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Adventures into Space

Adventures into Space(1958)

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The following written prologue appears in the onscreen credits: "This picture has been made with the cooperation of the U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. National Archives and Record Service, the National Film Archive of England. Photographs of Robert Edwin Peary courtesy of National Geographic Society." The prologue continues with a description and dedication to: "The first lonely man to penetrate the far reaches of limitless, unknown space. . . " Onscreen credits list Adventures in Space as copyrighted by Trinity Productions; however, no copyright record for this film has been found, nor have any reviews or news items about its production or release.
       Several other films have been made about early Arctic explorers, among them: the Academy Award winning documentary The Secret Land (1948, see AFI Catalog of Feature Films, 1941-50), produced by Orville O. Dull in association with the U. S. Navy about Richard E. Byrd's 1946 expedition; the 1948 British drama Scott of the Antarctic, directed by Charles Freud and starring John Mills about Robert Scott's ill fated expedition to the South Pole; and the television miniseries The Last Place on Earth, broadcast on the PBS network in 1985, about the Scott v.s. Amundsen race to the South Pole early in the twentieth century.