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Planet earth

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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"Planet Earth examines the fundamentals of geophysics, using computer graphics, special effects and dramatic location footage. Internationally known scientists focus on current theories about the formation of the earth's continents, oceans and climate, and examine the earth's relationship to the sun and other planets, as well as its prospects for the future."--Container.
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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: 18571046
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 stufdents and adults.
Description: 7 videocassettes (60 min. each) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Contents: [v.] 1. The living machine --
[v.] 2. The blue planet --
[v.] 3. The climate puzzle --
[v.] 4. Tales from other worlds --
[v.] 5. Gifts from the earth --
[v.] 6. The solar sea --
[v.] 7. Fate of the earth.
Other Titles: Living machine
Blue planet
Climate puzzle
Tales from other worlds
Gifts from the earth
Solar sea
Fate of the earth
Responsibility: produced by WQED Pittsburgh in association with the National Academy of Sciences.

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"Planet Earth examines the fundamentals of geophysics, using computer graphics, special effects and dramatic location footage. Internationally known scientists focus on current theories about the formation of the earth's continents, oceans and climate, and examine the earth's relationship to the sun and other planets, as well as its prospects for the future."--Container.

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