Dorchester Film Society
Showing The Best Of World Cinema Since 1958

The Great White Silence

Jan 9, 2014 - 19:30 - Corn Exchange, Dorchester

  • Director: Herbert G Ponting
  • Year: 1924
  • Country: UK
  • Run Time: 108 mins
  • Ratings
  • A: 46
  • B: 43
  • C: 14
  • D: 0
  • E: 2
  • Overall: 81.2
The Great White Silence

This is the recently restored version of Herbert Ponting's extraordinary silent documentary about Scott's tragic 1912 expedition to the Antarctic. A pioneering film from the early days of cinematography which reveals stunning and unique images of the explorers and of the environment that fascinated and ultimately killed them.