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Alexander The Great William Shatner Adam West + OTR Trilogy MP4 DVD

Alexander The Great William Shatner Adam West + OTR Trilogy MP4 DVD
Alexander The Great William Shatner Adam West + OTR Trilogy MP4 DVD
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William Shatner, Adam West And Joseph Cotton Star In This Legendary 1964 ABC Television Pilot (Color,1964, 52 Minutes) PLUS BONUS TITLES: YOU ARE THERE: A Self-Declared Trilogy Of Radio Shows On The Rise And Fall Of Alexander The Great Entitled ALEXANDER THE GREAT SEEKS MASTERY OF THE WORLD, Anchored By Renowned CBS Radio And Television Journalist John Daly: 1) September 30, 331 BC: The Peace Offer Of Darius (Truce Talks With Darius Before The Battle Of Gaugamela, Broadcast March 6, 1949, 28 Minutes), 2) October 1, 331 BC: The Battle For Asia (The Battle Of Gaugamela, Broadcast March 13, 1949, 28 Minutes), And 3) September, 326 BC: Mutiny In India (Broadcast March 20, 1949, 28 Minutes) -- All Presented In The Highest DVD Quality MPG Video Format Of 9.1 MBPS As An MP4 Video Download Or Archival Quality Dual Layer Format All Regions Format DVD!

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Media history as we know it would have been very different if this had been picked up by ABC; William Shatner as Alexander himself with Adam West costarring in a role as relegated as Robin's was to his Batman. Contains one of the campiest moments in the world's tv media archives - a shagged-out West gets a slap on the butt with Shatner's sword when West, laying on his stomach atop his horse, breathily thanks Shatner for rescuing him from his captors with the words "I thought you'd never come". Star Trek meets Batman in the very best way!

Media history as we know it would have been very different if this had been picked up by ABC; William Shatner as Alexander himself with Adam West costarring in a role as relegated as Robin's was to his Batman. Contains one of the campiest moments in the world's tv media archives - a shagged-out West gets a slap on the butt with Shatner's sword when West, laying on his stomach atop his horse, breathily thanks Shatner for rescuing him from his captors with the words "I thought you'd never come". Star Trek meets Batman in the very best way!


A Television Pilot, also known as a Pilot, TV Pilot or a Pilot Episode, and sometimes marketed as a Tele-Movie) is a standalone episode of a television series that is used to sell the show to a television network. At the time of its creation, the pilot is meant to be the testing ground to gauge whether a series will be successful. It is, therefore, a test episode for the intended television series, an early step in the series development, much like pilot studies serve as precursors to the start of larger activity. In the case of a successful television series, the pilot is commonly the first episode that is aired of the particular series under its own name -- the episode that gets the series "off the ground". A "backdoor pilot" is an episode of an existing successful series that heavily features supporting character(s) or guest stars in previously unseen roles. Its purpose is to introduce the characters to an audience before the creators decide on whether or not they intend to pursue a spin-off series with those characters. Television networks use pilots to determine whether an entertaining concept can be successfully realized and whether the expense of additional episodes is justified. A pilot is best thought of as a prototype of the show that is to follow, because elements often change from pilot to series. Variety estimates that only a little over a quarter of all pilots made for American television proceed to the series stage.

Alexander was a basileus (king) of the ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon and a member of the Argead dynasty. He was born in Pella in 356 BC and succeeded his father to the throne at the age of twenty. He spent most of his ruling years on an unprecedented military campaign through Asia and northeast Africa, and he created one of the largest empires of the ancient world by the age of thirty, stretching from Greece to northwestern India. He was undefeated in battle and is widely considered one of history's most successful military commanders. During his youth, Alexander was tutored by Aristotle until age 16. After Philip's assassination in 336 BC, he succeeded his father to the throne and inherited a strong kingdom and an experienced army. Alexander was awarded the generalship of Greece and used this authority to launch his father's pan-Hellenic project to lead the Greeks in the conquest of Persia. In 334 BC, he invaded the Achaemenid Empire (Persian Empire) and began a series of campaigns that lasted ten years. Following the conquest of Anatolia, Alexander broke the power of Persia in a series of decisive battles, most notably the battles of Issus and Gaugamela. He subsequently overthrew Persian King Darius III and conquered the Achaemenid Empire in its entirety. At that point, his empire stretched from the Adriatic Sea to the Indus River. He endeavored to reach the "ends of the world and the Great Outer Sea" and invaded India in 326 BC, winning an important victory over the Pauravas at the Battle of the Hydaspes. He eventually turned back at the demand of his homesick troops. Alexander died in Babylon in 323 BC, the city that he planned to establish as his capital, without executing a series of planned campaigns that would have begun with an invasion of Arabia. In the years following his death, a series of civil wars tore his empire apart, resulting in the establishment of several states ruled by the Diadochi, Alexander's surviving generals and heirs. Alexander's legacy includes the cultural diffusion and syncretism which his conquests engendered, such as Greco-Buddhism. He founded some twenty cities that bore his name, most notably Alexandria in Egypt. Alexander's settlement of Greek colonists and the resulting spread of Greek culture in the east resulted in a new Hellenistic civilization, aspects of which were still evident in the traditions of the Byzantine Empire in the mid-15th century AD and the presence of Greek speakers in central and far eastern Anatolia until the 1920s. Alexander became legendary as a classical hero in the mold of Achilles, and he features prominently in the history and mythic traditions of both Greek and non-Greek cultures. He became the measure against which military leaders compared themselves, and military academies throughout the world still teach his tactics. He is often ranked among the most influential people in history.