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Title True life adventures. Volume 2: 1975-1976, Lands of exploration [videorecording].

Imprint Burbank, CA : Walt Disney Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 2006.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, DVDs Non-Fiction    J 591.5 TRU v.2    Available
Description 2 videodiscs (ca. 298 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Walt Disney's legacy collection
Note Title from container.
Bonus features: Islands of the sea ; Nature's strangest creatures ; Prairie ; behind the true-life cameras ; backstage with Roy Disney at Disney's Animal kingdom: desert insects; snakes ; filmmakers' journal ; collectors' corner ; trailers & promos.
Contents Introduction by Roy Disney -- Living desert / director, James Algar ; script, James Algar, Winston Hibler, Ted Sears ; narrator, Winston Hibler -- Vanishing prairie / director, James Algar ; script, James Algar, Winston Hibler, Ted Sears ; narrator, Winston Hibler -- Seal Island / director, James Algar ; narrator, Winston Hibler.
Event Originally released as episodes of the Disney television program True life adventurers originally broadcast 1975-1976.
Summary The Living Desert is a study of plant and animal life in the arid plain which stretches from Oregon to Mexico and from California to Texas. Includes scenes of a death struggle between a hawk and a rattlesnake, an encounter between a bobcat and wild pigs, a contest between two male turtles for the favor of a female, and the courtship dance of a pair of scorpions. Also shows a time-lapse sequence of desert flowers coming into bloom. The Vanishing Prairie presents information about the area between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains. In addiition to exploration of animal life, historical concepts about American Indians and early pioneer settlements are included. Seal Island presents the spring return of the animal inhabitants to the Pribilof Islands of Alaska. Mainly focuses on the fur-bearing seals, including formation of harems and the raising of pups.
Audience Not rated.
System Details DVD ; Region 1 ; full screen presentation ; Dolby Digital mono.
System requirements: Multimedia PC with Windows.
Language Closed-captioned.
Subject Animal behavior.
Desert animals.
Desert plants.
Prairie ecology.
Prairie conservation.
Indians of North America -- History.
Seals (Animals) -- Alaska -- Pribilof Islands.
Island ecology.
Great Plains -- History.
Pribilof Islands (Alaska)
Genre/Form Television programs
Nature television programs
Action and adventure television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Disney, Walt, 1901-1966.
Disney, Roy Edward.
Algar, James, 1912-1998-
Hibler, Winston.
Sears, Ted.
Walt Disney Home Entertainment (Firm)
Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
Added Title Lands of exploration
True life adventures (Television program)
ISBN 0788870181
Standard No. 786936710236
Music No. 51115 Walt Disney Home Entertainment

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