Ealing Studios, Scott of the Antarctic

Scope and Content

  • MS 1453/19;D Scott of the Antarctic Final white script, 28 November 1947 [Script of the feature film] 122 leaves, typescript (duplicated)

Administrative / Biographical History

Scott of the Antarctic was produced by Michael Balcon, directed by Charles Frend with a score by Ralph Vaughn Williams. The film covers the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 (leader Robert Falcon Scott). Released in 1948 it stars John Mills as Scott with Derek Bond as Oates, Harold Warrender as Wilson, James Robertson Justice as Evans, Reginald Beckworth as Bowers and Diana Churchill as Kathleen Scott.



Related Material

The Institute holds over a hundred archival collections containing material on the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913, including one for Sir Michael Balcon. See SPRI collection GB015 British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 for more information.