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22 November 1977 (USA) See more »
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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 nomination See more »
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Cast

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Jacques-Yves Cousteau ... Himself / ... (7 episodes, 1977-1978)
Theodore Strauss ... Narrator / ... (6 episodes, 1977-1978)
Albert Falco ... Himself (3 episodes, 1977-1978)
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Series Directed by
Jacques-Yves Cousteau (1 episode, 1978)
Philippe Cousteau (1 episode, 1978)
 
Series Writing credits
Theodore Strauss (8 episodes, 1977-1980)

Series Produced by
Jacques-Yves Cousteau .... executive producer (6 episodes, 1977-1978)
Philippe Cousteau .... executive producer (4 episodes, 1977-1978)
Andrew Solt .... producer (3 episodes, 1977-1978)
Hedwige Bienvenu .... associate producer (2 episodes, 1978)
John Soh .... associate producer (1 episode, 1978)
 
Series Original Music by
John Scott (5 episodes, 1977-1980)
Manos Hatzidakis (4 episodes, 1977-1978)
Georges Delerue (3 episodes, 1978)
 
Series Cinematography by
Colin Mounier (4 episodes, 1977-1978)
Henri-Jean Alliet (3 episodes, 1977-1978)
Jean-Paul Cornu (3 episodes, 1977-1978)
 
Series Film Editing by
Hedwige Bienvenu (2 episodes, 1978)
Henri Colpi (1 episode, 1978)
John Soh (1 episode, 1978)
 
Series Production Management
Charles R. Allen .... production executive: KCET (3 episodes, 1978)
John Mattias .... post-production coordinator (2 episodes, 1978)
 
Series Sound Department
Yves Zlotnicka .... sound engineer (5 episodes, 1977-1978)
Maurice Gilbert .... sound mixer (3 episodes, 1978)
Jean Hamon .... sound engineer (2 episodes, 1978)
Guy Jouas .... sound engineer (2 episodes, 1978)

Tony Meyer .... sound editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Raymond Amaddio .... assistant camera (5 episodes, 1977-1978)
Thierry Tronchet .... assistant camera (3 episodes, 1978)
Henri-Jean Alliet .... camera operator / underwater camera operator (2 episodes, 1977-1978)
Raymond Coll .... underwater camera operator (2 episodes, 1977-1978)
Bernard Delemotte .... underwater camera operator (1 episode, 1977)
Jean-Paul Cornu .... camera operator (1 episode, 1978)
Albert Falco .... underwater camera operator (1 episode, 1978)

Philippe Cousteau .... underwater camera operator (unknown episodes)
Jacques Renoir .... additional photographer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Mary Nelson-Duerrstein .... negative cutter (5 episodes, 1977-1978)
Claire de Casabianca .... assistant editor (2 episodes, 1978)
Suzanne Lang-Willar .... assistant editor (2 episodes, 1978)
Colette Veger .... assistant editor (2 episodes, 1978)
 
Series Music Department
Georges Delerue .... conductor (3 episodes, 1978)
 
Series Other crew
Laurie Wolfe .... researcher (4 episodes, 1977-1978)
Albert Falco .... expedition team chief / chief diver (3 episodes, 1977-1978)
Babette Soria .... logistics / researcher (2 episodes, 1977-1978)
Jean Jacques Baloud .... logistics (2 episodes, 1978)
Dominique Sumian .... expedition team chief (2 episodes, 1978)
 
Series Thanks
Philippe Cousteau .... dedicated to the memory of (1 episode, 1978)
John M. Edmond .... grateful acknowledgment (1 episode, 1978)
Jean Gruvel .... grateful acknowledgment (1 episode, 1978)
Jules Hanotier .... grateful acknowledgment (1 episode, 1978)
Alberto Maritati .... gratefully acknowledge assistance of (1 episode, 1978)
Simon Van Nieuwenhove .... grateful acknowledgment (1 episode, 1978)
 

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7 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Our Future Depends On Our Attitude Towards the Source Of All Life., 24 July 2006
Author: soflwrs from Brighton, East Sussex, England, G.B.

Revisiting the entire Cousteau Odyssey series - some several hours of viewing a quarter of a century on - has been a magnificent experience. The programmes continue to inform, surprise and provoke.

I heartily recommend the new 2006 three-disc d.v.d. re-issue.

I'm unable to imagine how any serious-minded person - one holding genuine love, interest and concern towards the world - could possibly be left unmoved by Cousteau's Odyssey, or find it a disappointment. It is a true adventure of the natural world, covering within itself a huge range of geographical and historical subjects on a global scale. Any real disappointment must surely come from an awareness of man's collective failure to have taken greater heed of the kind of message highlighted by Cousteau - all those years ago - in his life's work.

S. O. F.

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