Ponting, Herbert - The Great White Silence Blu-Ray+dvd (Uk Import)
Releasedatum: 28 februari 2022
Herbert Ponting's official record of Captain Scott's legendary expedition to the South Pole, restored by the BFI and featuring a score by Simon Fisher Turner, captures in breath-taking detail the alien beauty of the landscape, and ensured that the heroism involved would never be forgotten.
The BFI National Archive – custodian of the expedition negatives – created this award-winning restoration using the latest photochemical and digital techniques and reintroduced its sophisticated use of colour.
- Presented in High Definition and Standard Definition
- 90° South (1933, 72 mins): Ponting's final sound version of his legendary expedition footage
- The Great White Silence panel discussion (2011, 15 mins): a panel of experts discuss the remarkable restoration of Herbert Ponting's extraordinary record of Captain Scott's ill-fated race to the South Pole
- The Sound of Silence (2011, 13 mins): documentary about Simon Fisher Turner's approach to the score
- Location field recordings (2010, 5 mins): celebrated sound recordist Chris Watson's document of Scott's expedition hut
- Archive newsreel items (1910-1925, 5 mins): actuality coverage of the expedition's departure and return
- Newly created optional English subtitles for the d/Deaf and partial hearing on 90° South and The Great White Silence panel discussion
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