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On the trail of Mark Twain

Author: Michael WaldmanPeter UstinovGranada Television.Channel Four (Great Britain)GTV (Firm)All authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, VA] : PBS Home Video, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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Mark Twain's book, Following the equator, documented his 1897 trip to tropical areas around the world. Peter Ustinov follows his trail, and compares his perceptions a century later. His visits to Fiji, Hawaii, Australia, New Zealand, India, Mauritius, and South Africa present a variety of civilizations poised on the edge of a new millennium.
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Genre/Form: Films for the hearing impaired
Named Person: Peter Ustinov; Mark Twain; Peter Ustinov
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Waldman; Peter Ustinov; Granada Television.; Channel Four (Great Britain); GTV (Firm); WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); PBS Home Video.
ISBN: 0780628020 9780780628021
OCLC Number: 42697286
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Photography, Chris Cox, Mike Fox ; film editors, Charles Davies, Robert Brown ; original music, Dario Marianelli.
Description: 2 videocassettes (224 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS, stereo.
Contents: Isles of Paradise --
Beautiful death --
A riddle at every turn --
Such a wonderful thing.
Responsibility: with Peter Ustinov ; a Granada Television, Thirteen/WNET co-production in association with Channel Four and GTV ; produced and directed by Michael Waldman.

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Mark Twain's book, Following the equator, documented his 1897 trip to tropical areas around the world. Peter Ustinov follows his trail, and compares his perceptions a century later. His visits to Fiji, Hawaii, Australia, New Zealand, India, Mauritius, and South Africa present a variety of civilizations poised on the edge of a new millennium.

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