Account of British polar explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton's epic adventure to the South Atlantic and the first crossing of the Antarctic continent. Half a continent away from its intended base, the ship Endurance was crushed in the ice. For five months, Shackleton and his men were castaways in one of the most savage regions of the world.
Chronicles one of history's greatest epics of courage and leadership: the 1914 expedition of Sir Ernest Shackleton to cross Antarctica via the South Pole.
It is the original documentary of the greatest epic in the history of exploration, produced by Shackleton and Frank Hurley. When Shackleton set sail on the Endurance on August 8, 1914, he planned a brave attempt to cross the continent of Antarctica via the South Pole. But within a day₂s travel, the Endurance was trapped in unusually heavy pack ice. What followed is one of the most spectacular adventure stories ever an unbelievable tale of courage...