"AMERICA'S CASTLES" takes a grand tour of the nation's most extraordinary homes. Lavish, sprawling, and sometimes whimsical, these one-of-a-kind landmarks astonish with their architectural inventiveness and exuberant decorative splendor. Built between the turn of the 20th century right up to present, these remarkable estates and mansions stand as the crown jewels of America's most rich and famous.
From the Rockefeller's spectacular country estate in the Hudson Valley to Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, "AMERICA'S CASTLES" opens the doors to dozens of exclusive addresses. Guided by curators and directors, cameras glide over stunning interiors brimming with artistic masterpieces and hand-made furnishings of rare woods and marbles, while a fascinating blend of cultural and biographical details tells the full story behind these grand estates. Available on DVD for the first time, "AMERICA'S CASTLES" features the following programs: The Plantation Era, Florida's Grand Estates, Hudson River Valley Estates, Newport Mansions, The Grand Adirondack Camps and The Gold Coast Estates. (Source: http://www.newvideo.com/productdetail.html?productid=NV-AAE-)