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Title The ascent of man [videorecording] / by J. Bronowski ; producers, Adrian Malone, Dick Gilling.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Ambrose Video, [2007]


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Description 5 videodiscs (676 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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Note Documentary.
Digitally remastered videodisc release of the 1974 television series.
A co-production of the BBC and Time-Life Films.
Contents [Disc 1] v. 1. Lower than the angels ; v. 2. Harvest of the seasons -- [disc 2] v. 3. Grain in the stone ; v. 4. The hidden structure ; v. 5. Music of the spheres -- [disc 3] v. 6. Starry messenger ; v. 7. Majestic clockwork ; v. 8. Drive for power -- [disc 4] v. 9. Ladder of creation ; v. 10. World within world ; v. 11. Knowledge or certainty -- [disc 5] v. 12. Generation upon generation ; v. 13. Long childhood.
Credits Written and narrated by Jacob Bronowski ; directors, Adrian Malone (v. 1-2, 4-7), Mick Jackson (v. 3, 11), Dick Gilling (v. 9-10,12-13), David John Kennard (v. 8) ; photography, John Else, Nat Crosby, John McGlashan ; editors, Paul Carter ... [et al.].
Summary A massive survey of science from flint tools to the theory of relativity. It was made as a science counterpart to Sir Kenneth Clark's series Civilisation, with Jacob Bronowski presenting his own view of science and mankind.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD.
Cast Hosted by Dr. Jacob Bronowski.
Language Closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Subject Science -- Philosophy -- Video recordings.
Science -- History -- Video recordings.
Civilization -- Video recordings.
Human beings -- Video recordings.
Genre/Form Science television programs.
Video recordings.
Documentary television programs.
Added Author Bronowski, Jacob, 1908-1974.
Malone, Adrian.
Gilling, Dick.
Jackson, Mick.
Kennard, David.
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
Time-Life Films.
Ambrose Video Publishing.
Standard No. 739815003332
Music No. AMB03332D

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