The Restless Earth

Australia, 1972

TV show
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Looks at the earth’s geological history in terms of the ”plate theory”, with particular reference to Britain. Discusses the movement of the plates carrying the continents, the formation of oceans and mountains, and the occurrence of earthquakes and volcanoes. Introduced by Magnus Magnusson and narrated by John Gregson. (This is the Australian version with Australians - Peter Ross and Keith Michell- as host and narrator).

Credits

production company

Sverides Radio Sweeden

Studio Hamburg

National Educational Television

ABC-TV (Australia)

BBC

Language

English

Duration

02:07:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

27881

Subject categories

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Earth

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Formations (Geology)

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Geology

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Earth

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Formations (Geology)

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Geology

Television

Television → Television programs

Television → Television programs → Television programs - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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