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Wallace and Gromit's World of Invention [Blu-ray] [Region Free]

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Wallace and Gromit's World of Invention [Blu-ray] [Region Free] + Wallace And Gromit The Complete Collection [Blu-ray] + Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2 Disc Special Edition) [DVD] [2005]
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Product details

  • Language: English
  • Region: All Regions (Read more about DVD/Blu-ray formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9 - 1.78:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Classification: U
  • Studio: 2entertain
  • DVD Release Date: 13 Dec 2010
  • Run Time: 360 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B0045UBFOQ
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 15,705 in DVD & Blu-ray (See Top 100 in DVD & Blu-ray)


Product Description

Wallace turns his hand to TV presenting and takes an eccentric look at some cracking real-life contraptions – accompanied by his faithful side-kick (turned camera-dog) Gromit.

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Wallace and Gromit's World of Invention [Blu-ray] [Region Free] [Blu-ray] (2010)

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35 of 35 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Not a minute wasted! 3 Jan 2011
Format:Blu-ray|Verified Purchase
I am rather disconcerted by some reviews that don't give credence to this marvellous series. Wallace and Gromit introduce fascinating clips from obscure corners of the world that celebrate wonderful inventions. Not only are these clips superb and ranging from art to pure scientific discovery; the animated intervening introductions by Wallace and his loyal sidekick are also packed with inventive and relevant animated detail to accompany the theme of the programme, be it flight, engines etc. I cannot recommend this series enough for both adults and also for children. My six year old, who is an inventor in the making, watches the episodes several times on i-player and loves to see walking sculptures on the beach or Wallace moving around in a steam engine chair fuelled by Gromit and a showel of coal. And what could be more fascinating than creating a modern central heating system derived from observing and casting a structure constructed by termites? This form of presentation is fairly revolutionary I think and cannot be faulted.
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20 of 20 people found the following review helpful
Wallace and Gromit are CLASS. There's no other way to describe this iconic pair of plasticine heroes. Their charm and brilliance has bagged creator Nick Park several BAFTAs and Oscars, proved overwhelmingly popular and successful for Aardman Animations, and - quite frankly - represents the best of British.

The career of this eccentric inventor and his faithful companion has spread across four classic short films (A Grand Day Out, The Wrong Trousers, A Close Shave and A Matter of Loaf & Death), a wonderful series of shorts (Cracking Contraptions), and a classic feature-length film (The Curse of the Were-Rabbit).

So, after all that...what else could Nick Park do with his wonderful duo? The next step is yet another charming and remarkable idea, but is also absolutely fascinating, incorporating a real-life look at inventors and their amazing creations all over the world.

This time, Wallace's latest business enterprise is his own television show "World of Invention", with the cellar of 62 West Wallaby Street being his studio, and Gromit subsequently being a one-dog crew. With Wallace as host, World of Invention consists of six half-hour episodes, each looking at a different aspect of the scientific world. There are brand-new animated sequences, complete with the usual antics that we've come to expect from Wallace and Gromit, but what makes World of Invention so special is that the animation is interwoven with real-life factual interviews and mini-documentaries on inventors/scientists past and present, their creations and the impact they've made on the world.

World of Invention is a perfect blend of animation and factual programming. The balance between the two fields is beautifully handled, and neither takes anything away from the other.
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12 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Wallace and grommets inventions 19 Feb 2011
By Mumof2
Totally brilliant. The children love it and it really gets their minds going about ways to invent things. Loved it so much I bought a copy for my 6 year olds school. They said they had never seen the entire year so quiet and absorbed !
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars 8 July 2014
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enjoyed watching it
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4.0 out of 5 stars Interesting stuff explained clearly 26 Jan 2014
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This is mostly meant for kids, I suppose, but adults can watch it as well and admit it too without too much embarrasment.
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5.0 out of 5 stars great 2 Jan 2014
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Great read and I will show it to my mates. I sure will buy another by him with no worries
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5.0 out of 5 stars My grandson loves this. 24 Dec 2013
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Excellent DVD my grandson who is only 6 years old loves this even though some of the invention and information is advanced of his years. I highly recommend it.
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5.0 out of 5 stars DVD 2 Oct 2013
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Good viewing for all the family,good all round service on purchase would recommend this to anyone thank you very much
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5.0 out of 5 stars If you love Wallace and Gromit, buy it...
A great DVD and worth the money!!! As with Amazon, great postal service... You won't regret getting this DVD...
Published 10 months ago by D. A. Springall
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this is a great video for all the family and provides many hours of entertainment for all ages and gender
Published 10 months ago by joymaur
2.0 out of 5 stars got it all wrong!
Not what I thought it was (a Wallace & Gromit cartoon); it's some sort of a documentary presented by the two characters, but it's not the same thing as cartoons! Read more
Published 12 months ago by ange xhani
5.0 out of 5 stars brilliant
I got this for my 7 year old grandson,we loved watching It and it make science interesting and great fun. Read more
Published 15 months ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Wallace and Gromit rule
Very reasonably priced and loads of inventions for kids and adults to ponder over.A must for serious Wllace and Gromit fans.
Published 15 months ago by Cunla
5.0 out of 5 stars MUST BUY
Great for science in all key stages, the children will relate to the nature of Wallace and Gromit, they provide both real inventions and comedy ones too. A must buy!
Published 16 months ago by Katie Ormsby
4.0 out of 5 stars good
brought as a Christmas present and the person liked it . thought it was a great DVD to have and watch
Published 17 months ago by clair graham
1.0 out of 5 stars Invention DVD
Not what i thought it would be. Grankid's watched it for all of 5 min's maybe when they get older will watch it.
Published 17 months ago by P Diz
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