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Author: Thomas SkinnerDennis B KaneBarbara JampelNational Geographic Society (U.S.)WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)All authors
Publisher: Stamford, CT : Distributed by Vestron Video, [1986], ©1981.
Series: National Geographic video.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Calls attention to the plight of the gorilla, which is on the verge of extinction. Profiles a zookeeper, a research scientist, a research psychologist, a writer-photographer, and a husband and wife team working on the mountain gorilla project. Film footage demonstrates the animals' intelligence, humanlike qualities, and the effects of their exploitation by humans.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Skinner; Dennis B Kane; Barbara Jampel; National Geographic Society (U.S.); WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.); Vestron Video (Firm); Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
ISBN: 0805100040 : 9780805100044
OCLC Number: 15293799
Notes: A program broadcast April 8, 1981 by PBS.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Previously issued as motion picture and videorecording in 1981 by National Geographic.
Issued also as Beta 1/2 in.
An entry in the 1981 Peabody Awards competition for television, no. 81143 DCT.
"VA 1041."
Credits: Photographer, André Gunn et al. ; editor, Barry Nye ; narrator, E.G. Marshall ; music supervisor, Jack Tillar ; executive producers, Thomas Skinner, Dennis B. Kane.
Cast: Narrator, E.G. Marshall.
Target Audience: General.
Description: 1 videocassette (59 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: National Geographic video.
Responsibility: written, produced and directed by Barbara Jampel ; [produced by the National Geographic Society and WQED Pittsburgh].

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Calls attention to the plight of the gorilla, which is on the verge of extinction. Profiles a zookeeper, a research scientist, a research psychologist, a writer-photographer, and a husband and wife team working on the mountain gorilla project. Film footage demonstrates the animals' intelligence, humanlike qualities, and the effects of their exploitation by humans.

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