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Release Date:
13 September 1998 (USA) See more »
Plot Keywords:
1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Soundtrack is indeed gorgeous. See more (4 total) »


 (Series Cast [1])

Terry Jones ... Himself - Host (3 episodes, 1998)

Series Directed by
Daniel Percival (2 episodes, 1998)
Series Writing credits
Terry Jones (3 episodes, 1998)
David Souden (3 episodes, 1998)
Daniel Percival (2 episodes, 1998)

Series Produced by
Phil Grabsky .... executive producer (3 episodes, 1998)
David Souden .... producer (3 episodes, 1998)
Amanda Wilkie .... producer (3 episodes, 1998)

Stacy Goldstein .... assistant producer (unknown episodes)
Tomi Bednar Landis .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Series Original Music by
Dimitri Tchamouroff (3 episodes, 1998)
Series Cinematography by
Sean Bobbitt (unknown episodes)
Graham Smith (unknown episodes)
Series Film Editing by
Phil Reynolds (2 episodes, 1998)
Series Set Decoration by
Jon Carnall (unknown episodes)
Kate Hind (unknown episodes)
Series Production Management
Olivia Foster .... production manager (unknown episodes)
Series Art Department
Jon Carnall .... set designer (2 episodes, 1998)
Kate Hind .... set designer (2 episodes, 1998)
Series Sound Department
Paul Harris .... dubbing mixer (3 episodes, 1998)
Antony Meering .... sound (3 episodes, 1998)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Sean Bobbitt .... lighting camera (3 episodes, 1998)
Pete Hayns .... lighting camera (3 episodes, 1998)
Graham Smith .... lighting camera (3 episodes, 1998)
Series Editorial Department
Michael Williams .... on-line editor (2 episodes, 1998)
Series Other crew
Amanda Burrell .... researcher (3 episodes, 1998)
Fiona Kingsman .... production coordinator (3 episodes, 1998)
Julia Wilkie .... production coordinator (3 episodes, 1998)
Alison Horton .... production assistant (2 episodes, 1998)

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150 min (3 Episodes)
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1.33 : 1 See more »
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1 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Soundtrack is indeed gorgeous., 23 October 2007
Author: cxcxc from Oakville, Ontario Canada

I wholeheartedly concur with previous reviewer (joanmontgomerie) the soundtrack by Dimitri Tchamouroff is spectacular, especially in the chapter pertinent to the Greek inventor Heron. In some parts, the crescendo is so intense and magnificent - the track would suit a Hollywood epic by Cecil B DeMille. It is overwhelming and moves the emotions to a point you stand up and take notice. Like Joan, I wish I could find a copy of just the soundtrack, and I've played the DVD over and over, just to listen to it. Does anyone have more information on where to find the soundtrack for this DVD? Any assistance will be more than welcome. What a discovery - to find this composer.

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