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Savage Planet

Synopsis
Series in eight parts about natural phenomena and catastrophic events: 1) Star Wounds: meteorites and the possibilities of a meteorite collision; 2) White Terror: avalanches; 3) Dangerous Waters: volcanic crater lakes; 4) Bolts from the Blue: lightning; 5) Fatal Tide: coastal disaster caused in 1953 by storms combined with high tides; 6) A Naked Land: Death Valley desert in California; 7) Rivers of Rock: lahar, the destructive phenomenon of molten lava meeting water; 8) Storm of the Century: Hurricane Andrew, which struck Florida in August 1992 and killed 250 people.
Series
Granada Video, Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 186 min.
Year of production
2000
Availability
Sale; 2000 sale: £14.99 (inclusive)
Notes
Broadcast on ITV from 13/3/00.
Subjects
Geography
Keywords
avalanches; hurricanes; lightning; meteorites; meteorology; natural disasters; volcanoes

Credits

Director
Chris Malone; Emma Hawley; Kate Coombes
Producer
Liz McLeod

Production Company

Name

Granada Television

Web
http://www.granadamedia.com External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7734 8080
Fax
020 7494 6280
Address
Non-Theatric Sales
36 Golden Square
London
W1R 4AH

Distributor

 

Available from retail outlets

Name

Video Collection International Ltd

Web
http://www.vci.co.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7612 3000
Fax
020 7612 3003
Address
2 Entertain Ltd
33 Foley Street
London
W1W 7TL

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