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The Discoverers (1993)

Not Rated | | Short, Drama
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From the earliest voyages that mapped the Earth to today's launches into space, "The Discoverers" reverberates with the passion to explore our universe. Based on the Pulitzer Prize winning ... See full summary »

Directors:

Greg MacGillivray, Jon Boorstin (co-director) | 1 more credit »

Writers:

Daniel J. Boorstin (book) (as Daniel Boorstin), Jon Boorstin (screenplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Eather Robert Eather ... Himself
Louis Herman Louis Herman ... Himself (as Dr. Louis Herman)
Ellen Stofan Ellen Stofan ... Herself (as Dr. Ellen R. Stofan)
James Lancaster ... Isaac Newton
Melissa Negre Melissa Negre ... Maria Sanz de Sautuola
Zitto Kazann Zitto Kazann ... Fernando de Magellanes
Jack Gwillim ... Dr. Babington
Cynthia Mason Cynthia Mason ... Mrs. Newton
Ismael 'East' Carlo ... Don Marcelino (as Ismael Carlo)
Castulo Guerra ... Gonzalo de Espinosa
Mike Robelo ... Mapmaker
Brian Pope Brian Pope ... Antonio Pigaletta
Russell Alexander Russell Alexander ... Spanish Mariner
Victor Contreras Victor Contreras ... Spanish Mariner
Alex Curie Alex Curie ... Spanish Mariner
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From the earliest voyages that mapped the Earth to today's launches into space, "The Discoverers" reverberates with the passion to explore our universe. Based on the Pulitzer Prize winning book by Dr. Daniel J. Boorstin, "The Discoverers" examines our desire to expand the boundaries of knowledge. The stories presented in this film span space and time, taking us around the world to participate in the act of discovery. Stand alongside Sir Isaac Newton in his British lab; then travel to the present to observe Dr. Louis Herman working with his very cerebral dolphins in Hawaii. Ever wonder "how did they do that?" Written by Anonymous

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Feel the courage. Live the adventure.

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Short | Drama

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

MacGillivray Freeman Films

Country:

USA

Language:

English

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Color

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1.44 : 1
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