Cameramen Who Dared (1988)

Genres - Film, TV & Radio, Nature, Visual Arts  |   Sub-Genres - Biography  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - United States  |  
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Synopsis by Gayla Mills

You may think of nature films in a completely new way after watching Cameramen Who Dared. These are the people who risk their lives to capture images of deadly sharks, charging elephants, and erupting volcanoes. Learn about the stories of the people behind the camera, the unsung heroes of discovery. Fabulous footage shows one cameraman in Borneo filming primates while an orangutan below tried to untie his rope. Another scene reveals a cameraman capturing on film four men in a raft capsizing on the rapids - even as the camera's raft risks being sunk in the turgid waters. Underwater photographers come face-to-face with deadly sharks. Others die tragically while filming in Vietnam. Discover what drives people to risk their lives on these dangerous but thrilling assignments.



behind-the-scenes, cameraman, danger, dare, nature, photography, photojournalist, underwater, war