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The living planet : a portrait of the earth

Author: Richard BrockDavid AttenboroughAdrian WarrenIan CalvertNed KellyAll authors
Publisher: Alexandria, VA : Time-Life Video, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Host David Attenborough visits the great environmental regions of the planet to examine how plants and animals adapt to their surroundings and how otherwise unrelated organisms, molded by similar conditions, develop similar techniques for solving problems of survival.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Brock; David Attenborough; Adrian Warren; Ian Calvert; Ned Kelly; Richard Matthews, (Assistant professor of philosophy); Andrew Neal; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Time-Life Video.
OCLC Number: 53917450
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Credits: Photography, Hugh Maynard ... [et al.] ; sound by Lyndon Bird ... [et al.] ; film editor, Andrew Naylor, David Barrett ; music by Elizabeth Parker ; graphic designer, Margaret Perry.
Performer(s): Hosted by David Attenborough.
Event notes: Originally broadcast as episodes of The living planet in 1984.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 4 videodiscs (ca. 720 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 guide ([16] p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.)
Details: DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby Digital.
Contents: Disc 1. Sweet fresh water / producer, Richard Brock --
Jungle / producer, Adrian Warren --
The open ocean / producer, Richard Brock. Disc 2. The Northern forests / directed by Ian Calvert ; produced by Ned Kelly --
Seas of grass / director, Richard Matthews ; producer, Andrew Neal --
The frozen world / producer, Ned Kelly. Disc 3. The d margins of the land / producer, Andrew Neal --
The sky above / producer, Adrian Warren --
The baking deserts / producer, Andrew Neal. Disc 4. Worlds apart / produer, Ned Kelly --
The building of the earth / producer, Ned Kelly --
New worlds / producer, Andrew Neal.
Other Titles: Living planet (Television program)
Portrait of the earth
Responsibility: executive producer, Richard Brock ; a BBC TV production in association with Time Life Video.

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Host David Attenborough visits the great environmental regions of the planet to examine how plants and animals adapt to their surroundings and how otherwise unrelated organisms, molded by similar conditions, develop similar techniques for solving problems of survival.

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