American Experience

Filming with Wildlife

Clip: Season 30 | 1m 26s

Snakes, spiders, and howler monkeys — those are just a few of the animals the crew of Into the Amazon contended with when filming in Brazil. Filmmakers John Maggio and Hannah Olson discuss the many creatures they met during their efforts to bring to life Teddy Roosevelt’s journey down a river in Brazil.

Aired: 01/09/18

Rating: NR

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