The Jacques Cousteau odyssey, V. 5 [DVD] : Blind prophets of Easter Island ; Clipperton: the island time forgot / written and narrated by Theodore Strauss ; produced in association with KCET/Los Angeles, French Television (TFI), Bavaria Atelier GmbH.
- 1 of 1 copy available at SC LENDS.
0 current holds with 1 total copy.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Beaufort - Bluffton Branch||578.77 JAC (Text)||0530004482978||Adult DVDs||Available||-|
- ISBN: 1419806424
- Physical Description: 1 videodisc (107 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
- Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video [distributor, 2005]
|General Note:|| Originally broadcast on television in 1978 and 1981.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:|| Blind prophets of Easter Island: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; music composer/conductor, Georges Delerue. Clipperton, the island time forgot: director, Jacques Ertaud; music composer/conductor, John Scott.
|Summary, etc.:|| Blind prophets of Easter Island: Since the Polynesian island's discovery in 1722, the lost, ancient civilization of Easter Island has left a baffling legacy of riddles. Jacques Cousteau and the Calypso crew undertake land and underwater explorations and interview leading experts. Among the questions they tackle: who created the ancient, once-revered giant stone figures? Why do volcanic rock drawings show trees and flowers when virtually none exist today? Why is there evidence of cannibalism in a once peaceful and flourishing society? Clipperton, the island time forgot: Today, the only inhabitants of this environmentally inhospitable Pacific island are birds and crabs. Yet over 80 years ago, Clipperton hosted other visitors: a demented rapist and a terrified group of women and children. Cousteau returns to the island to recreate the deadly series of events: from the death of the brave French captain, to the courage of the widow who killed her torturer, and through the eyes of one of the survivors, then a child.
|Target Audience Note:|| Not rated.
|Language Note:|| In English with optional French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Search for related items by subject
|Subject:||Easter Island > Civilization.
Easter Island > Antiquities.
Birds > Clipperton Island.
Crabs > Clipperton Island.
Documentary television programs.
Films for the hearing impaired.