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The Resource Jewel of the earth, an Otter Films production for BBC and WGBH Boston ; produced by John Aitchison ; prologue produced by Anna Lee Strachan ; senior executive producer, Paul S. Apsell, (videorecording)

Jewel of the earth, an Otter Films production for BBC and WGBH Boston ; produced by John Aitchison ; prologue produced by Anna Lee Strachan ; senior executive producer, Paul S. Apsell, (videorecording)

Label
Jewel of the earth
Title
Jewel of the earth
Statement of responsibility
an Otter Films production for BBC and WGBH Boston ; produced by John Aitchison ; prologue produced by Anna Lee Strachan ; senior executive producer, Paul S. Apsell
Contributor
Narrator
Production personnel
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the phenomenon of organisms trapped in amber, a sticky resin produced by coniferous trees. Discusses the attempts of scientists to extract from amber fossils the DNA of creatures from the distant past
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Amber time machine
  • Nova (Television program)
Credits note
Editor, Martin Els ; music, Kim Humphrey
Dewey number
560.41
Intended audience
TV parental guidelines rating: Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired. Described video for the visually impaired
LC call number
QE742
LC item number
.J4925 2006
PerformerNote
Presenter, David Attenborough ; featured experts, Elzbieta Sontag, David Grimaldi, Roberta Poinar, George Poinar
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1926-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Aitchison, John
  • Strachan, Anna Lee
  • Apsell, Paula S
  • Attenborough, David
  • Sontag, Elzbieta
  • Grimaldi, David A
  • Poinar, Roberta
  • Poinar, George O
  • Els, Martin
  • Humphrey, Kim
  • Otter Films
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Runtime
52
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Amber fossils
  • Amber
  • Resins, Fossil
  • DNA, Fossil
  • Animals, Fossil
  • Plants, Fossil
  • Insects, Fossil
  • Video description
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Jewel of the earth, an Otter Films production for BBC and WGBH Boston ; produced by John Aitchison ; prologue produced by Anna Lee Strachan ; senior executive producer, Paul S. Apsell, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Documentary
  • Originally produced as an episode of the television series: Nova
  • Produced in a different version in Great Britain as: Amber time machine, c2004
  • "WG39279"--Disc label
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
DVD-ROM features: Teaching materials (PDF) -- A link to the Nova Web site, pbs.org/nova
Control code
ocm65404051
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (52 min.)
Isbn
9781593753887
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421392793
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
WG39279
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)65404051
System details
DVD; Region 1; widescreen presentation; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Jewel of the earth, an Otter Films production for BBC and WGBH Boston ; produced by John Aitchison ; prologue produced by Anna Lee Strachan ; senior executive producer, Paul S. Apsell, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Documentary
  • Originally produced as an episode of the television series: Nova
  • Produced in a different version in Great Britain as: Amber time machine, c2004
  • "WG39279"--Disc label
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
DVD-ROM features: Teaching materials (PDF) -- A link to the Nova Web site, pbs.org/nova
Control code
ocm65404051
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (52 min.)
Isbn
9781593753887
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421392793
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
WG39279
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)65404051
System details
DVD; Region 1; widescreen presentation; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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