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Human body : pushing the limits

Author: Martin MortimoreTim GoodchildBray PoorDangerous Films.Discovery Channel (Firm)All authors
Publisher: [Silver Spring, Md.] : Discovery Communications, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Anamorphic widescreen format (1.85:1)View all editions and formats
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"A groundbreaking series portraying the human body as you've never seen it before. This series takes us across continents, meeting those who have pushed their bodies to the max. The latest CGI and camerawork depicts their ordeals in vivid detail, both externally and through the internal workings of their bodies. Meanwhile our presenter puts his own body through its paces, pushing it to extremes"--Container.
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Genre/Form: Science television programs
Documentary
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Mortimore; Tim Goodchild; Bray Poor; Dangerous Films.; Discovery Channel (Firm); Discovery Communications, Inc.
OCLC Number: 226292512
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Originally produced for television in 2008.
Credits: Directors, Dan Clifton, Mark Radice, Jeremy Turner ; directors of photography, Dirk Nel, Mike Robinson, Peter Tyler, Paul Jenkins ; editors, Richard Wilkinson, Matt Lowe, Ryan Driscoll, Simon Greenwood, Peter Norrey ; composer, Per Kihlborg.
Performer(s): Narrator, Bray Poor.
Target Audience: Rated PG-14.
Description: 2 videodiscs (166 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1; Dolby 5.1 or stereo.
Contents: Disc A: Sight (42 min.) ; Strength (41 min.) --
Disc B: Sensation (42 min.) ; Brainpower (41 min.).
Other Titles: Sight.
Strength.
Sensation.
Brainpower.
Pushing the limits
Responsibility: series producer, Martin Mortimore ; producer & graphics director, Tim Goodchild ; produced by Dangerous Films Ltd. for Discovery Channel.

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"A groundbreaking series portraying the human body as you've never seen it before. This series takes us across continents, meeting those who have pushed their bodies to the max. The latest CGI and camerawork depicts their ordeals in vivid detail, both externally and through the internal workings of their bodies. Meanwhile our presenter puts his own body through its paces, pushing it to extremes"--Container.

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