About the film
The Greely Expedition
Release Date: January 01, 0001
|Slogan||:||«In 1881 a 25-man crew sets sail for Lady Franklin Bay with Lt. Adolphus Greely, but three years later only six return.»|
From PBS and American Experience - Using scientific accounts, diaries, photographs and letters, this film reveals how poor planning, personality clashes, questionable decisions and pure bad luck conspired to turn a noble scientific mission into a human tragedy.