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Museum Secrets: Inside the National History Museum

Kanopy (Firm)
Format
Video; Streaming Video; Online
Summary
We examine a skull to discover if prehistoric Britons were cannibals, then pull a killer shark from a pool of formaldehyde to find out how it helped swimmers win Olympic gold. We dare a curator to handle a famous gem said to kill all who touch it, then enter a once top-secret room where WWII spymasters created a bomb that came within a hair's-breadth of killing Hitler. We view the remains of Barbary Lions to find out why they spent their lives in the Tower of London, then consider a perfectly preserved specimen of a Dodo, to discover whether the flightless bird's extinction was really as inevitable as we have been led to believe.  
Release Date
2011
Language
In English
Notes
  • Title from title frames.
  • In Process Record.
Published
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2015.
Recording Info
Originally produced by BBCActive in 2011.
Publisher no.
1060180 Kanopy
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1 online resource (streaming video file)
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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