Blue Water White Death
Director: Peter Gimbel and James Lipscomb - featuring Valerie and Ron Taylor
Featuring the greatest shark experts of all-time, Valerie and Ron Taylor, this groundbreaking 1971 documentary features exhilarating underwater shots of The Great White Shark in its natural habitat as divers stand face-to-face with the marauding beast in a revolutionary shark cage.
While the Great White strikes fear into the hearts of people everywhere, this beautifully photographed and expertly researched documentary allows us to better understand the habits of this magnificent predator from the depths. See filmmaker Valerie Taylor in one of the scariest moments on film, when, after leaving her underwater cage, she is surrounded by over 100 huge sharks in a ferocious feeding pattern. Valerie and Ron went on to become consultants during the making of Jaws, and this film continues to inspire generations that have tried to understand the ferocity, and beauty, of the world?s most feared shark.
Audio Commentary by Stan Waterman, Ron Taylor, Valerie Taylor and Rodney Fox
Diving into Blue Water, White Death - Featurette
DVD - PAL format - 99 minutes - 16:9 SDTV - released 1971 - DVD release 2009