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James Cook was a petty officer when he was chosen to lead an expedition to the South Pacific in 1767. A Yorkshire-born son of a labourer, he rose up the ranks of the Admiralty and completed three epic voyages to the New World, his most famous being the discovery of the East coast of Australia.

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Crew

Director
Lawrence Gordon Clark
Writers
Peter Yeldham
Producer
Ray Alchin
Executive Producers
Lawrence Gordon Clark  Geoff Daniel
Dir. of Photography
Peter Hendry
Composer
Jose Nieto
Editor
Tony Kavanagh  Lyn Solly
Production Designer
Laurie Johnson

Cast

Keith Michell - John Gregg - Erich Hallhuber - David Whitney - Tony Harvey - Carol Drinkwater

Production Details

Production Completion
1987
Production Company
Australian Broadcasting Corporation  Resolution Films  Revcom International/Les Films Ariane