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Beyond survival

Author: Desmond MorrisGraham BoothMike BeynonBritish Broadcasting Corporation. Natural History Unit.Discovery Channel (Firm)All authors
Publisher: [S.l.] : TLC Video ; Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities and Sciences [distributor], 1999.
Series: Human animal: a natural history of the human species, [6].
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This program explores the biological basis for creativity and the human propensity for creative expression and art appreciation. The proliferation of visual art for symbolic, decorative, and narrative purposes is discussed within the context of "adult playfulness": the meaningful pursuits in which people engage when not involved in survival-related activities.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Desmond Morris; Graham Booth; Mike Beynon; British Broadcasting Corporation. Natural History Unit.; Discovery Channel (Firm); TLC Video (Firm); Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 41472073
Notes: Originally produced in 1994.
Credits: Producer/director, Graham Booth; series producer, Mike Beynon ; editor, Andrew Mort.
Performer(s): Narrator: Desmond Morris.
Description: 1 videocassette (50 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Human animal: a natural history of the human species, [6].
Other Titles: Desmond Morris' The Human animal: a personal view of the human species.
Human animal: a personal view of the human species.
Human animal: a natural history of the human species.
Responsibility: by Desmond Morris ; a BBC production in association with the Discovery Channel.

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This program explores the biological basis for creativity and the human propensity for creative expression and art appreciation. The proliferation of visual art for symbolic, decorative, and narrative purposes is discussed within the context of "adult playfulness": the meaningful pursuits in which people engage when not involved in survival-related activities.

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