BOTANIC MAN, EPISODE 1: GREEN PRINT FOR LIFE (TV)

Summary

Part one of this 10-part series concerning the role man plays in the society of nature and the process of evolution. In this part, host David Bellamy, a biologist, visits a rain forest in South America's Amazon basin. Highlights of this program include footage and discussion of the following: a rain forest native hunting with a blowgun; residents of a rain forest village and their way of life; a native preparing darts for a blowgun; the leaf-cutter ant; the sloth; the life cycle of rain forest trees; the tribe's primitive planting techniques; and the tribe's migration.

Details

  • NETWORK: Thames (United Kingdom)
  • DATE: October 17, 1978 Tuesday
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:27:20
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: T82:0580
  • GENRE: Public affairs/Documentaries
  • SUBJECT HEADING: International Collection - United Kingdom
  • SERIES RUN: Thames (United Kingdom) - TV series, 1978
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CREDITS

    • Terence Dixon … Executive Producer
    • Robert Fleming … Producer
    • Randal Beattie … Producer, Director
    • Michael Feldman … Associate Producer
    • David Bellamy … Writer, Host