The Island at the Top of the World (1974)

Genres - Adventure, Fantasy  |   Sub-Genres - Fantasy Adventure  |   Release Date - Dec 20, 1974 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 95 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - G
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This Disney family adventure, directed by Robert Stevenson in his Jules Verne mode, concern a group of explorers who travel to the Arctic Circle in 1908 to explore the uncharted wastes of the North Pole. Sir Anthony Ross (Donald Sinden), a rich Londoner, organizes an Arctic exploration team in hopes of locating his missing son. Providing expert advice is Prof. John Ivarson (David Hartman), a professor of Nordic history. As the group explores the frozen tundra, they come across an unknown valley, skirting the borders of a giant volcano, that turns out to be a lost Viking kingdom.

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archaeology, astronaut, exploration, lost-civilization, missing, missing-person, rescue, search, survivor, Viking, wilderness