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Life on earth

Author: Christopher ParsonsDavid AttenboroughBritish Broadcasting Corporation. Natural History Unit.Warner Bros. Television.Reiner Moritz Productions.All authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : NTSC color broadcast system   Visual material : English : Standard formatView all editions and formats
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"There are some four-million different kinds of animals and plants in the world; four-million different solutions to the problems of staying alive. [This video], the result of a three-year, 1.3-million-mile odyssey to all seven continents, is the story of how a few of those life forms came to be as they are, not as isolated oddities but as elements in a long and continuous story that began billions of years  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nature videos
Documentary videos
Documentary films
Nature films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Parsons; David Attenborough; British Broadcasting Corporation. Natural History Unit.; Warner Bros. Television.; Reiner Moritz Productions.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 15598904
Language Note: In English.
Notes: "Based on the award-winning television series"--Container.
A shorter, re-edited version for home video (c1986) of the documentary television program of the same name (c1979).
Credits: Music composed by Edward Williams.
Performer(s): With David Attenborough.
Description: 2 videocassettes (221 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS, NTSC.
Contents: Cassette 1 (110 min.): The infinite variety (21 min.) --
Building bodies (13 min.) --
The first forests (14 min.) --
The swarming hordes (16 min.) --
The conquest of the waters (12 min.) --
The invasion of the lands (22 min.) --
Victors of the dry land, pt. 1 (12 min.). Cassette 2 (111 min.): Victors of the dry land, pt. 2 (18 min.) --
Lords of the air (13 min.) --
The rise of the mammals (11 min.) --
Theme and variations (14 min.) --
The hunters and the hunted (11 min.) --
Life in the trees (18 min.) --
The compulsive communicators (26 min.).
Responsibility: produced by the BBC Natural History Unit, in association with Warner Bros. & Reiner Moritz Productions ; executive producer, Christopher Parsons.

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"There are some four-million different kinds of animals and plants in the world; four-million different solutions to the problems of staying alive. [This video], the result of a three-year, 1.3-million-mile odyssey to all seven continents, is the story of how a few of those life forms came to be as they are, not as isolated oddities but as elements in a long and continuous story that began billions of years ago"--Container.

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