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The last place on earth. The complete epic miniseries [videorecording] / ITV Studios Home Entertainment ; Central Productions in association with Renegade Films ; screenplay, Trevor Griffiths ; produced by Tim van Rellim ; director, Ferdinand Fairfax.

The last place on earth. The complete epic miniseries

Griffiths, Trevor, 1935- (Added Author).
Van Rellim, Tim. (Added Author).
Fairfax, Ferdinand. (Added Author).
Shaw, Martin, 1945- (Added Author).
Ousdal, Sverre Anker, 1944- (Added Author).
Moore, Stephen, 1937- (Added Author).
Wooldridge, Susan. (Added Author).
Sydow, Max von, 1929- (Added Author).
Grant, Hugh. (Added Author).
Nighy, Bill, 1949- (Added Author).
Jones, Trevor, 1949- (Added Author).
Huntford, Roland, 1927- Scott and Amundsen. (Added Author).
BFS Entertainment & Multimedia Ltd. (Added Author).
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) (Added Author).
ITV Studios. (Added Author).
Central Productions. (Added Author).
Renegade Films. (Added Author).
ITV Studios Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author).
Director of photography, John Coquillon ; music, Trevor Jones. (Cast).

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Main DVD Last 3 discs (Text) 31307019915489 Movies Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 3 videodiscs (390 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Canada?] : ITV Studios ; [2011], c1985.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally broadcast on PBS in 1985 as a television mini-series.
Based on the book: Scott and Amundsen / by Roland Huntford.
"A Masterpiece Theatre presentation"--Container.
Formatted Contents Note:
Poles apart -- Minor diversions -- Leading men -- Gentlemen and players -- The glories of the race -- Forgone conclusion -- Rejoice.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, John Coquillon ; music, Trevor Jones.
Participant or Performer Note:
Martin Shaw, Sverre Anker Ousdal, Stephen Moore, Susan Wooldridge, Max Von Sydow, Hugh Grant, Bill Nighy.
Summary, etc.:
Tells the story of the race to the South Pole in 1911 between rival explorers: the Englishman Scott and the Norwegian Amundsen. In an effort to be the first to plant his country's flag at the South Pole, Scott and Amundsen undertook a 1,500-mile trek across the frozen wastes of Antarctica, facing danger, extreme suffering, and death.
System Details Note:
DVD ; Dolby digital.
Subject: Scott, Robert Falcon, 1868-1912 > Drama.
Amundsen, Roald, 1872-1928 > Drama.
Explorers > Great Britain > Drama.
Explorers > Norway > Drama.
South Pole > Drama.
Antarctica > Discovery and exploration > Drama.
Genre: Television mini-series.
Action and adventure television programs.
Film adaptations.

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