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The Discoverers (1993)

Not Rated
Short | 40 min | Short, Drama

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" ...See moreFrom 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 See less
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Daniel J. Boorstin (book) (as Daniel Boorstin) | Jon Boorstin (screenplay)
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Robert Eather
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Louis Herman
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Ellen Stofan
Herself (as Dr. Ellen R. Stofan) Herself (as Dr. Ellen R. Stofan)   See fewer
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James Lancaster
Isaac Newton Isaac Newton   See fewer
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Melissa Negre
Maria Sanz de Sautuola Maria Sanz de Sautuola   See fewer
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Zitto Kazann
Fernando de Magellanes Fernando de Magellanes   See fewer
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Jack Gwillim
Dr. Babington Dr. Babington   See fewer
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Cynthia Mason
Mrs. Newton Mrs. Newton   See fewer
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Ismael 'East' Carlo
Don Marcelino (as Ismael Carlo) Don Marcelino (as Ismael Carlo)   See fewer
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Castulo Guerra
Gonzalo de Espinosa Gonzalo de Espinosa   See fewer
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Mike Robelo
Mapmaker Mapmaker   See fewer
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Brian Pope
Antonio Pigaletta Antonio Pigaletta   See fewer
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Russell Alexander
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Victor Contreras
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Alex Curie
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Albert Ybarra
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Lilyan Chauvin
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Kim Brant
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Maxime Dumesnil
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6.3 / 10 | 55 votes