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Preparing for an expedition to the North Pole in defiance of government opposition, Amundsen confides to his brother his secret plans to take the South Pole. This coup would sway public ... See full summary »

Director:

Ferdinand Fairfax

Writers:

Trevor Griffiths (screenplay), Roland Huntford (book)

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Martin Shaw ... Captain R. F. Scott
Sverre Anker Ousdal ... Roald Amundsen
Stephen Moore ... Dr. 'Bill' Wilson
Susan Wooldridge ... Kathleen Bruce - Mrs. Scott
Max von Sydow ... Fridtjof Nansen
Jean Ainslie Jean Ainslie ... Lady Markham
Ståle Bjørnhaug Ståle Bjørnhaug ... Olav Bjaaland (as Stale Bjornhaug)
Cliff Burnett Cliff Burnett ... Reg Skelton
Erik Bye Erik Bye ... Andreas Beck
Lawrence Douglas ... Bernard Day
Jon Eikemo Jon Eikemo ... Adolf Lindström
Derek Ensor Derek Ensor ... President of the RGS
Astrid Folstad Astrid Folstad ... Betty (as Astrid Follestad)
Julian Fox Julian Fox ... Lt. Campbell
Tom Georgeson Tom Georgeson ... P.O. Lashly
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Storyline

Preparing for an expedition to the North Pole in defiance of government opposition, Amundsen confides to his brother his secret plans to take the South Pole. This coup would sway public opinion in his direction and sweep away the negative comments of the government hardliners.

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Genres:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

1985 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

Fredrikstad, Norway

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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