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National Geographic 125 Years DVD Collection (2012)

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  • Actors: Various
  • Directors: National Geographic
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Box set, Color, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 10
  • Rated: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)
  • DVD Release Date: January 15, 2013
  • Run Time: 1200 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #54,061 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

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National Geographic commemorates 125 years of exploration with this 10-disc collection featuring the moments, the people, and the discoveries that changed the world. From the peak of Mt. Everest to isolated communities within North Korea, National Geographic has captured places and events that few have ever witnessed and documented the power of the human spirit to push beyond boundaries to explore new frontiers.

Showcasing National Geographic s very first television special, Americans on Everest, and more than 20 additional groundbreaking shows, this stunning collection documents memorable milestones, headline-making discoveries, and the journeys of renowned explorers including Dr. Robert Ballard, Dian Fossey, and Dereck and Beverly Joubert.

The Programs include Exploring New Frontiers: National Geographic at 125, Incredible Human Machine, Gorilla, Search For the Afghan Girl, Secrets of the Titanic, Americans on Everest, Everest: 50 Years on the Mountain, Holland Against the Sea, Save the Titanic with Bob Ballard, Inside North Korea, King Kong in My Pocket, Colossal Claw, Supercroc, Inside the White House, The President s Photographer: 50 Years Inside the Oval Office, Eternal Enemies, The Unlikely Leopard, Egypt Eternal: Quest for Lost Tombs, King Tut s Final Secrets, Dr. Leakey and the Dawn of Man and Bones of Turkana.

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26 of 27 people found the following review helpful
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I felt it necessary to write a review because the one review (literally, one single review) that was left for this item only gave it 3 stars, merely because there was no Blu-Ray option for this collection. Don't get me wrong: if there had been a Blu-Ray option available, that is the direction I might have gone, but the one reviewer did not discuss the content or the actual quality of this specific collection.

Anyway: overall I was very pleased with the collection. There isn't a theme to the collection, other than being a sampling of National Geographic documentaries from over the decades, starting with the first ever National Geographic broadcast, "Americans on Everest". For me, a few of these documentaries took me back because the opening music/credits reminded me of watching some of these documentaries as part of school curriculum, or with my grandparents when we would all gather around the television when a "National Geographic Special" was going to air (FYI: this was before cable).

The DVD quality is excellent but some of the older broadcasts (due to the quality/deterioration of the original film) do look their age, most noticeable in the "Americans on Everest" and "Holland Against the Sea", but the overall transfer to DVD was good. The newer broadcasts (and documentaries from the National Geographic cable channel) are of excellent quality; the quality is merely a testimony to time and newer digital technology.

In terms of "bang for your buck" there are over 20 documentaries in this collection and there is something here to please everyone. Granted there will be some you like more than others (the Egyptian documentaries were my personal favorite but I enjoyed everything in the collection) but overall a great DVD collection.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
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The qulaity is good and photography is fantastic. I recommned people to keep this 125 year collection in your home/library. This collection deserves 5 stars rating. Thanks to National Geography for introducing this collection.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Nat Geo at it's best November 6, 2013
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The best of Nat Geo documentaries. Would also recomend the 125 years of National Geographic Magazine set for those who love the magazine - every issue since 1888.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Natioal geo fan February 25, 2014
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I enjoyed there stuff for years. this one is a great one to get if you like the history of national geo for 125 years.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent product June 6, 2013
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This is a beautiful collection. I bought it as a gift for my father in law, and he couldn't been happier.
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