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Raptor force / produced by John Rubin, James Donald ; written by John Rubin ; co-producer and cinematographer, Neil Rettig ; series producer, Bill Murphy ; executive producer, Fred Kaufman ; a production of Thirtten/WNET New York and National Geographic Television Inc.

Rubin, John (John Michael), (producer.). Donald, James, (producer.). Rettig, Neil, (producer.). Murphy, Bill (Producer), (producer.). Kaufman, Fred, (producer.). Schreiber, Liev, (narrator.). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), (publisher.). WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) (production company.). National Geographic Television, (production company.). PBS Distribution (Firm), (film distributor.).

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Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library DVD 598.9 RAPTOR (Text) 37500004262073 Movies Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781627897112
  • ISBN: 1627897119
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, c2016.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from disc label; credits from screen.
"Subtitles are a function of the disc and serve the same purpose as closed captions"--Container.
Originally broadcast as an episode of the PBS television program Nature in 2007.
Formatted Contents Note:
Big, fast, quiet, and deadly -- Flight control -- Signature talents -- Catching the wind -- Unmasking their prey -- Canny tacticians.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cinematographer, Neil Rettig ; original music, CM Creative, Inc.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrated by Live Schreiber.
Summary, etc.:
Armed with powerful beaks and talons, raptors are nature₂s killing force₆winged predators whose beauty belies their speed. Dramatic footage from cameras mounted on their backs show why falcons, owls, eagles, and hawks are masters of the sky, and why engineers use their abilities and body designs as the basis of aircraft technology.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen presentation; stereo.
Language Note:
English dialogue; English subtitles.
Subject: Birds of prey.
Genre: Documentary films.
Nature films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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