Rent The Great White Silence (1924)

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Synopsis:
Herbert Ponting's official record of Captain Scott's legendary expedition to the South Pole, restored by the BFI and featuring a new musical score by Simon Fisher Turner, captures in breathtaking detail the alien beauty of the landscape, and ensured that the heroism involved would never be forgotten.
Directors:
Studio:
BFI Video
Genres:
British Films, Documentary, Special Interest
Countries:
UK
BBFC:
Release Date:
20/06/2011
Run Time:
108 minutes
Languages:
Silent
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.33:1 / 4:3
Colour:
B & W
Bonus:
  • 90° South (1933,72 mins): Ponting's final sound version of his legendary expedition footage
  • Great White Silence: How Did They Do It? (2011, 20 mins): new documentary about the restoration
  • The Sound of Silence (2011,13 mins): new documentary about Simon Fisher Turner's approach to the score
  • Location field recordings (2010,4 mins): celebrated sound recordist Chris Watson's document of Scott's expedition hut
  • Archive newsreel items (1910-1925,5 mins): actuality coverage of the expedition's departure and return
BBFC:
Release Date:
20/06/2011
Run Time:
108 minutes
Bonus:
  • 90° South (1933,72 mins): Ponting's final sound version of his legendary expedition footage
  • Great White Silence: How Did They Do It? (2011, 20 mins): new documentary about the restoration
  • The Sound of Silence (2011,13 mins): new documentary about Simon Fisher Turner's approach to the score
  • Location field recordings (2010,4 mins): celebrated sound recordist Chris Watson's document of Scott's expedition hut

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