David Attenborough The Life Collection DVD Special Features
Actors: Sir David Attenborough
Boxed Set: Yes
Number of discs: 24
Region: Region Free
Weight: 1.5 kg
Format: Support both NTSC & PAL
Rated: NR (Not Rated)
DVD Release Date: 2017
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David Attenborough The Life Collection DVD Overview
Attenborough was born in Isleworth, West London, but grew up in College House on the campus of the University College, Leicester, where his father, Frederick, was principal.He is the middle of three sons (his elder brother, Richard, became an actor and director and his younger brother, John,David Attenborough The Life Collection DVD was an executive at Italian car manufacturer Alfa Romeo), and the only surviving child among them.During World War II, through a British charitable programme known as Kindertransport, his parents also fostered two Jewish refugee girls from Europe.Attenborough spent his childhood collecting fossils, stones and other natural specimens.He received encouragement in this pursuit at age seven, when a young Jacquetta Hawkes admired his "museum".David Attenborough The Life Collection He also spent a considerable amount of his time in the grounds of the university and aged 11 he heard that the zoology department needed a large supply of newts which he offered via his father to supply for 3d each. The source, which wasn't revealed at the time, was a pond less than five metres from the department.A few years later, one of his adoptive sisters gave him a piece of amber filled with prehistoric creatures; some 50 years later, it would be the focus of his programme The Amber Time Machine.
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