Walt Disney Legacy Collection - True Life Adventures, Vol. 1: Wonders Of The World (1959)
2xDVD5 (VIDEO_TS) | NTSC 4:3 (720 x 480) | AC3 2.0 @ 192 Kbps | > 300 mins | 4,49 Gb + 4,49 Gb
Lang: English | Subs: English (disc 1 only)
Genre: Documentary, Family | USA
First released in the early '50s to the public's delight, these nature documentaries were unique in their lively, fictional narrative approach to the subjects' lives, which were recreated with anthropomorphic humor and zest. Even today, and maybe more so, hearing that beavers in Beaver Valley are "always stubborn, always persistent," or that the crayfish shovel mud like "miniature bulldozers" is heartening, reminding one that Disney is The Magical Kingdom. Even more heartening is it that these scientific films, made with the latest cameras and technology, were filmic landmarks, and contain footage that David Attenborough's film crews would only dream of getting; in Mysteries of the Deep, a dolphin gives birth and there are views of coral reef that may not even exist anymore. White Wilderness takes one through the Arctic tundra, a "world of frozen chaos," showing majestic animals alongside the lemming, with their strange, suicidal tendency to jump off cliffs…..