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Arthur C. Clarke's Mysterious World (1980)

Country of Origin: UK
Dates of Original Broadcast: 2 September 1980 - 25 November 1980
Number of Seasons: 1
Total Number of Episodes: 12
Average Episode Running Times: 25m
Format:

Colour Format: colour
Aspect Ratio: colour
Sound:


DIRECTION

Directors: Peter Jones, Michael Weigall, Charles Flynn


CREW

PRODUCTION
Production Companies: Yorkshire Television/Trident Television
Executive Producer: John Fairley
Producer: John Fanshawe
Series Producer: Simon Welfare


CAST

Arthur C. Clarke (presenter)
Gordon Honeycombe (narrator)


PLOT SUMMARY

A series looking at unexplained phenomena from around the world, introduced in short sequences filmed in Sri Lanka by science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke.


EPISODES

The Journey Begins (2 September 1980)
Monsters of the Deep (9 September 1980)
Ancient Wisdom (16 September 1980)
The Missing Apeman (23 September 1980)
Giants For the Gods (30 September 1980)
Monsters of the Lakes (7 October 1980)
The Great Siberian Explosion (14 October 1980)
The Riddle of the Stones (21 October 1980)
Out of the Blue (28 October 1980)
Dragons, Dinosaurs and Giant Snakes (11 November 1980)
Strange Skies (18 November 1980)
Clarke's Cabinet of Curiosities (25 November 1980)


AVAILABILITY

UK
Television Distributor: ITV

USA
Video Distributors: Pacific Arts; PBS Video


LINKS

SEQUEL
Arthur C. Clarke's World of Strange Powers (1985)

SEE ALSO
The Goodies: Bigfoot (23 January 1982)


KEYWORDS

documentary, fortean, monsters, the paranormal, the supernatural, ufos

 


Last Updated: 21 February, 2010

 

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