Synopsis: This disc contains the behind the scenes features of the Shackleton series. In "The Making of Shackleton" - Go behind the scenes with Kenneth Branagh, director Chrales Sturridge, and the rest of the cast and crew as they endure five weeks of dangerous shooting off the floes off Greenland. Like the Endurance itself, their Norwegian icebreaking ship (and base of operations) became trapped in ice, and crew members actually had to carry shotguns to ward off polar bears!
Enjoy A&E's biography on this landmark series as it sheds new light on the life and adventures of the legendary polar explorer whose leadership style has been embraced by 21-st century companies worldwide.
In "Antartica: A Frozen History", From its discovery in 1773 by Captain Cook to the extraordinary expeditions led by men like Robert Scott, Ernest Shackleton and Ronald Amundsen, THE HISTORY CHANNEL chronicles the epic adventures at the bottom of the world, while a visit to antarctica today captures the continent's savage beauty and undiminished danger.
Special Features: 50 Minute featurette: The Making Of Shackleton, Ernest Shackleton episode of A&E's Award Winning Series BIOGRAPHY, 2 Hour Bonus Program From The History Channel: "Antarctica: A Frozen History", Biography/Filmography of Kenneth Branagh, Interactive Menus