Douglas Mawson: the survivor

Australia, 1982

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During an expedition to Antarctica in 1912, Mawson’s two companions perished leaving him, ill and weak, to struggle back alone to a base camp at Commonwealth Bay. A reconstruction of the tragic expedition is the pivot of the documentary, which also includes interviews with the explorer-scientist’s daughters, contemporaries and students.

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director

David Parer

Duration

00:55:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1982

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