This series is a magnificent collection of paintings, photographs, songs played on period instruments, contemporary Indians voicing the words of their ancestors, and magnificent wildlife filming, revealing the shifting balance between man and nature. This is the story of how North America was discovered and tamed through two different perspectives: the native Indians and the European newcomers
The most beautiful, dazzling and glamorous birds in the world live in New Guinea. Only a few species of birds of paradise and bowerbirds have ever been filmed, in part because they are so shy and because they live in remote regions. Sir David Attenborough explores the jungle, trees and swamps to reveal their splendid plumage, heir fascinating behavior and their amazing variety.
The longest running natural history series on British television and presented by Sir David Attenborough, The Natural World continues to delight audiences young and old. This classic wildlife series tells incredible in-depth stories, featuring award-winning photography in some of the most extraordinary places in the world.
David Attenborough takes us into the remarkable lives of hummingbirds via stunning slow motion photography. Everything about these tiny birds is superb and extreme. They have the highest metabolism, fastest heart beat and most rapid wing beat in the avian world. They evolved to feed on flowering plants but are now a crucial part of wider ecosystems. How do they mate, raise their young, and live?
The first spaceship to Mars, presumed lost, is found & brought to Earth. Only two of the crew are alive. One is unconscious due to an attached alien growth, the other is traumatized, with amnesia. The amnesiac is interrogated into remembering what happened. Those in charge learn of the terrible dangers awaiting anyone venturing into the Martian ecosystem. Mars scenes are tinted red in Cinemagic.
Sundance is a mighty quick draw, and his partner Butch is a gifted get-rich-quick schemer. With the law on their trail, the two pack their guns, and, along with Sundance's girlfriend, head for Bolivia, away from the men trying to bring them to justice.
Baja California stretches 750 miles southwards from its famous neighbour, the State of California. On either side of this narrow strip of land lie the rich waters of the Pacific and the Sea of Cortez.
Cuba is the largest and yet least known island in the Caribbean. Over half the plants and animals are found nowhere else on earth and over 80% of the reptiles and amphibians are uniquely Cuban.
On The Case with Paula Zahn takes viewers on an exciting journey inside the most fascinating crime and mystery investigations. First person accounts, along with insight from experts are featured as each case reaches its dramatic conclusion.
In this heartfelt sequel to Lilies of the Field, also helmed by award-winning director Ralph Nelson, Billy Dee Williams reprises the role of Homer Smith, originated by Sidney Poitier. Completing a tour of duty in the army, Homer returns to the chapel he helped build and is cajoled by Mother Maria into building an orphanage.
Afghanistan - one of the most remote and dangerous countries in the world. Yet for the last 20 years, through the turmoil of Russian invasion, retaliation, civil war and religious jihad, an American has traveled through Afghanistan in search of fabulous precious stones.
The beauty of nature's colors only becomes fully visible in sunlight, whether it is the splendid miracle of the rainbow or its various different forms in nature; none of the colors is a coincidence - not the green of the leaves, nor the red of blood or the deep black of space.