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    With Byrd at the South Pole (Paramount, 1930). Lobby Card Set of 8 (11" X 14").
    A classic documentary in black and white, the film is mostly silent, with a musical score added. There is a sound introduction by Admiral Richard Byrd himself and a narrator describes the section showing the actual flight over the South Pole. The film is beautifully photographed and won the Academy Award for cinematography in 1930. This explores the planning and execution of the 1928 expedition, the second venture the Admiral had made to that vast wilderness in just three years. Posters for this film rarely turn up and this is the first set of lobby cards we have ever offered. They show light edge wear, one card has pinholes in the top corners, another has a few minor stains in the upper border, and one has a smudge in the center. Very Fine+.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    17th-18th Saturday-Sunday
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