Conquest of the Pole

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Méliès

Conquest of the Pole (French: Conquête du pôle) is a 1912 silent movie. It was directed and produced by Georges Méliès. It was based on the book The Adventures of Captain Hatteras by Jules Verne. It is about a race to the north pole by rival parties of balloonists. An elaborate scene involves a frost giant who tries to eat the crew.

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