Cry of the Penguins

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Cry of the Penguins ★★½ Mr. Forbush and the Penguins 1971

Womanizing biologist Forbush (Hurt) heads off on an Antartic expedition to study penguins when his wouldbe romance with Tara (Mills) comes to naught. Beautiful photography, shallow story. Adapted from the novel “Mr. Forbush and the Penguins” by Graham Billing. Note the similarities with “Never Cry Wolf.” 105m/C VHS, DVD . GB John Hurt, Hayley Mills, Dudley Sutton, Tony Britton, Thorley Walters, Judy Campbell, Joss Ackland, Nicholas Pennell; D: Albert T. Viola; W: Anthony Shaffer; M: John Addison.