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The World About Us

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A Home for the Wanderer
This week's programme in the series of films from all over the world about our astonishing planet and the creatures that live on it features a tiny island in the sub-Antarctic, the home of the world's largest sea-birds - wandering albatrosses. They share Bird Island with vast numbers of fur, leopard, and elephant seals; with penguins and a wide variety of other birds.
For 18 months three scientists worked through storm, sunshine, and blizzard, studying the wandering albatrosses and filming this unique record of the wildlife of Bird Island.
Narrated by DICK GRAHAM
Filmed and directed by LANCELOT TICKELL
(us Antarctic Research Program) Presented by NED KELLY
(from BBC South and West)

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Unknown: Dick Graham
Directed By: Lancelot Tickell
Presented By: Ned Kelly

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