Re: Journey To Planet Earth

M. Dew (mdew@post.cis.smu.edu)
Mon, 20 Dec 1999 07:07:50 -0800 (PST)

Ummm.
Why are we getting this advertisement on the listserv?
I thought that was verboten..

-Margaret D.
SMU-CMIT
Dallas,TX

> Holiday Greetings:
>
> We thought your department or media library might want to receive 30-day
> free preview tapes or acquire the most honored and highest rated science
> video series of the year.
>
> What makes JOURNEY TO PLANET EARTH relevant is its interdisciplinary
> approach to understanding both global and regional environmental issues.
>
> Strongly recommended by both The School Library Journal and Booklist,
> here is what they said about the JOURNEY TO PLANET EARTH series:
>
> "Superbly narrated by Kelly McGillis, this 3-part series illustrates the
> desperate need for a balance between the needs of people and the
> environment to ensure a healthy, productive society."
>
> "Employing live-action, computer animation, satellite images, archival
> footage and an excellent script, JOURNEY TO PLANET EARTH enjoys
> excellent video and audio qualities and far surpasses its teaching
> objectives. An extraordinary production -- a must buy for media
> libraries." -- School Library Journal, August 1999.
>
> "This ambitious three-volume set explores the fragile relationship
> between people and the world they inhabit. Actor Kelly McGillis'
> sincere narration guides viewers through the programs. Lavishly shot,
> this series introduces world-wide environmental concerns to students and
> other interested viewers." -- Booklist, December, 1999
>
> Episode One - RIVERS OF DESTINY investigates problems which result from
> tampering with the natural environment of rivers. Locations:
> Mississippi, Amazon, Jordan and Mekong Rivers. (55 Min. VHS)
>
> Episode Two - THE URBAN EXPLOSION explores ways to sustain a growing
> urban population without destroying the environment. Locations: Mexico
> City, Istanbul, Shanghai and New York City. (55 Min. VHS)
>
> Episode Three - LAND OF PLENTY, LAND OF WANT examines how farmers can
> feed Earth's growing population without impoverishing the land.
> Locations: Zimbabwe, France, China and the United States. (55 Min. VHS)
>
> AWARDS: First Prize, Columbus International Film & Video Festival; Two
> Gold Medals and a Bronze, Chicago International Film & Video Festival;
> Three Golden Eagles, CINE Film Festival and Silver Medal, Houston
> International Film Festival.
>
> Series Price $399 or $149 Per Title
>
> For Sales Or 30-Day Free Preview Information:
>
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>
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>
> What Else Has Been Said About JOURNEY TO PLANET EARTH
>
> "Superb environmental miniseries is must viewing!" -- The Buffalo News
> School Library Journal
>
> "Surprise! TV schedule [Journey To Planet Earth] not bad for a
> non-sweeps period." -- Cincinnati Post
>
> "Journey To Planet Earth makes environmental issues understandable,
> accessible and personal." -- Dominion Post (Morgantown, WV)
>
> "The film and graphics in this series are quite good and you learn a
> lot." -- Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
>
> "A hidden treasure -- well not exactly hidden -- that will lead you to
> some fascinating and important programs." -- Pittsburgh Magazine
>
> "Mark Tuesday, April 6th on your calendar for the start of a remarkable
> television event." -- The Intelligencer (Belleville, Ontario)
>
> Their films [Hal and Marilyn Weiner] have at their core a celebration of
> people -- what they call "human geography." -- Satellite Orbit Magazine
>
> "Pick Of The Week."
> Austin American-Statesman
> Baltimore Sun
> Christian Science Monitor
> Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)
> Daily Advance (Elizabeth City, NC)
> `Sacramento Bee
> Sunday New Journal (Wilmington, DE)
> Sunday Republican (Springfield, MA)
> Sunday Times (Washington, DC)
> The Washington Post
> Times (Trenton, NJ)
>
> "Today's Best Bet on TV."
> Anchorage Daily News
> Birmingham Post-Herald
> Charlotte Observer
> Daily News (St. Thomas, VI)
> Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, NY)
> Indianapolis Star
> Knoxville News-Sentinel
> Patriot News (Harrisburg, Pa)
> Philadelphia Inquirer
> San Francisco Sunday Examiner & Chronicle
> The Detroit Free Press
>
> JOURNEY TO PLANET EARTH Series Price $399 or $149 Per Title
>
> For Sales Or 30-Day Free Preview Information:
>
> Screenscope, Inc.
> 4330 Yuma Street, NW
> Washington, DC 20016
>
> Tel: (202) 364-0055
> Fax: (202) 364-0058
> E-Mail: screenscope@compuserve.com
> Web Site: www.screenscopefilms.com
>
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