Modern Marvels

Season 10 Episode 47

Machu Picchu

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Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Sep 24, 2003 on The History Channel
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Machu Picchu
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The engineering marvel Machu Picchu sits perched on a ridge in the Peruvian Andes. Originally built by the Incas, this magnificent structure remains a mystery. Was it an observatory? Pleasure retreat? Fortress? This program presents the most current theories.
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      • An estimated sixty percent of the construction effort at Machu Picchu is unseen, lying below ground, in the form of site preparation, subsurface drainage and foundations.

      • During Hiram Bingham's 1912 expedition to Machu Picchu he took more than 2,500 photographs.

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      • Executive Producer: Don Cambou
        Writer: Luke Ellis
        Producer: Luke Ellis
        Line Producer: Paul Dzilvelis
        Editor: Brandon Green
        Narrator: Max Raphael
        Music: Alan Ett Music Group
        Producer: Bruce Nash
        Creator: Bruce Nash
        Production Manager: Shelia Collins
        Post Production Manager: Gary Reid
        Clearance Supervisor: Katie Del Core
        Director of Research: Anthony Lacques
        Production Auditor: Dani Eslin
        Production Coordinator: James Wiser
        Assistant Accountant: Dennis Luciani
        Clearance Coordinator: Susan Wichmann
        Assistant Editor: Julio C. Perez IV
        Assistant Editor: Eric Sievering
        Post Coordinator: Danny Kim
        Post Assistant: Laura Steinhoff
        Voice Over Coordinator: Melanie Pipes
        Production Assistant: Rosalyn McVay
        Camera: Brandon Green
        Camera: George Odell
        Camera: Emre Sahin
        Field Audio: Dave Wasoh
        Online Editor: Julia De Galzain
        Sound Mixer: Paul Ray
        Animation: Victor Bornia
        Historical Consultant: Lucy Salazar

        Special Thanks:
        Philippe Bergerioux
        Burbank Public Library
        Denny Emory
        Peter Frost
        Fundacion Miguel Mujica Gallo
        Holger Mayorca Estrada
        Instituto Nacional De Cultura, Peru
        Museos "Oro Del Peru"
        Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University
        Jorge Villafuerte Recharte
        David Tincallpa Saire
        Maximo Tincallpa Saire
        Fernando Astete Victoria
        Kenneth Wright
        Ruth Wright

        Executive Producer: Beth Dietrich-Segarra
        Produced by: Actuality Productions, INC

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