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Description - 100 Years of Wildlife by Michael Bright

Ever since 1907, when a flickering film about birds enthralled a cinema audience, we've been fascinated by watching the natural world on film. For 100 years wildlife films have taken us to places and shown us things we would never be able to see the excitement, the strangeness, the danger of the wild. Today, our interest in the wonders of the natural world is stronger than ever. Accompanying the lavish BBC two-hour special, Top 100 Wildlife Moments dives into the archives to find the 100 wildlife moments that best celebrate the glories and the eccentricities of this astonishingly popular and enduring culture. Discover the history of the wildlife moving image- the first heady days when an ant juggling a matchbox was big box office; the charismatic and sometimes controversial celebrity presenters; the astonishing behaviour of animals and plants; the boggling oddities of nature; the animals now extinct that poignantly only exist on film. Explore 100 years of revelation from the black-and-white silent footage that started it all to the almost magical photography techniques seen today in programmes like Planet Earth. From famous faces of wildlife TV to extraordinary animal (and pl

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781846073212
ISBN-10: 1846073219
Format: Hardback
(254mm x 198mm x 20mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: BBC Books
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Publish Date: 4-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Michael Bright

Michael Bright is a senior producer with the BBC's Natural History Unit in Bristol, UK. His recent films and series include Perfect Shark with Mike deGruy, Natural World- Ant Attack, and British Isles- A Natural History with Alan Titchmarsh. He is the author of over 75 books including Wild Caribbean, Andes to Amazon (Wild South America), Animal Language, 1001 Natural Wonders and The Wildlife Year as well as a variety of wildlife and environment books for children.

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