Australia released, PAL/Region 0 DVD: LANGUAGES: English ( Dolby Digital 2.0 ), SPECIAL FEATURES: 2-DVD Set, Black & White, Interactive Menu, Scene Access, SYNOPSIS: Frank Hurley, the acclaimed Australian photographer, filmmaker and war correspondent, and Ernest Shackleton, the famous adventurer, joined forces in 1914 to cross the South P ole by sea. This unprecedented DVD collection includes Frank Hurley's documentary on that epic voyage, South, plus a documentary on the life and career of Hurley, the pioneering cinematographer. In South, Ernest Shackleton's heroic expedition to the South P ole aboard The Endurance is captured in all its graphic intensity by Australian cameraman Hurley, a story of remarkable heroism against impossible odds as 28 men survived near certain death when their ship was crushed by ice.
In Snow, Sand & Savages - The Life of Frank Hurley, we follow the remarkable career of an extraordinary cameraman, from his trips to Antarctica with Mawson and Shackleton, to New Guinea in the 1920s, through both World Wars and Ross and Keith Smith's 1919 flight from L ondon to Australia. ...South / Snow, Sand And Savages - 2-DVD Set ( In the Grip of Polar Ice ) ( Shackleton's Expedition to the Antarctic )