Ealing Studios’ output from the 1940s and the 1950s helped define what was arguably the golden age for British cinema. It fostered great directors such as Alexander MacKendrick and Robert Hamer, while giving stars such as Alec Guinness and Peter Sellers the chance to shine.
John Mills stars as Captain Robert Scott in this film of the explorer’s ill-fated expedition to be the first man to discover the South Pole. Directed by Charles Frend who went on to direct The Magnet , the film was nominated for both the Golden Lion in Venice and the BAFTA for Best British Film.
Interview with Sir Ranulph Fiennes • Interview with Sir Andrew Davis John Mills Home Movie Footage • Featurette on Jack Cardiff’s Cinematography Restoring Scott of the Antarctic • Stills Gallery