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Vintage Dinosaur Art: Before the Ark

Vintage Dinosaur Art

Described as “a collection of widely differing essays around a central theme,” Before the Ark was published in 1975 by the BBC and “based upon the BBC Television series” of the same name. Said series has seemingly disappeared into complete obscurity, although it does get a mention on Alan Charig’s Wikipedia page, and I also found this listing in the BBC Programme Index. (It’s not on YouTube, though, and if you do try searching for it, you’ll come across an…

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Vintage Dinosaur Telly: Dinosaur!

TV review

So. A couple of weeks ago, I blogged a few words on Dinosaur!, a book written by David Norman in 1991 to tie in with a TV show of the same name (in which he made several appearances). At the time, I mentioned that I hadn’t seen the show and hadn’t been able to find it online. Chasmo-commenters both here and on Facebook immediately sprang into action, directing me to multiple YouTube uploads of the entire series. (Perhaps I shouldn’t…

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