With Byrd At the South Pole
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With Byrd At the South Pole

With Byrd at the South Pole
With byrd at the south pole 1930 poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Produced byJesse L. Lasky
Adolph Zukor
Written byJulian Johnson (titles)
StarringRichard E. Byrd
Music byManny Baer
CinematographyJoseph T. Rucker
Willard Van der Veer
Edited byEmanuel Cohen
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
June 19, 1930
Running time
82 minutes
CountryUnited States

With Byrd at the South Pole (1930) is a documentary film about Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd and his 1st quest to the South Pole beginning at the Little America-Exploration Base. The film's soundtrack consists mostly of music and sound effects, with narration read by Floyd Gibbons. The film won at the 3rd Academy Awards for Best Cinematography.[1][dead link][2]

The film was the first documentary to win any Oscar and the only one to win cinematography.


DVD release

With Byrd at the South Pole was released on DVD in February 2000. It is part of a milestone collection that is very limited.[3][4]

See also


  1. ^ http://movies.nytimes.com/movie/54972/With-Byrd-at-the-South-Pole-The-Story-of-Little-America/details
  2. ^ "The 3rd Academy Awards (1930) Nominees and Winners". Oscars.org (Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences). Archived from the original on May 21, 2019. Retrieved 2019.
  3. ^ "With Byrd at the South Pole-Barnes and Noble". Retrieved 2014.
  4. ^ "With Byrd at the South Pole". Retrieved 2014.

External links

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