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In search of "The Afghan girl"

Author: Lawrence Cumbo; National Geographic Television & Film.; Rainbow Entertainment (Firm)
Publisher: [U.S.?] : National Geographic Television & Film ; [Australia] : Distributed by Rainbow Entertainment, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1985, the haunting picture of an Afghan girl with startling sea-green eyes graced the cover of National Geographic Magazine. Now, the search is on to find the nameless woman whose youthful image became a global symbol of wartime dignity, resilience, and survival -- Journey to the Afghan - Pakistan border with the photographer who took this world- famous picture as he attempts to track down his anonymous subject  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Cumbo; National Geographic Television & Film.; Rainbow Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 156642669
Notes: "Produced by National Geographic Television & Film in association with NOVA/WGBH Boston."
Originally produced as a television programme in 2002.
Special features include: experience National Geographic ; photogallery.
Credits: Editors, Penny Trans, Carol Slatkin, Anne Reis; executive producer, David Royle.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Colour recording system: PAL; region 4.
Responsibility: produced, written and filmed by Lawrence Cumbo.

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In 1985, the haunting picture of an Afghan girl with startling sea-green eyes graced the cover of National Geographic Magazine. Now, the search is on to find the nameless woman whose youthful image became a global symbol of wartime dignity, resilience, and survival -- Journey to the Afghan - Pakistan border with the photographer who took this world- famous picture as he attempts to track down his anonymous subject -- Follow clues and rumours through the twisting byways of a teeming refugee camp on a mission to solve this 17 year old mystery -- Witness FBI investigators applying cutting-edge eye-scanning and face-recognition technology to crack the ultimate 'missing person' case -- Follow the amazing story of how the national Geographic Explorer team has searched for the mystery girl with green eyes.

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