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Dive to the edge of creation

Author: Thomas SkinnerDennis B KaneJames LipscombAl GiddingsE G MarshallAll authors
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A documentary following a team of biologists and geologists 1 1/2 miles below the ocean surface where they discover worlds of life around thermal vents which are supported by bacteria that convert chemicals into organic matter. This landmark dive confirmed aspects of the theory of plate tectonics and yielded important biological discoveries.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Trivia and miscellanea
Miscellanea
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Skinner; Dennis B Kane; James Lipscomb; Al Giddings; E G Marshall; Leslie Nielsen; WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.); National Geographic Society (U.S.); Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
OCLC Number: 9448439
Notes: Reproduced from the archival original, housed in the Peabody Collection of the University of Georgia Libraries, by the Peabody Recording Center, University of Georgia, Athens, Ga., 1981.
Accompanying print material is available in the Libraries.
An entry in the 1980 Peabody Awards competition for television, no. 80097 DCT.
Credits: Principal photography by James Lipscomb, Alfred Giddings ; edited by Peggi Chute ; music by William Loose, Jack Tillar ; underwater live footage by Dr. Lee Tepley.
Performer(s): E.G. Marshall, Leslie Nielson.
Event notes: Recorded from a broadcast January 8, 1980 by the Public Broadcasting Service.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS X-1.
Responsibility: WQED Pittsburgh and National Geographic ; executive producer, Thomas Skinner, Dennis Kane ; producer and writer, James Lipscomb ; directors, James Lipscomb, Alfred Giddings.

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A documentary following a team of biologists and geologists 1 1/2 miles below the ocean surface where they discover worlds of life around thermal vents which are supported by bacteria that convert chemicals into organic matter. This landmark dive confirmed aspects of the theory of plate tectonics and yielded important biological discoveries.

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