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Time Life's lost civilizations

Author: Time Life.
Publisher: [London] : Direct Holdings/Time Life, 1995.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : English : 4-DVD Collector's edView all editions and formats
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Never before could you get this close to seven thousand years of history. Time Life's LOST CIVILIZATIONS combines cutting-edge digital effects technology with powerful dramatization. Dazzling spectacles re-create rituals and events - from the bloodletting of Maya kings and a pharaoh's last Journey to the secret pleasures of a Roman empress. Original location cinematography in 25 countries takes you from Cuzco in  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Time Life.
OCLC Number: 256489702
Language Note: In English.
Notes: LB3 01 01.
Credits: Executive producer, Joel Westbrook ; series producer, Jason Williams ; producer, Robert Gardner ; coordinating producer, William Morgan.
Performer(s): Sam Waterston, narrator.
Target Audience: Censorship classification : PG.
Description: 4 videodiscs (DVD) (approximately 500 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in + 1 booklet
Details: DVD region 4 ; Colour recording system : PAL.
Contents: Volume 1: Mesopotamia, Ancient Egypt, Aegean ; Volume 2: Greece, China, Rome ; Volume 3: The Maya, The Inca ; Volume 4: Africa, Tibet.
Responsibility: producer, Ray Marshall ; director, Alan Crint.

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Never before could you get this close to seven thousand years of history. Time Life's LOST CIVILIZATIONS combines cutting-edge digital effects technology with powerful dramatization. Dazzling spectacles re-create rituals and events - from the bloodletting of Maya kings and a pharaoh's last Journey to the secret pleasures of a Roman empress. Original location cinematography in 25 countries takes you from Cuzco in Peru to Petra in Jordan. Computer graphics restore Egypt 's pyramids and the Great Wall of China with breathtaking accuracy . From ancient Mesopotamia to modern Tibet, lost worlds live again on these must-have DVD's!

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