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National Geographic Video - Into the Great Pyramid
National Geographic Video - Into the Great Pyramid
Actors: Alexander Scourby, Leslie Nielsen, Joseph Campanella, Orson Welles, Richard Basehart
Directors: Alexander Grasshoff, Aram Boyajian, Bert Haanstra, David Seltzer, Jack Kaufman
Genres: Television, Educational, Documentary
NR     2003     1hr 0min

Noted Egyptologist, Zahi Al-Hawass, explains current archaeological technologies such as remote controlled robots used to uncover hidden treasures.

     
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Actors: Alexander Scourby, Leslie Nielsen, Joseph Campanella, Orson Welles, Richard Basehart
Directors: Alexander Grasshoff, Aram Boyajian, Bert Haanstra, David Seltzer, Jack Kaufman
Creators: Al Giddings, Bud Wiser, James Lipscomb
Genres: Television, Educational, Documentary
Sub-Genres: Television, Educational, Documentary
Studio: Nat'l Geographic Vid
Format: DVD - Color - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 03/04/2003
Release Year: 2003
Run Time: 1hr 0min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 1
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Very Good Program
John M. Cys | Ft. Worth, TX USA | 04/18/2007
(4 out of 5 stars)

"This DVD is up to National Geographic's ususal high production standards except in a couple of instances where the videography is a little sloppy. The program is a good introduction to the Great Pyramid, not only including the pyramid itself but the adjoining worker's cemetery and village. Short segments on earlier pyramids help with the context. The heart of the program is being with scientists at the time they open the sarcophogus in the overseer's tomb and penetrate beyond the door in the small passage from the queen's chamber in the Great Pyramid for the first time. The graphics and reenactments add to the program's understanding. The bonus features are good summaries of their respective topics."
National Geographic Video - Into the Great Pyramid
Len Canavan | Lake Wales,FL.USA | 10/01/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"National Geographic Video - Into the Great Pyramid
Very informative and I am looking forward to my upcoming visit next week to Egypt to "follow the trail" of the narrater. Typical of National Geographic productions always informative and puts you there right on the spot to see and feel the way it is."