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Storm chasers [DVD videorecording] executive producer, Charlie Corwin ; series producer, Lisa J. Bloch ; series director, Ronnie Krensel ; produced by Tornado Alley LLC, an affiliate of Original Media, LLC for Discovery Channel.

Contributor(s): Corwin, Charlie | Block, Lisa J | Krensel, Ronnie | Wurman, Joshua | Casey, Sean (Sean C.) | Mosenson, Scott | Carroll, Michael (Associate professor of literature) | Haines, Tim | Aslett, Will | Original Media | Discovery Channel (Firm) | Impossible Pictures | ProSieben (Firm) | M6 films (Firm) | Image Entertainment (Firm).
Material type: FilmFilmPublisher: Chatsworth, CA : Distributed by Image Entertainment, c2008Description: 2 videodiscs (ca. 420 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.Uniform titles: Storm chasers (Television program) | Perfect disaster (Television program) Subject(s): Tornadoes -- Great Plains | Typhoons -- China -- Hong Kong | Meteorology -- Observations | Meteorology -- Research | Tornadoes -- Great Plains | Typhoons -- China -- Hong Kong | Meteorology -- Observations | Meteorology -- Research | Meteorology. -- Research | Meteorology. -- Observations | Nonfiction television programs | Typhoons. -- China -- Hong Kong | Documentary -- Television series | Science television programs | Tornadoes. -- Great Plains | Documentary television programs | Meteorology | Meteorology -- Research | Tornadoes | Typhoons | China -- Hong Kong | Great PlainsGenre/Form: Science television programs. | Documentary television programs. | Nonfiction television programs. | Fiction television programs. | Television programs. | Documentary -- Television series. | Observations.DDC classification: 551.55/3 LOC classification: QC955 | .S76 2008
Contents:
Disc 1. Storm chasers. Episode 1 ; Episode 2 ; Episode 3 ; Episode 4 -- Disc 2. Perfect disaster. Super tornado ; Solar storm ; Super typhoon ; Mega flood ; Fire storm ; Ice storm / executive producer, Tim Haines ; series producer, Will Aslett ; an Impossible Pictures production for Discovery Channel in Association with ProSieben and M6.
Production Credits: Music by Didier Lean Rachou (Storm chasers) ; composer, Ty Unwin (Perfect disaster).
Storm chasers: meteorologist, Josh Wurman ; fillmaker, Sean Casey ; narrator, Scott Mosenson. Perfect disaster: narrator, Michael Carroll.Summary: Storm chasers: Hunt for devastating, violent twisters that rip through America's Great Plains, better known as "Tornado Alley." Research meteorolgist Josh Wurman and extreme filmmaker Sean Casey put their lives on the line to capture this unprecedented footage shot from inside tornadoes tearing their way across the central U.S. Shooting from a 14,00-pound tank topped with a custom-designed filming turret, see what the team encounters as they drive straight into these deadly storms.Summary: Perfect disaster: These are the storms bigger, more dangerous and more deadly than any before them. What would happen if a mega tornado reduced downtown Dallas to a war zone within minutes? How would the 7 million inhabitants of Hong Kong survive if a super typhoon set its sights on the island? Scientists know it could happen. This program is a dramatization of how it can happen.
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DVD; NTSC; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.

Storm chasers: meteorologist, Josh Wurman ; fillmaker, Sean Casey ; narrator, Scott Mosenson. Perfect disaster: narrator, Michael Carroll.

Music by Didier Lean Rachou (Storm chasers) ; composer, Ty Unwin (Perfect disaster).

Originally broadcast on television in 2007.

Storm chasers contain 4 episodes from the series. Perfect disaster contain 6 episodes from the series.

Storm chasers: Hunt for devastating, violent twisters that rip through America's Great Plains, better known as "Tornado Alley." Research meteorolgist Josh Wurman and extreme filmmaker Sean Casey put their lives on the line to capture this unprecedented footage shot from inside tornadoes tearing their way across the central U.S. Shooting from a 14,00-pound tank topped with a custom-designed filming turret, see what the team encounters as they drive straight into these deadly storms.

Perfect disaster: These are the storms bigger, more dangerous and more deadly than any before them. What would happen if a mega tornado reduced downtown Dallas to a war zone within minutes? How would the 7 million inhabitants of Hong Kong survive if a super typhoon set its sights on the island? Scientists know it could happen. This program is a dramatization of how it can happen.

Disc 1. Storm chasers. Episode 1 ; Episode 2 ; Episode 3 ; Episode 4 -- Disc 2. Perfect disaster. Super tornado ; Solar storm ; Super typhoon ; Mega flood ; Fire storm ; Ice storm / executive producer, Tim Haines ; series producer, Will Aslett ; an Impossible Pictures production for Discovery Channel in Association with ProSieben and M6.

Special features: Deleted scenes.

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