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Release Date:
26 November 1921 (Hungary) See more »
Plot:
The story of the 1914-1916 Antarctic exploration mission of Sir Ernest Shackleton. The ship sails south... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Ernest Shackleton ... Leader of the Expedition (as Sir Ernest Shackleton)
Frank Worsley ... Captain of the Endurance (as Captain F. Worsley)
J. Stenhouse ... Captain of the Aurora (as Lieut. J. Stenhouse)
L. Hussey ... Meteorologist (as Captain L. Hussey)
Dr. McIlroy ... Head of Scientific Staff
Mr. Wordie ... Head of Scientific Staff (as Wordie)
Dr. Macklin ... Doctor
Frank Wild ... Second in Command of the Endurance
Tom Crean ... Crewman
Mr. James ... Crewman (as James)
Mr. Clark ... Crewman (as Clark)
Mr. Greenstreet ... Crewman (as Greenstreet)

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Frank Hurley (uncredited)
 
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Frank Hurley .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Frank Hurley  (as Hurley)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Also Known As:
"The Bottom of the World" - USA (alternative title)
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Runtime:
UK:81 min (restored version) | USA:53 min (restored version) | USA:88 min
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USA:TV-G (TV rating)

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2 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Getting marooned all in the name of British Valour, 8 January 2002
Author: Mr Pants (maestropants@yahoo.com) from Columbus, Ohio

A truly amazing film, and at least one good thing to come as a result of British self-importance. Film was still in its early years; leave it to the Brits to capitalize on it to record their abortive undertaking at the south pole. Still it is an admirable effort, and the photography is often startling, especially since the Milestone release. Thanks to the previous commentor for the bibliography, as I too had to wonder what became of the sled dogs, who seemed at least as dedicated as their human counterparts.

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