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90⁰ South [videorecording] / Milestone Film and Video in Association with National Film Archive ; New Era by arrangement with the Antarctic Film Trust and Herbert G. Ponting presents ; photography and story by Herbert G. Ponting.

Other Title:
90 South [videorecording]
90 degrees South [videorecording]
Ninety South [videorecording]
Ninety degrees South [videorecording]
Additional title on disc: With Scott to the Antarctic [videorecording]
Additional title on container: Story of an immortal adventure [videorecording]
Publication:
[Chatsworth, CA] : Image Entertainment, c1999.
Series:
Milestone collection.
Milestone collection
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (70 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Scott, Robert Falcon, 1868-1912.
British Antarctic ("Terra Nova") Expedition (1910-1913)
Polar regions -- Discovery and exploration.
Antarctica -- Discovery and exploration -- British.
Form/Genre:
Documentary films.
Biographical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Language:
Closed captioned.
System Details:
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital, mono.
Summary:
Photographic chronicle of the Scott expedition to the South Pole showing the original 60 member team through the various stages until the final 150 mile attempt by 5 men after leaving the last supporting party. Informative record of equipment, orienteering, natural phenomena, animal life, weather conditions. Severe storms plaqued the exploring party, with suffering from snow blindness, frostbite, injuries, and finally lack of food.
Participant:
Narrated by Herbert G. Ponting.
Credits:
Music directed by W.L. Trytel.
Notes:
Photography from the 1910 Scott expedition made into a film by Herbert Ponting in 1924 entitled The Great white silence. In 1933, this film was issued with the addition of sound and an introduction and commentary by Ponting. The British National Film Archive restored the film in 1992.
Contributor:
Ponting, Herbert George. , Director, Cinematographer, Narrator
Trytel, W. L. , Composer
Milestone Film & Video. , Producer
National Film Archive (Great Britain) , Producer
Image Entertainment (Firm). , Distributor
OCLC:
44740074
Publisher Number:
014381591927
ID5919MLSDVD : Image Entertainment
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