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Civilisation. The complete series /
BBC TV ; produced by Michael Gill and Peter Montagnon ; written by Lord Clark ; directed by Michael Gill, Peter Montagnon, Ann Turner.
imprint
New York : BBC America ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2010.
description
4 videodiscs (ca. 670 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (34 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.)
ISBN
1419897829, 9781419897825
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
New York : BBC America ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2010.
isbn
1419897829
9781419897825
standard identifier
883929126385
contents note
The skin of our teeth -- The great thaw -- Romance and reality -- Man: the measure of all things -- The hero as artist -- Protest and communication -- Grandeur and obedience -- The light of experience -- The pursuit of happiness -- The smile of reason -- The worship of nature -- The fallacies of hope -- Heroic materialism.
credits note
Editors, Roger Crittenden, Peter Heelas, Jesse Palmer, Michael Shah Dayan ; original music composed and conducted by Edwin Astley ; designer, Tony Cornell.
general note
Originally broadcast on television Feb. 23-May 18, 1969.
Special features: Sir David Attenborough remembers the making of Civilisation; photo gallery of behind-the-scenes stills.
performer
Host: Sir Kenneth Clark.
abstract
Art historian Sir Kenneth Clark presents an epic examination of Western European culture, defining what he considers to be the crucial phases of its development. This lavish series was hailed as a masterpiece when it was broadcast in 1969.
language note
Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
catalogue key
10164361
technical details
DVD; region 1; aspect ratio 4:3; Dolby Digital mono.

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