Holiday gift guide 2010: Four TV and movie classics

2. The Golden Age of Television ($49.95)

A must-have for the serious TV collection: "The Golden Age of Television," a three-disc set that includes some of the most masterly drama ever put on broadcast television. From "Marty," Paddy Chayefsky's touching character study of a lonely butcher, which brought in the naturalistic style in the 1950s, to the searing "Days of Wine and Roses," this box set from The Criterion Collection shows the high-water mark for TV drama.

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