"Michael Gill, Peter Montagnon & Ann Turner"
"Sir Richard Attenborough remembers the making of Civilisation, a Photo
Gallery of behind-the-scenes stills & a 48-page illustrated booklet
written by film & television historian Marcus Hearn."
DD Home Entertainment, in association with BBC Television, are proud to
present one of the BBC's finest-ever documentary series - Civilisation: A
Personal View by Lord Clark In 1966, BBC Television embarked on its
most ambitious documentary series to date. The eminent art historian Sir
Kenneth Clark was commissioned to write and present the definitive story
of Western European culture and achievement. This epic series took over
two years to complete, with filming in one hundred locations across eleven
countries. The finished programme was hailed as a masterpiece when it was
first transmitted in 1969 and today, is still regarded as one of the
finest achievements of British television. The DVD includes an interview
with Sir David Attenborough and a forty-eight page behind-the-scenes
booklet by renowned film and television historian Marcus Hearn.