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Volume 10, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 1751-4193
  • E-ISSN: 1751-4207

Abstract

The BBC’s represented a landmark in natural history documentary television, using the latest technologies to capture nature in ways never before seen or heard. But the series was mired in accusations of ‘fakery’ and ‘trickery’ when it came to the sound, due to its entirely post-production soundtrack. This article explores these accusations in the context of the history of Attenborough documentaries and contemporary practice.

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Keyword(s): David Attenborough; documentary film; natural history; nature; realism; sound
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