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Postcards from Buster; Buster’s Egyptian Adventures


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Postcards from Buster
Buster’s Egyptian Adventures
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Buster, one of the most popular characters on ARTHUR will accompany his airline pilot father as he flies the fictional Latin rock group Los Viajeros on a concert tour of the United States, with forays into Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico. Buster will stay in touch with his friends back home via a small, hand-held digital video camera. These first-person video "postcards" will be in the form of live-action, P.O.V.-style footage of the places visited in the show. Narrated by Buster, they are woven seamlessly into each animated story. "It's important for children to experience cultures different from their own," says WGBH executive producer Carol Greenwald. "Putting Buster on the road and immersing him in real-life settings via the live-action 'postcards' is a perfect vehicle to teach children about the rich and complex cultural life that exists across America." Series release date: 2004

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Buster's Egyptian Adventure (Cairo, Giza, & Aswan, Egypt)

Much to his surprise, Buster discovers there's more to modern Egypt than just mummies and mythology. There's lots to explore in the bustling streets of Cairo with its towering mosque minarets, colorful markets, and donkeys and carts and fresh-fruit vendors. From the fertile valleys to the desert stretches, Egypt is a film set at every turn, and the perfect location for Buster's adventures with his new friends.



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Chicago: “Postcards from Buster; Buster’s Egyptian Adventures,” 09/30/2008, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 28, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C1410E39B53D420D81AB6B5835897CA0.
MLA: “Postcards from Buster; Buster’s Egyptian Adventures.” 09/30/2008. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 28, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C1410E39B53D420D81AB6B5835897CA0>.
APA: Postcards from Buster; Buster’s Egyptian Adventures. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C1410E39B53D420D81AB6B5835897CA0
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