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What's it called? Alien from earth [videorecording] / produced and directed by Simon Nasht and Annamaria Talas ; produced for Nova by Sarah Holt ; narration written by Sarah Holt ; an Essential Media production in association with Real Pictures and Nova ; WGBH Boston.
Who published it? [Burlington, Vt.] : WGBH Boston Video, c2009.
Edition info! Widescreen.
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Location Call No. Status
 DOWNTOWN Nonfiction  569.909598 Ali  AVAILABLE
What's it like? 1 videodisc (ca. 56 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Special stuff to know! DVD; region 1, NTSC; anamorphic widescreen (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Helpful notes! Closed-captioned; optional described video for the visually impaired.
Performers! Narrated by Jay O. Sanders.
Credits Researcher, creative consultant, Ethan Herberman ; associate producer, Julie Crawford ; edited by David Eells, Andrew Arestides ; music, Michael Bacon ; executive producer, Chris Hilton.
Helpful notes! Originally broadcast on PBS on Nov. 11, 2008 as an episode of the television program Nova.
What's it about? Examines the discovery of strange and unknown miniature hominid fossil (Homo floresiensis) remains on the island of Flores, Indonesia. Looks at the scientific debate over whether these creatures, nicknamed "hobbits," are a type of dwarf race of humans, possibly suffering from a disease such as microcephaly, or an entirely new species.
What's in it? The "hobbit" appears -- What is this thing? -- Telling remains -- A lot like Lucy -- Out of Africa rewritten?
Helpful notes! Special feature: teaching materials (DVD-ROM PDF).
Helpful subjects! Flores man.
Fossil hominids -- Indonesia.
Fossils -- Collection and preservation -- Indonesia.
Flores Island (Indonesia) -- Antiquities.
It's a special thing! Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
DVD-Video discs.
More people who helped! Nasht, Simon. Producer. Director.
Talas, Annamaria. Producer. Director.
Holt, Sarah. Producer. Author of screenplay.
Sanders, Jay O., 1953- Narrator.
Essential Media (Firm)
Real Pictures (Firm)
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
WGBH Video (Firm)
Other titles to try! Nova (Television program)
Special numbers! 9781593758691
Special numbers! WG42909 WGBH Boston Video
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