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Planet earth. / Episode 4, Tales from other worlds

Author: Gregory Andorfer; WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.); National Academy of Sciences (U.S.); Films Incorporated.; John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Library Video Classics Project.
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Films Inc. [distributor], ©1988.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An explanation of the origins of the planet and solar system. Follows scientists as they attempt to reconstruct the events which led to the creation of the earth. Suggests that bombardments from space affected and shaped the earth's surface and explores reasons for the extinction of the dinosaurs.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory Andorfer; WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.); National Academy of Sciences (U.S.); Films Incorporated.; John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Library Video Classics Project.
OCLC Number: 17989962
Notes: "The John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Library Video Classics Project."
Videocassette release of the 1985 production.
Dates vary: on cassette, c1985; publicity material, c1988.
Credits: Series producer, Gregory Andorfer ; music, Jack Tillar ; photography, Norris Brock.
Performer(s): Richard Kiley.
Target Audience: Senior high school through college students and adults.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Other Titles: Tales from other worlds
Responsibility: produced by WQED Pittsburgh in association with the National Academy of Sciences.

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An explanation of the origins of the planet and solar system. Follows scientists as they attempt to reconstruct the events which led to the creation of the earth. Suggests that bombardments from space affected and shaped the earth's surface and explores reasons for the extinction of the dinosaurs.

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