Movielink Expands Documentary Offerings with Acclaimed War Series

Movielink Expands Documentary Offerings with Acclaimed War Series

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Titles Available for Download Include Episodes from Award-Winning Television Documentary Series, “Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War”

Movielink, the broadband video-on-demand (VOD) service offering hundreds of hit movies for legal download, announced today that it has expanded its documentary offerings with the acquisition of the acclaimed television documentary series, “Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War.” Movielink’s continued expansion into the documentary genre compliments its recently acquired National Geographic titles and further enhances its library of titles available for download.

“We are constantly striving to provide our customers with top-line content,” said Jim Ramo, CEO, Movielink. “In a continued effort to add quality titles to our documentary category, we are pleased to offer this celebrated series for download for the first time ever.”

“We’re delighted to showcase some of our favorite ‘Spy Tech’ episodes on the internet via broadband,” said John Corry, partner, The Documedia Group. “Movielink is the leader in video-on-demand, and we’re thrilled to be a part of their library.”

Produced by The Documedia Group, “Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War” has aired in more than 40 countries and is often featured on The History Channel and U.S. Armed Forces Television. Based on intelligence from formerly classified documents and messages, including interviews with experts, authors and eyewitnesses from all over the world, the 65-hour comprehensive documentary series spans every major conflict in the 20th century and beyond. Narrated by Charlton Heston, the award-winning series features declassified and rare footage, 3D graphics, on-location shooting, historical retracing shots and extensive re-enactments.

Titles in the episodic series currently available for download include: “The Ultra Enigma,” “Weapons of the Shadow War,” “Tools of Deception,” “D-Day Deceptions,” “Spies in the Sky,” “Breaking the Japanese Code,” “Battlefield Deceptions,” “Spy Planes” and “Secret Submarines in WWII.”

Movielink is available to U.S. Internet users with broadband connections. Consumers can easily browse Movielink’s user-friendly site and view trailers of available titles without charge. Once customers are ready to rent a title, they register with Movielink and pay for their rental via credit card. Downloads range between $1.99 and $4.99. Movielink’s Movies in Minutes(TM) feature let’s customers begin watching titles within 2-10 minutes, or store them for up to 30 days and experience unlimited viewing for any 24 hour period. Customers can also use Movielink’s MultiPlay (TM) feature to re-rent titles for additional 24-hour viewing periods for up to 30 days after the initial rental.

About Movielink

Movielink ( is the online movie download service offering U.S. broadband customers an extensive selection of recently released films and classic movies covering every genre, from action, comedy, drama, family and romance to sci-fi, horror and thrillers. The service is owned and operated by Movielink, LLC, a joint venture of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Universal Studios and Warner Bros. Studios. Movielink content offerings are drawn from the current releases and vast libraries of those studios as well as from those of Walt Disney Pictures, Miramax, Artisan and others, on a non-exclusive basis.

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