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The Land That Devours Ships

1984 58 min
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For almost a century and a half, Her Majesty's Ship Breadalbane lay wrecked and forgotten under the Arctic ice. In the spring of 1983, noted undersea explorer Dr. Joseph MacInnis led a team of twenty men on one of the most difficult, dangerous and unforgettable undersea adventures of the century--to put a diver on board the sunken vessel and recover some artifacts. This film, introduced by H.R.H. Prince Charles, provides a stunning visual account of this historic expedition.

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The Land That Devours Ships

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For almost a century and a half, Her Majesty's Ship Breadalbane lay wrecked and forgotten under the Arctic ice. In the spring of 1983, noted undersea explorer Dr. Joseph MacInnis led a team of twenty men on one of the most difficult, dangerous and unforgettable undersea adventures of the century--to put a diver on board the sunken vessel and recover some artifacts. This film, introduced by H.R.H. Prince Charles, provides a stunning visual account of this historic expedition.
  • director
    Bill Mason
  • photography
    Bill Mason
  • editing
    Bill Mason
  • animation
    Bill Mason
  • producer
    Joseph MacInnis
    Patrick Watson
    Margaret Pettigrew
  • executive producer
    Michael A. Levine
    Andy Thomson
  • sound
    Alan Geldart
  • sound editing
    Alan Geldart
  • re-recording
    Hans Peter Strobl
    Adrian Croll
  • narrator
    Patrick Watson
    Bill Mason
  • music
    Larry Crosley

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