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24 Hours on Earth, Episode 2, Day
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produced by Chloë Pearne, fl. 2006, British Broadcasting Corporation, in 24 Hours on Earth, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 49 mins
The sun creates the daily rhythm for life on earth, hour by hour its exact position is critical. For every animal, each day is packed with both danger and opportunity. Some hunt in the blazing midday heat, others in the darkness of night. Animals have evolved astonishing strategies to exploit these key moments in...
produced by Chloë Pearne, fl. 2006, British Broadcasting Corporation, in 24 Hours on Earth, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 49 mins
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24 Hours on Earth, Episode 2, Night
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produced by Chloë Pearne, fl. 2006, British Broadcasting Corporation, in 24 Hours on Earth, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 49 mins
The sun creates the daily rhythm for life on earth, hour by hour its exact position is critical. For every animal, each day is packed with both danger and opportunity. Some hunt in the blazing midday heat, others in the darkness of night. Animals have evolved astonishing strategies to exploit these key moments in...
produced by Chloë Pearne, fl. 2006, British Broadcasting Corporation, in 24 Hours on Earth, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 49 mins
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Arctic With Bruce Parry, Episode 1, Siberia
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directed by Gavin Searle; presented by Bruce Parry, 1969-; produced by James Smith, fl. 1973, in Arctic With Bruce Parry, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 59 mins
It's summer solstice in Siberia, a time of endless daylight and extraordinary festivals. Bruce Parry journeys to meet the Sakha horse people and a remote encampment of Eveny reindeer herders in the wild Verkhoyansk Mountains, where he finds out how they are embracing the challenges of a post-Soviet Arctic. For B...
directed by Gavin Searle; presented by Bruce Parry, 1969-; produced by James Smith, fl. 1973, in Arctic With Bruce Parry, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 59 mins
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Arctic With Bruce Parry, Episode 2, Greenland
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directed by James Smith, fl. 1973; presented by Bruce Parry, 1969-, in Arctic With Bruce Parry, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 52 mins
Bruce Parry journeys to the far north of Greenland, home to the last traditional Inuit hunters. Bruce experiences the realities of life - and death - on a seal hunt, and learns how climate change is threatening their ancient way of life. But while global warming is causing problems for the hunters, it is providing...
directed by James Smith, fl. 1973; presented by Bruce Parry, 1969-, in Arctic With Bruce Parry, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 52 mins
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Arctic With Bruce Parry, Episode 3, Alaska
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directed by Rob Sullivan, 1971-; presented by Bruce Parry, 1969-; produced by James Smith, fl. 1973, in Arctic With Bruce Parry, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 52 mins
Bruce travels to Alaska, America's last great wilderness, where modern-day pioneers are harvesting the vast natural wealth of the seas. Bruce learns the ropes onboard a salmon-fishing boat, and dives to the bottom of the Bering Sea to look for gold. In the far north Bruce witnesses the annual whale hunt of the I...
directed by Rob Sullivan, 1971-; presented by Bruce Parry, 1969-; produced by James Smith, fl. 1973, in Arctic With Bruce Parry, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 52 mins
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Arctic With Bruce Parry, Episode 4, Canada
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directed by Rob Sullivan, 1971-; presented by Bruce Parry, 1969-; produced by James Smith, fl. 1973, in Arctic With Bruce Parry, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 52 mins
Bruce travels to the far north of Canada to live with the Caribou people and witness their annual spring hunt. The Gwitchin tribe has hunted migrating caribou in the Arctic wilderness for thousands of years, but this tradition is now under threat from oil exploration. Bruce then heads south to the tar sands of Alb...
directed by Rob Sullivan, 1971-; presented by Bruce Parry, 1969-; produced by James Smith, fl. 1973, in Arctic With Bruce Parry, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 52 mins
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Arctic With Bruce Parry, Episode 5, Northern Europe
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directed by James Smith, fl. 1973; presented by Bruce Parry, 1969-; produced by James Smith, fl. 1973, in Arctic With Bruce Parry, Episode 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 58 mins
The final stage of Bruce Parry's six-month journey is through Arctic Europe. He travels to a remote Russian village, deep within the vast Boreal forest that stretches for thousands of miles across the top of the world. Life here has changed little for hundreds of years, and people still depend on the food they gat...
directed by James Smith, fl. 1973; presented by Bruce Parry, 1969-; produced by James Smith, fl. 1973, in Arctic With Bruce Parry, Episode 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 58 mins
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Atlantic, Episode 1 of 3, Life Stream
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directed by Dan Rees, fl. 1995-2015 and Andrew Murray, fl. 2000-2016; produced by Dan Rees, fl. 1995-2015 and Andrew Murray, fl. 2000-2016, Westdeutscher Rundfunk, National Geographic Film & Television and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Atlantic, Episode 1 of 3 (United Kingdom: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 51 mins
In the wild North Atlantic, massive whale pods, giant turtles and monstrous jellyfish ride the Gulf Stream, a huge ocean current that becomes a migration superhighway and helps warm northern Europe. Meanwhile, fishermen battle for survival in mountainous seas as they try to reap the current's natural fertility.
directed by Dan Rees, fl. 1995-2015 and Andrew Murray, fl. 2000-2016; produced by Dan Rees, fl. 1995-2015 and Andrew Murray, fl. 2000-2016, Westdeutscher Rundfunk, National Geographic Film & Television and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Atlantic, Episode 1 of 3 (United Kingdom: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 51 mins
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Atlantic, Episode 2, Mountains of the Deep
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directed by Ted Giffords, fl. 1999; produced by Ted Giffords, fl. 1999, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Atlantic, Episode 2 (United Kingdom: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 50 mins
In the vast South Atlantic, huge pods of dolphins, massive penguin colonies and the largest gathering of marine mammals on earth pack chains of extraordinary islands, created by powerful volcanic forces far below them. Nutrient-rich upwellings create profusions of life in some areas, whilst extreme isolation and a...
directed by Ted Giffords, fl. 1999; produced by Ted Giffords, fl. 1999, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Atlantic, Episode 2 (United Kingdom: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 50 mins
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Atlantic, Episode 3, From Heaven to Hell
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directed by Renee Godfrey, fl. 2006; produced by Renee Godfrey, fl. 2006, in Atlantic, Episode 3 (United Kingdom: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 52 mins
In the balmy tropical Atlantic, everything from dolphins, manatees and whale sharks to sunbathing jellyfish thrive in the Caribbean's warm, sheltered waters, fringed with coral reefs and rich mangrove forests. But extreme heat in Africa unleashes terrifying hurricanes, causing chaos across the region.
directed by Renee Godfrey, fl. 2006; produced by Renee Godfrey, fl. 2006, in Atlantic, Episode 3 (United Kingdom: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 52 mins
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