The Conquest of the Pole is another early piece of film by the same director who brought you Le Voyage dans la Lune, or A Trip to the Moon, Georges Méliès. Like A Trip to the Moon, was inspired by a Jules Verne work, the novel The Adventures of Captain Hatteras. The film was release in 1912 and chronicles a race to the north pole by rival parties of balloonists.
Here it is for your viewing pleasure. Enjoy! 🙂