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In Search of History: Scourge of the Black Death

2005 Rated NR 50m

In an age when medicine is making amazing gains, could a new disease as deadly as the plague reappear? This comprehensive History Channel documentary explores the possibility of just such an occurrence. The program traces the black death's still-murky origins; its devastating spread across Egypt, Asia Minor and eventually Europe; and the scourge's lasting consequences. In addition, scientists discuss the most recent breakthroughs in the fight to prevent a pandemic.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.