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Added by zackspaw (12)
Cover by thepenguin

Added on: 20/10/2002
Latest update: 29/12/2015
User updates processed: 4

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Great National Parks: Yosemite/Grand Canyon/Yellowstone: Reader's Digest (1989) [LVD8901]

Country  USA  
Released  ???
Publisher  Lumivision
Price  59.95 USD

UPC  724117890162UPC=724117890162
I-S-B-N  (none)
Category  Documentary

Color  Color
Length  165 min.
Sides  3
Chapters  49
Size  12"
Picture  Video
Ratio  1.33:1
Plastic  Transparent
Cover  Gatefold
Rot status  None reported
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Manufactured by  Pioneer USA



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 Additional Information by cyclograph (5)   13/06/2003 
Each side covers a diferent region: Yosemite, Grand Canyon, Yellowstone.

 Additional Information by zackspaw (12)   29/12/2015 

From the back cover:

"Reader's Digest Great National Parks videos capture the miraculously interwoven tapestry of nature from our nation's most impressive national treasures. Explore the wealth of geology and history, wilderness and wildlife, flora and fauna that form our breathtaking national heritage -- right in your own home."

An Emmy Award-winning series.

Chapter List:

    Side 1: Yosemite - "A Gift of Creation"
  1. Opening Montage
  2. Location and Highlights of Yosemite
  3. John Muir the Interpreter and Writer
  4. Park Postmaster Rusty Rust Talks About Yosemite
  5. Computer Graphic Representation of Yosemite's Creation
  6. First Inhabitants of Yosemite
  7. Native American Julia Parker Talks About Indian Village and Ancient Legend
  8. Granite Rock Formations of Yosemite Valley
  9. Waterfalls of Yosemite
  10. Winter Activities of Yosemite
  11. Norma Cook Talks About Pioneer History Center
  12. Mariposa Grove and the Giant Sequoias
  13. Early History of Yosemite
  14. John Muir's Efforts to Establish Yosemite as a National Park
  15. Park Ranger Carl Sharsmith Talks About Philosophy of the National Park Service
  16. Yosemite's High Country
  17. Wildlife and Plantlife of Yosemite
  18. Photographer Ansel Adams
  19. Closing Montage
    Side 2: Grand Canyon - "Amphitheater of the Gods"
  1. Opening Montage
  2. Location and Highlights of the Grand Canyon
  3. Early Inhabitants of the Canyon
  4. Havasu Canyon and Interview with Tribal Council Leader, Rex Tilousi
  5. Early Attempts to Conquer Grand Canyon
  6. South Rim Walk with Park Interpreter, Connie Rudd
  7. Highlights of the North Rim
  8. South Rim in the Winter
  9. Park Interpreter Stew Frittz Talks About Mule Trip into Canyon
  10. Plantlife and Wildlife of the Grand Canyon
  11. Mule Ride into the Grand Canyon with Stable Manager Ron Clayton
  12. History of the Colorado River, Carver of the Grand Canyon
  13. Computer Graphic Representation of the Grand Canyon's Creation
  14. Re-live John Wesley Powell's Trip Down the Colorado River
  15. Establishment of the Grand Canyon as a National Park and Closing Montage
    Side 3: Yellowstone - "The First National Park"
  1. Opening Montage
  2. Location and Highlights of Yellowstone
  3. Wildlife of Yellowstone
  4. Winter in Yellowstone
  5. Bison and the "Great Big Buffalo Hunt"
  6. Hydrothermal Features of Yellowstone
  7. Story Telling Hour with Park Interpreter Judy Visty
  8. Geysers of Yellowstone Including "Old Faithful"
  9. Hot Springs & Pools of Yellowstone Including "Mammoth" and "Grand Prismatic"
  10. Computer Graphic Representation of the Park's Different Hydrothermal Features
  11. Grand Canyon of Yellowstone
  12. Early Expeditions and History of Yellowstone
  13. Park Interpreter Jeff Selleck Describes How Yellowstone was Established as the First National Park
  14. Grizzly Bears and Story of Bear Attack by Park Naturalist Barbara Pettinga
  15. Closing Montage