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(26x26') ©1978 - this program is available in HD

ONCE UPON A TIME…MAN

The history of man from his earliest origins to our own times.
The action centers around the members of one family.
We find these characters in the different settings of each episode (with the pertinent costumes, circumstances, and ways of life), facing the problems of everyday existence in their time.

The characters


Peter, the father : An ordinary man living within the times.
Pierrette, the mother : Behind her amiable manner, she’s a fortress.
Young Peter : A vital and curious youngster wanting to try everything
Young Pierette : Mischievous and in the clouds except when she loses her temper.
Jumbo : A friend, clumsy but good, with more brawn than brain.
Maestro : A wiseman, always coming up with some idea from behind his beard.
Pest : Always in opposition or taking a contradictory position.
The Dwarf : The evil moving spirit behind Pest.


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The episodes  

  • 1. AND EARTH WAS CREATED…
  • 2. NEANDERTHAL MAN
  • 3. CRO-MAGNON MAN
  • 4. THE FERTILE VALLEYS
  • 5. THE FIRST EMPIRES
  • 6. THE AGE OF PERICLES
  • 7. THE PAX ROMANA
  • 8. THE CONQUEST OF ISLAM
  • 9. THE CAROLINGIANS
  • 10. THE AGE OF THE VIKINGS
  • 11. THE CATHEDRAL-BUILDERS
  • 12. THE TRAVELS OF MARCO POLO
  • 13. THE HUNDRED YEARS’ WAR
  • 14. THE QUATTROCENTO
  • 15. THE GOLDEN AGE OF SPAIN
  • 16. ELIZABETH'S ENGLAND
  • 17. THE GOLDEN AGE OF THE LOW COUNTRIES
  • 18. THE GREAT REIGN OF LOUIS XIV
  • 19. PETER THE GREAT AND HIS TIMES
  • 20. THE AGE OF REASON (18TH)
  • 21. AMERICA
  • 22. 1789-1814 (THE FRENCH REVOLUTION)
  • 23. THE AWAKENING OF THE PEOPLE
  • 24. THE "BELLE EPOQUE" (1900 TO 1914)
  • 25. THE CRAZY YEARS 
  • 26. ONCE UPON A TIME... THE EARTH (AND TOMORROW?)