- Format: Box Set, Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 2
- Run Time: 200 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: History Channel
- DVD Release Date: September 25, 2001
- A captivating, globe-spanning look at mankind's oldest obsession.
- See the world's greatest collections of gold in famous museums.
- From ancient tombs to modern mines, explore every aspect of humanity's relationship with this most precious of metals.
- DVD Features: Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround and 2.0 Stereo Audio Tracks; Bonus Footage; Gold Facts; Interactive Menus; Scene Selection It has sparked wars and toppled empires, inspired legends and captivated our imagination.
- Throughout the course of human history, gold has been sought, mined, treasured and
- GOLD! ventures across the world and through the ages to tell the story of
- mankind's oldest obsession. It examines every aspect of our complicated relationship with this
- most precious of metals, from the gilded dreams of conquistadors and 49ers to gold's role in
- shaping economies and societies. Visits to world-famous museums showcase the glittering
- treasures of ancient civilizations, while an extraordinary tour of a three-mile-deep mine in
- South Africa's Witwatersrand Basin offers a rare, up-close view of workers wresting the
- timeless treasure from the clutches of the earth.
- From El Dorado to Fort Knox, GOLD!
- mines the millennia to forge a comprehensive and compelling look at the "king of metals." more info