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THE WORLD ABOUT US

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A series of films from all over the world about our astonishing planet and the creatures that live on it
WILD JAMAICA
Narrated by Alan Gibson
The story of a group of Oxford zoologists who recently spent a working vacation filming the Caribbean wildlife which is so often overlooked by tourists.
Part 1:
Trapdoors, Tyrants, and Tadpoles
Produced bv CHRISTOPHER PARSONS from the South and West
The delights of Jamaica as a holiday playground are familiar enough, but what does the island offer to the naturalist? Last year a party of Oxford zoologists and film-makers spent a long vacation there, and the results can be seen today and next Sunday.
The leader of the expedition was Gerald Thompson , well known for his films of insect behaviour, and the programme will include outstanding film both by him and by Peter Parks , who, using a special photographic method, has produced some of the most remarkable close-ups of minute animal life yet seen on television.

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Unknown: Alan Gibson
Unknown: Christopher Parsons
Unknown: Gerald Thompson
Unknown: Peter Parks

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