National Geographic: Engineering the Impossible

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Overview

Via stunning on-location footage and onscreen illustrations, the documentary program National Geographic: Exploring the Impossible traces the archaeological background of three of history's most awesome man-made constructions: the Great Pyramid of Giza, the Roman Colosseum and Chartres Cathedral.
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Overview

Via stunning on-location footage and onscreen illustrations, the documentary program National Geographic: Exploring the Impossible traces the archaeological background of three of history's most awesome man-made constructions: the Great Pyramid of Giza, the Roman Colosseum and Chartres Cathedral.
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Special Features

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/18/2007
  • UPC: 727994752295
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  • Source: Nat'l Geographic Vid
  • Region Code: 1
  • Language: English
  • Time: 2:30:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 43,335

Cast & Crew

Technical Credits
Melisa Akdogen Director, Producer
Stuart Everett Director, Producer
Mike Ibeji Director, Producer
Juliet Blake Producer
Tom Brisley Executive Producer
Ian Herring Executive Producer
Noah Morowitz Executive Producer
Darlow Smithson Productions Producer
Parallax Film Productions Producer
Alison Turner Executive Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Engineering the Impossible
1. Introduction [:58]
2. Palace of the People [5:42]
3. Plumbing Solutions [3:38]
4. Manpower and Money [3:18]
5. Architectural Innovations [5:12]
6. The Birth of Concrete [1:26]
7. Seating Plan [2:06]
8. The Red Brick Revolution [4:15]
9. Open for Business [8:01]
10. Top Notch Entertainment [9:12]
11. Conclusion [1:07]
12. End Credits [:13]
1. Introduction [1:20]
2. The Pharaoh's Tomb [5:06]
3. Bigger and Better [2:18]
4. Getting Started [5:52]
5. The Workforce [4:48]
6. Life Under the Sand [2:45]
7. Organization [3:59]
8. The Burial Chamber [9:07]
9. Finishing Touches [1:40]
10. Final Resting Place [4:41]
11. Conclusion [2:22]
12. End Credits [:19]
Disc #2 -- Engineering the Impossible
1. Introduction [:56]
2. Sign From Mary [4:07]
3. Cosmic Order [8:45]
4. The Pointed Arch [3:28]
5. Cut to Size [3:02]
6. Situation Critical [4:43]
7. Flying Buttress [7:29]
8. Chartres Blue [4:09]
9. Inauguration [3:53]
10. Stories in Glass [2:49]
11. Conclusion [1:06]
12. End Credits [:21]
13. Chapter 13 [:01]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Engineering the Impossible
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   Episode Selections
      The Colosseum
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         Scene Selections
      The Great Pyramid
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         Ultimate Factories
      Experience National Geographic
         Welcome to the World of National Geographic
         National Geographic.Com
         National Geographic Channel
   Credits
Disc #2 -- Engineering the Impossible
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   Scene Selections
   Photo Gallery
   More From National Geographic
      Recommended Programs
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      Experience National Geographic
         Welcome to the World of National Geographic
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         National Geographic Channel
   Credits
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    One of the National Geographic Channel's best programs!

    This is a phenomenal DVD from the National Geographic Channel. You can't imagine what it took to build these buildings,the Colosseum,the Chartres Cathedral and the Great Pyramid of Giza. Just watching these buildings being designed on paper and going up is amazing. Only the National Geographic Channel can bring a program like this to life.

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