Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

     
Available items only
Book Cover
DVD/Video

Title Machu Picchu and the legacy of the Incas [videorecording] / produced by BR and Deutsche Welle TransTel ; a film by Georg Graffe.

Imprint West Long Branch, NJ : Kultur, [2011?]

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Storage DVD    MACH MPL    Available
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    985.01 MAC    Available
Description 1 videodisc (60 min) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Sites of the world's cultures
Sites of the world's cultures.
Note Title from index screen.
DVD release of the 1999 motion picture.
Summary "Machu Picchu is one of the earth's magical places. The ruined city seems to be the work of giants, full of mysteries, unwilling to reveal its secrets. Nevertheless, more than any other place, it has become the symbol of the vanished culture of its architects, the Incas. They were at the height of their power when they were smitten by a hitherto unknown disease: the instiable greed for gold which the Europeans introduced to America. This has been responsible , right up to the present day, for the destruction of countless treasures created by the skillful Incan craftsmen, whose empire extended over three hundred thousand square miles. Despite this devastation, numerous buildings, statues and other finds still testify to the creative energy of the Incas and their ancestors."-- container back.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD ; fullscreen (4:3) presentation ; Dolby digital 2.0.
Subject Incas -- Antiquities.
Machu Picchu Site (Peru)
Genre/Form Travelogues (Motion pictures)
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Added Author Graffe, Georg.
TransTel (Firm)
Kultur International Films.
ISBN 9780769790732
0769790739
Standard No. 032031470491
Music No. D4704 Kultur

 
    
Available items only