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Title Miracle planet [(DVD) videorecording] / a co-production of the National Film Board of Canada and NHK Japan with Tele Images International, Telepool, NHK Enterprises 21, Inc. ; produced in association with Discovery Channel Canada, the Science Channel ; conceptor, Jeremy Hogarth ; producers/directors, Wally Longul, Joanne Carriere ; directors (NHK), Hideki Tazuke [and others] ; executive producers, Eric Michel, Daisuke Takama, Yuichi Suwa.

Publication Info. New York : Ambrose Video Pub., [2005]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult DVD Nonfiction  551 MIR    AVAILABLE
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Description 5 videodiscs (4 hr., 10 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD; filmed in high definition; full screen.
System requirements to access Teacher's guides: Computer; Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Language In English with optional English subtitles.
Note Documentary; originally aired on The Science Channel and Discovery HD Theatre.
Program content: c2005.
Each episode runs 50 min.
Study guide available at and at
For specific features see interactive menu.
Performer Narrator, Christopher Plummer; featured experts, Peter Schultz, Russell Vreeland, Norman Sleep, Joseph Kirschvink, Paul Hoffman, Jim Kasting, Daniel Goujet, Stephen Scheckler, Per Ahlberg, Douglas Erwin, Andrew Saunders, Paul Wingnall, Robert Sussman, Callum Ross, Francis Thackery.
Credits Editor, Jose Heppell ; music, Daniel Toussaint.
Summary A five-part series recounting the earth's 4 billion-year evolution and the origin and evolution of life.
Contents episode 1. The violent past -- episode 2. Snowball earth -- episode 3. New frontiers -- episode 4. Extinction and rebirth -- episode 5. Survival of the fittest.
Extra features: downloadable teacher's guides (PDF).
Subject Earth (Planet) -- Videodiscs.
Life -- Origin -- Videodiscs.
Evolution -- Videodiscs.
Natural selection -- Videodiscs.
Biosphere -- Videodiscs.
Snowball Earth (Geology) -- Videodiscs.
Genre Documentary films.
Science films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Plummer, Christopher.
Hogarth, Jeremy.
Longul, Wally.
Carrière, Joanne.
Tazuke, Hideki.
Michel, Eric.
Takama, Daisuke.
Suwa, Yuichi.
Heppell, Jose.
Toussaint, Daniel, 1958-
Schultz, Peter H., 1944-
Vreeland, Russell H.
Sleep, Norman H.
Kirschvink, Joseph L.
Hoffman, Paul.
Kasting, James F.
Goujet, Daniel.
Scheckler, Stephen.
Ahlberg, Per Erik, 1963-
Erwin, Douglas H., 1958-
Saunders, A. D.
Wingnall, Paul.
Sussman, Robert W., 1941-
Ross, Callum, 1965-
Thackery, Francis.
National Film Board of Canada.
Nihon Hōsō Kyōkai.
Tele Images International (Firm)
Telepool GmbH.
NHK Enterprises 21, Inc.
Discovery Channel Canada.
Science Channel (Television network)
Ambrose Video Publishing.
Added Title Miracle planet (Television program : 2005)
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