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Scott of the Antarctic1949

Scott of the Antarctic (1949)





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John Mills stars as Commander Scott, the leader of the ill-fated and famed 1911 expedition to be the first to discover the South Pole. The British were up against the Norwegians in the Arctic quest for fame and honor which was won by Norway.

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John Mills
as Capt. R.F. Scott
James Robertson Justice
as P.O. Taff Evans
Derek Bond
as Capt. L.E.G. Oates
Harold Warrender
as Dr. E.A. Wilson
Reginald Beckwith
as Lt. H.R. Bowers
Kenneth More
as Lt. Teddy Evans
James McKechnie
as Lt. Atkinson
John Gregson
as Petty Officer Green
Norman Williams
as Stoker Lashley
Barry Letts
as Apsley Cherry-Garrard
Clive Morton
as Herbert Ponting
Anne Firth
as Oriana Wilson
Diana Churchill
as Kathleen Scott
Dennis Vance
as Charles Wright
Larry Burns
as Kilhane
Melville Crawford
as Cecil Mears
Christopher Lee
as Bernard Day
John Owers
as E.J. Hooper
Sam Kydd
as McKenzie
Mary Merritt
as Helen Field
Percy Walsh
as Chairman of Meeting
Noel Howlett
as 1st Questioner
Philip Stainton
as 2nd Questioner
Desmond Roberts
as Admiralty Official
Des Roberts
as Admiralty Official
Dandy Nichols
as Caroline
David Lines
as Telegraph Boy
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All Critics (2)

Throughout, an atmosphere of sincerity of character is maintained by the entire cast, and to each and every one of them, whether star or supporting cast, credit is due.

January 23, 2018 | Full Review…

When all is said and done, this is an honest account of British Captain Scott's doomed second expedition to the inhospitable South Pole.

December 5, 2009 | Rating: B | Full Review…

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