The Great Achievement (1958) New Zealanders' work in the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition is shown and their role in the International Geophysical Year. Sir Edmund Hillary's dramatic dash to the South Pole and his meeting with Sir Vivian Fuchs are highlights of the film. Other features are seals, penguins and killer whales, the dredging of the sea-floor and the work of dog-teams, tractor trains and aircraft. Duration 32.00. B&W, 35mm 3,041 ft.