BBC – Clive James Postcard from Shanghai (1990)

BBC – Clive James: Postcard from Shanghai (1990)
English | Size: 825 MB
Category: Documentary

Clive sets out to find out about a city that was once known as the Paris of the East and discovered China on the brink of revolution. As demonstrating students joined three million cyclists to clog the streets, he encounters a once-wealthy socialite who survived the Cultural Revolution, a baby-washing entrepreneur, a local eel-gutter and a jazz band playing Jingle Bells on an empty ferry cruising up the Huangpu River. [Read more…]

BBC – Clive James Postcard from Chicago (1989)

BBC – Clive James: Postcard from Chicago (1989)
English | Size: 770 MB
Category: Documentary

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Clive visits the Windy City and finds there is a lot more to Chicago than memories of Al Capone and the St Valentine’s Day Massacre. The people are surprisingly forthright about the problems of living in a city where millions of dollars change hands at the board of trade, but little is done to solve the problems of gang violence in the housing projects where shootings are a daily event. [Read more…]

BBC – Clive James Postcard from Bombay (1995)

BBC – Clive James: Postcard from Bombay (1995)
English | Size: 878 MB
Category: Documentary

Clive James visits the bustling city of Bombay. Pursued by beggars, he makes his escape to Bollywood, where he finds stunt work in a costume epic. He also watches a street dentist and visits a roadside astrologer. [Read more…]

BBC – Clive James Postcard from Miami (1990)

BBC – Clive James: Postcard from Miami (1990)
English | Size: 992 MB
Category: Documentary

Clive James goes to Miami in search of vice. He’s given a boat tour of the Miami islands by an ex-CIA agent, speeds out into the Gulf with US Customs to track down drug runners, and cruises through Coconut Grove in a Miami Police patrol car. He also meets Miami Vice star Don Johnson, Gloria Estefan of the Miami Sound Machine, columnist for the Miami Herald Dave Barry, and Joel Hirschhorn, who defends alleged drug barons. [Read more…]

BBC – Clive James Postcard from Cairo (1993)

BBC – Clive James: Postcard from Cairo (1993)
English | Size: 1.01 GB
Category: Tutorial

Clive James makes his first visit to the Middle East, where he explores the pyramids, tries to buy a camel and talks to Omar Sharif about his love for Cairo’s traditions of tolerance and cosmopolitanism. [Read more…]

BBC – Clive James Postcard from Rio (1989)

BBC – Clive James: Postcard from Rio (1989)
English | Size: 1.25 GB
Category: Documentary

Clive James visits Rio de Janeiro, where the poor live by their wits in the city’s favelas while wealthy Cariocas live in a world that is very different, making contact with their less fortunate neighbours only when a servant is paid or a millionaire is mugged. [Read more…]

BBC – Clive James Postcard from Rome (1990)

BBC – Clive James: Postcard from Rome (1990)
English | Size: 760 MB
Category: Documentary

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Rome was once the focal point for the world’s jet set. Now Clive travels to the eternal city in search of the dolce vita and to acquire some Roman sophistication. During his stay, he meets a socialite prince, Mussolini’s son and learns a lesson from a sexologist. [Read more…]

BBC – Clive James Postcard from Paris (1989)

BBC – Clive James: Postcard from Paris (1989)
English | Size: 1002 MB
Category: Documentary

Clive James returns to Paris, the city calls his spiritual home. As a young man he wondered how to meet the women of Paris. This time he does, including writers, models and actresses. [Read more…]

BBC – Clive James Postcard from New York (1995)

BBC – Clive James: Postcard from New York (1995)
English | Size: 858 MB
Category: Documentary

Clive James reluctantly revisits New York City. His exploits include being fitted with a bulletproof vest, hiring a bodyguard and interviews with famous native New Yorkers. [Read more…]

BBC – Clive James Postcard from LA (1990)

BBC – Clive James: Postcard from LA (1990)
English | Size: 833 MB
Category: Documentary

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Clive James explores how to succeed in Los Angeles by learning the secret of the film business from Hollywood experts, advisers to the stars and the celebrities themselves. [Read more…]