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The Endurance (2000)
"The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition" (original title)

G  |   |  Documentary, History  |  21 December 2001 (USA)
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A retelling of Sir Ernest Shackleton 's ill-fated expedition to Antarctica in 1914-1916, featuring new footage of the actual locations and interviews with surviving relatives of key ... See full summary »

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Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Julian Ayer ...
Himself (Grandson of expedition member)
John Blackborow ...
Himself (Grandson of expedition member)
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Hubert Hudson (voice)
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William Bakewell (voice)
Mary Crean O'Brien ...
Herself (daughter of Tom Crean)
Steven Crossley ...
Alexander Macklin / 'Chippy' McNish / James Wordie (voice)
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Frank Wild (voice) (as Brian Darcy James)
Drew De Carvalho ...
Frank Hurley (voice)
Dominic Hawksley ...
Thomas Orde-Lees (voice)
Roland Huntford ...
Himself (historian)
Ron Keith ...
Walter How (voice)
Tom McNeish ...
Himself (Grandson of McNish)
Simon Prebble ...
Paul Ricketts ...
Frank Worsley (voice)
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A retelling of Sir Ernest Shackleton 's ill-fated expedition to Antarctica in 1914-1916, featuring new footage of the actual locations and interviews with surviving relatives of key expedition members, plus archived audio interviews with expedition members, and a generous helping of the footage and still photos shot on the expedition. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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$18,931 (USA) (5 October 2001)

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$2,452,566 (USA) (8 November 2002)
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Exquisite
7 February 2002 | by (Colorado) – See all my reviews

This is, quite simply, the finest documentary I have ever seen. The story is one of the most amazing, and harrowing, tales of survival imaginable. In fact, it is beyond anything a novelist could conjure. It is filled with amazing, high quality archival stills and footage. The film is well edited. The hour and a half flies by, and you leave emotionally exhausted and exhilarated. Most highly recommended.


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