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Chasing Shackleton.

Contributor(s): Cox, Brian, 1946- [narrator.] | Jarvis, Tim, 1966- [performer.] | Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) [film distributor.].
Material type: FilmFilmPublisher: [Boston] : PBS Distribution, 2014Edition: [Widescreen version].Description: 1 DVD, NTSC (approximately 180 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.Content type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: video Carrier type: videodiscISBN: 9781608830350.Subject(s): Shackleton, Ernest Henry, Sir, 1874-1922 -- Travel -- Antarctica | Endurance (Ship) | Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-1917) | Antarctica -- Discovery and exploration -- BritishGenre/Form: Films for the hearing impaired. | Documentary films. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Nonfiction films. | Historical films.DDC classification: 910.4/5 LOC classification: G850 1914.S53 | C43 2014Narrated by Brian Cox.Cast: Expedition leader, Tim Jarvis.Summary: Can six people endure Sir Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic rescue mission today? Using a replica boat, and the same equipment and clothing as would have been used in 1914, explorer Tim Jarvis and his crew attempt to follow in Shackleton's wake, going beyond the point of no return, using their firsthand extreme experience measured against historical accounts to unlock the secrets of Shackleton's survival.
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DVD ; region 1.

Subtitled in English for the deaf and hard of hearing.

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Narrated by Brian Cox.

Expedition leader, Tim Jarvis.

Originally produced for television as a mini-series in 2013.

Can six people endure Sir Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic rescue mission today? Using a replica boat, and the same equipment and clothing as would have been used in 1914, explorer Tim Jarvis and his crew attempt to follow in Shackleton's wake, going beyond the point of no return, using their firsthand extreme experience measured against historical accounts to unlock the secrets of Shackleton's survival.

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