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 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… (1991)

BBC – Clive James: Postcard from… (1991)
English | Size: 1.59 GB
Category: Documentary

Clive James sends a postcard.
Ch 1. Sydney
The Aussie revisits his home town after 30 years away and finds it has flourished in his absence, turning into one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world. He admires the new skyscrapers competing with the famous Harbour Bridge and Opera House on the city’s skyline, samples the region’s wines, and reminisces about his youth as a surf-hero. [Read more…]