U.S. Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd during Antarctic Expedition in Antarctica. Supplies being unloaded from the an anchored ship. Men walk on the snow. Dog sledges loaded with supplies move on the snow. A Ford airplane (the Floyd Bennett) being lowered to the ice. Several dogs pull it on the snow. Men stay in shelters in the polar region. They work with spades to build houses. Men dine together.
The sun rises in the South Pole at 'Little America'. Men look at the rising sun during Antarctic Expedition. U.S. Navy Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd and his team raise American, British and Norwegian flags in honor of Robert Falcon Scott and Roald Amundsen. Snow is shoveled away from the windows of a hut. A man sleep in a bunk bed wakes up as the sunlight comes in he pulls a clothesline towards his bed to retrieve his boots. Books lined on shelves in the background. Team members put newborn Husky puppies onto the snow, arranging them in front of a miniature dog sled. The mother dog quickly picks up each puppy in here mouth to bring them back into her dog house to warm them.
U.S. Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd in Antarctica during an expedition. A Fokker plane being fueled. The plane taxis and flies. Several men gathered as the plane takes off. Doctor Gould and other men leave for Rockefeller mountains in the aircraft. Doctor Gould and other men stand on snow. A blizzard strikes them. The plane is torn from its moorings. The plane is torn and the exploring party is stranded. The blizzard strikes the camp area 'Little America'. A man operates a radio. A search party being organized for the stranded party. U.S. Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd heads the search party. A Fairchild plane being warmed up and flies to the stranded party's rescue. Doctor Gould and other men ration the food and drink and eat. The rescue party reaches them and a radio message is flashed from the rescue aircraft to the camp area. Men in the radio room of the camp area. The giant aircraft being sheltered from blizzards. Hangar built from snow for the aircraft.
U.S. Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd's Antarctic Expedition. Ship anchored at Ross Barrier. Admiral Byrd examines ice crevasses. His dog 'Igloo' stands with him. Deep gorges. Penguins stand on ice. Dog sledges in the area. Several men stand in a group. The penguins walk towards the men. The penguins waddle near the water. Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd walks with his dog near the penguins.
U.S. Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd at the Ice Barrier during Antarctic Expedition. Ship anchored at Ross Barrier. Men stand in a group near water. A break in the barrier wall. A small boat in water. Men sit in the boat. The boat moves towards a man. The boat moves back towards the barrier. Several men help a man to walk.
Antarctic Expedition of U.S. Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd. Two huts being built deep into the snow. Men dig a connecting tunnel. The men work with spades. Men wear thick coats. The tunnel being lined with several boxes. A blizzard strikes the camp. Sled dogs covered with snow flakes. Snow covers the supply boxes. Men dig snow in the blizzard. Radio tower erected in the camp area. The permanent huts with cloth lined walls buried and built deep into the snow in 'Little America'.