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Title Doctor Who and the Silurians [(DVD) videorecording] / British Broadcasting Corporation ; written by Malcolm Hulke ; directed by Timothy Combe ; produced by Berry Letts.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : BBC Video : 2 Entertain Video Limited, [2008]
Distributed by BBC Worldwide Americas.
Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video.
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Description 2 videodiscs (approximately 175 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Jon Pertwee years, 1970-1974 ; story no. 52.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., DVD9, NTSC, digitally remastered.
Language English subtitles for the hard-of-hearing.
Cast Jon Pertwee, Caroline John, Nicholas Courtney, Peter Miles, Geoffrey Palmer.
Credits Incidental music, Carey Blyton.
Summary Exiled to Earth and now working for UNIT as their scientific advisor, the Doctor is summoned to an underground research center at Wenley Moor to investigate a series of inexplicable power losses. Initially suspecting sabotage, he soon discovers that the nearby cave system conceals a colony of an ancient race called the Silurians. Awaking from a hibernation which has lasted millions of years, they are now planning to reclaim the Earth from humankind.
Note Special features: Commentary by actors Caroline John (Liz), Nicholas Courtney (The Brigadier), Peter Miles (Lawrence), Geoffrey Palmer (Masters), director Timothy Combe, producer Barry Letts, and script editor Terrance Dicks; What lies beneath: cast and crew explore how the socio-political climate of the late sixties shaped this story (35 min.); Going underground: making of (19 min.); Now and then: location featurette (9 min.); Musical scales: retrospective on an era of musical experimentation in Doctor Who (13 min.); Color Silurian overlay: featurette showing how the story was restored to full color for DVD release (4 min.); Isolated music; Radio Times listings (DVD-ROM PC/Mac); Photo gallery (6 min.); Production note subtitles.
Subject Doctor (Fictitious character) -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Time travel -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Dinosaurs -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Television programs.
Television programs Great Britain.
Science fiction television programs.
Action and adventure television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Hulke, Malcolm.
Combe, Timothy.
Letts, Barry.
Pertwee, Jon.
John, Caroline.
Courtney, Nicholas, 1929-2011.
Miles, Peter, 1938-2002.
Palmer, Geoffrey, 1927-
British Broadcasting Corporation.
BBC Video (Firm)
2 Entertain Video (Firm)
BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Added Title Silurians
Doctor Who (Television program : 1963-1989)
ISBN 1419866834
Standard No. 883929014484
Music No. 1000037805 BBC Video (set)
3000015769 BBC Video (set)
2000002418--2000002419 BBC Video (discs)
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