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Films By Frank Hurley

ENDURANCE (Frank Hurley, 1933)
An edited version of material shot during Shackelton's 1914-16 Antarctic expedition. Quite apart from its undeniable historical value, we see how the camera has caught and preserved the raw and un-co… Read more

JUNGLE WOMAN (Frank Hurley, 1926)
This early Australian melodrama deals with two stranded gold prospectors, South and Mardyke, who visit the Bunda-Bunda Plantation at the outskirts of Merauke in New Guinea. They set out on the expedi… Read more

PEARLS AND SAVAGES (Frank Hurley, 1921)
This film is a record of two trips made by Frank Hurley to the Torres Strait Islands, and to Papua in 1920-21 and 1922-23. Hurley stated, "My ambition has been to bring back and portray some of the m… Read more

SOUTH: SIR ERNEST SHACKLETON'S GLORIOUS EPIC OF THE ANTARCTIC (Frank Hurley, 1919)
A breathtaking visual record of Sir Ernest Shackleton's heroic but ill-fated attempt to cross Antarctica in 1914 South is a unique historical document and a moving tribute to a small party of men who… Read more

That's the Spirit (Frank Hurley, 1937)
When the Independent Oil Company reduces the price of petrol by four pence per gallon to the lowest level on record, prosperity - as the song goes - is on its way. ... Where is the Independent Oil Co… Read more

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