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Life on earth : a natural history

Author: David Attenborough; Christopher Parsons; British Broadcasting Corporation. Natural History Unit.; Reiner Moritz Productions.; Warner Bros.
Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Warner Home Video, ©1990, 1986.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English : [Edited versionView all editions and formats
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Describes how four million life forms came to be as they are on Earth, not as isolated oddities but as elements in a long and continuous story that began billions of years ago.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction television programs
Documentary television programs
Science television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Attenborough; Christopher Parsons; British Broadcasting Corporation. Natural History Unit.; Reiner Moritz Productions.; Warner Bros.
ISBN: 0790701359 9780790701356
OCLC Number: 23743236
Notes: Edited version of the award winning television series.
Credits: Production team, Richard Brock, John Sparks, Neil Cleminson, Michael Salisbury, Keith Hopkins ; photography, Maurice Fisher, Peter Parks, Mantis Wildlife Films ; film editors, Ron Martin, Alec Brown ; music composed by Edward Williams, conducted by Marcus Dods.
Description: 2 videocassettes (233 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Contents: pt. 1. The infinite variety; Building bodies; The first forests; The swarming hordes; The conquest of the waters; The invasion of the lands; Victors of the dry land --
pt. 2. Victors of the dry land, cont.; Lords of the air; The rise of the mammals; Theme and variations; The hunters and the hunted; Life in the trees; The compulsive communicators.
Responsibility: written and hosted by David Attenborough ; produced by the BBC Natural History Unit in association with Warner Bros. and Reiner Moritz Productions ; executive producer, Christopher Parsons.

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Describes how four million life forms came to be as they are on Earth, not as isolated oddities but as elements in a long and continuous story that began billions of years ago.

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