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The Michael Palin collection cert. 12

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Product description

A box set of all the travel adventures presented by ex-Monty Python star Michael Palin in recent years. 'Full Circle' (1997) chronicles Palin's endeavours to travel round the Pacific Rim, a journey that takes him through 18 countries and stretches some 50,000 miles. Starting form the Bering Straits, he travels through Russia, Korea, Vietnam, New Zealand, the Americas, before returning to his starting point. In 'Around the World in 80 Days' (1989), Palin takes sets out to recreate the famous fictional journey of Phileas Fogg. In 'Pole to Pole' (1992), Palin sets out to travel along the 30 degree East line of longitude from the North to the South Pole, travelling through 17 countries over a five-month period. 'Michael Palin's Hemingway Adventure' (1999) celebrates Hemingway's centenary by retracing the steps of the famous American author from Paris to Pamplona, Milan to Montana, and Kilimanjaro to Key West. In 'Sahara' (2002), Palin undertakes a daunting journey across the Sahara desert, experiencing the various human cultures that can be found in the desert, and learning about the different ways in which man has learned to live in this most inhospitable of environments. Finally, in 'Himalaya' (2004), Palin undertakes his most challenging journey yet: across the Himalayas, the greatest mountain range on earth, made up of a virtually unbroken wall of rock stretching 1800 miles from the borders of Afghanistan to south-west China.

Item details

Classification:
12
Condition:
Used
Display format:
4:3
Film studio:
BBC Worldwide
Genre:
Documentary
Region:
2

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A box set of all the travel adventures presented by ex-Monty Python star Michael Palin in recent years. 'Full Circle' (1997) chronicles Palin's endeavours to travel round the Pacific Rim, a journey that takes him through 18 countries and stretches some 50,000 miles. Starting form the Bering Straits, he travels through Russia, Korea, Vietnam, New Zealand, the Americas, before returning to his starting point. In 'Around the World in 80 Days' (1989), Palin takes sets out to recreate the famous fictional journey of Phileas Fogg. In 'Pole to Pole' (1992), Palin sets out to travel along the 30 degree East line of longitude from the North to the South Pole, travelling through 17 countries over a five-month period. 'Michael Palin's Hemingway Adventure' (1999) celebrates Hemingway's centenary by retracing the steps of the famous American author from Paris to Pamplona, Milan to Montana, and Kilimanjaro to Key West. In 'Sahara' (2002), Palin undertakes a daunting journey across the Sahara desert, experiencing the various human cultures that can be found in the desert, and learning about the different ways in which man has learned to live in this most inhospitable of environments. Finally, in 'Himalaya' (2004), Palin undertakes his most challenging journey yet: across the Himalayas, the greatest mountain range on earth, made up of a virtually unbroken wall of rock stretching 1800 miles from the borders of Afghanistan to south-west China.

Classification:
12
Condition:
Used
Display format:
4:3
Film studio:
BBC Worldwide
Genre:
Documentary
Region:
2

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