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True life adventures. Volume 2: 1975-1976, Lands of exploration [videorecording].
imprint
Burbank, CA : Walt Disney Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 2006.
description
2 videodiscs (ca. 298 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN
0788870181, 9780788870187
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
Burbank, CA : Walt Disney Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 2006.
isbn
0788870181
9780788870187
standard identifier
786936710236
publisher #
51115
contents note
Introduction by Roy Disney -- Living desert / director, James Algar ; script, James Algar, Winston Hibler, Ted Sears ; narrator, Winston Hibler -- Vanishing prairie / director, James Algar ; script, James Algar, Winston Hibler, Ted Sears ; narrator, Winston Hibler -- Seal Island / director, James Algar ; narrator, Winston Hibler.
general note
Bonus features: Islands of the sea ; Nature's strangest creatures ; Prairie ; behind the true-life cameras ; backstage with Roy Disney at Disney's Animal kingdom: desert insects; snakes ; filmmakers' journal ; collectors' corner ; trailers & promos.
DVD release of episodes of the Disney television program True life adventurers originally broadcast 1975-1976.
Title from container.
abstract
The Living Desert is a study of plant and animal life in the arid plain which stretches from Oregon to Mexico and from California to Texas. Includes scenes of a death struggle between a hawk and a rattlesnake, an encounter between a bobcat and wild pigs, a contest between two male turtles for the favor of a female, and the courtship dance of a pair of scorpions. Also shows a time-lapse sequence of desert flowers coming into bloom. The Vanishing Prairie presents information about the area between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains. In addiition to exploration of animal life, historical concepts about American Indians and early pioneer settlements are included. Seal Island presents the spring return of the animal inhabitants to the Pribilof Islands of Alaska. Mainly focuses on the fur-bearing seals, including formation of harems and the raising of pups.
language note
Closed-captioned.
catalogue key
7627262
target audience
Not rated.
technical details
DVD ; Region 1 ; full screen presentation ; Dolby Digital mono.

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