Main title from Scott of the Antarctic (1948) (4). Made at Ealing Studios, London

Scott of the Antarctic

(1948)

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| Film | United Kingdom | Colour | Action | 1h 51min |
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| Stars: John Mills, Diana Churchill, Harold Warrender | Director: Charles Frend

After long preparation, Captain Scott sets off on his ill-fated 1912 expedition to the South Pole

Cast

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British actor John Mills wears a jacket and tie
Capt RF Scott RN
Diana Churchill
Kathleen Scott
Harold Warrender
Dr EA Wilson
Anne Firth
Oriana Wilson
Derek Bond
Capt LEG Oates
Reginald Beckwith
Lt HR Bowers RIM
James Robertson Justice
PO (Taff) Evans RN
British actor Kenneth More wears an open-necked checked shirt and watch in a casual publicity photo
Lt EGR (Teddy) Evans RN
Norman Williams
Chief Stoker W Lashly RN
John Gregson, British actor photo (1)
John Gregson
PO T Crean RN
James McKechnie
Surgeon Lt ELAtkinson RN
Barry Letts
Apsley Cherry-Gerrard
Dennis Vance
Charles S Wright
Larry Burns
PO P Keohane RN
Edward Lisak
Dimitri
Melville Crawford
Cecil Meares
Christopher Lee
Bernard Day
John Owers
FJ Hooper
Bruce Seton
Lt H Pennell RN
Clive Morton
Herbert Ponting FRPS
Photograph of British actor, Sam Kydd (1)
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Leading Stoker E McKenzie RN
Mary Merrett
Helen Field
Percy Walsh
Chairman of Meeting
Noel Howlett
First Questioner
Philip Stainton
Second Questioner
Desmond Roberts
Admiralty Official
Dandy Nichols
Caroline
David Liney
Telegraph Boy
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Reviews

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The stiff-upper-lip saga par excellence; inevitable knowledge of the end makes it pretty downbeat, and the actors can only be sincere, but the snowscapes, most of them artificial, are fine. (Halliwell’s)

Pictures

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Main title from Scott of the Antarctic (1948) (17). Ealing Studios
Main title from Scott of the Antarctic (1948) (16). Directed by Charles Frend
Main title from Scott of the Antarctic (1948) (15). Produced by Michael Balcon
Main title from Scott of the Antarctic (1948) (14). This film could not have been made without the generous co-operation of the survivors and the relatives of late members of Scott’s Last Expedition. To them and to those many other persons and organisations too numerous to mention individually who gave such able assistance and encouragement, the producers express their deepest gratitude
Main title from Scott of the Antarctic (1948) (13)
Main title from Scott of the Antarctic (1948) (12)
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Main title from Scott of the Antarctic (1948) (8)
Main title from Scott of the Antarctic (1948) (7). Screenplay by Walter Meade, Screenplay Ivor Montagu. Additional dialogue by Mary Hayley Bell
Main title from Scott of the Antarctic (1948) (6). And Kenneth More, James McKechnie, John Gregson, Norman Williams, Barry Letts, Clive Morton
Main title from Scott of the Antarctic (1948) (5). With Derek Bond as Oates, Harold Warrender as Wilson, James Robertson Justice as Taff Evans, Reginald Beckwith as Bowers
Main title from Scott of the Antarctic (1948) (4). Made at Ealing Studios, London
Main title from Scott of the Antarctic (1948) (3). John Mills as Capt Scott in
Main title from Scott of the Antarctic (1948) (2). An Ealing Studios production, released through General Film Distributors Limited
Main title from Scott of the Antarctic (1948) (1). J Arthur Rank presents
Scott of the Antarctic DVD from Studiocanal and Vintage Classics.  Features John Mills as Captain Scott

Production

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Charles Frend
Director
Michael Balcon
Producer
Walter Meade
Writer (screenplay)
Ivor Montagu
Writer (screenplay)

Companies

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Scott of the Antarctic (1948) opening credits (2)
Ealing Studios
Production company
Scott of the Antarctic (1948) opening credits (2)
General Film Distributors (GFD)
Distribution company