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The David Attenborough exclusive collection
The David Attenborough exclusive collection
2014
Videos and DVDs
Galapagos: "Two hundred years after Charles Darwin set foot on the shores of the Galapagos Islands, David Attenborough travels to this wild and mysterious archipelago. Journey with Attenborough to explore how life on the islands has continued to evolve in biological isolation, and how the ever-changing volcanic landscape has given birth to species and sub-species that exist nowhere else in the world"--Container.Kingdom of plants: "In this sensational series, David Attenborough uses the latest time-lapse and macro photography filming to reveal a wholly unseen dimension in the lives of plants, from the most bizarre to the most beautiful. David traces plants from their beginnings on land to their vital place in nature today, exposing new revelations along the way"--Container.Rise of animals: "This landmark series charts the complex and fascinating evolutionary path that connects us, and all other vertebrates living on Earth today, to the very first life forms with a backbone. It is a remarkable journey that spans the ages, and reaches to the far corners of the modern world"--Container.Natural History Museum alive: "In this ground-breaking film, David Attenborough takes us on an incredible adventure inside the world-famous Natural History Museum in London. He comes face to face with extinct creatures, as they magically come alive in front of his eyes for one night only. He interacts with dinosaurs, sabre toothed tigers, giant snakes, ancient marine animals and even the famous dodo bird, all revived through stunning photo-realistic CGI"--Container.Micro monsters: "David Attenborough takes you on an amazing journey into the hidden world of bugs. Micro monsters uses pioneering macroscopic camera techniques to get closer than ever the fascinating, beautiful, scarry and downright alien world of arthropods - spiders, scorpions and insects. Davide reveals how and why bugs became the most successful group of animals on the planet and shows the tactics these amazing creatures use to survivie and thrive"--Container.
AUTHOR:
Attenborough, David, 1926-, on-screen presenter
Imprint:
[Pyrmont, New South Wales] Roadshow Entertainment [distributor], [2014]©2014
Collation:
5 DVD-videos (808 min.) : sound, colour ; 12 cm.
Notes:
"R-113840-9."Catalogued from container."David Attenborough takes you around the planet and back in time in this exclusive collection of five fascinating and new ground-breaking series"--Container.In English. No subtitles. English captions.
Performers:
Presented by David Attenborough.
Audience:
Rating: G.
Contents:
Disc 1: Galapagos. Origin ; Adaptation ; Evolution ; Making Attenborough's Galapagos -- Disc 2: Kingdom of plants. Life in the wet zone ; Solving the secrets ; Survival ; The making of David Attenborough's kingdom of plants -- Disc 3: Rise of animals. From the seas to the skies ; Dawn of the mammals ; Attenborough Q&A ; Behind-the-scenes clips -- Disc 4: Natural History Museum alive. Feature ; Making of natural history museum alive -- Disc 5: Micro monsters. Conflict ; Courtship ; Family.
Dewey class:
508
Language:
English
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Brighton LibraryDVDDVD 508 DAVAvailable
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