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Tutankhamun - Tut: The Boy King
Tutankhamun - Tut The Boy King
Actor: Orson Welles
Directors: Sidney Smith, Sid Smith
Genres: Television, Educational, Documentary
NR     2005     1hr 0min

More than 3,300 years ago, a boy king ruled over one of the most captivating empires the world would ever know. Following his mysterious death at the young age of 19, his name would be treacherously erased from history by ...  more »


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Actor: Orson Welles
Directors: Sidney Smith, Sid Smith
Genres: Television, Educational, Documentary
Sub-Genres: Television, Educational, History
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 08/02/2005
Release Year: 2005
Run Time: 1hr 0min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 2
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Good documentary, but...
lothda | 08/26/2005
(2 out of 5 stars)

"This 1978 TV production gives an overview of the exhibition of treasures from the young pharao's tomb that was on a world tour at the time. The treasures are as impressive now as they were then. The picture quality, however, is no better than VHS. No attempt at restauration or enhancement seems to have been made. Even if your interest in King Tut is high you should think before buying."
The original award-wining documentary on the discovery and c
Midwest Book Review | Oregon, WI USA | 09/08/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Hosted by Orson Welles, Tut: The Boy King is the original award-wining documentary on the discovery and contents of the Egyptian tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamun. This beautifully produced DVD edition is enhanced with updated features which include "The Remarkable Discovery", "The Mysterious Life and Death of Tutankhamen"; Enduring Questions About the King", "Tutankhamun Timeline", "Mapping the Tomb", and a Photo Gallery. Tut: The Boy King will prove to be an enduringly popular addition to community library Video/DVD collections.
Tut Mania
Kathryne L. Falkner | 03/22/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Excellent would recommend it to anyone interested in King Tut
I have been interested in Tut for years and this is a great
addition to my video library"
One of the best
Margaret Macfarland | 09/20/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"if you saw this on tv. you will remeber mr. welle's great voice...he really makes the young king live again. he tells you about the king, you are there as they show pictures of the descovery of the tomb. pictures of how each item looked like in the tomb, then today. if you where lucky enough to see these treasures that toured our country, which l was. it is a real joy to see them here again and take your time over each one. bar none he explains every one as it comes almost alive. order this and just enjoy, as tut lives again."