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The Last place on Earth. / Episode two. Minor diversions

Author: Martin ShawSverre Anker OusdalFerdinand FairfaxRoland HuntfordCentral Productions.All authors
Publisher: Richmond Hills, Ont. : BFS Video, 1994.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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When Scott goes to Norway for the trials of his revolutionary motorised sledges, Nansen offers him sound advice on dogs, clothing, food, and above all, skis. Most of it falls on dead ears. When Scott's ship leaves England, it is to cheers from the crowd and riotous acclaim in the British press. Meanwhile, Amundsen, having kept his destination a closely guarded secret, makes a quiet departure from Norway. When he  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Biography Drama
Named Person: Robert Falcon Scott; Roald Amundsen
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Shaw; Sverre Anker Ousdal; Ferdinand Fairfax; Roland Huntford; Central Productions.; Renegade Films.
ISBN: 0773385819 : 9780773385818 0773385835 9780773385832
OCLC Number: 31697741
Notes: Based on the book by Roland Huntford.
Originally produced for television broadcast.
Credits: Music, Trevor Jones ; screenplay, Trevor Griffiths ; director, Ferdinand Fairfax ; producer, Tim Van Rellim ; executive producer, Robert Buckler.
Cast: Martin Shaw, Sverre Anker Ousdal, Stephen Moore, Susan Wooldridge, Max Von Sydow.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (50 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Minor diversions
Responsibility: Central Productions in association with Renegade Films.

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When Scott goes to Norway for the trials of his revolutionary motorised sledges, Nansen offers him sound advice on dogs, clothing, food, and above all, skis. Most of it falls on dead ears. When Scott's ship leaves England, it is to cheers from the crowd and riotous acclaim in the British press. Meanwhile, Amundsen, having kept his destination a closely guarded secret, makes a quiet departure from Norway. When he docks at Madeira to take on fresh provisions he at last reveals his true intentions to his men and asks for their support.

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