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Ancient Inventions

  • 0 10
  • 1998
  • Nonemin
Ancient Inventions
  • English

Join Monty Python's Terry Jones on a tour of the ingenuity of our ancestors. Take a humorous yet factual look at inventions we think of as unique to modern times when really they have been around for centuries and many even longer. Some of the amazing discoveries include: automatic doors - first designed over 2000 years ago; accurate pregnancy tests - a regular feature of ancient Babylon; and tanks - actually devised by the Assyrians in 8 BC. Clearly the ancient world was every bit as inventive as our own.

Ancient Inventions
  • English
Daniel Percival
Daniel Percival Director, Writer
Phil Grabsky
Phil Grabsky Director, Writer...
Terry Jones
Terry Jones Writer
David Soudan
David Soudan Producer, Writer
Amanda Wilkie
Amanda Wilkie Producer
Stacy Goldstein
Stacy Goldstein Associate Producer
Tomi Bednar Landis
Tomi Bednar Landis Executive Producer
Sean Bobbitt
Sean Bobbitt Director of photography
Graham Smith
Graham Smith Director of photography
Terry Jones
Terry Jones Himself - Host