greatest survival story of all time
comes to the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. Shackletons
Antarctic Adventure brings the true story of an epic struggle
for existence to the Phipps IMAX® Theater. Stranded and hopeless
at the bottom of the world, Sir Ernest Shackleton and his twenty-seven-man
crew endured the harshest living conditions imaginable, surviving
on the barren ice floes of Antarctica during the turn of the century.
the James Caird
this reenactment from Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure,
the James Caird lifeboat sails 800 miles from Elephant
Island to South Georgia Island.
© 1999 WGBH Educational Foundation. Photo: Kelly Tyler
Oscar winner Kevin Spacey, this extraordinary film documents Shackletons
daily commitment to help sustain hope among his crew even during
the most harrowing of circumstances. Through perseverance and teamwork
not one man was lost during the more than one and a half year ordeal.
Premiering September 21, Shackletons Antarctic Adventure
will inspire the explorer, science enthusiast, and leader in everyone.
Visit the official
Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure Web site to learn more.
of Morgan Stanley
A co-production of White Mountain Films and NOVA/WGBH Boston
Images of Sir Ernest Shackleton, The Endurance, and Shackleton's
crew © Frank Hurley, courtesy of Scott Polar Research Institute
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