Living Desert, The*

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Living Desert, The*

  • 1953 ----- color ----- 69 min ----- vhs
  • (True-Life Adventures series) (Directed by James Algar, screenplay by James Algar, Winston Hibler, Ted Sears) Incredibly desolate. . . Yet beautiful. The eternal paradox known as the desert. And although first glance reveals little more than stones and sand, this land is alive! With moving rocks. Spitting mud pots. Gorgeous flowers. And the never-ending battle for survival between desert creatures of every shape, size, and description. All captured by magical photography, including awe-inspiring time-lapse sequences. (Academy Award for Best Feature Documentary, 1953) (Restricted to use on University of Washington campuses only)
  • Topics: (Biology, Botany, Geography, Motion Pictures: Documentary, Zoology)