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Darwin's darkest hour.

Author: Jon BradshawHenry Ian CusickFrances O'ConnorMichael MahoneyNational Geographic Television.All authors
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : National Geographic, ©2009.
Series: National Geographic Society special.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Widescreen [ed.]View all editions and formats
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When Charles Darwin's life's work is in danger of being scooped by Alfred Wallace, one of his children is stricken by scarlet fever and one with diphtheria. His wife, Emma, is his rock, helping him through the turmoil. This story brings to life the compelling human story behind the publication of one of history's most influential theories.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographical television programs
Historical television programs
Science television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Fiction
Named Person: Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Bradshaw; Henry Ian Cusick; Frances O'Connor; Michael Mahoney; National Geographic Television.; National Geographic Television & Film.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
ISBN: 9781426295553 1426295553
OCLC Number: 858081101
Language Note: Subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Notes: Originally aired on the television program Nova on October 6, 2009.
Special features: Behind the scenes (13 min.); bonus program: Assignment: Galapagos (19 min.).
Credits: Directed by John Bradshaw ; teleplay by John Goldsmith ; produced by Michael Mahoney.
Director of photography, Christopher Ball ; editor, Dean Soltys ; music, Charles Bernstein.
Cast: Henry Ian Cusick, Frances O'Connor, Nigel Bennett, Richard Donat, Vanessa Walton-Bone, Jeremy Akerman.
Description: 1 videodisc (101 min.) : sound, color ; 12 cm.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen (matted, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital surround 5.1 or stereo.
Series Title: National Geographic Society special.
Other Titles: Nova (Television program)

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When Charles Darwin's life's work is in danger of being scooped by Alfred Wallace, one of his children is stricken by scarlet fever and one with diphtheria. His wife, Emma, is his rock, helping him through the turmoil. This story brings to life the compelling human story behind the publication of one of history's most influential theories.

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