Video — 10 videodiscs (ca. 20 hr.) : sd., col. ; b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 v. (36 p. : ill.)
[v. 1]. Spartacus
[v. 2]. Lolita
[v. 3]. Dr. Strangelove
[v. 4]. 2001, a space odyssey
[v. 5]. A clockwork orange
[v. 6]. Barry Lyndon
[v. 7]. The shining
[v. 8]. Full metal jacket
[v. 9]. Eyes wide shut
[v. 10]. Stanley Kubrick, a life in pictures.
Spartacus: Classic story of an indomitable gladiator who led a Roman slave revolt against the tyranny of the Roman empire.
Lolita: The movie chronicles a middle-aged literature professor's unusual and doomed sexual passion for a seductively precocious "nymphet" named Lolita.
Dr. Strangelove: A group of paranoia-inspired, war-happy generals manage to initiate an "accidental;" nuclear apocalypse. A bomber squadron is ordered to attack Russia, triggering a Soviet response. Gen. Ripper, U.S. President Muffley are attempting to avert disaster. Advising the President is Dr. Strangelove, a demented ex-Nazi scientist.
2001: A science fiction film which moves from the pre-historic birth of intelligence toward the emergence of man as pure thought somewhere in the future.
Clockwork orange: Apprehended by the police, Alex is tried, sentenced, and sent to prison for 14 years. Two years into his sentence, he signs up for the Ludovico Treatment and is released as cured.
Barry Lyndon: The rise and fall of a young 18th century Irishman bent on achieving fame and fortune, mainly through marriage.
The shining: When a couple takes a job as hotel caretakers for the winter, their young son's psychic powers bring out the evil in the old hotel.
Full metal jacket: Vietnam war drama which begins with a depiction of the brutality of Marine Corps training and then shifts to Vietnam, focusing mainly on a group of Marines responding to the Tet Offensive of 1968.
Dr. William Harford plunges one fateful winter night into an erotic foray that threatens his marriage, and may even ensnare him in a lurid murder mystery.