Documents the dramatic 1897 flight of a visionary Swedish explorer who attempted to discover the North Pole in a hydrogen balloon, describing the formidable environmental conditions that challenged his efforts.
When an English lord is captured by a Sioux Indian tribe, he is given to the chief's aging mother as a servant. Gradually, he embraces the tribe's way of life and falls in love with the chief's sister. But before he can be accepted with honor as an equal within the tribe, he must endure the Sun Vow.
A brilliant inventor leads his devoted wife and four children into the remote jungles of Central America to carve out a new society, but instead faces the ultimate test of survival. Based on the novel by Paul Theroux.
In the mid 1800s an ex-soldier decides that he would rather live alone as a mountain man in Colorado than deal with society's constraints.After a series of setbacks he meets grizzled mountain veteran Bear Claws who teaches him how to survive.