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SPECIES PROFILE

An alli gator afloat in water reflecting the gold of a sunset.AMERICAN ALLIGATOR

Alligator mississippiensis

 

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Reptilia

Superorder: Crocodylomorpha

Order: Crocodilia

Family: Alligatoridae

Genus: Alligator

 

(Image: © istockphoto/LarryLynch)

 

 

Filmography

REVISED FEBRUARY 2009

 

A catalog of some American Alligator-subject motion picture (video and film) documentaries and broadcast feature programs. Please scroll down to browse; click on an image to enlarge it. Refer to the Video Encoding Guide at the bottom of this page.

 

 

http://www.crocodopolis.net/All%20About%20Alligators_small.jpgALL ABOUT ALLIGATORS: A VIDEO VISIT WITH JIM ARNOSKY. [n.d.] Pith Helmet Productions; VHS NTSC; 24 mins.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.crocodopolis.net/Buck%20M_small.jpgALLIGATOR: MONSTER OF THE BAYOU (BUCK MCNEELY ADVENTURE SERIES). 1998. BCI ECLIPSE; VHS.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No image availableALLIGATORS. 1990/2003. Rich Kern; VHS NTSC; 30 mins.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.crocodopolis.net/Alligators%20&%20Birds_small.jpgALLIGATORS & BIRDS OF THE EVERGLADES. 2004. Rich Kern; DVD R1; 60 mins.

 

 

 

 

 

 

No image availableALLIGATORS WITH ADDITIONAL FEATURE SNAKES AND HOW THEY LIVE. 1993. Diamond Entertainment Corporation: VHS NTSC.

 

 

 

 

 

 

No image available AMERICAN ALLIGATOR. 1990. UAV Corporation; VHS NTSC.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A VHS cover.AUDUBON’S ANIMAL ADVENTURES: ALLIGATOR & CROCODILE ADVENTURES. 1997. National Audubon Society, HBO Kids Video; VHS NTSC, 30 mins. [Available on DVD R1 as part of a 3-disc set, AUDUBON’S ANIMAL ADVENTURES (2000)].

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.crocodopolis.net/Corwin%20Quest%201_small.jpgCORWIN'S QUEST: EPISODE 1: THE ALLIGATOR'S BELLOW. 2006. Discovery Channel; DVD R0

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cosmos Global Documentaries: AlligatorCOSMOS GLOBAL DOCUMENTARIES: ALLIGATOR. 2008. TravelVideoStore.com; DVD NTSC

 

 

 

 

 

 

CROC DOC, THE: EXOTIC ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS. 2004. Barefoot Gator Entertainment; DVD R1.

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIRTY JOBS WITH MIKE ROWE: ALLIGATOR FARMER. 200?. Discovery Communications, Inc.; DVD R1l 50 mins.

 

 

 

 

 

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GATORLAND: SNAKE & ALLIGATOR SAFETY. 2004. Gatorland, International Video Projects Inc.; DVD R1, VHS NTSC.






A VHS cover.GATORS, CROCS & OTHER YUCKY SWAMP CREATURES. 1999. Bog Kids Productions; VHS NTSC; 28 mins.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No image availableJACK HANNA'S ALLIGATOR ADVENTURES: SEE YA' LATER, ALLIGATOR. [n.d.]. Haber Video; VHS NTSC; 40 mins.

 

 

 

 

 

 

JEFF CORWIN EXPERIENCE, THE: CROCODILES & ALLIGATORS. 2005. Discovery Communications Inc.: DVD R1; 45 mins.

 

 

 

 

 

JEFF CORWIN EXPERIENCE, THE: FLORIDA: UNIQUE ECOSYSTEM. 2005. Discovery Communications Inc.: DVD R1p; 45 mins.

 

 

 

 

 

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LAST DINOSAUR, THE: ALLIGATORS [Extended version]. 1995. International Video Projects, Inc.; VHS NTSC, DVD R1 (DVD released 2003).

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.crocodopolis.net/Last%20Dinosaur%20VHS_small.jpgLAST DINOSAUR, THE: ALLIGATORS [Abbreviated version]. 1995. International Video Projects, Inc.; VHS NTSC .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.crocodopolis.net/Life%20in%20Cold%20Blood_small.jpgLIFE IN COLD BLOOD. 2008. BBC Warner; DVD NTSC; Widescreen; 250 mins.

 

 

 

 

 

 

NATURE: REPTILES, ALLIGATORS & CROCODILES PLUS TURTLES & TORTOISES. 2003. Questar, Inc., PBS; DVD R1, VHS NTSC, 112 mins.

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.crocodopolis.net/NG%20python_v_gator_bod_small.jpgPYTHON VS. GATOR. 2006. National Geographic; DVD; App. 53 mins.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.crocodopolis.net/Realm%20of%20the%20Alligator_small.jpgREALM OF THE ALLIGATOR. 1986/1993. National Geographic Video; DVD, VHS NTSC; App. 59 mins.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

REPTILES & AMPHIBIANS. 1990. National Geographic Video; VHS NTSC. Appr. 52 mins.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A VHS cover.POPULAR MECHANICS FOR KIDS: GATORS AND DRAGONS & OTHER WILD BEASTS. 2005. Koch Vision; DVD R1; 92 mins.

 

 

 

 

 

SUPERCROC. 2001. National Geographic Television; DVD R1, VHS NTSC, 60 mins.

 

 

 

 

 

 

A VHS cover.TALES FROM THE WILD: GUS THE ALLIGATOR (NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS VIDEO). 1998. Questar Video; VHS NTSC; 32 mins.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A VHS cover.WILD KINGDOM: CROCODILE AND ALLIGATOR ADVENTURE. 1999. Wild Kingdom. DVD R1, VHS NTSC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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WORLD’S LAST GREAT PLACES: EVERGLADES: SECRETS OF THE SWAMP. 1997. National Geographic Video; VHS NTSC; App. 60 mins.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GUIDE TO VIDEO ENCODING

 

DVD Regional Encoding:

R0: Any Country, unless accompanied by NTSC, PAL, or SECAM label

R1: Canada, USA 

R2: Japan, Europe, South Africa & Middle East (including Egypt)

R3: SE Asia and E Asia (including Hong Kong)

R4: Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Islands, Central America, Mexico, South America, and the Caribbean

R5: Eastern Europe, Indian Subcontinent, Africa, North Korea and Mongolia 

R6: China

 

VHS Regional Encoding 

(Also used as a description on some DVDs):

NTSC: Canada, USA 

PAL: Europe (excluding France & Russia), Parts of Asia

SECAM: France, Russia

VCD: All regions

 

Media types:

VHS: Video Home System tape cartridge.

VCD: Video Compact Disc

DVD: Digital Versatile Disc

HD DVD: High Definition DVD

BD (Blu-ray Disc): High Definition DVD by the Blu-ray Disc Association

 

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