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Title 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.

Publication Info. [South Burlington, Vt.?] : WGBH Boston Video, [2006]


Location Call No. Status
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  DVD 560.41 JEWEL    Check Shelf
Edition Letterboxed.
Description 1 videodisc (52 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Documentary.
Performer Presenter, David Attenborough ; featured experts, Elzbieta Sontag, David Grimaldi, Roberta Poinar, George Poinar.
Credits Editor, Martin Els ; music, Kim Humphrey.
Note Originally produced as an episode of the television series: Nova.
Produced in a different version in Great Britain as: Amber time machine, c2004.
System Details DVD; Region 1; widescreen presentation; Dolby digital.
Audience TV parental guidelines rating: Not rated.
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.
Contents DVD-ROM features: Teaching materials (PDF) -- A link to the Nova Web site,
Note "WG39279"--Disc label.
Language Closed-captioned; described video.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Amber fossils.
Resins, Fossil.
DNA, Fossil.
Animals, Fossil.
Plants, Fossil.
Insects, Fossil.
Genre/Form Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Documentary television programs.
Added Author Aitchison, Martin.
Strachan, Anna Lee.
Apsell, Paula S.
Attenborough, David, 1926- Narrator.
Sontag, Elzbieta.
Grimaldi, David A.
Poinar, Roberta.
Poinar, George O.
Els, Martin.
Humphrey, Kim.
Otter Films (Scotland)
British Broadcasting Corporation.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Added Title Amber time machine.
Nova (Television program)
ISBN 1593753888
Standard No. 783421392793
Music No. WG39279 WGBH Boston Video
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