The Resource History's ancient legacies, [Vol. 1-2], [presented by] Cromwell Productions ; director, Bob Carruthers, (videorecording)

History's ancient legacies, [Vol. 1-2], [presented by] Cromwell Productions ; director, Bob Carruthers, (videorecording)

Label
History's ancient legacies, [Vol. 1-2]
Title
History's ancient legacies
Title number
[Vol. 1-2]
Statement of responsibility
[presented by] Cromwell Productions ; director, Bob Carruthers
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Forms part of a series that introduces ancient civilizations through 3D animation sequences which reconstruct ancient scenes, current location footage, and authoritative commentary and analysis. Focuses on architectural monuments and ruins while providing insight into ancient history and the daily lives of ancient people. Vol. 1 describes life in Pompeii based on research into the ruins of this ancient city, which was preserved in ash after the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius. Vol. 2 uses computer animation to show the original form of Stonehenge. Also discusses the latest archaeological research and theories about the origin of Stonehenge and the prehistoric people who built it
Related
Cataloging source
IBS
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
Container states that DVD is closed-captioned. Closed-captioning does not work on all DVD players
PerformerNote
Narrator, Kate Harper
Runtime
50
Technique
animation and live action
Label
History's ancient legacies, [Vol. 1-2], [presented by] Cromwell Productions ; director, Bob Carruthers, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Copyright date on title frames: 1998
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • v. 1. Pompeii. Introduction ; Eruption of Mt. Vesuvius ; Two letters describing the eruption ; Prosperity of Pompeii ; Why did the tragedy strike? / written by Nikki Ford ; producers, Lara Lowe, Vanessa Tovell
  • v. 2. Stonehenge. Introduction ; Mystery of Stonehenge ; Mystery of the blue stones ; Why was Stonehenge built? ; Stonehenge damage / [writer, Matt Ford]
Control code
ocm49908303
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 50 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
History's ancient legacies, [Vol. 1-2], [presented by] Cromwell Productions ; director, Bob Carruthers, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Copyright date on title frames: 1998
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • v. 1. Pompeii. Introduction ; Eruption of Mt. Vesuvius ; Two letters describing the eruption ; Prosperity of Pompeii ; Why did the tragedy strike? / written by Nikki Ford ; producers, Lara Lowe, Vanessa Tovell
  • v. 2. Stonehenge. Introduction ; Mystery of Stonehenge ; Mystery of the blue stones ; Why was Stonehenge built? ; Stonehenge damage / [writer, Matt Ford]
Control code
ocm49908303
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 50 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc

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