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Release Date:
13 September 1998 (USA) See more »
Plot Keywords:
1 nomination See more »
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 (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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5 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
Soundtrack for Ancient Inventions incredibly beautiful, 19 March 2005
Author: joanmontgomerie from United States

Has anyone other than me noticed how beautiful the soundtrack music is for this show? The composer is Dimitri Tchamouroff -- I slowed down the credits last night after playing the documentary 5-6 times because I'm so in love with the music. It sounds ancient, exotic, whimsical, mesmerizing all at once. Anyone know how I could lay hands on a soundtrack CD or tape of this? I feel I'll go mad unless I find it. I tried e-mailing A&E networks to ask them about it, and they are so monolithic they didn't even respond. I guess getting a soundtrack to a TV docu is kind of unusual. I thought the music had come from a major motion picture -- it is that good. I don't usually flip over music -- but in this case I could not help myself. I love music that evokes a distant past. If anyone could help me with this quest, I sure would appreciate it.

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