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Snow, Sand and Savages: The Life and Times of Captain Frank Hurley

Synopsis
Biography of Australian-born photojournalist Frank Hurley, who filmed and photographed Australian explorer Douglas Mawson’s expedition to Antarctica in 1911, and then Ernest Shackleton’s later undertaking. He served as a front-line photographer in both world wars, travelled with missionaries to Papua New Guinea and Tasmania, photographed Australia extensively and produced feature films there. Includes film footage of the Shackleton expedition. Narrated by Leo McKern.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 48 min.
Year of production
1973
Availability
Sale; 2001 sale: £14.99 (inclusive)
Subjects
History
Keywords
Antarctic; photojournalism

Credits

Cast
Leo McKern 

Production Company

Name

C T C Inc.

Distributor

Name

Quantum Leap

Notes
Ceased trading in 2018.
 

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