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With Byrd at the South Pole

With Byrd at the South Pole
Theatrical release poster
Produced by Jesse L. Lasky
Adolph Zukor
Written by Julian Johnson (titles)
Starring Richard E. Byrd
Music by Manny Baer
Cinematography Joseph T. Rucker
Willard Van der Veer
Edited by Emanuel Cohen
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release dates June 19, 1930
Running time 82 minutes
Country United States
Language English

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]

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


  • Cast 1
  • DVD info 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


DVD info

This was released on DVD in February, 2000. It is part of a milestone collection that is very limited. [2] [3]


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  2. ^ "With Byrd at the South Pole-Barnes and Noble". Retrieved September 20, 2014. 
  3. ^ "With Byrd at the South Pole". Retrieved September 2014. 

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