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Author: Alan EreiraFergal KeaneDavid AttenboroughAndrew SachsJohn LynchAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : BBC Video ; Distributed by BBC Worldwide America, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Widescreen and full screen versionsView all editions and formats
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"The twelve discs in this collection bring together eight landmark BBC series that togehter present a remarkably comprehensive portrait of the natural beauty of Europe, Africa, the Americas, and Antarctica. In over 30 hours of breathtaking footgage, viewers will explore the remarkable diversity of plants and animals on these vast continents and examine the complex relationships between nature, wildlife and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Ereira; Fergal Keane; David Attenborough; Andrew Sachs; John Lynch; Sean Pertwee; British Broadcasting Corporation.; BBC America.; BBC Video (Firm); 2 Entertain (Firm); WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Animal Planet (Television network); Discovery Channel (Firm); National Geographic Society (U.S.); Lionheart Television International.; WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.); Australian Broadcasting Corporation.; Österreichischer Rundfunk.; Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen.
ISBN: 1419889028 9781419889028 1419840185 9781419840180 1419849034 9781419849039
OCLC Number: 642346217
Language Note: English and Spanish language options (English only for: Wild Africa, Congo, The first Eden, Europe, a natural history); closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from set container.
"Each series in this collection may be viewed in Enhanced Content Mode, in which pop-up windows will periodically appear during the program featuring added factual content."--Container.
Cast: Narrators and hosts include: Alan Ereira, Fergal Keane, David Attenborough, Andrew Sachs, John Lynch, Sean Pertwee.
Target Audience: Not rated by the MPAA.
Description: 12 videodiscs (ca. 1850 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Region 1; Dolby digital stereo.; widescreen presentation for Wild South America, Wild Africa, Congo, Europe, a natural history ; full screen presentation for Land of the eagle, Spirits of the jaguar Life in the freezer, The first Eden. presentations.
Contents: Western hemisphere and Antarctica. Land of the eagle (1990, 98 min.) ; Spirits of the jaguar (1996, 49 min.) ; Wild South America (2000, 98 min.) ; Life in the freezer (1993, 29 min.) --
Africa and Europe. Wild Africa (2001, 98 min.) ; Congo (2001, 50 min.) ; The first Eden (1987, 54 min.) ; Europe, a natural history (2005, 49 min.) Land of the eagle. Disc one. The great encounter ; Confronting the wilderness ; Conquering the swamps ; Across the seas of grass --
Disc two. Into the shining mountains ; Living on the edge ; The first and last frontier ; Searching for paradise. Spirits of the jaguar. The forging of a new world --
Forests of the Maya --
Hunters of the Caribbean Sea --
The fifth world of the Aztecs. Wild South America. Disc one. Lost worlds ; Mighty Amazon ; The Great Plains ; The Andes --
Disc two. Amazon jungle --
Penguin shores. Life in the freezer. The bountiful sea --
The ice retreats --
The race to breed --
The door closes --
The big freeze --
Footsteps in the snow. Wild Africa. Disc one. Mountains ; Savannah ; Deserts ; Coasts --
Disc two. Jungle ; Lakes and rivers --
Bonus features: The Nile: crocodiles and kings ; The Nile: the great floods. Congo. The river that swallows all rivers --
Spirits of the forest --
Footprints in the forest --
Bonus features: Spirits of the forest: Madagascar. The first Eden. The making of the garden --
The gods enslaved --
The wastes of war. Europe, a natural history. Disc one. Genesis ; Ice ages ; Taming the wild ; The new millennium --
Disc two. Bonus features: Scandinaiva ; Fire and ice.
Other Titles: Western hemisphere and Antarctica.
Africa and Europe.
Land of the eagle.
Spirits of the jaguar.
Wild South America.
Life in the freezer.
Wild Africa.
Congo.
First Eden.
Europe, a natural history.
Responsibility: a BBC production.

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"The twelve discs in this collection bring together eight landmark BBC series that togehter present a remarkably comprehensive portrait of the natural beauty of Europe, Africa, the Americas, and Antarctica. In over 30 hours of breathtaking footgage, viewers will explore the remarkable diversity of plants and animals on these vast continents and examine the complex relationships between nature, wildlife and humans."--Container.

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