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Renowned naturalist Sir David Attenborough has a remarkable treasure trove of stories following his 60-year career with the BBC. This 3-part series will bring to life some of his most memorable and is sure to be beloved by his legion of fans.
Ive been lucky enough to live through what well might be considered the golden age of natural history filmmaking. Sir David Attenborough
Now a world-famous veteran of wildlife presentation on television, Sir David Attenborough was eight years old in 1934 when he saw his first natural history film.
It featured the popular naturalist Cherry Kearton, one of the earliest pioneers of wildlife photography and filmmaking. Keartons films captured my childish imagination, says Attenborough. It made me dream of traveling to far off places to film wild animals.
Years later, those dreams became an illustrious reality. For over half a century, Attenborough has been at the forefront of natural history filmmaking, witnessing an unparalleled period of change in our planets history. His first-hand accounts offer a unique perspective on the natural world. To mark his 60th anniversary on television, Nature presents Attenboroughs Life Stories, a three-part retrospective of his life and work..
Episode 1: Life on Camera
Attenborough revisits key places and events in his career and shows how a succession of technical innovations in filmmaking led to remarkable revelations about our planet and the creatures that inhabit it.
Episode 2: Understanding the Natural World
Attenborough shares his memories of the scientists and the breakthroughs that helped shape his own career in translating these discoveries into film.
Episode 3: Our Fragile Planet
Attenborough reflects on the dramatic impact that we have had on the natural world during his lifetime.
|Run Time:||Approx. 150 mins.|
|Special Features:||BBC Earth|
|Editorial Reviews:||<p>pioneering and defining the nature documentary has made him a hero to his TV descendants, he is a virtually impossible act to follow. Guardian (UK)</p>|
|Number of Discs:||1 Disc|