernard Archard

44. The Algerian War, 1954-1962 (1984)
Episode: Road to Rebellion (1984)

Documentary, History, War

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Director: Peter Batty | Star: Jim Norton

45. The Algerian War, 1954-1962 (1984)
Episode: A Question of Conscience (1984)

Documentary, History, War

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Director: Peter Batty | Star: Jim Norton

46. The Algerian War, 1954-1962 (1984)
Episode: I Understand You (1984)

Documentary, History, War

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Director: Peter Batty | Star: Jim Norton

47. The Algerian War, 1954-1962 (1984)
Episode: To the Barricades (1984)

Documentary, History, War

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Director: Peter Batty | Star: Jim Norton

48. The Algerian War, 1954-1962 (1984)
Episode: The Suitcase or the Coffin (1984)

Documentary, History, War

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Director: Peter Batty | Star: Jim Norton

49. The World of Television (1975)
Episode: The Beautiful Business (1975)

Documentary

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Director: Peter Batty | Star: Nigel Pegram

50. The World of Television (1975)
Episode: Golden Time (1975)

Documentary

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Director: Peter Batty | Star: Nigel Pegram


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