Rent Life on Earth: The Complete Series (1979)

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Synopsis:
It is the greatest story on earth - the development of life on this planet over three and a half billion years. The series which tells it took three years to make, involved one and a half million miles of travel, and includes some of the most beautiful, breathtaking and ambitious photography ever seen on television - including the unforgettable sequence in which its narrator, David Attenborough, meets a family of wild mountain gorillas. Thanks to the great richness of the natural world, it is still possible to illustrate all the crucial episodes in this story with living creatures.
The fan-like marine organisms that were among the earliest multi-celled creatures; fish that developed the ability to breathe air and wriggled up on to land; birds that still retain claws in their wings like those of their reptile ancestors; and the platypus, a furry mammal that feeds its young with milk but lays eggs. In between these dramatic episodes, the series surveys the astonishing richness of surviving species belonging to each group in a pageant of breath-taking beauty that makes this series one of the great landmarks of British television.
Actors:
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Directors:
Producers:
Richard Brock, John Sparks, Christopher Parsons, Neil Cleminson, Mike Salisbury
Narrated By:
Sir David Attenborough
Creators:
Sir David Attenborough
Writers:
Sir David Attenborough
Studio:
BBC Worldwide
Genres:
British TV, TV Documentaries
Countries:
UK
BBFC:
Release Date:
01/09/2003
Run Time:
702 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
English Hard of Hearing
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.33:1 / 4:3
Colour:
Colour
Bonus:
  • Wild Track with Tony Soper
Disc 1:
This disc includes the following episodes:
1. The Infinite Variety
2. Building Bodies
3. The First Forests
4. The Swarming Hordes
Disc 2:
This disc includes the following episodes:
5. The Conquest of the Waters
6. Invasion of the Land
7. Victors of the Dry Land
Disc 3:
This disc includes the following episodes:
8. Lords of the Air
9. The Rise of the Mammals
10. Theme and Variations
Disc 4:
This disc includes the following episodes:
11. The Hunters and Hunted
12. Life in the Trees
13. The Compulsive Communicators
BBFC:
Release Date:
12/11/2012
Run Time:
701 minutes
Bonus:
  • Wild Track with Tony Soper
Disc 1:
This disc includes the following episodes:
1. The Infinite Variety
2. Building Bodies
3. The First Forests
4. The Swarming Hordes
Disc 2:
This disc includes the following episodes:
5. The Conquest of the Waters
6. Invasion of the Land
7. Victors of the Dry Land
Disc 3:
This disc includes the following episodes:
8. Lords of the Air
9. The Rise of the Mammals
10. Theme and Variations
Disc 4:
This disc includes the following episodes:
11. The Hunters and Hunted
12. Life in the Trees
13. The Compulsive Communicators
- Special Features

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