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Life on earth

Author: David Attenborough; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Warner Bros.; Films Incorporated.; Penn Communications.
Publisher: Wilmette, Ill. : Films Inc. [distributor, 1989?]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Naturalist David Attenborough presents the history of life over 3 1/2 billion years, blending scientific data with wildlife photography by some of the world's finest photographers, including the Natural History Unit of the British Broadcasting Corporation.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Attenborough; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Warner Bros.; Films Incorporated.; Penn Communications.
OCLC Number: 20967705
Notes: Tapes are the 1/2 hour versions of the PBS series that were originally approximately 50 minutes each.
Originally distributed exclusively by Penn Communications of Erie, Pa.
"Produced by BBC Television in association with Warner Brothers."
Description: 14 videocassettes (810 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + 1 guide (30 leaves ; 28 cm.)
Details: VHS.
Contents: Tape 1. Program 1: The infinite variety --
Program 2: The beginning of life --
Tape 2. Program 3: Building bodies --
Program 4: The early seas --
Tape 3. Program 5: The segmented invertebrates --
Program 6: The first forests --
Tape 4. Program 7: The coming of insects --
Program 8: Flowers and insects --
Tape 5. Program 9: The swarming hordes --
Program 10: The conquest of the waters --
Tape 6. Program 11: The bony fish --
Program 12: The invasion of the land --
Tape 7. Program 13: The amphibians --
Program 14: Victors of the dry land --
Tape 8. Program 15: The dinosaurs and their descendents --
Program 16: From reptiles to birds --
Tape 9. Program 17: Lords of the air --
Program 18: The rise of the mammals --
Tape 10. Program 19: The marsupials --
Program 20: Mammals of the sea --
Tape 11. Program 21: Theme and variations --
Program 22: The leaf eaters --
Tape 12. Program 23: The hunters and the hunted --
Program 24: A life in the trees --
Tape 13. Program 25: The primates --
Program 26: Upright man --
Tape 14. Program 27: The compulsive communicators.
Other Titles: Infinite variety
Beginning of life
Building bodies
Early seas
Segmented invertebrates
First forests
Coming of insects
Flowers and insects
Swarming hordes
Conquest of the waters
Bony fish
Invasion of the land
Amphibians
Victors of the dry land
Dinosaurs and their descendents
From reptiles to birds
Lords of the air
Rise of the mammals
Marsupials
Mammals of the sea
Theme and variations
Leaf eaters
Hunters and the hunted
Life in the trees
Primates
Upright man
Compulsive communicators
Responsibility: by David Attenborough ; executive producer, Christopher Parsons ; producers, Richard Brock, John Sparks.

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Naturalist David Attenborough presents the history of life over 3 1/2 billion years, blending scientific data with wildlife photography by some of the world's finest photographers, including the Natural History Unit of the British Broadcasting Corporation.

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