Based on Captain James Cook's three voyages. It was on his first voyage, in 1770 (while in the South Pacific region to observe the transit of Venus), that Captain Cook discovered the east ... See full summary »
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Erich Hallhuber ...
 Lt. Gore 4 episodes, 1988
Jacques Penot ...
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 Elizabeth 4 episodes, 1988
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 Sandwich 4 episodes, 1988
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Benjamin Franklin ...
 Dalrymple 3 episodes, 1988
Louise Kimitete ...
 Queen Oberea 3 episodes, 1988
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Maurice Risch ...
 Monkhouse 2 episodes, 1988
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 Palliser 2 episodes, 1988
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 King George 2 episodes, 1988
Barry Quin ...
 Lt. Hicks 2 episodes, 1988
Peter Carroll ...
 Solander 2 episodes, 1988
John Dicks ...
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 Wilkinson 2 episodes, 1988
Isadore Hiro ...
Nigel Devenport ...
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 Young Nick 2 episodes, 1988
Les Foxcroft ...
 Old Salt 2 episodes, 1988
Robin Martin ...
 Parkinson 2 episodes, 1988
Chris Cummings ...
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Based on Captain James Cook's three voyages. It was on his first voyage, in 1770 (while in the South Pacific region to observe the transit of Venus), that Captain Cook discovered the east coast of Australia. He later recommended Australia as a future British colony. Written by David McAnally <D.McAnally@uq.net.au>

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16 April 1988 (UK)  »

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The HMS Bounty featured in the series is a replica originally built for The Bounty (1984). It has been featured often in movies and TV, and is now anchored at Discovery Bay, Hong Kong, where it serves as a tourist attraction and event venue. See more »

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Excellent series in historical and acting quality
5 June 2002 | by See all my reviews

I have been a member of the Captain Cook Society for a number of years and therefore have a great interest in James Cook. I thoroughly recommend this series to anyone interested in learning about James Cook and his life. Naturally, to fit his entire life into four videos, some facets bend to "poetic licence". This however is very rare and I treasure these videos as a major part of my Cook collection.


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