National Geographic: Engineering the Impossible

National Geographic: Engineering the Impossible

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Overview

National Geographic: Engineering the Impossible

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.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/18/2007
UPC: 0727994752295
Rating: NR
Source: Nat'l Geographic Vid
Region Code: 1
Time: 2:30:00
Sales rank: 58,698

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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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Fan4SFGiants More than 1 year ago
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.