Two times Emmy award and Golden Globe Nominated winning BBC miniseries filmed in Africa Released in the UK for the first time ever on DVD. Stars Michael Gough (Batman, Batman Returns, Sleepy Hollow), James Mason (North by Northwest, 20,000 leagues Under the Sea), Kenneth Haigh (Man at the Top, a Hard Day s Night)Originally transmitted on both BBC 1 and BBC 2 at peak time (1972) Exceptional cinematography of harsh and unforgiving African landscapes, remarkable sequences of mass camel treks and perilous river crossings, the series was highly acclaimed at the time and commands strong online interest to this day.Achieved huge audiences world wide, most notably in North America. In the middle of the 19th Century, at the height of Britain s imperial power, an unsolved mystery lay in the very heart of Africa, the mystery of the source of the Nile.It was a challenge that attracted a handful of extraordinary men: a challenge strong enough to reveal the best, and the worst, in all of them. Before long, it was to become an obsession. Includes English Subtitles for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Review Magnificent entertainment in the grand manner A compulsive mixture of theatre, history and travelogue...seldom if ever better done --Daily MailBeautiful and intelligent --Daily MirrorThe success story of the year-already a TV classic --The Observer & Daily Express Running Time: 300 minutes Region: Region 2 Release Date: 7 Nov. 2016
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