Life / series producer, Martha Holmes ; executive producers, Michael Gunton, Susan Winslow ; producer/writer, Paul Spillenger ; a BBC/Discovery Channel/SKAI co-production in association with RTI SpA
DVD | Distributed in the USA and Canada by Warner Home Video, Inc. | 2010

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Description
4 videodiscs (484 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (16:9) enhanced presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language
English dialogue with optional English SDH, French or Spanish subtitles.
Performer
Narrator, Oprah Winfrey.
Credits
BBC executive producer for the Open University, Catherine McCarthy ; original music, Fred Karns, Richard Fiocca ; editor, Sharon Gillooly.
Note
Originally broadcast on the BBC in 2009.
Summary
Four years in the making, and filmed over 3000 days across every continent and in every habitat, see 130 incredible stories from frontiers of the natural world. Discover the glorious variety of life on Earth and the spectacular and extraordinary tactics animals and plants have developed to stay alive. This is evolution in action: individual creatures under extreme pressure to overcome challenges from adversaries and their environment.
Contents
Disc 1. Challenges of life -- Reptiles and amphibians / producer, Rupert Barrington-- Mammals / producer, Rupert Barrington -- Disc 2. Fish / producer, Adam Chapman -- Birds / producer, Patrick Morris -- Insects / producer, Rupert Barrington -- Disc 3. Hunters and hunted / producer, Adam Chapman -- Creatures of the deep / producer, Neil Lucas -- Plants / producer, Neil Lucas -- Disc 4. Primates / producer, Patrick Morris -- The making of life / producers, Jonathan Smith, Simon Blakeney, Tom Clarke, Rosie Thomas, Stephen Lyle ; producer/writer, Sara Edelson.
Note
Special features: Disc 1. Making of featurettes (Challenges of life, Reptiles & amphibians, Mammals); Music only viewing. Disc 2. Making of featurettes (Fish, Birds, Insects); Music only viewing. Disc 3. Making of featurettes (Hunters & hunted, Creatures of the deep, Plants); Music only viewing. Disc 4. Making of "Primates" featurette; Deleted scenese; Music only viewing.
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ISBN
0780661214
9780780661219
Standard No.
883929131778
Music No.
1000152331 British Broadcasting Corporation
Extras
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