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Film to re-edit Shackleton’s odyssey and project to recover “Endurance”

Saturday, September 29th 2012 - 09:06 UTC
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Bob Chartoff and Lynn Hendee of Chartoff Productions announce plans for “Ice”, an epic action-adventure feature film based on the true story of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s 1914 Endurance expedition. Shackleton’s remarkable rescue of his 27 men when their ship, the Endurance, went down in the pack ice off the Antarctic coast is internationally regarded as the greatest adventure in history. Read full article

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  • briton

    The British ship Endurance”
    And Sir Ernest Shackle ton’s 1914 Endurance expedition.

    Another great feat, by a great explorers,

    A film would be very nice to see.

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    Sep 30th, 2012 - 06:44 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Condorito

    Yes, and let's not forget that Shackleton was rescued in the end by a Chilean.

    Oct 01st, 2012 - 01:48 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Idlehands

    It'll need to be good to surpass “Shackleton” starring Kenneth Brannagh from a few years ago. That followed the story to the letter and was exceptionally well made. The story itself is as epic as any in history, you have to admire the man.

    NB Shackleton rescued himself - I assume the Chilean connection is the boat he used to rescue the rest from Elephant Island?

    Oct 01st, 2012 - 03:49 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Condorito

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    The boat, “Yelcho”, its pilot, Piloto Pardo and the entire rescue crew, were Chilean.

    http://www.jamescairdsociety.com/shackleton-news.php?id=103719

    If it hadn't been for Piloto Pardo the men on Elephant island would probably never have been rescued.

    Oct 01st, 2012 - 05:41 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • British_Kirchnerist

    #3 Yes I always think of Kenneth Brannagh when I hear about Shackleton

    Oct 03rd, 2012 - 12:14 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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